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  • Kerry supports Russian efforts at Syrian reconciliation

    Date: 2015-01-14 18:59:56 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:156 - ID:1744241

    GENEVA, Jan 14 (MENA) - US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Wednesday that Russia's efforts at bringing together the warring sides of the Syrian conflict may help resolve the ongoing tensions in the country, Sputnik news agency reported. "We ....

  • In Paris's Muslim suburbs, some blame Jews for Charlie attack

    Date: 2015-01-14 18:34:50 GMT - France - World - SN:151 - ID:1743937

    WASHINGTON, Jan 14 (MENA) - As more than 1.5 million people, including 40 world leaders, converged on Paris on Sunday to rally for unity after terrorist attacks that left 17 innocent people dead, three young men in tracksuits and hoodies lounged ....

  • Moscow warns Kiev against use of force in Eastern Ukraine

    Date: 2015-01-14 18:22:52 GMT - Russia - World - SN:145 - ID:1744025

    MOSCOW, Jan 14 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Wednesday that his country is alarmed by the sharp increase of ceasefire violations in eastern Ukraine and warns Kiev authorities against attempts to revert to "forcible scenarios" ....

  • Sri Lankan police to probe ex-president's alleged coup plan

    Date: 2015-01-14 18:21:31 GMT - Sri Lanka - World - SN:143 - ID:1744053

    COLOMBO, Jan 14 (MENA) - Sri Lanka's new foreign minister asked police on Wednesday to investigate an alleged attempt by former President Mahinda Rajapaksa to stage a coup to stay in power when results showed that he was losing last week's election. ....

  • Medvedev hopes for early normalization of relations with EU

    Date: 2015-01-14 18:00:00 GMT - Russia - World - SN:140 - ID:1744077

    MOSCOW, Jan 14 (MENA) - Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev hopes that Moscow will be able to return relations with the European Union to normal soon, according to TASS News Agency. “We very much appreciate the relations that we were building ....

  • Pro-Daesh hackers attack North Korean airline Facebook page

    Date: 2015-01-14 17:54:21 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:136 - ID:1743645

    LONDON, Jan 14 (MENA) - Hackers declaring support for Daesh jihadists appear to have taken over a Facebook page promoting North Korea’s state-run airline Air Koryo and derided Kim Jong-un as a “crying pig”, The Guardian reported on Thursday. The ....

  • 'We told you so' - Israeli embassy in Ireland posts photo of Mona Lisa in Muslim headdress

    Date: 2015-01-14 17:33:19 GMT - Israel - World - SN:130 - ID:1743709

    GAZA, Jan 14 (MENA) - Israel's embassy in Ireland posted on its Twitter account on Wednesday a photograph featuring Mona Lisa decked out in Islamic garb while holding what appears to be a rocket. “We told you so, France.” That appears to be the ....

  • Nigeria Parl't questions abstention on Palestine UNSC vote

    Date: 2015-01-14 17:20:05 GMT - palestine - World - SN:128 - ID:1743909

    RAMALLAH, Jan 14 (MENA) - The Nigerian parliament Wednesday summoned Foreign Minister Aminu Wali to question the abstention to vote in favor of ending the Israeli occupation during a UNSC motion on December 30 2014, which failed to advance the ....

  • 67 illegal African immigrants deported from Libya

    Date: 2015-01-14 16:58:33 GMT - Libya - World - SN:125 - ID:1743721

    TRIPOLI, Jan 14 (MENA) - Libyan authorities in Benghazi city deported 67 illegal African immigrants after they were stopped at the security checkpoints in Benghazi. The deportees are from Niger and Sudan and will be deported to their countries, ....

  • Britain reveals serious terrorist plots

    Date: 2015-01-14 14:11:28 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:96 - ID:1742153

    LONDON, Jan 14 (MENA) - British Home Secretary, Theresa May, revealed on Wednesday that security agencies aborted three dangerous terrorist plots in her country during the past months. In statements before the British House of Commons, she said ....

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