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  • Voicing opposition not equal treason, US tells Turkey after crackdown

    Date: 2014-12-17 22:10:11 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:155 - ID:1560693

    ANKARA, Dec 17 (MENA) - The US has reiterated its criticism of a recent government-backed police operation in Turkey in which several journalists were detained, stressing that voicing opposition does not equal conspiracy or treason, two accusations ....

  • Gunman shot three persons in West Los Angeles

    Date: 2014-12-17 21:02:44 GMT - USA - World - SN:149 - ID:1560805

    WASHINGTON, Dec 17 (MENA) - Los Angeles police are hunting for a gunman after three people were shot Wednesday in the western part of the city, Fox News reported Wednesday. The gunman, identified as a Hispanic male wearing a black hooded ....

  • Medvedev asks exporter companies to sell currency revenues ‘rhythmically’

    Date: 2014-12-17 19:58:34 GMT - Russia - World - SN:141 - ID:1560477

    MOSCOW, Dec 17 (MENA) - Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has addressed the heads of exporter companies with a reminder the sales of hard currency earnings should be rhythmic and stable. According to the government’s press-service, at ....

  • Britain says to continue banning Hamas

    Date: 2014-12-17 19:12:10 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:136 - ID:1560293

    LONDON, Dec 17 (MENA) - The British government said it will continue banning Hamas and freezing its assets, said a statement by the Foreign and the Commonwealth Office. "Today’s EU General Court judgment is procedural and does not mean the EU ....

  • Pakistani PM vows to wipe out 'terrorism'

    Date: 2014-12-17 17:38:46 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:123 - ID:1559529

    ISLAMABAD, Dec 17 (MENA) - Pakistan's prime minister has vowed to rid his country of terrorism after a Taliban attack at a school in Peshawar killed 141 people, mostly children, the BBC news reported. Nawaz Sharif spoke after talks between ....

  • France condemns terrorist attack in Yemen

    Date: 2014-12-17 17:23:45 GMT - France - World - SN:119 - ID:1559213

    PARIS, Dec 17 (MENA) – France condemned Wednesday the bomb attack in the town of Radaa, in Yemen, which claimed the lives of more than 20 people, most of them were children. "These acts are atrocious and (provoke) indignity," the French Foreign ....

  • French interior min. condemns insult to Muslims

    Date: 2014-12-17 17:21:41 GMT - France - World - SN:118 - ID:1559209

    PARIS, Dec 17 (MENA) - French interior minister Bernard Cazeneuve has condemned statements made by the writer Eric Zemmour about Muslims in France to the Italian daily Corriere della Sera. He expressed his support for Muslims in France, "who were ....

  • China funds development projects in Mauritania

    Date: 2014-12-17 16:42:12 GMT - Mauritania - World - SN:111 - ID:1559157

    NOUAKCHOTT, Dec 17 (MENA) - Mauritanian Minister for Economic Affairs and Development Sidi Ould Tah and China's Ambassador to Mauritania Wu Dong signed on Wednesday two economic and technical deals in Nouakchott. According to the agreements, ....

  • London student faces jail over Daesh bid

    Date: 2014-12-17 16:08:51 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:105 - ID:1559149

    LONDON, Dec 17 (MENA) - A student who wanted the black flag of Daesh to fly over Downing Street is facing jail after being found guilty of planning to join rebel forces in Syria. David Souaan, 20, wept in the dock as he was convicted of preparing ....

  • Britain was just days from Sydney-style siege -- Met. police chief

    Date: 2014-12-17 15:39:19 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:101 - ID:1558809

    LONDON, Dec 17 (MENA) - Britain was just "days away" from a terrorist attack similar to the Sydney siege before it was foiled by security services, the head of the Metropolitan Police has revealed, the Telegraph newspaper reported. Sir Bernard ....

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