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  • World countries to mark Toilets Day tomorrow

    Date: 2015-11-18 08:45:03 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:18 - ID:3753613

    CAIRO, Nov 18 (MENA) - With world countries marking the Toilets Day on Thursday, UN warns that some 2.5 billion people around the world don't have access to decent sanitation and more than a billion are forced to defecate in the open, risking ....

  • Paris attacks mastermind holed up in siege

    Date: 2015-11-18 08:26:06 GMT - France - World - SN:15 - ID:3753473

    PARIS, Nov 18 (MENA) - Explosions and gunfire have been heard as armed police lay siege to an apartment where the mastermind of the Paris terror attacks is believed to be holed up, Sky News reported Wednesday. Shooting began in the early hours of ....

  • 2 policemen injured during house raid in northern Paris

    Date: 2015-11-18 07:42:27 GMT - France - World - SN:11 - ID:3752989

    PARIS, Nov 18 (MENA) - Two policemen were injured during a raid onto an apartment by the French police in northern Paris suburb of Saint Denis as part of the hunt down against suspects involved in Paris attacks which claimed the lives of 130 people, ....

  • Paris police swoop on suspected mastermind

    Date: 2015-11-18 07:41:07 GMT - France - World - SN:9 - ID:3753117

    PARIS, Nov 18 (MENA) - Heavy gunfire erupted in a north Paris suburb early on Wednesday as special police forces launched an operation to catch the alleged mastermind behind gun and bomb attacks in which 129 people were killed last week, police ....

  • Plane crash, Paris attacks represent war against civilized world - Medvedev

    Date: 2015-11-18 07:04:16 GMT - Russia - World - SN:7 - ID:3753049

    MOSCOW, Nov 18 (MENA) - The crash of the Russian A321 in Egypt and a series of terrorist attacks in Paris is a great loss and the war has been declared against the civilized world, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Wednesday. "The ....

  • Heavy shooting in St Denis

    Date: 2015-11-18 05:43:51 GMT - France - World - SN:1 - ID:3752797

    PARIS, Nov 18 (MENA) - Heavy shooting have been reported in St Denis, a northern Paris suburb, as the police hunt suspects, Sky News Arabia said Wednesday. Meanwhile, two French airplane coming from the United States to Paris have been diverted ....

  • UK government blocks bid to allow 16 and 17-year-olds to vote in certain elections

    Date: 2015-11-17 23:02:05 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:183 - ID:3752565

    LONDON, Nov 17 (MENA) - A bid to give the right to vote at local elections to 16 and 17-year-olds has been blocked by the UK government. Labor and Liberal Democrat peers successfully amended the government's flagship Devolution Bill in the House ....

  • French jets carry out new raids against Daesh in Syria

    Date: 2015-11-17 20:47:58 GMT - France - World - SN:171 - ID:3752317

    PARIS, Nov 17 (MENA) - French Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Tuesday that 10 French fighter jets are carrying out strikes on Deash targets in Syria's Raqqa city. Speaking on TF1 TV, the French minister said that Raqqa is the city where ....

  • Moscow urges UNSC to finalize Russian draft resolution on establishing counter-terror coalition

    Date: 2015-11-17 19:58:42 GMT - Russia - World - SN:165 - ID:3751845

    MOSCOW, Nov 17 (MENA) - The Russian Foreign Ministry called on the UN Security Council to finalize without delay a draft resolution submitted by Russia on September 30, aimed at establishing a broad coalition against terrorism. "The Russian ....

  • Paris mosque urges Muslims to join Friday ‘anti-terror’ protest

    Date: 2015-11-17 19:24:51 GMT - France - World - SN:162 - ID:3751857

    PARIS, Nov 17 (MENA) - The Great Mosque of Paris Tuesday urged Muslims in France to gather at the capital's mosque on Friday to condemn terrorism. The rally is scheduled to be held under the rubric "We are all Paris." A statement called on “all ....

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