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  • China vows to back Pakistan's anti-terrorism efforts

    Date: 2015-01-26 16:49:42 GMT - China - World - SN:120 - ID:1829345

    BEIJING, Jan 26 (MENA) - China's top political advisor Yu Zhengsheng met with Pakistani Army Chief General Raheel Sharif in Beijing on Monday, vowing to support Pakistan's anti-terrorism efforts, Xinhua news agency reported. China appreciates and ....

  • US airlines cancel 5,200 flights from impending blizzard

    Date: 2015-01-26 16:21:17 GMT - USA - World - SN:116 - ID:1828881

    WASHINGTON, Jan 26 (MENA) - Air travelers faced chaos Monday in the Northeast due to a major winter storm that grounded thousands of airline flights even before the first snowflakes had fallen in the region, US Today reported. Airlines reacted to ....

  • Abe vows to use "all possible means" to free Japanese hostage

    Date: 2015-01-26 15:52:03 GMT - Japan - World - SN:107 - ID:1828853

    TOKYO, Jan 26 (MENA) - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Monday that Japan is determined to use "all possible means" to secure the release of a Japanese man held captive by a group thought to be Islamic State, as Tokyo sought cooperation from Jordan ....

  • 110 rescued, hundreds remain trapped underground in Donetsk mine

    Date: 2015-01-26 14:53:24 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:90 - ID:1828001

    KIEV, Jan 26 (MENA) - More than 100 miners have already been evacuated from the Donetsk mine, while hundreds remain trapped underground, Donetsk news agency said Monday. "A shell fell in the area of the mine, as a result electric power supply is ....

  • British foreign secretary concerned over Israel settlement expansion

    Date: 2015-01-26 11:10:50 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:52 - ID:1825821

    LONDON, Jan 26 (MENA) - The British Foreign Secretary issued a report about human rights voicing concern toward the expansion of Israeli settlement activities. The report further condemned Israel's plans to establish 2,610 settlement units. ....

  • 49 Philippine police commandos killed after clash with rebels

    Date: 2015-01-26 11:07:09 GMT - Philippines - World - SN:51 - ID:1825557

    MANILA, Jan 26 (MENA) - Forty-nine Philippine police commandos were killed when they clashed with Muslim rebels in the south, police said Monday, a bloodbath which tested a peace accord signed last March, media reports said. An 11-hour gun battle ....

  • Flights canceled as blizzard bears down

    Date: 2015-01-26 11:00:31 GMT - USA - World - SN:47 - ID:1825517

    WASHINGTON, Jan 26 (MENA) - The East Coast of the U.S. from Philadelphia to New York City to Maine braced on Monday for a potentially historic blizzard that forecasters say could dump up to 3 feet (90 cm) of snow on the region and snarl ....

  • Japan seeks Jordan's help on gaining hostage's release

    Date: 2015-01-26 10:27:47 GMT - Japan - World - SN:41 - ID:1825281

    TOKYO, Jan 26 (MENA) - Japan sought help from Jordan and other countries Monday in its race to save a hostage held by the extremist Islamic State group, with no signs of progress on securing his release, according to ABC News. The chief ....

  • Toll of Filipino commandos killed in rebel clash rises to 43

    Date: 2015-01-26 09:15:18 GMT - Philippines - World - SN:29 - ID:1824729

    MANILA, Jan 26 (MENA) - Philippine police say 43 of their commandos have been killed in a fierce battle in the country's south with Muslim guerrillas while hunting one of southeast Asia's most-wanted terror suspects, ABC News reported. National ....

  • At least 30 Taliban killed in Kundoz operation

    Date: 2015-01-26 08:48:11 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:19 - ID:1824017

    KABUL, Jan 26 (MENA) - Security officials in northern Kundoz province say Taliban have suffered heavy casualties in the ongoing operation in Imam Sahib District, Khaama Press reported. General Abdul Saboor Nasrati, police chief of Kundoz province ....

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