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  • 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 ....

  • Pakistan army says Indian 'unprovoked firing' kills teenage girl, wounds child near Kashmir

    Date: 2015-01-03 07:05:22 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:9 - ID:1663809

    ISLAMABAD, Jan 3 (MENA) - Pakistan's military says Indian border guards' "unprovoked firing" across the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir has killed a 13-year-old girl and wounded a child, Fox News reported. In a statement, the military says ....

  • AirAsia flight: airline was not allowed to fly route, says Indonesia

    Date: 2015-01-03 06:59:27 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:8 - ID:1663801

    JAKARTA, Jan 3 (MENA) - The AirAsia plane that crashed off Indonesia was flying on an unauthorised schedule, the country’s transport ministry said on Saturday, adding it had now frozen the airline’s permission to fly the route. As two large parts ....

  • 2 big objects found in AirAsia plane search

    Date: 2015-01-03 05:16:43 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:2 - ID:1663617

    JAKARTA, Jan 3 (MENA) - Two "large objects" have been spotted in the Java Sea around 90ft (30m) underwater, Sky News said Saturday quoting the man leading the hunt for the AirAsia plane that crashed six days ago. Fransiskus Bambang Soelistyo, ....

  • US: Palestinian step to join ICC will have implications

    Date: 2015-01-02 22:12:27 GMT - USA - World - SN:125 - ID:1663437

    WASHINGTON, Jan 2 (MENA) - The US State Department said on Friday that the Palestinian application to join the International Criminal Court will have "implications" for US aid to the Palestinian Authority, Yedioth Ahronoth reported on Friday. "It ....

  • Anti-government protest takes place in Hungary

    Date: 2015-01-02 22:00:37 GMT - Hungary - World - SN:124 - ID:1663365

    BUDAPEST, Jan 2 (MENA) - Thousands of Hungarians have held a rally in Budapest to protest the policies of Prime Minister Viktor Orban, New York Times reported on Friday. The demonstrators waved large red socialist flags and banners calling for ....

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