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  • Greek far-left group claims responsibility for court bombing

    Date: 2017-12-27 21:47:48 GMT - Greece - World - SN:68 - ID:7162548

    ATHENS, Dec 27 (MENA) - A small far-left group in Greece has claimed responsibility for a Dec. 22 bombing at an Athens courthouse that caused extensive damage but no injuries, Fox News reported. The Popular Fighters Group said in a post on a ....

  • Suspected French Islamist militants detained in Syria - source

    Date: 2017-12-27 21:06:16 GMT - France - World - SN:67 - ID:7162564

    PARIS, Dec 27 (MENA) - Several suspected French Islamist militants have been arrested in northern Syria, including a man once convicted of running a jihadist recruitment network in France, a source close to the matter said on Wednesday, according to ....

  • WHO provides ECHO-funded essential medical supplies to Benghazi hospital

    Date: 2017-12-27 20:00:41 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:64 - ID:7162423

    GENEVA, Dec 27 (MENA) - Sixty thousand (60,000) people in Benghazi will benefit from medical supplies provided by the World Health Organization (WHO) and funded by the European Union Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid (ECHO), ReliefWeb reported ....

  • Lufthansa flight makes emergency landing in Bulgaria

    Date: 2017-12-27 19:27:34 GMT - Bulgaria - World - SN:62 - ID:7162398

    SOFIA, Dec 27 (MENA) - A Lufthansa flight from Tel Aviv to Munich was forced to make an emergency landing at Sofia Airport in Bulgaria on Tuesday night, due to the smell of smoke in the cabin, the Sofia Globe reported on Wednesday. The Airbus ....

  • 10 injured, 50 evacuated after explosion in Russia’s St. Petersburg

    Date: 2017-12-27 18:41:19 GMT - Russia - World - SN:60 - ID:7162459

    MOSCOW, Dec 27 (MENA) - An explosion in a St. Petersburg entertainment center has left ten people injured, emergency services told Russia's TASS news agency on Wednesday. "An unidentified explosive device was detonated in the Gigant-Hall ....

  • Russia expects to ink S-400 missile deal with India soon

    Date: 2017-12-27 16:15:03 GMT - Russia - World - SN:53 - ID:7162228

    MOSCOW, Dec 27 (MENA) - Russia expects to sign a deal with India soon on the delivery of S-400 air defense missile systems, TASS quoted Russian Vice-Premier Dmitry Rogozin as saying on Wednesday. "We hope that the S-400 deal will be signed with ....

  • Quake kills 1, injures 57 in Iran

    Date: 2017-12-27 10:05:50 GMT - Iran - World - SN:17 - ID:7161205

    TEHRAN, Dec 27 (MENA) - A 4.2-magnitude earthquake that happened early on Wednesday in Alborz Province, west of Tehran, killed one and injured 57 people, IRNA reported. The quake occurred at 00:54 hours local time (21:24 GMT) and its epicenter ....

  • Pope Francis asserts support to Egypt's efforts to achieve stability, combat terror in ME

    Date: 2017-12-27 09:29:03 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:11 - ID:7161177

    CAIRO, Dec 27 (MENA) - Pope Francis of the Roman Catholic Church asserted his support to Egyptian efforts to bring about security and stability and combat terror and violence in the Middle East. This came during an audience he granted to new ....

  • 4 arrested in Netherlands over suspected terrorism activities

    Date: 2017-12-26 22:52:46 GMT - Netherlands - World - SN:90 - ID:7160929

    AMSTERDAM, Dec 26 (MENA) - Dutch police arrested four men in the northern city of Rotterdam and carried out anti-terror raids in several other Dutch cities, DW quoted authorities as saying Tuesday. "Rotterdam police detained four men early on ....

  • North Korea missile developers hit by US sanctions

    Date: 2017-12-26 22:15:29 GMT - USA - World - SN:86 - ID:7160948

    WASHINGTON, Dec 26 (MENA) - The US has placed sanctions on two North Korean officials it says have led the development of nuclear missiles, the BBC reported on Tuesday. The US treasury named the two men as Kim Jong-sik and Ri Pyong-chol, and said ....

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