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  • Nasr represents Egypt at opening of AIIB in Beijing

    Date: 2016-01-17 12:45:13 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:42 - ID:4131301

    BEIJING, Jan 17 (MENA) - Egyptian Minister of International Cooperation Sahar Nasr represented Egypt at the opening meeting of launching the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), attended by President Xi Jinping. The minister also attended ....

  • 2nd preparatory meeting for peace talks with Taliban due in Kabul tomorrow

    Date: 2016-01-17 11:31:40 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:31 - ID:4130813

    KABUL, Jan 17 (MENA) - The second preparatory quadrilateral meeting for peace talks with Taliban is due in Kabul Monday, Khaama Press reported. Besides Afghanistan, representatives from Pakistan, the United States and China are participating the ....

  • 13 killed in Afghanistan blast

    Date: 2016-01-17 11:28:26 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:29 - ID:4130957

    KABUL, Jan 17 (MENA) - Officials in eastern Afghanistan say a suicide bomber has killed at least 13 people and wounded 14, Voice of America (VOA) reported. A spokesman for the Nangarhar provincial government said the bomber detonated his device ....

  • 11 killed, 13 wounded in Jalalabad suicide attack

    Date: 2016-01-17 10:01:30 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:15 - ID:4129813

    KABUL, Jan 17 (MENA) - A comparatively heavy explosion rocked Jalalabad city on Sunday morning, Khaama Press reported. Initial reports suggest the blast took place inside the guesthouse of Obaidullah Shinwari, member of the Provincial Council of ....

  • Obama declares state of emergency in Michigan over poisoned water

    Date: 2016-01-17 09:59:37 GMT - USA - World - SN:14 - ID:4129617

    WASHINGTON, Jan 17, (MENA) - President Barack Obama declared a federal state of emergency in Michigan, delegating federal financial aid to assist with the public health crisis in Flint, where the drinking water has been contaminated with lead. An ....

  • 2 Virginia men arrested on terrorism charges

    Date: 2016-01-16 22:36:46 GMT - USA - World - SN:122 - ID:4128601

    WASHINGTON, Jan 16 (MENA) - A Virginia man who was allegedly attempting to travel to Syria to join Daesh group and a man accused of helping him have been arrested, ABC News reported. The Department of Justice said in a statement Saturday that ....

  • Mexican president arrives in Riyadh

    Date: 2016-01-16 22:09:24 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - World - SN:119 - ID:4128693

    RIYADH, Jan 16 (MENA) – Mexican President Enrique Enrique Pena Nieto arrived in Riyadh on Saturday, Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported. He was received at King Salman Air Base Airport in the central sector by Prince Faisal bin Bandar bin ....

  • Iran releases 4 Americans in a prisoner swap

    Date: 2016-01-16 21:27:28 GMT - USA - World - SN:115 - ID:4128593

    WASHINGTON, Jan 16 (MENA) – Iran announced on Saturday that it had released four Iranian-Americans as part of a prisoner exchange with the United States, a move that came as the United States and Iran were negotiating the final steps before the ....

  • Malaysia on high alert after Jakarta bomb attacks

    Date: 2016-01-16 19:30:39 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:105 - ID:4128197

    KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 16 (MENA) – Malaysia's police are beefing up security in public areas and taking extra measures to secure border areas in the aftermath of bomb attacks in neighbouring Indonesia's capital city, local media reported on Saturday. ....

  • US renews El Salvador travel warning due to rampant violence

    Date: 2016-01-16 17:59:00 GMT - USA - World - SN:95 - ID:4127521

    WASHINGTON, Jan 16 (MENA) - The United States has renewed its travel warning for Americans going to El Salvador, a country experiencing record levels of violence. The US State Department said that US citizens visiting El Salvador for long periods ....

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