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  • Muslim council in Paris calls for participation in Sunday anti-terrorism national rally

    Date: 2015-01-08 12:56:05 GMT - France - World - SN:76 - ID:1699401

    PARIS, Jan 8 (MENA) – The French Council for the Muslim Faith called on Muslims in France to participate in a national rally scheduled for Sunday to condemn terrorism. Twelve people were killed and 11 injured when gunmen stormed the office of ....

  • UK police to show solidarity with French officers killed in Charlie Hebdo attack

    Date: 2015-01-08 12:02:00 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:65 - ID:1698481

    LONDON, Jan 8 (MENA) - Police across the UK are to hold ceremonies remembering the two French police officers murdered in the terrorist attack on the offices of the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris, according to the Guardian. The ....

  • Spain increases terror threat level after France attack

    Date: 2015-01-08 12:01:27 GMT - Spain - World - SN:64 - ID:1698025

    MADRID, Jan 8 (MENA) - Spain raised its terror threat level following the attack on a French satirical newspaper that killed 12 people, ABC News reported on Thursday. But Interior Minister Jorge Fernandez Diaz said there was no intelligence ....

  • Paris assault examined for Qaeda and Daesh methods

    Date: 2015-01-08 12:00:17 GMT - USA - World - SN:63 - ID:1698413

    NEW YORK, Jan 8 (MENA) - Wednesday’s attack on a satirical newspaper in Paris prompted speculation about the involvement of an organized terrorist group, possibly the Daesh group, whose leaders have called for sympathizers to carry out assaults ....

  • Policewoman shot in South Paris dies

    Date: 2015-01-08 11:57:52 GMT - France - World - SN:61 - ID:1698937

    PARIS, Jan 8 (MENA) - A policewoman shot in an attack in South Paris has now died and the gunman remains on the run. No link has yet been established with the previous day's deadly attack on a satirical magazine. The gunman was on the run, ....

  • Security in Britain on alert at major public buildings after Paris attack

    Date: 2015-01-08 11:55:36 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:59 - ID:1698917

    LONDON, Jan 8 (MENA) - Theresa May, British Home Secretary, will chair a meeting of COBRA, the government’s civil contingencies committee, Nick Clegg, the Deputy Prime Minister, told his weekly LBC radio show. Security has been raised at major ....

  • Explosion rocks restaurant near Lyon Mosque, several French mosques attacked

    Date: 2015-01-08 11:34:36 GMT - France - World - SN:55 - ID:1698437

    PARIS, Jan 8 (MENA) - An explosion rocked a restaurant near a mosque in the French village of Ville franche-sur-Saone, on the outskirts of Lyon, about 270 miles south of Paris, even as reports emerged of attacks against several mosques around the ....

  • Ex-CIA bin Laden hunter: Paris gunmen have probably planned a second act

    Date: 2015-01-08 11:33:22 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:54 - ID:1698513

    LONDON, Jan 8 (MENA) - The three gunmen in the Paris attacks have probably planned a dramatic “second act” to the murder of ten journalists at Charlie Hebdo, a former senior CIA agent who was involved in the search for Osama bin Laden has told The ....

  • Austrian Chancellor condemns Paris attacks

    Date: 2015-01-08 11:19:40 GMT - Austria - World - SN:52 - ID:1698433

    VIENNA, Jan 8 (MENA) - Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann expressed his condolences after the attack which killed 12 people in Paris, stressing that the attack could not threaten the values of democracy and humanity, The Local reported on ....

  • Germany slams Yemen bomb blast

    Date: 2015-01-08 11:09:41 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:45 - ID:1697753

    CAIRO, Jan 8 (MENA) – Germany condemned on Thursday the bomb blast which targeted the Yemeni Police Academy on Wednesday. The spokeswoman for the German Foreign Ministry said any violent attempt to hinder the transitional process in Yemen is ....

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