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  • 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 ....

  • Macedonian opposition leader claims alleged government wire-tap campaign included journalists

    Date: 2015-02-25 19:42:58 GMT - Macedonia - World - SN:140 - ID:2043877

    SKOPJE, Feb 25 (MENA) - Macedonia's leftwing opposition leader claims that more than 100 journalists were among the victims of alleged mass wire-tapping by the country's government and secret police chief, Fox News reported. Zoran Zaev on ....

  • 3 Jazeera journalists arrested for flying drone in Paris

    Date: 2015-02-25 19:39:11 GMT - France - World - SN:139 - ID:2043857

    PARIS, Feb 25 (MENA) - Paris police are holding three Al-Jazeera reporters for allegedly flying a drone, days after the machines sparked a terror alert in the city, The Daily Mail reported on Wednesday. Journalists from the Qatar-funded news ....

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

    Date: 2015-02-25 19:35:44 GMT - USA - World - SN:136 - ID:2043645

    NEW YORK, Feb 25 (MENA) - The Justice Department announced Wednesday that 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,' Fox News ....

  • Austria passes controversial reforms to 1912 Islam law

    Date: 2015-02-25 19:20:22 GMT - Austria - World - SN:132 - ID:2043649

    VIENNA, Feb 25 (MENA) - The Austrian parliament has passed controversial reforms to the country's century-old law on Islam, the BBC reported on Wednesday. The bill, which is partly aimed at tackling Islamist radicalism, gives Muslims more legal ....

  • Russia ready to defend its interests in arctic with military means

    Date: 2015-02-25 18:35:38 GMT - Russia - World - SN:118 - ID:2043297

    MOSCOW, Feb 25 (MENA)- Russia does not rule out the possibility of protecting its national interests in the Arctic with military means as the region becomes the focus of attention from various countries, including those that do not have direct ....

  • Britain's Prince William to visit China in early March

    Date: 2015-02-25 18:19:47 GMT - China - World - SN:117 - ID:2043201

    BEIJING, Feb 25 (MENA) - Britain's Prince William is scheduled to visit China from March 1 to 4, Xinhua quoted Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hong Lei as saying on Wednesday. The Duke of Cambridge will visit Beijing, Shanghai and Yunnan ....

  • US military vehicles paraded 300 yards from the Russian border

    Date: 2015-02-25 17:26:02 GMT - USA - World - SN:109 - ID:2043045

    MOSCOW, Feb 25 (MENA) - US military combat vehicles paraded Wednesday through an Estonian city that juts into Russia, a symbolic act that highlighted the stakes for both sides amid the worst tensions between the West and Russia since the Cold War, ....

  • Gas to Ukraine could be cut off in 4 days unless prepayment made - Putin

    Date: 2015-02-25 17:08:46 GMT - Russia - World - SN:107 - ID:2042989

    MOSCOW, Feb 25 (MENA) - Russia intends to suspend gas deliveries to Ukraine unless Kiev makes a further prepayment as its current balance only covers three or four days' gas supply, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday, according to ....

  • Daesh planning to murder 150 Christian hostages if the US does not stop its air strikes - Daily Mail

    Date: 2015-02-25 14:53:13 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:80 - ID:2042245

    LONDON, Feb 25 (MENA) - Daesh terrorist group are planning to murder 150 Christian hostages they kidnapped after sweeping through villages in Syria if the US does not stop air strikes, according to Daily Mail newspaper. The abductions of the ....

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