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  • State of emergency declared in Ferguson amid protests

    Date: 2015-08-11 08:11:12 GMT - USA - World - SN:10 - ID:3137617

    WASHINGTON, Aug 11 (MENA) - A state of emergency is in force in the US city of Ferguson amid protests marking the anniversary of the death of black teenager Michael Brown, according to the BBC. The city is reported to be tense after another black ....

  • Reassessing threat from terrorism in US, abroad -- Commentary

    Date: 2015-08-10 23:03:28 GMT - USA - World - SN:101 - ID:3137225

    NEW YORK, Aug 10 (MENA) – Foreign policy wasn’t the focus of Thursday’s Republican debates, but when the topic was raised discussion understandably tended toward terrorism threats and Daesh, Aaron David Miller said. In a commentary published by ....

  • UK dismisses Rwanda spy chief Karenzi Karake case

    Date: 2015-08-10 22:32:10 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:99 - ID:3137181

    LONDON, Aug 10 (MENA) – A UK court has rejected a bid to extradite Rwanda's spy chief to Spain to stand trial for his alleged role in massacres after the 1994 genocide, the BBC reported on Monday. Karenzi Karake was on bail in the UK following ....

  • 6 US F-16 jets arrive in Turkey to fight Daesh

    Date: 2015-08-10 22:03:26 GMT - USA - World - SN:96 - ID:3137125

    WASHINGTON, Aug 10 (MENA) – Six US F-16 fighter jets arrived at an air base in southern Turkey on Sunday to join the US-led coalition fight against Daesh militants, ABC News quoted the US military as saying on Monday. The US European Command said ....

  • US presidential candidate supports ground intervention to eliminate Daesh, confiscate oil

    Date: 2015-08-10 21:28:15 GMT - USA - World - SN:94 - ID:3137037

    WASHINGTON, Aug 10 (MENA) - US Presidential candidate Donald Trump Donald Trump said Monday he supports sending US ground troops to fight Daesh, the World Tribune reported. The key to defeating the terror group is to "knock out the source of ....

  • Afghani president: Pakistan needs to end its undeclared war with Afghanistan

    Date: 2015-08-10 17:28:05 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:73 - ID:3136181

    KABUL, Aug 10 (MENA) – Afghani President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has said that no one can break Afghanistan and that Pakistan needs to end its undeclared war with Afghanistan which is being fought from several years, Khaama Press reported on ....

  • Unexploded WW2 bomb found on construction site in Bethnal Green

    Date: 2015-08-10 15:19:11 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:50 - ID:3134857

    LONDON, Aug 10 (MENA) - A major security alert was sparked after builders found an unexploded WWII bomb on a construction site in east London. The mortar shell was discovered in a basement at the site on Temple Street, Bethnal Green just before ....

  • Government crackdown on firms employing illegal immigrants

    Date: 2015-08-10 11:43:27 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:37 - ID:3133265

    LONDON, Aug 10 (MENA) - Rogue employers who give jobs to illegal immigrants will be hit with the "full force" of the government machine ministers have warned. Immigration minister James Brokenshire said the Government was determined to act ....

  • Syria, Iraq airstrike civilian death claims should be probed - Alex Salmond

    Date: 2015-08-10 11:18:24 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:32 - ID:3133165

    LONDON, Aug 10 (MENA) - Claims that airstrikes have killed hundreds of civilians in Iraq and Syria should be "urgently" investigated by the UK Government, Alex Salmond has said. The SNP foreign affairs spokesman has asked the Ministry of Defence ....

  • Singer Darwish sings for Egyptians in UK to mark Suez New inauguration

    Date: 2015-08-10 11:13:38 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:31 - ID:3132405

    LONDON, Aug 10 (MENA) – The Egyptian community in London has organized a big event for visiting Egyptian musician and singer Iman El-Bahr Darwish. The event was held to mark the New Suez Canal, which was opened on Thursday. A lot of Egyptians ....

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