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  • Red Cross in Austria regrets rejection to allow Muslims to donate blood

    Date: 2014-02-13 06:56:52 GMT - Austria - World - SN:18 - ID:552620

    VIENNA, Feb 13 (MENA) - Deputy Secretary General of the Red Cross in Austria Michael Opriesnig has voiced his deep regret at the rejection of a doctor working at a blood donation center in the Austrian city of Linz to enable Muslims to participate ....

  • 2 NATO soldiers killed in Afghanistan

    Date: 2014-02-13 06:49:39 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:16 - ID:552619

    KABUL, Feb 13 (MENA) - Two soldiers of the NATO-led coalition forces were killed Wednesday when two persons in Afghan military uniform opened fire in eastern Afghanistan, the coalition forces confirmed in a statement as quoted by the ABC. "Two ....

  • Suicide blast in Karachi kills 11 policemen, injures 47

    Date: 2014-02-13 06:34:14 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:11 - ID:552624

    ISLAMABAD, Feb 13 (MENA) - A suicide blast in Karachi near a police bus killed 11 police officers and injured at least 47 others, ABC news reported on Thursday. The explosion took place near the gate of Razzaqabad Police Training Center in Shah ....

  • Snow and ice storm lands deadly punch on U.S. South, East Coast

    Date: 2014-02-13 06:09:28 GMT - USA - World - SN:8 - ID:552582

    WASHINGTON, Feb 13 (MENA) - A deadly winter storm gripped the southeastern United States on Wednesday, crippling travel, grounding flights, knocking out power to 363,000 customers and encasing magnolia and palmetto trees in ice, Chicago Tribune ....

  • China criticizes Japan's move to seek compensation over 2010 ship collision

    Date: 2014-02-13 05:45:00 GMT - China - World - SN:6 - ID:552561

    BEIJING, Feb 13 (MENA) - China expressed anger on Wednesday over Japan's plan to seek compensation from the captain of a Chinese trawler that collided with a Japanese coastguard vessel in 2010, according to a statement by the Chinese Foreign ....

  • Netanyahu to visit White House in March

    Date: 2014-02-12 21:44:13 GMT - USA - World - SN:173 - ID:552436

    WASHINGTON, Feb 12 (MENA) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will visit President Obama next month amid tension between the allies on diplomatic matters, Fox News reported. The White House announced the March 3 visit on Wednesday and ....

  • Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to go on trial in November

    Date: 2014-02-12 21:10:35 GMT - USA - World - SN:168 - ID:552431

    WASHINGTON, Feb 12 (MENA) - A US federal judge has set the trial date for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev for November 3, CNN reported. The date was set during a status hearing in Boston federal court Wednesday. On Monday, ....

  • UK suicide bomber in Syria named as Abdul Waheed Majid

    Date: 2014-02-12 21:08:35 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:166 - ID:552427

    LONDON, Feb 12 (MENA) - A British man thought to have carried out a suicide bombing in Syria last week was Abdul Waheed Majid, the BBC News has learned. The 41-year-old, from Crawley in West Sussex, is believed to have carried out a suicide truck ....

  • UNSC slams HR violations in armed conflicts areas

    Date: 2014-02-12 19:49:57 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:153 - ID:552208

    NEW YORK, Feb 12 (MENA) – The UN Security Council held Wednesday a meeting to discuss protecting civilians in the areas of armed conflicts. In a statement following the meeting, the council reiterated that parties to armed conflict bear the ....

  • Bomb kills two civilian contractors in Afghanistan -- ISAF

    Date: 2014-02-12 19:46:57 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:152 - ID:552342

    KABUL, Feb 12 (MENA) - Two civilian contractors working with the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) were killed in a vehicle-bomb explosion in eastern Afghanistan on Monday, CNN reported Wednesday. The attack was a suicide ....

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