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  • People who reject Syrian refugees are allies of extremists: U.N. says

    Date: 2015-12-22 08:28:30 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:13 - ID:3974049

    GENEVA, Dec 22 (MENA) - People who reject Syrian refugees are the "best allies" of the so-called Islamic State militants and other extremists, the United Nations refugee chief said on Monday after U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump ....

  • Brazil railway station blaze kills firefighter in Sao Paulo

    Date: 2015-12-22 07:48:20 GMT - Brazil - World - SN:11 - ID:3973973

    BRASILIA, Dec 22 (MENA) - A firefighter died when a blaze destroyed a large part of Sao Paulo’s nineteenth century railway station on Monday, euronews reported. The building houses a museum dedicated to the history of the Portuguese ....

  • Police killed more than 1,000 people this year according to a new report

    Date: 2015-12-22 07:46:56 GMT - USA - World - SN:10 - ID:3974053

    WASHINGTON, Dec 22 (MENA) - Police in the United States killed at least 1,152 people in the United States this year through Dec. 15, with the 60 largest police departments disproportionately killing black people, according to data compiled by ....

  • Afghanistan Taliban: British military deployed to Helmand

    Date: 2015-12-22 07:18:30 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:9 - ID:3973977

    LONDON, Dec 22 (MENA) - British military personnel have been deployed to Afghanistan's Helmand province as reports suggest the Taliban is close to overrunning Sangin town. The Ministry of Defence said a small number of personnel had been sent to ....

  • Boko Haram forces 1 million Nigerian children out of school

    Date: 2015-12-22 07:16:55 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:6 - ID:3973921

    GENEVA, Dec 22 (MENA) - The Boko Haram insurgency has forced more than one million children out of school, the UN children's agency reported on Tuesday, highlighting fears that a lack of education will fuel further radicalism in and around Nigeria, ....

  • Small Indian paramilitary plane carrying 10 crashes

    Date: 2015-12-22 07:01:04 GMT - India - World - SN:5 - ID:3973901

    NEW DELHI, Dec 22 (MENA) - A small paramilitary plane carrying 10 people crashed just outside the main airport in India's capital on Tuesday, killing at least one person, an official said. The plane, belonging to India's Border Security Force, ....

  • Panama's Supreme Court orders detention of former President Martinelli in spying case

    Date: 2015-12-22 06:59:43 GMT - Panama - World - SN:4 - ID:3973897

    PANAMA CITY, Dec 22 (MENA) - Panama's Supreme Court has order the detention of former President Ricardo Martinelli to face charges that he illegally spied on opponents. The supermarket magnate is accused of illegally intercepting the ....

  • MENA agenda for Tuesday, December 22

    Date: 2015-12-22 06:21:59 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:2 - ID:3973801

    CAIRO, President Abdel Fattah El Sisi attends a celebration marking al Mawlid al Nabawi (Prophet Muhammed's birthday anniversary) organized by the Awqaf Ministry. CAIRO, The Social Fund for Development and the African Development Bank organize ....

  • Officials: Taliban attack kills 6 US soldiers in Afghanistan

    Date: 2015-12-21 22:44:28 GMT - USA - World - SN:105 - ID:3973505

    WASHINGTON, Dec 21 (MENA) - US defense officials say six American soldiers were killed in a suicide bomb attack targeting NATO troops near Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan, the biggest U.S. military facility in the war-torn country, Voice of America ....

  • Britain welcomes progress of peace talks on Yemen

    Date: 2015-12-21 19:35:41 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:88 - ID:3973005

    LONDON, Dec 21 (MENA) - UK Minister for the Middle East Tobias Ellwood has welcomed the progress of UN facilitated peace talks for Yemen and the intention of President Abd Rabbu Mansour Hadi’s government to extend a ceasefire until 28 ....

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