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  • Temperature in S. Korea falls to -18 degrees

    Date: 2016-01-24 21:55:38 GMT - south korea - World - SN:122 - ID:4182365

    SEOUL, Jan 24 (MENA) - South Korea on Sunday experienced the coldest weather this winter with temperatures dropping to record low, Yonhap reported. The temperature in Seoul fell to minus 18 degrees Celsius, the lowest since Jan. 15, 2001, when ....

  • Nicolas Sarkozy says sorry in new book, rebrands himself for second tilt at French presidency

    Date: 2016-01-24 21:54:39 GMT - France - World - SN:121 - ID:4182357

    PARIS, Jan 24 (MENA) - A contrite Nicolas Sarkozy has leaped to the top of the French best-sellers’ list with a book published this week which seeks to revive his fading hopes of returning to the Elysée Palace next year, The Independent said. ....

  • Pakistani teachers to get gun licenses post BKU attack

    Date: 2016-01-24 17:37:53 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:100 - ID:4180849

    ISLAMABAD, Jan 24 (MENA) - The Pakistani provincial home ministry confirmed free licences would be issued to teachers and government educational institutes’ employees, The Express Tribune reported. The massacre at the Bacha Khan University in ....

  • OIC strongly condemns suicide bomb attack on Afghan journalists

    Date: 2016-01-24 17:31:48 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - World - SN:97 - ID:4180897

    JEDDAH, Jan 24 (MENA) - Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Iyad Ameen Madani on Sunday strongly condemned the recent suicide bomb attack on a bus in Kabul carrying journalists of Tolo News of Afghanistan which killed ....

  • Multi-party meetings with Arab countries to be held end of 2016 - Greek FM

    Date: 2016-01-24 15:24:03 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:76 - ID:4179261

    CAIRO, Jan 24 (MENA) - Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias said that the past days witnessed important developments as Cyprus and the Arab countries agreed to hold multi-party meetings on the security and stability issues in the Middle East region ....

  • Establishing "council of relations with Islam in Italy" step on right track - observatory

    Date: 2016-01-24 14:27:37 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:74 - ID:4179129

    CAIRO, Jan 24 (MENA) - The Islamophobia observatory of Dar Al-Ifta (Egypt's Ifta House" underlined the importance of establishing "council of relations with Islam in Italy" is a step on the right track. This comes to help the Muslims merge in the ....

  • Michael Bloomberg mulling run for president as independent

    Date: 2016-01-24 14:05:01 GMT - USA - World - SN:69 - ID:4178673

    NEW YORK, Jan 24 (MENA) - Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is seriously considering a run for president and is asking aides to explore a potential bid. Bloomberg, 73 years old, has long contemplated a run at the White House. But the ....

  • Pakistan: dense fog wreaks havoc in several cities; 5 killed in road accident

    Date: 2016-01-24 11:39:38 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:49 - ID:4177865

    ISLAMABAD, Jan 24 (MENA) - Dense fog wreaked havoc on Sunday in several cities of Pakistan, including Peshawar, Rawalpindi, Islamabad, Multan, and Muzzafargarh, with at least five killed in a road accident and 20 others injured in other incidents, ....

  • Malaysia detains 7 suspected Daesh members plotting attacks

    Date: 2016-01-24 11:14:45 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:45 - ID:4177553

    KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 24 (MENA) - Malaysian police have detained seven men suspected of being an Islamic State militant cell that was plotting attacks, the ABC News quoted authorities as saying Sunday. The seven Malaysians were detained over the past ....

  • French President arrives in India

    Date: 2016-01-24 09:50:18 GMT - India - World - SN:29 - ID:4176481

    NEW DELHI, Jan 24 (MENA) - French President Francois Hollande started here on Sunday a three-day visit where he will hold talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on prospects of mutual cooperation. Hollande will be the chief guest at the Republic ....

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