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  • British forces continue to conduct air operations in the fight against Daesh

    Date: 2016-01-27 16:57:29 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:101 - ID:4200569

    LONDON, Jan 27 (MENA) - Daesh terrorists in both Syria and Iraq have been repeatedly struck by numerous Royal Air Force attacks over recent days, the British Ministry of Defence said on Wednesday. On Wednesday 20 January Typhoon FGR4s and Tornado ....

  • ICC authorises Russia-Georgia 'war crimes' investigation

    Date: 2016-01-27 16:32:14 GMT - Netherlands - World - SN:99 - ID:4200317

    THE HAGUE, Jan 27 (MENA) - The International Criminal Court (ICC) has authorized an investigation into possible war crimes perpetrated during a conflict between Russia and Georgia, the BBC news reported. The investigation relates to the conflict ....

  • German cabinet backs deportation law for foreign criminals

    Date: 2016-01-27 16:29:50 GMT - Germany - World - SN:97 - ID:4200353

    BERLIN, Jan 27 (MENA) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition government backed a new law on Wednesday to make it easier to deport foreign nationals who commit crimes, in the wake of attacks on women on New Year's Eve, many blamed on migrants, ....

  • Russian, French FMs discuss over phone preparations of Geneva talks on Syria

    Date: 2016-01-27 16:28:44 GMT - Russia - World - SN:96 - ID:4199885

    MOSCOW, Jan 27 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and his French counterpart Laurent Fabius discussed over phone preparations for Syria peace talks due to take place in Geneva on January 29. The two ministers tackled the pressing ....

  • Diplomat: Threats of extremism reinforce need to resolve Palestinian-Israeli conflict

    Date: 2016-01-27 15:40:14 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:90 - ID:4200073

    BRUSSELS, Jan 27 (MENA) - Threats of terrorism and extremism in the Middle East reinforce the need to pursue a two-state solution in the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, Russian Ambassador to the European Union (EU) Vladimir Chizhov was quoted by TASS ....

  • The U.S. supposed to leave Afghanistan by 2017, but might take decades.

    Date: 2016-01-27 15:33:12 GMT - USA - World - SN:86 - ID:4199853

    WASHINGTON, Jan 27 (MENA) - Top US military commanders, who only a few months ago were planning to pull the last American troops out of Afghanistan by year’s end, are now quietly talking about an American commitment that could keep thousands of ....

  • Russian deputy FM discusses settlement in Syria with US ambassador

    Date: 2016-01-27 15:30:34 GMT - Russia - World - SN:85 - ID:4199841

    MOSCOW, Jan 27 (MENA) - Russian Deputy Foreign Minister and special presidential representative for the Middle east and Africa Mikhail Bogdanov and US Ambassador to Moscow John Tefft discussed the issues of facilitating soonest political settlement ....

  • Danish law requires asylum seekers to hand over valuables

    Date: 2016-01-27 13:53:59 GMT - USA - World - SN:73 - ID:4198525

    NEW YORK, Jan 27 (MENA) - Denmark passed a law requiring newly arrived asylum seekers to hand over valuables, including jewelry and gold, to help pay for their stay in the country, according to New York Times. The move underscored an ....

  • Erdogan to visit South American countries

    Date: 2016-01-27 13:23:45 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:61 - ID:4198365

    ANKARA, Jan 27 (MENA) - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will pay an official visit to Chile from February 10-17. The visit, which is the first of its kind by a Turkish president to Chile in 20 years, will be part of a tour of a South ....

  • German police arrest two suspects linked to Nazi propaganda website

    Date: 2016-01-27 12:50:24 GMT - Germany - World - SN:56 - ID:4198153

    BERLIN, Jan 27 (MENA) - German police on Wednesday arrested two people in raids against a far-right group suspected of using an Internet portal to incite violence against foreigners, spread Nazi propaganda and deny the Holocaust, the public ....

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