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  • Shoukri meets with British national security adviser

    Date: 2014-11-18 10:27:29 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:33 - ID:1356449

    LONDON, Nov 18 (MENA) - Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukri conferred on Tuesday with British National Security Advisor Kim Darock on the Egyptian-British relations, the situation in Jerusalem and Libya. The meeting also took up a set of ....

  • Moscow hopes "point of no return" not passed in relations with EU :Lavrov

    Date: 2014-11-18 09:44:15 GMT - Belarus - World - SN:24 - ID:1356017

    MINSK, Nov 18 (MENA) - Moscow hopes that the “point of no return” in the relations between Russia and the European Union has not yet been passed, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Tuesday at a joint session of collegiums of Russian and ....

  • Global terror attack deaths rose sharply in 2013, says report

    Date: 2014-11-18 07:41:49 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:15 - ID:1354993

    LONDON, Nov 18 (MENA) - The number of deaths from terrorism increased by 61% between 2012 and 2013, a study into international terrorism says, according to the BBC. There were nearly 10,000 terrorist attacks in 2013, a 44% increase from the ....

  • Suicide attack in Afghan capital kills 2

    Date: 2014-11-18 07:41:39 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:14 - ID:1355149

    KABUL, Nov 18 (MENA - A suicide attack targeted a base for foreign contract workers in Kabul on Tuesday morning, killing at least two security guards, The New York Times quoted the authorities as saying. The attack involved a truck laden with ....

  • Two killed as bomb hits school van in Parachinar

    Date: 2014-11-18 07:41:29 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:13 - ID:1354997

    ISLAMABAD, Nov 18 (MENA) - Two people including a child were killed and several others injured when a bomb hit a school van on Tuesday, official sources said, according to Geo.TV The sources said that a roadside bomb hit the school van in Nasti ....

  • Removal of barricades begins at HK protest site

    Date: 2014-11-18 06:45:20 GMT - Hong Kong - World - SN:5 - ID:1354865

    VICTORIA CITY, Nov 18 (MENA) - Workers in Hong Kong on Tuesday started clearing away barricades at one site of the student protest that has rocked the city for the last two months, ABC News reported. The removal comes after a Hong Kong court ....

  • Colombia's president demands release of general taken captive by rebel

    Date: 2014-11-18 06:35:35 GMT - Colombia - World - SN:4 - ID:1354873

    BOGOTA, Nov 18 (MENA) – Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos demanded that Colombia's largest rebel group immediately release an army general it captured, saying the resumption of suspended talks to end the half-century-old conflict depend on it, ....

  • 9 killed in Thai military helicopter crash

    Date: 2014-11-17 22:38:39 GMT - Thailand - World - SN:194 - ID:1354549

    BANGKOK, Nov 17 (MENA) - A Thai army spokesman said a helicopter carrying a deputy regional army commander and eight other officers has crashed and all persons on abroad were confirmed dead, Fox news reported. Spokesman Col. Winthai Suvaree said ....

  • Almost 36m people live in modern slavery - report

    Date: 2014-11-17 22:18:16 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:191 - ID:1354557

    LONDON, Nov 17 (MENA) - Nearly 36 million people worldwide, or 0.5% of the world's population, live as slaves, a survey by anti-slavery campaign group Walk Free says, the BBC reported. The group's Global Slavery Index says India has the most ....

  • Kerry says US not intimidated by Daesh

    Date: 2014-11-17 21:56:04 GMT - USA - World - SN:188 - ID:1354501

    WASHINGTON, Nov 17 (MENA) - US Secretary of State John Kerry issued a warning Monday to Daesh militants that "we are not intimidated" after another American hostage was killed, ABC News reported. Kerry said the brutality of the Daesh group and ....

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