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  • Libya hotel attack signals growing reach of Daesh

    Date: 2015-01-29 16:04:53 GMT - USA - World - SN:108 - ID:1852565

    WASHINGTON, Jan 29 (MENA) - Militants loyal to Daesh claimed responsibility Wednesday for a complex attack on a hotel in Libya’s capital, signaling an expansion of the jihadist group’s reach in the chaotic North African state while raising questions ....

  • Putin stresses necessity for consolidation of ties with Iran

    Date: 2015-01-29 15:59:23 GMT - Russia - World - SN:104 - ID:1852521

    MOSCOW, Jan 29 (MENA) - Russian President Veladimir Putin in a meeting with Iranian Supreme Leader's top aide Ali Akbar Velayati emphasized the need for strengthening relations between Tehran and Moscow in different fields, according to FARS News ....

  • Turkish president to visit Colombia, Cuba, Mexico in February

    Date: 2015-01-29 15:09:06 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:98 - ID:1850857

    ANKARA, Jan 29 (MENA) - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan will embark on a tour to number of Latin American countries. The tour will begin in Colombia in February 9 and 10, then Cuba and Mexico. The discussions of Erdoğan with the ....

  • Japan in close communications with Jordan to free hostage

    Date: 2015-01-29 12:13:44 GMT - Japan - World - SN:72 - ID:1850265

    TOKYO, Jan 29 (MENA) – Japanese government spokesman Yoshihide Suga said Thursday the government was in close communications with the Jordan government, ABC News reported. He said Japan was doing its utmost to free Goto, working with nations in ....

  • Syria government delegation says opposition initiatives are subject for further talks

    Date: 2015-01-29 11:15:52 GMT - Russia - World - SN:55 - ID:1849149

    MOSCOW, Jan 29 (MENA) – The Syrian government delegation to Moscow consultations said it is ready to look at a number of the opposition’s proposals but thinks some of them are subject to more detailed discussion that might be held in Damascus, TASS ....

  • Israel, Hezbollah on brink of serious clash after soldier deaths

    Date: 2015-01-29 10:56:49 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:49 - ID:1848913

    LONDON, Jan 29 (MENA) - Israel and the Lebanese group Hezbollah stepped to the brink of their most serious confrontation since they fought a brutal month-long war in Lebanon in 2006 after Hezbollah fired five anti-tank missiles at a pair of Israeli ....

  • New Ebola cases per week fall under 100 - WHO

    Date: 2015-01-29 10:29:45 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:43 - ID:1848905

    GENEVA, Jan 29 (MENA) - The number of new confirmed Ebola cases totaled 99 in the week to January 25, the first time the weekly total has fallen below 100 since June 2014, the Business Insider reported on Thursday. "The response to the EVD (Ebola ....

  • Gorbachev says US draws Russia into new "Cold War" that may turn into "hot war"

    Date: 2015-01-29 09:43:30 GMT - Russia - World - SN:36 - ID:1848493

    MOSCOW, Jan 29 (MENA) – Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev said the US has drawn Russia into a new "Cold War" that may turn into a "hot war". In an interview with Interfax, Gorbachev said that US and European Union are imposing more sanctions ....

  • Latest Taliban attacks across Afghanistan kill 17

    Date: 2015-01-29 08:33:12 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:25 - ID:1848037

    KABUL, Jan 29 (MENA) - A spate of Taliban attacks across Afghanistan overnight and on Thursday morning killed at least 17 people, officials said, the latest violence that comes as insurgents increasingly target local police and Afghan forces after ....

  • Britain expresses concern by clashes between Hezbollah, Israel

    Date: 2015-01-29 08:22:29 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:23 - ID:1847941

    LONDON, Jan 29 (MENA) – British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond called on Thursday for restraint after serious casualties, including the death of a UN peacekeeper, in clashes between Hezbollah and Israeli force. Hammond said he is concerned ....

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