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  • Pentagon nominee considers changing troops pullout plan from Afghanistan

    Date: 2015-02-03 14:06:04 GMT - USA - World - SN:79 - ID:1886385

    WASHINGTON, Feb 3 (MENA) - US Defense Secretary nominee Ashton Carter has he would consider changing the current plans for withdrawing all U.S. troops from Afghanistan by the end of next year if security conditions worsen, Khaama Press ....

  • Obama seeks $14bn to boost U.S. cybersecurity defenses

    Date: 2015-02-03 13:59:26 GMT - USA - World - SN:75 - ID:1885885

    WASHINGTON, Feb 3 (MENA) - U.S. President Barack Obama's budget proposal for the 2016 fiscal year seeks USD14 billion for cybersecurity efforts across the U.S. government to better protect federal and private networks from hacking threats, according ....

  • Constitutional change necessary to protect Japanese citizens: Abe

    Date: 2015-02-03 13:11:05 GMT - Japan - World - SN:61 - ID:1885405

    TOKYO, Feb 3 (MENA) - After being unable to save two Daesh-held hostages, Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Tuesday that constitutional amendment will be needed to protect the lives and assets of Japanese citizens, according to Kyodo news ....

  • Bomb blasts kill 6 officers in Pakistan

    Date: 2015-02-03 13:09:18 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:59 - ID:1885421

    ISLAMABAD, Feb 3 (MENA) - Two roadside bombings targeted Pakistani police in the country's restive northwest on Tuesday, killing six officers. The Taliban claimed responsibility for both attacks, the ABC News reported. The first bombing took ....

  • Bahrain slams Iranian remarks against Manama

    Date: 2015-02-03 12:03:30 GMT - Bahrain - World - SN:49 - ID:1884829

    MANAMA, Feb 3 (MENA) - Bahrain's Foreign Ministry has slammed remarks by Iranian officials against Bahrain, state-run news agency BNA reported Tuesday. Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marziyeh Afkham expressed deep concern over Bahrain's ....

  • Defeated Daesh militants driven six miles from Kobane

    Date: 2015-02-03 11:48:29 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:42 - ID:1883565

    LONDON, Feb 3 (MENA) - Daesh militiamen have been driven more than six miles from the Syrian border town of Kobane by Kurdish fighters and American bombing raids, a week after being defeated in the battle for the town, according to The Telegraph ....

  • France arrests 8 more with alleged jihadist links

    Date: 2015-02-03 11:26:09 GMT - France - World - SN:38 - ID:1884005

    PARIS, Feb 3 (MENA) - French counter terrorism police arrested eight people with alleged links to jihadist cells in Lyon and the Paris suburbs Tuesday morning, French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said at a Paris press conference. He said ....

  • Paper: Japan’s response to terror must not be isolation

    Date: 2015-02-03 11:03:43 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:34 - ID:1884181

    LONDON, Feb 3 (MENA) - The murder of two Japanese nationals by the so-called Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, or Isis, is the latest example of the militant group’s brutality and contempt for human decency. However, the killings also have a ....

  • Japan sees greater terror threat after hostage murder

    Date: 2015-02-03 11:00:17 GMT - Japan - World - SN:32 - ID:1884097

    TOKYO, Feb 3 (MENA) - The threat of terrorism is more realistic following the recent murder of two Japanese nationals by Islamic State, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said Tuesday, calling for stepped-up antiterrorism measures both at home ....

  • China's defense min. to meet S.Korean counterpart on Wednesday

    Date: 2015-02-03 09:00:36 GMT - south korea - World - SN:12 - ID:1883165

    SEOUL, Feb 3 (MENA) - China's defense minister would visit South Korea next week for talks with his counterpart here on the situation of the Korean Peninsula and ways to boost bilateral ties, Seoul's defense ministry said Thursday, according to ....

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