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  • France economy minister says received death threats over legal reform

    Date: 2015-02-02 20:41:15 GMT - France - World - SN:140 - ID:1881881

    PARIS, Feb 2 (MENA) – France's economy minister has told the the French parliament that he received death threats over his attempts to reform the legal profession, the BBC reported on Monday. Emmanuel Macron said he had been targeted by legal ....

  • Obama confirms abduction of US women by Daesh

    Date: 2015-02-02 20:10:17 GMT - USA - World - SN:137 - ID:1881749

    WASHINGTON, Feb 2 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama has confirmed the abduction of US women by Daesh militants. The US is doing its best in an attempt to rescue the women being held by Daesh, Obama said in an interview with NBC. (MENA) AB/WN ....

  • Berlusconi wins community-service 'discount' on sentence

    Date: 2015-02-02 19:50:51 GMT - Italy - World - SN:135 - ID:1881761

    ROME, Feb 2 (MENA) – A Milan judge on Monday ruled that ex-premier Silvio Berlusconi should be able to end 45 days early the one year of community service he has been serving in relation to a definitive conviction for tax fraud, ANSA reported. ....

  • French pimping trial to start for ex-IMF chief Strauss-Kahn

    Date: 2015-02-02 19:23:24 GMT - France - World - SN:131 - ID:1881409

    LILLE, France, Feb 2 (MENA) - Dominique Strauss-Kahn appeared in court Monday to face accusations of taking part in an international prostitution ring set up to provide him with prostitutes for orgies at luxury hotels in France and the US, ABC News ....

  • Maduro accuses Joe Biden of 'bloody coup' in Venezuela

    Date: 2015-02-02 19:19:18 GMT - Venezuela - World - SN:128 - ID:1881461

    CARACAS, Feb 2 (MENA) - Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro accused the United States of supporting an attempted coup in his country, Russia Today reported. "It is none other than Vice-president Joe Biden who is behind the entire operation," ....

  • Kenyan FM: Nairobi-Tehran relations excellent, growing

    Date: 2015-02-02 18:06:57 GMT - Iran - World - SN:116 - ID:1880945

    NAIROBI, Feb 2 (MENA) - Kenyan Foreign Minister Amina Chawahir Mohammed said on Monday and relations between Iran and Kenya are excellent and growing, calling for comprehensive expansion of ties especially in economic field. Mohammed made the ....

  • Syrian Charged With War Crimes in Sweden

    Date: 2015-02-02 18:06:16 GMT - Sweden - World - SN:115 - ID:1881001

    STOCKHOLM, Feb 2 (MENA) - A former rebel from Syria who fled to Sweden has been charged with war crimes for abusing a captured member of President Bashar Assad's forces. According to ABC news, Swedish prosecutors said Monday it's the first time ....

  • Nigeria elections: Blast hit Jonathan rally in Gombe

    Date: 2015-02-02 18:02:47 GMT - Nigeria - World - SN:109 - ID:1880977

    ABUJA, Feb 2 (MENA) - A bomb has exploded outside a stadium in the Nigerian city of Gombe, minutes after President Goodluck Jonathan left a campaign rally there, BBC News reported on Monday. At least three people were killed and 18 others were ....

  • Heavy storms claim 9 lives in Turkey

    Date: 2015-02-02 18:02:08 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:108 - ID:1880965

    ANKARA, Feb 2 (MENA) - Heavy storm across Turkey caused the deaths of nine people in Balıkesir, Çanakkale and Bursa provinces of Turkey, according to TRT on Monday. Domestic and international flights as well sea transportation were cancelled due ....

  • Belgian FM calls for better cooperation in fight against terrorism

    Date: 2015-02-02 17:44:41 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:102 - ID:1880513

    BRUSSELS, Feb 2 (MENA) - Belgian Foreign Minister Didier Reynders on Monday called for better European and international cooperation in the fight against extremism and terrorism. In a speech during the Belgian diplomatic days in Brussels, ....

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