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  • Cop, 2 more dead in Colo. Planned Parenthood shootings

    Date: 2015-11-28 07:01:36 GMT - USA - World - SN:9 - ID:3818241

    WASHINGTON, Nov 28 (MENA) - A police officer and two civilians died Friday after a man wearing hunting gear and armed with a "long gun" went on a shooting spree inside a Planned Parenthood clinic here, USA Today quoted police as confirming Friday ....

  • Putin refuses to speak to Erdogan over Ankara's lack of apology

    Date: 2015-11-27 22:46:05 GMT - Russia - World - SN:104 - ID:3817966

    MOSCOW, Nov 27 (MENA) – The Kremlin revealed that Vladimir Putin has twice refused to take calls from Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the Turkish president, until he apologises for a Turkish warplane shot down a Russian military jet on Tuesday, The Telegraph ....

  • UK PM pledges £5 mln to Commonwealth anti-extremism unit

    Date: 2015-11-27 22:10:49 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:102 - ID:3817962

    LONDON, Nov 27 (MENA) – British Prime Minister David Cameron pledged £5million to a new unit that will tackle the “scourge” of Islamist extremists and other hate-filled ideologies around the 53-nation fellowship, Express reported on Friday. He made ....

  • Czech, China ink investment boosting memorandum

    Date: 2015-11-27 22:09:37 GMT - China - World - SN:101 - ID:3817950

    BEIJING/PRAGUE, Nov 27 (MENA) - The Czech Republic and China have signed 12 cooperative documents in areas including medicine, sports and tourism, Radio Prague reported Friday. Czech prime minister Bohuslav Sobotka said the MOUs will bring more ....

  • France to opt out of European human rights convention because of Paris attacks

    Date: 2015-11-27 22:06:49 GMT - France - World - SN:98 - ID:3817946

    STRASBOURG, Nov 27 (MENA) - France is to opt out of some aspects of the European Human Rights Convention while the state of emergency declared after this month's Paris attacks is in force, Radio France Internationale quoted a well-placed French ....

  • 6 children drown as boats sink off Turkey

    Date: 2015-11-27 21:31:39 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:96 - ID:3817854

    ANKARA, Nov 27 (MENA) – Six children have drowned as two migrant boats carrying them from Turkey to Greece sank in the Aegean Sea, the BBC reported on Friday. The first boat carrying about 55 mainly Syrian and Afghan migrants sank off the Turkish ....

  • 3 American officers Injured in Shooting Near Colorado

    Date: 2015-11-27 21:30:31 GMT - USA - World - SN:95 - ID:3817894

    WASHINGTON, Nov 27 (MENA) - Three American police officers were injured in a shooting near a Planned Parenthood in Colorado Springs on Friday, The Time reported. On their Twitter page, the police had reported earlier Friday that the area near the ....

  • China: Downing of Russian fighter jet 'tragic'

    Date: 2015-11-27 21:26:43 GMT - China - World - SN:93 - ID:3817838

    BEIJING, Nov 27 (MENA) – Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hong Lei said "It is tragic that a Russian fighter jet was shot down and a pilot killed." During his regular press conference on Friday, Hing said "We sympathize with that. We believe ....

  • China welcomes talks between Koreas

    Date: 2015-11-27 21:24:51 GMT - China - World - SN:92 - ID:3817858

    BEIJING, Nov 27 (MENA) - A spokesman of the Chinese Foreign Ministry said Friday said his country welcomes an agreement reached by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and the Republic of Korea (ROK) to hold high-level inter-governmental ....

  • Pakistani airstrikes kill 17 militants near Afghan border - army

    Date: 2015-11-27 21:21:06 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:90 - ID:3817850

    ISLAMABAD, Nov 27 (MENA) - Pakistan's army said Friday said air Force fighter jets killed 17 militants in airstrikes carried out near the Afghan border. The strikes in the Rajgal area of the Khyber Agency also destroyed four militant hideouts and ....

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