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  • Future of CAR Muslims imperiled - paper

    Date: 2014-02-09 21:59:06 GMT - USA - World - SN:145 - ID:546378

    WASHINGTON, Feb 9 (MENA) - The violence wracking Central African Republic imperils the future of the country's Muslims, with thousands having been slaughtered and many more fleeing the country, Huffington Post Newspaper reported Sunday. Bangui, ....

  • Violence could force out CAR's Muslim population - HRW

    Date: 2014-02-09 20:32:38 GMT - Central African Republic - World - SN:134 - ID:546345

    BANGUI, Feb 9 (MENA) - Religious violence in the Central African Republic could force its entire Muslim population to flee, the BBC quoted a senior human rights worker as saying on Sunday. Human Rights Watch emergency director Peter Bouckaert ....

  • 50.3% of Swiss back quotas on immigration

    Date: 2014-02-09 20:06:14 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:128 - ID:546298

    BERN, Feb 9 (MENA) - Swiss voters have narrowly backed a referendum proposal to bring back strict quotas for immigration from European Union countries, the BBC News reported. Final results showed 50.3% voted in favor. The vote invalidates the ....

  • No American citizens detained or imprisoned in Iran: FM spokesman

    Date: 2014-02-09 18:58:20 GMT - Iran - World - SN:115 - ID:546038

    TEHRAN, Feb 9 (MENA) – Iranian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham rejected claims about the arrest of American citizens in Iran, saying that no American nationals are detained or imprisoned in the country, IRNA reported on ....

  • Roadside bomb kills eight Afghan soldiers

    Date: 2014-02-09 18:55:43 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:114 - ID:546238

    KABUL, Feb 9 (MENA) - A roadside bomb ripped through an Afghan army vehicle in southwestern Afghanistan today and killed eight soldiers, Fox News quoted officials as saying. The vehicle was hit in the Dilaram district of Farah province, said ....

  • 7 Afghan soldiers killed in blast in western Afghanistan

    Date: 2014-02-09 16:32:51 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:101 - ID:545940

    KABUL, Feb 9 (MENA) – At least seven Afghan army soldiers were killed following an explosion in western Afghanistan on Sunday, Fox News reported. Afghan defense ministry spokesman Zahir Azimi said the incident took place in Farah province ....

  • German FM arrives in Afghanistan on surprise visit

    Date: 2014-02-09 14:08:46 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:73 - ID:544960

    KABUL, Feb 9 (MENA) - German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has arrived in Afghanistan on a surprise visit. According to Afghan newspaper Khaama, Steinmeier arrived in Kabul from Mazar-e-Sharif, the capital city of Balkh province, North ....

  • New case of of H7N9 reported in Anhui

    Date: 2014-02-09 13:00:22 GMT - China - World - SN:62 - ID:545461

    BEIJING, Feb 9 (MENA) - The Chinese health authorities said on Sunday a case of the deadly H7N9 bird flu emerged in Anhui province in eastern China. The patient, 66, was infected early February and his bird flu infection was confirmed on ....

  • 7 Afghan soldiers killed in roadside blasts

    Date: 2014-02-09 12:45:24 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:58 - ID:545536

    KAPUL, Feb 9 (MENA) – Seven Afghan army soldiers were killed following an explosion in western Afghanistan on Sunday, defense officials said. Afghan defense ministry spokesman Zahir Azimi said the incident took place in Farah province following ....

  • Russia gunman kills two inside Sakhalin cathedral

    Date: 2014-02-09 10:08:10 GMT - Russia - World - SN:36 - ID:545128

    MOSCOW, Feb 9 (MENA) - A gunman has opened fire inside a cathedral on the eastern Russian island of Sakhalin, killing a nun and a churchgoer, the BBC reported. Six other people were wounded in the incident - most were said to have been shot in ....

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