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  • Cameron offers troops to guard Europe’s borders

    Date: 2015-12-12 11:27:45 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:37 - ID:3911173

    LONDON, Dec 12 (MENA) - David Cameron has angered Eurosceptic MPs by declaring that he is ready to send British police, border guards or the army to help to guard Europe’s external border, The Times reported. The prime minister made the offer in ....

  • US defense chief vows to step up fight against Daesh

    Date: 2015-12-12 10:09:47 GMT - USA - World - SN:20 - ID:3910305

    WASHINGTON, Dec 12 (MENA) - The United States will intensify its efforts to destroy the so-called Islamic State extremist group in Syria and Iraq, Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter pledged. Speaking at a news conference in Washington alongside ....

  • Egypt to attend Rome-hosted conference on Libya Sunday

    Date: 2015-12-12 08:57:35 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:14 - ID:3910050

    ROME, Dec 13 (MENA) - Egypt will take part in the international conference on Libya which will be held at ministerial level in Rome Sunday. Italy and the US called for holding the conference in Rome in order to help the conflict-torn Libya form a ....

  • 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 ....

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