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  • Cameron will not attend Moscow victory day parade - spokesperson

    Date: 2015-03-12 15:50:48 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:125 - ID:2148213

    LONDON, March 12 (MENA) - British Prime Minister David Cameron will not be attending Moscow's annual Victory Day parade on May 9, commemorating the anniversary of the end of World War II, Cameron's spokesperson said Thursday. "We will be ....

  • Saudi king gets message from Indonesian president

    Date: 2015-03-12 15:46:40 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - World - SN:123 - ID:2148221

    RIYADH, March 12 (MENA) - Saudi King Salman ben Abdel Aziz received a message Thursday Indonesian President Joko Widodo. Saudi Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Nizar bin Obaid Madani received the message during his meeting Thursday with the ....

  • 14 million children impacted by conflict in Syria and Iraq - UNICEF

    Date: 2015-03-12 13:34:09 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:100 - ID:2147233

    GENEVA, March 12 (MENA) - Some 14 million children across the region are now suffering from the escalating conflict sweeping Syria and much of Iraq, said UNICEF on Thursday. With the conflict in Syria now entering its fifth year, the situation of ....

  • EU plans new team to tackle cyber-terrorism

    Date: 2015-03-12 13:33:35 GMT - Italy - World - SN:99 - ID:2147349

    ROME, March 12 (MENA) - Plans for a new Europe-wide counter-terrorism unit are being presented to European ministers, the BBC reported. The Internet Referral Unit would be part of law enforcement agency Europol and would seek to remove jihadist ....

  • 2 Police officers shot during Ferguson protest

    Date: 2015-03-12 10:11:31 GMT - USA - World - SN:49 - ID:2144189

    WASHINGTON, March 12 (MENA) - Two police officers were shot outside the Ferguson Police Department just after midnight Wednesday, police and eyewitnesses said, Huffington Post reported. The shootings came during protests following the Ferguson ....

  • Official.: US effort against Daesh could expand to include Boko Haram in Nigeria

    Date: 2015-03-12 10:06:13 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:47 - ID:2144697

    LONDON, March 12 (MENA) - The war against the so-called Islamic State in Iraq and Syria may be expanded to include Boko Haram in Nigeria and militant elements in Libya, US Secretary of Defense Ash Carter said on Wednesday, according to the ....

  • Militant attack near security check-post in Peshawar kills two

    Date: 2015-03-12 09:30:29 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:40 - ID:2144405

    ISLAMABAD, March 12 (MENA) - At least two people including a militant were killed early Thursday morning when terrorists attacked a security check-post near Gora Qabristan area in Peshawar, Geo News reported. At least seven other people, ....

  • US general seeks Turkish role in Mosul fight

    Date: 2015-03-12 09:22:11 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:37 - ID:2144245

    ANKARA, March 12 (MENA) - As Iraqi forces pushed into Tikrit, a top U.S. general visited Turkey on Wednesday to seek a Turkish role in the upcoming operation aiming to retake Mosul from the Daesh group after its militants seized the city in a ....

  • Nemtsov daughter: Putin 'politically' to blame for murder

    Date: 2015-03-12 08:05:50 GMT - Russia - World - SN:27 - ID:2143729

    MOSCOW, March 12 (MENA) - A daughter of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov says Vladimir Putin must bear responsibility for his murder, according to the BBC. Zhanna Nemtsova told the BBC she believed the Russian president was "politically" ....

  • Afghanistan: Taliban kill 7 Police in ambush

    Date: 2015-03-12 07:37:51 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:22 - ID:2143493

    KABUL, March 12 (MENA) - An Afghan official says Taliban gunmen have killed seven policemen in an ambush in the northern Kunduz province, according to ABC News. Nasruddin Khan, governor of Dashti Archi district, said the policemen were travelling ....

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