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  • Austria building fence along part of border with Slovenia

    Date: 2015-11-13 13:44:34 GMT - Austria - World - SN:44 - ID:3722417

    VIENNA, Nov 13 (MENA) - Austria will build a 3.7-km (2.5-mile) fence on either side of its busiest border crossing with Slovenia to help manage the flow of thousands of migrants a day onto its territory, senior officials said on Friday, ABC News ....

  • 5 injured in Pakistan grenade attack

    Date: 2015-11-13 13:41:00 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:43 - ID:3721973

    KARACHI, Nov 13 (MENA) - At least five people were injured in a grenade attack in Nayabad locality of Paksitan's Karachi on Friday, Geo News reported. According to police, two attackers riding a motorcycle lobbed a hand grenade at people standing ....

  • US condemns two suicide bomb blasts in Lebanon

    Date: 2015-11-13 06:20:32 GMT - USA - World - SN:8 - ID:3720081

    WASHINGTON, Nov 13 (MENA) - The United States strongly condemns a terrorist attack on civilians in the Burj Barajneh neighborhood of Beirut, Lebanon, US State Department's Deputy Spokesperson Mark Toner said in a released statement on Friday, ....

  • France deplores killing of UN peacekeeper in CAR

    Date: 2015-11-13 06:18:51 GMT - France - World - SN:7 - ID:3720085

    PARIS, Nov 13 (MENA) – France condemns the violent acts erupted in northern Bangui, the capital of the Central African Republic (CAR), and led to the killing of a UN peacekeeper, French Foreign Ministry Spokesman Romain Nadal said on Friday. The ....

  • Daesh claims responsibility for deadly twin blasts in Beirut

    Date: 2015-11-12 21:29:32 GMT - Russia - World - SN:100 - ID:3719781

    MOSCOW, Nov 12 (MENA) - Daesh militants claimed responsibility for two bombings that killed at least dozens of people Thursday in the suburbs of Beirut, Lebanon's capital city. Another 200 were wounded in the blasts, which occurred almost ....

  • Former Russian police officer sentenced to 13 years for espionage

    Date: 2015-11-12 20:32:22 GMT - Russia - World - SN:95 - ID:3719685

    MOSCOW, Nov 12 (MENA) - A former Moscow policeman has been sentenced to 13 years in prison for spying for the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), the Interfax news agency reported Thursday, citing a statement from the Russian Federal Security ....

  • Putin orders Russia's positions strengthened at market of rocket launches

    Date: 2015-11-12 20:02:16 GMT - Russia - World - SN:92 - ID:3719241

    SOCHI, Nov 12 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday ordered strengthening the country’s positions at the market of rocket launches, the TASS reported. "Special attention in the framework of the [new federal space] program should ....

  • Counter-terror operation sees four arrested in UK

    Date: 2015-11-12 13:16:12 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:57 - ID:3716885

    LONDON, Nov 12 (MENA) - Four men have been arrested in the UK following a counter-terrorism operation led by Italian authorities, the North East Counter Terrorism Unit says. The unit was assisted by officers from Humberside, Derbyshire, South ....

  • Indian PM Modi arrives in UK for three-day visit

    Date: 2015-11-12 11:46:22 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:49 - ID:3716381

    LONDON, Nov 12 (MENA) - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here Thursday on a three-day official visit to the UK, where he will meet with British Prime Minister David Cameron, according to the BBC. The first day of the visit will be ....

  • Malaysia elected to UNESCO'S executive board

    Date: 2015-11-12 08:47:46 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:22 - ID:3714633

    KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 12 (MENA) - Malaysia has been elected to UNESCO's executive board for the 2015-2019 term, after earning the highest votes among Asia-Pacific countries, according to Bernama News Agency. Malaysian National Commission for UNESCO ....

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