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  • 11 killed, 13 wounded in Jalalabad suicide attack

    Date: 2016-01-17 10:01:30 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:15 - ID:4129813

    KABUL, Jan 17 (MENA) - A comparatively heavy explosion rocked Jalalabad city on Sunday morning, Khaama Press reported. Initial reports suggest the blast took place inside the guesthouse of Obaidullah Shinwari, member of the Provincial Council of ....

  • Obama declares state of emergency in Michigan over poisoned water

    Date: 2016-01-17 09:59:37 GMT - USA - World - SN:14 - ID:4129617

    WASHINGTON, Jan 17, (MENA) - President Barack Obama declared a federal state of emergency in Michigan, delegating federal financial aid to assist with the public health crisis in Flint, where the drinking water has been contaminated with lead. An ....

  • 2 Virginia men arrested on terrorism charges

    Date: 2016-01-16 22:36:46 GMT - USA - World - SN:122 - ID:4128601

    WASHINGTON, Jan 16 (MENA) - A Virginia man who was allegedly attempting to travel to Syria to join Daesh group and a man accused of helping him have been arrested, ABC News reported. The Department of Justice said in a statement Saturday that ....

  • Mexican president arrives in Riyadh

    Date: 2016-01-16 22:09:24 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - World - SN:119 - ID:4128693

    RIYADH, Jan 16 (MENA) – Mexican President Enrique Enrique Pena Nieto arrived in Riyadh on Saturday, Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported. He was received at King Salman Air Base Airport in the central sector by Prince Faisal bin Bandar bin ....

  • Iran releases 4 Americans in a prisoner swap

    Date: 2016-01-16 21:27:28 GMT - USA - World - SN:115 - ID:4128593

    WASHINGTON, Jan 16 (MENA) – Iran announced on Saturday that it had released four Iranian-Americans as part of a prisoner exchange with the United States, a move that came as the United States and Iran were negotiating the final steps before the ....

  • Malaysia on high alert after Jakarta bomb attacks

    Date: 2016-01-16 19:30:39 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:105 - ID:4128197

    KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 16 (MENA) – Malaysia's police are beefing up security in public areas and taking extra measures to secure border areas in the aftermath of bomb attacks in neighbouring Indonesia's capital city, local media reported on Saturday. ....

  • US renews El Salvador travel warning due to rampant violence

    Date: 2016-01-16 17:59:00 GMT - USA - World - SN:95 - ID:4127521

    WASHINGTON, Jan 16 (MENA) - The United States has renewed its travel warning for Americans going to El Salvador, a country experiencing record levels of violence. The US State Department said that US citizens visiting El Salvador for long periods ....

  • Italy rescues nearly 250 migrants off Libya: coastguard

    Date: 2016-01-16 17:44:25 GMT - Italy - World - SN:93 - ID:4127381

    ROME, Jan 16 (MENA) – An Italian ship on Saturday morning reached the Sicilian port of Catania bringing 246 migrants to safety as well as the body of another after two rescue operations off the coast of chaos-wracked Libya, the coastguard was quoted ....

  • Iran expects sanctions to be lifted Saturday - Zarif

    Date: 2016-01-16 17:05:57 GMT - Austria - World - SN:89 - ID:4127229

    VIENNA, Jan 16 (MENA) - Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said Saturday international economic sanctions on Iran will be lifted Saturday, with the United Nations nuclear watchdog agency expected to confirm that Tehran has complied with last ....

  • Thousands protest, call for early elections in Moldova

    Date: 2016-01-16 16:54:22 GMT - Moldova - World - SN:87 - ID:4127049

    CHISINAU, Jan 16 (MENA) - Thousands have protested in Moldova against the nominee for prime minister, calling for the Parliament to be dissolved and early elections, ABC News reported. There were three protests Saturday in the Moldovan capital — ....

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