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  • Talk on THAAD deployment in S. Korea 'premature': US official

    Date: 2015-02-09 18:04:29 GMT - south korea - World - SN:167 - ID:1930325

    SEOUL, Feb 9 (MENA) - The United States believes it is "premature" to talk about a possible deployment of its advanced missile defense system on South Korean soil as no decisions have been made, Washington's No. 2 diplomat said Monday. The US is ....

  • Vladimir Putin's Egypt visit sends message to US: paper

    Date: 2015-02-09 17:44:24 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:163 - ID:1929581

    LONDON, Feb 9 (MENA) - Russian president Vladimir Putin flies to Cairo for a two-day visit on Monday, in a move nominally aimed at bolstering bilateral ties with Egypt that also allows both countries to send pointed messages to the US, said The ....

  • Daesh experiencing shortage of suicide bombers

    Date: 2015-02-09 16:31:33 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:143 - ID:1929705

    LONDON, Feb 9 (MENA) - Daesh militant group is experiencing a shortage of suicide bombers after dozens of fighters deserted the terror group or defected to rival militias. Reports from inside the Daesh-stronghold of Raqqa claim that a rebellion ....

  • Don't issue ultimatums to Putin, Kremlin warns world

    Date: 2015-02-09 16:30:32 GMT - Russia - World - SN:141 - ID:1929733

    MOSCOW, Feb 9 (MENA) - The Russian Kremlin on Monday said President Vladimir Putin would not be spoken to in the language of ultimatums at talks on the Ukraine crisis, the Moscow Times reported. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov dismissed media ....

  • Greece will leave the Eurozone, says Alan Greenspan

    Date: 2015-02-09 15:12:59 GMT - Greece - World - SN:127 - ID:1928877

    ATHENS, Feb 9 (MENA) - Greece’s departure from the Eurozone is inevitable and “just a matter of time”, according to Alan Greenspan, the former chairman of the US Federal Reserve. Greenspan said: “Greece’s position is if they don’t get additional ....

  • 1 killed during Kashmir protest marking separatist's hanging

    Date: 2015-02-09 15:10:24 GMT - India - World - SN:124 - ID:1928913

    NEW DELHI, Feb 9 (MENA) - Anti-India demonstrators clashed with government forces in the disputed region of Kashmir on Monday, leaving one civilian dead and another critically wounded as the separatists protested the secret execution two years ago ....

  • Japan to examine handling of hostage crisis from Tues.

    Date: 2015-02-09 12:34:51 GMT - Japan - World - SN:91 - ID:1927477

    TOKYO, Feb 9 (MENA) - The government will hold the first meeting Tuesday of an investigation committee on the recent murder of two Japanese by the Islamic State militant group, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said Monday. The committee, ....

  • Jordanian king meets coordinator of international coalition

    Date: 2015-02-09 12:28:40 GMT - Jordan - World - SN:87 - ID:1926997

    AMMAN, Feb 9 (MENA) - King Abdullah II of Jordan discussed Monday US Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter Daesh John Allen the latest developments in the war against Daesh and the coalition's efforts in this respect. ....

  • Official: Drone kills veteran Afghan militant with suspected Daesh links

    Date: 2015-02-09 12:00:12 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:80 - ID:1926637

    KABUL, Feb 9 (MENA) - A drone strike in Afghanistan killed six people including a veteran militant suspected of having defected to Islamic State from the Taliban, senior Afghan officials in Helmand province said. A former Guantanamo Bay detainee, ....

  • ICRC: Escalating violence brings increased suffering to war-weary Afghans

    Date: 2015-02-09 11:42:00 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:75 - ID:1926893

    GENEVA, Feb 9 (MENA) - Following a volatile year in Afghanistan, 2015 has brought no reprieve to civilians suffering the effects of intensifying armed conflict, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said in a report. Countless ....

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