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  • Scotland police to investigate CIA torture report

    Date: 2014-12-10 17:30:43 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:109 - ID:1512217

    LONDON, Dec 10 (MENA) - Police of Scotland are to consider a report on the CIA's treatment of al-Qaeda suspects as part of its probe into rendition flights, the BBC reported on Wednesday. The US Senate report said that the CIA carried out ....

  • Inmates set ablaze into Turkey's prison for maltreatment

    Date: 2014-12-10 17:29:44 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:107 - ID:1512205

    ANKARA, Dec 10 (MENA) - A raft of Turkish inmates set fire into a closed prisoner in the city of Elazig in protest at maltreatment, Turkey's NTV channel reported on Wednesday. Four inmates and two guards were suffocated due to fire ....

  • Ukraine to extend truce with separatists

    Date: 2014-12-10 17:25:08 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:104 - ID:1512153

    KIEV, Dec 10 (MENA) - Ukraine will continue upholding a truce with Russian-backed separatists following a day largely free of exchanges of fire between the warring sides, ABC News quoted a military spokesman in Kiev as saying Wednesday. Andriy ....

  • Ebola fighters are Time's 'Person of the Year'

    Date: 2014-12-10 17:20:58 GMT - USA - World - SN:101 - ID:1512145

    WASHINGTON, Dec 10 (MENA) - Time magazine has selected the Ebola fighters, who have fought to contain the deadliest Ebola outbreak in history, as its 2014 Person of the Year. The title, according to the magazine, goes to an individual or group ....

  • UK counter-terrorism police arrest man in terror raid

    Date: 2014-12-10 17:20:06 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:99 - ID:1511985

    LONDON, Dec 10 (MENA) - Counter-terrorism police have arrested a man on suspicion of fundraising and inciting terrorism overseas, the BBC reported. The 35-year-old was detained in Luton, Bedfordshire, and has been taken into custody in London, ....

  • Man arrested in West Midlands after police warning of security threat

    Date: 2014-12-10 17:15:25 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:95 - ID:1512141

    LONDON, Dec 10 (MENA) – UK counter-terrorism officers were investigating a possible jihadist plot to kill a police officer as they tried to establish the veracity of information that led to them warning staff to take extra security measures. West ....

  • Kerry summons Netanyahu to Rome for urgent meeting before PA bid to UN

    Date: 2014-12-10 16:06:47 GMT - Israel - World - SN:89 - ID:1511629

    GAZA CITY, Dec 10 (MENA) - US Secretary of State John Kerry has summoned Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to an urgent meeting next Monday ahead of a United Nations Security Council vote in two weeks on a Palestinian Authority timetable to ....

  • WB offers $90 mln emergency grant to Yemen

    Date: 2014-12-10 15:59:10 GMT - Yemen - World - SN:87 - ID:1511473

    SANAA, Dec 10 (MENA) - The World Bank (WB) Group’s Board of Executive Directors approved an emergency grant of US$million to reinforce the Yemeni government program designed to protect the most vulnerable segment of the population, according to The ....

  • British jet hits Daesh depot

    Date: 2014-12-10 15:08:11 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:78 - ID:1511077

    LONDON, Dec 10 (MENA) - A British jet has hit a Daesh depot in Anbar, Iraq. The UK Ministry of Defence said the Tornado GR4s aircraft had used a Paveway guided bomb to attack the target. (MENA) MI/MOH ....

  • U.N. expert: U.S. officials must be prosecuted for CIA torture

    Date: 2014-12-10 14:30:28 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:72 - ID:1510389

    GENEVA, Dec 10 (MENA) - Senior U.S. officials who authorized and carried out torture as part of former President George W. Bush's national security policy must be prosecuted, a top United Nations special investigator said Wednesday, according to CBC ....

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