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  • China pushes up for UN resolution on terrorism; supports India UNSC's bid -- ministry

    Date: 2015-02-03 20:21:04 GMT - China - World - SN:148 - ID:1888681

    BEIJING, Feb 3 (MENA) – Chinese Foreign Ministry asserted Tuesday clear position on fighting terrorism and renewed support to India its bid to become a permanent member of the UN Security Council. "China maintains a consistent and clear position ....

  • Assassinating al-Kasasbeh proves viciousness, barbarity of Daesh - Obama

    Date: 2015-02-03 19:46:28 GMT - USA - World - SN:144 - ID:1888781

    WASHINGTON, Feb 3 (MENA) – US President Barack Obama said Tuesday that if the video of burning Jordanian pilot Moaz al-Kasasbeh alive was confirmed, it would prove the viciousness and barbarity of Daesh militants. "It's just one more indication ....

  • UN ‘alarmed’ by photos of Daesh labels on its Syria food aid

    Date: 2015-02-03 17:23:01 GMT - Italy - World - SN:122 - ID:1887717

    ROME, Feb 3 (MENA) - The United Nations food agency expressed alarm over images circulating on social media showing its food aid being distributed from boxes bearing the logo of the Daesh terrorist group, Al Arabiya News reported on Tuesday. The ....

  • Turkish President to embark on Latin America trip next week

    Date: 2015-02-03 17:00:34 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:114 - ID:1887829

    ANKARA, Feb 3 (MENA) - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will visit Cuba, Colombia and Mexico as part of a Latin American trip on February 9-12. Erdogan will visit Colombia on February 9-10, Cuba on February 10-11 and Mexico on February ....

  • British Muslim student jailed over terror charges

    Date: 2015-02-03 15:52:09 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:102 - ID:1887525

    LONDON, Feb 3 (MENA) - A Muslim student who wanted the black flag of Daesh to fly over Downing Street has been jailed for three and a half years, the Daily Mail reported. David Souaan, 20, was found guilty of planning to join rebel forces in ....

  • Italian president: Combating terrorism from clash of civilizations perspective is wrong

    Date: 2015-02-03 15:19:04 GMT - Italy - World - SN:99 - ID:1886853

    ROME, Feb 3 (MENA) - New Italian president Sergio Mattarella, warned of the clash of civilizations or religions. In a speech at parliament on Tuesday shortly after he was sworn in, the new president said combating terrorism from the viewpoint of ....

  • 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 ....

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