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  • 14 arrested in Turkey over Daesh links

    Date: 2016-01-13 12:02:18 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:62 - ID:4105689

    ANKARA, Jan 13 (MENA) – A total of 14 suspects were arrested in Turkey, a day after the bombing in Istanbul's historic Sultanahmet district that left 10 persons killed. On Wednesday, Turkish police arrested 14 suspected Daesh militants, ....

  • Russia to skip nuclear security summit in US

    Date: 2016-01-13 11:31:08 GMT - Russia - World - SN:48 - ID:4105673

    MOSCOW, Jan 13 (MENA) - Nuclear Security Summits "have played their role" and their political agenda has been exhausted; Russia has stopped preparing for the 2016 Nuclear Security Summit in Washington DC, Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria ....

  • Suicide attack near Pakistan consulate leaves 6 dead in Jalalabad city

    Date: 2016-01-13 10:10:00 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:31 - ID:4104789

    KABUL, Jan 13 (MENA) - Gunfire followed by an explosion rocked Jalalabad city, the provincial capital of eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan earlier Wednesday, Khaama Press reported. According to local government officials, at least six ....

  • GOP candidates hit Obama before, after State of the Union

    Date: 2016-01-13 09:25:56 GMT - USA - World - SN:25 - ID:4104305

    WASHINGTON, Jan 13 (MENA) - Republican candidates seeking President Barack Obama's job this election year criticized his State of the Union. The speech "is really boring, slow, lethargic — very hard to watch!" GOP front-runner Donald Trump ....

  • Balkh Police Chief: Indian consulate attackers were trained by Pakistani army

    Date: 2016-01-13 09:00:30 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:22 - ID:4104285

    KABUL, Jan 13 (MENA) - Police Chief of northern Balkh province says gunmen who attacked the Indian consulate were trained by Pakistani army, Khaama Press reported Wednesday. Sayed Kamal told reporters on Tuesday that evidences obtained show ....

  • Bomb near Pakistan polio center 'kills 14'

    Date: 2016-01-13 08:59:19 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:20 - ID:4104281

    ISLAMABAD, Jan 13 (MENA) - At least 14 people have been killed in a bombing outside a polio vaccination center in the south-western Pakistani city of Quetta, the BBC reported Wednesday. Many of the casualties are thought to have been police ....

  • Drone violates South Korean airspace

    Date: 2016-01-13 08:50:59 GMT - south korea - World - SN:18 - ID:4104125

    SEOUL, Jan 13 (MENA) - South Korea fired warning shots on Wednesday near an "unidentified flying object" over its border with North Korea, a military official said as quoted by Yonhap. The object returned to the northern side of the border ....

  • Park vows to make efforts for strong sanctions on N. Korea

    Date: 2016-01-13 08:49:34 GMT - south korea - World - SN:17 - ID:4104121

    SEOUL, Jan 13 (MENA) - South Korean President Park Geun-hye vowed Wednesday to make all diplomatic efforts to ensure that the UN Security Council can adopt a resolution to slap the most powerful sanctions on North Korea, Yonhap reported. The ....

  • No concrete clues of ‘attack targets’ in Germany after Istanbul bomb – minister

    Date: 2016-01-13 08:20:27 GMT - Germany - World - SN:16 - ID:4103929

    BERLIN, Jan 13 (MENA) - German Justice Minister Heiko Maas said on Wednesday that the security situation in Germany had not changed after a suicide bomber killed at least 10 people, mainly German tourists, in Istanbul on Tuesday, euronews ....

  • Iran holds 10 US sailors

    Date: 2016-01-13 08:20:05 GMT - USA - World - SN:15 - ID:4103933

    WASHINGTON, Jan 13 (MENA) - The Iranian military took control of two US Navy vessels and their crew Tuesday after the boats apparently strayed into Iran’s territorial waters, The Washington Post said Wednesday quoting US officials. The ....

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