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  • Explosion in French Flamanville reactor blast; No nuclear risk - Officials

    Date: 2017-02-09 12:36:09 GMT - France - World - SN:45 - ID:6492257

    CAEN, Feb 9 (MENA) – An explosion and fire have occurred at the Flamanville nuclear plant on France's northern coast but there was no nuclear risk, the BBC quoted officials saying on Thursday. "It is a significant technical event but it is not a ....

  • Kremlin says Russia, US share understanding on fight against terrorism

    Date: 2017-02-09 12:35:37 GMT - Russia - World - SN:44 - ID:6492293

    MOSCOW, Feb 9 (MENA) - Russia and the United States are unanimous in their understanding of the need to fight international terrorism and the so-called Islamic State terrorist organization, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Thursday, according ....

  • Several injured in explosion at France's Flamanville nuclear reactor site near Channel Islands

    Date: 2017-02-09 11:09:04 GMT - France - World - SN:32 - ID:6491677

    PARIS, Feb 9 (MENA) - Several people are reported injured after an explosion at a nuclear power station in northwestern France but regional authorities said that there was no nuclear risk, The DailyTelegraph reported. The explosion happened at ....

  • US officials caution White House on terrorist designation for Iran’s Revolutionary Guard

    Date: 2017-02-09 10:15:48 GMT - USA - World - SN:21 - ID:6490637

    WASHINGTON, Feb 9 (MENA) - Senior US defense and intelligence officials have cautioned the White House that a proposal to designate Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps as a foreign terrorist organization could endanger U.S. troops in Iraq and the ....

  • 2 people held in Germany in probe of possible attack plan

    Date: 2017-02-09 09:05:27 GMT - Germany - World - SN:18 - ID:6490561

    BERLIN, Feb 9 (MENA) - Police in central Germany said that they have detained two known extremists in an investigation of possible plans for an attack, ABC News reported on Thursday. Police said the men — a 27-year-old Algerian and a 23-year-old ....

  • Pentagon looking to rent space at Trump tower

    Date: 2017-02-09 06:18:48 GMT - USA - World - SN:4 - ID:6489801

    WASHINGTON, Feb 9 (MENA) -The United States military is looking to rent space at Trump Tower for use when President Donald Trump returns to his longtime home in New York City, abc news reported. A Pentagon spokesman said Wednesday that the ....

  • Jeff Sessions is confirmed as Attorney General despite fierce opposition from Elizabeth Warren,other Democrats

    Date: 2017-02-09 06:07:07 GMT - USA - World - SN:2 - ID:6489737

    WASHINGTON, Feb 9 (MENA) - The US Senate voted to confirm Republican Sen. Jeff Sessions as the next attorney general of the United States on Wednesday after fierce opposition from Democrats including Sen. Elizabeth Warren as many question if he can ....

  • Pope criticizes Myanmar's illtreatment of Rohingya

    Date: 2017-02-08 16:47:03 GMT - Italy - World - SN:66 - ID:6487665

    ROME, Feb 8 (MENA) - Pope Francis has issued a strong defense of the right of Burma’s Rohingya Muslims to ‘live their faith’, and criticized the country’s government for an alleged campaign of persecution, The Independent reported on ....

  • UN agency seeks $2.1B to help war-stricken Yemenis this year

    Date: 2017-02-08 13:42:03 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:56 - ID:6486513

    GENEVA, Feb 8 (MENA) - A UN agency is seeking $2.1 billion this year to help people in Yemen, where a nearly two-year conflict has left thousands dead in the Arab world's poorest country, ABC News reported. The Office for the Coordination of ....

  • Egyptian parlt delegation inaugurates Egyptian pavilion in Berlin Fruit Logistica 2017

    Date: 2017-02-08 12:44:10 GMT - Germany - World - SN:43 - ID:6485625

    BERLIN, Feb 8 (MENA) – A 12-member Egyptian parliamentary delegation and Egyptian Ambassador in Germany Badr Abdel Aati inaugurated the Egyptian pavilion in an exhibition for vegetables and fruits in Berlin known as Fruit Logistica 2017. In ....

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