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  • Missing schoolgirls: Police believe students have crossed into Syria

    Date: 2015-02-24 20:43:11 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:152 - ID:2036697

    LONDON, Feb 24 (MENA) - Three British school girls feared to have left the UK to join Daesh have crossed the Turkish border into Syria, police believe. Police are attempting to track down Shamima Begum, 15, Kadiza Sultana, 16, and 15-year-old ....

  • Conservatives come second to Labour at 3 points in latest UK poll

    Date: 2015-02-24 19:12:19 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:144 - ID:2036005

    LONDON, Feb 24 (MENA) - The UK Labour Party's lead is up from one to four points in this week's Ashcroft National Poll (ANP), conducted over the past weekend. "The party's 36% share is the highest recorded in the ANP since July, while the UK ....

  • France urges Libya feuding parties to agree on political deal

    Date: 2015-02-24 17:39:33 GMT - France - World - SN:132 - ID:2035953

    PARIS, Feb 24 (MENA) - French President Francois Hollande urged Libya’s warring factions on Tuesday to agree on a political deal that would restore a functioning central government, legislature, and banking system and put an end to human ....

  • 37 insurgents killed in military operations in Afghanistan

    Date: 2015-02-24 17:02:59 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:128 - ID:2035841

    KABUL, Feb 24 (MENA) – As many as 37 insurgents have been killed in separate military operations in the past 24 hours, the Khaama Press cited Ministries of Defense and Interior as saying. A statement issued by the Ministry of Interior on Tuesday ....

  • Mysterious tunnel found near Canada sports venue

    Date: 2015-02-24 16:54:04 GMT - Canada - World - SN:125 - ID:2035717

    TORONTO, Feb 24 (MENA) - A sophisticated tunnel has been discovered near a major sporting venue and a university in Toronto, the Telegraph reported Tuesday. A municipal worker was walking through woods near York University and the Rexall Center ....

  • Taliban rejects reports on peace talks with Afghan government

    Date: 2015-02-24 16:06:42 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:118 - ID:2035477

    KABUL, Feb 24 (MENA) - The Taliban militants group in Afghanistan has rejected reports that the group has agreed to hold preliminary peace talks with the Afghan government, Khaama reported on Tuesday. "There have been many rumors swirling around ....

  • Eight killed in Czech Republic restaurant shooting, says mayor

    Date: 2015-02-24 15:53:31 GMT - Czech - World - SN:117 - ID:2035469

    PRAGUE, Feb 24 (MENA) - A mayor in the Czech Republic says at least eight people have died after a gunman opened fire in a restaurant, The Guardian reported Tuesday. Patrik Kunčar, mayor of Uherský Brod, said the gunman, a local man aged about ....

  • US, Iran explore option of 10-year nuclear freeze

    Date: 2015-02-24 15:02:47 GMT - USA - World - SN:107 - ID:2034753

    GENEVA, Feb 24 (MENA) - The US and Iran are exploring a nuclear deal that would keep Tehran from amassing enough material to make a bomb for at least a decade, but could then allow it to gradually build up its capabilities again, Wall Street Journal ....

  • Putin denies Kremlin administration involvement in Maidan events

    Date: 2015-02-24 14:54:02 GMT - Russia - World - SN:100 - ID:2034617

    MOSCOW, Feb 24 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has dismissed claims that Kremlin administration officials were involved in events on Maidan (Independence Square in downtown Kiev, the symbol of Ukrainian protests) as nonsense, TASS reported ....

  • South Korean spy chief says teenager has joined Daesh in Syria

    Date: 2015-02-24 14:21:39 GMT - south korea - World - SN:95 - ID:2034661

    SEOUL, Feb 24 (MENA) - South Korean officials say a teenager who went missing in Turkey last month is probably the first known South Korean to join the Daesh group, Fox News reported Tuesday. Opposition lawmaker Kim Kwang Jin said that the ....

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