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  • Poll: 81% of Americans expect Daesh attack on US

    Date: 2014-12-11 10:51:56 GMT - USA - World - SN:45 - ID:1516089

    WASHINGTON, Dec 11 (MENA) - A majority of American voters want any Daesh terrorist captured by the United States sent to Guantanamo Bay rather than a federal prison, according to a latest Fox News poll. A large 81-percent majority expects Daesh ....

  • Moscow: CIA torture report asserts US blatant violations to human rights

    Date: 2014-12-11 10:07:07 GMT - Russia - World - SN:38 - ID:1515333

    MOSCOW, Dec 11 (MENA) - The report on torture in CIA secret prisons is another proof that the US authorities have systematically violated human rights, Russia’s human rights ombudsman Konstantin Dolgov said on Thursday, according to ITAR ....

  • Hong Kong police arrest defiant pro-democracy protesters

    Date: 2014-12-11 10:06:24 GMT - Hong Kong - World - SN:37 - ID:1515477

    VICTORIA, Dec 11 (MENA) - Hong Kong police have begun arresting protesters who refused to leave the main demonstration site being cleared Thursday, ABC news reported. Around 100 people have defied police orders to vacate the heart of the ....

  • Malaysia summons US ambassador

    Date: 2014-12-11 08:27:38 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:21 - ID:1514541

    KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 11 (MENA) - Malaysia has summoned the US ambassador after he questioned a government decision to retain and strengthen a controversial law limiting free speech. US envoy Joseph Yun was summoned on Wednesday, the Foreign ....

  • UN officials demand prosecutions for US torture

    Date: 2014-12-11 07:19:59 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:14 - ID:1514113

    NEW YORK, Dec 11 (MENA) - All senior U.S. officials and CIA agents who authorized or carried out torture like waterboarding as part of former President George W. Bush's national security policy must be prosecuted, top U.N. officials said as quoted ....

  • U.S. closes Bagram detention center, hands over last Afghan prisoners

    Date: 2014-12-11 06:56:46 GMT - USA - World - SN:12 - ID:1514029

    WASHINGTON, Dec 11 (MENA) - The U.S. has closed its controversial detention center near Bagram Air Base, leaving it with no prisoners in Afghanistan, after it turned over two Tunisian prisoners mentioned in the Senate Intelligence Committee's report ....

  • Suicide attack leaves 6 dead in Kabul

    Date: 2014-12-11 05:34:10 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:4 - ID:1513829

    KABUL, Dec 11 (MENA) - A suicide bomber killed six Afghan soldiers in an attack on a military minibus on Thursday, officials said, in the first attack in the capital Kabul for more than a week, the BBC reported. Another 10 people were wounded, ....

  • Russia president arrives in India for talks

    Date: 2014-12-10 22:15:19 GMT - India - World - SN:161 - ID:1513589

    NEW DELHI, Dec 10 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has arrived in India in a bid to enhance Moscow’s political and economic ties with New Delhi. Putin arrived in the Indian capital, New Delhi, on Wednesday night and is expected to ....

  • Taliban to intensify attacks on US nationals in Afghanistan

    Date: 2014-12-10 20:50:53 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:153 - ID:1513353

    KABUL, Dec 10 (MENA) - A Taliban spokesman in Afghanistan said that the group would "intensify attacks" targeting Americans in light of CIA torture report, CBS news reported Wednesday. The spokesman noted that the group has "always targeted ....

  • HRW director calls for CIA torture report probe

    Date: 2014-12-10 20:32:20 GMT - USA - World - SN:151 - ID:1513133

    WASHINGTON, Dec 10 (MENA) - Human Rights Watch executive director Kenneth Roth has called for the prosecution of US officials who are responsible for torture of al-Qaeda suspects following 11/9 attacks, CBS news reported. "Unless this important ....

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