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  • Latvia ‘regretful and perplexed’ over Russia ‘spy’ expulsion

    Date: 2014-11-16 20:03:35 GMT - Latvia - World - SN:127 - ID:1346289

    RIGA, Nov 16 (MENA) - Latvia’s foreign ministry has refused to accept the spying allegations that prompted the expulsion of former parliament deputy Aleksey Holostov from Russia, Russia Today channel reported. “All we can say at the moment, is ....

  • Russian warplanes risking safety of European airliners, says NATO chief

    Date: 2014-11-16 19:38:08 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:121 - ID:1346093

    LONDON, Nov 16 (MENA) - Russia is placing civilian flights at risk by dispatching jet fighters and bombers into European airspace without following safety procedures, according to NATO's secretary general. Jens Stoltenberg told the Telegraph that ....

  • Leaving EU would be disaster for UK - Italy PM

    Date: 2014-11-16 19:37:20 GMT - Italy - World - SN:120 - ID:1346121

    ROME, Nov 16 (MENA) - Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has said Britain leaving the European Union would be a "disaster" for both the UK and the other member states, Sky News reported Renzi, who became PM in February, added that Europe was "in ....

  • Austrian FM to meet with Egyptian expatriates over Islam law

    Date: 2014-11-16 18:53:03 GMT - Austria - World - SN:118 - ID:1346065

    VIENNA, Nov 16 (MENA) - Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz is scheduled on Nov. 24 to meet with Egyptian expatriates to discuss recent developments on the new law on Islam, expected to be approved by the Austrian parliament within ....

  • Senators to visit Guantanamo prison

    Date: 2014-11-16 18:39:10 GMT - USA - World - SN:114 - ID:1345729

    WASHINGTON, Nov 16 (MENA) - Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia is one of seven U.S. senators taking a fact-finding trip to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, media reported on Sunday. A news release from the Senate said the trip is set for Friday. It said ....

  • Erdogan claims Muslims beat Columbus to the Americas

    Date: 2014-11-16 17:42:13 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:105 - ID:1345745

    LONDON, Nov 16 (MENA) - Muslims discovered the Americas in the 12th century, nearly 300 years before Christopher Columbus made his famous voyage there, The Telegraph quoted Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the president of Turkey, as saying on Sunday. His ....

  • French president condemns beheading of US hostage by IS

    Date: 2014-11-16 17:22:44 GMT - France - World - SN:102 - ID:1345609

    PARIS, Nov 16 (MENA) - The murder of US hostage Peter Kassig and about 18 Syrian soldiers by the Islamic State (IS) or Daesh armed group was a “crime against humanity”, French President François Hollande said on Sunday. Prime Minister Manuel ....

  • Nigeria army 'retakes Chibok' from Boko Haram

    Date: 2014-11-16 16:40:25 GMT - Nigeria - World - SN:93 - ID:1345469

    ABUJA, Nov 16 (MENA) - The Nigerian army says it has recaptured the north-eastern town of Chibok, which was seized by Boko Haram militants on Thursday, BBC reported. Boko Haram fighters kidnapped more than 200 schoolgirls from the village in ....

  • Terror financiers living freely in Qatar, US discloses

    Date: 2014-11-16 15:41:21 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:87 - ID:1344525

    LONDON, Nov 16 (MENA) - Two of al-Qaeda’s most senior financiers are living with impunity in Qatar despite being on a worldwide terrorism blacklist, the Telegraph quoted an American official in charge of sanctions as disclosing on Sunday. The two ....

  • Landslide in Switzerland kills 2, injures 4

    Date: 2014-11-16 12:04:29 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:57 - ID:1342985

    BERN, Nov 16 (MENA) - Police say a landslide has buried a residential building in southern Switzerland, leaving two people dead, four injured and an unknown number missing, ABC News reported on Sunday. Police spokesman Marco Tutti said the ....

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