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  • Rasmussen: NATO would consider any Iraq request for Daesh help

    Date: 2014-09-05 14:37:22 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:69 - ID:907831

    NEWPORT/ WALES, Sept 5 (MENA) - NATO would "seriously" consider any request from Iraq for assistance in a war against insurgents from the so called Daesh, NATO chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen has said. "We haven't received any request for NATO ....

  • Monsoon flooding kills 73 in Pakistan

    Date: 2014-09-05 13:55:43 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:62 - ID:907724

    ISLAMABAD, Sept 5 (MENA) - Torrential monsoon rains have triggered flash floods in Pakistan, killing at least 43 people in the central province of Punjab and 30 in the Himalayas, Ria Novosti cited Pakistani officials as saying Friday. "Most of ....

  • NATO leaders approve rapid force to counter Russian threat

    Date: 2014-09-05 12:52:44 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:55 - ID:907708

    NEWPORT/ WALES, Sept 5 (MENA) -Seeking to counter Russian aggression, NATO leaders, including Canada, approved plans Friday to post several thousand troops in Eastern Europe who could quickly mobilize if an alliance country in the region were to ....

  • Paper: Britain gears up for war on Daesh in Iraq and Syria

    Date: 2014-09-05 11:43:43 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:47 - ID:907501

    LONDON, Sept 5 (MENA) - Britain could launch air strikes in Iraq and Syria within weeks after David Cameron set out a potential timetable for a military intervention and pledged to “use everything we have in our armoury” to wipe out terrorists. ....

  • Muslim community in UK condemns Daesh barbaric acts

    Date: 2014-09-05 11:21:26 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:42 - ID:907537

    LONDON, Sept 5 (MENA) – The Muslim community in the UK condemned Friday the barbaric and brutal acts perpetrated by Daesh militants. The condemnation came in a joint statement issued by the Muslim Council of Scotland, the Muslim Council in ....

  • US announces forming coalition against Daesh

    Date: 2014-09-05 10:33:41 GMT - USA - World - SN:36 - ID:907499

    WASHINGTON, Sept 5 (MENA) - The US announced Friday that it formed a coalition to expand operations against Daesh, according to Sky News. Some NATO members, including Britain, France and Canada, have already participated in humanitarian airdrops ....

  • Heavy monsoon rains kill over 40 in Pakistan

    Date: 2014-09-05 09:17:51 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:27 - ID:907347

    ISLAMABAD, Sept 5 (MENA) - Heavy monsoon rains killed 40 people across Pakistan as flash flood inundated villages, prompting authorities to send troops to evacuate residents and assist in the emergency, ABC News quoted officials as saying ....

  • Japan FM to visit Germany for talks on Ukraine, global issues

    Date: 2014-09-05 07:18:27 GMT - Japan - World - SN:17 - ID:907203

    TOKYO, Sept 5 (MENA) - Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida said Friday he will visit Germany from Monday to Tuesday for talks with his German counterpart Frank-Walter Steinmeier on global issues such as the crises in Ukraine, Syria and Iraq, as ....

  • S. Korean health authorities quarantine Nigerian national with high fever

    Date: 2014-09-05 07:17:18 GMT - south korea - World - SN:16 - ID:907204

    SEOUL, Sept 5 (MENA) - South Korean health authorities said Friday they have quarantined a Nigerian national with high fever as a precautionary move as they check to see whether the person has been infected with the Ebola virus, Yonhap ....

  • Ukrainian president, pro-Russia rebel leader say they will order ceasefires

    Date: 2014-09-05 07:03:25 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:14 - ID:907181

    KIEV, Sept 5 (MENA) - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and the main pro-Russian separatist leader said they would both order ceasefires on Friday, provided an agreement is signed on a new peace plan to end the five-month war in Ukraine's east, ....

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