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  • Turkish PM seeks Germany’s help in joining EU

    Date: 2015-01-12 21:14:42 GMT - Germany - World - SN:156 - ID:1728857

    BERLIN, Jan 12 (MENA) – Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu on Monday asked Germany to support Ankara’s efforts to join the EU, TASS reported. Davutoglu was speaking at a press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin. He ....

  • UK denies contacts with Hassi gov't in Libya

    Date: 2015-01-12 19:18:31 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:143 - ID:1728445

    LONDON, Jan 12 (MENA) – Britain asserted on Monday that it did not recognize the General National Congress (GNC) or Omar Al-Hassi, the Libya-Dawn supported prime minister in Tripoli. In a press release, British Ambassador to Libya Michael Aron ....

  • No progress in Russian-Georgian political relations: Georgian PM

    Date: 2015-01-12 18:01:55 GMT - Russia - World - SN:137 - ID:1727705

    MOSCOW, Jan 12 (MENA) - Georgian Prime Minister Irakly Garibashvili said that economic relations between Georgia and Russia have improved, TASS reported on Monday. “There is no progress in the political sphere,” he said. “Georgia seeks to have ....

  • 50 anti-Muslim acts in France since Charlie Hebdo attack: group

    Date: 2015-01-12 17:40:57 GMT - France - World - SN:128 - ID:1727473

    PARIS, Jan 12 (MENA) – As many as 50 anti-Muslim acts have been recorded in France since the deadly attack on Paris weekly Charlie Hebdo, France's National Observatory of Islamophobia said. The Observatory’s President Abdallah Zekri called on the ....

  • Cuba completes release of 53 political prisoners

    Date: 2015-01-12 16:31:23 GMT - Cuba - World - SN:118 - ID:1726953

    HAVANA, Jan 12 (MENA) - Cuba has completed the release of 53 political prisoners that was part of last month's historic deal with the US, ABC News reported Monday. The move clears a major hurdle for the normalization of ties between the two ....

  • Ebola nurse no longer critically ill

    Date: 2015-01-12 16:13:54 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:115 - ID:1726957

    LONDON, Jan 12 (MENA) - UK nurse Pauline Cafferkey is no longer critically ill with Ebola, London's Royal Free Hospital says. In a statement, the hospital said she was "showing signs of improvement", the BBC reported on Monday. Cafferkey, from ....

  • Russian lawmaker bashes Kiev for Donbas shelling amid French unity march

    Date: 2015-01-12 15:13:40 GMT - Russia - World - SN:112 - ID:1726097

    MOSCOW, Jan 12 (MENA) - A senior Russian lawmaker has lashed out at Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko for having eastern Ukraine bombed at a time when hearts of "all civilized countries" went out to France and those killed during three days of ....

  • Australian PM urges leaders to refer to ISIL as Daesh because 'they hate the term'

    Date: 2015-01-12 15:13:22 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:111 - ID:1726089

    LONDON, Jan 12 (MENA) - Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said he will now refer to ISIL as "Daesh" because the jihadists hate the term and "what they don't like has an instinctive appeal to me". Urging other leaders to join him in rebranding ....

  • Cameron: Muslims must do more to tackle terrorism in wake of Paris shootings

    Date: 2015-01-12 15:11:19 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:109 - ID:1726077

    LONDON, Jan 12 (MENA) - UK Prime Minister David Cameron believes that the Muslim community has a responsibility to do more to tackle terrorism in the wake of the Paris shootings, The Telegraph has reported. The Prime Minister agrees with Sajid ....

  • Wife of Paris terror suspect crossed into Syria - Turkish FM

    Date: 2015-01-12 15:08:44 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:107 - ID:1726085

    ANKARA, Jan 12 (MENA) - Turkey’s foreign affairs minister confirmed that the common-law wife of the terrorist who attacked a kosher supermarket in Paris crossed into Syria on January 8, according to Anadolu News Agency. Hayat Boumediene, the spouse ....

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