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  • French Muslims condemn terror acts committed for religious reasons

    Date: 2014-10-04 15:07:16 GMT - France - World - SN:39 - ID:1067101

    PARIS, Oct 4 (MENA) – Head of the French Council of the Muslim Faith Dalil Boubakeur condemned on Saturday terror acts that were committed in the name of Islam. "Such acts deform the image of Islam," he said, asserting, true message of Islam "is ....

  • No Eid celebrations for India minister for flood victims

    Date: 2014-10-04 14:43:15 GMT - India - World - SN:38 - ID:1067157

    NEW DELHI, Oct 4 (MENA) - Minority affairs minister Najma Heptulla on Saturday said she would not celebrate Eidul-Adha this year, in view of the recent floods in Jammu and Kashmir and the stampede in Patna, the Indo-Asian News Agency reported. In a ....

  • Cameron pledges to 'use all assets' to find hostages, defeat Daesh

    Date: 2014-10-04 13:13:20 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:33 - ID:1066829

    LONDON, Oct 4 (MENA) - UK Prime Minister David Cameron issued a statement in which he pledged to "use all the assets" in order to find and help hostages taken by the Daesh and defeat the militant group, Sky News reported Saturday. "We will use ....

  • Paris mayor wishes Muslims happy Eid

    Date: 2014-10-04 12:16:08 GMT - France - World - SN:30 - ID:1066437

    PARIS, Oct 4 (MENA) - Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo extended on Saturday best wishes to Muslims in France on the advent of Eidul Adha. The mayor made the remarks during her second visit to Grand Mosque of Paris in one week. Muslims in France used ....

  • Six killed in Kohat bus blast

    Date: 2014-10-04 09:59:24 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:22 - ID:1065957

    ISLAMABAD, Oct 4 (MENA) - Six people were killed and 12 others injured when a blast occurred on a passenger bus at Peshawar Chowk in Kohat Saturday morning, Geo TV reported. According to police, miscreants had planted a bomb near the bus station ....

  • Video purportedly shows ISIS beheading of British hostage Alan Henning

    Date: 2014-10-03 21:43:05 GMT - USA - World - SN:102 - ID:1064369

    WASHINGTON, Oct 3 (MENA) - An Internet video released Friday purportedly shows an Islamic State fighter beheading captured British aid worker Alan Henning and threatening another American captive in the fourth such killing carried out by the ....

  • France condemns killing of 9 UN soldiers in Mali attack

    Date: 2014-10-03 21:40:13 GMT - France - World - SN:100 - ID:1064325

    PARIS, Oct 3 (MENA) - The French authorities on Friday condemned the killing of nine UN soldiers in an attack in northern Mali earlier and Paris expressed support for the ongoing UN mission in that country. The nine soldiers were from Niger and ....

  • Shelling of Donetsk residential areas inadmissible — EU's Ashton

    Date: 2014-10-03 21:01:59 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:97 - ID:1064305

    KIEV, Oct 3 (MENA) - The European Union’s outgoing High Commissioner for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Catherine Ashton, said on Friday shelling of residential areas in eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk is inadmissible. Eastern Ukraine's ....

  • Japan offers $22 mil. to tackle Ebola outbreak

    Date: 2014-10-03 20:47:11 GMT - Japan - World - SN:95 - ID:1064201

    TOKYO, Oct 3 (MENA) - Japan plans to provide 22 million dollars in emergency aid for international efforts to contain the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, according to NHK World. The grant announced on Friday are part of 40 million dollars in ....

  • UNSMIL condemns escalation of violence in Libya, calls for end to fighting

    Date: 2014-10-03 20:07:33 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:94 - ID:1063977

    NEW YORK, Oct 3 (MENA) - The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) strongly condemns the latest escalation of violence in Benghazi and other parts of the country, which is causing more bloodshed and destruction. The latest violence acts ....

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