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  • Middle East live: Moscow offers to act as peacemaker between Saudi Arabia and Iran

    Date: 2016-01-04 11:26:36 GMT - Russia - World - SN:34 - ID:4047453

    MOSCOW, Jan 4 (MENA) - A senior Russian foreign ministry source has reportedly told the RIA news agency that Moscow's track record in Syria shows it is the right country to mediate between Saudi Arabia and Iran, The Independent reported. "As ....

  • Daesh video scrutinised by UK security services

    Date: 2016-01-04 10:10:48 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:28 - ID:4046589

    LONDON, Jan 4 (MENA) - The UK's security and intelligence agencies are examining a video by Daesh to identify a man and young boy with British accents, the BBC reported Monday. The video purportedly shows the killing of five men who Daesh says ....

  • Japanese PM speaks for continuation of dialogue with Russia at top level

    Date: 2016-01-04 09:02:30 GMT - Japan - World - SN:21 - ID:4046189

    TOKYO, Jan 4 (MENA) - Dialogue at the top level with Russia needs to be continued in order to solve bilateral problems, Tass news agency reported quoting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe as saying Monday at a news conference timed to the opening ....

  • India quake death toll rises to 9, up to 200 injured

    Date: 2016-01-04 08:45:32 GMT - India - World - SN:20 - ID:4045877

    NEW DELHI, Jan 4 (MENA) - At least nine have been killed and close to 200 injured after a powerful 6.7-magnitude earthquake hit the eastern Indian state of Manipur, close to the border with Myanmar, according to initial reports coming from the ....

  • PM Sharif departs for 3-day visit to Sri Lanka

    Date: 2016-01-04 08:38:16 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:19 - ID:4045985

    ISLAMABAD, Jan 4 (MENA) - Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday departed for Sri Lanka on a three-day official visit at the invitation of the Sri Lankan president. In a statement, Pakistan's High Commission in Colombo said that PM Nawaz ....

  • S. Korean food producers set sights on halal market

    Date: 2016-01-04 07:32:16 GMT - south korea - World - SN:15 - ID:4045605

    SEOUL/SEJONG, Jan. 4 (Yonhap) -- South Korean processed food companies and farmers are ramping up efforts to tap into the rapidly growing global halal market as they face tougher competition from cheaper rivals and unfavorable foreign exchange ....

  • 6.7 magnitude quake hits India's northeast, leaves 4 dead

    Date: 2016-01-04 06:40:23 GMT - India - World - SN:13 - ID:4045461

    NEW DELHI, Jan 4 (MENA) - A 6.7 magnitude earthquake hit India's remote northeast region before dawn on Monday, killing at least four people, injuring more than 100 others and causing damage to several buildings, ABC News reported. The death and ....

  • Gas cylinder blast leaves at least 14 bus passengers dead in Pakistan

    Date: 2016-01-03 20:00:25 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:92 - ID:4044613

    ISLAMABAD, Jan 3 (MENA) - At least 14 people including women were killed and three others sustained wounds when a gas cylinder installed in a wedding party bus blew up at Kanda Khurram in Karak, northwest of Pakistan, on Sunday. According to ....

  • Daesh releases video showing execution of five 'British spies' and warning to 'imbecile' David Cameron

    Date: 2016-01-03 19:52:49 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:91 - ID:4044425

    LONDON, Jan 3 (MENA) - The Daesh militant group has released a new video purporting to show the execution of five British spies, and threatening David Cameron over the UK's campaign in Syria. In the video, which appears to have been released by ....

  • Afghanistan militants attack Indian consulate in Mazar-e-Sherif

    Date: 2016-01-03 19:49:55 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:88 - ID:4044437

    KABUL, Jan 3 (MENA) - Explosions and gunfire rang out late on Sunday as militants tried to storm the Indian diplomatic mission in the Afghan city of Mazar-i-Sharif, The Times of India reported. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the ....

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