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  • EU 'committed' to tackling ISIS after Kassig beheading

    Date: 2014-11-17 12:15:02 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:66 - ID:1349261

    BRUSSEL, Nov 17 (MENA) - The European Union said Monday it remains "fully committed" to tackling the threat posed by ISIS after it beheaded US aid worker Peter Kassig, The Daily Star reported. EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini and ....

  • Putin says sides not abiding peace deal in Ukraine

    Date: 2014-11-17 10:02:54 GMT - Russia - World - SN:32 - ID:1348593

    MOSCOW, Nov 17 (MENA) - Russia's president said he believes peace in Ukraine is possible but that neither side is fully holding up a truce struck in September, Novosti reported. Putin said he was convinced that it was possible to end the ....

  • 6.7 magnitude earthquake rattles New Zealand

    Date: 2014-11-17 08:54:23 GMT - New Zealand - World - SN:18 - ID:1347581

    WELLINGTON, Nov 17 (MENA) - A strong magnitude-6.7 earthquake that struck off the New Zealand coast Monday morning rattled much of the country but did not result in any initial reports of damage or injuries, Fox news reported. The quake hit 110 ....

  • N. Korea urges South to halt massive military drill

    Date: 2014-11-17 08:19:47 GMT - south korea - World - SN:15 - ID:1347669

    SEOUL, Nov 17 (MENA) - North Korea again urged South Korea Monday to suspend its ongoing large-scale military drill, claiming that the exercise has sent inter-Korean ties plunging into the worst crisis, Yonhap reported. The Hoguk defense exercise ....

  • Ottoman Empire died and will never be back to life again, Mardin Mayor tells MENA

    Date: 2014-11-17 07:53:22 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:12 - ID:1347329

    MARDIN, Turkey, Nov 17 (MENA) – A veteran Kurdish politician said the current government in Turkey wants to put the entire Middle East region, not just Egypt, under Ottoman control and re-build the Ottoman Empire, which died long time ago and can ....

  • State Dept. email offline after suspected hack attack

    Date: 2014-11-17 05:53:15 GMT - USA - World - SN:3 - ID:1346897

    WASHINGTON, Nov 17 (MENA) - The US State Department has reportedly shut down its unclassified email system as it evaluates potential damage caused by a possible hacker attack, Fox news reported. The department's email system was shut down in a ....

  • Far-right rally against radical Islamists held in Germany

    Date: 2014-11-16 22:35:17 GMT - Germany - World - SN:152 - ID:1346533

    BERLIN, Nov 16 (MENA) - A rally in Hanover called by self-proclaimed hooligans against radical Islamism has drawn a smaller crowd than expected and ended peacefully, Euro News reported on Sunday. Less than 3,000 people gathered outside the city's ....

  • Obama confirms death of Abdul-Rahman Kassig

    Date: 2014-11-16 22:17:52 GMT - USA - World - SN:147 - ID:1346565

    WASHINGTON, Nov 16 (MENA) – US President Barack Obama has confirmed the death of US aid worker Abdul-Rahman Kassig, whose beheading was shown in a video posted by Islamic State (IS), the BBC news reported. Obama called the act "pure evil" and ....

  • Merkel calls for using every opportunity for dialogue with Russia

    Date: 2014-11-16 20:29:54 GMT - Russia - World - SN:135 - ID:1346361

    BRISBANE, Australia, Nov 16 (MENA) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel says it is necessary to use every opportunity for a dialogue with Moscow, under the conditions of the Ukrainian crisis and worse relations between the West and Russia, Itar-Tass ....

  • Russian humanitarian convoy returns from Ukraine

    Date: 2014-11-16 20:06:20 GMT - Russia - World - SN:129 - ID:1346273

    MOSCOW, Nov 16 (MENA) - All 20 Russian Emergencies Ministry trucks have returned to the Russian side of the border in the Lugansk region, after spending about six hours in Ukraine, Russia Today reported. "The convoy consisted of ten fuel trucks, ....

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