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  • World Bank: Zika economic impact could be 3.5 billion dollars

    Date: 2016-02-19 15:09:14 GMT - USA - World - SN:53 - ID:4347197

    WASHINGTON, Feb 19 (MENA) - The economic impact of the fast-spreading Zika virus in Latin America and the Caribbean is likely to reach 3.5 billion dollars this year, but could climb if the mosquito-borne illness is not quickly contained, the World ....

  • North Ossetia leader dies

    Date: 2016-02-19 12:42:28 GMT - Russia - World - SN:42 - ID:4346677

    VLADIKAVKAZ, Feb 19 (MENA) - Head of North Ossetia Tamerlan Aguzarov died on Friday during treatment in Moscow of pneumonia at the age of 53, local reports said. He was sick for a long time and struggled with the disease for many years, a senior ....

  • European Parliament won't grant Britain special treatment: Schulz

    Date: 2016-02-19 12:32:17 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:39 - ID:4346545

    BRUSSELS, Feb 19 (MENA) - The European Parliament will not agree to grant special treatment for Britain, its president said on Friday as British Prime Minister David Cameron sought to hammer out a deal with European leaders that he could sell to the ....

  • Joint action with Turkey 'priority', says Merkel

    Date: 2016-02-19 12:04:45 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:37 - ID:4346369

    BRUSSELS, Feb 19 (MENA) - European Union leaders threw their weight behind efforts to work with Turkey to limit the flow of refugees to Europe, with German chancellor Angela Merkel labeling it a priority in an announcement early on Friday, The ....

  • South Korea, Palestine agree to deepen ties

    Date: 2016-02-19 10:13:18 GMT - south korea - World - SN:29 - ID:4346033

    SEOUL, Feb 19 (MENA) - The South Korean Foreign Ministry said that South Korea and Palestine agreed on Friday to beef up their cooperation on the economic front and deepen their bilateral ties, Yonhap news agency reported. Foreign Minister Yun ....

  • UK's Syria air strikes killed or injured 'seven Daesh fighters'

    Date: 2016-02-18 22:24:57 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:125 - ID:4344645

    LONDON, Feb 18 (MENA) - Seven fighters from Daesh have been killed or injured by British air strikes in Syria, the Ministry of Defense estimates. By the end of January four attacks had resulted in Daesh casualties, the BBC reported. The first UK ....

  • Trump: Pope will regret calling me un-Christian when Daesh attacks Vatican

    Date: 2016-02-18 21:52:36 GMT - USA - World - SN:121 - ID:4344517

    WASHINGTON, Feb 18 (MENA) - US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump lashed out Thursday after Vatican Pope Francis questioned his Christianity, saying the pontiff will "wish and pray" he the real estate mogul were President "if and when ....

  • Global-PRNewswire (3):Davisco to Exhibit Cheese and Food Ingredient Expertise at Gulfood 2016

    Date: 2016-02-18 21:43:36 GMT - USA - World - SN:120 - ID:4344665

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minnesota, Feb. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/MENA/ -- Davisco will exhibit its cheese and food ingredient expertise at Gulfood 2016, the world's largest annual food and hospitality show. The event takes place February 21-25 at the Dubai ....

  • Hammond urges cessation of hostilities, launching political transition in Syria

    Date: 2016-02-18 17:36:37 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:107 - ID:4343625

    LONDON, Feb 18 (MENA) - UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond on Thursday reiterated the urgent need for cessation of hostilities and political transition in Syria. "I am relieved that desperately-needed aid convoys have now arrived in five ....

  • France to increase fighter jets in Jordan, UAE

    Date: 2016-02-18 16:57:17 GMT - France - World - SN:104 - ID:4343309

    PARIS, Feb 18 (MENA) – France will increase the number of its fighter jets deployed in Jordan and the UAE to compensate the departure of Charles de Gaulle, the French army said on Thursday. France's only aircraft carrier the Charles de Gaulle had ....

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