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  • Spanish potholer rescued after 12 days trapped in Peru cave

    Date: 2014-10-01 07:50:18 GMT - Peru - World - SN:15 - ID:1047433

    LIMA, Oct 1 (MENA) - A Spanish caver has been freed after being trapped in a 400m deep cave in Peru for 12 days. Cecilio Lopez Sanchez was hoisted out of the cave near Chachapoyas in north-eastern Peru on Tuesday. Sanchez, a native of Madrid, ....

  • Taliban claims responsibility for Kabul attacks

    Date: 2014-10-01 07:50:04 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:14 - ID:1047277

    KABUL, Oct 1 (MENA) - The Taliban movement said they had carried out the attacks against a bus carrying troops in Kabul, the BBC reported. At least seven Afghan soldiers have died and many were injured after a suicide bomber targeted the bus in ....

  • Arab zero hour for Daesh - US paper

    Date: 2014-09-30 22:06:45 GMT - USA - World - SN:128 - ID:1046641

    NEW YORK, Sept 30 (MENA) – Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of Daesh, has created a cult of violence that makes the elimination of all nonbelievers the cornerstone of a movement whose avowed objective is a restored Islamic caliphate but whose raison ....

  • Pentagon says 310 attack from air conducted against Daesh militants

    Date: 2014-09-30 21:46:01 GMT - USA - World - SN:122 - ID:1046629

    WASHINGTON, Sept 30 (MENA) - The US and its coalition partners have conducted nearly 310 attacks from the air against Daesh militants in Iraq and Syria, Pentagon Press Secretary Navy Adm. John Kirby said today. The overnight airstrikes totaled ....

  • US spends nearly $1 billion fighting Daesh- think tank

    Date: 2014-09-30 21:44:51 GMT - USA - World - SN:120 - ID:1046549

    WASHINGTON, Sept 30 (MENA) - The first wave of US military attacks against Daesh has cost nearly $1 billion, the CNN cited a military think tank. Costs could rise to as much as $1.8 billion a month if the US military presence grows to 25,000 ....

  • Egypt to increase ready-made clothing exports to UK -- official

    Date: 2014-09-30 19:15:09 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:109 - ID:1045697

    LONDON, Sept 30 (MENA) – Head of Egypt's Ready Made Garments Export Council Mohamad Qasem said on Tuesday that the Egyptian clothing and textile factories would increase exports to the United Kingdom. Speaking to MENA during a garment exhibition ....

  • UNESCO calls to save Iraq’s cultural heritage

    Date: 2014-09-30 17:41:03 GMT - France - World - SN:96 - ID:1045617

    PARIS, Sept 30 (MENA) - Iraq’s cultural heritage is under threat and in urgent need of protection, concluded participants at a meeting held on Tuesday at UNESCO’s Paris Headquarters. The event was organised by the delegations of France and Iraq ....

  • British deputy PM requests meeting with Chinese envoy over HK protests

    Date: 2014-09-30 17:36:56 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:94 - ID:1045585

    LONDON, Sept 30 (MENA) – British Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg said on Tuesday he had requested an urgent meeting with the Chinese ambassador to express his "dismay and alarm" over the handling of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong. "I am ....

  • Female extremist group neutralized in Kyrgyzstan

    Date: 2014-09-30 16:16:01 GMT - Kyrgyzstan - World - SN:88 - ID:1045237

    BISHKEK, Sept 30 (MENA) - Seven young women aged from 20 to 25, members of the outlawed Hizb ut-Tahrir extremist religious party, have been detained in Kyrgyzstan's southwestern Jalal-Abad region, a spokesman for Kyrgyzstan's interior ministry told ....

  • Start of anti-Russian sanctions lift may be discussed at October EU summit-Diplomat

    Date: 2014-09-30 16:14:01 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:87 - ID:1045229

    BRUSSELS, Sept 30 (MENA) – The issue of gradually canceling the European Union’s sanctions against Russia may be raised at an EU summit on October 23-24, depending on Ukraine developments, ITAR-TASS news agency reported Tuesday, quoting an East ....

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