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  • 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 ....

  • US tendentiously distorts Russia’s position on Syria – Moscow

    Date: 2014-02-12 19:40:27 GMT - Russia - World - SN:149 - ID:552143

    MOSCOW, Feb 12 (MENA) – Russia said on Wednesday that the United States for some unclear reason tendentiously distorts Russia’s position on Syria, despite having full information about what is happening there on the humanitarian and disarmament ....

  • Berlusconi in Italy trial for 'bribing' senator

    Date: 2014-02-12 18:51:09 GMT - Italy - World - SN:142 - ID:552200

    ROME, Feb 12 (MENA) - Former Italian PM Silvio Berlusconi has gone on trial in Naples for allegedly bribing a senator to join his party in 2006, in the latest case against him, the BBC News reported Wednesday. The move was allegedly aimed at ....

  • Russia puts forward draft resolution on confronting 'terrorism' in Syria

    Date: 2014-02-12 18:50:01 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:141 - ID:552145

    NEW YORK, Feb 12 (MENA) – The Russian diplomatic mission to the UN has put forward a draft resolution over confronting "terrorism acts" in Syria to the Security Council's members. Spokesman for the UN Secretary General Martin Nesirky declined to ....

  • Amnesty calls for revealing place of anti-drone activist in Pakistan

    Date: 2014-02-12 15:58:18 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:121 - ID:551870

    LONDON, Feb 12 (MENA) - The Pakistani authorities must immediately determine the whereabouts of an anti-drone activist who disappeared days before he was due to travel to Europe to give testimony before the European Parliament, Amnesty International ....

  • Egypt obtains court ruling to retrieve 3 smuggled artifacts from Germany

    Date: 2014-02-12 15:57:49 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:120 - ID:551770

    CAIRO, Feb 12 (MENA) - Egypt has obtained a court ruling that gave it the right to retrieve three artifacts, which were smuggled to Germany in 2009, said State Minister of Antiquities Mohamed Ibrahim. The German custom authorities managed to seize ....

  • Germany interrogates 2 archaeologists who stole samples of King Khufu's Cartouche

    Date: 2014-02-12 13:14:50 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:92 - ID:551462

    CAIRO, Feb 12 (MENA) - The two German archaeologists, who stole samples of King Khufu's cartouche from a small compartment above his burial chamber in the great pyramid, were arrested, announced German Ambassador to Egypt Michael Bock. The German ....

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