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  • 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 ....

  • UN: 400 Rohingya Muslims killed in Myanmar

    Date: 2017-09-01 08:42:03 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:14 - ID:6971153

    NEW YORK, Sept 1 (MENA) - About 400 people were killed during this week in the fight between Rohingya Muslim minority and security forces northwestern Myanmar, according to the United Nations. The BBC reported that the number of Rohingya Muslims ....

  • Putin greets Russian Muslims on Eidul Adha

    Date: 2017-09-01 07:55:56 GMT - Russia - World - SN:12 - ID:6971109

    MOSCOW, Sept 1 (MENA)- President Vladimir Putin extended his greetings to Russian Muslims on the occasion of Eidul Adha, lauding the role of Muslims in promoting religious and national dialogue in Russia. Putin said, in a statement posted on the ....

  • 6 killed, injured in bomb attack in northwest Pakistan

    Date: 2017-09-01 07:19:06 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:11 - ID:6971098

    ISLAMABAD, Sept 1 (MENA) - A Pakistani official said Friday that a roadside bomb hit a vehicle carrying an anti-Taliban tribal elder in the northwest, killing him, his son and another person, ABC news channel reported. Three people were also ....

  • Lavrov, Tillerson agree to meet in September

    Date: 2017-08-31 21:57:56 GMT - Russia - World - SN:78 - ID:6970898

    MOSCOW, Aug 31 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson agreed in a telephone conversation on Thursday to meet in September, a high-ranking official from the US administration told a briefing. She ....

  • Merkel faces protests in Germany's nationalist heartlands

    Date: 2017-08-31 21:35:10 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:76 - ID:6970868

    LONDON, Aug 31 (MENA) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel has faced fierce protests on the campaign trail for next month’s federal elections in Germany, calling into question her strategy of actively targeting regions of the country where rightwing ....

  • New Russian ambassador to US arrives in Washington

    Date: 2017-08-31 20:04:17 GMT - Russia - World - SN:70 - ID:6970869

    WASHINGTON, Aug 31 (MENA) - The new Russian Ambassador to the US, Anatoly Ivanov, has arrived in Washington, TASS reported. Anatoly Antonov replaces Sergei Kislyak, who rounded up his term of ambassadorial duties in Washington on July ....

  • Battle to regain Raqqa must not be about defeating Daesh at all costs – Zeid

    Date: 2017-08-31 17:40:30 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:64 - ID:6970774

    GENEVA, Aug 31 (MENA) - UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein stressed that the battle to regain al Raqqa and Deir-ez-Zor from Daesh must not be waged at the expense of the lives of civilians trapped and besieged in these ....

  • Mumbai building collapse kills at least 21

    Date: 2017-08-31 16:36:35 GMT - India - World - SN:60 - ID:6970773

    NEW DELHI, Aug 31 (MENA) - At least 21 people have died and 21 others have been rescued after a building collapse in Mumbai, BBC reported. Rescuers say they will keep looking for survivors through the night. A six-storey building toppled over in ....

  • Russia FSB detains 2 Daesh terrorists plotting attacks in Moscow

    Date: 2017-08-31 13:19:39 GMT - Russia - World - SN:48 - ID:6970558

    MOSCOW, Aug 31 (MENA) - The Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) has detained Two Central Asia natives, who were preparing terrorist attacks in Moscow and the Moscow Region on September 1, the first day of the academic year, Sputnik News reported ....

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