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  • Freedom of expression no excuse for religious provocation, Malaysia

    Date: 2015-01-16 14:10:32 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:70 - ID:1755845

    KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 16 (MENA) - Malaysia will not allow religious provocation or any threatening act or the insulting of any religion to take place, even in the name of freedom of expression, the Malaysian prime minister said on Friday. Datuk Seri ....

  • Park's approval rating hits record low

    Date: 2015-01-16 13:52:58 GMT - south korea - World - SN:68 - ID:1755705

    SEOUL, Jan 16 (MENA) - President Park Geun-hye's job approval rating has tumbled to the lowest level since she took office nearly two years ago, a new poll said Friday, Yonhap news agency reported Friday. The survey found 35 percent of those ....

  • Gunman claiming to be armed with grenades, Kalashnikov takes two people captive in Paris

    Date: 2015-01-16 13:10:50 GMT - France - World - SN:62 - ID:1755461

    PARIS, Jan 16 (MENA) – A gunman claiming to be armed with a Kalashnikov and grenades has taken two people hostage at a post office in a Paris suburb, Daily Mail reported. Police have surrounded the building in Colombes, around seven miles from the ....

  • Russia, US sign $1bln contract on RD-181 rocket engine deliveries

    Date: 2015-01-16 12:37:00 GMT - Russia - World - SN:58 - ID:1755169

    MOSCOW, Jan 16 (MENA) – Russian rocket producer Energiya has signed a $1 billion contract with US Orbital Sciences Corporation for the delivery of 60 RD-181 engines, Sputnik reported on Friday. "Energia President Vladimir Solntsev and Orbital ....

  • French FM stresses importance of cooperation against int'l terrorism

    Date: 2015-01-16 11:47:11 GMT - France - World - SN:52 - ID:1754673

    PARIS, Jan 16 (MENA) – France's Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius asserted the importance of cooperation in the war against international terrorism. In a visit he paid along with his US counterpart John Kerry Friday morning to the headquarters of ....

  • Belgian authorities say 15 arrested in security campagn

    Date: 2015-01-16 11:30:07 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:46 - ID:1754561

    BRUSSELS, Jan 16 (MENA) - Thirteen people were detained in Belgium and two arrested in France in an anti-terror campaign following a firefight in which two suspected terrorists were killed, and more suspects are being sought, Belgian authorities ....

  • Jewish schools in Belgium close amid terror threat

    Date: 2015-01-16 11:12:48 GMT - Israel - World - SN:43 - ID:1754577

    GAZA CITY, Jan 16 (MENA) - Jewish school districts in Belgium cancelled classes on Friday, after the country raised its terror threat level a day earlier following counter-terrorism police raids, The Jerusalem Post reported. Schools in Brussels ....

  • Hollande, Kerry discuss fight against terrorism, situation in Ukraine

    Date: 2015-01-16 11:05:15 GMT - France - World - SN:38 - ID:1754141

    PARIS, Jan 16 (MENA) - French President Francois Hollande and US Secretary of State John Kerry discussed the fight against terrorism and the situation in Ukraine during their meeting in France, French authorities said on Friday in a release. "The ....

  • Germany arrests 2 in terrorism investigation as Europe braces for potential attacks

    Date: 2015-01-16 09:26:27 GMT - Germany - World - SN:29 - ID:1753889

    BERLIN, Jan 16 (MENA) - As Europe braces against potential terrorist attacks after violence in France and Belgium, the German police on Friday arrested two Turkish men suspected of having links to an organization supporting the militant so-called ....

  • Kerry meets with French president, FM

    Date: 2015-01-16 08:57:45 GMT - France - World - SN:23 - ID:1753733

    PARIS, Jan 16 (MENA) - US Secretary of State John Kerry conferred Friday with French President Francois Hollande and Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius on international efforts and cooperation between both states to combat terror. Kerry said that he ....

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