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  • Paper: Daesh 'planning to use Libya as gateway to Europe'

    Date: 2015-02-18 11:17:12 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:37 - ID:1991361

    LONDON, Feb 18 (MENA) – Daesh militants are planning a takeover of Libya as a "gateway" to wage war across the whole of southern Europe, letters written by the group's supporters have revealed, according to the Telegraph. The jihadists hope to ....

  • Japan PM denounces killing of Coptic Christian in Libya

    Date: 2015-02-17 21:56:17 GMT - Japan - World - SN:203 - ID:1988833

    TOKYO, Feb 17 (MENA) – Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe decried Tuesday the killing of 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians at the hands of terrorists of Daesh. The Japanese government strongly condemned the incident. A footage posted on Sunday showed ....

  • 'We cannot beat Daesh just by killing them' - Marie Harf

    Date: 2015-02-17 20:21:39 GMT - USA - World - SN:191 - ID:1988637

    WASHINGTON, Feb 17 (MENA) - US State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf on Tuesday said that the United States cannot defeat Daesh simply by killing them. "We must use a combination of military force and an exploration of the reasons why so many ....

  • Enemies of Afghanistan are enemies of Pakistan, says Pakistan Army Chief

    Date: 2015-02-17 20:18:45 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:190 - ID:1988669

    KABUL, Feb 17 (MENA) - General Raheel Sahrif, Army Chief of Pakistan has said that the enemies of Afghanistan are the enemies of Pakistan, Khaama Press reported. He has made this comment with Afghan authorities during a one-day visit to Kabul for ....

  • Top Labour figure dumps Ed Miliband for Ukip

    Date: 2015-02-17 20:12:12 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:188 - ID:1988561

    LONDON, Feb 17 (MENA) - One of UK Labour Party's most senior figures has resigned from the party and will be supporting Ukip because of Ed Miliband's failure to offer a referendum on Britain's membership of the European Union, the Telegraph reported ....

  • Austria's Fischer condoles with Pope Tawadros over slain Coptic Christians

    Date: 2015-02-17 20:02:58 GMT - Austria - World - SN:185 - ID:1988485

    VIENNA, Feb 17 (MENA) - President of Austria Heinz Fischer sent Tuesday a cable of condolences to Coptic Orthodox Church Pope Tawadros II over the killing of 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians in Libya by Daesh militants. In his message, the ....

  • Radioactive water poses threat to Japan - IAEA

    Date: 2015-02-17 18:41:56 GMT - Austria - World - SN:174 - ID:1988157

    VIENNA, Feb 17 (MENA) - International nuclear regulators warned Tuesday that growing amounts of radioactive water in and around Japan's tsunami-stricken Fukushima Daichi nuclear power plant remained a threat, NBC News reported. "The situation ....

  • TTP-JA claims responsibility for Lahore blast

    Date: 2015-02-17 15:20:09 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:128 - ID:1986277

    ISLAMABAD, Feb 17 (MENA) - A Taliban splinter group called Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan Jamaatul Ahrar (TTP-JA) has claimed responsibility for a fatal suicide bombing in Lahore that reportedly killed eight people earlier Tuesday. The explosion ....

  • Italian PM meets ministers on latest development in Libya

    Date: 2015-02-17 14:56:05 GMT - Italy - World - SN:124 - ID:1986017

    ROME, Feb 17 (MENA) - Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi held a meeting Tuesday on the latest developments in Libya, the Italian government said in a statement. Renzi met with the foreign affairs, interior and defense ministers in addition to ....

  • France: UNSC meeting to discuss Libya crisis

    Date: 2015-02-17 14:50:37 GMT - France - World - SN:121 - ID:1986037

    PARIS, Feb 17 (MENA) - France confirmed on Tuesday that the Libyan situation will be brought before the UN Security Council for debate on Wednesday, according to Foreign Ministry Spokesman Romain Nadal. Nadal said that Egyptian Foreign Minister ....

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