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  • Panetta: Daesh has potential to conduct more Paris-like attacks

    Date: 2016-01-08 07:04:33 GMT - USA - World - SN:11 - ID:4071965

    WASHINGTON, Jan 8 (MENA) - Former CIA director and secretary of defense Leon Panetta said “Daesh terrorist group has the potential to conduct a Paris-type attack” in America. Appearing on MSNBC’s TV network, Panetta said because of that ....

  • Kerry says Riyadh-Tehran differences not to hinder pro-Syrian efforts

    Date: 2016-01-08 07:02:30 GMT - USA - World - SN:10 - ID:4071953

    WASHINGTON, Jan 8 (MENA) – US State Secretary John Kerry said that differences between Riyadh and Tehran would not hinder efforts to resolve the Syrian crisis. At his daily press briefing, Kerry said "on Syria, we remain extremely focused on our ....

  • UK summons North Korea ambassador over nuclear test

    Date: 2016-01-07 20:50:02 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:93 - ID:4071581

    LONDON, Jan 7 (MENA) - The Foreign and Commonwealth Office's (FCO) Asia Minister Hugo Swire summoned Thursday the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea’s Ambassador in London Hyon Hak Bong following the reported nuclear test, FCO posted on its ....

  • Japan affirms close ties with US, S. Korea over N. Korea nuke test

    Date: 2016-01-07 18:12:38 GMT - Japan - World - SN:82 - ID:4070773

    TOKYO, Jan 7 (MENA) - Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday agreed separately with the leaders of United States and South Korea to closely coordinate their responses to North Korea's nuclear test as the UN Security Council considers a new ....

  • Vietnam protests China flight in South China Sea

    Date: 2016-01-07 17:44:03 GMT - Vietnam - World - SN:81 - ID:4070921

    HANOI, Jan 7 (MENA) - Vietnam on Thursday accused China of violating its sovereignty by carrying out air test in South China Sea, Sky news reported. "This is a serious violation of Vietnam's sovereignty, threatening peace and regional stability, ....

  • UK economy faces `dangerous cocktail' of risks, Osborne warns

    Date: 2016-01-07 14:39:44 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:68 - ID:4070073

    LONDON, Jan 7 (MENA) - British Chancellor George Osborne warned on Thursday that the economy faced a "dangerous cocktail" of threats from abroad and he urged against complacency after two years of solid growth. Osborne said in a new year's ....

  • German police arrests 16 over Cologne sexual assaults

    Date: 2016-01-07 14:32:40 GMT - Germany - World - SN:67 - ID:4070045

    BERLIN, Jan 7 (MENA) - Germany's Cologne police said on Thursday that they have arrested 16 suspects in the wave of sexual assaults around the city's main train station on New Year's Eve, according to The Telegraph. Most of the suspects have not ....

  • Attack on Indian consulate in Afghanistan was planned abroad

    Date: 2016-01-07 14:13:37 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:66 - ID:4069805

    KABUL, Jan 7 (MENA) - The attack on the Indian consulate in Mazar-e-Shari, capital of Afghanistan’s Balkh province, which left a policeman killed, was planned by a foreign terrorist group, according to Khaama Press. It also left five policemen ....

  • EU far from satisfied with Turkish containment of migrants

    Date: 2016-01-07 14:12:19 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:65 - ID:4069709

    BRUSSELS, Jan 7 (MENA) - The European Union has seen encouraging first results from Turkey in a joint plan to reduce the number of migrants arriving in Europe, but remains far from satisfied as the number of arrivals remains high, Sky News quoted a ....

  • Man shot by police in Paris was wearing a fake explosive belt

    Date: 2016-01-07 14:04:20 GMT - France - World - SN:64 - ID:4069857

    PARIS, Jan 7 (MENA) - A knife-wielding man who was shot dead trying to enter a northern Paris police station on Thursday was wearing a fake explosive belt, a police union source said, according to Sputnik News Agency. The shooting took place a ....

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