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  • Turkey denies plan to abolish visa-free travel with 89 countries

    Date: 2016-01-09 18:29:03 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:102 - ID:4081553

    ANKARA, Jan 9 (MENA) - The Turkish Foreign Ministry denied on Saturday news reports that Ankara is preparing to introduce visas for citizens of 89 countries which currently enjoy visa-free travel to Turkey, local media reported. "Reports in the ....

  • OIC chief to visit Thailand, Malaysia to discuss regional developments

    Date: 2016-01-09 18:26:29 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - World - SN:100 - ID:4081353

    JEDDAH, Jan 9 (MENA) - Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Iyad Madani will start a visit to Thailand and Malaysia on Sunday. Madani will arrive in Thailand, an observer state of the OIC, where he will meet with ....

  • Amb. to UK: Egypt safe as any other major country

    Date: 2016-01-09 18:25:47 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:99 - ID:4081117

    LONDON, Dec 26 (MENA) – Egyptian Ambassador to Britain Nasser Kamel said on Saturday that Egypt is as safe as any other major country. In statements to Sky News, he hailed security forces reaction to the recent two attacks in Giza and the Red Sea ....

  • Europe in crisis over sex attacks by migrants

    Date: 2016-01-09 18:08:54 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:94 - ID:4081141

    LONDON, Jan 9 (MENA) - Political tensions over influx of migrants in Europe boil over as leaders from central and eastern states declare death of multicultural Europe and call for borders to be sealed, said The Telegraph. "The idea of ....

  • Britain under pressure to send aid to starving Syrian town: report

    Date: 2016-01-09 14:57:55 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:68 - ID:4079417

    LONDON, Jan 9 (MENA) – Senior British politicians are leading calls for the RAF to drop aid to the besieged Syrian town of Madaya where thousands of civilians are starving to death, the Telegraph newspaper said in a report Saturday. Although the ....

  • 5 killed, 30 injured after passenger train crashes into truck in Thailand

    Date: 2016-01-09 14:55:33 GMT - Thailand - World - SN:65 - ID:4079785

    BANGKOK, Jan 9 (MENA) - At least five people were killed and up to 30 were injured when a passenger train crashed into a truck at a railway crossing in Thailand's Phetchaburi province, some 60 kilometers south of Bangkok, Russia Today reported ....

  • 20 Daesh militants killed in US drone strike near Pak-Afghan border

    Date: 2016-01-09 10:23:55 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:31 - ID:4078065

    KABUL, Jan 9 (MENA) - At least 20 militants belonging to Islamic State (IS) or Daesh terrorist group were killed in a US drone strike in Afghanistan’s eastern Nangarhar province near the Pak-Afghan border early on Saturday, Pakistan Tribune ....

  • North Korea cites Muammar Gaddafi's 'destruction' in nuclear test defence

    Date: 2016-01-09 10:15:02 GMT - North Korea - World - SN:28 - ID:4077853

    PYONGYANG, Jan 9 (MENA) - North Korea has defended its latest nuclear test, saying the fate of Saddam Hussein in Iraq and Muammar Gaddafi in Libya showed what happened when countries forsake their nuclear weapon ambitions, The Telegraph reported on ....

  • Pakistan expresses concern over North Korea nuclear test

    Date: 2016-01-09 08:32:17 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:18 - ID:4077237

    ISLAMABAD, Jan 9 (MENA) - Expressing deep concern over the reports about the nuclear test conducted by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), Pakistan said that it strongly believed that all countries should comply with their respective ....

  • Philadelphia cop 'shot by Daesh sympathizer'

    Date: 2016-01-09 07:00:37 GMT - USA - World - SN:6 - ID:4076729

    WASHINGTON, Jan 9 (MENA) - A man who shot a police officer in his patrol car has pledged his allegiance to Daesh terrorist group, the Sky News cited police as saying on Saturday. Police Captain James Clark said the alleged shooter, Edward Archer, ....

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