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  • Nigeria kills 25 Boko Haram suspects

    Date: 2013-12-13 16:59:12 GMT - Nigeria - World - SN:82 - ID:438476

    ABUJA, Dec. 13 (MENA) – Nigerian security forces Friday killed 25 Boko Haram suspects as part of the government crackdown operation against the strongholds of the Islamist movement in the country's northeastern areas. Eyewitnesses and local ....

  • Family of top Mafia 'godfather' arrested in Sicily

    Date: 2013-12-13 16:55:16 GMT - Italy - World - SN:80 - ID:438534

    Rome, Dec 13 (MENA) - Family members of Italy's most-wanted Sicilian Mafia suspect, Matteo Messina Denaro, have been arrested in a police swoop in western Sicily, the BBC reported on Friday. A sister, a nephew and two cousins of the fugitive Cosa ....

  • Visits of EU officials to Kiev is interference in country interior policy- Medvedev

    Date: 2013-12-13 14:52:34 GMT - Russia - World - SN:61 - ID:438285

    MOSCOW, Dec 13 (MENA) - Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has branded recent visits of members of the European Commission to a site of mass pro-European Union demonstrations in Kiev as "flagrant interference in the internal affairs of a ....

  • Britain concerned over execution of North Korea leader's uncle

    Date: 2013-12-13 14:24:16 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:55 - ID:438256

    LONDON, Dec 13 (MENA) - Britain expressed “concern” today after Kim Jong Un brutally executed his uncle. The North Korean leader accused his 67-year-old mentor of planning a military coup. In a 2,700-word statement the Pyongyang regime called Jang ....

  • S.Korea tightens security measures after N.Korea leader's uncle executed

    Date: 2013-12-13 14:05:14 GMT - south korea - World - SN:52 - ID:438218

    SEOUL, Dec 13 (MENA) - South Korea's military said Friday it had tightened security measures and maintained high military vigilance to deter potential provocations by North Korea regime after the once-powerful uncle of North Korean leader Kim ....

  • Ukraine court releases all demonstrators arrested during violent crackdown

    Date: 2013-12-13 13:07:15 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:43 - ID:438115

    KIEV, Dec 13 (MENA) - A Ukrainian court has released all those arrested during a violent police dispersal of demonstrators near the presidential administration building, one of the demands of the opposition that has conducted three weeks of large ....

  • Al Qaeda 'armies' growing in Syria pose threat to region, official warns

    Date: 2013-12-12 22:15:45 GMT - USA - World - SN:172 - ID:437434

    WASHINGTON, Dec 12 (MENA) - Al Qaeda is said to have formed armies that could spread throughout the Middle East, the World Tribune reported Thursday. Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari warned that Al Qaeda and aligned militias were turning into ....

  • Putin says Russia helped to prevent military intervention in Syria

    Date: 2013-12-12 21:34:23 GMT - Russia - World - SN:170 - ID:437413

    MOSCOW, Dec 12 (MENA) - It was Russia’s involvement that to a large degree helped to prevent military intervention in Syria and paved the way for the deal involving the destruction of Syria’s chemical weapons arsenal, Russian President Vladimir ....

  • Tunisia losing control of its border areas to jihadists, drug smugglers- US paper

    Date: 2013-12-12 19:53:10 GMT - USA - World - SN:159 - ID:437261

    NEW YORK, Dec 12 (MENA) - Tunisia, confronted by Al Qaeda, has been struggling to maintain security along its borders, the World Tribune said Thursday. The International Crisis Group asserted that Tunisia was losing control over its borders, ....

  • Bangladesh hangs Islamist leader Abdul Quader Mollah

    Date: 2013-12-12 18:49:35 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:151 - ID:437196

    LONDON, Dec 12 (MENA) - Bangladesh has executed a senior Islamist opposition leader convicted of committing war crimes during the country's 1971 struggle for independence – a move expected to ignite a bitter reaction from his party's followers, the ....

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