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  • Chinese military jet, vessel join search for missing AirAsia flight

    Date: 2014-12-30 09:06:05 GMT - China - World - SN:12 - ID:1639533

    BEIJING, Dec 30 (MENA) - China on Monday announced that it will send aircraft and vessel to join the search and rescue work for missing AirAsia flight QZ8501, according to Xinhua News Agency. "After consultations with the Indonesian government, ....

  • Brazil lightning strike kills four people on beach

    Date: 2014-12-30 09:05:38 GMT - Brazil - World - SN:11 - ID:1639529

    BRAZILIA, Dec 30 (MENA) - Four people in Brazil have been killed by a lightning strike on a beach crowded with holidaymakers, according to media reports, the BBC reported. Four others were taken to hospital - two of them are said to be in a ....

  • Fire in Pakistan shopping mall reportedly kills at least 13

    Date: 2014-12-30 07:34:14 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:8 - ID:1639537

    ISLAMABAD, Dec 30 (MENA) - A fire in a shopping mall in the Pakistani city of Lahore killed at least 13 people, local media reported Tuesday, according to ABC News. The fire broke out at the oldest shopping center in the eastern city, which is ....

  • Indonesia search teams detect depris at sea

    Date: 2014-12-30 07:18:13 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:5 - ID:1639541

    JAKARTA, Dec 29 (MENA) - Indonesian officials say search teams have spotted debris at sea in the hunt for missing AirAsia Flight QZ8501, according to the BBC. Several objects were seen floating in the Java Sea off the Indonesian part of the ....

  • S. Korea, Japan hold vice foreign ministers' meeting

    Date: 2014-12-29 21:19:23 GMT - south korea - World - SN:112 - ID:1638869

    SEOUL, Dec 29 (MENA) – Vice foreign ministers of South Korea and Japan met in Seoul on Monday to discuss an array of bilateral and regional issues, Yonhap quoted Seoul's foreign ministry as saying. Japanese Vice Foreign Minister Akitaka Saiki ....

  • Pakistan slams terrorist act on Iranian borders

    Date: 2014-12-29 20:59:14 GMT - Iran - World - SN:110 - ID:1638833

    ISLAMABAD, Dec 29 (MENA) - Spokesman for Pakistani border guards has slammed a terrorist act killing three Iranian Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) members in a border point between both countries. Deputy provincial governor general for ....

  • Obama says not to allocate more funds to send troops to fight Daesh in Iraq

    Date: 2014-12-29 20:58:33 GMT - USA - World - SN:109 - ID:1638837

    WASHINGTON, Dec 29 (MENA) – US President Barack Obama has rejected the idea of “devoting another trillion dollars” to sending US combat troops to fight Daesh militants in Iraq. “We need to spend a trillion dollars rebuilding our schools, our ....

  • Two Czech police officers die in road accident

    Date: 2014-12-29 20:37:10 GMT - Czech - World - SN:108 - ID:1638845

    PRAGUE, Dec 29 (MENA) - Two Czech police officers died, and a third suffered serious injuries, in a car crash in the region of Česká Lípa on Monday, according to Radio Prague. In the tragic incident, shortly after 8 AM, the police officers’ van ....

  • Ebola case confirmed in Glasgow hospital

    Date: 2014-12-29 19:48:36 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:107 - ID:1638617

    GLASGOW, Dec 29 (MEAN) - A healthcare worker who has just returned from West Africa has been diagnosed with Ebola and is being treated in hospital in Glasgow, the BBC reported Monday. The woman, who arrived from Sierra Leone on Sunday night, is ....

  • Putin discusses economic situation in Ukraine with IMF Managing Director — Kremlin

    Date: 2014-12-29 19:42:46 GMT - Russia - World - SN:106 - ID:1638621

    MOSCOW, Dec 29 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin and IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde discussed financial and economic situation in Ukraine on Monday, the Kremlin press service reported. “Putin informed her about steps which Russia ....

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