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  • Shots fired outside Joe Biden's house in Delaware

    Date: 2015-01-18 22:19:31 GMT - USA - World - SN:158 - ID:1771645

    WASHINGTON, Jan 18 (MENA) - Shots were fired near US Vice-President Joe Biden's house in the state of Delaware, but he was away at the time, the BBC quoted a Secret Service official as saying on Sunday. The shots were fired on Saturday from a ....

  • Ukraine leader vows to retake separatist-held east

    Date: 2015-01-18 21:57:52 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:153 - ID:1771589

    KIEV, Jan 18 (MENA) - Ukraine's president vowed Sunday to reassert government control over eastern regions as the army unleashed a counter-offensive against Russian-backed separatist fighters vying for command over the airport in the city of ....

  • Italy expels 9 suspected jihadis

    Date: 2015-01-18 21:51:18 GMT - Italy - World - SN:149 - ID:1771433

    ROME, Jan 18 (MENA) - Italy says it has expelled nine suspected jihadis since late December and is vowing more expulsions in a heightened terrorism crackdown, The Independent reported on Sunday. Interior Minister Angelino Alfano told reporters ....

  • 4 killed in suicide bombing in Nigeria

    Date: 2015-01-18 21:30:26 GMT - Nigeria - World - SN:146 - ID:1771553

    ABUJA, Jan 18 (MENA) - A suicide bomber killed four people and injured 35 others in the northeast town of Potiskum, ABC news reported Sunday. The attack in Potiskum, the largest commercial center in Nigeria's Yobe state, occurred at around 10 ....

  • Explosion occurs at mine in Russia

    Date: 2015-01-18 19:02:12 GMT - Russia - World - SN:125 - ID:1770793

    MOSCOW, Jan 18 (MENA) - One person died in the explosion at the Yuzhanaya mine in the Sverdlovsk region, press service of the Urals regional centre of the emergencies ministry Vadim Grebennikov told TASS on Saturday. “According to preliminary ....

  • Daesh-related images found in PC of missing S. Korean in Turkey

    Date: 2015-01-18 18:00:04 GMT - south korea - World - SN:119 - ID:1770153

    SEOUL, Jan 18 (MENA) - South Korean authorities have found images of flags of the terrorist Daesh group in the computer of a South Korean teenager who recently vanished in Turkey, amid the possibility that he might have crossed the border into Syria ....

  • Poll shows conservatives as most popular party in Britain

    Date: 2015-01-18 17:45:05 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:114 - ID:1770209

    LONDON, Jan 18 (MENA) - The Conservatives are viewed “more favourably” than Labour by voters, with less than four months to go until the general election, a poll for The Independent on Sunday revealed. While Ed Miliband’s party retains a slim ....

  • UK sends warship to Falklands as Argentina lease supersonic bombers from Russia

    Date: 2015-01-18 17:42:27 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:112 - ID:1770105

    LONDON, Jan 18 (MENA) - One of Britain’s newest and most powerful warships was last night heading towards the Falklands to strengthen the islands’ air defenses, Sunday Express reported. Navy chiefs have sent HMS Dragon, a Type 45 destroyer, to ....

  • GFFA to tackle growing demand for food: Egypt amb.

    Date: 2015-01-18 12:40:05 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:63 - ID:1767269

    BERLIN, Jan 18 (MENA) – The 7th Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA) in Berlin tackled the growing demand for food and opportunities and challenges facing the agriculture sector and food security, Egypt's ambassador to Germany Mohamad Hegazy ....

  • Kuwaiti chief-of-staff, US top brass confer on issues of mutual interest

    Date: 2015-01-18 11:52:26 GMT - Kuwait - World - SN:51 - ID:1766509

    KUWAIT CITY, Jan 18 (MENA) - Kuwaiti Chief-of-Staff Mohamed Khaled al Khedr conferred Sunday with Army Lieutenant General James Terry on a flurry of issues of mutual interest. The Kuwaiti official lauded relations between both states. ....

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