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  • 12 killed, 35 injured in Parachinar market blast

    Date: 2017-01-21 06:40:20 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:6 - ID:6373793

    ISLAMABAD, Jan 21 (MENA) - At least 12 people were killed and 35 others injured when a landmine exploded in a vegetable market in northwestern Pakistan on Saturday morning. The blast took place at 8:50am when dozens of people were busy shopping in ....

  • China denounces attendance of Taiwan’s delegation at Trump inauguration

    Date: 2017-01-20 22:30:48 GMT - China - World - SN:113 - ID:6373169

    BEIJING, Jan 20 (MENA) – Chinese Foreign Ministry on Friday said it opposed the Taiwan delegation’s attendance for US President Donald Trump’s inauguration asserting this could "disturb or undermine Sino-US relations." In a daily briefing, the ....

  • Man suspected of planning Vienna bomb attack arrested

    Date: 2017-01-20 22:18:18 GMT - Austria - World - SN:111 - ID:6373313

    VIENNA, Jan 20 (MENA) - A man suspected of planning a bomb attack in Vienna has been arrested by special forces, Sky News quoted Austrian media as reporting. The Austrian authorities had been warned about a possible attack by foreign intelligence ....

  • Anti-Trump riots on streets of Washington; 90 protesters arrested

    Date: 2017-01-20 22:15:58 GMT - USA - World - SN:110 - ID:6373189

    WASHINGTON, Jan 20 (MENA) - Chaos has erupted in the streets of Washington as over 90 anti-Trump supporters have been arrested following a violent clash with police against the Republican's inauguration, the Mirror reported on Friday. Protesters ....

  • 53 militants killed in Afghan military operations - defense ministry

    Date: 2017-01-20 20:48:44 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:106 - ID:6373061

    KABUL, Jan 20 (MENA) - The Afghan Defense Ministry said Friday that 53 militants were killed in military operations in 12 states nationwide over the past 24 hours, the BBC reported. The ministry added that 30 other militants were injured and an ....

  • Gambia's Jammeh 'to quit, leave', says Adama Barrow

    Date: 2017-01-20 20:28:38 GMT - Senegal - World - SN:104 - ID:6373017

    DAKAR, Jan 20 (MENA) - Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh will step down and leave the country, BBC news cited his elected successor as saying. Adama Barrow made the announcement on Twitter, after hours of talks aimed at persuading Jammeh to recognize ....

  • Donald Trump sworn in as 45th US president 2 last Washington

    Date: 2017-01-20 19:46:08 GMT - USA - World - SN:99 - ID:6372885

    In his inauguration speech, Trump said "We, the citizens of America, are now joined in a great national effort to rebuild our country and restore its promise for all of our people." "Together, we will determine the course of America and the world ....

  • UNICEF: Young refugee, migrant children at risk as extreme cold weather grips much of Europe

    Date: 2017-01-20 19:37:59 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:98 - ID:6372705

    GENEVA, Jan 20 (MENA) – The UNICEF on Friday warned that more than 23,000 child refugees and migrants could risk respiratory infections, "even death from hypothermia," due to sub-freezing temperatures across Europe. In a report published on ....

  • Donald Trump sworn in as 45th US president

    Date: 2017-01-20 17:58:13 GMT - USA - World - SN:88 - ID:6372481

    WASHINGTON, Jan 20 (MENA) - Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th US president on Friday in the US Capitol in Washington. Trump assumed office from President Barack Obama. In his inauguration speech, Trump pledged to keep "America first and ....

  • Kremlin not stricken by any 'horror' from Trump's inauguration

    Date: 2017-01-20 16:15:47 GMT - Russia - World - SN:80 - ID:6371877

    MOSCOW, Jan 20 (MENA) - Moscow does not feel horror from possible changes in the global policy and the global economy in the wake of the election of Donald Trump as the US president, Tass news agency quoted Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov as saying ....

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