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  • 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 ....

  • Russian legislator blames US for governing ‘international corruption’

    Date: 2016-01-27 11:53:15 GMT - Russia - World - SN:46 - ID:4197385

    MOSCOW, Jan 27 (MENA) - The head of the State Duma’s security and resistance to corruption committee, Irina Yarovaya (of the United Russia Party), claims that the United States governs international corruption, adding that the sanctions against ....

  • Daesh exploiting migrant routes to smuggle jihadists back to Britain using fake documents

    Date: 2016-01-27 11:37:46 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:41 - ID:4197169

    LONDON, Jan 27 (MENA) - Daesh jihadists are exploiting the migrant crisis to smuggle terrorists into Europe with fake passports they can then use to travel to the UK, British intelligence officials fear. Islamic State in Iraq and Levant (Isil) ....

  • Sweden blocks suspect Turkish freighter in port

    Date: 2016-01-27 11:35:41 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:39 - ID:4196841

    ANKARA, Jan 27 (MENA) - Sweden is holding a Turkish cargo ship in a southwestern dock, port authorities said, amid reports that it was carrying explosives and was bound for the Middle East. The Panamanian-flagged Whiskey Trio, belonging to a ....

  • French justice minister resigns

    Date: 2016-01-27 10:11:33 GMT - France - World - SN:27 - ID:4196417

    PARIS, Jan 27 (MENA) – French Justice Minister Christiane Taubira, who has been an outspoken critic of government plans to strip French nationality from dual-citizens who are convicted of terrorism, has resigned, President François Hollande’s office ....

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