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  • Ebola outbreak will end in 2015 - UN's Anthony Banbury

    Date: 2015-01-02 21:28:17 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:116 - ID:1663137

    NEW YORK, Jan 2 (MENA) - Outgoing head of the UN team fighting the disease Anthony Banbury said on Friday that the deadly Ebola outbreak will be ended in 2015, the BBC News reported. Banbury said the number of Ebola cases would be brought down to ....

  • Pakistan to alter constitution, form special terrorism court

    Date: 2015-01-02 20:48:17 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:114 - ID:1663145

    ISLAMABAD, Jan 2 (MENA) - Pakistan’s leadership has decided to amend the constitution and the army act to form special courts for the trial of alleged terrorists, ABC News quoted a minister as saying on Friday. Information minister Pervaiz ....

  • North Korea faces new US sanctions over Sony cyber-attack

    Date: 2015-01-02 20:32:27 GMT - USA - World - SN:109 - ID:1663113

    WASHINGTON, Jan 2 (MENA) - The US has imposed new sanctions on North Korea in response to a cyber-attack against Sony Pictures Entertainment, the BBC reported on Friday. President Barack Obama signed an executive order on Friday allowing ....

  • India says Pakistan fishing boat explodes

    Date: 2015-01-02 20:03:55 GMT - India - World - SN:105 - ID:1662997

    NEW DELHI, Jan 2 (MENA) - An Indian coast guard ship intercepted a Pakistani fishing boat suspected of carrying explosives in the Arabian Sea, and the four occupants of the vessel blew it up after a nearly hour-long chase, ABC News quoted India's ....

  • 3 people killed at giant mine in Indonesia

    Date: 2015-01-02 19:31:45 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:102 - ID:1662713

    JAKARTA, Jan 2 (MENA) - Three security personnel were found dead with bullet and machete wounds at a US-owned Freeport-McMoRan copper and gold mine in eastern Indonesia, local media cited police as saying on Friday. The three -- one security ....

  • Two American police officers injured in shootout with gunmen

    Date: 2015-01-02 19:27:18 GMT - USA - World - SN:101 - ID:1662941

    WASHINGTON, Jan 2 (MENA) - Authorities in West Virginia on Friday said two police officers were injured in a shootout with two suspects who were transporting the bodies of an elderly North Carolina couple, Fox News reported. The two Lewisburg ....

  • Chechnya embarking of new tactics of search for militant groupings

    Date: 2015-01-02 18:02:18 GMT - Russia - World - SN:93 - ID:1662753

    MOSCOW, Jan 2 (MENA) - Chechen Republic is embarking on a new tactics of search for and neutralization of paramilitary groupings, the press service of the regional government said, TASS news agency reported. “From now on, a new tactics of search ....

  • Indian police arrest 3 for gang raping young Japanese research scholar

    Date: 2015-01-02 18:00:15 GMT - India - World - SN:91 - ID:1662733

    NEW DELHI, Jan 2 (MENA) - Police say they have arrested three Indians for allegedly gang raping a young Japanese research scholar in a Buddhist pilgrimage center in eastern India, Fox News reported. Police officer Akhilesh Singh says police are ....

  • Husband, wife, child killed in knife attack in Greece

    Date: 2015-01-02 17:58:12 GMT - Greece - World - SN:88 - ID:1662701

    ATHENS, Jan 2 (MENA) - Greek police on Friday said a couple and their 12-year-old son have been stabbed to death in their apartment in northern Greece, and the alleged attacker was injured by falling from a balcony of the building, Fox News ....

  • Bungling extremists hack Bristol bus timetable website

    Date: 2015-01-02 17:17:23 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:85 - ID:1662509

    LONDON, Jan 2 (MENA) - A plot to disrupt travel across the Western world ended in mild inconvenience for people in the Bristol area – due to extremists misunderstanding the phrase ‘the West Country’, The Guardian said. A group calling themselves ....

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