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  • Austria FM: Closing Saudi centre for interreligious dialogue violate int'l law

    Date: 2015-01-28 17:46:55 GMT - Austria - World - SN:124 - ID:1845669

    VIENNA, Jan 28 (MENA) – Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz warned on Wednesday that closing King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz International Centre for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue (KAICIID) will violate the international law. The ....

  • Lisa Monaco meets French min. over terror fighting

    Date: 2015-01-28 17:37:11 GMT - USA - World - SN:122 - ID:1845749

    WASHINGTON, Jan 28 (MENA) - Assistant to the US President for Homeland Security and Counter-terrorism Lisa Monaco concluded a series of meetings with French security officials to discuss ways to strengthen counter-terrorism cooperation in the wake ....

  • Turkey slams Tripoli hotel atttack

    Date: 2015-01-28 17:12:11 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:113 - ID:1845465

    ANKARA, Jan 28 (MENA) - Turkey has deplored a terrorist attack that targeted a hotel in the Libyan capital of Tripoli. In a press release , the Turkish foreign ministry said the best reply to this terrorist act is to participate in national ....

  • Japanese PM holds emergency meeting to discuss release of journalist kidnapped by Daesh

    Date: 2015-01-28 15:00:38 GMT - Japan - World - SN:98 - ID:1844289

    TOKYO, Jan 28 (MENA) - Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe convened an emergency Cabinet meeting on Wednesday after the captors of a Japanese freelance journalist posted another video warning the hostage could be killed within 24 hours, the Japan's ....

  • Egypt's Mufti back home from Singapore

    Date: 2015-01-28 14:31:05 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:85 - ID:1843169

    CAIRO, Jan 28 (MENA) – Egypt's Mufti Dr Shawqi Allam returned home on Wednesday coming from Singapore after several-day visit. During the visit, Allam discussed with Singaporean President Tony Tan and Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong ways of ....

  • UN Envoy: Nigeria needs regional help to defeat Boko Haram

    Date: 2015-01-28 14:28:24 GMT - Ethiopia - World - SN:84 - ID:1844301

    ADDIS ABABA, Jan 28 (MENA) - United Nations envoy for the Sahel region Hiroute Guebre Sellassie said on Wednesday that Nigeria cannot defeat Boko Haram fighters alone and that it needs regional multinational force. "Nigeria cannot handle the ....

  • European counter-terror plan involves blanket collection of passengers’ data

    Date: 2015-01-28 10:31:35 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:32 - ID:1841173

    LONDON, Jan 28 (MENA) - A new European commission counter-terror plan will require the blanket collection and storage for up to five years of personal data records of all passengers flying in and out of Europe, the Guardian can reveal, The Guardian ....

  • Israeli president to address UN session

    Date: 2015-01-28 07:16:03 GMT - Israel - World - SN:8 - ID:1839877

    GAZA CITY, Jan 28 (MENA) - Israeli President Reuven Rivlin will address a UN session on Wednesday evening, marking 70 years since the end of the Holocaust. His trip comes at a point of high tension between Israel and United States after Prime ....

  • Vietnam war-era helicopter crashes, killing 4 soldiers

    Date: 2015-01-28 06:54:27 GMT - Vietnam - World - SN:7 - ID:1839789

    HANOI, Jan 28 (MENA) - An American-built helicopter once used in the Vietnam War crashed Wednesday during a training mission in the Southeast Asian nation, killing all four soldiers aboard, the military said. Lt. Gen. Vo Van Tuan, army deputy ....

  • Poll: 55% of Britons would prefer Cameron as PM over Miliband

    Date: 2015-01-27 18:16:12 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:148 - ID:1838105

    LONDON, Jan 27 (MENA) - More than half (55%) of Britons would prefer to see David Cameron carry on as prime minister after the general election. When faced with having to choose either Cameron or Ed Miliband as the next prime minister, only 45% ....

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