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  • Japan may start working on 70th WWII anniversary statement

    Date: 2015-01-03 18:06:10 GMT - Japan - World - SN:75 - ID:1667253

    TOKYO, Jan 3 (MENA) - The Japanese government is moving to set up a panel of experts possibly in March toward crafting a prime minister's statement for the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II in August, Kyodo News Agency reported. Sources ....

  • Electrical fault cancels London theatre show

    Date: 2015-01-03 18:00:37 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:70 - ID:1667189

    LONDON, Jan 3 (MENA) - Fire crews were called to a London theatre when an electrical fault caused a production of Les Miserables to be scrapped mid-show, the BBC said. More than 1,000 people were evacuated from the Queen's Theater in Soho's ....

  • UK Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey 'in critical condition'

    Date: 2015-01-03 17:13:54 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:65 - ID:1667033

    LONDON, Jan 3 (MENA) - A British nurse who was diagnosed with Ebola after returning from Sierra Leone is now in a critical condition, the London hospital treating her has said, BBC reported. The Royal Free Hospital said it was "sorry to announce ....

  • UK Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey 'in critical condition'

    Date: 2015-01-03 15:52:57 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:56 - ID:1666653

    LONDON, Jan 3 (MENA) - A British nurse who was diagnosed with Ebola after returning from Sierra Leone is now in a critical condition, the London hospital treating her has said. The Royal Free Hospital said it was "sorry to announce that the ....

  • Pakistan, India trade fire in Kashmir, killing 4

    Date: 2015-01-03 15:07:44 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:49 - ID:1666333

    ISLAMABAD, Jan 3 (MENA) - Pakistani and Indian border guards traded artillery fire along the disputed border region of Kashmir, killing four people and wounding eight, officials said. Both Pakistan and India blamed each other for starting the ....

  • Former British soldier becomes first man to walk the Nile

    Date: 2015-01-03 15:07:14 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:48 - ID:1666149

    LONDON, Jan 3 (MENA) - A former Army officer and Afghanistan veteran has endured marauding militias, searing temperatures and close encounters with wildlife to become the first person to walk the length of the world's longest river, The Telegraph ....

  • Cancer risks: Seven statistics that counter 'bad luck' claims over who gets disease

    Date: 2015-01-03 13:00:44 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:38 - ID:1665813

    LONDON, Jan 3 (MENA) - Two thirds of cancers, according to a new study published on Friday, are not caused by lifestyle factors such as smoking, drinking and diet, but by chance mutations to our genes – in other words, by ‘bad luck’, The Independent ....

  • Park hopes S. Korea, China contribute to regional peace

    Date: 2015-01-03 11:12:04 GMT - south korea - World - SN:32 - ID:1665253

    SEOUL, Jan 3 (MENA) – South Korea's President Park Geun-hye expressed hope Saturday that South Korea and China could contribute to peace and stability in Northeast Asia, Yonhap reported. Park said she hoped that South Korea and China could become ....

  • 2 killed, 8 injured in trading fire between Pakistan, India in Kashmir

    Date: 2015-01-03 10:51:45 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:30 - ID:1664929

    ISLAMABAD, Jan 3 (MENA) – Two were killed and eight others injured after Pakistani and Indian border guards traded artillery fire along the disputed border region of Kashmir, Fox News quoted officials as saying Saturday. Both Pakistan and India ....

  • Suspected plotter of US embassy attacks Abu Anas al-Libi dies in New York

    Date: 2015-01-03 10:00:15 GMT - USA - World - SN:24 - ID:1664709

    NEW YORK, Jan 3 (MENA) - A one-time associate of Osama Bin Laden died in New York while awaiting trial for allegedly plotting the 1998 bombings of US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania, NBC News reported Saturday. Abu Anas al-Libi, 50, was captured ....

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