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  • 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 ....

  • Canada's security alert level not raised after media reports of ISIS threats

    Date: 2015-12-11 07:17:33 GMT - Canada - World - SN:11 - ID:3905202

    OTTAWA, Dec 11 (MENA) - Canada has not increased its security alert level amid European reports of an ISIS-linked terror plot that may have been targeting Canadian cities, CBC News quoted Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale as saying. Swiss ....

  • UK confirms determination to respect flight safety rules over Syria

    Date: 2015-12-11 06:58:43 GMT - Russia - World - SN:10 - ID:3905130

    MOSCOW, Dec 11 (MENA) – The UK Defense Ministry confirmed on Thursday the intention to respect flight safety rules over Syria signed by Russia and the United States, the press service of the Russian Ministry of Defense said in a statement following ....

  • Canada PM welcomes Syrian refugees

    Date: 2015-12-11 06:55:18 GMT - Canada - World - SN:9 - ID:3905126

    OTTAWA, Dec 11 (MENA) - The first military plane carrying Syrian refugees to be resettled in Canada has arrived in the country, according to the BBC. Welcoming the 163 refugees, new Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said his country was "showing the ....

  • Germany sends 'Iron Cross' Tornado jets to defeat Daesh

    Date: 2015-12-10 20:59:09 GMT - Germany - World - SN:106 - ID:3904302

    BERLIN, Dec 10 (MENA) - Germany has sent two 'Iron Cross' Tornado jets to help in the war against Daesh, in one of the country's most significant military deployments since the end of the Second World War, The Express reported. The first of the ....

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