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  • Russian, German, French foreign ministers discuss peace process in Ukraine's southeast

    Date: 2015-01-02 15:15:20 GMT - Russia - World - SN:68 - ID:1661837

    MOSCOW, Jan 2 (MENA) - The foreign ministers of Russia, Germany, France and Ukraine have discussed ways of contributing to the peace process in the southeast of Ukraine as part of the Minsk agreements, the TASS cited the Russian Foreign Ministry as ....

  • Plane fire fear forces emergency landing at Southend airport

    Date: 2015-01-02 15:05:01 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:67 - ID:1661841

    LONDON, Jan 2 (MENA) - A plane with 28 passengers on board was forced to make an emergency landing at London Southend Airport after fears one of its engines was on fire, the BBC reported on Friday. Firefighters were called to the airport at 08:30 ....

  • S. Korean plane finds six bodies of AirAsia crash victims

    Date: 2015-01-02 14:25:45 GMT - south korea - World - SN:61 - ID:1661609

    SEOUL, Jan 2 (MENA) - A South Korean maritime patrol aircraft on a search mission for victims of a crashed AirAsia jet found six bodies Friday, Yonhap quoted Seoul's Defense Ministry as saying. The South Korean Navy's P-3C plane was dispatched on ....

  • Four injured after plane blown off Stornoway runway

    Date: 2015-01-02 14:01:26 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:58 - ID:1661557

    GLASGOW, Dec 2 (MENA) - Four people have been injured after a plane came off the runway at Stornoway Airport on the Isle of Lewis, the BBC reported Friday. The Loganair service was due to fly to Glasgow on Friday. It is thought it may have been ....

  • Italy coast guard boards boat carrying migrants

    Date: 2015-01-02 14:00:12 GMT - Italy - World - SN:57 - ID:1661405

    ROME, Jan 2 (MENA) - Italian authorities have taken control of a boat carrying 450 migrants, thought to be Syrians, after the crew abandoned it off Italy's coast, The BBC reported on Friday. The Italian coast guard said it was now being towed to ....

  • Bin Laden evidence will be used against British student

    Date: 2015-01-02 13:04:14 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:53 - ID:1661113

    LONDON, Jan 2 (MENA) - Documents seized by Seal Team Six from the compound of Osama bin Laden will be used in the trial of a British-based student accused of plotting a terrorist attack in Manchester, The Times reported. Abid Naseer, 28, who is ....

  • AirAsia flight 8501: bodies of 30 crash victims recovered

    Date: 2015-01-02 12:32:03 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:50 - ID:1661013

    JAKARTA, Jan 2 (MENA) - At least 30 bodies of AirAsia Flight 8501 victims have been recovered, authorities said, as ships with sensitive equipment searched for the plane's fuselage, ABC News reported. Five of the victims were found still strapped ....

  • Seoul health worker to be moved to Europe due to Ebola infection woes

    Date: 2015-01-02 12:04:59 GMT - south korea - World - SN:45 - ID:1660805

    SEOUL, Jan 2 (MENA) - A South Korean health worker working in Ebola-hit Sierra Leone will be transported to a hospital in Germany this week to undergo three-week monitoring for a possible contraction of the highly contagious virus, Seoul's ....

  • Russian Justice minister puts Russia's prison population at 600,000

    Date: 2015-01-02 11:21:19 GMT - Russia - World - SN:37 - ID:1660581

    MOSCOW, Jan 2 (MENA) - Russian Justice Minister Alexander Konovalov has estimated the country's prison population at over 600,000 people, according to Interfax News Agency. "The data available as of December 1, 2014 indicate that 671,726 people ....

  • Afghan president invites Pakistan for security talks

    Date: 2015-01-02 11:12:26 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:34 - ID:1660609

    KABUL, Jan 2 (MENA) - Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Friday suggested Pakistan-Afghanistan talks on security issues, media reported. Ghani invited Pakistani officials for talks on the issue in Kabul Jan 8, Geo TV reported. Earlier on ....

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