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  • Cocaine worth £50 million washed up on UK coast

    Date: 2017-02-10 19:06:56 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:65 - ID:6499709

    LONDON, Feb 10 (MENA) - Cocaine worth £50 million has washed up on the UK's Norfolk coast in 12 holdalls, sparking a major investigation, The Sun reported Friday. About 360 kilos of the Class A drug have been found in the holdalls washed up on ....

  • China deplores killing of 6 ICRC in Afghanistan

    Date: 2017-02-10 18:51:55 GMT - China - World - SN:64 - ID:6499653

    BEIJING, Feb 10 (MENA) – China strongly condemned the attack on six employees of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Afghanistan, which violated the international humanitarian law, and mourns for the victims, Chinese Foreign ....

  • Chinese naval taskforce arrives in Karachi for Aman-17 multilateral exercise

    Date: 2017-02-10 18:12:32 GMT - China - World - SN:60 - ID:6499565

    BEIJING, Feb 10 (MENA) – The 24th Chinese naval escort taskforce arrived at the Karachi Port of Pakistan on the morning of Thursday, Chinese Ministry of National Defense said on Friday. The taskforce is comprised of the guided-missile destroyer ....

  • Russia-US relations need to be restored after 'degradation' under Obama - Putin

    Date: 2017-02-10 17:33:37 GMT - Russia - World - SN:57 - ID:6499345

    MOSCOW, Feb 10 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday that the Russia-US relations need to be restored after a period of degradation, Sputnik news agency reported. Putin made the remarks at a news conference after talks with ....

  • Man arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences as he arrives in Britain from Iraq

    Date: 2017-02-10 17:28:48 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:56 - ID:6499429

    LONDON, Feb 10 (MENA) - A 44-year-old man has been arrested at Gatwick Airport by anti-terror police as he got off a flight from Iraq, The Telegraph reported. The man from Hertfordshire was detained on suspicion of the preparation of terrorist ....

  • 11 injured in blaze as man attempts to 'throw Molotov cocktail' on Hong Kong train

    Date: 2017-02-10 17:00:52 GMT - China - World - SN:53 - ID:6499321

    BEIJING, Feb 10 (MENA) - At least 11 people were injured in a fire on an MTR train on the Tsuen Wan Line on Friday evening after a man tried to hurl a petrol bomb, the Star reported. Initial information shows there were flames and smoke on board ....

  • Hungary stoops to new low with plan to round up asylum seekers in container camp: Amnesty International

    Date: 2017-02-10 16:54:52 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:52 - ID:6499317

    BRUSSELS, Feb 10 (MENA) - The Hungarian government’s announcement that it will detain all asylum seekers in containers near the border is yet another disturbing move in a pattern of demonizing this already very vulnerable group, Amnesty ....

  • Afghan death toll from heavy snowfall, avalanches hits 191

    Date: 2017-02-10 16:48:33 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:50 - ID:6499313

    KABUL, Feb 10 (MENA) - The death toll from avalanches and freezing weather conditions across Afghanistan has risen to 191, officials said Friday, as rescue operations were underway in the worst-affected areas, The Daily Mail reported. "The death ....

  • At least 15 injured in Hong Kong arson attack

    Date: 2017-02-10 16:32:45 GMT - China - World - SN:49 - ID:6499181

    BEIJING, Feb 10 (MENA) - At least 15 people were injured in a fire that broke out on a Hong Kong train at the popular Tsim Sha Tsui station on Friday evening, after a man who declared he would burn passengers to death threw a petrol bomb, Hong Kong ....

  • Putin expects Russia, US to restore normal ties under Trump mandate

    Date: 2017-02-10 16:18:14 GMT - Russia - World - SN:47 - ID:6499033

    MOSCOW, Feb 10 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday he expects a full resumption of relations between Russia and and the United States under Donald Trump's mandate, Russia Today reported. "We have always welcomed and count on ....

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