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  • 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 ....

  • Russia: Gas supplies to Ukraine can stop in two days

    Date: 2015-02-24 13:53:04 GMT - Russia - World - SN:85 - ID:2034213

    MOSCOW, Feb 24 (MENA) - There's 219 million cubic meters of Russian gas left that Ukraine has prepaid for, no new prepayments have been submitted yet, Russian gas giant Gazprom CEO Alexey Miller told journalists on Tuesday, according to TASS news ....

  • UK police deny Turkish claims over missing schoolgirls

    Date: 2015-02-24 13:04:06 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:78 - ID:2033989

    LONDON, Feb 24 (MENA) - Scotland Yard has denied it took three days to inform Turkey about the London schoolgirls traveling to Syria, possibly to join Daesh group, the BBC reported on Tuesday. Shamima Begum and Amira Abase, both 15, and Kadiza ....

  • Iran, IAEA to boost cooperation: Iranian official

    Date: 2015-02-24 11:49:19 GMT - Austria - World - SN:58 - ID:2032941

    VIENNA, Feb 24 (MENA) - A senior Iranian nuclear negotiator said Iran and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) have decided to enhance their cooperation within the framework of the nuclear talks between the Islamic Republic and the ....

  • Spain arrests 4 people suspected of recruiting for Daesh

    Date: 2015-02-24 11:41:26 GMT - Spain - World - SN:51 - ID:2032973

    MADRID, Feb 24 (MENA) - Spain's Civil Guard forces arrested on Tuesday four suspects in different parts of the country suspected of recruiting for Daesh group, the Interior Ministry said in a statement, the CNN reported. Two key suspects were ....

  • Obama’s Daesh war powers beyond congressional control, research service finds

    Date: 2015-02-24 11:35:52 GMT - USA - World - SN:47 - ID:2032601

    WASHINGTON, Feb 24 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama could still use ground troops in Iraq and Syria to fight Daesh and the next president could extend the war beyond the three-year limit no matter what Congress passes, lawmakers’ research arm said ....

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