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  • Suicide bomber hits European Police in Kabul; 1 dead

    Date: 2015-01-05 14:05:01 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:45 - ID:1677569

    KABUL, Jan 5 (MENA) - A suicide car bomber struck near the headquarters of the European police training mission in Kabul, killing one Afghan civilian and wounding 16 people, police and EUPOL said. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack, ....

  • Rouhani threatens to hold referendum

    Date: 2015-01-05 12:10:27 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:37 - ID:1677349

    LONDON, Jan 5 (MENA) - President Hassan Rouhani has threatened to hold an unprecedented referendum in Iran as he warned hardline opponents of a nuclear deal with the west that the country must end its international isolation. The Iranian leader ....

  • Coastguard suspends Cemfjord crew search in Pentland Firth

    Date: 2015-01-05 10:14:02 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:32 - ID:1676305

    LONDON, Jan 5 (MENA) - The search for the missing crew of the cargo ship Cemfjord in the Pentland Firth has been suspended, the BBC reported. The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) said that by last light on Sunday nothing had been ....

  • Afghanistan president suggests US 're-examine' troop withdrawal timetable

    Date: 2015-01-05 06:38:45 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:5 - ID:1674849

    KABUL, Jan 5 (MENA) - Afghanistan's president has suggested that the US "re-examine" its plan to withdraw all of the American-led coalition troops from the country by the end of 2016, Sky news reported. "Deadlines concentrate the mind. But ....

  • Bomb at volleyball match kills 5 in Pakistan

    Date: 2015-01-04 20:11:54 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:115 - ID:1674109

    ISLAMABAD, Jan 4 (MENA) - A bomb targeting a volleyball match fans killed five persons in Pakistan's restive northwest, Zee News quoted Pakistani officials as saying on Sunday. The incident happened at the Hussaini ground in the Kalaya ....

  • Ebola British patient in critical condition

    Date: 2015-01-04 18:50:43 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:103 - ID:1673453

    LONDON, Jan 4 (MENA) - The condition of Pauline Cafferkey, a Scottish nurse who this week became the first person to be diagnosed with Ebola on UK soil, has deteriorated and is now critical, the Financial Times quoted the Royal Free Hospital as ....

  • Obama says Sen Brooke led civil rights, fairness

    Date: 2015-01-04 16:30:52 GMT - USA - World - SN:83 - ID:1672881

    BOSTON, Jan 4 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama says former U.S. Sen. Edward W. Brooke stood at the front of the battle for civil rights and economic fairness in the U.S, Huffington Post. Obama says Brooke sought to build consensus and ....

  • Boko Haram seizes army base in Nigeria town of Baga

    Date: 2015-01-04 16:06:36 GMT - Nigeria - World - SN:81 - ID:1672693

    ABUJA, Jan 4 (MENA) - The militant group Boko Haram has seized a town and key multinational military base in north-eastern Nigeria, BBC quoted officials and eyewitnesses as saying Sunday. A senator in Borno state said troops had abandoned the ....

  • Russia sends diving team to AirAsia alleged crash site

    Date: 2015-01-04 12:34:35 GMT - Russia - World - SN:47 - ID:1670969

    MOSCOW, Jan 4 (MENA) - A diving team of the Russian Emergencies Ministry has set off to the area of an alleged crash of the Malaysian AirAsia Airbus in Indonesia for deep water searches, the ministry’s spokesman told TASS on Saturday. "A team of ....

  • US warns about threat against banks, hotels in Indonesia

    Date: 2015-01-04 12:11:13 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:45 - ID:1670861

    JAKARTA, Jan 4 (MENA) - The US Embassy in Jakarta has issued a warning to Americans about a potential threat against US associated banks and hotels in Indonesia's second-largest city, Surabaya, ABC News reported. An embassy spokesperson said ....

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