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  • France condemns terrorist attack in Yemen

    Date: 2014-12-17 17:23:45 GMT - France - World - SN:119 - ID:1559213

    PARIS, Dec 17 (MENA) – France condemned Wednesday the bomb attack in the town of Radaa, in Yemen, which claimed the lives of more than 20 people, most of them were children. "These acts are atrocious and (provoke) indignity," the French Foreign ....

  • French interior min. condemns insult to Muslims

    Date: 2014-12-17 17:21:41 GMT - France - World - SN:118 - ID:1559209

    PARIS, Dec 17 (MENA) - French interior minister Bernard Cazeneuve has condemned statements made by the writer Eric Zemmour about Muslims in France to the Italian daily Corriere della Sera. He expressed his support for Muslims in France, "who were ....

  • China funds development projects in Mauritania

    Date: 2014-12-17 16:42:12 GMT - Mauritania - World - SN:111 - ID:1559157

    NOUAKCHOTT, Dec 17 (MENA) - Mauritanian Minister for Economic Affairs and Development Sidi Ould Tah and China's Ambassador to Mauritania Wu Dong signed on Wednesday two economic and technical deals in Nouakchott. According to the agreements, ....

  • London student faces jail over Daesh bid

    Date: 2014-12-17 16:08:51 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:105 - ID:1559149

    LONDON, Dec 17 (MENA) - A student who wanted the black flag of Daesh to fly over Downing Street is facing jail after being found guilty of planning to join rebel forces in Syria. David Souaan, 20, wept in the dock as he was convicted of preparing ....

  • Britain was just days from Sydney-style siege -- Met. police chief

    Date: 2014-12-17 15:39:19 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:101 - ID:1558809

    LONDON, Dec 17 (MENA) - Britain was just "days away" from a terrorist attack similar to the Sydney siege before it was foiled by security services, the head of the Metropolitan Police has revealed, the Telegraph newspaper reported. Sir Bernard ....

  • 34 insurgents killed, 12 arrested in military operations across Afghanistan

    Date: 2014-12-17 14:56:12 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:95 - ID:1558601

    KABUL, Dec 17 (MENA) - The Interior Ministry of Afghanistan said on Wednesday that 34 insurgents were killed and 12 others arrested during clearance operations across the country, Khaama Press reported. A statement issued by the ministry states ....

  • Germany emerges as leading supplier to Israel’s navy

    Date: 2014-12-17 13:09:53 GMT - USA - World - SN:74 - ID:1557357

    WASHINGTON, Dec 17 (MENA - The German government said it would contribute to the purchase of four corvettes for the Israel Navy, reported World Tribune on its website Wednesday. The government said the subsidy for Israel was approved by the ....

  • Iran denounces Pakistani school massacre

    Date: 2014-12-17 11:45:40 GMT - Iran - World - SN:57 - ID:1556069

    TEHRAN, Dec 17 (MENA) - Iran has denounced Taliban’s attack on an army-run school in Pakistan’s northwestern city of Peshawar, which left at least 141 people dead, most of them children. “This is a totally un-Islamic and inhumane act. Terrorism, ....

  • Iran condoles with Pakistan over terrorist attack

    Date: 2014-12-17 11:38:58 GMT - Iran - World - SN:55 - ID:1556021

    TEHRAN, Dec 17 (MENA) - Iran's President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday condoled with the Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, government and nation over the loss of lives of several citizens in a terrorist attack, IRNA news agency reported. In ....

  • UN chief to travel to Ebola-hit countries: UN sources

    Date: 2014-12-17 10:18:29 GMT - USA - World - SN:36 - ID:1554445

    NEW YORK, Dec 17 (MENA) - UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon will travel to Ebola-hit countries in West Africa this week to raise awareness about the health crisis, UN officials said Tuesday. Ban is to make the announcement at a year-end press ....

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