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  • UN envoy: Geneva talks a 'moment of truth' for Cyprus unity

    Date: 2017-01-09 18:51:08 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:51 - ID:6301453

    GENEVA, Jan 9 (MENA) - A summit meeting between the rival leaders of ethnically divided Cyprus in this Swiss city will determine whether the east Mediterranean island nation can finally be reunified after decades of failed attempts and dashed hopes, ....

  • Kremlin denies role in US election hack, calls accusations 'witch hunt'

    Date: 2017-01-09 14:08:01 GMT - Russia - World - SN:35 - ID:6299757

    MOSCOW, Jan 9 (MENA) - Russia categorically denies that any of its official agencies took part in any cyberattacks on the United States, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Monday, noting that the "witch hunt" is becoming tiresome. Commenting on ....

  • China launches commercial rocket mission Kuaizhou-1A

    Date: 2017-01-09 12:43:12 GMT - China - World - SN:27 - ID:6299285

    BEIJING, Jan 9 (MENA) - The rocket Kuaizhou-1A (KZ-1A) has sent three satellites into space in its first commercial mission on Monday, Xinhua news agency reported. The rocket, carrying the satellite JL-1 and two CubeSats XY-S1 and Caton-1, blasted ....

  • Moscow strongly condemns Jerusalem attack

    Date: 2017-01-09 11:35:52 GMT - Russia - World - SN:22 - ID:6298361

    MOSCOW, Jan 9 (MENA) - Russia strongly condemned the attack carried out in Jerusalem on January 8, the Russian foreign ministry said in a statement. On January 8, a man rammed his truck into a group of military servicemen and civilians near the ....

  • S. Korea warns of stronger sanctions in case of ICBM test

    Date: 2017-01-09 09:08:24 GMT - south korea - World - SN:14 - ID:6297457

    SEOUL, Jan 9 (MENA) - South Korea warned North Korea Monday that it could face stronger international sanctions and pressure if it goes ahead with a launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile, South Korean news agency Yonhap reported. The ....

  • Three killed in terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir

    Date: 2017-01-09 08:54:26 GMT - India - World - SN:13 - ID:6297453

    NEW DELHI, Jan 9 (MENA) - Heavily-armed terrorists on Monday attacked a General Reserve Engineer Force (GREF) camp in Jammu and Kashmir's Akhnoor district killing three personnel. The attack took place around 7 am. Gun shots were heard and the ....

  • Mexico arrests American in US consular official's shooting

    Date: 2017-01-09 05:46:07 GMT - Mexico - World - SN:2 - ID:6296581

    MEXICO CITY, Jan 9 (MENA) - A US citizen has been arrested in Mexico in connection with the shooting attack on a US consulate official, authorities here announced, adding he will be deported to face inquiry at home. “A US citizen was identified ....

  • Swedish leader Warns of Security Threats in Baltic Sea Area

    Date: 2017-01-08 22:44:37 GMT - Sweden - World - SN:70 - ID:6296049

    STOCKHOLM, Jan 8 (MENA) - Sweden's prime minister has warned that the Scandinavian country faces several security threats, including cyber attacks, ABC news reported. Stefan Lofven says there are "primary" threats facing the country with a ....

  • Mexican agents catch man who shot US Consular official

    Date: 2017-01-08 22:34:56 GMT - Mexico - World - SN:69 - ID:6295833

    MEXICO CITY, Jan 8 (MENA) - Prosecutors in Mexico said Sunday Mexican agents caught a gunman who shot an official of the US consulate in the western city of Guadalajara. The Attorney General's Office of the western state of Jalisco said in the ....

  • Freezing conditions cause death, chaos across Europe

    Date: 2017-01-08 22:24:15 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:68 - ID:6295749

    LONDON, Jan 8 (MENA) - Heavy snowfall and below-freezing temperatures sweeping the European continent have caused more than a dozen deaths while halting traffic, grounding flights and crippling ferries, The Guardian said. At least 10 people died ....

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