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  • US drone kills 4 militants in Pakistan

    Date: 2014-11-26 07:53:23 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:15 - ID:1412269

    ISLAMABAD, Nov 26 (MENA) - Pakistani intelligence officials said a suspected US drone strike has killed four alleged militants in the country’s tribal region along the Afghan border. They say the missiles struck a compound today in the town of ....

  • Argentine president reappears in public after recovery

    Date: 2014-11-26 07:21:57 GMT - Argentina - World - SN:11 - ID:1411861

    BUENOS AIRES, Nov 26 (MENA) - Argentine President Cristina Fernandez made her first public appearance Tuesday after a nearly month-long recovery from an infection, Fox news reported. Fernandez made a speech at the closing session of the Argentine ....

  • Sisi welcomes AXA's intention to initiate business in Egyptian market

    Date: 2014-11-25 22:50:54 GMT - France - World - SN:181 - ID:1411341

    PARIS, Nov 25 (MENA) – President Abdel Fattah El Sisi welcomed on Tuesday French AXA group's intention to start work in Egypt. The president made the remarks during a meeting with AXA's CEO Henri de Castries, presidential spokesman Alla Yusuf ....

  • Sisi meets chairman of Italian parl't foreign committee, heads of FAO, WFP

    Date: 2014-11-25 22:42:16 GMT - Italy - World - SN:180 - ID:1411321

    ROME, Nov 25 (MENA) – President Abdel Fattah El Sisi has met with Chairman of the Italian parliament's Foreign Affairs Committee Fabrizio Cicchitto, head of the UN World Food Programme (WFP) Ertharin Cousin and head of the UN Food and Agriculture ....

  • Denmark to vote on recognition of Palestine in Jan.

    Date: 2014-11-25 22:28:01 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:178 - ID:1411165

    LONDON, Nov 25 (MENA) - The Danish Parliament will vote in January on the recognition of a Palestinian state, according to The Observer. A first debate regarding the issue will be conducted in two weeks, while the Danish prime minister and ....

  • UN sounds alarm to end ‘global pandemic’ of violence against women

    Date: 2014-11-25 21:02:31 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:171 - ID:1411125

    NEW YORK, Nov 25 (MENA) - Violence against women and girls is a global pandemic that destroys lives, fractures communities and holds back development, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said as the world body today marked the International ....

  • Security Council extends UN mission in S. Sudan through May 2015

    Date: 2014-11-25 20:35:12 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:167 - ID:1410973

    NEW YORK, 25 Nov (MENA) – The Security Council extended Tuesday the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) for an additional six months, expressing "grave alarm about the further deteriorating political, security and humanitarian crisis", ....

  • Jihadist mocks at British intelligence for failing to prevent him from traveling to Syria

    Date: 2014-11-25 20:29:08 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:166 - ID:1410981

    LONDON, Nov 25 (MENA) - A British jihadist mocked at the UK intelligence bodies for failing to prevent him from traveling to Syria to join Daesh. In tweet of the jihadist, he termed the intelligence bodies as "lean". (MENA) MHK/AI ....

  • Bangladesh 'Hajj critic' AL Siddique is arrested

    Date: 2014-11-25 18:58:23 GMT - Bangladesh - World - SN:153 - ID:1410281

    DHAKA, Nov 25 (MENA) - A senior Bangladeshi politician who criticised the annual Hajj pilgrimage made by Muslims to Mecca has been arrested in Dhaka, the BBC reported. Abdul Latif Siddique was denied bail and sent to jail on charges of insulting ....

  • U.N. says Islamic State got up to $45 million in ransoms

    Date: 2014-11-25 17:44:24 GMT - USA - World - SN:141 - ID:1410033

    WASHINGTON, Nov 25 (MENA) - Islamic State, which controls a large swath of Syria and Iraq, has received between $35 million and $45 million in ransom payments in the past year, Wall Street Journal quoted a U.N. expert monitoring sanctions against al ....

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