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  • Terrorist use of US social media national security threat- Forbes

    Date: 2015-01-31 14:31:18 GMT - USA - World - SN:63 - ID:1863901

    WASHINGTON, Jan 31 (MENA) - American companies like Twitter, Facebook, Google, Apple, Microsoft, Yahoo and other popular services, including YouTube, WhatsApp, Skype, Tumblr and Instagram, are facilitating global jihad, the Forbes reported ....

  • Sergio Mattarella to be Italy’s next president

    Date: 2015-01-31 14:29:15 GMT - Italy - World - SN:62 - ID:1864449

    ROME, Jan 31 (MENA) - Sergio Mattarella, a Sicilian judge, has been chosen to be Italy’s next president, in an overwhelming display of political skill and strength by Matteo Renzi, the centre-left prime minister who was pushing his ....

  • German ex-President Richard von Weizsaecker dies at 94

    Date: 2015-01-31 14:01:23 GMT - Germany - World - SN:59 - ID:1864437

    BERLIN, Jan 31 (MENA) - Germany's former President Richard von Weizsaecker has died at the age of 94, the BBC News cited president's office as saying Saturday. Weizsaecker's 10 years in office, from 1984 to 1994, spanned the period of German ....

  • I want to slap David Cameron, Nick Clegg admits

    Date: 2015-01-31 14:00:37 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:58 - ID:1864209

    LONDON, Jan 31 (MENA) - Nick Clegg has admitted he wanted to slap David Cameron on more than 20 occasions during their time in coalition. In a lively interview on an anarchic late-night chat show, the Deputy Prime Minister also said Boris Johnson ....

  • 5 given preliminary charges over jihadi network in France

    Date: 2015-01-31 13:57:32 GMT - France - World - SN:55 - ID:1864213

    PARIS, Jan 31 (MENA) - French authorities have laid preliminary charges against five men suspected of involvement in a jihadi recruiting network in a small southern town from where several youths went to fight in Syria and Iraq. Spokeswoman Agnes ....

  • Give UK officers Tasers to help fight terror threat, says Police Federation

    Date: 2015-01-31 13:56:42 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:54 - ID:1863897

    LONDON, Jan 31 (MENA) - Every frontline uniformed police officer should be offered a Taser stun gun to fight off possible murder attempts by terrorists, The Guardian cited the leader of the body representing rank and file officers in England and ....

  • Spain slams terrorist attacks in N.Sinai

    Date: 2015-01-31 13:29:51 GMT - Spain - World - SN:47 - ID:1863881

    MADRID, Jan 31 (MENA) - The Spanish government condemned severely the terrorist attacks that took place in North Sinai leaving dozens of Egyptians killed and injured. In a statement issued on Saturday by the Spanish Foreign Ministry, the Spanish ....

  • Explosion kills dozens at Shiite mosque in Pakistan

    Date: 2015-01-31 09:05:58 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:21 - ID:1861889

    ISLAMABAD, Jan 31 (MENA) - An explosion ripped through a Shiite mosque in southern Pakistan during Friday Prayer, killing at least 55 people and wounding at least 59 in an apparent suicide bombing, The New York Times quoted the police as ....

  • Hagel: U.S. may need ground troops in Iraq

    Date: 2015-01-31 06:31:43 GMT - USA - World - SN:9 - ID:1861189

    WASHINGTON, Jan 31 (MENA) - Outgoing Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said in an interview on Friday the United States might eventually need to send non-combat ground troops to Iraq to help turn back the so-called Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) ....

  • At least 56 dead in bomb blast at Shiite mosque in Pakistan

    Date: 2015-01-30 22:19:26 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:158 - ID:1860661

    ISLAMABAD, Jan 30 (MENA) A bomb blast ripped through a Shiite mosque in southern Pakistan as worshippers gathered for Friday prayers, killing at least 56 people and wounding dozens more, in the deadliest act of anti-Shiite violence in two years, Fox ....

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