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  • Turkish premier says Kurdish militant carried out Ankara attack

    Date: 2016-02-18 11:21:09 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:33 - ID:4340153

    ANKARA, Feb 18 (MENA) - Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said Thursday that a Kurdish militant from Syria carried out the car bombing that hit a military convoy in Ankara a day earlier, vowing to expand Turkey’s war on terror and warning ....

  • Kerry meets Hollywood studio chiefs over Daesh

    Date: 2016-02-18 06:24:42 GMT - USA - World - SN:6 - ID:4338149

    WASHINGTON, Feb 18 (MENA) - US Secretary of State John Kerry met with the heads of major studios on Tuesday to talk about how to counter the Daesh. The meeting was held at Universal Studios, and lasted about 90 minutes. The meeting was ....

  • Death toll from Ankara explosion rises to 28

    Date: 2016-02-17 20:49:28 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:137 - ID:4337445

    ANKARA, Feb 17 (MENA) – The death toll from Wednesday's explosion that took place in Ankara jumped to 28, while at least 61 others were injured. The booby-trapped car stopped and exploded between five buses with military personnel on board, ....

  • Death toll from Ankara explosion rises to 18

    Date: 2016-02-17 19:55:27 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:134 - ID:4337069

    ANKARA, Feb 17 (MENA) – The death toll from Wednesday's explosion that took place in Ankara jumped to 18, while at least 45 others were injured. Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu canceled a planned visit to Brussels that was scheduled to ....

  • 25 killed in bombing of Syrian hospital - MSF

    Date: 2016-02-17 19:32:19 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:132 - ID:4336789

    GENEVA, Feb 17 (MENA) - At least 25 people were killed in the bombing of a Doctors Without Borders (MSF) hospital in Idlib province, northwestern Syria, earlier this week, according to the aid group. The death toll includes nine hospital staff ....

  • Pope Francis mourns death of Ghali

    Date: 2016-02-17 18:47:15 GMT - Vatican - World - SN:129 - ID:4336745

    VATICAN CITY, Feb 17 (MENA) - Egypt's Ambassador to the Vatican received a phone call from Pope Francis who offered condolences to President Abdel Fattah El Sisi over the death of former UN chief Boutros Boutros Ghali. The Pope, who is on a visit ....

  • Global-PRNewswire (1):Johnson & Johnson Issues Call for Innovative Ideas to Reduce HIV Infections in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Date: 2016-02-17 18:34:06 GMT - USA - World - SN:128 - ID:4336897

    DREAMS Partners Announce $85 Million Innovation Challenge Focused on Solutions for Adolescent Girls and Young Women NEW BRUNSWICK, New Jersey, Feb. 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/MENA/ -- Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) today issued a call for innovative ....

  • British fighter jets intercepts Russian bombers near UK airspace

    Date: 2016-02-17 18:27:49 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:127 - ID:4336577

    LONDON, Feb 17 (MENA) - Two Royal Air Force Typhoons have been scrambled this afternoon to intercept two Russian bombers heading towards UK airspace, Daily Mail reported Wednesday. The Ministry of Defense has confirmed two Tupolev Tu-160 ....

  • Explosion hits Turkey's capital; casualties reported

    Date: 2016-02-17 18:08:36 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:126 - ID:4336729

    ANKARA, Feb 17 (MENA) - Five people were killed and at least 10 others were injured in Wednesday's explosion that took place near an army command in Ankara. According to the state-run TV, the explosion may have been caused by a car ....

  • El Niño drought harms a million African children, says Unicef

    Date: 2016-02-17 14:43:03 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:97 - ID:4334797

    NEW YORK, Feb 17 (MENA) - Nearly one million children need treatment for severe malnutrition in eastern and southern Africa due to drought that is putting millions more at risk of hunger, water shortages and disease, the UN children’s agency ....

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