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  • Russia submits anti-Daesh resolution to UN

    Date: 2015-11-19 12:16:27 GMT - Russia - World - SN:54 - ID:3762838

    MOSCOW, Nov 19 (MENA) - Russia submitted a draft resolution to the UN Security Council on Wednesday highlighting the "need to join efforts" in the fight against Daesh terrorist group. The draft comes just days after French President Francois ....

  • Germany to send more troops to Afghanistan

    Date: 2015-11-19 11:19:32 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:43 - ID:3762285

    BERLIN, Nov 19 (MENA) - Germany will send 130 more soldiers to Afghanistan, the government said on Wednesday after a cabinet meeting to discuss support for Afghan forces struggling to tackle an Islamist insurgency, reported CBS news network. The ....

  • French PM warns of risk of chemical, biological attack

    Date: 2015-11-19 09:37:50 GMT - France - World - SN:29 - ID:3761341

    PARIS, Nov 19 (MENA) - French Prime Minister Manuel Valls has warned of the risk of a chemical and biological attack on France, saying the macabre imagination of terrorists knows no limits, France 24 Channel reported. “The macabre imagination of ....

  • British school groups told not to travel to France

    Date: 2015-11-19 08:56:31 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:24 - ID:3760773

    LONDON, Nov 19 (MENA) – British schools planning to take children to France in the coming days have been advised by the British Foreign Office to cancel the trips as a state of emergency remains in the wake of the Paris terror attacks. The ....

  • U.N. spokesman: 'Discussions are ongoing' about Ban's trip to N. Korea

    Date: 2015-11-19 08:37:15 GMT - USA - World - SN:22 - ID:3760585

    NEW YORK, Nov 19 (MENA) - Discussions are under way about U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's willingness to play a constructive role on the Korean Peninsula situation, "including traveling there," his spokesman said Wednesday, according to Yonhap ....

  • France deplores attacks on Muslims, Jews in Marseille

    Date: 2015-11-19 08:26:02 GMT - France - World - SN:21 - ID:3760573

    PARIS, Nov 19 (MENA) – French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve condemned two attacks in the southern city of Marseille within tensions running high across France, the CNN reported on Thursday. A veiled Muslim woman was hit and stabbed at the ....

  • Hollande urges UNSC resolution on combating terror

    Date: 2015-11-19 07:36:27 GMT - France - World - SN:17 - ID:3760293

    PARIS, Noc 18 (MENA) - French President Francois Hollande had a phone call on Wednesday with United Nations (UN) Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to call for a UN Security Council resolution on fighting terror as soon as possible, the Elysee ....

  • New York mayor says no specific threat from Daesh

    Date: 2015-11-19 06:22:39 GMT - USA - World - SN:9 - ID:3760153

    WASHINGTON, Nov 19 (MENA) - There is no "specific and credible threat" against New York City, despite a newly released Daesh video suggesting America's most populous city is a potential target of attacks such as those in Paris, Mayor Bill de Blasio ....

  • France bans protests during Climate Summit

    Date: 2015-11-18 20:48:37 GMT - France - World - SN:143 - ID:3759493

    PARIS, Nov 18 (MENA) - The French government has banned protests during the climate summit in Paris, slated for November 30, said a statement by the summit organizers. The government decided not to license two protests, which were scheduled to be ....

  • Daesh says it has killed Norwegian, Chinese captives

    Date: 2015-11-18 19:09:07 GMT - USA - World - SN:128 - ID:3758829

    WASHINGTON, Nov 18 (MENA) – Daesh militants said Wednesday that they killed Norwegian and Chinese captives after earlier demanding ransoms for the two men, ABC News reported. The extremist group published two images of the men in the ....

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