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  • Britain allocates extra money to fight Daesh

    Date: 2015-11-16 07:10:59 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:7 - ID:3738733

    LONDON, Nov 16 (MENA) - Hundreds of millions of pounds will be ploughed into MI5, MI6 and GCHQ so their ranks of field officers and analysts can rise 15 per cent, the BBC reported. The boost is the agencies’ biggest since the 7/7 attacks of 2005 ....

  • Nepal's PM asks India to lift undeclared blockade

    Date: 2015-11-15 22:22:07 GMT - Nepal - World - SN:127 - ID:3738265

    KATHMANDU, Nov 15 (MENA) - Nepal's Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Oli has asked neighboring India to lift an "undeclared blockade," saying the Himalayan nation is facing a severe fuel shortage and trouble obtaining medicine and food supplies blocked ....

  • Egyptian suspected to be among victims of Paris attacks

    Date: 2015-11-15 22:02:04 GMT - France - World - SN:125 - ID:3738201

    PARIS, Nov 15 (MENA) – An Egyptian citizen is suspected to have been killed in the terror shooting at Paris’ Bataclan of Friday. The Egyptian embassy here urged anyone having information about a citizen named “Saleh Emad el Gebaly” to contact it ....

  • German minister cautions against terror-refugee link

    Date: 2015-11-15 21:30:05 GMT - Germany - World - SN:120 - ID:3738053

    BERLIN, Nov 15 (MENA) - Germany's defense minister Sunday sought to quash speculation in the wake of the Paris attacks that radicals bent on violence could slip into Europe among a flood of asylum seekers arriving on the continent, France 24 ....

  • Turkey foiled Istanbul terror plot on same day as Paris attacks: official

    Date: 2015-11-15 21:24:19 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:117 - ID:3738025

    ANKARA, Nov 15 (MENA) - Turkish authorities foiled a plot to stage a "major" attack in Istanbul on the same day as the deadly gun and suicide attacks in Paris, a senior official said on Sunday. Police on Friday detained five people in Istanbul, ....

  • US, Russia share anti-terror goals, differ on tactics - Putin's aide

    Date: 2015-11-15 21:14:05 GMT - Russia - World - SN:116 - ID:3737785

    MOSCOW, Nov 15 (MENA) - Russia's presidential aide Yuri Ushakov said Sunday the United States and Russia have similar strategic goals in their fight against terrorism, but the means of achieving them are very different, Sputnik news agency ....

  • Chechen leader meets with representatives of Syria’s internal opposition

    Date: 2015-11-15 20:40:34 GMT - Chechnya - World - SN:113 - ID:3737777

    GROZNY, Nov 15 (MENA) - Peace in Syria can be achieved when the Syrian people consolidates to rebuff its enemies, leader of Russia’s North Caucasian Republic of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov said on Sunday at a meeting with representatives of Syria’s ....

  • Death toll of Paris attacks rises to 132

    Date: 2015-11-15 20:18:52 GMT - France - World - SN:111 - ID:3737905

    PARIS, Nov 15 (MENA) - The death toll of the Paris attacks has risen to 132, according to French medics. At least 352 people were wounded, many of them seriously, they said. Regarding the ongoing investigation, French National Police issued ....

  • UK holds Cobra meeting on Paris attacks

    Date: 2015-11-15 20:07:05 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:108 - ID:3737657

    LONDON, Nov 15 (MENA) - British security services are working "very closely" with French and Belgian authorities to find anyone involved in the Paris attacks, Home Secretary Theresa May said. May chaired a Cobra emergency committee meeting about ....

  • Israeli flight makes safe emergency landing in US Montana state

    Date: 2015-11-15 19:12:25 GMT - USA - World - SN:104 - ID:3737617

    WASHINGTON, Nov 15 (MENA) - An Israeli flight headed to Los Angeles made an emergency landing in Montana on Sunday morning after the crew reported a warning light indicated a fire in one engine, ABC news reported. There was no visible fire when ....

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