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  • Tory cuts will increase risk of terror attacks – police chief

    Date: 2015-03-08 11:36:22 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:46 - ID:2113917

    LONDON, March 8 (MENA) - The British state will no longer be able adequately to protect the public from criminals and the growing threat of homegrown terrorists if the Conservatives push through their plans to cut further into police numbers, the ....

  • Afghan men wear burqas to campaign for women's rights

    Date: 2015-03-08 11:36:08 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:41 - ID:2114189

    KABUL, March 8 (MENA) - A group of Afghan men marched through the capital Kabul in burqas to campaign for women's rights, Russia Today channel reported. The men dressed head-to-toe in bright blue burqas, clothing that covers with female body and ....

  • Boko Haram generates uncertainty with pledge of allegiance to Daesh – Paper 2 last New York

    Date: 2015-03-08 11:36:06 GMT - USA - World - SN:40 - ID:2114353

    Boko Haram is estimated to have up to 6,000 fighters and at least some level of control over about 20,000 square kilometers of northeastern Nigeria, according to Ryan Cummings, chief Africa analyst for red24, a crisis management group based in ....

  • Boko Haram generates uncertainty with pledge of allegiance to Daesh - Paper

    Date: 2015-03-08 11:36:04 GMT - USA - World - SN:39 - ID:2114173

    NEW YORK, March 8 (MENA) – With thousands of fighters and some parts of northeastern Nigeria under its control, Boko Haram is believed to be the largest jihadi group to pledge fidelity to the Daesh but terrorism experts say that the practical ....

  • 2 teen jihadi wannabes caught at Sydney airport

    Date: 2015-03-08 10:51:19 GMT - Australia - World - SN:34 - ID:2113705

    CANBERRA, March 8 (MENA) – Two brothers aged 15 and 16 suspected of trying to leave Australia to fight in the Middle East were detained at Sydney Airport by counter-terrorism officials before being taken home by their mum, the Daily Telegraph ....

  • Unidentified militants kill 12 Daesh members in Syria - SOHR

    Date: 2015-03-08 10:13:11 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:27 - ID:2113377

    LONDON, March 8 (MENA) – The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Sunday that two groups of unknown militiamen attacked Daesh bastions in al Myadin city in Der-Ezzot in Syria. Militiamen riding a motorbike opened fire on Daesh patrol in al ....

  • UNODC head: Violence against women is area of UNODC's main concern

    Date: 2015-03-08 09:35:43 GMT - Austria - World - SN:23 - ID:2113093

    VIENNA, March 8 (MENA) – Marking International Women's Day on Sunday, Executive Director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Yury Fedotov said to maek that violence against women is the area of UNODC's main concern under the the ....

  • Extremism in Britain: Now the crackdown is launched

    Date: 2015-03-08 09:26:35 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:21 - ID:2112769

    LONDON, March 8 (MENA) - The Government is planning a series of tough new measures to combat the growing threat from Islamist extremists, The Telegraph reported. A leaked draft of the Home Office’s new counter-extremism strategy, seen by The ....

  • 15 wounded in Afghan prison riot as inmates hold hostages

    Date: 2015-03-08 09:05:57 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:18 - ID:2112765

    KABUL, March 8 (MENA) - An Afghan security official says inmates at a northern prison are holding at least five people hostage after a riot wounded five police officers and 10 inmates, media reports said. Gen. Faqir Mohammad Jawzjani, the ....

  • Nepal's only international airport reopens

    Date: 2015-03-08 08:01:43 GMT - Nepal - World - SN:13 - ID:2112325

    KATHMANDU, March 6 (MENA) – Nepal's only international airport has reopened four days after a Turkish Airlines jet skidded and blocked the single runway, FOX News reported on Sunday. Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal said Sunday the first planes ....

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