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  • 2 people feared dead after plane disappears in Arctic Sweden

    Date: 2016-01-08 12:55:28 GMT - Sweden - World - SN:53 - ID:4073997

    STOCKHOLM, Jan 8 (MENA) - Two crew members from Spain and France are feared dead after a Swedish-registered freight jet crashed in a mountainous area near the Norwegian border in Arctic Sweden. Dag Mejdell, CEO of the Norwegian postal service, ....

  • Paris fugitive's prints, explosives, found in Brussels flat, says prosecutor

    Date: 2016-01-08 12:30:04 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:48 - ID:4073897

    BRUSSELS, Jan 8 (MENA) - Belgian federal prosecutors said on Friday that police had found traces of explosives, handmade belts and the fingerprint of a key Paris attacks fugitive during a raid on an apartment in Brussels on December 10, France 24 ....

  • Strong quake shakes Pakistan

    Date: 2016-01-08 11:50:49 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:42 - ID:4073589

    PESHAWAR, Jan 8 (MENA) - Strong earthquake jolts were felt in parts of Islamabad and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Friday, Dawn news reported. The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) said the earthquake magnitude was 5.9, with its epicentre in the ....

  • Iraqi refugees arrested on terrorism charges in US

    Date: 2016-01-08 09:24:51 GMT - USA - World - SN:25 - ID:4072477

    WASHINGTON, Jan 8 (MENA) - Authorities arrested two Iraqi refugees on terrorism-related charges Thursday, in a move that undercuts President Barack Obama’s plans to bring 10,000 Syrian refugees to the U.S. this year, according to the Washington ....

  • Venezuelan army vows support for Maduro as political crisis deepens

    Date: 2016-01-08 09:22:15 GMT - Venezuela - World - SN:23 - ID:4072469

    CARACAS, Jan 8 (MENA) - The National Bolivarian Armed Forces of Venezuela pledged its loyalty to President Nicolas Maduro, amid a standoff between his government and a newly elected legislature dominated by the opposition, according to Deutsche ....

  • Panetta: Daesh has potential to conduct more Paris-like attacks

    Date: 2016-01-08 07:04:33 GMT - USA - World - SN:11 - ID:4071965

    WASHINGTON, Jan 8 (MENA) - Former CIA director and secretary of defense Leon Panetta said “Daesh terrorist group has the potential to conduct a Paris-type attack” in America. Appearing on MSNBC’s TV network, Panetta said because of that ....

  • Kerry says Riyadh-Tehran differences not to hinder pro-Syrian efforts

    Date: 2016-01-08 07:02:30 GMT - USA - World - SN:10 - ID:4071953

    WASHINGTON, Jan 8 (MENA) – US State Secretary John Kerry said that differences between Riyadh and Tehran would not hinder efforts to resolve the Syrian crisis. At his daily press briefing, Kerry said "on Syria, we remain extremely focused on our ....

  • UK summons North Korea ambassador over nuclear test

    Date: 2016-01-07 20:50:02 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:93 - ID:4071581

    LONDON, Jan 7 (MENA) - The Foreign and Commonwealth Office's (FCO) Asia Minister Hugo Swire summoned Thursday the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea’s Ambassador in London Hyon Hak Bong following the reported nuclear test, FCO posted on its ....

  • Japan affirms close ties with US, S. Korea over N. Korea nuke test

    Date: 2016-01-07 18:12:38 GMT - Japan - World - SN:82 - ID:4070773

    TOKYO, Jan 7 (MENA) - Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday agreed separately with the leaders of United States and South Korea to closely coordinate their responses to North Korea's nuclear test as the UN Security Council considers a new ....

  • Vietnam protests China flight in South China Sea

    Date: 2016-01-07 17:44:03 GMT - Vietnam - World - SN:81 - ID:4070921

    HANOI, Jan 7 (MENA) - Vietnam on Thursday accused China of violating its sovereignty by carrying out air test in South China Sea, Sky news reported. "This is a serious violation of Vietnam's sovereignty, threatening peace and regional stability, ....

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