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  • 100mph Storm Imogen brings chaos to transport network

    Date: 2016-02-08 22:12:05 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:113 - ID:4277173

    LONDON, Feb 8 (MENA) - A 100-mph Storm Imogen has caused chaos to the transport network, The Daily Mail reported Monday. The storm has caused major disruption to southern England, including to rail commuters who faced rush-hour chaos as they ....

  • One of world’s biggest container ships stranded on German river

    Date: 2016-02-08 22:04:09 GMT - Germany - World - SN:112 - ID:4277329

    BERLIN, Feb 8 (MENA) - German crews are attempting to pump hundreds of cubic meters of heavy fuel oil from one of the world’s biggest container ships, Euronews reported. The CSCL Indian Ocean is stranded on the Elbe River in Germany after running ....

  • Canada to end airstrikes against Daesh shortly

    Date: 2016-02-08 20:11:19 GMT - Canada - World - SN:104 - ID:4276809

    OTTAWA, Feb 8 (MENA) - Canada will end airstrikes against Daesh in Syria and Iraq by Feb. 22, ABC News quoted Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau as announcing on Monday. "The people terrorized by Daesh every day don't need our vengeance, they ....

  • 4 dead in crash landing of military helicopter in Russia’s Pskov region

    Date: 2016-02-08 19:22:51 GMT - Russia - World - SN:101 - ID:4276805

    MOSCOW, Feb 8 (MENA) - The Russia Defense Ministry has confirmed the death of the crew - three pilots and a technician - of the Mi-8 helicopter that crashed in Russia’s Pskov region northwest of Moscow on Monday. "The rescue team that reached the ....

  • Russian amb. accuses extremists in Yemen of trying to devise oil export schemes

    Date: 2016-02-08 18:34:24 GMT - Russia - World - SN:93 - ID:4276297

    MOSCOW, Feb 8 (MENA) – The extremist groups that have sprung up in the vast territories of the eastern and southern part of Yemen, including the major port cities of Aden and al Mukalla, are trying to use the experience of Syrian smugglers for ....

  • White House: Obama to meet with Jordan's King

    Date: 2016-02-08 15:51:48 GMT - Jordan - World - SN:76 - ID:4275409

    WASHINGTON, Feb 8 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama will meet with King Abdullah of Jordan at the White House on February 24, said a statement issued by the White House on Monday. The two leaders plan to discuss the fight against Islamic State, ....

  • Turkish Tensions With Syrian Kurdish Fighters Strain Ties With U.S.

    Date: 2016-02-08 15:50:43 GMT - USA - World - SN:74 - ID:4273477

    WASHINGTON, Feb 8 (MENA) - Turkey’s growing hostility to one of America’s most effective allies in the fight against Islamic State - Syrian Kurdish fighters - is undermining efforts to step up the campaign against the extremist group, U.S. ....

  • Syria: Angela Merkel 'horrified' by suffering under Russian airstrikes

    Date: 2016-02-08 15:49:42 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:73 - ID:4275229

    ANKARA, Feb 8 (MENA) - German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, has said she is “horrified” by the suffering caused by Russian bombing in Syria as pro-government forces backed by airstrikes came closer to encircling Aleppo. Opposition activists and ....

  • Italy urges focusing on forming Libya's new government

    Date: 2016-02-08 14:27:29 GMT - Italy - World - SN:61 - ID:4274089

    ROME, Feb 8 (MENA) - Italy is currently focusing on finding ways of shoring up Libya's new government, said Italian Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni. In statements Monday, the minister said that Italy realizes that Daesh is intensifying its ....

  • Scores down off Turkey's coasts

    Date: 2016-02-08 13:59:46 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:48 - ID:4273481

    ANKARA, Feb 8 (MENA) - Two boats on their way to Greece have capsized near Turkey, killing at least 35 migrants, Turkish media said. Some 22 people died close to the Greek island of Lesbos and 11 others died in a separate incident further south, ....

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