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  • France to protect all religions, vows Francois Hollande

    Date: 2015-01-15 12:24:01 GMT - France - World - SN:41 - ID:1747825

    PARIS, Jan 15 (MENA) - French President Francois Hollande has vowed that his country will protect all religions, saying that Muslims are the main victims of fanaticism, the BBC reported. Speaking at the Arab World Institute, he said Islam was ....

  • 7 militants killed in Pakistan drone strike

    Date: 2015-01-15 09:03:45 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:20 - ID:1746093

    ISLAMABAD, Jan 15 (MENA) – At least seven militants were killed on Thursday in a drone strike in Pakistan's North Waziristan, Geo TV reported. Two missiles were fired on a house at Shawal valley by a US drone, setting the house ablaze and ....

  • Ohio man arrested for alleged Daesh-inspired plot on US Capitol -- FBI

    Date: 2015-01-15 08:26:54 GMT - USA - World - SN:13 - ID:1745957

    WASHINGTON, Jan 15 (MENA) - The FBI arrested an Ohio man for allegedly plotting a Daesh- inspired attack on the US Capitol, where he would target lawmakers, whom he allegedly considered enemies, ABC News reported on Thursday. Christopher Lee ....

  • Guantanamo inmates sent to Oman, Estonia

    Date: 2015-01-15 06:57:48 GMT - USA - World - SN:7 - ID:1745565

    WASHINGTON, Jan 15 (MENA) - The Obama administration has moved five additional prisoners out of the Guantanamo Bay detention center, sending four Yemeni inmates to Oman and a fifth to Estonia, the Pentagon said on Wednesday. The latest transfers ....

  • Barman 'wanted to kill' senior Republican

    Date: 2015-01-14 22:45:17 GMT - USA - World - SN:183 - ID:1745081

    WASHINGTON, Jan 14 (MENA) - A barman has been charged with threatening to kill the Speaker of the House of Representatives, John Boehner, the BBC reported Wednesday. Michael Hoyt, who worked at a country club frequented by Mr Boehner, said he ....

  • Liberman calls Erdogan ‘an anti-Semitic, neighborhood bully’

    Date: 2015-01-14 20:47:57 GMT - Israel - World - SN:172 - ID:1745049

    GAZA CITY, Jan 14 (MENA) - Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman Wednesday called Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan an “anti-Semitic neighborhood bully” and accused Europe of contributing to increasing anti-Semitism on the continent by ....

  • At least 10 killed after prison bus crashes off Texas highway

    Date: 2015-01-14 20:07:58 GMT - USA - World - SN:168 - ID:1744749

    WASHINGTON, Jan 14 (MENA) - At least 10 people have been killed after a prison bus careened off an icy highway overpass in Texas, slid down an embankment and collided with a train, the Texas Department of Corrections announced. Two corrections ....

  • Ukraine's President Poroshenko signs mobilization decree

    Date: 2015-01-14 19:56:45 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:167 - ID:1744629

    KIEV, Jan 14 (MENA) - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko signed Wednesday a decree on another mobilization. He put his signature to the document at a meeting with the heads of regional authorities, TASS News Agency reported. "I have handed it ....

  • Hollande slams international community over slow response to Syria conflict

    Date: 2015-01-14 19:52:45 GMT - France - World - SN:165 - ID:1744593

    PARIS, January 14 (MENA) - French President Francois Hollande criticized Wednesday the international community for not reacting quickly enough to the Syria conflict, the Deutsche Welle reported. Addressing the armed forces aboard the Charles de ....

  • EU official says US, EU can push rival Libyan factions for settlement

    Date: 2015-01-14 19:13:55 GMT - Libya - World - SN:161 - ID:1744521

    TRIPOLI, Jan 14 (MENA) - A member of the European Council on Foreign Relations said the US and EU have influence over rival Libyan factions to push them for a political settlement. The EU official cast doubts over the UN bid to reach a settlement ....

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