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  • Turkey summons U.S. envoy over comments on Kurdish PYD in Syria

    Date: 2016-02-10 16:58:43 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:94 - ID:4289945

    ANKARA, Feb 10 (MENA) - Tensions between the U.S. and Turkey over Washington’s support for Kurdish fighters in Syria sharpened Tuesday when Turkish officials demanded a meeting with the American ambassador, The Wall Street Journal reported on ....

  • French FM submits resignation

    Date: 2016-02-10 11:48:02 GMT - France - World - SN:40 - ID:4287181

    PARIS, Feb 10 (MENA) - French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius announced that he has resigned from his post. President Francois Hollande said that he would appoint Fabius as head of France's constitutional council. The successor of the 69-year-old ....

  • Japan announces fresh N. Korea sanctions after rocket launch

    Date: 2016-02-10 11:43:43 GMT - Japan - World - SN:38 - ID:4286921

    TOKYO, Feb 10 (MENA) - Japan announced fresh sanctions against North Korea on Wednesday for its latest rocket launch, including a total ban on shipping from the country and barring Pyongyang's nationals from entering, according to Kyodo News Agency. ....

  • Britain responds to Russian threat by beefing up Royal Navy

    Date: 2016-02-10 10:57:50 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:33 - ID:4286613

    LONDON, Feb 10 (MENA) - Britain is sending five warships and 530 naval personnel to join Nato’s maritime arm as the alliance boosts its military force to counter what it sees as a growing threat from Russia, The Independent Newspaper ....

  • 2 pilots killed in plane crash in Pakistan

    Date: 2016-02-10 10:57:21 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:32 - ID:4286077

    ISLAMABAD, Feb 10 (MENA) - An army aircraft on a training mission crashed near Gujranwala district of Punjab Tuesday evening, killing both the crew members on board, the Pakistani newspaper Dawn reported. The crash is the latest deadly accident ....

  • Junior doctors stage second strike as last-ditch talks fail

    Date: 2016-02-10 10:51:52 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:28 - ID:4286489

    LONDON, Feb 10 (MENA) - Thousands of junior doctors across England are going on strike after last-ditch talks failed to reach an agreement, according to The Telegraph. Junior doctors - which refers to all doctors below consultant level - will ....

  • Pregnant Australian woman becomes third case of Zika

    Date: 2016-02-10 10:31:44 GMT - Australia - World - SN:24 - ID:4286289

    CANBERRA, Feb 10 (MENA) - A pregnant woman in Australia’s northeastern state Queensland was diagnosed with the Zika virus, health officials said, making her the country’s third victim of the rapidly spreading mosquito-borne disease. Queensland ....

  • Deadly train crash in Germany reportedly caused by 'human error'

    Date: 2016-02-10 10:21:27 GMT - Germany - World - SN:22 - ID:4285893

    BERLIN, Feb 10 (MENA) - A fatal train crash in southern Germany on Tuesday morning was caused by "human error," anonymous sources close to the investigation told Deutsche Welle‎. Who exactly was responsible for the collision that left 10 people ....

  • US, India consider joint patrols in South China Sea: US official

    Date: 2016-02-10 09:36:15 GMT - USA - World - SN:19 - ID:4285885

    NEW YORK, Feb 10 (MENA) - The United States and India have held talks about conducting joint naval patrols that a US defence official said could include the disputed South China Sea, a move that would likely anger Beijing, which claims most of the ....

  • S. Korea, U.S., Japan hold video conference to discuss NK threat

    Date: 2016-02-10 08:17:51 GMT - south korea - World - SN:12 - ID:4285265

    SEOUL, Feb 10 (MENA) - Senior defense officials of South Korea, the United States and Japan held a video conference Tuesday to share information on North Korea's recent long-range rocket launch and discuss measures to counter the rising threat, ....

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