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  • Thousands of Syrians stranded in Turkish minefield: HRW

    Date: 2014-12-04 08:06:47 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:21 - ID:1467749

    LONDON, Dec 4 (MENA) - A human rights watchdog urged Turkey Wednesday to remove from its border with Syria land mines which have killed three people and wounded nine among more than 2,000 Syrian refugees camped in a minefield. Human Rights Watch ....

  • WHO: Ebola spreading intensely in Sierra Leone

    Date: 2014-12-04 07:33:50 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:18 - ID:1467561

    NEW YORK, Dec 4 (MENA) - The death toll from the Ebola epidemic has risen to 6,070 out of 17,145 cases as of Nov. 30, and the virus continues to spread intensely across Sierra Leone, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday, according ....

  • White House unable to list qualifications of Obama's choice for U.S. ambassador to Hungary

    Date: 2014-12-04 07:26:37 GMT - USA - World - SN:16 - ID:1467605

    WASHINGTON, Dec 4 (MENA) - The White House struggled on Tuesday to defend Colleen Bell, President Barack Obama's choice for U.S. ambassador to Hungary but failed. Bell, a top Obama reelection campaign bundler and a producer of the soap opera The ....

  • US court orders execution stay for mentally ill man

    Date: 2014-12-04 05:45:05 GMT - USA - World - SN:6 - ID:1467301

    WASHINGTON, Dec 3 (MENA) - A US appeals court has halted the execution of a schizophrenic Texas inmate who was due to be put to death on Wednesday, CNN reported. The 5th US Circuit Court of Appeals granted the reprieve less than eight hours ....

  • ICC ultimatum over Kenyan leader Uhuru Kenyatta's case

    Date: 2014-12-03 22:37:00 GMT - Netherlands - World - SN:167 - ID:1467129

    HAGUE, Dec 3 (MENA) - The International Criminal Court (ICC) has given prosecutors a one-week deadline to bring evidence against Kenya's president or to drop charges, the BBC news reported Wednesday. Further delays in President Uhuru Kenyatta's ....

  • Arab world witnesses humanitarian suffering: UN chief

    Date: 2014-12-03 22:33:50 GMT - Morocco - World - SN:165 - ID:1466781

    RABAT, Dec 3 (MENA) - UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon said that the Arab world is witnessing a wide-scale humanitarian suffering. The remarks were made as part of a speech delivered by Abdallah el-Dardari, ESCWA's Deputy Executive Secretary on ....

  • US condemns blast at Iranian envoy in Sanaa

    Date: 2014-12-03 22:32:59 GMT - USA - World - SN:164 - ID:1467085

    WASHINGTON, Dec 3 (MENA) – The US Department of State depolred Wednesday the deadly bombing attack on the Iranian ambassador's residence in Sanaa. "The US State Department condemned the bombing and expressed condolences to the families of the ....

  • Texas leads coalition of states in lawsuit against Obama immigration actions

    Date: 2014-12-03 21:59:46 GMT - USA - World - SN:158 - ID:1467093

    WASHINGTON, Dec 3 (MENA) - Texas Governor elect Greg Abbott announced Wednesday that Texas is leading a 17-state coalition suing the Obama administration over the president's executive actions on immigration, Fox news reported Wednesday. The ....

  • Venezuela indicts opposition leader Machado of plotting to kill Maduro

    Date: 2014-12-03 20:56:55 GMT - Venezuela - World - SN:152 - ID:1466893

    CARACAS, Dec 3 (MENA) - Venezuela has indicted hardline opposition leader Maria Corina Machado, charging that she participated in an alleged plot to try to kill Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, the Euronews reported Wednesday. The state ....

  • Scientist who discovered Ebola virus slams WHO for messing up response

    Date: 2014-12-03 19:55:21 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:143 - ID:1466609

    LONDON, Dec 3 (MENA) - The scientist who discovered Ebola has slammed the World Health Organisation for taking too long to declare state of emergency over the recent outbreak in West Africa, The Daily Mail reported. Peter Piot said it took '1,000 ....

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