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  • 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 ....

  • Paper: Japan’s response to terror must not be isolation

    Date: 2015-02-03 11:03:43 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:34 - ID:1884181

    LONDON, Feb 3 (MENA) - The murder of two Japanese nationals by the so-called Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, or Isis, is the latest example of the militant group’s brutality and contempt for human decency. However, the killings also have a ....

  • Japan sees greater terror threat after hostage murder

    Date: 2015-02-03 11:00:17 GMT - Japan - World - SN:32 - ID:1884097

    TOKYO, Feb 3 (MENA) - The threat of terrorism is more realistic following the recent murder of two Japanese nationals by Islamic State, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said Tuesday, calling for stepped-up antiterrorism measures both at home ....

  • China's defense min. to meet S.Korean counterpart on Wednesday

    Date: 2015-02-03 09:00:36 GMT - south korea - World - SN:12 - ID:1883165

    SEOUL, Feb 3 (MENA) - China's defense minister would visit South Korea next week for talks with his counterpart here on the situation of the Korean Peninsula and ways to boost bilateral ties, Seoul's defense ministry said Thursday, according to ....

  • S. Korea pushing to export FA-50 fighter jets to Peru

    Date: 2015-02-03 08:53:36 GMT - south korea - World - SN:11 - ID:1883161

    SEOUL, Feb 3 (MENA) - The South Korean military is seeking to export US$1 billion worth of an indigenous light attack aircraft to Peru, informed sources said Tuesday, according to Yonhap News Agency. "We've been pushing to sell 24 units of the ....

  • US writer: US-Israeil ties not to be affected by Netanyahu’s remarks

    Date: 2015-02-03 08:50:51 GMT - USA - World - SN:8 - ID:1882597

    WASHINGTON, Feb 3 (MENA) - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s decision to address Congress without even informing the Obama administration is an act that’s just too brazen to be ignored. Such blatant intervention in American politics crosses a red ....

  • Russia bans import of foreign-made machinery for state needs

    Date: 2015-02-02 21:31:30 GMT - Russia - World - SN:147 - ID:1882025

    MOSCOW, February 2 (Sputnik) – Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on Monday signed a ban on importing foreign-made machinery for the needs of state and municipal entities as part of Russia's import substitution program, Sputnik News reported ....

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