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  • Two explosions reported outside Mogadishu airport

    Date: 2017-01-02 10:18:22 GMT - Somalia - World - SN:15 - ID:6258049

    MOGADISHU, Jan 2 (MENA) - Two powerful blasts were reported outside Mogadishu airport on Monday, ABC news reported. Reports about casualties and damage have not been immediately available. (MENA) S R E ....

  • With Trump, Russia goes from Thursday’s foe of US to Friday’s friend

    Date: 2017-01-01 22:47:06 GMT - USA - World - SN:75 - ID:6255581

    NEW YORK, January 1 (MENA) - US and Russia by Thursday were the enemy No. 1 for the other, and turned to be a friend on Friday, thanks to President-elect Donald Trump, The New York Times reported Sunday. The diatribe against the Obama ....

  • China condemns nightclub attack in Turkey

    Date: 2017-01-01 19:57:25 GMT - China - World - SN:60 - ID:6254745

    BEIJING, Jan 1 (MENA) -- China condemned the terrorist attack on a nightclub in Istanbul during New Year's celebrations, Xinhua quoted Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying as saying on Sunday. "China firmly opposes all forms of terrorism ....

  • Plane set to carry home expelled Russian diplomats departs from US

    Date: 2017-01-01 19:00:15 GMT - Russia - World - SN:57 - ID:6254881

    MOSCOW, Jan 1 (MENA) - The special plane, which was sent by Moscow to carry back home Russian diplomats expelled from the United States, left Washington on Sunday, Sputnik news agency said, quoting the Russian Embassy's press service. On ....

  • Pakistan reaffirms solidarity with Turkey over Istanbul nightclub shooting

    Date: 2017-01-01 16:45:45 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:51 - ID:6254713

    ISLAMABAD, Jan 1 (MENA) - Pakistan on Sunday strongly condemned the terrorist attack at a nightclub in Istanbul and expressed deep anguish at the tragedy, Geo TV reported Sunday. “Pakistan condemns in the strongest possible terms the heinous ....

  • New UN chief pledges to make 2017 'year for peace'

    Date: 2017-01-01 16:19:32 GMT - USA - World - SN:48 - ID:6254485

    NEW YORK, Jan 1 (MENA) - New United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Sunday pledged to make 2017 a year for peace. "On this New Year's Day, I ask all of you to join me in making one shared New Year's resolution: Let us resolve to put ....

  • 2 people injured in Istanbul mosque shooting

    Date: 2017-01-01 16:16:14 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:47 - ID:6254489

    ANKAR, Jan 1 (MENA) - A gunman has opened fire at a mosque in Istanbul just hours after the Turkey nightclub massacre, Mirror Online reported on Sunday. Terrified worshippers were forced to flee as the gunman opened fire in the Hasan Pasha Mosque ....

  • 200,000 Russian law enforcers to ensure security during New Year holidays

    Date: 2017-01-01 16:14:35 GMT - Russia - World - SN:46 - ID:6254493

    MOSCOW, Jan 1 (MENA) - Some 200,000 law enforcement officers will be mobilized to ensure security throughout Russia during the New Year holiday week, Sputnik reported Sunday quoting the Russian Interior Ministry. Approximately 80,000 public ....

  • At least 60,000 persons killed in 2016 in Syria - SOHR

    Date: 2017-01-01 14:35:00 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:43 - ID:6254041

    LONDON, Jan 1 (MENA) - The London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) announced that at least 60,000 persons were killed including 13,607 civilians during 2016 due to the fighting in Syria. The dead included also 2,885 children, ....

  • Unity between countries, continents needed to fight terror - Italian FM

    Date: 2017-01-01 13:05:45 GMT - Italy - World - SN:33 - ID:6253377

    ROME, Jan 1 (MENA) - Italy's foreign minister says unity among countries and continents is needed to combat terror. Minister Angelino Alfano in tweets Sunday says the Istanbul New Year's nightclub attack that killed 39 people "reminds us that the ....

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