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  • Turkey rounds up 27 with links to suspected nightclub gunman

    Date: 2017-01-18 19:39:59 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:75 - ID:6359953

    ANKARA, Jan 18 (MENA) - Turkish police rounded up 27 people linked to the suspected gunman in Istanbul’s New Year’s Eve nightclub attack and the justice minister said Wednesday the capture of the suspect will lead to a better understanding of Daesh ....

  • Multiple earthquakes hit central Italy

    Date: 2017-01-18 19:23:32 GMT - Italy - World - SN:74 - ID:6360633

    ROME, Jan 28 (MENA) - Multiple earthquakes have hit central Italy, measuring from 4.8 to 5.7 on the Richter scale, seismologists said. Parts of the same region were devastated by a series of strong tremors in August, 2016, Euronews ....

  • Russia, Turkey conduct first joint air operation against Daesh

    Date: 2017-01-18 18:01:43 GMT - Russia - World - SN:70 - ID:6359941

    MOSCOW, Jan 18 (MENA) - Russia’s Aerospace Force and Turkey’s Air Force are conducting on Wednesday the first joint air operation against Daesh terror group (outlawed in Russia) on the outskirts of the al-Bab town in the Aleppo province, Tass news ....

  • Lavrov says EU countries’ leaders openly interfered in US election campaign

    Date: 2017-01-18 15:14:44 GMT - Russia - World - SN:56 - ID:6358617

    MOSCOW, Jan 18 (MENA) - The leaders of countries which are on the list of US allies openly intervened in the US presidential election campaign, while all charges Russia was doing the same are calumnious, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told a ....

  • The Gambia's Yahya Jammeh's term extended by parliament

    Date: 2017-01-18 10:56:26 GMT - The Gambia - World - SN:31 - ID:6356629

    BANJUL, Jan 18 (MENA) - The Gambia's parliament has extended President Yahya Jammeh's term, which is due to end on Thursday following his defeat in elections, by 90 days, the BBC reported Wednesday. It also approved his decision to declare a ....

  • Putin expects Russia, US to restore normal relations

    Date: 2017-01-17 22:29:00 GMT - Russia - World - SN:98 - ID:6353217

    MOSCOW, Jan 17 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin expects Moscow and Washington to restore normal interstate relations, Tass reported on Tuesday. "I very much hope that common sense will prevail. This also concerns relations between the ....

  • Iran says Trump's talk on nuclear deal is 'mainly slogans'

    Date: 2017-01-17 21:53:47 GMT - Iran - World - SN:95 - ID:6352965

    TEHRAN, Jan 17 (MENA) - Iran's president on Tuesday compared talk of renegotiating its nuclear accord to "converting a shirt back to cotton," and said US President-elect Donald Trump's talk of doing so is "mainly slogans." Trump has strongly ....

  • Putin dismisses Trump dossier claims as 'rubbish'

    Date: 2017-01-17 16:36:43 GMT - Russia - World - SN:75 - ID:6352413

    MOSCOW, Jan 17 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday that a damning dossier on US President-elect Donald Trump was "false" and dismissed allegations that his country's security services had been monitoring Trump as ....

  • IOM: Mediterranean migrant arrivals reach 2,876

    Date: 2017-01-17 12:24:33 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:37 - ID:6350133

    GENEVA, Jan 17 (MENA) - The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said 2,876 migrants and refugees have entered Europe by sea in 2017, through 15 January, arriving mostly in Greece and Italy, compared with 23,664 through the first 14 days ....

  • Istanbul nightclub attack gunman arrested, say Turkish officials

    Date: 2017-01-17 09:42:56 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:12 - ID:6348101

    ANKARA, Jan 17 (MENA) - A man suspected of shooting dead 39 people in a New Year’s Eve attack on a nightclub in Istanbul has been arrested, The Guardian reported, quoting the Turkish officials. It is understood the Uzbek national, named as ....

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