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  • UK parl't Palestine vote 'symbolic': source

    Date: 2014-10-08 13:10:49 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:78 - ID:1083861

    LONDON, Oct 8 (MENA) - A British parliamentary source said on Wednesday that Monday's vote on the Palestinian statehood recognition would be "symbolic" and would not lead to a significant change in the government's policies. "Backbench MPs will ....

  • Four arrested in ‘significant’ terror plot probe in UK

    Date: 2014-10-08 12:38:12 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:69 - ID:1083737

    LONDON, Oct 8 (MENA) - British counter-terrorism police are continuing to question four suspects in what Scotland Yard says is an "Islamist-related" plot, the BBC reported. The men, all aged 20 or 21, were arrested in raids throughout the day on ....

  • Report: Daesh’s U.S. ammunition may have been seized from Free Syrian Army

    Date: 2014-10-08 12:15:27 GMT - USA - World - SN:63 - ID:1082825

    WASHINGTON, Oct 8 (MENA) - The terrorists in Iraq and Syria (Daesh) have employed ammunition from the United States, the World Tribune reported. The Conflict Armament Research has documented Daesh’s use of U.S. light weapons and ammunition in the ....

  • Airstrikes target Daesh fighters in border town

    Date: 2014-10-08 12:13:38 GMT - Syria - World - SN:59 - ID:1083173

    DAMASCUS, Oct 8 (MENA) - Two new airstrikes have reportedly been carried out against Daesh targets around the Syrian border town of Kobani, Sky News network reported. Thick black smoke could be seen billowing into the air from a hill on the ....

  • France will ask for resuming Palestinian-Israeli talks soon in Cairo

    Date: 2014-10-08 12:10:19 GMT - France - World - SN:56 - ID:1083413

    PARIS, Oct 8 (MENA) - French Foreign Ministry spokesman Romain Nadal said Paris will ask for a resumption of the indirect Palestinian-Israeli talks in Cairo soon during the Gaza reconstruction conference, slated for Sunday in Cairo. In statements ....

  • Moscow strongly condemns outside attempts to change regimes in sovereign states - Lavrov

    Date: 2014-10-08 12:08:25 GMT - Russia - World - SN:55 - ID:1083181

    MOSCOW, Oct 8 (MENA) - Moscow strongly condemns the attempts to change the regime in sovereign states from the outside, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said after talks with his Venezuelan counterpart Rafael Ramirez on Wednesday, TASS news ....

  • Kenya's President Kenyatta at ICC in The Hague

    Date: 2014-10-08 11:19:37 GMT - Netherlands - World - SN:47 - ID:1082829

    THE HAGUE, Oct 8 (MENA) - Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta has become the first sitting head of state to appear before the International Criminal Court in The Hague, the BBC reported. President Kenyatta is facing charges of crimes against ....

  • Belgium gets new gov't after nearly five months without one

    Date: 2014-10-08 09:21:16 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:29 - ID:1081961

    BRUSSELS, Oct 8 (MENA) - Belgium is at last about to have a government ending nearly five months without one since the May 25 elections, euronews reported. Four centre-right parties agreed on Tuesday to form a coalition consisting of three ....

  • Hammond leaves for US

    Date: 2014-10-08 09:21:07 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:28 - ID:1081937

    LONDON, Oct 8 (MENA) - UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond left for Washington Wednesday for talks with his US counterpart John Kerry. A spokesman for the UK Foreign Office said the talks in Washington will focus on efforts to counter Daesh ....

  • Kurds clash with Salafis in Hamburg, 14 injured

    Date: 2014-10-08 09:14:16 GMT - Germany - World - SN:27 - ID:1081945

    BERLIN, Oct 8 (MENA) - Police in the northern German city of Hamburg said 14 people were injured overnight in clashes between Kurdish protesters and members of a hard-line Islamic movement, ABC news reported. Police spokeswoman Karina Sadowsky ....

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