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  • Governments must step up fight against human trafficking, protect victims, prosecute criminals

    Date: 2014-02-18 07:43:03 GMT - Austria - World - SN:13 - ID:561530

    VIENNA, Feb 18 (MENA) – Prominent European officials, attending an international conference on anti-trafficking in Vienna, called on governments to intensify the fight against modern-day slavery by taking specific steps to protect victims and ....

  • Russia to set up Arctic Military Command by 2015

    Date: 2014-02-18 07:42:01 GMT - Russia - World - SN:12 - ID:561531

    MOSCOW, Feb 18 (MENA) – Russia will form a new strategic military command by the end of 2014 to protect its interests in the Arctic, a high-ranking military source told RIA Novosti late Monday. “The new command will comprise the Northern Fleet, ....

  • S Korea building collapse: Ten dead and dozens injured

    Date: 2014-02-18 07:04:49 GMT - south korea - World - SN:9 - ID:561474

    SEOUL, Feb 18 (MENA) - At least 10 people have died and more than 100 were injured after a building collapsed at a resort in South Korea, the BBC reported. More than 560 people were believed to be attending a concert in the south-eastern city of ....

  • Thailand police and protesters clash in Bangkok

    Date: 2014-02-18 07:01:43 GMT - Thailand - World - SN:8 - ID:561482

    BANGKOK, Feb 18 (MENA) - Thai police are confronting protesters at a site in central Bangkok, with several people injured and one police officer reported killed, BBC reported. Police are trying to retake official buildings and sites that have ....

  • Geneva prosecutor says hijacker of Ethiopian plane may be punished by up to 20 years in prison

    Date: 2014-02-17 22:45:48 GMT - Ethiopia - World - SN:186 - ID:561352

    ADDIS ABABA, Feb 17 (MENA) - Geneva prosecutor Olivier Jornot said the co-pilot, who hijacked and forced Ethiopian plane to land in Switzerland, would be charged with taking hostages, a crime punishable by up to 20 years in prison in Switzerland, ....

  • UN: North Korean leaders must be tried for abuses 'unparalleled in today's world'

    Date: 2014-02-17 17:41:56 GMT - North Korea - World - SN:144 - ID:560967

    LONDON, Feb 17 (MENA) - North Korea's leaders should be tried by an international court on charges of crimes against humanity, the Daily Telegraph quoted a United Nations commission as saying on Monday. He accused North Korea's regime of ....

  • UK floods set to worsen

    Date: 2014-02-17 17:15:47 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:137 - ID:560919

    LONDON, Feb. 17 (MENA) - The extreme weather that has blighted the UK for weeks is set to continue, following a day of respite for many regions on Sunday, The Independent reported. Swathes of the UK remain on high alert as sporadic rain is ....

  • Hollande to visit Grand Mosque of Paris Tuesday

    Date: 2014-02-17 17:10:15 GMT - France - World - SN:128 - ID:560756

    PARIS, Feb 17 (MENA) – French President Francois Hollande will visit Tuesday the Grand Mosque of Paris to commemorate Muslim fighters who died fighting for France between 1914 and 1918. Hollande will inaugurate the memorial of the Muslim soldier ....

  • Five of seven missing Japanese divers found alive in Bali

    Date: 2014-02-17 17:09:58 GMT - Japan - World - SN:127 - ID:560799

    TOKYO, Feb 17 (MENA) - Five of the seven female Japanese scuba divers who vanished Friday off Bali were rescued Monday after being found a dozen miles away from their last dive site clinging to a reef on the southern coast of Nusa Penida island, ....

  • Senior Afghan Taliban leader shot dead in Pakistan

    Date: 2014-02-17 15:22:58 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:111 - ID:560693

    KABUL, Feb 17 (MENA) - A senior Afghan Taliban leader was shot dead by unknown gunmen in Peshawar city of Pakistan on Monday, reported Khaama Press (KP). The Taliban leader Mawlavi Abdul Raqib was reportedly shot dead by unknown gunmen while he ....

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