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  • Daesh claims attack on Pakistan Consulate in Afghan city

    Date: 2016-01-13 14:26:40 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:99 - ID:4107241

    KABUL, Jan 13 (MENA) - Daesh on Wednesday claimed responsibility for a deadly attack targeting the Pakistani consulate in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad. In an Arabic statement released via Twitter, the group said the attack was carried ....

  • State of union speech is one half of nation’s political split screen

    Date: 2016-01-13 14:18:52 GMT - USA - World - SN:93 - ID:4106733

    NEW YORK, Jan 13 (MENA) - Over the course of 48 hours, Americans will confront two starkly disparate views of Barack Obama’s America that will frame the debate over the future of the country in this election year and beyond, according to the New ....

  • German tourists killed in Istanbul blast reach 10 - foreign ministry

    Date: 2016-01-13 12:56:07 GMT - Germany - World - SN:77 - ID:4106581

    BERLIN, Jan 13 (MENA) - The German Foreign Ministry announced Wednesday that the German tourists killed in the bombing, that took place in Turkish Sultan Ahmed Mosque, reached 10. German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere said earlier Wednesday ....

  • Sweden urges questioning WikiLeaks founder

    Date: 2016-01-13 12:48:20 GMT - Sweden - World - SN:75 - ID:4106325

    STOCKHOLM, Jan 13, (MENA) - Swedish prosecutors requested on Wednesday permission to question Wikileaks founder Julian Assange at the Ecuadorean embassy in London over rape allegations. They are waiting for a response, the Prosecution Authority ....

  • Moscow clarifying circumstances of Russians’ detention in Antalya — foreign ministry

    Date: 2016-01-13 12:45:34 GMT - Russia - World - SN:74 - ID:4106389

    MOSCOW, Jan 13 (MENA) - Russia is investigating all the circumstances of the detention of three Russian citizens in Turkey’s Antalya, Russia’s Foreign Ministry official spokesperson Maria Zakharova said on Wednesday, according to TASS. "Shortly ....

  • Pakistan arrests militant group members after Indian air base attack

    Date: 2016-01-13 12:31:43 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:70 - ID:4105933

    ISLAMABAD, Jan 13 (MENA) - Pakistan said on Wednesday it had arrested several members of the Jaish-e-Mohammad militant group, which is suspected of being behind a terrorist attack earlier this month on an Indian air base, according to Geo.TV. The ....

  • Official: Germans not 'targeted' in Istanbul

    Date: 2016-01-13 12:31:02 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:69 - ID:4106377

    ISTANBUL, Jan 13 (MENA) - Germany's interior minister says there are no indications so far that Germans were specifically targeted in the attack in Istanbul, according to ABC News. Germany has taken a noncombat role in the international military ....

  • Pakistani attempts to ease Saudi-Irania tensions

    Date: 2016-01-13 12:22:59 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:66 - ID:4105937

    ISLAMABAD, Jan 13 (MENA) – Pakistan will struggle to defuse tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran during the urgent meeting of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation(OIC) slated to be held soon in Jeddah, Adviser to Pakistani Prime Minister for ....

  • Companies can monitor workers' private online chats, European court rules

    Date: 2016-01-13 12:18:10 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:64 - ID:4106117

    LONDON, Jan 13 (MENA) - Employees in Europe might want to think carefully about using the internet to send private messages during office hours after Europe’s top rights court ruled on Tuesday that companies could monitor workers’ online ....

  • 14 arrested in Turkey over Daesh links

    Date: 2016-01-13 12:02:18 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:62 - ID:4105689

    ANKARA, Jan 13 (MENA) – A total of 14 suspects were arrested in Turkey, a day after the bombing in Istanbul's historic Sultanahmet district that left 10 persons killed. On Wednesday, Turkish police arrested 14 suspected Daesh militants, ....

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