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  • 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 ....

  • German FM deplores Istanbul terror attack

    Date: 2017-01-01 12:46:01 GMT - Germany - World - SN:29 - ID:6253001

    BERLIN, Jan 1 (MENA) – German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier condemned the killing of 39 people at a nightclub in Istanbul, calling it a "cruel and cowardly attack," ABC News reported. Steinmeier said in a statement Sunday that Germany ....

  • Swedish PM describes Istanbul nightclub attack "awful"

    Date: 2017-01-01 12:44:01 GMT - Sweden - World - SN:28 - ID:6252961

    STOCKHOLM, Jan 1 (MENA) - Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven called the terrorist attack that hit Istanbul nightclub as "awful" on his Twitter account. The assault left 39 persons dead and 70 others injured, according to ABC News on ....

  • 3 French nationals injured in Istanbul attack

    Date: 2017-01-01 12:43:20 GMT - France - World - SN:27 - ID:6252981

    PARIS, Jan 1 (MENA) – Three French nationals were wounded in the attack on a night club in Istanbul during New Year festivities in which at least 39 people were killed, RFI reported on Sunday. This was announced on Sunday by the French foreign ....

  • Merkel condoles with Turkey over deaths of Istanbul nightclub shooting

    Date: 2017-01-01 12:40:33 GMT - Germany - World - SN:26 - ID:6252969

    BERLIN, Jan 1 (MENA) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel has sent her condolences to Turkey over the death of scores in Sunday morning attack in Istanbul. She said "terrorists ... have carried out an inhumane and devious attack on people who wanted ....

  • S. Korea acting president calls for 'differentiated, tailored' quarantine efforts

    Date: 2017-01-01 10:08:45 GMT - south korea - World - SN:16 - ID:6251653

    SEOUL, Jan 1 (MENA) – South Korean Acting President and Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn on Sunday called for "differentiated and tailored" quarantine and sterilization efforts to contain the avian influenza (AI) that has ravaged poultry farms across ....

  • Iranian airliner returns to airport after engine failure

    Date: 2016-12-31 21:03:18 GMT - Iran - World - SN:61 - ID:6250405

    TEHRAN, Dec 31 (MENA) - An Iranian passenger plane was forced to return to Tehran's Mehrabad airport on Saturday after one of its two engines failed. All passengers were safe, Iranian Tasnim news agency reported. Taban Airlines' public ....

  • Russia to send plane for diplomats expelled from US

    Date: 2016-12-31 09:47:59 GMT - Russia - World - SN:18 - ID:6247057

    MOSCOW, Dec 31 (MENA) - Russia will send a plane for its diplomats and their families to be expelled by the United States, Sputnik news agency reported quoting the Kremlin press service. On Thursday, US outgoing President Barack Obama announced ....

  • Russia owns supercomputer -- Russian defence min.

    Date: 2016-12-31 09:22:12 GMT - Russia - World - SN:16 - ID:6246793

    MOSCOW, Dec 31 (MENA) - Russia's Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu on Saturday affirmed that the National Defense Management Center (NDCC) has a supercomputer with outstanding capabilities that half of them have not been used yet. A set of programs ....

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