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  • Turkey warns Russia after a new airspace violation

    Date: 2016-01-30 20:58:57 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:108 - ID:4218725

    ANKARA, Jan 30 (MENA) - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned Moscow on Saturday that it would be forced to "endure the consequences" if its jets continue to violate the Turkish airspace, after Ankara reported aQ new border infringement ....

  • Russia denies violation of Turkish airspace by Su-34

    Date: 2016-01-30 20:40:20 GMT - Russia - World - SN:105 - ID:4218641

    MOSCOW, Jan 30 (MENA) – The Russian Defense Ministry said Saturday that no Russian aircraft had violated Turkish airspace, adding that neither Russian air defense in Syria, nor Syrian radards had detected violations of Turkish borders by a Russian ....

  • Thousands rally in Paris over extending state of emergency

    Date: 2016-01-30 16:59:24 GMT - France - World - SN:82 - ID:4217673

    PARIS, Jan 30 (MENA) – Thousands of people marched through Paris on Saturday to decry the proposed extension of a state of emergency imposed after the November Paris attacks. Braving driving rain and shouting slogans including "state of emergency - ....

  • 5 terrorists killed in Pakistan shooting

    Date: 2016-01-30 16:50:25 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:80 - ID:4217265

    ISLAMABAD, Jan 30 (MENA) - At least five terrorists were killed in exchange of fire with Pakistab's Frontier Corps (FC) in Mastung early on Saturday, GEO News reported. The operation was carried out on intelligence regarding the presence of ....

  • Colombia has more than 2,000 Zika cases in pregnant women: Official

    Date: 2016-01-30 16:47:46 GMT - Colombia - World - SN:78 - ID:4217421

    BOGOTA, Jan 30 (MENA) - Colombia announced Saturday that more than 2,000 pregnant women in the South American country have been infected with the Zika virus, which is suspected of causing brain damage in newborns. The National Health Institute ....

  • Journalist Shot Dead in Afghanistan

    Date: 2016-01-30 12:27:25 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:54 - ID:4215733

    KABUL, Jan 30 (MENA) - An Afghan journalist was shot dead in the country's Nangarhar province, an official said on Saturday. Mohammad Zubair Khaksar was killed after unidentified gunmen fired on his vehicle in Surkh Rod district Friday night, ....

  • Dagestan blocks access to 40 extremist sites

    Date: 2016-01-30 12:26:28 GMT - Russia - World - SN:53 - ID:4215729

    MOSCOW, Jan 30 (MENA) - Dagestan in the first month of 2016 has blocked access to 40 Internet resources, the republic’s Press and Information Minister, Aznaur Adzhiyev, said at a meeting of the Anti-Terrorist Commission,Tass reported. "In ....

  • US Treasury calls for holding Arab-American banking conference to combat terrorism

    Date: 2016-01-30 11:43:06 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:43 - ID:4214749

    SHARM El SHEIKH, Egypt, Jan 30 (MENA) - Secretary General of the Union of Arab Banks (UAB) Wessam Fatouh said the US Department of Treasury has invited the union to hold a joint banking conference on April 18 in New York to be hosted by the US ....

  • Port of NY, NJ says longshoremen strike at ports is over

    Date: 2016-01-30 10:33:50 GMT - USA - World - SN:33 - ID:4214549

    NEW YORK, Jan 30 (MENA) - The Port Authority says the surprise strike staged by thousands of longshoremen Friday is over, NBC New York reported. The workers had walked off the job at Port Authority terminals in New York and New Jersey Friday ....

  • Facebook, Instagram ban private gun adverts

    Date: 2016-01-30 09:29:15 GMT - USA - World - SN:25 - ID:4214189

    WASHINGTON, Jan 30 (MENA) - Private individuals will no longer be allowed to advertise guns on Facebook and Instagram, the photo-sharing service owned by Facebook, the BBC News reported. Facebook had already banned the sale of guns without ....

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