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  • Qaeda claims responsibility for attack on UN base in Mali

    Date: 2016-02-06 15:39:41 GMT - USA - World - SN:82 - ID:4261645

    WASHINGTON, Feb 6 (MENA) - Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb claimed responsibility for Friday's attack on the Hotel Palmeraie, located in the centre of the Malian city of Timbuktu, which is used as a United Nations forces base. A suicide bomber ....

  • US drones, Afghan forces kill 28 Daesh members

    Date: 2016-02-06 14:58:06 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:76 - ID:4261409

    KABUL, Feb 6 (MENA) - Authorities in Afghanistan said Saturday national security forces and US drone strikes have jointly killed at least 28 Daesh members in a restive eastern region bordering Pakistan, the Voice of America (VOA) reported. The ....

  • Three British soldiers wounded in top secret firefight with 30 ISIS terrorists in Iraq

    Date: 2016-02-06 14:20:21 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:66 - ID:4261005

    LONDON, Feb 6 (MENA) - Three British Special Forces soldiers were wounded in a firefight with 30 ISIS militants in Iraq, Daily Mail reported. The SAS and SBS are said to have been on a secret mission deep inside enemy territory when the ....

  • YouGov poll: British campaign for 'Brexit' takes 9-point lead

    Date: 2016-02-06 13:54:01 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:61 - ID:4260829

    LONDON, Feb 6 (MENA) - The campaign for Britain to leave the European Union has taken a nine-point lead over the rival 'in' campaign, according to a poll taken since Prime Minister David Cameron set out his proposals to keep the country in the ....

  • Germans: Refugees crossing borders should be shot

    Date: 2016-02-06 13:09:06 GMT - Germany - World - SN:57 - ID:4260489

    BERLIN, Feb 6 (MENA) - The last research of YouGov, an international Internet-based market research firm, shows that 29 percent of German citizens polled think that police should have the right to shoot illegal migrants at the border "if ....

  • US estimate of Daesh militants in Libya doubles to 6,500- report

    Date: 2016-02-06 11:02:45 GMT - USA - World - SN:39 - ID:4259105

    WASHINGTON, Feb 6 (MENA) - The number of fighters from Daesh militants in Libya has doubled as tougher border controls and a coordinated air strike campaign take their toll on the group’s numbers in Syria, according to US intelligence estimates, the ....

  • Taiwan hit by powerful earthquake, China offers help

    Date: 2016-02-06 07:06:06 GMT - China - World - SN:9 - ID:4258101

    BEIJING, Feb 6 (MENA) - An earthquake in southern Taiwan early on Saturday morning damaged several buildings, causing the collapse of at least one and leaving at least five people dead, Xinhua news agency quoted a statement by the island's disaster ....

  • Man shot dead, two injured in Dublin hotel shooting

    Date: 2016-02-05 22:30:57 GMT - Ireland - World - SN:107 - ID:4257669

    DUBLIN, Feb 5 (MENA) - A man has been killed in a shooting at a weigh-in for a World Boxing Organization (WBO) title fight in the Republic of Ireland, the BBC reported. Two other men were injured in the incident at Dublin's Regency Hotel at about ....

  • 20 killed as bus plunges into Purna river in India

    Date: 2016-02-05 22:24:05 GMT - India - World - SN:106 - ID:4257653

    NEW DELHI, Feb 5 (MENA) - At least 20 people died after a state transport bus in which they were travelling fell from a bridge into India's Purna river in south Gujarat on Friday, Times of India reported. According to police, the number of ....

  • German police receive 224 complaints during first night of Cologne carnival

    Date: 2016-02-05 21:23:21 GMT - Germany - World - SN:103 - ID:4257665

    BERLIN, Feb 5 (MENA) – German police said on Friday they have so far received a total of 224 complaints from people attending Germany's annual carnival in the western city of Cologne, which was the focus of mass sexual attacks and robberies against ....

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