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  • Majority of Britons opposed to bombing Daesh in Iraq, Syria

    Date: 2014-09-02 10:52:54 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:50 - ID:902596

    LONDON, Sept 2 (MENA) - Only one in three people supports Britain launching air strikes against Daesh in Iraq and Syria, according to a survey for The Independent. David Cameron yesterday left the door open to Britain joining the United States, ....

  • Tropical storm Dolly forms off Mexico's coast

    Date: 2014-09-02 10:39:02 GMT - Mexico - World - SN:45 - ID:902248

    MEXICO CITY, Sept 2 (MENA) – Tropical Storm Dolly has formed off Mexico's coast over the Bay of Campeche. The storm's maximum sustained winds early Tuesday are near 45 mph (75 kph) with additional strengthening forecast until it makes landfall. ....

  • Pope Tawadros II leads Mass at Saint-Maurice Abbey

    Date: 2014-09-02 10:38:22 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:44 - ID:902525

    CAIRO, Sept 2 (MENA) - Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark Diocese led a Mass held at Saint-Maurice Abbey in Saint-Maurice City in Switzerland on Tuesday. The Mass was attended by Bishop Luka, General Bishop, South of France, ....

  • Peruvian police seize 8.5 tons of cocaine in raid

    Date: 2014-09-02 10:24:00 GMT - Peru - World - SN:43 - ID:902302

    LIMA, Sept 2 (MENA) - Peruvian police displayed in a Lima airport police hangar on Monday what officials called the largest cocaine haul ever in the Andean nation, 8.5 tons, Fox News Reported. Seized in a raid last week, the drugs were flown to ....

  • Pakistan parliament meets over political crisis

    Date: 2014-09-02 10:19:41 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:41 - ID:902247

    ISLAMABAD, Sept 2 (MENA) - Pakistan's lawmakers held an emergency session Tuesday over the political crisis roiling the country as thousands of anti-government protesters remained camped out in front of the parliament building, demanding Prime ....

  • Russian Security Council: 'Aggression Against Crimea Constitutes Attack on Russia'

    Date: 2014-09-02 10:17:17 GMT - Russia - World - SN:40 - ID:902379

    MOSCOW, Sept 2 (MENA) - Military aggression against Crimea will constitute an attack against Russia, Mikhail Popov, deputy chairman of the Russian Security Council, told RIA Novosti in an interview Tuesday. “Today, Crimea is the territory of ....

  • Attacks kill 3 Afghan policemen, 4 soldiers

    Date: 2014-09-02 09:58:10 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:34 - ID:902392

    KABUL, Sept 2 (MENA) - Attacks in Afghanistan have killed three policemen and four Afghan soldiers, officials said Tuesday. A suicide car bombing killed three policemen in the eastern Nangarhar province, said Ahmad Zia Abdulzai, the spokesman for ....

  • Kremlin denies again Russian troops interference in Ukraine

    Date: 2014-09-02 09:55:33 GMT - Russia - World - SN:32 - ID:902401

    MOSCOW, Sept 2 (MENA) - The Kremlin has stated that it is not involved in Ukraine's internal conflict, and said that the crisis could only be resolved through a comprehensive political dialogue. A quote about Russian President Vladimir Putin’s ....

  • 2 persons killed, injured in clashes on Syrian-Turkish borders

    Date: 2014-09-02 09:25:10 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:29 - ID:902202

    ANKARA, Sept 2 (MENA) – Fierce clashes erupted between Turkish border guards and a number of cigarette and fuel smugglers in Kilis Province. The clashes erupted after smugglers attempted to illegally enter Turkey via the Syrian village of ....

  • Britons urged to be vigilant in Pakistan

    Date: 2014-09-02 09:20:43 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:28 - ID:902240

    LONDON, Sept 2 (MENA) - The British Government urged its citizens in Pakistan to stay vigilant as protesters led by opposition leaders Imran Khan and firebrand Muslim cleric Tahir ul-Qadri have been on the streets for weeks. "You should avoid this ....

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