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  • Obama declares state of emergency over Michigan water contamination

    Date: 2016-01-17 18:04:29 GMT - USA - World - SN:104 - ID:4133993

    WASHINGTON, Jan 17 (MENA) – US President Barrack Obama declared a state of emergency in Flint, Michigan, in light of the city's ongoing water contamination crisis. The move was requested by Gov. Rick Snyder so that the city could receive federal ....

  • OIC welcomes UN plan of action to prevent violent extremism

    Date: 2016-01-17 17:51:11 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - World - SN:98 - ID:4133565

    JEDDAH, Jan 17 (MENA) - The Organization of Islamic Cooperation, OIC, has welcomed the United Nations Plan of Action to Prevent Violent Extremism. The OIC assured its support for all such international and regional efforts aimed at combating ....

  • 'It's impossible to integrate the Muslim community into Western Europe,' says Czech president

    Date: 2016-01-17 17:48:08 GMT - Czech - World - SN:97 - ID:4133929

    PRAGUE, Jan 17 (MENA) - The president of the Czech Republic has claimed it is "impossible" for Muslims to integrate into modern Europe" The Daily Mail reported on Sunday. Zeman is known for his fiery anti-migrant comments and has previously accused ....

  • AIPAC: Lifting of Iran sanctions a dangerous moment for US, allies

    Date: 2016-01-17 16:50:26 GMT - USA - World - SN:91 - ID:4133433

    WASHINGTON, Jan 17 (MENA) - The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) described on Sunday the lifting of Iran's sanctions as a "dangerous moment for America and our allies," The Jerusalem Post reported. The removal of the sanctions on ....

  • Turkish security authorities nab suicide bomber in Istanbul

    Date: 2016-01-17 15:48:27 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:82 - ID:4133173

    ANKARA, Jan 17 (MENA) - Turkish security sources underlined that the police forces in Istanbul arrested a suspect in an underground metro station in north western Turkey. He turned out to be a suicide bomber as an explosive belt was found in his ....

  • Demonstration in central Ankara to protest against arresting intellectuals

    Date: 2016-01-17 14:57:00 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:77 - ID:4130833

    ANKARA, Jan 17 (MENA) - A group of intellectuals organized a demonstration in central the Turkish capital Ankara to protest against the decision of the government to launch arrest campaigns against the intellectuals who signed a statement demanding ....

  • Iran to receive US investments worth billions of dollars

    Date: 2016-01-17 13:48:34 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:57 - ID:4131737

    LONDON, Jan 17 (MENA) - Iran will receive US investments valued at billions of dollars during the coming phase, said a report by the BBC Sunday. Iran "has opened a new chapter" in its ties with the world, President Hassan Rouhani said, hours ....

  • Nasr represents Egypt at opening of AIIB in Beijing

    Date: 2016-01-17 12:45:13 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:42 - ID:4131301

    BEIJING, Jan 17 (MENA) - Egyptian Minister of International Cooperation Sahar Nasr represented Egypt at the opening meeting of launching the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), attended by President Xi Jinping. The minister also attended ....

  • 2nd preparatory meeting for peace talks with Taliban due in Kabul tomorrow

    Date: 2016-01-17 11:31:40 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:31 - ID:4130813

    KABUL, Jan 17 (MENA) - The second preparatory quadrilateral meeting for peace talks with Taliban is due in Kabul Monday, Khaama Press reported. Besides Afghanistan, representatives from Pakistan, the United States and China are participating the ....

  • 13 killed in Afghanistan blast

    Date: 2016-01-17 11:28:26 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:29 - ID:4130957

    KABUL, Jan 17 (MENA) - Officials in eastern Afghanistan say a suicide bomber has killed at least 13 people and wounded 14, Voice of America (VOA) reported. A spokesman for the Nangarhar provincial government said the bomber detonated his device ....

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