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  • Bulgaria imam charged with terrorism incitement

    Date: 2014-11-26 21:52:58 GMT - Bulgaria - World - SN:186 - ID:1419529

    SOFIA, Nov 26 (MENA) - Bulgarian prosecutors have charged a Muslim religious leader and six others with spreading war propaganda for the Daesh group, ABC News reported. Deputy Prosecutor General Borislav Sarafov told reporters Wednesday that six ....

  • Tetley insures taste buds of its $1.6 million 'tea tester'

    Date: 2014-11-26 21:12:48 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:183 - ID:1419453

    LONDON, Nov 26 (MENA) - Tea maker Tetley has insured one of its most valuable assets for $1.6 million - the tongue of its top tea taster, ABC news reported. The prized palate belongs to 32 year old Sebastian Michaelis, the so-called "master ....

  • UN aid chief Valerie Amos to step down

    Date: 2014-11-26 21:12:18 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:182 - ID:1419457

    NEW YORK, Nov 26 (MENA) - United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon announced on Wednesday that Valerie Amos would step down as the Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator at the end of March. “I would ....

  • Spanish police smash human trafficking ring smuggling Syrians to Europe

    Date: 2014-11-26 21:05:24 GMT - Spain - World - SN:181 - ID:1419353

    MADRID, Nov 26 (MENA) - Spanish police say they have broken up a human trafficking ring smuggling people fleeing the Syrian conflict into Europe. At least 18 arrests were made in Madrid. Those detained include the suspected head of the operation, ....

  • 2 Killed, 3 wounded in shooting incident in western Germany

    Date: 2014-11-26 20:56:05 GMT - Germany - World - SN:179 - ID:1419345

    BERLIN, Nov 26 (MENA) - Two people were killed while three others wounded Wednesday in a shooting incident at a residential area in the city of Hamm, Russia Today reported. The motive behind the incident remains unknown. An investigation into the ....

  • Population, development top Egypt's priorities: ambassador to India

    Date: 2014-11-26 20:53:59 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:178 - ID:1419265

    CAIRO, Nov 26 (MENA) - Egyptian Ambassador to India Hatem Tag Eldin said Wednesday that the population and development issues top the priorities of the Egyptian leadership. Tag Eldin made these remarks while delivering a speech, on behalf of ....

  • Afghan parliament declares national unity government ‘illegitimate’

    Date: 2014-11-26 20:42:03 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:174 - ID:1419101

    KABUL, Nov 26 (MENA) - Afghanistan's Lower House of Parliament - Wolesi Jirga called the national unity government illegitimate for being failed to announce the new cabinet, Khamaa Press reported on Wednesday. Lower House Speaker Abdul Rauf ....

  • Russia sends humanitarian aid to Palestine

    Date: 2014-11-26 20:12:30 GMT - Russia - World - SN:164 - ID:1419125

    MOSCOW, Nov 26 (MENA) - The Russian Emergencies Ministry has sent humanitarian aid to Palestine, ministry spokesperson Alexander Drobyshevsky said Wednesday, Sputnik news agency reported. "Today the IL-76 aircraft departed for Amman, Jordan, ....

  • Kerry to head to EU for mainly Daesh, Afghanistan talks

    Date: 2014-11-26 20:10:02 GMT - USA - World - SN:163 - ID:1419133

    WASHINGTON, Nov 26 (MENA) - US Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Brussels, Basel and then London next week for a NATO meeting, the State Department said Wednesday. He will attend a meeting of NATO foreign ministers in Brussels December ....

  • Events in Ferguson reveal flaws in US democracy: Russian Foreign Ministry

    Date: 2014-11-26 20:09:36 GMT - Russia - World - SN:162 - ID:1419089

    MOSCOW, Nov 26 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Ministry said that the crackdown on protests in Ferguson revealed the flawed nature of US democracy and a deep racial rift in the society, Sputnik News Agency reported Wednesday. “The authorities’ actions ....

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