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  • Britain updates Israel travel advisory after Tel Aviv shooting

    Date: 2016-01-02 15:05:56 GMT - Israel - World - SN:55 - ID:4037081

    GAZA CITY, Jan 2 (MENA) - The British Foreign Office updated its travel warning for Israel and the Palestinian territories on Friday in light of the day's shooting attack in central Tel Aviv, which left two people dead, Israeli newspaper Jerusalem ....

  • India and Pakistan try again - paper

    Date: 2016-01-02 15:05:21 GMT - USA - World - SN:54 - ID:4037085

    NEW YORK, Jan 2 (MENA) - As they clasped hands while walking down the red carpet at the Lahore airport recently, Nawaz Sharif of Pakistan and Narendra Modi of India looked more like close friends than the leaders of two countries whose tense ....

  • Pakistan condemns terrorist attack on Indian Air Force base

    Date: 2016-01-02 13:58:00 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:49 - ID:4036801

    ISLAMABAD, Jan 2 (MENA) - Pakistan on Saturday condemned the terrorist attack on an Indian Air Force base in Pathankot in Indian Punjab, Geo News reported. A statement by the Pakistan Foreign Office expressed condolences to the government and ....

  • Moderate 5.8 earthquake rocks Pakistan

    Date: 2016-01-02 13:57:41 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:48 - ID:4036777

    ISLAMABAD, Jan 2 (MENA) – Strong tremors have been felt in Pakistani capital city of Islamabad and its adjoining areas. Reports reaching Daily Pakistan said the earthquake that shook the country from Mansehra to Kasur, lasted for only few ....

  • Afghan Special Forces release 59 hostages from Taliban captivity in Helmand

    Date: 2016-01-02 10:36:06 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:23 - ID:4035393

    KABUL, Jan 2 (MENA) - The Afghan National Army Special Forces have released 59 hostages from the captivity of Taliban militants in southern Helmand province, the Khaama Press reported. A statement released by the Ministry of Defense on Saturday ....

  • US lawmakers blast delay on Iran sanctions

    Date: 2016-01-02 09:55:37 GMT - USA - World - SN:18 - ID:4035121

    WASHINGTON, Jan 2 (MENA) - Leading lawmakers, including supporters of US President Barack Obama’s nuclear deal with Iran, rapped the White House for delaying fresh sanctions on Tehran over its missile program, warning that the move would embolden it ....

  • US, UN say Iran is violating UN resolutions-- WSJ

    Date: 2016-01-02 06:44:46 GMT - USA - World - SN:7 - ID:4034465

    NEW YORK, Jan 2 (MENA) - US President Obama imagined he could end his second term with an arms-control detente with Iran the way former US president Ronald Reagan did with the Soviet Union. It looks instead that his nuclear deal has inspired Iran ....

  • Obama to impose new gun control curbs next week

    Date: 2016-01-01 23:09:13 GMT - USA - World - SN:83 - ID:4034265

    WASHINGTON, Jan 1 (MENA) - President Obama will press ahead with a set of executive actions on guns next week despite growing concerns in the US over terrorism that have dampened some Americans’ enthusiasm for tighter firearms restrictions, ....

  • British police firearms officers trained by SAS to shoot terrorists in head

    Date: 2016-01-01 20:13:48 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:78 - ID:4034049

    LONDON, Jan 1 (MENA) - British police firearms officers have been trained by the SAS to shoot terrorists in the head amid the growing threat from Islamist fanatics, The Telegraph reported on Friday. Police chiefs insist there is no “shoot to ....

  • Eight inmates die in Guatemala prison revolt

    Date: 2016-01-01 20:12:22 GMT - Guatemala - World - SN:77 - ID:4034053

    GUATEMALA CITY, Jan 1 (MENA) - A riot at a prison in Guatemala has left at least eight inmates dead and more than 20 injured, the BBC News reported Friday. The authorities said the inmates were drinking on New Year's Eve when a fight broke out. ....

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