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  • Bosnian man charged with recruiting people to fight in Syria

    Date: 2014-12-31 20:51:43 GMT - Bosnia and Herzegovina - World - SN:115 - ID:1652813

    SARAJEVO, Dec 31 (MENA) - A court said a man was charged with recruiting Bosnians to fight with Daesh militants in Syria and organizing a terrorist group, the Fox News reported. The State Court said Wednesday that Bilal Bosnic, a Bosnia citizen ....

  • US condemns Cuba detentions

    Date: 2014-12-31 20:31:58 GMT - USA - World - SN:109 - ID:1652585

    WASHINGTON, Dec 31 (MENA) - The US State Department has condemned the first coordinated crackdown on Cuban dissidents since the two countries declared they were moving toward full relations, Fox News reported. Dissidents said Cuban officials ....

  • Man kills 8 people in Canada before committing suicide

    Date: 2014-12-31 20:31:08 GMT - Canada - World - SN:108 - ID:1652789

    OTTAWA, Dec 31 (MENA) - A man described by his family as "depressed and overly emotional" is suspected of killing eight people before taking his own life, police in Edmonton, Alberta of Canada, said Tuesday. Seven of the victims, including two ....

  • Rocket kills 26 at Afghan wedding party

    Date: 2014-12-31 20:30:32 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:107 - ID:1652793

    KABUL, Dec 31 (MENA) – At least 26 people at a nearby wedding party Thursday night killed after a rocket fired amid fighting between Taliban insurgents and Afghan soldiers, authorities said. The rocket struck a house in southern Helman province's ....

  • Israel summons French envoy over country's support for Palestinian UN vote

    Date: 2014-12-31 19:21:02 GMT - Israel - World - SN:100 - ID:1652589

    GAZA CITY, Dec 31 (MENA) - Israel's government summoned the French ambassador on Wednesday over his country's support for a failed Palestinian bid to pass a United Nations resolution setting an end date for "Israeli occupation", Ynet reported ....

  • US denies proposing swap with Iran for former Marine

    Date: 2014-12-31 19:20:02 GMT - USA - World - SN:99 - ID:1652553

    WASHINGTON, Dec 31 (MENA) - The State Department is denying a report that the US is proposing an exchange of Iranian prisoners in the US for a former American Marine currently in prison in Iran, Fox news reported Wednesday. The report was carried ....

  • China calls for early resumption of Palestinian-Israeli peace talks

    Date: 2014-12-31 19:05:09 GMT - China - World - SN:97 - ID:1652205

    BEIJING, Dec 31 (MENA) – A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman explained his country's position on voting in favor of a Palestinian-drafted resolution urging Israel to end occupation by the end of 2017, Xinhua news agency reported. Spokeswoman ....

  • Putin calls annexation of Crimea historic landmark

    Date: 2014-12-31 18:08:00 GMT - Russia - World - SN:90 - ID:1652057

    MOSCOW, Dec 31 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin used Wednesday his New Year's speech to hail his country's annexation of Ukraine's Crimea Peninsula as an achievement that will "forever remain a landmark in the national history," ABC News ....

  • Russian UN envoy: Mideast peace process hindered by US

    Date: 2014-12-31 13:08:10 GMT - Russia - World - SN:50 - ID:1648273

    MOSCOW, Dec 31 (MENA) - The settlement of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict has reached an impasse as it has been monopolized by the United States, Russia’s envoy to the UN Vitaly Churkin has said, according to TASS. "We cannot share the ....

  • US woman accidentally shot dead by son in Idaho Wal-Mart

    Date: 2014-12-31 12:48:58 GMT - USA - World - SN:46 - ID:1648905

    WASHINGTON, Dec 31 (MENA) - A 2-year-old boy in an Idaho Walmart accidentally shot and killed his mother on Tuesday, authorities said. The woman, 29, was shopping in the Hayden, Idaho, store with the boy and three other children when he reached ....

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