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  • Reporters Without Borders demands ICC to consider attacks on journalists war crimes

    Date: 2013-12-16 22:47:28 GMT - France - World - SN:192 - ID:443795

    PARIS, Dec 16 (MENA) - The Reporters Without Borders is proposing the International Criminal Court to consider attacks on journalists war crimes. The UN Security Council held informal talks three days ago on the protection of journalists amid ....

  • David Cameron hails 'job well done' in Afghanistan

    Date: 2013-12-16 19:27:44 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:174 - ID:443680

    LONDON, Dec 16 (MENA) - British Prime Minister David Cameron paid a pre-Christmas visit to British troops in Afghanistan on Monday and reiterated that no British forces will be in a combat role there by the end of 2014, The Telegraph reported. ....

  • UN chief calls for holding accountable those responsible for using Chemical weapons in Syria

    Date: 2013-12-16 19:21:12 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:172 - ID:443336

    NEW YORK, Dec 16 (MENA) – UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon called for holding accountable those responsible for using Chemical weapons in Syria. In statements on Monday, Ban said “We should all be deeply concerned by findings that chemical ....

  • Harvard orders evacuations after unconfirmed reports of explosives

    Date: 2013-12-16 18:56:45 GMT - USA - World - SN:166 - ID:443650

    WASHINGTON, Dec 16 (MENA) - A bomb threat prompted officials to evacuate four Harvard University buildings Monday morning on a day of final exams, the Boston-area school said. No explosions were reported, and law enforcement personnel were ....

  • Egypt's consul organizes symposium by Bibliotheca Alexandrina director in Sydney

    Date: 2013-12-16 18:28:24 GMT - Australia - World - SN:157 - ID:443371

    SYDNEY, Dec 16 (MENA) - Egypt's Consul in Sydney Ayman Ali organized a symposium by Director of Bibliotheca Alexandrina Dr. Ismail Serageddin at the New South Wales Library, one of the most prominent Australian cultural institutions, in the presence ....

  • Russia to provide ships to escort vessels with Syrian chemical weapons

    Date: 2013-12-16 18:02:50 GMT - Russia - World - SN:149 - ID:443536

    MOSCOW, Dec 16 (MENA) - Russia will provide warships to escort vessels carrying Syrian chemical weapons, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said after a meeting with his EU colleagues in Brussels on Monday, Itar Tass reported. “Practical steps are ....

  • Manchester United boss David Moyes in for Alex Teixeira if Kevin Strootman bid fails

    Date: 2013-12-16 17:16:01 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:134 - ID:443140

    MANCHESTER, Dec 1 (MENA) - David Moyes will step up his pursuit of Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Alex Teixeira if Roma refuse to do business on Holland star Kevin Strootman, the Mirror reported Monday. The Manchester United boss is desperate for ....

  • Missile deployment in western Russia doesn't violate international law, Defense Ministry says

    Date: 2013-12-16 17:08:01 GMT - Russia - World - SN:130 - ID:442942

    MOSCOW, Dec 16 (MENA) - Russia's Defense Ministry says that the deployment of short-range missiles in western part of the country doesn't violate any international agreements. The ministry wouldn't specify where exactly the Iskander missiles are ....

  • UN envoy concerned about situation in South Sudan

    Date: 2013-12-16 17:04:41 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:128 - ID:443402

    NEW YORK, Dec 16 (MENA) - The United Nations peacekeeping mission in South Sudan is deeply concerned about a new bout of fighting that has forced some 7,000 civilians – many women and children – to seek refuge at the UN base in Juba, the UN News ....

  • Harvard orders evacuations after unconfirmed reports of explosives

    Date: 2013-12-16 15:53:06 GMT - USA - World - SN:117 - ID:443247

    WASHINGTON, Dec 16 (MENA) - Four buildings at Harvard University are being evacuated after the school received an unconfirmed report that bombs may have been placed there, the Boston-area school said Monday on Twitter and its website. Monday ....

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