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  • Italy urges focusing on forming Libya's new government

    Date: 2016-02-08 14:27:29 GMT - Italy - World - SN:61 - ID:4274089

    ROME, Feb 8 (MENA) - Italy is currently focusing on finding ways of shoring up Libya's new government, said Italian Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni. In statements Monday, the minister said that Italy realizes that Daesh is intensifying its ....

  • Scores down off Turkey's coasts

    Date: 2016-02-08 13:59:46 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:48 - ID:4273481

    ANKARA, Feb 8 (MENA) - Two boats on their way to Greece have capsized near Turkey, killing at least 35 migrants, Turkish media said. Some 22 people died close to the Greek island of Lesbos and 11 others died in a separate incident further south, ....

  • Russia detains 7 Daesh suspects plotting attacks in Moscow, St. Petersburg

    Date: 2016-02-08 11:14:02 GMT - Russia - World - SN:35 - ID:4272717

    MOSCOW, Feb 8 (MENA) - The Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) has detained seven individuals in Yekaterinburg on suspicion of their participation in Daesh who were planning terrorist acts in Moscow and St. Petersburg and were to head to Syria ....

  • Seven arrested in Spain for supplying arms to Daesh

    Date: 2016-02-08 09:22:11 GMT - Spain - World - SN:21 - ID:4271501

    MADRID, Feb 8 (MENA) - Seven people have been arrested in Spain on suspicion of supplying weapons and bomb-making equipment to Daesh leaders in Syria and Iraq, Daily Mail reported Monday. Six men were held during dawn raids today in Alicante, ....

  • China worried over US-Korea plans to deploy THAAD system

    Date: 2016-02-08 07:34:00 GMT - China - World - SN:11 - ID:4270653

    BEIJING, Feb 8 (MENA) - China asked both the US and South Korea not to "impair" its security interests after they decided to launch talks on the deployment of an advanced American missile defense system on South Korean soil, hours after North ....

  • Suicide bombing in north Afghanistan kills 3 Afghan soldiers

    Date: 2016-02-08 07:07:51 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:8 - ID:4270489

    KABUL, Feb 8 (MENA) - At least three Afghan soldiers were killed in a suicide bomb attack Monday morning on an army minibus near their base in northern Balkh province, the ABC News quoted an official as saying. The suicide bomber was on foot and ....

  • German authorities conduct anti-terrorism raids in Mainz

    Date: 2016-02-07 22:02:07 GMT - Germany - World - SN:108 - ID:4269621

    BERLIN, Feb 7 (MENA) - Authorities on Sunday conducted an anti-terror raid in Mainz, the capital of Rhineland-Palatinate, in western Germany, the Deutsche Welle‎ reported. The raid came just days after police carried out a string of coordinated ....

  • Tsunami of refugees in Europe triggered by US policy in Middle East - Russian lawmaker

    Date: 2016-02-07 21:57:58 GMT - Russia - World - SN:106 - ID:4269701

    MOSCOW, Feb 7 (MENA) - A Russian lawmaker said on Sunday a tsunami of refugees in Europe has been triggered by the United States' policy in the Middle East rather than by Russia's actions, TASS reported. "Before September 30, 2015, Russia had ....

  • Germany calls N. Korea's missile 'irresponsible provocation'

    Date: 2016-02-07 21:55:03 GMT - Germany - World - SN:105 - ID:4269613

    BERLIN, Feb 7 (MENA) - Germany has condemned North Korea's rocket launch using ballistic missile technology. In a statement, Germany's Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier called the North's launch of a long-range missile an "irresponsible ....

  • UN Security Council condemns North Korean rocket launch

    Date: 2016-02-07 19:55:31 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:104 - ID:4269481

    NEW YORK, Feb 7 (MENA) - The United Nations Security Council has strongly condemned North Korea over launching a satellite into space Sunday, CNN reported. Though North Korea said the launch was for scientific and "peaceful purposes," it is ....

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