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  • Abe says N Korea rocket plan a serious provocation

    Date: 2016-02-03 10:28:57 GMT - Japan - World - SN:25 - ID:4241013

    TOKYO, Feb 3 (MENA) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Wednesday condemned Pyongyang’s plan to launch a rocket, calling it "a serious provocation" that would violate UN Security Council resolutions, Japan Today newspaper reported. Abe’s ....

  • China seriously concerned over N. Korea's upcoming satellite rocket launch

    Date: 2016-02-03 10:12:57 GMT - China - World - SN:24 - ID:4240825

    BEIJING, Feb 3 (MENA) – China is seriously concerned over North Korea’s plans to launch a satellite using a ballistic missile, Russian news agency Sputnik reported on Wednesday, quoting the Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman. "We have studied ....

  • US condemns North Korean satellite launch plan

    Date: 2016-02-03 06:03:06 GMT - USA - World - SN:2 - ID:4239425

    WASHINGTON, Feb 3 (MENA) - The White House sharply criticized North Korea’s plan to launch a satellite this month, describing the move as a “destabilizing provocation.” News of Pyongyang’s plan emerged after it sent notices to two United Nations ....

  • Rome meeting decides to cut off Daesh finance sources

    Date: 2016-02-02 21:49:22 GMT - Italy - World - SN:122 - ID:4238669

    ROME, Feb 2 (MENA) - Washington and its allies vowed on Tuesday to "accelerate and intensify" the fight against Daesh in Syria and Iraq. Meeting in Rome, ministers from the 23 countries involved in the US-led coalition battling the extremist ....

  • British warplanes continue airstrikes against Daesh

    Date: 2016-02-02 20:49:38 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:118 - ID:4238725

    LONDON, Feb 2 (MENA) - British Royal Air Force aircraft have inflicted further losses on Daesh terrorists operating in Syria and Iraq. Two Tornados flew reconnaissance and close air support for the Kurdish peshmerga in northern Iraq on Monday. ....

  • Pentagon to request $7.5Bln on anti-Daesh fight

    Date: 2016-02-02 19:52:37 GMT - USA - World - SN:114 - ID:4238657

    WASHINGTON, Feb 2 (MENA) - The US Department of Defense will spend 50 percent more in fiscal year 2017 on its fight against the Daesh, Sputnik news agency quoted US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter as having said on Tuesday. "Because we are ....

  • Russia says ready to coordinate with US for ceasefire in Syria

    Date: 2016-02-02 19:20:58 GMT - Russia - World - SN:112 - ID:4238573

    MOSCOW, Feb 2 (MENA) - Russia is ready to coordinate steps with the US toward achieving a ceasefire in Syria, a Russian diplomat was quoted by Interfax as saying on Tuesday. Mutual willingness is necessary, the diplomat added. (MENA) A R E/M A ....

  • Blast reported at secondary school in Swedish Karlstad

    Date: 2016-02-02 15:45:21 GMT - Sweden - World - SN:98 - ID:4237285

    KARLSTAD, Sweden, Feb 2 (MENA) - A powerful explosion has been reported at a school building in the Swedish town of Karlstad, Russia Today reported on Tuesday. Emergency services are at the scene. Fire broke out at the site following the ....

  • Passengers on board Portuguese flight evacuated over bomb threat

    Date: 2016-02-02 15:05:32 GMT - Portugal - World - SN:87 - ID:4236893

    LISBON, Feb 2 (MENA) - Some 38 passengers on board a local Portuguese flight were evacuated on Tuesday over a bomb treat, Al Arabiya TV channel reported. The plane, preparing to leave Faro airport in Portugal's southern region of Algarve for ....

  • Assailants throw bombs at German mosque

    Date: 2016-02-02 13:45:28 GMT - Germany - World - SN:77 - ID:4236289

    BERLIN, Feb 2 (MENA) - Police in western Germany said unidentified assailants have thrown two bombs at the grounds of a mosque, but there was no damage and no one was injured, Fox News TV channel reported on Tuesday. Police in Saarland state said ....

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