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  • No signs of sabotage in AirAsia crash- Indonesia investigator

    Date: 2015-01-21 18:41:41 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:141 - ID:1793445

    JAKARTA, Jan 25 (MENA) - Indonesia's top accident investigator said that there were no indications of foul play in last month's crash of an AirAsia jetliner with 162 people on board, Fox News reported. National Transportation Safety Committee ....

  • Doctors Without Borders resumes medical work in Myanmar

    Date: 2015-01-21 18:37:41 GMT - Myanmar (Burma) - World - SN:138 - ID:1793453

    YANGON, Jan 21 (MENA) - Doctors Without Borders has said it resumed providing medical aid in December in troubled Rakhine state in western Myanmar after being excluded for more than nine months. The government suspended the aid group's activities ....

  • Netanyahu invited to address US Congress on Iran

    Date: 2015-01-21 18:36:17 GMT - USA - World - SN:136 - ID:1793193

    WASHINGTON, Jan 21 (MENA) - US House Speaker John Boehner announced Wednesday he is inviting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address Congress next month about the threat from Iran, in a sharp rebuke to President Obama, Fox News ....

  • Iran's Parl't speaker calls for collective efforts of Muslim states

    Date: 2015-01-21 17:38:06 GMT - Iran - World - SN:126 - ID:1792989

    TEHRAN, Jan 21 (MENA) - Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani in a meeting with Moroccan Vice-Speaker Mohamed Yatim called for full-scale cooperation among Muslim countries, according to Fars News Agency. "The level of cooperation among the ....

  • German hostage released by Boko Haram

    Date: 2015-01-21 17:34:52 GMT - Germany - World - SN:125 - ID:1793005

    BERLIN, Jan 21 (MENA) - Germany said on Wednesday one of its nationals has been released by Boko Haram group in Cameroon. The man is currently in a safe place in the capital Yaounde, said the German foreign ministry. It gave no further ....

  • Tony Blair says he is not to blame for delay in publication of Chilcot report

    Date: 2015-01-21 17:33:47 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:124 - ID:1793069

    LONDON, Jan 21 (MENA) - Commenting on the announcement that the Chilcot report is to be delayed, a spokesperson for the Tony Blair's office said, "While we do not intend to provide a running commentary on the process involved in the publication of ....

  • France to slash 7,500 fewer military jobs

    Date: 2015-01-21 17:27:30 GMT - France - World - SN:121 - ID:1793061

    PARIS, Jan 21 (MENA) - French President Francois Hollande said Wednesday that his country would slash 7,500 fewer military jobs than planned as part of steep defence cuts, following the terrorist attacks in Paris, according to French media. The ....

  • France cooperates with Turkey to combat terror

    Date: 2015-01-21 17:08:22 GMT - France - World - SN:119 - ID:1792845

    PARIS, Jan 21 (MENA) - France stressed that it has close security cooperation with Turkey to prevent Jihadists from travelling to Syria and Iraq. This came in a news conference held by the foreign and interior ministers to announce review measures ....

  • 300 Chinese nationals used Malaysia as transit point to join Daesh - minister

    Date: 2015-01-21 16:53:27 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:116 - ID:1792853

    KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 21 (MENA) -More than 300 Chinese nationals have used Malaysia as a transit point on their way to join Daesh group, Malaysian Interior Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi revealed on Wednesday according to state news agency Bernama. From ....

  • Britain appoints new amb. to Saudi Arabia

    Date: 2015-01-21 16:50:54 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:115 - ID:1792821

    LONDON, Jan 21 (MENA) - Simon Collis has been appointed as new Ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in succession of Sir John Jenkins KCMG LVO, who will be retiring from the Diplomatic Service, according to a statement released by UK Foreign & ....

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