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  • 2 Serbian embassy employees abducted in Libya

    Date: 2015-11-08 20:20:13 GMT - Serbia - World - SN:119 - ID:3692173

    BELGRADE, Nov 8 (MENA) - Serbia's Foreign Ministry said two of its embassy employees have been abducted in Libya, Fox News channel reported Sunday. It identified the two as communication officer Sladjana Stankovic and driver Jovica Stepic. It ....

  • US admiral sees no change in Iranian behavior

    Date: 2015-11-08 20:11:33 GMT - USA - World - SN:115 - ID:3692029

    WASHINGTON, Nov 8 (MENA) - Iran's landmark nuclear deal with world powers has done little to stop the country from pursuing activities beyond its shores that the US considers destabilizing, the US naval commander charged with securing the waters ....

  • UK Labour chief accuses defence chief of political bias in nuclear row

    Date: 2015-11-08 17:44:32 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:100 - ID:3691449

    LONDON, Nov 8 (MENA) - Britain's Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn accused Sunday the chief of the defence staff of political bias after he criticized the Labour leader's anti-nuclear stance. Gen Sir Nicholas Houghton told the BBC that refusing ....

  • German defense ministry mulls appointing Muslim chaplains

    Date: 2015-11-08 16:40:26 GMT - Germany - World - SN:94 - ID:3691049

    BERLIN, Nov 8 (MENA) - German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen said Sunday the Bundeswehr is considering Muslim chaplains to support diversity. "Diversity does us good," Russia Today quoted Leyen as saying. Leyen said Germany's armed ....

  • Hammond: Missile passing near British plane over Sinai 'a red herring'

    Date: 2015-11-08 16:39:28 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:93 - ID:3690245

    LONDON, Nov 8 (MENA) – UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said Sunday the reports of an incident involving a missile passing near a British plane over Sinai desert a few months ago were "a red herring." In a BBC1 Andrew Marr Show, Hammond said: ....

  • Vladimir Putin to attend Paris climate summit: France

    Date: 2015-11-08 14:32:13 GMT - France - World - SN:77 - ID:3689509

    PARIS, Nov 8 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin will attend the November 30 opening of a UN summit in Paris on producing a climate rescue pact, France's Foreign Minister has said. More than 100 heads of state and government have confirmed ....

  • As US escalates air war on ISIS, allies slip away

    Date: 2015-11-08 08:30:03 GMT - USA - World - SN:18 - ID:3687125

    NEW YORK, Nov 8 (MENA) - As the United States prepares to intensify airstrikes against the Islamic State in Syria, the Arab allies who with great fanfare sent warplanes on the initial missions there a year ago have largely vanished from the ....

  • Witnesses: 7 killed in fresh attack in Burundi capital

    Date: 2015-11-08 08:22:51 GMT - Burundi - World - SN:15 - ID:3686957

    BUJUMBURA, Nov 8 (MENA) - Seven people were killed in an overnight attack at a bar in the latest violence in the Burundian capital, witnesses said Sunday. Neighbors found bloodied bodies lying on the floor after gunshots were heard Saturday night ....

  • Death toll rises to 41 in Romanian nightclub fire

    Date: 2015-11-08 08:01:26 GMT - Romania - World - SN:11 - ID:3686961

    BUCHAREST, Nov 8 (MENA) - Nine more people died with burn-related injuries on Saturday, just over a week after a fire broke out in a Bucharest nightclub, authorities said, bringing the death toll in the tragedy to 41, The Seattle Times ....

  • Ashton Carter vows to 'defend US interests and allies' against Russian aggression

    Date: 2015-11-08 07:44:05 GMT - USA - World - SN:8 - ID:3686693

    WASHINGTON, Nov 8 (MENA) – The United States is adapting its "operational posture" to counter Russian aggression, the Telegraph quoted US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter as saying on Saturday. "We are adapting our operational posture and ....

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