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  • 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 ....

  • Arab league rejects Netanyahu's call for French Jews to immigrate to Israel

    Date: 2015-01-12 15:03:51 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:103 - ID:1725317

    CAIRO, Jan 12 (MENA) - A senior official in the Arab League sharply criticized a call by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for increased immigration of the French Jews to Israel in the wake of the attacks in Paris. "This call is ....

  • Jordan, Spain stress importance of uniting to face terrorism

    Date: 2015-01-12 15:02:41 GMT - Jordan - World - SN:102 - ID:1725489

    AMMAN, Jan 12 (MENA) - Jordan and Spain underlined on Monday the importance of uniting efforts of the international community to face terrorism and extremism which have become a great challenge to the region and the whole world. This remark came ....

  • Afghan government finally announces a cabinet list

    Date: 2015-01-12 13:01:10 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:85 - ID:1724777

    KABUL, Jan 12 (MENA) - After months of delays and missed deadlines, the Afghan government finally unveiled its full list of Cabinet nominees. Abdul Salaam Rahimi, chief of staff for President Ashraf Ghani, announced the list of 25 Cabinet ....

  • Fourth ship to join search for Malaysia airlines flight 370

    Date: 2015-01-12 12:36:28 GMT - Australia - World - SN:78 - ID:1724917

    CANBERRA, Jan 12 (MENA) - A fourth ship with specialized underwater sonar equipment will join the search for a Malaysia Airlines jet 10 months after it vanished under mysterious circumstances, an Australian official said. The ship Fugro ....

  • Kerry involved in car accident in India

    Date: 2015-01-12 12:10:54 GMT - USA - World - SN:69 - ID:1724713

    WASHINGTON, Jan 12 (MENA) - US State Secretary John Kerry has been involved in a minor car accident in India, his spokeswoman has said, according to Sky News. No injuries were reported in the accident, which occurred as Kerry's motorcade was ....

  • One million Chinese families seek second child

    Date: 2015-01-12 11:13:06 GMT - China - World - SN:58 - ID:1723885

    BEIJING, Jan 12 (MENA) - About one million Chinese couples have applied for permission to have a second child since China’s decades-old one-child policy was relaxed, the country’s health authority said. This figure was in line with official ....

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