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  • Luton airport arrest: Police bail woman held over Syria terror offences

    Date: 2015-01-01 12:16:04 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:46 - ID:1655705

    LONDON, Jan 1 (MENA) - A 25-year-old woman who was arrested at Luton Airport on suspicion of Syria-related terror offences has been bailed pending further police inquiries. The woman, from Haringey, north London, was held on Wednesday after a ....

  • UN chief appoints Sandra Mitchell of United States as UNRWA deputy commissioner

    Date: 2015-01-01 11:35:10 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:43 - ID:1655373

    NEW YORK, Jan 1 (MENA) - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced on Thursday the appointment of Sandra Mitchell of the United States as Deputy Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees ....

  • 35 killed, 48 injured in Shanghai stampede

    Date: 2015-01-01 06:51:43 GMT - China - World - SN:13 - ID:1653565

    BEIJING, Jan 1 (MENA) - Thirty-five people died in a stampede during New Year's celebrations in Shanghai's historic waterfront area, FOX News quoted city officials as saying on Thursday. A Shanghai government statement said another 46 people were ....

  • Stray rocket kills 20 at Afghan wedding

    Date: 2015-01-01 05:58:04 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:7 - ID:1653449

    KABUL, Jan 1 (MENA) - At least 20 people have been killed in Afghanistan when a wedding party was hit by a stray rocket, the BBC quoted officials as saying on Thursday. More than 40 others were wounded when the rocket struck a house being used to ....

  • More than 1 million gather in Times Square for 2015

    Date: 2015-01-01 05:31:50 GMT - USA - World - SN:4 - ID:1653421

    WASHINGTON, Jan 1 (MENA) - More than one million Americans gathered at Times Square to ring in 2015 amid tight security. Police was on boots in anticipation of any acts of violence especially after two policemen were killed in an armed attack ....

  • Malaysia to send assistance team to Indonesia

    Date: 2014-12-31 22:11:39 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:125 - ID:1652881

    KUALA LA LAMPUR, Dec 31 (MENA) - The Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM) is willing to send its Disaster Victim Identification (DVI) team to identify victims of the AirAsia Indonesia Flight QZ8501 crash, Bernama News Agency reported. Inspector General ....

  • WHO: Africa Ebola death toll nears 8,000

    Date: 2014-12-31 21:09:16 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:119 - ID:1652869

    GENEVA, Dec 31 (MENA) - The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday the death toll from the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has reached 7,905, out of a total 20,206 confirmed, probable and suspected cases. The international organization ....

  • 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 ....

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