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  • 6.3 maqnitude quake strikes off Papua New Guinea

    Date: 2016-01-26 07:27:21 GMT - Papua New Guinea - World - SN:8 - ID:4188561

    PORT MORESBY, Jan 26 (MENA) - An earthquake of magnitude 6.3 struck off the Pacific Ocean nation of Papua New Guinea on Tuesday, Radio Sawa reported qutoing the U.S. Geological Survey said. The earthquake, about 169 km (105 miles) southeast of ....

  • MENA agenda for Tuesday, January 26

    Date: 2016-01-26 06:37:02 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:3 - ID:4188341

    CAIRO, Speaker of the House of Representatives Ali Abdel Aal meets with Chairman of the Russian State Duma, lower house of parliament, Sergey Naryshkin for talks on promoting parliamentary ties. CAIRO, Chairman of the Pakistani Joint Chiefs of ....

  • Int'l cooperation minister back home from Jordan

    Date: 2016-01-25 22:35:14 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:87 - ID:4187813

    CAIRO, Jan 25 (MENA) - International Cooperation Minister Sahar Nasr returned to Cairo on Monday after taking part in a meeting of an initiative of the World Bank Group and the Islamic Development Bank, which was held in the Jordanian capital Amman, ....

  • Clinton has both privilege and burden as front-runner: Obama

    Date: 2016-01-25 22:22:50 GMT - USA - World - SN:86 - ID:4187917

    WASHINGTON, Jan 25 (MENA) - President Barack Obama is casting the Democratic primary to replace him as a contest between Hillary Clinton's pragmatism and experience versus Bernie Sanders' idealism and liberalism, ABC News reported Monday. Obama, ....

  • Syria peace talks to start January 29 - UN envoy

    Date: 2016-01-25 20:35:08 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:79 - ID:4187169

    GENEVA, Jan 25 (MENA) - UN's Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura said Monday Syria peace talks would begin on January 29 in Geneva. In a press conference, De Mistura said negotiations would focus on a broad ceasefire, stopping Daesh militants and ....

  • Russian military denies rumors of new air base in Syria

    Date: 2016-01-25 13:57:53 GMT - Russia - World - SN:57 - ID:4186009

    MOSCOW, Jan 25 (MENA) - Russia’s Defense Ministry has denied speculations about constructing second air base in Syria, according to Tass News Agency. The rumor could be a false flag operation by Ankara to cover up the concentration of Turkish ....

  • George Osborne in £3 billion vow with Bill Gates to beat malaria

    Date: 2016-01-25 13:49:17 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:52 - ID:4185309

    LONDON, Jan 25 (MENA) - British taxpayers are to fund the bulk of a £3 billion pledge delivered today by British Finance Minister George Osborne and Microsoft Corp. Chairman Bill Gates to wipe out malaria within decades, The Times reported. The ....

  • Turkish police detain 10 suspects for recruiting Daesh terrorists

    Date: 2016-01-25 11:29:15 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:39 - ID:4184601

    ANKARA, Jan 25 (MENA) - Turkish police on Monday detained 10 suspects in Ankara for allegedly recruiting for Daesh terrorist organization, Daily Sabah reported. According to security sources, the early morning operation by Ankara anti-terror police ....

  • Slovak teachers go on strike to demand higher salaries

    Date: 2016-01-25 10:24:39 GMT - Slovakia - World - SN:33 - ID:4184101

    BRATISLAVA, Jan 25 (MENA) - Thousands of Slovak teachers have gone on strike to demand higher pay, forcing authorities to close hundreds of schools across the country, according to ABC News. Organizers said more than 11,000 teachers from over 700 ....

  • Bacha Khan University reopens after terrorist attack

    Date: 2016-01-25 08:58:29 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:25 - ID:4183585

    ISLAMABAD, Jan 25 (MENA) - The Bacha Khan University in Charsadda reopened on Monday, four days after a terrorist attack left 21 people including students, a professor, and security guards martyred and more than 30 injured, Geo TV ....

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