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  • 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 ....

  • 17 Daesh militants killed in east Afghanistan

    Date: 2016-02-09 14:46:14 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:80 - ID:4281785

    KABUL, Feb 9 (MENA) - 17 fighters of the terrorist group of Daesh have been killed in an air strike and clashes with security forces in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan. Officials say Daesh fighters were busy in armed activities when ....

  • Greg Hunt named 'best minister in the world'

    Date: 2016-02-09 14:07:51 GMT - United Arab Emirates - World - SN:73 - ID:4281093

    DUBAI, Feb 9 (MENA) - Federal environment minister Greg Hunt has been singled out as the "best minister in the world" by a high-powered international conference, Sydney Morning Herald reported. The World Government Summit, which is currently ....

  • Millions could die as world unprepared for pandemics, says UN

    Date: 2016-02-09 11:34:15 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:45 - ID:4279661

    NEW YORK, Feb 9 (MENA) - A global epidemic far worse than the Ebola outbreak is a real possibility and could kill many millions if the world does not become better prepared to deal with the sudden emergence and transmission of disease, the UN has ....

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