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  • Thief robs Paris jewelry store across from presidential palace

    Date: 2015-12-11 21:43:58 GMT - France - World - SN:89 - ID:3909305

    PARIS, Dec 11 (MENA) - A hooded gunman stole on Friday a necklace worth $1.1 million from a renowned Chopard jewelry shop in the French capital, just 50 meters from the Elysee Palace, CNN reported. The robber entered the Chopard boutique masked ....

  • UN demands return of aid organizations to eastern Ukraine

    Date: 2015-12-11 21:39:24 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:86 - ID:3909261

    NEW YORK, Dec 11 (MENA) - The UN on Friday demanded the return of all humanitarian organizations to separatist regions in eastern Ukraine, saying their absence was having a "devastating impact" on millions of people, Global Post reported. Fresh ....

  • UK defence secretary: British strikes in Syria see 'impressive start'

    Date: 2015-12-11 21:20:20 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:82 - ID:3909130

    LONDON, Dec 11 (MENA) - British air strikes in Syria have seen "a fairly impressive start", UK Defence Secretary Michael Fallon told the BBC news on Friday. A week after the UK began bombing Daesh targets in war-torn Syria, Fallon said the ....

  • Spain arrests alleged Islamist militant wanted by US for 'supporting terrorists'

    Date: 2015-12-11 18:28:25 GMT - Spain - World - SN:73 - ID:3908834

    MADRID, Dec 11 (MENA) - An alleged Islamist militant wanted by the United States has been arrested in Spain, Mirror quoted officials as saying on Friday. Ali Charef Damache, who has dual Algerian and Irish nationality, was wanted for alleged ....

  • 1 injured in central Kabul car bombing

    Date: 2015-12-11 16:11:45 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:59 - ID:3908226

    KABUL, Dec 11 (MENA) - An Afghan official says a car bombing near a foreign guesthouse in central Kabul has wounded one person, ABC news reported Friday. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the massive explosion that shook buildings in the area ....

  • British Airways threatens to move operations abroad

    Date: 2015-12-11 13:43:12 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:45 - ID:3907138

    LONDON, Dec 11 (MENA) - British Airways has threatened to move its operations to Dublin or Madrid if the British government decides to proceed with its Heathrow expansion plan, according to International Business Times. The parent company ....

  • Ban Donald Trump from UK petition reaches 500,000 signatures

    Date: 2015-12-11 12:44:13 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:41 - ID:3906854

    LONDON, Dec 11 (MENA) - A petition to ban Donald Trump from Britain has soared over 500,000 signatures - making it what is thought to be the most popular ever, The Daily Mirror reported Friday. More than half a million people have signed the ....

  • Japan PM arrives in India with eye on accord over shinkansen export

    Date: 2015-12-11 12:00:21 GMT - Japan - World - SN:37 - ID:3906566

    TOKYO, Dec 11 (MENA) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrived in India on Friday for a three-day trip aimed at reaching an agreement to introduce Japanese bullet train technology for a high-speed railway project to the South Asian country, as ....

  • IATA: Tracking systems for planes in 2016

    Date: 2015-12-11 09:28:02 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - World - SN:29 - ID:3905494

    RIYADH, Dec 11 (MENA) – A tracking system for planes will be applied during 2016 on most of the flights around the world, Hussein Dabbas, the regional vice president for Africa and the Middle East at the International Air Transport Association ....

  • Fabius says UN climate talks to last into Saturday

    Date: 2015-12-11 08:53:00 GMT - France - World - SN:25 - ID:3905414

    LE BOURGET, France, Dec 11 (MENA) – A final accord draft on climate will be finalized on Saturday not Friday, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius who leads climate talks said. In statements on Friday, Fabius said negotiations will continue till ....

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