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  • Jewish billionaire Sheldon Adelson endorses Donald Trump

    Date: 2016-05-13 22:08:23 GMT - USA - World - SN:94 - ID:4902761

    NEW YORK, May 13 (MENA) - Jewish Billionaire casino owner Sheldon Adelson has endorsed Donald Trump, declaring the election of another Democrat in 2016 would be "frightening", The Wall Street Journal reported. "I am endorsing Trump's bid for ....

  • Russia 'was behind German parliament hack' - Berlin

    Date: 2016-05-13 21:50:46 GMT - Germany - World - SN:91 - ID:4902617

    BERLIN, May 13 (MENA) - Germany's domestic intelligence agency has accused Russia of being behind a series of cyber attacks on German state computer systems, the BBC reported. The BfV said a hacker group thought to work for the Russian state had ....

  • More Islamists head from Germany to Syria, Iraq

    Date: 2016-05-13 21:21:36 GMT - Germany - World - SN:87 - ID:4902609

    BERLIN, May 13 (MENA) - At least 820 Islamists have left Germany to join jihadists in Syria and Iraq, the German domestic security agency said Friday, voicing concerns about the rapid radicalisation of minors after two recent attacks. Around 40 ....

  • UK man jailed for Daesh-inspired plot to attack US troops

    Date: 2016-05-13 19:20:47 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:83 - ID:4902249

    LONDON, May 13 (MENA) - A British delivery driver was sentenced Friday to at least 12 years in prison for a Daesh-inspired plot to attack American military personnel in England, ABC News reported. A judge said Junead Khan was a "committed ....

  • China warns US to stop 'disturbing' Hong Kong

    Date: 2016-05-13 15:44:34 GMT - China - World - SN:72 - ID:4901329

    BEIJING, May 13 (MENA) - China has accused US officials of trying to “disturb” Hong Kong through meddling in the city-state's affairs - a move that Beijing says would provoke its “bad reaction.” Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said on ....

  • Russian security service detains Estonian resident for espionage

    Date: 2016-05-13 14:26:07 GMT - Russia - World - SN:66 - ID:4900913

    MOSCOW, May 13 (MENA) - The Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) has detained a resident of Estonia in St. Petersburg for espionage, a source at the FSB public relations center told TASS on Friday. "The Federal Security Service has detained ....

  • Magnitude 5.1 earthquake shakes Taiwan

    Date: 2016-05-13 13:37:15 GMT - Taiwan - World - SN:60 - ID:4900473

    TAIPEI, May 13 (MENA) - A magnitude 5.1 earthquake rocked northern Taiwan on Friday afternoon, just a day after two other temblors exceeding magnitudes of 5 hit the same area off the island's northeastern coast, Focus Taiwan News Channel ....

  • More troops deployed as Pak-Afghan tension escalates

    Date: 2016-05-13 13:15:47 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:58 - ID:4900325

    KABUL, May 13 (MENA) - More troops and military equipment have been deployed along the two sides of Torkham as tensions have escalated between Afghanistan and Pakistan over fencing attempt by Pakistani border guards, Khaama Press reported on ....

  • More than 180,000 Mediterranean migrant, refugee arrivals so far in 2016

    Date: 2016-05-13 11:48:08 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:46 - ID:4899633

    GENEVA, May 13 (MENA) - An estimated 188,075 migrants and refugees had entered Europe by sea in 2016 by May 11, arriving in Italy, Greece, Cyprus and Spain, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said Friday according to The Sofia ....

  • EU’s Juncker warns Turkey over Terror Law Reform

    Date: 2016-05-13 08:31:15 GMT - Germany - World - SN:25 - ID:4898293

    BERLIN, May 13 (MENA) - European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said a deal to grant Turks visa-free access to the European Union countries would collapse if Ankara failed to change terror laws. According to The Wall Street Journal, the ....

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