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  • 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 ....

  • France police conduct more anti-terror raids

    Date: 2015-11-18 19:05:47 GMT - France - World - SN:127 - ID:3758821

    PARIS, Nov 18 (MENA) - French police arrested 29 people on Tuesday night as part of broader investigations into suspected Islamist activity in the wake of Friday's Paris attacks, Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said on Wednesday. Of them, 25 ....

  • Pakistan's army chief of staff visits US

    Date: 2015-11-18 16:10:40 GMT - USA - World - SN:108 - ID:3757646

    WASHINGTON, Nov 18 (MENA) - Pakistani Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif has met at the Pentagon with top US military officials, Geo News reported. Other than US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter, he held meetings with Deputy Secretary ....

  • Egypt amb. praised over contribution to UNESCO

    Date: 2015-11-18 15:31:43 GMT - France - World - SN:99 - ID:3757274

    PARIS, Nov 18 (MENA) - The General Conference of the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) praised on Wednesday efforts exerted by Egypt's Ambassador to UNESCO Sameh Amr during his tenure as chairman of the Executive Board of ....

  • Pope Francis urges keeping borders open to refugees, migrants

    Date: 2015-11-18 14:45:35 GMT - Vatican - World - SN:94 - ID:3757014

    ROME, Nov 18 (MENA) - Pope Francis II of Vatican has urged keeping borders open to refugees and immigrants despite Paris terrorist attacks. The pope made the statement during an open meeting on Wednesday. (MENA) M I E/M O H ....

  • French president says places 'glorifying' terror to be closed

    Date: 2015-11-18 14:43:23 GMT - France - World - SN:92 - ID:3756982

    PARIS, Nov 18 (MENA) - French President Francois Hollande says any places where people are “glorifying” terrorism will be shut down, New York Times reported. A bill to extend France’s state of emergency for three months includes a measure that ....

  • Two Britons convicted for terrorism, detained in Hungary

    Date: 2015-11-18 14:17:15 GMT - Hungary - World - SN:90 - ID:3756974

    BUDAPEST, Nov 18 (MENA) - Hungarian police officers have detained two British citizens sentenced for terrorism financing in the past, in an international train that was heading to Bucharest, ORFK Hungarian Police said. Simon Jonathan K, aged 44 ....

  • Paris Attacks: Three Britons out of hospital

    Date: 2015-11-18 14:14:34 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:89 - ID:3756522

    LONDON, Nov 18 (MENA) - Three Britons have been released from hospital following the terror attacks in Paris, Sky News said Wednesday quoting Prime Minister David Cameron. They have now returned to the UK, Cameron told the Commons. He added ....

  • Canada foreign minister dismisses poll on fears about refugees

    Date: 2015-11-18 14:13:20 GMT - Canada - World - SN:88 - ID:3756518

    OTTAWA, Nov 18 (MENA) - Canada's Foreign Minister Stephane Dion on Wednesday dismissed a poll showing most people in a big province opposed the idea of bringing in 25,000 Syrian refugees, saying the government would press ahead with its plan. The ....

  • 2 Air France flights diverted because of threats

    Date: 2015-11-18 13:32:55 GMT - USA - World - SN:78 - ID:3755857

    WASHINGTON, Nov 18 (MENA) - Two Air France flights were diverted Tuesday night due to anonymous threats received after they had taken off, USA Today reported. The airline confirmed that a bomb threat prompted it to interrupt Air France Flight 65 ....

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