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  • British Airways cancels flights to US due to bad weather

    Date: 2015-01-27 10:43:28 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:42 - ID:1833069

    LONDON, Jan 27 (MENA) - British Airways has suspended or delayed flights to several cities across the north east of America this morning due to heavy snowing, according to ITV. More than 7,700 flights have been cancelled to and from cities across ....

  • UNRWA suspends cash assistance for repairs to destroyed homes in gaza

    Date: 2015-01-27 10:13:10 GMT - palestine - World - SN:41 - ID:1833073

    GAZA CITY, Jan 27 (MENA) - UNRWA has been forced to suspend its cash assistance program in Gaza to tens of thousands of people for repairs to damaged and destroyed homes and for rental subsidies to the homeless, according to UNRWA. Over 96,000 ....

  • Amman considers releasing convicted terrorist in exchange for hostages

    Date: 2015-01-27 09:49:39 GMT - Japan - World - SN:39 - ID:1832573

    AMMAN, Jan 27 (MENA) - Jordan may be willing to release a convicted terrorist in exchange for a Japanese journalist and a Jordanian military pilot believed to be held hostage by Islamic State militants, two members of the country's parliament told ....

  • FBI arrests alleged Russian spy in New York

    Date: 2015-01-27 09:10:35 GMT - Russia - World - SN:29 - ID:1832253

    MOSCOW, Jan 27 (MENA) - US Federal agents have arrested an alleged Russian spy in New York accused of trying to recruit sources and collect economic intelligence while working as a Manhattan banker, Interfax news agency reported. US prosecutors ....

  • Spanish PM: Nato plane crash kills 10 French, 11 Italians

    Date: 2015-01-27 08:02:50 GMT - Spain - World - SN:17 - ID:1832069

    MADRID, Jan 27 (MENA) - Ten people were killed and 21 others injured when a NATO fighter jet crashed at an airbase in central Spain, euronews reported. Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said two pilots were among the dead. The other eight were ....

  • Russian official: West should stop egging on Ukrainian hawks

    Date: 2015-01-27 07:29:55 GMT - Russia - World - SN:14 - ID:1831657

    MOSCOW, Jan 27 (MENA) - Russia’s UN Envoy Vitaly Churkin repeated Moscow’s call for Western partners – especially Washington to stop egging on the Ukrainian hawks and covering their inhuman deeds, according to Russia Today TV Channel. In urgent ....

  • State of emergency declared in three US states

    Date: 2015-01-27 07:28:38 GMT - USA - World - SN:13 - ID:1831805

    WAHINGTON, Jan 27 (MENA) - States of emergency were declared in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts and New Hampshire as people were urged to stay home with transit systems, including the New York City subway, suspending ....

  • Four S. Koreans freed after kidnapping in Philippines

    Date: 2015-01-27 07:26:45 GMT - south korea - World - SN:12 - ID:1831773

    SEOUL, Jan 27 (MENA) - Four South Korean nationals have been released after being held as hostages by an unidentified gang for four days in the Philippines, Yonhap quoted South Korea's foreign ministry as saying Tuesday. The release was made late ....

  • Fidel Castro supports diplomatic talks with U.S., despite misgivings

    Date: 2015-01-27 06:53:06 GMT - Cuba - World - SN:8 - ID:1831653

    HAVANA, Jan 27 (MENA) - A message reported to be from retired Cuban leader Fidel Castro late Monday endorsed the fledgling talks to restore diplomatic relations between Cuba and the United States, but added Castro still "didn't trust" U.S. ....

  • US doesn’t recognize Libya’s GNS government

    Date: 2015-01-27 06:52:13 GMT - USA - World - SN:7 - ID:1831581

    WASHINGTON, Jan 27 (MENA) - The United States does not recognize the Government of National Salvation, or GNS, in Libya, the US State Department said Monday, according to Libya News Today. "The U.S. is not engaged with any person purporting to ....

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