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  • Canada introduces new anti-terror measures

    Date: 2015-01-31 15:06:25 GMT - Canada - World - SN:71 - ID:1864425

    OTTAWA, Jan 31 (MENA) - Canada proposed changes to its national security laws that would give the country's main spy agency new powers to disrupt potential terrorist threats, the Wall Street journal reported. The changes, which experts said are ....

  • British army creates team of Facebook warriors

    Date: 2015-01-31 14:43:40 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:68 - ID:1864421

    LONDON, Jan 31 (MENA) - The British army is creating a special force of Facebook warriors, skilled in psychological operations and use of social media to engage in unconventional warfare in the information age, The Guardian reported Saturday. The ....

  • Egypt's consul general in Frankfurt holds talks with Dusseldorf mayor

    Date: 2015-01-31 14:32:31 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:65 - ID:1864405

    FRANKFURT, Jan 31 (MENA) - Egypt's Consul General in Frankfurt Ambassadress Iman Moharram conferred on Saturday with Dusseldorf City Mayor Thomas Geisel on the latest developments taking place in Egypt and measures which are currently being taken by ....

  • UK healthcare worker returns for Ebola monitoring

    Date: 2015-01-31 14:31:40 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:64 - ID:1864205

    LONDON, Jan 31 (MENA) - A British military healthcare worker has been brought back to the UK from Sierra Leone for Ebola monitoring, the BBC reported on Saturday. The individual suffered a needle-stick injury while treating a patient in the West ....

  • Terrorist use of US social media national security threat- Forbes

    Date: 2015-01-31 14:31:18 GMT - USA - World - SN:63 - ID:1863901

    WASHINGTON, Jan 31 (MENA) - American companies like Twitter, Facebook, Google, Apple, Microsoft, Yahoo and other popular services, including YouTube, WhatsApp, Skype, Tumblr and Instagram, are facilitating global jihad, the Forbes reported ....

  • Sergio Mattarella to be Italy’s next president

    Date: 2015-01-31 14:29:15 GMT - Italy - World - SN:62 - ID:1864449

    ROME, Jan 31 (MENA) - Sergio Mattarella, a Sicilian judge, has been chosen to be Italy’s next president, in an overwhelming display of political skill and strength by Matteo Renzi, the centre-left prime minister who was pushing his ....

  • German ex-President Richard von Weizsaecker dies at 94

    Date: 2015-01-31 14:01:23 GMT - Germany - World - SN:59 - ID:1864437

    BERLIN, Jan 31 (MENA) - Germany's former President Richard von Weizsaecker has died at the age of 94, the BBC News cited president's office as saying Saturday. Weizsaecker's 10 years in office, from 1984 to 1994, spanned the period of German ....

  • I want to slap David Cameron, Nick Clegg admits

    Date: 2015-01-31 14:00:37 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:58 - ID:1864209

    LONDON, Jan 31 (MENA) - Nick Clegg has admitted he wanted to slap David Cameron on more than 20 occasions during their time in coalition. In a lively interview on an anarchic late-night chat show, the Deputy Prime Minister also said Boris Johnson ....

  • 5 given preliminary charges over jihadi network in France

    Date: 2015-01-31 13:57:32 GMT - France - World - SN:55 - ID:1864213

    PARIS, Jan 31 (MENA) - French authorities have laid preliminary charges against five men suspected of involvement in a jihadi recruiting network in a small southern town from where several youths went to fight in Syria and Iraq. Spokeswoman Agnes ....

  • Give UK officers Tasers to help fight terror threat, says Police Federation

    Date: 2015-01-31 13:56:42 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:54 - ID:1863897

    LONDON, Jan 31 (MENA) - Every frontline uniformed police officer should be offered a Taser stun gun to fight off possible murder attempts by terrorists, The Guardian cited the leader of the body representing rank and file officers in England and ....

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