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  • 9 killed, 25 hurt after bus plunges into Brazil river bank

    Date: 2015-01-12 06:52:55 GMT - Brazil - World - SN:12 - ID:1721633

    BRASILIA, Jan 12 (MENA) - A bus has plunged off a mountain road in southern Brazil and into a river bank, killing 9 people and injuring at least 25 others, including children, Fox News reported. The bus company Reunidas says the driver was also ....

  • S. Korea, U.S. to conduct joint naval drill this week

    Date: 2015-01-12 06:50:08 GMT - south korea - World - SN:11 - ID:1721681

    SEOUL, Jan. 12 (MENA) -- South Korea and the United States plan to carry out a two-day joint naval drill this week on South Korea's east coast as part of efforts to enhance their joint military readiness, Yonhap news agency reported quoting officers ....

  • Dempsey thinks US can do more to fight terror

    Date: 2015-01-12 06:46:46 GMT - USA - World - SN:10 - ID:1721625

    WASHINGTON, Jan 12 (MENA) - Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, suggested Sunday that the United States could do more to fight terrorism but predicted eventual defeat for the new-but-extremely-violent Daesh group, Fox ....

  • Holder, top US officials not seen at Pars march

    Date: 2015-01-12 05:49:40 GMT - USA - World - SN:5 - ID:1721529

    WASHINGTON, Jan 12 (MENA) - US Attorney General Eric Holder, who has been already in Paris to attend a meeting on fighting terrorism, failed to show up in an anti-terror march with world leaders Sunday to condemn the latest terrorist attacks that ....

  • Chinese military to reshuffle grassroot officers

    Date: 2015-01-11 20:57:31 GMT - China - World - SN:136 - ID:1721085

    BEIJING, Jan 11 (MENA) - The People's Liberation Army (PLA) has ordered chief officers in charge of military and political work at the grassroots level to switch posts to strengthen the army, Xinhua reported. The move is expected to help to ....

  • US to host int'l summit to fight extremism in February

    Date: 2015-01-11 20:52:33 GMT - USA - World - SN:133 - ID:1720465

    WASHINGTON, Jan 11 (MENA) - The White House has announced that a summit would be held in February to discuss the measures required by the US and its allies to counter terrorism. The summit is set to be held on February 18. “The summit will ....

  • Rally for unity against terrorism is France's largest ever

    Date: 2015-01-11 20:41:40 GMT - France - World - SN:132 - ID:1720937

    PARIS, Jan 11 (MENA) - Masses of people joined with world leaders to fill Paris streets Sunday in a rally for unity that officials said was the largest demonstration in the French history. Hundreds of thousands more marched in cities around the ....

  • ​German suspected Daesh militant arrested returning from Syria

    Date: 2015-01-11 19:38:33 GMT - Germany - World - SN:126 - ID:1720637

    BERLIN, Jan 11 (MENA) - A German citizen, who is suspected of ties with Daesh extremists, was arrested, Russia Today quoted a German federal prosecutors as saying in a statement. He returned from Syria some months ago, where he spent almost a ....

  • 56 people die after drinking poisoned beer in Mozambique

    Date: 2015-01-11 19:36:29 GMT - Mozambique - World - SN:124 - ID:1720597

    MAPUTO, Jan 11 (MENA) - Contaminated traditional beer has killed 56 people in Mozambique, health authorities in the southern African country said on Sunday, ABC News reported. An additional 49 people were admitted to hospitals in the Chitima and ....

  • Shoukry renews Egypt's support for France

    Date: 2015-01-11 19:03:01 GMT - France - World - SN:120 - ID:1720013

    PARIS, Jan 11 (MENA) - Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry has expressed support for France against terrorism. He was speaking to MENA during his participation in a rally held in Paris in protest against terror. He called for world ....

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