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  • U.S. defence intelligence chief predicts increased Daesh attacks

    Date: 2016-02-09 10:08:39 GMT - USA - World - SN:27 - ID:4278253

    WASHINGTON, Feb 9 (MENA) - Daesh is likely to step up “the pace and lethality” of its attacks in the months ahead as it seeks to fan the flames of international conflict, the director of the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency said on Monday, according ....

  • Seoul, Washington, Tokyo to cooperate for strong sanctions on N. Korea

    Date: 2016-02-09 09:24:07 GMT - south korea - World - SN:17 - ID:4277941

    SEOUL, Feb 9 (MENA) - South Korean President Park Geun-hye and her U.S. and Japanese counterparts agreed Tuesday to cooperate to ensure that the U.N. Security Council can adopt a resolution for strong sanctions on North Korea for its latest nuclear ....

  • N. Korea's satellite achieves orbit: South Korean Defense Ministry

    Date: 2016-02-09 09:06:32 GMT - south korea - World - SN:15 - ID:4277937

    SEOUL, Feb 9 (MENA) - South Korean Defense Ministry said Tuesday the satellite North Korea launched into space earlier this week has achieved orbit, but whether it is operating normally has not been verified, Yonhap News Agency reported. On ....

  • Obama: Refugee crisis became international not just European

    Date: 2016-02-09 08:58:29 GMT - USA - World - SN:13 - ID:4278273

    WASHINGTON, Feb 9 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama said the refugee crisis is international not just European, Radio Sawa reported on Tuesday. During a meeting with Italian President Sergio Mattarella, Obama said "We spent a lot of time ....

  • 5.7 South Island quake felt throughout New Zealand

    Date: 2016-02-09 07:55:51 GMT - New Zealand - World - SN:9 - ID:4277957

    WELLINGTON, Feb 9 (MENA) - A strong 5.7 magnitude earthquake has rocked central New Zealand. The 1.38pm quake was 35km south-east of St Arnaud, Nelson, at a depth of 65km, The New Zealand Herald reported. Geonet duty seismologist Anna Kaiser ....

  • Hong Kong police clash with protesters in Lunar New Year riots

    Date: 2016-02-09 07:29:05 GMT - China - World - SN:7 - ID:4277721

    HONG KONG, Feb 9 (MENA) - Hong Kong’s Lunar New Year celebrations descended into chaos as protesters and police, who fired warning shots into the air, clashed in a street market selling fish balls and other local holiday delicacies, leaving dozens ....

  • MENA agenda for Tuesday, February 9

    Date: 2016-02-09 06:32:32 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:1 - ID:4277677

    CAIRO, Senior advisor to the US state secretary David Thorne starts a visit to Egypt for talks with senior officials on bilateral relations. CAIRO, The Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics and the Union of Arab Statisticians hold ....

  • Italy focuses on forming new government in Libya: FM

    Date: 2016-02-08 22:46:37 GMT - Libya - World - SN:117 - ID:4276981

    TRIPOLI, Feb 8 (MENA) - Italian Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni said his country pays great attention to forming a new government in Libya. In press statements on Monday, Gentiloni said Italy did not undermine the threats of the terrorist Daesh ....

  • 100mph Storm Imogen brings chaos to transport network

    Date: 2016-02-08 22:12:05 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:113 - ID:4277173

    LONDON, Feb 8 (MENA) - A 100-mph Storm Imogen has caused chaos to the transport network, The Daily Mail reported Monday. The storm has caused major disruption to southern England, including to rail commuters who faced rush-hour chaos as they ....

  • One of world’s biggest container ships stranded on German river

    Date: 2016-02-08 22:04:09 GMT - Germany - World - SN:112 - ID:4277329

    BERLIN, Feb 8 (MENA) - German crews are attempting to pump hundreds of cubic meters of heavy fuel oil from one of the world’s biggest container ships, Euronews reported. The CSCL Indian Ocean is stranded on the Elbe River in Germany after running ....

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