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  • Greece’s Tsipras to meet Turkish PM in İzmir in February

    Date: 2016-01-12 08:56:46 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:16 - ID:4096305

    ANKARA, Jan 12 (MENA) - Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is to meet with Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu in Turkey's western İzmir province in early February, while a second meeting has been scheduled to be held in the Greek city of Simi ....

  • Algerian PM visit Berlin, meets Angela Merkel

    Date: 2016-01-12 08:13:13 GMT - Germany - World - SN:12 - ID:4096309

    BERLIN, Jan 12 (MENA) – Algerian Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal arrived here on Tuesday as he will meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel to discuss ways of boosting bilateral ties. Also, they will touch on a number of issues of common concern, ....

  • Australians die in crash 'on way to Taj Mahal'

    Date: 2016-01-12 08:13:02 GMT - Australia - World - SN:11 - ID:4096405

    NEW DELHI, Jan 12 (MENA) - Five Australians have been killed in a road accident in India, amid reports they were members of a family on their way to the Taj Mahal. The tyre burst on their SUV causing the vehicle to flip on Sunday, the BBC ....

  • Afghanistan Mortar Attack Hits School, Kills 3 Pupils

    Date: 2016-01-12 07:30:31 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:8 - ID:4096085

    KABUL, Jan 12 (MENA) - A mortar bomb hit a secondary school in the eastern Afghan province of Khost on Monday, killing at least three pupils and wounding eight, NBC news reported on Tuesday, quoting a statement by the education ministry. There ....

  • 5 Dead, 65 Injured in Cambodian Garment Worker Truck Crash

    Date: 2016-01-12 07:30:20 GMT - Cambodia - World - SN:7 - ID:4096081

    PHNOM PENH, Jan 12 (MENA) - Two trucks transporting Cambodian garment workers to their factory crashed Tuesday, killing five of the workers and injuring 65 others, ABC news reported, quoting officials. The accident occurred early Tuesday morning ....

  • Jordanian King, US secretary of state discuss ties, Mideast issues

    Date: 2016-01-11 23:03:02 GMT - USA - World - SN:110 - ID:4095413

    WASHINGTON, Jan 11 (MENA) – Jordanian King Abdullah II on Monday held a meeting with US Secretary of State John Kerry to discuss a number of Middle East issues and efforts to fight terrorism and extremism, Petra reported. The talks dealt with the ....

  • Kerry, Lavrov discuss Syria peace process

    Date: 2016-01-11 19:01:30 GMT - USA - World - SN:83 - ID:4094305

    WASHINGTON, Jan 11 (MENA) - US Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov discussed over the phone on Monday the nuclear test conducted by North Korea last week as well as the ongoing Syrian peace process, the US ....

  • Afghan intelligence foils suicide attack, detains six militants

    Date: 2016-01-11 17:20:28 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:72 - ID:4094105

    KABUL, Jan 11 (MENA) - A coordinated suicide attack has been foiled by the Afghan national security forces in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan, the Afghan Intelligence – National Directorate of Security (NDS), quoted by Khaama Press, said ....

  • Saudi Arabia did not ask for Russian mediation between Riyadh, Tehran

    Date: 2016-01-11 17:03:46 GMT - Russia - World - SN:69 - ID:4093705

    MOSCOW, Jan 11 (MENA) - A source at the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Monday that Tehran did not ask for Russian efforts to mediate between Saudi Arabia and Iran over the crisis which erupted after the execution of a Shea cleric by Saudi ....

  • CNN says price of 1KG of flour hits $120 in Syria’s Madaya

    Date: 2016-01-11 16:41:08 GMT - Syria - World - SN:68 - ID:4093713

    DAMASCUS, Jan 11 (MENA) – Prices of flour and rice reached dlrs 120 and dlrs 150 respectively for each one kilogram, a CNN report revealed on Monday. According to the report, one kilogram of milk cost 300 dlrs in Madaya said to be choked off by ....

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