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  • Britain must prevent its nationals fighting abroad-MPs

    Date: 2014-05-09 12:53:37 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:60 - ID:711951

    LONDON, May 9 (MENA) - Britain needs to take urgent action to stop citizens traveling to fight in Syria and other conflicts, a parliamentary committee said on Friday. The initiative came amid fears they could be radicalized there and return to ....

  • Putin arrives in Crimea for WWII commemoration

    Date: 2014-05-09 11:50:01 GMT - Russia - World - SN:53 - ID:711777

    MOSCOW, May 9 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has arrived in Crimea for a military parade in the historic port city of Sevastopol commemorating victory over Nazi forces in World War II, RTE reported on Friday. It comes after thousands ....

  • US accuses Israel of ‘alarming, even terrifying’ levels of spying

    Date: 2014-05-09 10:58:31 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:45 - ID:711708

    LONDON, May 9 (MENA) - Friends do not spy on friends. That illusion about America’s attitude to its allies was conclusively debunked by Edward Snowden’s revelations about America’s National Security Agency and its British partner in global ....

  • Abu Hamza trial: London was rife with Islamic militancy in 1990s, claims cleric

    Date: 2014-05-09 09:55:56 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:40 - ID:711584

    LONDON, May 9 (MENA) - Abu Hamza, the former imam of the Finsbury Park mosque in north London, who is on trial in New York on terror charges, has testified that he lost an eye and both hands in 1993 assisting the Pakistani army to experiment with ....

  • Ban to dispatch high-level representative to Nigeria

    Date: 2014-05-08 21:52:41 GMT - Nigeria - World - SN:159 - ID:711177

    ABUJA, May 8 (MENA) - UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said Thursday he would send a high-level representative to Nigeria to discuss how the UN could support the Nigerian government's efforts to tackle insurgency and crisis of abducting school ....

  • UN chief congratulates South Africa on peaceful polls, high voter turnout

    Date: 2014-05-08 19:55:28 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:148 - ID:711111

    NEW YORK, May 6 (MENA) - United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has congratulated the people and government of South Africa on the peaceful holding of parliamentary and provincial elections, amid reports of high voter turnout, the UN News ....

  • Israel navy has new weapon to counter Hezbollah

    Date: 2014-05-08 19:15:43 GMT - Israel - World - SN:143 - ID:711035

    GAZA CITY, May 8 (MENA) - Israel's navy has a new weapon in the fight against threats from Syria and Hezbollah. Its newly installed "MF-STAR" radar system is designed to counter the Yakhont (S-800) anti-ship missiles used by both, Ynet news ....

  • Russia to begin moon colonization in 2030-Report

    Date: 2014-05-08 15:34:16 GMT - Russia - World - SN:112 - ID:710603

    MOSCOW, May 8 (MENA) – Russia has drafted a program for colonization of the moon, and plans to send the first expeditions to build a permanent lunar base in 2030, the Russian Izvestia daily said Thursday, citing an official document, Russia's RIA ....

  • Putin showcases Russian military preparedness to neighbors

    Date: 2014-05-08 14:51:50 GMT - Russia - World - SN:100 - ID:710697

    MOSCOW, May 8 (MENA) - Russian strategic offensive and defensive forces are prepared and proficient, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday after overseeing a routine drill of the country’s armed forces. The exercises were attended by ....

  • ICRC, IFRC mark 150 years of humanitarian action

    Date: 2014-05-08 13:42:13 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:86 - ID:710430

    GENEVA, May 8 (MENA) - Everyday most of the seven billion people in the world are touched by the Red Cross and Red Crescent without even realizing it, said the International Committee Of The Red Cross (ICRC) and International Federation of Red Cross ....

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