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  • Montrouge shooter suspected of having taken hostage in Porte de Vincennes

    Date: 2015-01-09 15:15:01 GMT - France - World - SN:49 - ID:1706349

    PARIS, Jan 9 (MENA) - The perpetrator of Thursday's Montrouge shooting is suspected of having taken a hostage at Porte de Vincennes, south Paris, after firing gunshots around 15:00 on Friday, Global post reported. According to a report, the ....

  • 2 killed, 20 injured in manhunt for Сharlie Hebdo suspects

    Date: 2015-01-09 14:28:33 GMT - France - World - SN:45 - ID:1706005

    PARIS, Jan 9 (MENA) - Two persons were killed and 20 others injured in a shootout in Dammartin-en-Goele, northeast Paris, where hostages from the Charlie Hebdo attack are being held, according to France 24. (MENA) AB/MA ....

  • Two killed in kosher store shootout in Paris

    Date: 2015-01-09 13:35:33 GMT - France - World - SN:41 - ID:1705889

    PARIS, Jan 9 (MENA) - Two people have reportedly been killed in a shootout and hostage crisis at a kosher supermarket in eastern Paris, Euronews reported. The gunman is believed to be the same man who killed a policewoman in Montrouge in Paris ....

  • First China-CELAC Forum ministerial meeting concludes in Beijing

    Date: 2015-01-09 12:26:00 GMT - China - World - SN:35 - ID:1705489

    BEIJING, Jan 9 (MENA) – The first ministerial meeting of the Forum of China and the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) concluded in Beijing on Friday with the announcement that the forum's next meeting will be held in Chile in ....

  • Russia to revive nuclear missile trains

    Date: 2015-01-09 12:15:53 GMT - Russia - World - SN:34 - ID:1705353

    MOSCOW, Jan 9 (MENA) - Russia will revive combat nuclear missile trains, a project called Barguzin, at a new technological level, Interfax quoted commander of the Russian Strategic Rocket Forces (RVSN) Col. Gen. Sergei Karakayev as saying ....

  • French president holds meeting on magazine attack

    Date: 2015-01-09 11:03:31 GMT - France - World - SN:22 - ID:1704533

    PARIS, Jan 9 (MENA) – French President Francois Hollande convened key ministers for a third emergency meeting at the Elysee Palace over search operations ongoing for the two suspects wanted for a Wednesday morning attack in Paris on the offices of ....

  • Reports say hostage-taking in French town

    Date: 2015-01-09 09:29:59 GMT - France - World - SN:14 - ID:1704249

    PARIS, Jan 9 (MENA) - French authorities circled a small northern town with anti-terrorist police and helicopters on Friday after at least one person was taken hostage there and the two main suspects in the Charlie Hebdo killings were sighted, Euro ....

  • European Union to hold an anti-terrorism summit

    Date: 2015-01-09 09:28:47 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:13 - ID:1704097

    BRUSSELS, Jan 9 (MENA) – The European Union is looking forward to holding an anti-terrorism summit on February 12, European Council President Donald Tusk stated Friday. "EU can help strengthen our security. Agreed with the French President that ....

  • Obama visits French embassy to offer condolences

    Date: 2015-01-09 07:22:18 GMT - USA - World - SN:6 - ID:1703541

    WASHINGTON, Jan 9 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama made an unannounced visit to the French embassy in Washington, D.C., to sign a condolence book for the victims of a deadly attack this week against the staff of Paris magazine. Obama stood in ....

  • US attorney general to travel to Paris for talks on terrorism

    Date: 2015-01-09 06:07:48 GMT - USA - World - SN:2 - ID:1703317

    WASHINGTON, Jan 9 (MENA) - US Attorney General Eric Holder will travel to Paris this weekend for high-level meetings on terrorism, aides said. Holder will attend a meeting of European officials led by the French Interior Bernard Cazeneuve, aides ....

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