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  • Turkish journalists rally to protest diminishing media freedom

    Date: 2015-10-04 11:16:01 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:32 - ID:3464777

    ANKARA, Oct 4 (MENA) - Turkish journalists have held a demonstration in Istanbul to protest threats against journalists in the country. The protest was staged on Saturday with journalists gathering in the city’s Istiklal Square located on the ....

  • Cameron promises to 'beef up' the SAS to take the fight to Daesh

    Date: 2015-10-04 09:00:18 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:15 - ID:3463673

    LONDON, Oct 4 (MENA) - UK Prime Minister David Cameron said the government will buy 20 new drones – known as Protectors – that can target Daesh extremists in Syria and Iraq. Britain's special forces will be the biggest beneficiaries of the ....

  • Plane carrying 114 Iranian victims of Mina crush lands in Tehran

    Date: 2015-10-04 08:27:32 GMT - Iran - World - SN:12 - ID:3463465

    TEHRAN, Oct 4 (MENA) - The second plane transporting the bodies of 114 Iranian pilgrims who lost their lives in the tragic human crush of September 24 in Mina, Saudi Arabia, has arrived in Iran’s capital, Tehran, Press TV reported. The Saudi ....

  • 'Tories go home': Anti-austerity group stage loud 'protest rave' ahead of Conservative conference

    Date: 2015-10-03 20:59:36 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:93 - ID:3462389

    MANCHESTER, Oct 3 (MENA) - Hundreds of dancing revellers waving flags and placards say they won't leave Manchester's Piccadilly Gardens until the Tories exit the city. These raving anti- austerity protesters in Manchester say they won't stop ....

  • Pentagon looks at Colorado prisons for Guantanamo detainee transfers

    Date: 2015-10-03 20:56:07 GMT - USA - World - SN:91 - ID:3462365

    WASHINGTON, Oct 3 (MENA) - The U.S. Defense Department is eyeing three prisons in Colorado as potential sites to house terrorism suspects as the Obama administration scrambles to find a politically viable approach to closing its detention center at ....

  • Pentagon weighs using force to protect US-backed Syria rebels

    Date: 2015-10-03 20:25:00 GMT - USA - World - SN:87 - ID:3462317

    WASHINGTON, Oct 3 (MENA) - Senior US military leaders and defense officials are debating whether military force should be used to protect Washington-backed Syrian rebels who have come under attack by Russian airstrikes in recent days, Fox News ....

  • Suspected US airstrike on Afghan hospital kills 19 people

    Date: 2015-10-03 17:27:13 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:69 - ID:3461641

    BRUSSELS, Oct 3 (MENA) - A hospital in the Afghan city of Kunduz has been hit and partially destroyed in an overnight “aerial attack” that killed at least 19 people, including nine Medecins Sans Frontieres staff and three child patients, Russia ....

  • Russian Army: 60 air strikes carried out against Daesh in Syria over past three days

    Date: 2015-10-03 15:59:38 GMT - Russia - World - SN:63 - ID:3461377

    MOSCOW, Oct 3 (MENA) - Russian Air Force has carried out more than 60 flights in Syria in the past 72 hours and significantly reduced the military potential of terrorists there, a senior official in the Russian army told Russian news agencies on ....

  • Bad weather hinders search for missing Indonesian plane carrying 10 passengers

    Date: 2015-10-03 14:42:06 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:53 - ID:3460845

    JAKARTA, Oct 3 (MENA) - Indonesia's search efforts to find a missing passenger plane with 10 people on board have been hampered due to bad weather, ABC news reported. The Aviastar airline Twin Otter turboprop aircraft lost contact with airport ....

  • Russian bomber destroys terrorists' fortifications in Syria

    Date: 2015-10-03 13:59:21 GMT - Russia - World - SN:46 - ID:3460165

    MOSCOW, Oct 3 (MENA) - A Russian front bomber of the aviation group in Syria delivered a surgical strike on a camp of Islamic State militants near Maarrat al Numan with a corrected KAB-500 air bomb, the Defense Ministry's representative Igor ....

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