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  • UNICEF: Young refugee, migrant children at risk as extreme cold weather grips much of Europe

    Date: 2017-01-20 19:37:59 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:98 - ID:6372705

    GENEVA, Jan 20 (MENA) – The UNICEF on Friday warned that more than 23,000 child refugees and migrants could risk respiratory infections, "even death from hypothermia," due to sub-freezing temperatures across Europe. In a report published on ....

  • Donald Trump sworn in as 45th US president

    Date: 2017-01-20 17:58:13 GMT - USA - World - SN:88 - ID:6372481

    WASHINGTON, Jan 20 (MENA) - Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th US president on Friday in the US Capitol in Washington. Trump assumed office from President Barack Obama. In his inauguration speech, Trump pledged to keep "America first and ....

  • Kremlin not stricken by any 'horror' from Trump's inauguration

    Date: 2017-01-20 16:15:47 GMT - Russia - World - SN:80 - ID:6371877

    MOSCOW, Jan 20 (MENA) - Moscow does not feel horror from possible changes in the global policy and the global economy in the wake of the election of Donald Trump as the US president, Tass news agency quoted Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov as saying ....

  • Trump arrives at church service ahead of inauguration

    Date: 2017-01-20 15:28:53 GMT - USA - World - SN:73 - ID:6371469

    WASHINGTON, Jan 20 (MENA) - Donald J. Trump, who is set to be sworn in as the 45th President of the US later in the day, arrived for a church service at St. John's Episcopal Church on Friday, in the lead up to his taking the oath of office, the ABC ....

  • French police hunt knifeman who attacked passengers at Paris Metro stations

    Date: 2017-01-20 12:20:10 GMT - France - World - SN:51 - ID:6370401

    PARIS, Jan 20 (MENA) - Police in Paris have launched a manhunt to track down a knifeman who attacked people indiscriminately at Metro stations in Paris on Thursday night. According to Le Parisien newspaper, the attacker stabbed a man three times ....

  • Putin offers condolences to Italian PM over deadly avalanche

    Date: 2017-01-20 11:22:55 GMT - Russia - World - SN:46 - ID:6370069

    MOSCOW, Jan 20 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has offered his condolences to Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni over a deadly avalanche in the Abruzzo region, Tass reported on Friday. The condolence message has been published on ....

  • Obama cuts short the sentences of 330 drug offenders in his last act as president

    Date: 2017-01-20 10:02:15 GMT - USA - World - SN:31 - ID:6369685

    WASHINGTON, Jan 20 (MENA) - In his last major act as president, Barack Obama is cutting short the sentences of 330 federal inmates convicted of drug crimes, Business Insider site reported. The move brings Obama's bid to correct what he's called a ....

  • Donald Trump names billionaire New York Jets owner as his UK ambassador

    Date: 2017-01-20 09:52:14 GMT - USA - World - SN:29 - ID:6369521

    WASHINGTON, Jan 20 (MENA) - Woody Johnson, the billionaire owner of the New York Jets and a scion of the Johnson & Johnson cosmetics family, will be Donald Trump's ambassador to London, the president-elect has revealed. The announcement was made ....

  • Washington becomes security fortress for Trump inauguration

    Date: 2017-01-20 09:44:32 GMT - USA - World - SN:26 - ID:6369365

    WASHINGTON, Jan 20 (MENA) - Metal detectors, roadblocks, thousands of security officers, barricades of metal and sand trucks have descended on Washington, DC in preparation for Donald Trump’s inauguration on Friday as the 45th US ....

  • S. Korea, US, Japan to conduct drills to tackle North missiles

    Date: 2017-01-20 09:37:07 GMT - south korea - World - SN:23 - ID:6369389

    SEOUL, Jan 20 (MENA) - South Korea, the United States and Japan kicked off on Friday a naval exercise aimed at countering North Korean missiles amid growing signs that Pyongyang is ready to test-fire an intercontinental ballistic missile ....

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