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  • China: Downing of Russian fighter jet 'tragic'

    Date: 2015-11-27 21:26:43 GMT - China - World - SN:93 - ID:3817838

    BEIJING, Nov 27 (MENA) – Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hong Lei said "It is tragic that a Russian fighter jet was shot down and a pilot killed." During his regular press conference on Friday, Hing said "We sympathize with that. We believe ....

  • China welcomes talks between Koreas

    Date: 2015-11-27 21:24:51 GMT - China - World - SN:92 - ID:3817858

    BEIJING, Nov 27 (MENA) - A spokesman of the Chinese Foreign Ministry said Friday said his country welcomes an agreement reached by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and the Republic of Korea (ROK) to hold high-level inter-governmental ....

  • Pakistani airstrikes kill 17 militants near Afghan border - army

    Date: 2015-11-27 21:21:06 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:90 - ID:3817850

    ISLAMABAD, Nov 27 (MENA) - Pakistan's army said Friday said air Force fighter jets killed 17 militants in airstrikes carried out near the Afghan border. The strikes in the Rajgal area of the Khyber Agency also destroyed four militant hideouts and ....

  • Erdogan effigy burnt in Crimea at protest against Su-24 downing

    Date: 2015-11-27 21:01:34 GMT - Russia - World - SN:87 - ID:3817714

    MOSCOW, Nov 27 (MENA) – A group of activists gathered in Simferopol's Lenin Square, Crimea, on Friday, burned a straw figure with a picture of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan after a Russian Su-24 fighter jet was shot down by Turkey, Russia ....

  • Pakistan ready for talks with Indian without preconditions

    Date: 2015-11-27 19:52:06 GMT - Malta - World - SN:79 - ID:3817558

    VALLETTA, Nov 27 (MENA) - Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said Pakistan is ready for dialogue with India without preconditions to achieve "sustainable peace", Geo News reported Friday. The Pakistani prime minister held a meeting with his ....

  • German parliament renews anti-terrorism law

    Date: 2015-11-27 19:12:43 GMT - Germany - World - SN:76 - ID:3817089

    BERLIN, Nov 27 (MENA) - Germany on Friday renewed its anti-terrorism legislation for another five years after its upper house of parliament, the Bundesrat, declined to raise any objections. The law was originally due to expire early next year, ....

  • 21 suspected terrorists killed in Tirah air strikes

    Date: 2015-11-27 16:25:35 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:63 - ID:3816337

    PESHAWAR, Nov 27 (MENA) - At least 21 suspected terrorists were killed Friday in military air strikes in Khyber Agency's Tirah Valley, the Dawn cited security sources as saying. Pakistan Air Force jets targeted militant hideouts in Koki Khel area ....

  • Safety measures toughened at Putin’s residence to prevent data leaks — Kremlin

    Date: 2015-11-27 15:54:25 GMT - Russia - World - SN:60 - ID:3816541

    MOSCOW, Nov 27 (MENA) - Security measures to prevent information leaks have been toughened at Russian President Vladimir Putin’s Novo-Ogaryovo residence near Moscow, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Friday. "Measures are taken to ensure ....

  • 2 arrested in Berlin suspected of preparing 'serious act of violence'

    Date: 2015-11-27 13:15:43 GMT - Germany - World - SN:43 - ID:3815466

    BERLIN, Nov 27 (MENA) - German police detained two men suspected of planning "a serious act of violence representing a danger for the state" in a series of anti-terror raids in Berlin, France 24 reported Friday. The two individuals, aged 28 and 46, ....

  • Putin, Russian security council discuss tensions amid Turkey's aggression

    Date: 2015-11-27 12:19:29 GMT - Russia - World - SN:37 - ID:3815218

    MOSCOW, Nov 27 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin and the country's Security Council have discussed increased tensions near Syria amid Turkey's "aggressive actions," Sputnik quoted Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov as saying Friday. "During ....

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