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  • Britain PM orders MI6 to find 'Jihadi John'

    Date: 2015-08-24 19:06:16 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:114 - ID:3218593

    LONDON, Aug 24 (MENA) - British Prime Minister David Cameron ordered a redoubling of efforts to kill or capture the Islamic State masked executioner known as "Jihadi John." The demand that the British intelligence service MI6 find the ....

  • Koreas reach deal on defusing tensions

    Date: 2015-08-24 19:03:02 GMT - south korea - World - SN:113 - ID:3218597

    SEOUL, Aug 24 (MENA) – South and North Korea produced an agreement on defusing heightened tensions on the Korean Peninsula, after days of marathon negotiations, Yonhap news agency reported on Monday. The deal came hours after President Park ....

  • Counter-Terrorism Agency warns Israelis traveling to Europe

    Date: 2015-08-24 17:46:35 GMT - Israel - World - SN:97 - ID:3217865

    GAZA CITY, Aug 24 (MENA) - In its latest travel warning, the Israeli National Security Council's Counter-Terrorism Bureau has published a list warning Israelis on dangers they could face in no fewer than 41 countries – including in Western and ....

  • Jordanian king heads to Moscow

    Date: 2015-08-24 13:14:28 GMT - Jordan - World - SN:59 - ID:3215469

    AMMAN, Aug 24 (MENA) - Jordanian King Abdullah II left here on a working visit to Moscow during which he will hold talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin. The talks will cover relations between Jordan and Russia, mainly in the economic and ....

  • German FM to visit Iran in October

    Date: 2015-08-24 13:06:50 GMT - Germany - World - SN:55 - ID:3214737

    BERLIN, Aug 24 (MENA) - Speaking at a conference of the heads of German diplomatic missions at the foreign ministry in Berlin, Steinmeier said he will head to Tehran in October for political talks following what he called the 'historic' Vienna ....

  • NO campaign strengthens as EIGHT Cabinet members and 1,000 business heads call to leave EU

    Date: 2015-08-24 10:59:32 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:40 - ID:3214317

    LONDON, Aug 24 (MENA) - At least eight Cabinet ministers and 1,000 business leaders could campaign to leave the EU. In a major boost to the No campaign some of the Conservative Party’s biggest donors have signed up to support efforts in the ....

  • Fire breaks out at steel plant near Tokyo

    Date: 2015-08-24 07:41:16 GMT - Japan - World - SN:12 - ID:3212813

    TOKYO, Aug 24 (MENA) - A large fire broke out at a steel plant near Haneda airport south of the Japanese capital, Tokyo on Monday. There have been no reports of injuries, Kyodo reported. The blaze started at a two-metre-tall (6.7ft) cooling ....

  • Nepal opens Everest to climbers for 1st time since avalanche

    Date: 2015-08-23 20:59:33 GMT - Nepal - World - SN:120 - ID:3211869

    KATHMANDU, Aug 23 (MENA) - Nepal has opened Mount Everest to climbers for the first time since an earthquake-triggered avalanche in April killed 19 mountaineers and ended the popular spring climbing season, Fox News reported. Japanese climber ....

  • Iran to receive S-300 missile system by end of 2015

    Date: 2015-08-23 19:04:52 GMT - Iran - World - SN:106 - ID:3211361

    TEHRAN, Aug 23 (MENA) - Iran will receive upgraded S-300 missile defense system from Russia before the end of 2015, Iranian Defense Minister Hossein Dehqan said on Sunday. Speaking in a TV program on Saturday night, he noted that Washington and ....

  • Explosions at US military base in Japan

    Date: 2015-08-23 19:04:19 GMT - Japan - World - SN:105 - ID:3211349

    TOKYO, Aug 23 (MENA) – A series of explosions erupted early Monday morning, likely at Sagami General Depot, a US army outpost in Kanagawa Prefecture, on the outskirts of Tokyo. The Pentagon has said it first heard of the explosion from news media, ....

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