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  • 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 ....

  • 10 people detained in Paris over terrorist attacks in Paris

    Date: 2015-01-16 08:15:48 GMT - France - World - SN:19 - ID:1753369

    PARIS, Jan 16 (MENA) - The French police detained 10 people in Paris, said a French judicial source. The arrest comes as part of investigations over last week's attacks in Paris, the source said. The suspects will be investigated over the ....

  • Merkel boots Putin, says Russian leader will not receive G-7 invitation

    Date: 2015-01-16 07:51:18 GMT - USA - World - SN:16 - ID:1753217

    WASHINGTON, Jan 16 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin is not in German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s good graces. Ms. Merkel said Thursday that he will not be invited to the next G-7 meeting, which she will host, according to the Washington ....

  • MENA agenda for Friday, January 16

    Date: 2015-01-16 06:32:32 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:1 - ID:1752937

    CAIRO, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe starts a visit to Cairo, during which he meets with President Abdel Fattah El Sisi and Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab for talks on promoting political, economic, scientific and cultural cooperation. LUXOR, ....

  • New rules on US-Cuba travel, trade start on Friday

    Date: 2015-01-15 22:30:40 GMT - USA - World - SN:121 - ID:1752633

    WASHINGTON, Jan 15 (MENA) - New travel and trade rules between the US and Cuba are to take effect on Friday, BBC cited US officials as saying. Measures include allowing US citizens to use credit cards in Cuba and for US businesses to export some ....

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