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  • Greece will leave the Eurozone, says Alan Greenspan

    Date: 2015-02-09 15:12:59 GMT - Greece - World - SN:127 - ID:1928877

    ATHENS, Feb 9 (MENA) - Greece’s departure from the Eurozone is inevitable and “just a matter of time”, according to Alan Greenspan, the former chairman of the US Federal Reserve. Greenspan said: “Greece’s position is if they don’t get additional ....

  • 1 killed during Kashmir protest marking separatist's hanging

    Date: 2015-02-09 15:10:24 GMT - India - World - SN:124 - ID:1928913

    NEW DELHI, Feb 9 (MENA) - Anti-India demonstrators clashed with government forces in the disputed region of Kashmir on Monday, leaving one civilian dead and another critically wounded as the separatists protested the secret execution two years ago ....

  • Japan to examine handling of hostage crisis from Tues.

    Date: 2015-02-09 12:34:51 GMT - Japan - World - SN:91 - ID:1927477

    TOKYO, Feb 9 (MENA) - The government will hold the first meeting Tuesday of an investigation committee on the recent murder of two Japanese by the Islamic State militant group, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said Monday. The committee, ....

  • Jordanian king meets coordinator of international coalition

    Date: 2015-02-09 12:28:40 GMT - Jordan - World - SN:87 - ID:1926997

    AMMAN, Feb 9 (MENA) - King Abdullah II of Jordan discussed Monday US Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter Daesh John Allen the latest developments in the war against Daesh and the coalition's efforts in this respect. ....

  • Official: Drone kills veteran Afghan militant with suspected Daesh links

    Date: 2015-02-09 12:00:12 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:80 - ID:1926637

    KABUL, Feb 9 (MENA) - A drone strike in Afghanistan killed six people including a veteran militant suspected of having defected to Islamic State from the Taliban, senior Afghan officials in Helmand province said. A former Guantanamo Bay detainee, ....

  • ICRC: Escalating violence brings increased suffering to war-weary Afghans

    Date: 2015-02-09 11:42:00 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:75 - ID:1926893

    GENEVA, Feb 9 (MENA) - Following a volatile year in Afghanistan, 2015 has brought no reprieve to civilians suffering the effects of intensifying armed conflict, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said in a report. Countless ....

  • Obama downplays Islamic State threat; objective now to ‘defeat,’ not ‘destroy’

    Date: 2015-02-09 11:32:34 GMT - USA - World - SN:70 - ID:1926633

    WASHINGTON, Feb 9 (MENA) - President Obama and his aides have begun to diminish the threat they see posed by the Islamic State, in sharp contrast to rhetoric last year that depicted the terrorist army as an unprecedented force and a danger to the ....

  • French PM warns of increased number of jihadists if situation persists in Syria, Iraq

    Date: 2015-02-09 11:09:47 GMT - France - World - SN:63 - ID:1926321

    PARIS, Feb 9 (MENA) - French Prime Minister Manuel Valls expects more jihadists to emerge so long as the situation in Syria, Iraq and the Middle East persists. As many as 80 jihadists, who are either French nationals or live in France, have so ....

  • Seoul, Moscow FMs hold talks over N. Korea nukes

    Date: 2015-02-09 10:24:41 GMT - south korea - World - SN:53 - ID:1925681

    SEOUL, Feb. 9 (MENA) - The top diplomats from South Korea and Russia have held talks in Germany to discuss North Korea's nuclear weapons program and ways to promote the steady development of bilateral ties, Yonhap quoted Seoul's foreign ministry as ....

  • No stability if Jihadi leaders remain sidelined, Ismail Khan warns

    Date: 2015-02-09 10:12:23 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:49 - ID:1925745

    KABUL, Feb 9 (MENA) - The former Jihadi leader and Minister of Water and Energy Mohammad Ismail Khan has warned that there will be no security in the country if the Jihadi leaders remain sidelined in the new government, Khaama Press reported ....

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