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  • Romanian parliament approves Gov't under leadership of Social Democrat Grindeanu

    Date: 2017-01-04 22:00:31 GMT - Romania - World - SN:82 - ID:6275129

    BUCHAREST, Jan 4 (MENA) - Romania's coalition government led by Social Democrat Prime Minister Sorin Grindeanu has received the parliament's backing in a confidence vote, Sputnik news agency said on Wednesday. The cabinet under the leadership of ....

  • Germany arrests Tunisian who dined with market attacker

    Date: 2017-01-04 21:19:41 GMT - Germany - World - SN:80 - ID:6274941

    BERLIN, Jan 4 (MENA) - An acquaintance of suspected Berlin Christmas market attacker Anis Amri who dined with him the night before the rampage is under investigation for possible participation in planning the attack, German prosecutors said ....

  • More than 100 injured when part of train derails in US Brooklyn

    Date: 2017-01-04 21:04:19 GMT - USA - World - SN:79 - ID:6274769

    WASHINGTON, Jan 4 (MENA) - At least 103 people were injured -- three seriously -- when a commuter train slammed into a safeguard at a Brooklyn station Wednesday, forcing part of its first car off the tracks, US officials said. Most of the ....

  • Two UN peacekeepers killed, two injured in ambush in Central African Republic

    Date: 2017-01-04 20:39:20 GMT - Central African Republic - World - SN:78 - ID:6274709

    BANGUI, Jan 4 (MENA) - The United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Central African Republic (CAR) on Wednesday condemned a deadly ambush on a convoy in the south-eastern part of the country which killed two blue helmets from Morocco and wounded ....

  • Russian, Syrian troops liberate 12,360km in Syria

    Date: 2017-01-04 17:42:00 GMT - Russia - World - SN:69 - ID:6273737

    MOSCOW, Jan 4 (MENA) - Russian Air Forces, in cooperation with the Syria army, liberated 12,360 kilometers in Syria from militants, a spokesman for the Russian Defense Ministry said on Wednesday. According to Russia Today, Igor Konashenkov said ....

  • global-PRNewswire(4):Get a First Glimpse of the New Keyboard BlackBerry Smartphone at CES

    Date: 2017-01-04 17:20:48 GMT - USA - World - SN:67 - ID:6274393

    Get a First Glimpse of the New Keyboard BlackBerry Smartphone at CES New BlackBerry features based on security, productivity and reliability LAS VEGAS, Jan. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ MENA/-- TCL Communication Technology Holdings Ltd. ("TCL ....

  • Italy to step up deportations after migrant death protest

    Date: 2017-01-04 16:41:45 GMT - Italy - World - SN:65 - ID:6274113

    ROME, Jan 4 (MENA) - Italy vowed Wednesday to increase deportations of migrants whose asylum requests have been rejected, after a riot in a reception centre sparked by the death of a young woman, France 24 reported. The country, which has been on ....

  • US coalition has been destroying Syrian infrastructure since 2012 - Russian MOD

    Date: 2017-01-04 13:19:04 GMT - Russia - World - SN:47 - ID:6272281

    MOSCOW, Jan 4 (MENA) - The US-led international coalition has been systematically bombing the Syrian infrastructure since 2012 and has not targeted Daesh-held oil facilities, the Russian Defense Ministry's spokesman Maj. Gen. Igor Konashenkov said ....

  • Washington, its allies were able to prevent appearance of Daesh - official

    Date: 2017-01-04 11:35:33 GMT - USA - World - SN:36 - ID:6271249

    WASHINGTON, Jan 4 (MENA) - The Director of the Central Intelligence Agency John Brennan said that there has been an unfortunate turn of events over the last several years. When the Syrian revolution started, the Arab spring, there was no such ....

  • Tornado and flooding kill six as storms cross US south

    Date: 2017-01-04 11:10:44 GMT - USA - World - SN:34 - ID:6271117

    WASHINGTON, Jan 4 (MENA) - Four people have been killed by a suspected tornado in Rehobeth, Alabama, after violent storms brought a tree down on their mobile home, the BBC reported on Wednesday. Three others who were in the trailer escaped ....

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