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  • Bomb derails train in south-west Pakistan, kills 8, injures 30

    Date: 2014-02-16 13:52:33 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:83 - ID:558458

    ISLAMABAD, Feb 16 (MENA) - A bomb derailed a train in southwest Pakistan on Sunday, killing eight people, police said, according to Russia Today. Three of the dead were children and another 30 people were wounded by the blast in Kashmor ....

  • 250 jihadis spark UK terror alert

    Date: 2014-02-16 11:50:06 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:54 - ID:557928

    LONDON, Feb 16 (MENA) - The full scale of the terrorist threat to Britain can be revealed today with the disclosure that about 250 British-based jihadis who went to train and fight in Syria have returned home, The Sunday Times said. Senior ....

  • FM meets UN secretary general for political affairs

    Date: 2014-02-16 11:49:37 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:53 - ID:558087

    CAIRO, Feb 16 (MENA) - Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy received here Sunday United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman. During the meeting, the two sides discussed a host of regional issues in the Middle East and ....

  • Turkish president replaces governors

    Date: 2014-02-16 11:47:12 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:51 - ID:557915

    ANKARA, Feb 16 (MENA) - Turkish President Abdullah Gül sanctioned a decree to transfer eight governors and send six others to other posts at the Interior Ministry. The decree was published in the Official Gazette Sunday morning. The wave of ....

  • Pro and anti-Maduro marches gather thousands in Venezuela

    Date: 2014-02-16 08:10:51 GMT - Venezuela - World - SN:14 - ID:557537

    CARACAS, Feb 16 (MENA) - Supporters and opponents of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro have taken to the streets of the capital, Caracas, in rival marches, the BBC news reported. The demonstrations come at a time of growing political tension in ....

  • Merkel, Hollande mull secure European communication web

    Date: 2014-02-16 07:00:58 GMT - Germany - World - SN:9 - ID:557508

    BERLIN, Feb 16 (MENA) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel has voiced enthusiasm for a secure European network in light of concern about US mass data surveillance. The idea would be to circumvent the need for data to be transferred across the Atlantic, ....

  • Russia says third of Afghan Heroin goes to it

    Date: 2014-02-16 07:00:44 GMT - Russia - World - SN:8 - ID:557507

    MOSCOW, Feb 16 (MENA) - About a third of heroin produced in Afghanistan enters Russia, a Kremlin official was quoted by RIA Novosti as saying on Sunday. The drugs are either sold in Russia or pass through the country en route to other ....

  • 'In bow to Iran, US kept carrier away from Gulf to give space for nuclear deal' -- Paper

    Date: 2014-02-15 20:55:21 GMT - USA - World - SN:138 - ID:557379

    WASHINGTON, Feb 15 (MENA) - The United States, in what was seen as a gesture to Iran, has kept its aircraft carrier group out of the Gulf, World Tribune reported on Saturday. US Navy records showed that the USS Harry S. Truman aircraft carrier ....

  • Six killed, 1,000 injured in deadly blizzard in Japan

    Date: 2014-02-15 19:55:30 GMT - Japan - World - SN:132 - ID:557300

    TOKYO, Feb 15 (MENA) - A fresh storm in Japan has left six dead and about 1,000 injured amid further disruptions to the country's road and rail services following a deadly blizzard last week. Three people died as a result of collapsing buildings, ....

  • Montenegro police fire teargas at anti-govt protesters

    Date: 2014-02-15 19:48:53 GMT - Montenegro - World - SN:129 - ID:557303

    PODGORICA, Feb 15 (MENA) - About 300 demonstrators gathered in front of the Montenegrin Parliament on Saturday, calling for the resignation of the current government and Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic. They blame the government for high ....

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