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  • Defense Minister Han orders readiness of missile operations against N. Korea

    Date: 2016-01-10 07:58:35 GMT - south korea - World - SN:13 - ID:4082833

    SEOUL, Jan 10 (MENA) - Defense Minister Han Min-koo has instructed the military's missile command to retaliate "speedily and accurately" if North Korea makes any provocations in the aftermath of the communist country's recent nuclear test, Yonhap ....

  • US B-52 flyover of South Korea in response to North Korean nuclear test

    Date: 2016-01-10 07:17:00 GMT - USA - World - SN:9 - ID:4082645

    WASHINGTON, Jan 10 (MENA) - As a show of force in response to North Korea’s nuclear test earlier this week the United States. has flown a B-52 long range bomber to South Korea to conduct a low level flight over a U.S. military base 30 miles south of ....

  • 2 people killed in Australian bushfires

    Date: 2016-01-10 06:54:54 GMT - Australia - World - SN:7 - ID:4082637

    Sydney, Jan 10 (MENA) - Two people have been killed and another is missing as out-of-control bushfires rage in Western Australia, Sky News reported Sunday. Police confirmed they have found human remains while searching for two men, aged 73 and ....

  • Australia bushfire: Two killed as blaze rages unabated

    Date: 2016-01-09 22:40:10 GMT - Australia - World - SN:127 - ID:4082253

    CANBERRA, Jan 9 (MENA) - At least two people have been killed and another is missing as bushfires continue to burn out of control in western Australia, officials say. Police say the bodies of two men in their 70s have been discovered in the ....

  • French mosques extend open invitation

    Date: 2016-01-09 21:56:55 GMT - France - World - SN:124 - ID:4082261

    PARIS, Jan 9 (MENA) - French mosques have invited non-Muslims in to try to create greater understanding of Islam in France, BBC reported on Saturday. Visitors are being offered hot drinks, pastries, calligraphy demonstrations and discussion ....

  • Kosovo opposition protests turn violent in Pristina

    Date: 2016-01-09 21:30:31 GMT - Kosovo - World - SN:123 - ID:4082217

    PRISTINA, Jan 9 (MENA) - Anti-government protesters in Kosovo's capital Pristina have clashed with police at a demonstration against an agreement with the Serb minority, the BBC news reported Saturday. Protesters threw petrol bombs and ....

  • Massive blast rocks chemical plant in southern China

    Date: 2016-01-09 21:17:06 GMT - China - World - SN:121 - ID:4082153

    BEIJING, Jan 9 (MENA) - A massive fire broke out after a chemical plant exploded in the city of Lengshuijiang in China’s southeastern Hunan province, local media reports. Firefighters managed to contain the blaze, local media reported, adding ....

  • Man arrested after US flight diverted to Canada airport on security conern

    Date: 2016-01-09 19:47:46 GMT - USA - World - SN:113 - ID:4081861

    WASHINGTON, Jan 9 (MENA) - A suspect is in custody after a US United Airlines flight from Anchorage, Alaska to Denver, Colo., was diverted early Saturday morning to Canada's Vancouver International Airport because of "security concerns," CBC News ....

  • Pyongyang's possession of hydrogen bomb 'defensive measure': says envoy

    Date: 2016-01-09 19:45:33 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:112 - ID:4081753

    CAIRO, Jan 9 (MENA) – Pyongyang's possession of a hydrogen bomb is a kind of self-defense measure to defend itself against the US, the North Korean ambassador to Egypt said on Saturday. North Korea declared on Tuesday that it had tested a ....

  • Two Pakistani policemen killed in armed attack

    Date: 2016-01-09 19:25:00 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:110 - ID:4081757

    ISLAMABAD, Jan 9 (MENA) - Armed motorcyclists gunned down two policemen who were guarding a mosque in Baluchistan province of Pakistan's southwest, Fox News reported Saturday. No one has claimed responsibility for the attacks that took place in ....

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