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  • 2 killed, 8 injured in trading fire between Pakistan, India in Kashmir

    Date: 2015-01-03 10:51:45 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:30 - ID:1664929

    ISLAMABAD, Jan 3 (MENA) – Two were killed and eight others injured after Pakistani and Indian border guards traded artillery fire along the disputed border region of Kashmir, Fox News quoted officials as saying Saturday. Both Pakistan and India ....

  • Suspected plotter of US embassy attacks Abu Anas al-Libi dies in New York

    Date: 2015-01-03 10:00:15 GMT - USA - World - SN:24 - ID:1664709

    NEW YORK, Jan 3 (MENA) - A one-time associate of Osama Bin Laden died in New York while awaiting trial for allegedly plotting the 1998 bombings of US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania, NBC News reported Saturday. Abu Anas al-Libi, 50, was captured ....

  • Pakistan army says Indian 'unprovoked firing' kills teenage girl, wounds child near Kashmir

    Date: 2015-01-03 07:05:22 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:9 - ID:1663809

    ISLAMABAD, Jan 3 (MENA) - Pakistan's military says Indian border guards' "unprovoked firing" across the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir has killed a 13-year-old girl and wounded a child, Fox News reported. In a statement, the military says ....

  • AirAsia flight: airline was not allowed to fly route, says Indonesia

    Date: 2015-01-03 06:59:27 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:8 - ID:1663801

    JAKARTA, Jan 3 (MENA) - The AirAsia plane that crashed off Indonesia was flying on an unauthorised schedule, the country’s transport ministry said on Saturday, adding it had now frozen the airline’s permission to fly the route. As two large parts ....

  • 2 big objects found in AirAsia plane search

    Date: 2015-01-03 05:16:43 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:2 - ID:1663617

    JAKARTA, Jan 3 (MENA) - Two "large objects" have been spotted in the Java Sea around 90ft (30m) underwater, Sky News said Saturday quoting the man leading the hunt for the AirAsia plane that crashed six days ago. Fransiskus Bambang Soelistyo, ....

  • US: Palestinian step to join ICC will have implications

    Date: 2015-01-02 22:12:27 GMT - USA - World - SN:125 - ID:1663437

    WASHINGTON, Jan 2 (MENA) - The US State Department said on Friday that the Palestinian application to join the International Criminal Court will have "implications" for US aid to the Palestinian Authority, Yedioth Ahronoth reported on Friday. "It ....

  • Anti-government protest takes place in Hungary

    Date: 2015-01-02 22:00:37 GMT - Hungary - World - SN:124 - ID:1663365

    BUDAPEST, Jan 2 (MENA) - Thousands of Hungarians have held a rally in Budapest to protest the policies of Prime Minister Viktor Orban, New York Times reported on Friday. The demonstrators waved large red socialist flags and banners calling for ....

  • More than 100,000 killed in one of Middle East’s bloodiest years: report

    Date: 2015-01-02 21:50:29 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:120 - ID:1663385

    LONDON, Jan 2 (MENA) - More than 100,000 people, perhaps a third or more civilians, died violently in conflicts in Syria, Iraq, Libya, Yemen and the Gaza Strip in 2014, making it one of the bloodiest years in the Middle East’s history, Financial ....

  • Ebola outbreak will end in 2015 - UN's Anthony Banbury

    Date: 2015-01-02 21:28:17 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:116 - ID:1663137

    NEW YORK, Jan 2 (MENA) - Outgoing head of the UN team fighting the disease Anthony Banbury said on Friday that the deadly Ebola outbreak will be ended in 2015, the BBC News reported. Banbury said the number of Ebola cases would be brought down to ....

  • Pakistan to alter constitution, form special terrorism court

    Date: 2015-01-02 20:48:17 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:114 - ID:1663145

    ISLAMABAD, Jan 2 (MENA) - Pakistan’s leadership has decided to amend the constitution and the army act to form special courts for the trial of alleged terrorists, ABC News quoted a minister as saying on Friday. Information minister Pervaiz ....

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