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  • 7.0 magnitude earthquake hits off southern coast of Japan

    Date: 2015-11-13 22:34:32 GMT - Japan - World - SN:84 - ID:3724825

    TOKYO, Nov 13 (MENA) - A 7.0 magnitude earthquake has struck off the Japanese coast, some 159 km south west of the city Makurazaki in the Kagoshima Prefecture, Russia Today reported Friday. Tsunami warnings have been issued by the Japanese ....

  • Death toll of Paris simultaneous attacks hits 40

    Date: 2015-11-13 22:30:31 GMT - France - World - SN:82 - ID:3724817

    PARIS, Nov 13 (MENA) - The death toll of Paris simultaneous attacks on Friday rose to 40 people. French police officials and witnesses have reported an explosion in a bar near a Paris stadium, a shootout outside three Paris restaurants and a ....

  • After spy allegations, Germany's Steinmeier vows 'clarification' for France

    Date: 2015-11-13 21:43:49 GMT - France - World - SN:78 - ID:3724649

    PARIS, Nov 13 (MENA) - German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has promised his French counterpart Laurent Fabius to launch an immediate investigation into recent spying allegations by German intelligence, Deutsche Welle reported ....

  • Tunisian terrorists behead 16-year-old shepherd

    Date: 2015-11-13 21:40:24 GMT - Tunisia - World - SN:77 - ID:3724625

    TUNIS, Nov 13 (MENA) - A Tunisian terrorist group beheaded a 16-year-old boy and sent his body and head to his family with his cousin. According to the Tunisian Interior Ministry, the young shepherd was brutally killed on a mountainside in the ....

  • MI5 and police monitor Daesh fanatics for Jihadi John revenge attacks

    Date: 2015-11-13 20:14:23 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:72 - ID:3724437

    LONDON, Nov 13 (MENA) – British officers and intelligence agencies are concerned the death of Emwazi could spark revenge attacks from Daesh, the Telegraph reported on Friday. Officers and intelligence agencies were monitoring suspects in the UK to ....

  • Pentagon 'reasonably certain' 'Jihadi John' killed in drone strike

    Date: 2015-11-13 19:07:31 GMT - USA - World - SN:68 - ID:3724333

    WASHINGTON, Nov 13 (MENA) - The US is "reasonably certain" that "Jihadi John" was killed in a US drone strike in Raqqa, Syria Thursday night, according to a US military spokesman. Although the US is still working to conclusively determine that he ....

  • 4 jihadists in court over plot to kidnap British diplomats abroad - Paper

    Date: 2015-11-13 19:06:47 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:67 - ID:3724193

    LONDON, Nov 13 (MENA) - Four men have been arrested in raids across England over fears a Daesh-supporting terror cell were plotting on the dark web to kidnap British diplomats in an attempt to get their leader freed from a Norwegian jail, The Daily ....

  • Helicopter crashes in Slovakia, killing 6

    Date: 2015-11-13 18:50:13 GMT - Slovakia - World - SN:65 - ID:3724261

    BRATISLAVA, Nov 13 (MENA) – A Ukrainian helicopter has crashed in eastern Slovakia, killing six people, ABC News quoted Slovak Interior Minister Robert Kalinak as saying on Friday. Kalinak said the helicopter was found in Slovak territory on the ....

  • Putin discusses anti-terrorism issues with Security Council ahead of G20

    Date: 2015-11-13 18:24:22 GMT - Russia - World - SN:63 - ID:3724197

    MOSCOW, Nov 13 (MENA) – Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed on Friday with members of Russia's Security Council key issues of anti-terrorism fight as part of preparations for the G20 summit in Turkey, Sputnik quoted Kremlin spokesman Dmitry ....

  • Paris railway station evacuated over bomb threat

    Date: 2015-11-13 15:50:47 GMT - France - World - SN:55 - ID:3723261

    PARIS, Nov 13 (MENA) - Gare de Lyon, one of Paris' main train stations, was evacuated Friday afternoon following a bomb threat which had been posted on social networks, according to local media. The alert was lifted at 15:00 local time (14:00 ....

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