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  • British anti-terror police arrest woman at Luton Airport

    Date: 2015-03-19 17:47:36 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:114 - ID:2201981

    LONDON, March 19 (MENA) - A British woman has been arrested by counter-terror officers at Luton Airport, police have said. Scotland Yard said the 21-year-old was detained at 11.15 am on Thursday after landing on a flight from Istanbul, The ....

  • Israelis made choice in free, fair ballot: paper

    Date: 2015-03-19 16:10:50 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:101 - ID:2201245

    LONDON, March 19 (MENA) - Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s decisive victory in Israel’s general election is testimony to his dogged determination as a political campaigner, says Financial Times. The Israeli people have made their ....

  • Hammond confirms death of British national in Tunisia terror attack

    Date: 2015-03-19 13:57:20 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:79 - ID:2199929

    LONDON, March 19 (MENA) - UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond confirmed Thursday death of a British national in terrorist attack in Tunisia and offered support to the government of Tunisia in fight against terrorism. In a statement on the Foreign ....

  • China and Japan hold first security talks in four years

    Date: 2015-03-19 09:02:39 GMT - Japan - World - SN:35 - ID:2196905

    TOKYO, March 19 (MENA) – China and Japan are holding their first high-level security talks in four years, following recent tensions over territorial and historical issues, the BBC reported on Thursday. The meeting in Tokyo among officials comes ....

  • Pentagon confirms Westgate Mall planner killed in drone strike

    Date: 2015-03-19 06:57:18 GMT - USA - World - SN:12 - ID:2196193

    WASHINGTON, March 19 (MENA) - The Pentagon confirmed on Thursday that a top al Shabab leader who planned the deadly Westgate Mall attack in Kenya was killed in a US drone strike in Somalia last week, ABC News reported. Adnan Garar was a senior ....

  • U.S., Japan take precautions after threats to ambassador Caroline Kennedy

    Date: 2015-03-19 06:15:34 GMT - USA - World - SN:8 - ID:2196069

    WASHINGTON, March 19 (MENA) - The U.S. State Department said Wednesday that it is working with Japanese authorities to ensure the safety of U.S. diplomatic personnel following reports of threats against the U.S. ambassador, Caroline Kennedy. In ....

  • Several killed in restaurant shooting in southern Sweden

    Date: 2015-03-19 05:46:12 GMT - Sweden - World - SN:3 - ID:2196017

    STOCKHOLM, March 19 (MENA) - Swedish police said several people have been fatally shot inside a restaurant in the city of Gothenburg. Police said in a statement that an automatic weapon was believed to have been used in the shootings late on ....

  • France says 2 nationals killed in Tunisia attack

    Date: 2015-03-18 22:52:56 GMT - France - World - SN:172 - ID:2195769

    PARIS, March 18 (MENA) - Two French nationals were killed in the attack on a Tunisia's national museum on Wednesday, said the Elysee. In a statement, the Elysee said that also seven French people were injured in the attack, including one in a ....

  • Hundreds gather in Paris to condemn Tunisian attack

    Date: 2015-03-18 22:52:30 GMT - France - World - SN:171 - ID:2195741

    PARIS, March 18 (MENA) - Hundreds of people gathered outside the Tunisian embassy in Paris, condemning Wednesday's attack at Tunisia's national museum. They were raising Tunisian flags, calling for international efforts for combating terrorism ....

  • Russia condemns 'barbaric' terrorist attack in Tunisia

    Date: 2015-03-18 21:19:45 GMT - Russia - World - SN:159 - ID:2195489

    MOSCOW, March 18 (MENA) - Russia strongly condemns the "barbaric act of terror" in the Tunisian capital on Wednesday that killed 22 people, the Russian Foreign Ministry said, Sputnik reported. The local Mosaique FM Radio citing a source in a ....

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