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  • New figures show 2,000 youngsters have been referred to de-radicalization scheme in Britain

    Date: 2016-01-21 20:55:18 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:130 - ID:4164273

    LONDON, Jan 21 (MENA) - Nearly 2,000 young people have been referred to a government de-radicalization program over the last four years, according to records released under Freedom of Information laws, The Daily Mail reported. Some 415 children ....

  • Suicide blast targets major Afghan media group, killing 7

    Date: 2016-01-21 09:40:50 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:28 - ID:4158141

    KABUL, Jan 21 (MENA) - A Taliban suicide bomb blast struck a crew affiliated with Afghanistan’s largest media group Wednesday, killing at least seven people and raising fears of further militant violence against one of the country’s most prominent ....

  • Carter mourns loss of marines on crashed helicopters

    Date: 2016-01-21 06:11:25 GMT - USA - World - SN:7 - ID:4157345

    WASHINGTON, Jan 21 (MENA) - US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter extended the government's sympathies Wednesday to the families of the 12 Marines missing since two service helicopters apparently collided last week off Hawaii. "While there is no way ....

  • 3-day mourning over Charsadda attack announced

    Date: 2016-01-21 05:57:04 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:6 - ID:4157293

    ISLAMABAD, Jan 21 (MENA) - Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Wednesday announced three days mourning in the wake of Bacha Khan University attack in Charsadda, Dunya News reported. As per the directions issued to the ....

  • British police speak to Muslim boy, 10, over spelling error

    Date: 2016-01-20 21:13:43 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:118 - ID:4155941

    LONDON, Jan 20 (MENA) - A simple spelling mistake has led to a 10-year-old Muslim boy being interviewed by British police over suspected links to terrorism, The Guardian reported. The boy, who lives in Accrington in Lancashire, wrote in his ....

  • Lavrov says Russia will continue to fight Daesh

    Date: 2016-01-20 20:06:30 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:109 - ID:4155869

    ZURICH, Jan 20 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and his US counterpart John Kerry agreed during talks in Zurich that Daesh and the Nusra Front (Jabhat al-Nusra) would not be part of the proposed Syrian ceasefire, as the fight against ....

  • Red doors on asylum seekers' homes in Britain spark discrimination claims

    Date: 2016-01-20 19:56:14 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:107 - ID:4155841

    LONDON, Jan 20 (MENA) - The British government has ordered an urgent review of allegations that asylum seekers in the town of Middlesbrough were housed in homes with red-painted doors, making some residents targets of abuse. British Immigration ....

  • 7 killed, 25 wounded in blast near Russian embassy in Kabul

    Date: 2016-01-20 19:44:43 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:105 - ID:4155913

    KABUL, Jan 20 (MENA) - A heavy explosion rocked Kabul earlier Wednesday evening, leaving at least seven civilians dead and 25 others wounded, according to Khaama Press. Deputy interior minister Gen. Ayub Salangi confirmed that six civilians were ....

  • Russian airstrikes hit 57 terror hotbeds in Syria during past 24 hours

    Date: 2016-01-20 16:58:43 GMT - Syria - World - SN:92 - ID:4155433

    DAMASCUS, Jan 20 (MENA) - Russian warplanes have carried out 16 sorties and destroyed 57 terrorist targets in Syria over the past 24 hours, with airstrikes only taking place in Latakia and Deir ez-Zor provinces due to bad weather, Russia Today ....

  • Seven dead after suicide car bomb explodes near Russian embassy in Kabul

    Date: 2016-01-20 15:36:12 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:83 - ID:4154417

    KABUL, Jan 20 (MENA) - A suicide car bomb explosion struck near the Russian embassy in Kabul, killing four people and wounding scors others, according to Afghan officials. The suicide car bomb attack took place on Darul Aman road, according to ....

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