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  • Moscow accuses Washington of trying to block efforts for preventing arms race in space

    Date: 2015-12-08 17:58:19 GMT - Russia - World - SN:113 - ID:3888102

    MOSCOW, Dec 8 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Ministry on Tuesday said the United States has been trying to block efforts by the international community aimed at preventing an arms race in space, TASS reported. The 70th UN General Assembly session at ....

  • Pakistan's Army Chief signs death warrants of four terrorists

    Date: 2015-12-08 17:00:48 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:107 - ID:3888206

    RAWALPINDI, Pakistan, Dec 8 (MENA) - Chief of the Pakistani Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif approved on Tuesday the execution of four terrorists sentenced to death by military courts. "Chief of Army staff today signed black warrants of ....

  • Italian minister warns of Daesh activities in Libya

    Date: 2015-12-08 16:57:49 GMT - Libya - World - SN:104 - ID:3888126

    TRIPOLI, Dec 8 (MENA) - Italian Defense Minister Roberta Pinotti warned on Tuesday against the infiltration of Daesh militants into Libya. Daesh poses a serious threat to Libya and Europe as well, she said. Pinotti called for achieving ....

  • UFM orgenizes meeting on climate

    Date: 2015-12-08 14:15:58 GMT - Spain - World - SN:80 - ID:3886690

    BARCELONA, Dec 8 (MENA) - The General Secretariat of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) organized on Tuesday a meeting on climate on the sidelines of the climate change conference, now held in Paris. In a press statement, the secretariat said ....

  • Over 50 in Taliban clashes in Afghanistan

    Date: 2015-12-08 14:12:32 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:79 - ID:3886830

    KABUL, Dec 8 (MENA) - Over 50 Taliban insurgents were killed and 50 others sustained injuries as clashes intensified among the supporters of Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Mansoor and dissident Taliban leader Mullah Rasool, Khaama Press reported on ....

  • Cameron criticises Donald Trump 'Muslim ban' call

    Date: 2015-12-08 13:06:57 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:61 - ID:3886246

    LONDON, Dec 8 (MENA) - British Prime Minister David Cameron regarded comments made by US presidential hopeful Donald Trump as "divisive, unhelpful and quite simply wrong", Downing Street has said. Trump called for a ban on Muslims entering the ....

  • Daesh executes five Russians

    Date: 2015-12-08 12:57:17 GMT - Russia - World - SN:60 - ID:3886082

    MOSCOW, Dec 8 (MENA) - Five Russians were killed by Daesh terrorist group, Russia Today TV channel quoted a Caucasian security source as saying on Tuesday. According to preliminary investigations, the terrorist group executed the Russian citizens ....

  • US strategy seeks to avoid ground war with Daesh

    Date: 2015-12-08 12:46:23 GMT - USA - World - SN:57 - ID:3885810

    NEW YORK, Dec 8 (MENA) - As the debate on how best to contain Daesh continues to rage in Western capitals, the militants themselves have made one point patently clear: They want the United States and its allies to be dragged into a ground war, ....

  • Russia says early to convene meeting on Syria in New York next week

    Date: 2015-12-08 12:35:32 GMT - Russia - World - SN:54 - ID:3885630

    MOSCOW, Dec 8 (MENA) - Moscow believes it is premature to convene a ministerial meeting on Syria in New York on December 18, the Russian Foreign Ministry’s official Spokesperson, Maria Zakharova, said on Tuesday, according to TASS. "We have not ....

  • Six refugees drown after boat capsizes in Aegean

    Date: 2015-12-08 12:05:05 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:45 - ID:3885082

    ISTANBUL, Dec 8 (MENA) - At least six refugees drowned early Tuesday when their boat capsized in the Aegean Sea while attempting to reach a Greek island, according to Turkish media. The Turkish coastguards rescued eight asylum seekers who were ....

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