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  • Merkel vows sharper response to Turkey after two more arrests

    Date: 2017-09-01 18:29:05 GMT - Germany - World - SN:54 - ID:6971818

    BERLIN, Sept 1 (MENA) - Chancellor Angela Merkel pledged to respond “more decisively” against the government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan after two German citizens were taken into custody in Turkey on Friday, as she ruled out an expansion of ....

  • Terror threat requires new approaches to military staff training — top brass

    Date: 2017-09-01 18:21:32 GMT - Russia - World - SN:53 - ID:6971811

    MOSCOW, Sept 1 (MENA) - The growing threat of international terrorism and the spread of local armed conflicts require new approaches to ensuring security and training military staff, Chief of the Russian General Staff General Valery Gerasimov said ....

  • Trump again lashes out at Comey’s handling of Clinton investigation

    Date: 2017-09-01 18:11:54 GMT - USA - World - SN:52 - ID:6971804

    NEW YORK, Sept 1 (MENA) - President Donald Trump on Friday lashed out anew at the F.B.I. director he fired in May, charging that James B. Comey had “exonerated” Hillary Clinton before fully completing the investigation into her use of a private ....

  • Russia's Jets Conduct 8 Intercepts of Reconnaissance Aircraft Near Its Border

    Date: 2017-09-01 13:37:06 GMT - Russia - World - SN:37 - ID:6971533

    MOSCOW, Sept 1 (MENA) - Russia's Defense Ministry said on Friday that air defense planes carried out eight sorties in one week to intercept targets near the country's borders. In a statement, Russian Defense Ministry noted that 24 foreign ....

  • LAVROV: Russia opens to constructive cooperation with US

    Date: 2017-09-01 13:28:00 GMT - Russia - World - SN:35 - ID:6971466

    MOSCOW, Sept 1 (MENA)- Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Friday that Russia remains open to constructive cooperation with the United States. During a meeting with students of Moscow State Institute of International Relations ....

  • Two German nationals detained in Turkey

    Date: 2017-09-01 12:33:12 GMT - Germany - World - SN:31 - ID:6971463

    BERLIN, Sept 1 (MENA)- Two German nationals were arrested in Turkey for what appears to be political reasons, the Foreign Ministry said. The German consulate in Izmir has been informed of the arrest of the two Germans on Thursday in Antalya ....

  • US vows close consultation with South Korea over military options against North

    Date: 2017-09-01 12:22:28 GMT - south korea - World - SN:27 - ID:6971468

    SEOUL, Sept 1 (MENA) - U.S. Pacific Command (PACOM) chief Adm. Harry Harris has vowed to seek close consultation with South Korea to review military options in response to North Korea's threats, Seoul's defense ministry said Friday. Harris made ....

  • Death toll of India building collapse rises to 33

    Date: 2017-09-01 11:27:34 GMT - India - World - SN:24 - ID:6971294

    NEW DEHLI, Sept 1 (MENA) - Mumbai building collapse death toll has risen to 33 amid an ongoing search and rescue operation, Sky News channel reported. There is no estimate of those still missing in the collapse. A total of 46 people have been ....

  • Tillerson greets Muslims on Eidul Adha

    Date: 2017-09-01 10:54:36 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:20 - ID:6971300

    CAIRO, Sept 1 (MENA) - US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson greeted on Friday Muslims around the world on the occasion of Eidul Adha. Tillerson wished Muslims happy feast, pointing out to the fact that millions of Muslims do charity work during ....

  • EU official: Europe home to 57,000 extremists

    Date: 2017-09-01 10:13:22 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:19 - ID:6971167

    BRUSSELS, Sept 1 (MENA) - European Union's Counter-Terrorism Coordinator Gilles de Kerchove said that Britain is home to about 35,000 extremists, warning that they pose a major threat against national security. Kerchove pointed out that the ....

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