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  • 5 dead, including gunman, in Georgia shooting

    Date: 2015-02-08 08:56:22 GMT - USA - World - SN:20 - ID:1917337

    WASHINGTON, Feb 8 (MENA) - A man shot six people Saturday afternoon, killing four of them, including his ex-wife and several children before turning the gun on himself on a quiet, suburban street outside Atlanta, ABC news reported quoting police and ....

  • Greek PM to embark on visit to Austria Monday

    Date: 2015-02-08 08:19:25 GMT - Austria - World - SN:17 - ID:1916969

    VIENNA, Feb 8 (MENA) - Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras arrives here on Monday on his first official visit to Austria where he will meet with his Austrian counterpart Werner Fayman. Talks will cover Greece's future plans in dealing with the ....

  • Nigeria postpones presidential vote over security

    Date: 2015-02-08 07:57:59 GMT - Nigeria - World - SN:15 - ID:1916977

    ABUJA, Feb 8 (MENA) - The electoral commission in Nigeria has postponed the 14 February presidential election by six weeks over concerns about the security situation, the BBC reported. Commission chief Attahiru Jega said he had been told troops ....

  • Seoul, Washington 'virtually' wrap up nuclear accord: sources

    Date: 2015-02-08 07:46:25 GMT - south korea - World - SN:9 - ID:1916577

    SEOUL, Feb 8 (MENA) - South Korea and the United States have "effectively" concluded their nuclear cooperation accord that would allow Seoul to reprocess spent nuclear fuel for the purpose of research and development (R&D), albeit in a limited way, ....

  • Australia Abbott: Leadership vote brought forward

    Date: 2015-02-08 07:46:15 GMT - Australia - World - SN:8 - ID:1916593

    CANBERRA, Feb 8 (MENA) - Australia's prime minister, fighting for his political life, has bought forward a party confidence vote on his leadership to Monday, the BBC reported. Tony Abbott said he wanted to hold the Liberal Party ballot sooner as ....

  • Russian Gazprom to boost gas supplies to Turkey by 2Bln cubic meters

    Date: 2015-02-07 21:04:15 GMT - Russia - World - SN:91 - ID:1915961

    MOSCOW, Feb 7 MENA) - Russian gas giant Gazprom said Saturday it would deliver to Turkey an additional 2 billion cubic meters of natural gas a year as soon as the Turkish Stream pipeline is up and running, Sputnik News Agency reported. "The ....

  • Embattled Australian PM says challenge against him will fail

    Date: 2015-02-07 18:25:34 GMT - Australia - World - SN:78 - ID:1915469

    CANBERRA, Feb 7 (MENA) - Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Saturday that he expected a challenge against his leadership to fail, the Daily Telegraph reported. The PM also stressed his government would not repeat the "chaos and ....

  • Migrant boat sinks off southwestern Turkey, at least six dead

    Date: 2015-02-07 17:29:05 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:69 - ID:1915085

    ANKARA, Feb 6 (MENA) - At least six migrants were killed when a boat capsized and sank off Turkey's southwest province of Mu─čla Feb. 7, the provincial governor said, according Hurriyet Daily. There were around 15 people on board when the boat ....

  • Death toll from TransAsia plane crash rises to 40

    Date: 2015-02-07 17:28:39 GMT - Taiwan - World - SN:68 - ID:1915089

    TAIPEI, Feb 7 (MENA) - The death toll from a TransAsia Airways plane crash rose to 40 on Saturday, authorities said, as details emerged that both engines lost power, CNN reported.. Flight GE235 crashed into a river in Taiwan's capital, Taipei, ....

  • Over 22,000 Afghan refugees forced to leave Pakistan last month

    Date: 2015-02-07 16:33:46 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:64 - ID:1914881

    KABUL, Feb 7 (MENA) - Over 22,000 Afghan refugees were forced to leave Pakistan and return to Afghanistan amid fears of persecution by Pakistani authorities following a deadly attack on a school in Peshawar city last year, Khaama news agency ....

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