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  • Pope Francis arrives in Albania to promote religious harmony

    Date: 2014-09-21 21:15:10 GMT - Albania - World - SN:153 - ID:985321

    TIRANA, Sept 21 (MENA) - Pope Francis has begun his first official European visit, touching down in Albania on Sunday morning, Euronews reported. The pontiff was greeted by the Albanian Prime Minister, Edi Rama, when he touched down in Tirana for a ....

  • Argentina's president receives threats from Daesh

    Date: 2014-09-21 20:04:07 GMT - Russia - World - SN:148 - ID:985205

    MOSCOW, Sept 21 (MENA) - Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez said that she had received threats from Daesh over her friendship with Pope Francis and Argentina's position on Palestinian issue, Ria Novosti reported Sunday. Following a meeting ....

  • John declares Syria regime has broken chemical weapons deal

    Date: 2014-09-21 19:44:13 GMT - USA - World - SN:146 - ID:985069

    WASHINGTON, Sept 21 (MENA) - US Secretary of State John Kerry has declared Syria had breached its commitments to stop using chemical weapons in the civil war by using chlorine gas in attacks earlier this year, the Telegraph reported. Following a ....

  • Tony Blair: fight against Isis could evolve to use 'combat force'

    Date: 2014-09-21 19:29:51 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:142 - ID:985009

    LONDON, Sept 21 (MENA) – UK former Prime Minister Tony Blair on Sunday said it was possible the fight against Islamic State (Isis) fighters in northern Iraq and Syria could “evolve over time” and therefore involve the use of “combat force”, The ....

  • Canada to revoke passports of citizens who leave to join extremist groups

    Date: 2014-09-21 18:46:53 GMT - Canada - World - SN:132 - ID:984849

    OTTAWA, Sept 21 (MENA) - The Canadian government has announced it will invalidate the travel documents of any citizen who travels overseas with the intention of joining extremist groups, RT reported. Under the long-established Canadian Passport ....

  • 2 al Shabab suspects arrested in Germany's Frankfurt

    Date: 2014-09-21 18:45:44 GMT - Germany - World - SN:130 - ID:984737

    FRANKFURT, Sept 21 (MENA) - German authorities have arrested two suspected members of the Somali-based extremist group al-Shabab after they landed at Frankfurt airport, ABC News reported on Sunday. The federal prosecutors' office said in a ....

  • British Muslims campaign against ISIS corruption of Islam: Huffington Post

    Date: 2014-09-21 18:43:04 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:127 - ID:984481

    LONDON, Sept 21 (MENA) - These young British Muslims have a message for the so-called “Islamic” State: Don’t murder innocents in my name, The Huffington Post reported. Activists led by Britain’s Active Change charity are spreading peace online, ....

  • Moscow police terminates picket in front of US embassy

    Date: 2014-09-21 17:11:45 GMT - Russia - World - SN:122 - ID:984501

    MOSCOW, Sept 21 (MENA) - Moscow's police terminated Sunday an unsanctioned picket in front of the US embassy in the center of Moscow, a spokesman for the Moscow police department told ITAR-TASS. A group of about 30 people gathered in front of the ....

  • Ashraf Ghani declared winner of Afghan presidential polls

    Date: 2014-09-21 15:46:16 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:108 - ID:983645

    KABUL, Sept 21 (MENA) - Afghanistan's election commission on Sunday named Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai as the winner of the country's presidential election, but the commission did not release final vote figures. The commission's announcement came hours ....

  • 5.3-magnitude earthquake hits western Greece

    Date: 2014-09-21 15:27:10 GMT - Greece - World - SN:103 - ID:983669

    ATHENS, Sept 21 (MENA) - An earthquake measuring 5.3 on the Richter scale hit western Greece on Sunday. The epicenter of the earthquake was in the region of the town of Nafpaktos and it occurred at a depth of 20 kilometers, according to Sofia ....

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