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  • Panther mauls man to death at private zoo near Moscow

    Date: 2018-01-03 18:13:45 GMT - Russia - World - SN:57 - ID:7173177

    MOSCOW, Jan 3 (MENA) - A panther has mauled a man to death at a private zoo in the Istra district to the west of Moscow, a police spokesman said on Wednesday, TASS reported. The Russian Investigative Committee said a probe has been launched into ....

  • Iran arrests European citizen 'leading rioters' - report

    Date: 2018-01-03 18:00:15 GMT - Iran - World - SN:56 - ID:7173204

    TEHRAN, Jan 3 (MENA) - An unidentified European citizen has been arrested amid anti-government protests in western Iran’s Borujerd county, a semi-official Iranian news agency was quoted by Russia Today as reporting. Head of the local Justice ....

  • Germany says Iranian protesters deserve respect

    Date: 2018-01-03 17:46:32 GMT - Germany - World - SN:54 - ID:7173183

    BERLIN, Jan 3 (MENA) - Germany said on Wednesday it was following developments in Iran with concern but stressed that protesters there demonstrating against economic hardship deserved respect. "The federal government considers it legitimate when ....

  • Japan hopes for peaceful resolution in Iran

    Date: 2018-01-03 17:26:34 GMT - Japan - World - SN:53 - ID:7173179

    TOKYO, Jan 3 (MENA) - Japan's Foreign Ministry has called for a peaceful resolution to the ongoing unrest in Iran, the NHK reported. In a statement issued on Wednesday, the ministry said Japan is keeping a close eye on protest rallies across ....

  • U.N. rights boss calls on Iran to defuse tension, investigate protest deaths

    Date: 2018-01-03 16:36:36 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:52 - ID:7173075

    NEW YORK, Jan 3 (MENA) - The U.N. human rights chief called on Iran on Wednesday to rein in security forces to avoid further violence and respect the right of protesters to freedoms of expression and peaceful assembly, the Daily Mail ....

  • Germany says Iranian protesters deserve respect

    Date: 2018-01-03 16:10:00 GMT - Germany - World - SN:49 - ID:7172993

    BERLIN, Jan 3 (MENA) - Germany said on Wednesday it was following developments in Iran with concern but stressed that protesters there demonstrating against economic hardship deserved respect, Daily Mail reported. "The federal government ....

  • Poland refuses Middle Eastern migrants

    Date: 2018-01-02 22:48:24 GMT - Poland - World - SN:107 - ID:7171537

    WARSAW, Jan 2 (MENA) - Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said Tuesday his government will not meet the EU's mandatory refugee quotas set to help take the burden off Italy and Greece, Euronews reported. "We are invariably of the opinion, ....

  • UN regrets reported loss of life amid Iranian protests

    Date: 2018-01-02 22:28:37 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:103 - ID:7171570

    NEW YORK, Jan 2 (MENA) - The United Nations regrets the reported loss of life resulting from the protests in Iran, and hopes that further violence will be avoided, a spokesperson for the world body said on Tuesday, according to the UN News ....

  • Fire rips through New York building, injuring at least 16

    Date: 2018-01-02 21:32:05 GMT - USA - World - SN:99 - ID:7171571

    WASHINGTON, Jan 2 (MENA) - At least 16 people, including nine children, were injured when flames ripped through a four-story New York City building Tuesday, sending more than 200 firefighters racing to the scene to battle the blaze, FOX News ....

  • US calls on Iran to unblock social media sites amid protests

    Date: 2018-01-02 20:50:17 GMT - USA - World - SN:96 - ID:7171495

    WASHINGTON, Jan 2 (MENA) - The US administration stepped up its support for protesters in Iran on Tuesday, calling on the government to stop blocking Instagram and other social media sites while encouraging Iranians to use special software to ....

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