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  • Danish school bans Muslim students from wearing niqab in classroom

    Date: 2016-05-05 21:54:10 GMT - Denmark - World - SN:140 - ID:4851969

    COPENHAGEN, May 5 (MENA) - An adult education center in northern Copenhagen has told six female students they can no longer attend classes unless they remove their niqabs, The Independent reported. ‎ VUC Lyngby school said the rules were changed ....

  • Doctors Without Borders pulls out of UN humanitarian summit

    Date: 2016-05-05 21:49:45 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:139 - ID:4851953

    GENEVA, May 5 (MENA) - The international medical aid agency Doctors Without Borders has pulled out of the first UN humanitarian summit, saying the meeting won't address the growing needs caused by war and violence across the world because of its ....

  • Afghan official says roadside bomb killed 5 in remote area

    Date: 2016-05-05 20:53:32 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:136 - ID:4851849

    KABUL, May 5 (MENA) - An Afghan official said a roadside bombing has killed five civilians and wounded five others in a remote northwestern province, the Fox News reported. Deputy provincial chief police Abdul Ali Zamani said on Thursday that the ....

  • US army Captain takes Obama to court over Daesh fight

    Date: 2016-05-05 18:32:02 GMT - USA - World - SN:127 - ID:4851369

    WASHINGTON, May 5 (MENA) - A 28-year-old Army officer on Wednesday sued President Obama over the legality of the war against Daesh, setting up a test of Mr. Obama’s disputed claim that he needs no new legal authority from Congress to order the ....

  • Kremlin comments on remarks of new NATO commander in Europe

    Date: 2016-05-05 14:47:18 GMT - Russia - World - SN:96 - ID:4849777

    MOSCOW, May 5 (MENA) - Russia will safeguard its national interests should there be any threat to them, presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said about statements by the newly appointed commander of NATO’s forces in Europe, US General Curtis ....

  • Imam accused of being Daesh supporter demands apology from David Cameron

    Date: 2016-05-05 13:18:24 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:77 - ID:4849309

    LONDON, May 5 (MENA) - The imam branded a Daesh supporting extremist by David Cameron has said he is a Conservative supporter and demanded an apology, the Independent reported on Thursday. Suliman Gani denied allegations he supports Daesh and ....

  • Taliban suffer heavy casualties in Kandahar

    Date: 2016-05-05 11:06:38 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:49 - ID:4847957

    KABUL, May 5 (MENA) - The Taliban militants suffered heavy casualties during the raids of the Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) in southern Kandahar province, Afghanistan's Khaama Press reported Thursday. The Afghan Ministry of Defense (MoD) ....

  • Daesh can stage Europe-style attacks in US: Clapper

    Date: 2016-05-05 10:40:48 GMT - USA - World - SN:44 - ID:4847389

    WASHINGTON, May 5 (MENA) - Daesh has the capability to stage a Paris-style attack in the U.S. using local cells to strike in multiple locations and inflict dozens of casualties, according to the Obama administration's top U.S. intelligence official, ....

  • Russia plans to retain title of world's top wheat exporter

    Date: 2016-05-05 09:36:13 GMT - Russia - World - SN:32 - ID:4847129

    MOSCOW, May 5 (MENA) - Russia plans to hold the title of the world’s leading exporter of wheat in the new agricultural year, exporting 25 million tons of wheat, reported the Russian news agency Sputnik on Thursday, quoting Russian Agriculture ....

  • Emergency declared in Alberta as out of control wildfire rages

    Date: 2016-05-05 08:55:06 GMT - Canada - World - SN:23 - ID:4846617

    OTTAWA, May 5 (MENA) - A state of emergency has been declared in the province of Alberta in Canada after a wildfire forced all 88,000 residents of Fort McMurray to flee, according to the BBC. Officials say the fast-moving blaze could destroy much ....

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