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  • British jihadist: UK fears skills acquired

    Date: 2014-07-03 12:43:05 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:59 - ID:809626

    LONDON, July 3 (MENA) – A British jihadist said on Thursday that the United Kingdom fears the terrorist skills that he gained, in reference to the reinforcement of security measures at British airports. Nasser Al-Muthanna 20 years, who is a ....

  • Ashton, IAEA head discuss talks on Iran nuclear program

    Date: 2014-07-03 11:00:58 GMT - Austria - World - SN:41 - ID:809511

    VIENNA, July 3 (MENA) - European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton met Thursday with International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Yukiya Amano to discuss a number of technical issues related to the talks between Iran and ....

  • UK steps up airport security after US threat warning

    Date: 2014-07-03 10:22:47 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:37 - ID:809358

    LONDON, July 3 (MENA) - Britain has stepped up security at airports after US officials said they were concerned that al Qaeda operatives in Syria and Yemen were developing bombs that could be smuggled onto planes. "We have taken the decision to ....

  • Japan lifts some North Korea sanctions amid report of surviving abductees

    Date: 2014-07-03 09:20:15 GMT - Japan - World - SN:32 - ID:809320

    TOKYO, July 3 (MENA) - Japan decided on Thursday to ease some sanctions on North Korea in return for its reopening of a probe into the fate of Japanese citizens abducted by the reclusive state decades ago, as a fresh report emerged that some of them ....

  • Syrian chemical weapons moved onto US ship for destruction

    Date: 2014-07-02 23:07:15 GMT - Italy - World - SN:150 - ID:808926

    ROME, July 2 (MENA) – The Italian government said on Wednesday that the Syrian chemical weapons were moved onto US ship for destruction. The container no. 78 has been shipped on Wednesday on board of US army vessel from the Danish vessel Ark ....

  • UN chief concerned over allegations about UNAMID

    Date: 2014-07-02 22:06:20 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:149 - ID:808933

    NEW YORK, July 2 (MENA) - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is concerned about the recent serious allegations against the African Union-United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID), said a statement on Wednesday. These allegations cover a wide range ....

  • Japan to decide Thursday whether to ease N. Korea sanctions

    Date: 2014-07-02 21:48:01 GMT - Japan - World - SN:148 - ID:808923

    TOKYO, July 2 (MENA) – Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida said that Japan plans to decide Thursday whether to lift some of its unilateral sanctions on North Korea, Kyodo News Agency reported Wednesday. Japan's top diplomat in charge of Asian affairs ....

  • 16 killed in Taliban suicide attack on bus in Kabul

    Date: 2014-07-02 21:47:42 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:147 - ID:808924

    KABUL, July 2 (MENA) - A Taliban suicide bomber attacked a bus carrying Afghan military personnel in Kabul on Wednesday, killing at least 16 people and wounding 26 others, authorities said. The dead included eight officers from the Afghan air ....

  • Tighter security ordered for some US-bound flights

    Date: 2014-07-02 21:45:39 GMT - USA - World - SN:144 - ID:808916

    WASHINGTON, July 2 (MENA) - The Obama administration is stepping up security for some flights headed to the United States from Europe and the Middle East, the CNN reported Wednesday. This reflected heightened concern that terrorists are ....

  • Afghan candidate Abdullah Abdullah 'would accept' defeat

    Date: 2014-07-02 20:48:39 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:138 - ID:808882

    KABUL, July 2 (MENA) - Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah said he would respect his rival winning, but only if it is proved the election was fair, the BBC reported Wednesday. He said he would do everything he could to ensure a ....

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