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  • Police evacuate Amsterdam main square after terrorist attack threat

    Date: 2014-06-25 18:56:59 GMT - Netherlands - World - SN:159 - ID:798052

    AMSTERDAM, June 25 (MENA) – Dutch police on Wednesday evacuated Amsterdam's main Dam Square, where one of the royal palaces is situated, because of a bomb threat, The Voice of Russia reported. "Following a bomb threat at the upmarket Bijenkorf ....

  • Dick Cheney says Iraq war "right thing"

    Date: 2014-06-25 15:14:14 GMT - USA - World - SN:119 - ID:797641

    WASHINGTON, June 25 (MENA) - US Former Vice President Dick Cheney on Tuesday stood by the Bush Administration’s decision to wage war in Iraq. Cheney said "I was a strong advocate of going into Iraq, I think that was the right decision then, and I ....

  • Facebook blocks pages selling ISIS supporting merchandise: Time mag.

    Date: 2014-06-25 15:07:47 GMT - USA - World - SN:117 - ID:797636

    WASHINGTON, June 25 (MENA) - Facebook has blocked the attempted sale of ISIS hoodies, T-shirts and toy figurines on the social network, the Time magazine reported. The shirts include the Sunni militant group’s logo and slogans like “We Are All ....

  • Officials: Sanctions on Russia could be delayed

    Date: 2014-06-25 15:04:24 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:116 - ID:797605

    LONDON, June 25 (MENA) - Sanctions aimed at key economic sectors in Russia because of its threatening moves in Ukraine might be delayed because of positive signals from Russian President Vladimir Putin, ABC news quoted Obama administration officials ....

  • New commander nominated for US and NATO forces in Afghanistan

    Date: 2014-06-25 14:06:41 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:104 - ID:797468

    KABUL, June 25 (MENA) - According to the US department of defense, Gen. John Campbell has been nominated as the next commander of the US and coalition security forces in Afghanistan. The announcement was made by US Defense Secretary Chuck ....

  • Georgia's admission to NATO postponed indefinitely

    Date: 2014-06-25 12:22:17 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:84 - ID:797254

    BRUSSELS, June 25 (MENA) – NATO has postponed indefinitely its plans to admit Georgia. For the time being, it can only offer Tbilisi closer cooperation instead of a "road map" for admission, the Voice of Russia reported Wednesday. Debates on ....

  • Russian Federation Council to cancel resolution on use of troops in Ukraine

    Date: 2014-06-25 11:13:43 GMT - Russia - World - SN:61 - ID:796993

    MOSCOW, June 25 (MENA) – Russia’s Federation Council specific committees on constitutional legislation, international affairs, defense and security unanimously recommended to Russian senators to cancel a resolution granting a right to President ....

  • Afghan troops battle mass Taliban assault in Helmand

    Date: 2014-06-25 10:29:34 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:49 - ID:796536

    KABUL, June 25 (MENA) - At least 100 Taliban militants have been killed in fighting around four military checkpoints in southern Afghanistan, BBC reported quoting local officials as having said. Five days of clashes in Sangin district in Helmand ....

  • EU imposes ban on goods from Crimea

    Date: 2014-06-25 10:28:45 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:48 - ID:796947

    BRUSSELS, June 25 (MENA) - The EU Commission imposed a ban on imported goods from Crimea following its position of not recognizing Crimea's accession to Russia, Russia Today reported. However Crimean officials say EU sanctions won’t have any ....

  • Iran concerned over spread of terrorism: spokeswoman

    Date: 2014-06-25 09:04:40 GMT - Iran - World - SN:40 - ID:796797

    TEHRAN, June 25 (MENA) - Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Marziyeh Afkham said on Wednesday that Tehran feels great concern over insecurity, spread of terrorism and terrorist attacks against world countries, IRNA news agency reported. Speaking at her ....

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