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  • Newspaper attack: French PM says France is heart-stricken

    Date: 2015-01-07 17:24:15 GMT - France - World - SN:89 - ID:1694453

    PARIS, Jan 7 (MENA) - After the shooting attack on the Paris offices of the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, French Prime Minister Manuel Valls has said that “France is heart-stricken, every French citizen is “horrified”. The premier promised to ....

  • China says ready to send additional forces to search AirAsia jet

    Date: 2015-01-07 17:21:19 GMT - China - World - SN:88 - ID:1694633

    BEIJING, Jan 7 (MENA) - China is ready to send additional forces to help search the ill-fated AirAsia Flight QZ8501 according to the needs of Indonesia, Xinhua News Agency quoted Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei as saying on Wednesday. "China ....

  • Italy condemns Paris shooting

    Date: 2015-01-07 17:11:21 GMT - Italy - World - SN:86 - ID:1694573

    ROME, Jan 7 (MENA) - Italian authorities Wednesday strongly condemned the shooting at the headquarters of Charlie Hebdo satirical magazine in Paris, in which at least 12 people were killed. Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi said that Italy ....

  • 2 Russian policemen killed in attack in Dagestan

    Date: 2015-01-07 16:53:40 GMT - Dagestan - World - SN:84 - ID:1694033

    MAKHACHKALA, Jan 7 (MENA) - Two Russian police officers were killed and two more injured when unidentified attackers opened fire on their car in the North Caucasus republic of Dagestan, according to The Moscow Times newspaper. One of the ....

  • Obama condemns Paris shooting

    Date: 2015-01-07 16:49:37 GMT - USA - World - SN:81 - ID:1694169

    WASHINGTON, Jan 7 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama condemned the shooting Wednesday that took place in Paris at the offices of a French satirical newspaper that left 12 dead. “France is America’s oldest ally, and has stood shoulder to shoulder ....

  • Official: UK keeps in touch with France over terror attack

    Date: 2015-01-07 15:49:09 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:76 - ID:1693577

    LONDON, Jan 7 (MENA) - The British government is keeping in contact with the French government following the assault on the Paris office of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, Spokeswoman for the British Foreign Office Farah Dakhlallah said on ....

  • 4 cartoonists killed in Paris attack

    Date: 2015-01-07 15:24:33 GMT - France - World - SN:73 - ID:1693741

    PARIS, Jan 7 (MENA) - Four editorial cartoonists were killed in an attack on the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo on Wednesday. The newspaper's editor-in-chief, Stéphane Charbonnier, who was known as "Charb," and also cartooned for the ....

  • French interior minister says 3 gunmen involved in Paris attack

    Date: 2015-01-07 15:08:48 GMT - France - World - SN:72 - ID:1693581

    PARIS, Jan 7 (MENA) - French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said that three attackers were involved in the assault on the satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo that left 12 people dead on Wednesday. The French authorities have placed the capital ....

  • Uneasy calm returns to Jammu border

    Date: 2015-01-07 12:36:36 GMT - India - World - SN:51 - ID:1691977

    NEW DELHI, Jan 7 (MENA) - The international border dividing Jammu and Kashmir between India and Pakistan here was calm Wednesday, according to Indo-Asia News Service. "There has been no firing from Pakistan anywhere in the Jammu region today," a ....

  • Anti-terror police arrest man in UK

    Date: 2015-01-07 11:47:28 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:47 - ID:1691905

    LONDON, Jan 7 (MENA) – UK counter-terror police have arrested a 40-year-old man in West Sussex, The Telegraph reported. Officers from the South East Counter Terrorism Unit, along with officers from Sussex Police, held the suspect in Crawley as ....

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