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  • Suicide attack on Turkish embassy car in Kabul kills one

    Date: 2015-02-26 07:23:32 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:25 - ID:2045145

    KABUL, Feb 26 (MENA) - A suicide bomber rammed a vehicle laden with explosives into a Turkish embassy car in the Afghan capital on Thursday, killing at least one person inside, the ministry of interior said as quoted by the ABC news. The explosion ....

  • U.S. condemns abduction of Christians in Syria

    Date: 2015-02-26 07:07:49 GMT - USA - World - SN:20 - ID:2044897

    WASHINGTON, Feb 26 (MENA) - The White House on Wednesday condemned mass kidnappings in Syria and Iraq perpetrated by the so-called Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants and vowed to end the group’s “depravity", according to Alarabiya ....

  • Middle East Quartet delegation to visit Cairo within few weeks

    Date: 2015-02-26 06:32:39 GMT - Russia - World - SN:10 - ID:2044873

    MOSCOW, Feb 26 (MENA) – A delegation of contact group affiliated to the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) discussed with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov preparations for a visit by the delegation of the Middle East Quartet to Cairo, ....

  • Dozens of Australian women 'supporting terrorism'

    Date: 2015-02-26 06:29:49 GMT - Australia - World - SN:9 - ID:2044941

    SYDNEY, Feb 26 (MENA) - Up to 40 Australian women have taken part in terror attacks or are supporting militant groups, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has said, cited by BBC. She told parliament an increasing number of women were going to Syria and ....

  • Flights cancelled for second time in 10 days after Mexican volcano spews ash

    Date: 2015-02-25 21:16:17 GMT - Mexico - World - SN:156 - ID:2044189

    MEXICO CITY, Feb 25 (MENA) - For the second time in 10 days, the Popocatepetl volcano east of Mexico City spewed ash into the sky, forcing cancellation of flights at the nearby Puebla International Airport, Fox news reported on Wednesday. A ....

  • Myanmar risks faltering on reform path amid jailing of dissidents, UN warns

    Date: 2015-02-25 21:02:00 GMT - Myanmar (Burma) - World - SN:154 - ID:2044153

    BERLIN, Feb 25 (MENA) - The United Nation's top human right official said Myanmar is "headed in the wrong direction" amid a crackdown on dissidents and minorities, Fox News reported Wednesday. The Southeast Asian nation's military-backed government ....

  • French unemployment drops slightly from record highs

    Date: 2015-02-25 20:53:02 GMT - France - World - SN:152 - ID:2044177

    PARIS, Feb 25 (MENA) – After a string of record unemployment figures in recent months, France finally saw a slight improvement in January, with statistics published Wednesday showing 3.48 million people claiming jobless benefits, France24 reported. ....

  • 3 arrested in New York City for allegedly conspiring to support Daesh

    Date: 2015-02-25 20:42:49 GMT - USA - World - SN:150 - ID:2044205

    WASHINGTON, Feb 25 (MENA) - Three New York City residents -- two with Uzbekistan citizenship, and one a citizen of Kazakhstan -- plotted to travel to Syria to join Daesh militants and 'wage jihad,' the Justice Department announced on Wednesday, ....

  • Iran’s Revolutionary Guard attacks a mock US ship in drill

    Date: 2015-02-25 20:16:47 GMT - USA - World - SN:147 - ID:2043865

    NEW YORK, Feb 25 (MENA) - Iran’s Revolutionary Guard launched large-scale naval and air defense drills near a strategic Gulf waterway Wednesday in which dozens of speedboats swarmed a replica of a US aircraft carrier, New York Post reported. The ....

  • Cyprus will allow Russian vessels to call at its ports

    Date: 2015-02-25 20:15:57 GMT - Russia - World - SN:146 - ID:2043897

    MOSCOW, Feb 25 (MENA) - The Republic of Cyprus will allow Russian vessels taking part in the fight against terrorism and piracy to call at its ports, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday after talks with his Cypriot counterpart Nicos ....

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