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  • All precautions taken to avoid chemical attack - French minister

    Date: 2015-11-22 14:24:55 GMT - France - World - SN:73 - ID:3781129

    PARIS, Nov 22 (MENA) - French Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said Sunday that a chemical or biological attack “was among the risks” in the wake of the Paris attacks but that all possible precautions to avoid such a scenario had been ....

  • Japan to set up terrorism intelligence unit as early as next month

    Date: 2015-11-22 13:48:30 GMT - Japan - World - SN:69 - ID:3780593

    TOKYO, Nov 22 (MENA) - Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Sunday that Japan will set up a new intelligence gathering unit on terrorism as soon as early next month, as the country gears up to host a key summit next year. "Ahead of the ....

  • 11 militants from Daesh-linked gang killed in anti-terror op in Russia’s North Caucasus

    Date: 2015-11-22 13:47:22 GMT - Russia - World - SN:68 - ID:3780501

    MOSCOW, Nov 22 (MENA) - Russian special forces have killed 11 militants from a gang that swore allegiance to Islamic State or Daesh, according to National Counter-Terrorist Committee. The counter-terrorist operation is continuing in a mountainous ....

  • French aircraft carrier 'ready to act' in Syria

    Date: 2015-11-22 12:08:22 GMT - France - World - SN:58 - ID:3780281

    PARIS, Nov 22 (MENA) - France's defense minister says French aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle sent to help operations against Islamic State militants in Syria will be "operational" from Monday and "ready to act." France has intensified its ....

  • There is urgent need to deal with situation in Libya - French defense minister

    Date: 2015-11-22 12:00:09 GMT - France - World - SN:57 - ID:3779921

    PARIS, Nov 22 (MENA) - There is an urgent need to deal with the situation in Libya, said French Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian. The situation in Libya affects allies of France, including Egypt, Tunisia, Algeria, Chad and Niger, he added in ....

  • World should unite against IS, Russia can play leading role in this fight - UN chief

    Date: 2015-11-22 10:40:42 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:46 - ID:3779537

    KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 22 (MENA) - The world should unite to give a response to the Islamic State and Russia can play a leading role in this fight, TASS quoted UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon as saying at a meeting with Russian Prime Minister Dmitry ....

  • S. Korea's top nuclear envoy to visit Beijing

    Date: 2015-11-22 10:06:25 GMT - south korea - World - SN:42 - ID:3778905

    SEOUL, Nov 22 (MENA) - South Korea's chief nuclear envoy will visit Beijing this week for consultations on North Korea, the Foreign Ministry said Sunday amid signs that Pyongyang-Beijing ties are improving, Yonhap reported. Hwang Joon-kook, ....

  • Asean leaders sign KL Declaration

    Date: 2015-11-22 10:05:51 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:40 - ID:3778913

    KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 22 (MENA) - Asean leaders have signed a document to launch the Asean Community in a simple, short and glittering ceremony here, The Star Online reported. All 10 leaders took turn​s​ to sign the Kuala Lumpur Declaration on the ....

  • Russian PM: Fight against terrorism possible only through coordination of all forces

    Date: 2015-11-22 09:04:16 GMT - Russia - World - SN:29 - ID:3778101

    MOSCOW, Nov 22 (MENA) - An effective fight against terrorism is possible only by coordinating the efforts of all forces with reliance on the UN authority, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said at the 10th East Asia summit on Sunday. "It is ....

  • UN chief mourns death of ex-S. Korean President Kim Young-sam

    Date: 2015-11-22 07:54:44 GMT - south korea - World - SN:17 - ID:3777493

    SEOUL, Nov 22 (MENA) - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon mourned the death of former South Korean President Kim Young-sam, crediting him for devoting himself to the country's democratization and carrying out bold reforms, Yonhap reported. "I ....

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