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  • French FM meets his British opposite number

    Date: 2014-09-16 14:31:41 GMT - France - World - SN:92 - ID:951717

    PARIS, Sept 16 (MENA) - French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius received British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond Tuesday. The meeting took up means to combat Daesh group and end the Ukrainian crisis, said Spokesman for the French Foreign ....

  • Italian Interior Minister: Nnew rules to prevent Daesh recruitment

    Date: 2014-09-16 11:43:42 GMT - Italy - World - SN:60 - ID:950201

    ROME, Sept 16 (MENA) - New rules are in the works to seal "a hole" in Italian laws to better deal with any citizen who chooses to fight on the side of terrorist groups such as Daesh, Interior Minister Angelino Alfano said. He warned that the ....

  • U.S. military to lead Ebola fight

    Date: 2014-09-16 08:33:33 GMT - USA - World - SN:28 - ID:948237

    WASHINGTON, Sept 16 (MENA) - President Obama will announce Tuesday that the U.S. military will take the lead in overseeing what has been a chaotic and widely criticized response to the worst Ebola outbreak in history, dispatching up to 3,000 ....

  • Japan rules out military support for U.S. fight against Islamic State

    Date: 2014-09-16 07:57:08 GMT - Japan - World - SN:25 - ID:948361

    TOKYO, Sept 16 (MENA) - Japan does not plan to provide any military support to the United States or other countries joining a coalition to fight Islamic State extremists in Iraq, Kyodo reported qutoing the top government spokesman as having said ....

  • Paper: Iran won’t join U.S. in Daesh fight

    Date: 2014-09-16 07:40:33 GMT - USA - World - SN:20 - ID:947837

    WASHINGTON, Sept 16 (MENA) - Iran on Monday spurned an American request for cooperation in the fight against Daesh militants, but the United States said the door remains open to a rare opportunity to make common cause with its principal adversary in ....

  • ISAF said one of soldiers shot dead by individual wearing army uniform

    Date: 2014-09-16 07:31:42 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:18 - ID:948089

    KABUL, Sept 16 (MENA) - The International Security Assistance Force known as ISAF announced Tuesday that one of its troops died after being shot by an individual wearing an Afghan army uniform, ABC news reported. The attack raises the possibility ....

  • Typhoon hits China, forcing cancellation of dozens of flights

    Date: 2014-09-16 07:13:31 GMT - China - World - SN:16 - ID:947905

    BEIJING, Sept 16 (MENA) - A typhoon struck China's southernmost island of Hainan on Tuesday, forcing the cancellation of dozens of flights as it headed northwest toward Vietnam, ABC news reported. About 90,000 people in southern China were ....

  • Japanese premier in US for UNGA meetings

    Date: 2014-09-16 06:43:48 GMT - Japan - World - SN:13 - ID:947425

    TOKYO, Sept 16 (MENA) - Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit New York for five days from Sept. 22 to attend the U.N. General Assembly, Kyodo quoted Japan's top government spokesman as saying Tuesday. Abe is scheduled to make speeches ....

  • US deputy spokesperson: US continues to back Egypt in fighting terrorism

    Date: 2014-09-16 06:33:55 GMT - USA - World - SN:11 - ID:947361

    WASHINGTON, Sept 16 (MENA) – US State Department Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf said on Tuesday that the US would continue to support Egypt in combating terrorism, especially in Sinai. Harf, speaking to reporters in Washington, said US Secretary ....

  • Suicide attack kills 16 people in Kabul

    Date: 2014-09-16 06:20:02 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:9 - ID:947369

    KABUL, Sept 16 (MENA) - A Taliban suicide car bomber has attacked a foreign military convoy in the Afghan capital, Kabul, injuring 16 people, the BBC reported quoting Afghan officials. The blast took place on the airport road near the US embassy at ....

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