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  • Russia developing new global positioning spacecraft for Glonass

    Date: 2016-02-07 19:37:11 GMT - Russia - World - SN:100 - ID:4269037

    MOSCOW, Feb 7 (MENA) - Russia continues to develop new generation spacecraft for its Glonass global positioning system, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said Sunday, according to Sputnik News. "Work continues on creating and testing ....

  • UK condemns North Korea’s missile launch

    Date: 2016-02-07 19:26:36 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:97 - ID:4269229

    LONDON, Feb 7 (MENA) – UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond condemned Sunday North Korea's ballistic missile technology test, FCO posted on its website. "I strongly condemn North Korea’s ballistic missile technology test. This is a clear and ....

  • 37 Daesh, Taliban militants killed in security operations

    Date: 2016-02-07 16:40:26 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:88 - ID:4268529

    KABUL, Feb 7 (MENA) - Up to 37 militants have been killed in security operations in different parts of Afghanistan, Khaama Press quoted the Afghan Ministry of Defense as announcing on Sunday. According to a statement issued by the ministry, six ....

  • NATO condemns North Korea's rocket launch

    Date: 2016-02-07 15:29:38 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:81 - ID:4267877

    BRUSSELS, Feb 7 (MENA) - NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg has issued a strong condemnation of North Korea's rocket launch, calling it a "direct violation" of five UN Security Council resolutions, ABC News reported. Stoltenberg said in a ....

  • Denmark FM on working visit to Algeria Monday

    Date: 2016-02-07 15:26:48 GMT - Algeria - World - SN:79 - ID:4267853

    ALGIERS, Feb 7 (MENA) - Denmark's Foreign Minister Kristian Jensen will start a two-day working visit to Algeria on Monday at the invitation of Algerian Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Ramtane Lamamra. This visit ....

  • Australia bans 312 persons from traveling to ME

    Date: 2016-02-07 14:51:26 GMT - Australia - World - SN:74 - ID:4267177

    CANBERRA, Feb 7 (MENA) - The Australian migration department said Sunday that 312 persons were prevented from traveling to the Middle East (ME) during last seven months. About 336 persons were banned from traveling during 12 months before that ....

  • British Muslims open doors to mosques to 'demystify' them

    Date: 2016-02-07 14:35:38 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:71 - ID:4267529

    LONDON, Feb 7 (MENA) - More than 80 mosques all over Britain opened their doors to non-Muslims on Sunday to offer “tours and tea” in an effort to explain Islam beyond the “hostile headlines” amid a surge of Islamophobic sentiment across Europe, ....

  • Seven arrested in Spain over suspected militant links

    Date: 2016-02-07 12:54:42 GMT - Spain - World - SN:50 - ID:4266689

    MADRID, Feb 7 (MENA) - Spanish police said they arrested seven people on Sunday with suspected links to Al-Qaeda and the Islamic State jihadist groups, Al Arabiya reported. The arrests were carried out in the eastern cities of Valencia and ....

  • Australia pledges aid to help Tonga, Pacific grappling with Zika

    Date: 2016-02-07 11:41:45 GMT - Australia - World - SN:41 - ID:4265865

    CANBERRA, Feb 7 (MENA) - Australia pledged up to A$500,000 ($354,000) in aid for its Pacific island neighbours on Sunday to help combat the spread of the Zika virus after an outbreak in Tonga last week raised concern in the region, NDTV ....

  • Kerry vows to work with UNSC to hold N.Korea accountable for missile launch

    Date: 2016-02-07 11:24:56 GMT - USA - World - SN:38 - ID:4264945

    WASHINGTON, Feb 7 (MENA) - US State Secretary John Kerry slammed North Korea’s Sunday missile launch, pledging to continue working with the UN Security Council to hold Pyongyang to account. Earlier, North Korea launched a long-range rocket from ....

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