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  • 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 ....

  • Malaysia: EU should hold dialogue with Kuala Lumpur instead of acting hastily

    Date: 2015-12-21 19:21:51 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:86 - ID:3972761

    KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 21 (MENA) – The European Union (EU) should have addressed the issue corncerning Malaysia's human rights situation, through a dialogue, instead of acting hastily in issuing a resolution relating to the nation's internal affairs, ....

  • Russia: Decoding of black box not currently possible due to internal damage

    Date: 2015-12-21 19:20:50 GMT - Russia - World - SN:85 - ID:3972757

    MOSCOW, Dec 21 (MENA) – The decoding of the memory card in the black box recorder from the Russian Sukhoi Su-24 jet downed by Turkey on November 24, is not possible at the moment, Russia Today quoted the Deputy Head of the Security Service for the ....

  • Sanctions can't force Russia to abandon its approaches: Foreign Ministry

    Date: 2015-12-21 18:32:11 GMT - Russia - World - SN:84 - ID:3972781

    MOSCOW, Dec 21 (MENA) - The Russian foreign ministry said that it is wrong to think that sanctions could force Russia to abandon its approaches in its foreign policy, Tass News Agency reported Monday. Earlier in the day, the European Union took a ....

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