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  • Taliban says hanged military officer as revenge for executions

    Date: 2015-10-04 22:04:38 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:99 - ID:3468821

    ISLAMABAD, Oct 4 (MENA) - The Pakistani Taliban has hanged a military intelligence officer in retaliation for recent executions of militants by Pakistan, the militant group said in videos released on Sunday. The local Geo News said the videos could ....

  • Search in Indonesia fails to locate missing passenger plane

    Date: 2015-10-04 19:33:41 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:89 - ID:3468401

    JAKARTA, Oct 4 (MENA) - For a second day, searchers failed to locate a plane with 10 people on board that went missing in eastern Indonesia, Fox News reported Sunday. The search for the DHC-5 Twin Otter turboprop plane, owned by the Aviastar ....

  • Thousands protest Turkish President in Strasbourg

    Date: 2015-10-04 19:11:00 GMT - France - World - SN:87 - ID:3468221

    STRASBOURG, Oct 4 (MENA) - Thousands of people gathered at the Place Kleber, a square in central Strasbourg, France, to protest the presence of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdo─čan, who held a rally in the city on Sunday, Today's Zaman paper ....

  • 4 dead, 16 missing as typhoon Mujigae hits south China

    Date: 2015-10-04 18:37:06 GMT - China - World - SN:83 - ID:3467793

    BEIJING, Oct 4 (MENA) - One fisherman died and another 16 are missing as typhoon Mujigae, the 22nd typhoon this year, made landfall in South China's Guangdong Province on Sunday, Xinhua reported. As of 7:30 p.m., 35 cases of boat stranding and ....

  • 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 ....

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