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  • Jonas storm leaves 18 dead; 8,500 flights axed in US

    Date: 2016-01-24 07:28:27 GMT - USA - World - SN:13 - ID:4175757

    WASHINGTON, Jan 24 (MENA) – The East Coast is battling 'life-threatening blizzard conditions' today as one of the most powerful winter storms in living memory continues to dump feet of snow across states from northern Georgia to New Jersey, the ....

  • Nicaragua: 13 Costa Ricans killed when tourist boat capsizes

    Date: 2016-01-24 07:18:40 GMT - Nicaragua - World - SN:11 - ID:4175753

    MANAGUA, Jan 24 (MENA) - A tourist boat carrying more than 30 people capsized in bad weather off the Caribbean coast of Nicaragua on Saturday, killing 13 passengers, the ABC News quoted authorities as saying. Mario Berrios, the Nicaraguan navy's ....

  • Michael Bloomberg planning for independent run for US president

    Date: 2016-01-23 22:44:10 GMT - USA - World - SN:116 - ID:4175177

    WASHINGTON, Jan 23 (MENA) - US Billionaire and CEO of Bloomberg L.P., Michael Bloomberg has instructed aides to draw up plans for an independent run for president, according to a person familiar with the former mayor's deliberations, ABC News ....

  • At least 8 died in US over record blizzard conditions

    Date: 2016-01-23 22:38:18 GMT - USA - World - SN:114 - ID:4175209

    NEW YORK, Jan 23 (MENA) - A potentially record-setting blizzard has killed at least eight people in the US as it continues to surge across the East Coast, threatening to leave some areas under more than 100cm of snow. More than 85 million people ....

  • Snowstorm diverts US Defense secretary's plane

    Date: 2016-01-23 22:08:27 GMT - USA - World - SN:111 - ID:4175149

    WASHINGTON, Jan 23 (MENA) - The powerful winter storm in Washington forced US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter to divert his Maryland-bound fight to Florida, ABC News reported. Carter was heading home from a five-day trip to Paris and the World ....

  • Haiti delays presidential runoff again in electoral dispute

    Date: 2016-01-23 20:40:06 GMT - Haiti - World - SN:105 - ID:4174961

    NEW YORK, Jan 23 (MENA) - A presidential runoff that had already been delayed once and faced deep public skepticism was put on hold indefinitely, as Haiti's leaders sought to negotiate a resolution to what threatens to become a constitutional ....

  • India says has no hand in Pakistan attack

    Date: 2016-01-23 19:28:45 GMT - India - World - SN:94 - ID:4174641

    NEW DELHI, Jan 23 (MENA) - India has denied any alleged link with a recent attack on Bacha Khan University in Pakistan, according to Pakistani media. “We completely dismiss these totally baseless allegations,” a spokesman at the Indian Ministry ....

  • 13 passengers killed as bus falls into canal

    Date: 2016-01-23 18:23:46 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:87 - ID:4174317

    ISLAMABAD, Jan 23 (MENA) - Thirteen passengers were killed as a bus fell into a canal near Changa Maanga in Pakistan on Saturday. The passengers killed included eight men, four women and a child. According to rescue sources, the bus carrying ....

  • Dozens protested in Kabul to demand closure of Guantanamo prison

    Date: 2016-01-23 16:40:59 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:74 - ID:4172941

    KABUL, Jan 23 (MENA) - Dozens of civil society activists gathered in front of the US embassy in capital Kabul to demand the closure of Guantanamo Bay detention camp, Khaama Press reported. The protesters, some dressed in orange uniforms like the ....

  • Afghan forces effectively suppressing ISIS loyalists in Nangarhar: Ghani

    Date: 2016-01-23 15:45:08 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:66 - ID:4173397

    KABUL, Jan 23 (MENA) - President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has said the counter-terrorism operations to suppress the loyalists of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group are successfully and effectively being conducted in Nangarhar ....

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