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  • 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, ....

  • Six children among 12 dead in tanker collision near Nankana Sahib

    Date: 2016-02-10 07:49:13 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:9 - ID:4285105

    ISLAMABAD, Feb 10 (MENA) - At least 12 people including six children died when a car collided with a tanker carrying liquefied petroleum gas near Nankana Sahib on Wednesday, the Pakistani newspaper Dawn reported, quoting rescue officials. The ....

  • 2 persons killed in crash of Indonesian Air Force plane

    Date: 2016-02-10 07:49:03 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:8 - ID:4285121

    JAKARTA, Feb 10 (MENA) - An Indonesian air force plane crashed into a house Wednesday on the country's main island of Java, killing both people on board and critically injuring a woman in the home,ABC news reported quoting official as saying. The ....

  • Lavrov says Russia suggested concrete scheme on Syria ceasefire, waits for US answer

    Date: 2016-02-09 22:18:22 GMT - Russia - World - SN:119 - ID:4284441

    MOSCOW, Feb 9 (MENA) - Moscow has offered a scheme on a ceasefire in Syria to the US, and Washington has started working on it, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said in an interview with the Moskovsky Komsomolets daily on Tuesday. According to Tass ....

  • Indian soldier 'miraculously rescued'

    Date: 2016-02-09 20:04:11 GMT - India - World - SN:113 - ID:4284065

    NEW DELHI, Feb 9 (MENA) - An Indian soldier who was buried in an avalanche that struck the Siachen glacier in Indian-administered Kashmir six days ago has been found alive, the BBC reported on Tuesday. Lance Naik (Corporal) Hanamanthappa Koppad ....

  • US Intelligence chief warns of more homegrown terror attacks

    Date: 2016-02-09 17:20:13 GMT - USA - World - SN:105 - ID:4283169

    WASHINGTON, Feb 9 (MENA) - US Intelligence Chief James Clapper said Tuesday militants and those inspired by the Daesh will continue to pose a threat to Americans at home and abroad; al-Qaida remains an enemy; and the US will continue to see cyber ....

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