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  • 2 teen jihadi wannabes caught at Sydney airport

    Date: 2015-03-08 10:51:19 GMT - Australia - World - SN:34 - ID:2113705

    CANBERRA, March 8 (MENA) – Two brothers aged 15 and 16 suspected of trying to leave Australia to fight in the Middle East were detained at Sydney Airport by counter-terrorism officials before being taken home by their mum, the Daily Telegraph ....

  • Unidentified militants kill 12 Daesh members in Syria - SOHR

    Date: 2015-03-08 10:13:11 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:27 - ID:2113377

    LONDON, March 8 (MENA) – The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Sunday that two groups of unknown militiamen attacked Daesh bastions in al Myadin city in Der-Ezzot in Syria. Militiamen riding a motorbike opened fire on Daesh patrol in al ....

  • UNODC head: Violence against women is area of UNODC's main concern

    Date: 2015-03-08 09:35:43 GMT - Austria - World - SN:23 - ID:2113093

    VIENNA, March 8 (MENA) – Marking International Women's Day on Sunday, Executive Director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Yury Fedotov said to maek that violence against women is the area of UNODC's main concern under the the ....

  • Extremism in Britain: Now the crackdown is launched

    Date: 2015-03-08 09:26:35 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:21 - ID:2112769

    LONDON, March 8 (MENA) - The Government is planning a series of tough new measures to combat the growing threat from Islamist extremists, The Telegraph reported. A leaked draft of the Home Office’s new counter-extremism strategy, seen by The ....

  • 15 wounded in Afghan prison riot as inmates hold hostages

    Date: 2015-03-08 09:05:57 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:18 - ID:2112765

    KABUL, March 8 (MENA) - An Afghan security official says inmates at a northern prison are holding at least five people hostage after a riot wounded five police officers and 10 inmates, media reports said. Gen. Faqir Mohammad Jawzjani, the ....

  • Nepal's only international airport reopens

    Date: 2015-03-08 08:01:43 GMT - Nepal - World - SN:13 - ID:2112325

    KATHMANDU, March 6 (MENA) – Nepal's only international airport has reopened four days after a Turkish Airlines jet skidded and blocked the single runway, FOX News reported on Sunday. Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal said Sunday the first planes ....

  • S.Korea chiefs of rival parties visit attacked US envoy

    Date: 2015-03-08 07:59:05 GMT - south korea - World - SN:11 - ID:2112321

    SEOUL, March 6 (MENA) – The leaders of rival parties in South Korea on Sunday emphasized a sustained Seoul-Washington alliance as they visited the hospitalized US envoy who is recovering from wounds he suffered last week from a knife attack, Yonhap ....

  • Canadian soldier killed in friendly-fire incident in Iraq

    Date: 2015-03-07 21:52:46 GMT - USA - World - SN:159 - ID:2111529

    WASHINGTON, March 7 (MENA) – A Canadian special forces soldier has died in Iraq, the first life lost in this country's military deployment to fight Islamic State extremists, The Globe and Mail reported on Saturday. Sergeant Andrew Joseph Doiron ....

  • Ukraine claims completing weapons pullback

    Date: 2015-03-07 21:26:30 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:154 - ID:2111465

    KIEV, March 7 (MENA) - Ukraine's military says it is completing its pullback of heavy weapons under the terms of a peace agreement aimed at ending the war with separatist rebels that has killed more than 6,000 people, ABC News reported. An ....

  • Gunmen attack Sufi center in Kabul, at least 6 killed

    Date: 2015-03-07 20:34:51 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:147 - ID:2111377

    KABUL, March 7 (MENA) – Two gunmen attacked a Sufi religious center in the Afghan capital Saturday evening, killing at least six civilians and wounding five others, ABC News quoted Afghan authorities on Saturday. The Kabul police chief's office ....

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