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  • Top Al-Qaida militant killed in Pakistan raid

    Date: 2014-12-06 09:26:38 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:29 - ID:1480009

    ISLAMABAD, Dec 6 (MENA) - Pakistan's military said Saturday that soldiers killed al-Qaida's chief of global operations during a raid in the country's lawless tribal region, a man indicted in the U.S. over a plot to bomb New York's subway system, ABC ....

  • Hagel: Afghanistan on right track

    Date: 2014-12-06 09:23:50 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:27 - ID:1479681

    KABUL, Dec 6 (MENA) - On his final visit to Afghanistan as U.S. defense secretary, Chuck Hagel said Saturday that he believes Afghans will successfully put down a surge in Taliban attacks in the capital and stabilize the nation, ABC news ....

  • Moderate earthquake strikes China, five injured

    Date: 2014-12-06 09:11:43 GMT - China - World - SN:22 - ID:1479677

    BEIJING, Dec 6 (MENA) - At least five persons were injured when a 5.8-magnitude earthquake jolted China's southwest Yunnan Province, The Times of India reported. The tremor struck at 2:43am (local time) at Jinggu County, Pu'er City. The quake hit ....

  • Police say Taliban attack kills 3 in Afghanistan

    Date: 2014-12-06 09:03:23 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:18 - ID:1479665

    KABUL, Dec 6 (MENA) - Authorities say a Taliban attack on a convoy in northern Afghanistan has killed three police officers, the ABC reported. Police spokesman Abdul Manan Rauofi said the attack happened Friday night in Jawzjan province. Rauofi ....

  • UNODC to help Nepal fight wildlife crimes

    Date: 2014-12-06 08:03:22 GMT - Austria - World - SN:13 - ID:1479429

    VIENNA, Dec 6 (MENA) - Executive Director of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Yury Fedotov has met with government leaders in Nepal and learned about the country's anti-poaching initiatives as part of his official visit to South Asia, a ....

  • Kerry to Sen. Feinstein: Consider timing of CIA report release

    Date: 2014-12-06 07:56:41 GMT - USA - World - SN:12 - ID:1479329

    WASHINGTON, Dec 6 (MENA) - Secretary of State John Kerry asked Sen. Dianne Feinstein on Friday to "consider" the timing of the expected release of a report on the CIA's harsh interrogation techniques. The official said Kerry called Feinstein, ....

  • Belgian Queen Fabiola dies at 86

    Date: 2014-12-05 21:18:56 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:105 - ID:1478761

    BRUSSELS, Dec 5 (MENA) - Belgian Queen Fabiola, the widow of former king Baudouin, has died at age 86, Fox News reported on Friday. The royal palace announced that she died at her castle Stuyvenberg in Brussels. No immediate cause of death was ....

  • Czeck senators criticize president's views on Russia, China

    Date: 2014-12-05 21:15:56 GMT - Czech - World - SN:104 - ID:1478757

    PRAGUE, Dec 5 (MENA) - A group of 17 senators for the Christian Democratic and Stan parties have asked Czech President Milos Zeman to stop dividing the nation and undermining the importance of human rights, Radio Prague reported on Friday. In an ....

  • Jordan's Abdullah II: Fight against terrorism our third world war

    Date: 2014-12-05 20:19:45 GMT - USA - World - SN:100 - ID:1478617

    WASHINGTON, Dec 5 (MENA) - Jordanian King Abdullah II stressed Friday the need for a strategic holistic approach to be able to deal with terrorist organizations that actually are the same – different names, but the same beliefs. In an interview ....

  • Owner of London's business district Canary Wharf rebuffs 2nd Qatari bid

    Date: 2014-12-05 19:49:29 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:97 - ID:1478561

    LONDON, Dec 5 (MENA) - The company that owns the majority stake in London's business district, Canary Wharf, has rebuffed a sweetened £2.6bn takeover deal from a Qatari-led consortium, BBC News reported on Friday. Qatar Investment Authority ....

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