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  • UK urges New Zealand to join fight against Daesh

    Date: 2015-02-03 15:15:21 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:98 - ID:1887017

    LONDON, Feb 3 (MENA) - UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has said he is hopeful New Zealand will join the fight against Daesh, according to ITV network. In a visit to the country's capital, Wellington, Hammond said it was a "fight which is all ....

  • Palestine, Poland confer on commercial exchange

    Date: 2015-02-03 14:51:11 GMT - palestine - World - SN:94 - ID:1886801

    RAMALLAH, Feb 3 (MENA) - Palestinian Undersecretary of the Ministry of National Economy Tayseer Amr conferred with Polish Representative in Palestine Aleksandra Bukowska-McCabe on means to increase bilateral trade exchange. During the meeting, ....

  • 6 more bodies discovered from wreckage of crashed AirAsia jetliner

    Date: 2015-02-03 14:35:46 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:87 - ID:1886585

    JAKARTA, Feb 3 (MENA) - Indonesian divers have discovered six more bodies from the wreckage of the crashed AirAsia plane, bringing to 90 the total number bodies retrieved from the jetliner, Fox News reported. AirAsia Flight 8501 crashed into the ....

  • Pentagon nominee considers changing troops pullout plan from Afghanistan

    Date: 2015-02-03 14:06:04 GMT - USA - World - SN:79 - ID:1886385

    WASHINGTON, Feb 3 (MENA) - US Defense Secretary nominee Ashton Carter has he would consider changing the current plans for withdrawing all U.S. troops from Afghanistan by the end of next year if security conditions worsen, Khaama Press ....

  • Obama seeks $14bn to boost U.S. cybersecurity defenses

    Date: 2015-02-03 13:59:26 GMT - USA - World - SN:75 - ID:1885885

    WASHINGTON, Feb 3 (MENA) - U.S. President Barack Obama's budget proposal for the 2016 fiscal year seeks USD14 billion for cybersecurity efforts across the U.S. government to better protect federal and private networks from hacking threats, according ....

  • Constitutional change necessary to protect Japanese citizens: Abe

    Date: 2015-02-03 13:11:05 GMT - Japan - World - SN:61 - ID:1885405

    TOKYO, Feb 3 (MENA) - After being unable to save two Daesh-held hostages, Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Tuesday that constitutional amendment will be needed to protect the lives and assets of Japanese citizens, according to Kyodo news ....

  • Bomb blasts kill 6 officers in Pakistan

    Date: 2015-02-03 13:09:18 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:59 - ID:1885421

    ISLAMABAD, Feb 3 (MENA) - Two roadside bombings targeted Pakistani police in the country's restive northwest on Tuesday, killing six officers. The Taliban claimed responsibility for both attacks, the ABC News reported. The first bombing took ....

  • Bahrain slams Iranian remarks against Manama

    Date: 2015-02-03 12:03:30 GMT - Bahrain - World - SN:49 - ID:1884829

    MANAMA, Feb 3 (MENA) - Bahrain's Foreign Ministry has slammed remarks by Iranian officials against Bahrain, state-run news agency BNA reported Tuesday. Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marziyeh Afkham expressed deep concern over Bahrain's ....

  • Defeated Daesh militants driven six miles from Kobane

    Date: 2015-02-03 11:48:29 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:42 - ID:1883565

    LONDON, Feb 3 (MENA) - Daesh militiamen have been driven more than six miles from the Syrian border town of Kobane by Kurdish fighters and American bombing raids, a week after being defeated in the battle for the town, according to The Telegraph ....

  • France arrests 8 more with alleged jihadist links

    Date: 2015-02-03 11:26:09 GMT - France - World - SN:38 - ID:1884005

    PARIS, Feb 3 (MENA) - French counter terrorism police arrested eight people with alleged links to jihadist cells in Lyon and the Paris suburbs Tuesday morning, French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said at a Paris press conference. He said ....

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