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  • The plight of Kobane refugees in the face of ISIL terrorists

    Date: 2014-11-19 07:22:33 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:9 - ID:1362085

    SURUÇ, Urfa, Nov. 19 (MENA) – The air in Urfa, 874 kilometers south of the Turkish capital Ankara, was not very welcoming or warm, seething with harassment by men in civvies claiming to be working for the Turkish security apparatus. The road in ....

  • Protesters clash with police at Hong Kong legislature

    Date: 2014-11-19 06:14:14 GMT - Hong Kong - World - SN:7 - ID:1362053

    VICTORIA, Nov 19 (MENA) - Clashes have taken place between Hong Kong police and a small group of protesters who tried to break into parliament early on Wednesday, the BBC reported. Protesters used metal barricades to break down a side door at the ....

  • Cuomo declares state of emergency for snow

    Date: 2014-11-19 05:51:59 GMT - USA - World - SN:2 - ID:1361973

    WASHINGTON, Nov 19 (MENA) - New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo declared a state of emergency Tuesday for nearly a dozen counties affected by a winter snowstorm in Western New York and the North Country, ABC news reported. The counties now under a ....

  • Putin: 'US wants to subdue Russia, but no one did or ever will'

    Date: 2014-11-18 22:01:33 GMT - Russia - World - SN:175 - ID:1361585

    MOSCOW, Nov 18 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday that the US had no plans to humiliate Russia, but instead wanted to subdue it and no one had ever succeeded in doing so – and never will, Russia Today satellite channel ....

  • Spanish parliament adopts motion recognizing Palestinian statehood

    Date: 2014-11-18 21:58:05 GMT - Spain - World - SN:174 - ID:1361601

    MADRID, Nov 18 (MENA) - Spain's parliament adopted Tuesday a non-binding motion calling on the conservative government to recognize a Palestinian state in coordination with any similar EU move. The motion, proposed by the Socialists, calls on the ....

  • Shoukri leaves London for Copenhagen

    Date: 2014-11-18 21:49:57 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:172 - ID:1361605

    LONDON, Nov 18 (MENA) – Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukri left London on Tuesday heading for Copenhagen, wrapping up a one-day visit to the British capital. In London, Shoukri met with British National Security Adviser Kim Barock on efforts ....

  • Doha named host for 2019 World Athletics Championships

    Date: 2014-11-18 21:12:11 GMT - Qatar - World - SN:168 - ID:1361285

    MONACO, Nov 18 (MENA) – Doha won a competition on Tuesday to host the 2019 World Athletics Championships, beating competitors Barcelona and Eugene in the U.S. Doha will be the first Gulf and Middle East city to host the championships. The ....

  • Germany to keep 850 soldiers in Afghanistan

    Date: 2014-11-18 21:02:45 GMT - Germany - World - SN:167 - ID:1361485

    BERLIN, Nov 18 (MENA) - Germany plans to keep up to 850 soldiers in Afghanistan next year to help train local armed forces, a German defense ministry spokesman said on Tuesday. A slightly larger contingent than it had previously expected, Germany ....

  • Ex-U.K. minister sparks controversy over Al Quds synagogue attack

    Date: 2014-11-18 20:20:04 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:164 - ID:1361253

    LONDON, Nov 18 (MENA) - Former U.K. Cabinet Minister Sayeeda Warsi has stirred a twitter tiff over a comparison she made between occupation actions against Palestinians and attacks against Israeli settlers. “Israeli extremists storm Al Aqsa & ....

  • 10,000 Iraqis killed since beginning of year: UN

    Date: 2014-11-18 20:06:56 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:162 - ID:1361293

    NEW YORK, Nov 18 (MENA) – About 10,000 Iraqis were killed and 20,000 others injured since the start of the year, the United Nations said on Tuesday, expressing readiness to send a panel to Iraq to probe Daesh militant group's crimes. Daesh ....

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