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  • Lufthansa flight makes emergency landing in New York over bombing threat

    Date: 2016-12-13 08:06:28 GMT - USA - World - SN:11 - ID:6137337

    NEW YORK, Dec 13 (MENA) - A flight en route from Houston, Texas to the German town of Frankfurt made an emergency landing in the John F. Kennedy Airport (JFK) in New York because of a bombing threat, the airline said in a statement."The flight LH441 ....

  • Trump picks Rex Tillerson as US secretary of state

    Date: 2016-12-13 07:23:37 GMT - USA - World - SN:5 - ID:6137205

    WASHINGTON, Dec 13 (MENA) - US President-elect Donald Trump is poised to name Rex Tillerson, chief executive of ExxonMobil, as his secretary of state, the Financial Times reported. Trump tweeted on Monday that he would formally unveil his choice ....

  • Man held for allegedly stabbing worshipper near California mosque

    Date: 2016-12-12 20:02:28 GMT - USA - World - SN:90 - ID:6136149

    WASHINGTON, Dec 12 (MENA) – A man has been arrested on suspicion of committing a hate crime after police say he stabbed a worshipper near a Simi Valley mosque in the US, FOX News reported on Monday. Police said reports of people fighting sent ....

  • EGFA decries church terrorist attack

    Date: 2016-12-11 17:53:52 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:124 - ID:6127829

    CAIRO, Dec 11 (MENA) – The Egyptian-German Friendship Association (EGFA) condemned on Sunday the cowardly terrorist attack that hit El Boutroseya Coptic Orthodox Church this morning in Cairo's Abbassiya district, killing at least 25 people and ....

  • Romanians vote for parliament amid concerns over graft

    Date: 2016-12-11 09:37:43 GMT - Romania - World - SN:26 - ID:6124161

    BUCHAREST, Dec 11 (MENA) – Romanians began voting Sunday in a parliamentary election a year after a massive anti-corruption drive forced the last Socialist prime minister from power, ABC News reported. The country of about 19 million is one of ....

  • Chinese ships enter Japanese waters around Senkakus

    Date: 2016-12-11 08:59:06 GMT - Japan - World - SN:20 - ID:6123965

    TOKYO, Dec 11 (MENA) - Three China Coast Guard vessels entered Japanese waters around the disputed Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea on Sunday, Japanese news agency Kyodo quoted the Japan Coast Guard as saying. The ships were spotted in ....

  • S. Korea's military chief calls for vigilance against North provocations

    Date: 2016-12-11 08:17:26 GMT - south korea - World - SN:15 - ID:6123661

    SEOUL, Dec 11 (MENA) - South Korea's military chief called for vigilance against North Korea's possible provocations after parliament voted to impeach President Park Geun-hye a day earlier, Yonhap quoted officials as saying Sunday. South Korea's ....

  • North Korea's Kim guides special operations drill targeting South

    Date: 2016-12-11 07:31:37 GMT - North Korea - World - SN:13 - ID:6123565

    PYONGYANG, Dec 11 (MENA) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un guided a special operations drill targeting the South, the Star Online quoted North's media reports on Sunday, as rival South Korea remained on alert for any attempt by the North to take ....

  • Scores dead in church collapse in Nigeria

    Date: 2016-12-11 05:50:08 GMT - Nigeria - World - SN:5 - ID:6123321

    ABUJA, Dec 11 (MENA) - A church roof has collapsed in Uyo, south-east Nigeria, killing at least 60 people attending a bishop's ordination, the BBC reported Sunday. Some reports put the number much higher, with many people are believed to be still ....

  • China launches new generation weather satellite

    Date: 2016-12-11 05:33:54 GMT - China - World - SN:3 - ID:6123289

    BEIJING, Dec 11 (MENA) - China has launched a new weather satellite marking an upgrade of its meteorological satellites in geostationary orbit, The Indian Express reported. The Fengyun-4 satellite, the first of China’s second-generation weather ....

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