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  • S. Korea, US vow 'tough, extensive' sanctions against nuclear N.K

    Date: 2016-01-16 08:13:46 GMT - south korea - World - SN:16 - ID:4122933

    SEOUL, Jan 16 (MENA) - South Korea and the United States agreed on Saturday to push for "strong and comprehensive" sanctions against North Korea over its latest nuclear test, the Yonhap cited Seoul's Foreign Ministry as saying. The discussion was ....

  • Obama discusses with National Security Council countering Daesh

    Date: 2016-01-16 07:02:28 GMT - USA - World - SN:10 - ID:4122709

    WASHINGTON, Jan 16 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama convened with his National Security Council to discuss the intensification of US campaign to degrade and destroy Daesh, the White House posted on its website. Obama was briefed on recent ....

  • Venezuela's Nicolas Maduro declares emergency

    Date: 2016-01-16 06:37:22 GMT - Venezuela - World - SN:5 - ID:4122697

    CARACAS, Jan 16 (MENA) - The Venezuelan government has announced a 60-day economic emergency to deal with the country's worsening crisis, the BBC News reported Saturday. Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro will govern by decree for two ....

  • More than 400 on German Islamist watchlist

    Date: 2016-01-15 21:29:58 GMT - Germany - World - SN:98 - ID:4122357

    BERLIN, Jan 15 (MENA) - The head of Germany's federal police force the BKA said on Friday that more than 400 people on now on the government's watch list as the number of jihadist fighters returning to Germany is on the upswing, Deutsche Welle‎ ....

  • French FM to visit Saudi Arabia, UAE

    Date: 2016-01-15 21:00:22 GMT - France - World - SN:96 - ID:4122329

    PARIS, Jan 15 (MENA) - French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius will start a two-day trip to the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia on January 18-19. In Abu Dhabi, he will take part in the World Future Energy Summit, an international event ....

  • Russian government won't revise sanctions against Turkey - PM's spokeswoman

    Date: 2016-01-15 19:35:47 GMT - Russia - World - SN:91 - ID:4121905

    MOSCOW, Jan 15 (MENA) – Natalia Timakova, a spokeswoman for the Russian prime minister, said on Friday that Russia’s government will not revise sanctions against Turkey, TASS news agency reported. The spokeswoman made the remarks commenting on ....

  • Astronaut Tim Peake becomes Britain's first spacewalking astronaut

    Date: 2016-01-15 18:29:55 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:86 - ID:4121721

    LONDON, Jan 15 (MENA) - European Space Agency astronaut Tim Peake stepped outside the International Space Station on Friday, becoming the first to walk in space wearing the British flag. "Exhilarated -- but no time to dwell on emotions," Peake ....

  • Japan, US, S. Korea confirm tough action on N. Korea

    Date: 2016-01-15 16:04:19 GMT - Japan - World - SN:72 - ID:4120961

    TOKYO, Jan 15 (MENA) - Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida and senior US and South Korean officials agreed Friday to seek a tough UN Security Council resolution against North Korea following its fourth nuclear test, Kyodo reported. In the ....

  • President Ghani says cautiously optimistic about Afghan peace efforts

    Date: 2016-01-15 15:28:10 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:69 - ID:4120765

    KABUL, Jan 15 (MENA) - Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has said the Afghan government is cautiously optimistic about the ongoing efforts regarding the Afghan reconciliation process, Khaama Press reported on Friday. During separate meetings ....

  • Two helicopters involved in collision in Hawaii, 12 people missing

    Date: 2016-01-15 14:56:32 GMT - USA - World - SN:65 - ID:4120589

    Washington, Jan 15 (MENA) - The US Coast Guard said it has responded to a report of a military aircraft collision involving two Marine helicopters off the north shore of Oahu, Hawaii, Chief Petite Officer Sara Mooers told ABC News. Responders are ....

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