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  • Militant killed during special operation in Russia’s Dagestan — source

    Date: 2016-07-07 14:49:31 GMT - Dagestan - World - SN:69 - ID:5221997

    MAKHACHKALA, July 7 (MENA) - Security forces have reportedly killed a gunman during a skirmish in Karabudakhkent district of Russia’s North Caucasus Republic of Dagestan where the counterterrorism operation regime was put in place overnight on ....

  • Suspect package sparks security alert at UK Parliament

    Date: 2016-07-07 14:35:30 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:67 - ID:5221877

    LONDON, July 7 (MENA) - A suspect package triggered a security alert at the British parliament, but there were no reports of illness or injury, police said. Metropolitan Police said a suspect package had been received in Parliament at around ....

  • Jack Straw: I'm deeply sorry for loss of life but not sorry for the decision to go to war in Iraq

    Date: 2016-07-07 14:09:56 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:65 - ID:5221721

    LONDON, July 7 (MENA) - The former foreign secretary has apologised for the loss of life in Iraq but repeatedly refused to say sorry for the decision to go to war in Iraq. Jack Straw, who served under Tony Blair, made the comments to ITV News' Mark ....

  • Putin signs controversial anti-terror package of laws

    Date: 2016-07-07 13:10:13 GMT - Russia - World - SN:56 - ID:5221421

    MOSCOW, July 7 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a package of anti-terror laws developed by MP Irina Yarovaya and Senator Viktor Ozerov, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov was quoted by Russian news Agency Tass as saying on ....

  • Philippine military assaults kill 9 Abu Sayyaf extremists

    Date: 2016-07-07 12:56:44 GMT - Philippines - World - SN:54 - ID:5221337

    MANILA, July 7 (MENA) - A Philippine military spokesman says government forces, backed by rocket-firing helicopters and artillery fire, have killed up to nine Abu Sayyaf extremists in battles against the militants in two southern provinces, San ....

  • 'Several thousand soldiers from US, Nato' to be deployed in Poland

    Date: 2016-07-07 12:25:06 GMT - Poland - World - SN:50 - ID:5221185

    WARSAW, July 7 (MENA) - Several thousand of US and NATO troops will be deployed in Poland as NATO is expanding its military presence on the alliance's eastern flank, Polish Defense Minister Antoni Macierewicz said Thursday, according to Sputnik ....

  • China rejects US sanctions against South Korean president

    Date: 2016-07-07 12:01:30 GMT - China - World - SN:47 - ID:5221081

    BEIJING, July 7 (MENA) - China's Foreign Ministry said on Thursday that it opposed the use of unilateral sanctions after the United States announced sanctions on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for the first time, citing human rights abuses, ....

  • S. Korea welcomes U.S. sanctions on N. Korean human rights violators

    Date: 2016-07-07 11:53:34 GMT - south korea - World - SN:45 - ID:5221021

    SEOUL, July 7 (MENA) - South Korea on Thursday "welcomed" the United States' move to impose sanctions on North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and other high ranking officials for human rights violations, expressing hopes that the move will help the world ....

  • Chelsea Manning in suicide attempt, US Army says

    Date: 2016-07-07 10:51:49 GMT - USA - World - SN:34 - ID:5220533

    WASHINGTON, July 7 (MENA) - A former US soldier who was jailed for revealing classified information to WikiLeaks has reportedly tried to take her own life. Chelsea Manning was taken to a hospital near the US Disciplinary Barracks at Fort ....

  • Kerry in Ukraine to offer help from United States

    Date: 2016-07-07 10:48:35 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:33 - ID:5220685

    KIEV, July 7 (MENA) – US Secretary of State John Kerry is in Ukraine aiming to reassure the former Soviet republic that the United States stands by it in its territorial disputes with Russia, ABC News reported on Thursday. Kerry arrived in Kiev ....

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