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  • Hundreds protest in Paris in solidarity with besieged Kobani

    Date: 2014-10-18 22:39:45 GMT - France - World - SN:135 - ID:1152045

    PARIS, Oct 18 (MENA) - Hundreds of protesters have gathered Saturday in Paris in support of Kurdish fighters in the Syrian city of Kobani. The demonstrators hailed the Kurdish fighters' resistance against Daesh militants. Demonstrators also ....

  • Germany plans travel ban for home-grown extremists

    Date: 2014-10-18 22:37:32 GMT - Germany - World - SN:134 - ID:1152041

    BERLIN, Oct 18 (MENA) - Germany is to seize the identity cards of radical Islamists it suspects of planning to travel to Syria or Iraq, Euronews reported. Intelligence officials think around 450 people have left the country to join the militant ....

  • Afghanistan, Turkey sign strategic coop. deal

    Date: 2014-10-18 21:19:30 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:125 - ID:1151801

    KABUL, Oct 18 (MENA) - Afghanistan and Turkey on Saturday signed a strategic cooperation agreement during Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s visit to Kabul, Khaama News Agency reported. The strategic cooperation agreement signed by the ....

  • Malaysia expresses appreciation to UN member states for UNSC support

    Date: 2014-10-18 19:58:06 GMT - Italy - World - SN:120 - ID:1151553

    MILAN, Oct 18 (MENA) - Malaysian Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak expressed his appreciation to United Nations member states for voting Malaysia as a non-permanent member to the UN Security Council (UNSC), the state's Bernama News Agency ....

  • U.S. praises nomination of 2 Iraqi ministers

    Date: 2014-10-18 19:50:51 GMT - USA - World - SN:119 - ID:1151557

    WASHINGTON, Oct 18 (MENA) – The United States on Saturday hailed the Iraqi Parliament approval of Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi’s nominees for defense and interior ministries. In a statement on Saturday, the U.S. Department of State said that ....

  • Japan promises Ukraine $7 million in aid to repair infrastructures

    Date: 2014-10-18 18:41:55 GMT - Italy - World - SN:104 - ID:1151193

    TOKYO, Oct 18 (MENA) - Japan announced Saturday that it is prepared to extend to Ukraine an extra $7 million in aid for repairing damaged infrastructures in the east of the country and to purchase medical equipment, Japan’s central television ....

  • Hong Kong government, protesters to begin talks on Tuesday

    Date: 2014-10-18 17:04:15 GMT - Hong Kong - World - SN:86 - ID:1150081

    VICTORIA, Oct 18 (MENA) - Hong Kong's government said on Saturday that it will likely begin talks with student demonstrators on Tuesday, after nights of clashes between police and pro-democracy protesters, said The Voice of America. Hong Kong ....

  • Ferguson cop unlikely to face civil rights charges

    Date: 2014-10-18 14:12:15 GMT - USA - World - SN:64 - ID:1149841

    NEW YORK, Oct 18 (MENA) - The white Ferguson, Mo., cop who shot and killed an unarmed black teen is unlikely to face federal civil rights charges because of a lack of evidence, a new report said Friday. Police Officer Darren Wilson told ....

  • Polish lawmaker: arrested espionage suspects worked for Russia's military intelligence

    Date: 2014-10-18 13:21:45 GMT - Poland - World - SN:54 - ID:1149665

    WARSAW, Oct 18 (MENA) - A lawmaker said that a high-ranking Polish army officer and a civilian put under arrest in Poland on espionage charges worked for the Russian military intelligence, Fox News reported. The two men were detained for ....

  • Suicide bomber kills 3 Afghan security forces in Helmand

    Date: 2014-10-18 10:58:19 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:31 - ID:1147993

    KABUL, Oct 18 (MENA) - At least three Afghan police forces were killed when a suicide bomber targeted a convoy of the Afghan national army (ANA) and Afghan police forces in southern Helmand province. The incident also left six persons injured, ....

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