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  • Boko Haram seizes army base in Nigeria town of Baga

    Date: 2015-01-04 16:06:36 GMT - Nigeria - World - SN:81 - ID:1672693

    ABUJA, Jan 4 (MENA) - The militant group Boko Haram has seized a town and key multinational military base in north-eastern Nigeria, BBC quoted officials and eyewitnesses as saying Sunday. A senator in Borno state said troops had abandoned the ....

  • Russia sends diving team to AirAsia alleged crash site

    Date: 2015-01-04 12:34:35 GMT - Russia - World - SN:47 - ID:1670969

    MOSCOW, Jan 4 (MENA) - A diving team of the Russian Emergencies Ministry has set off to the area of an alleged crash of the Malaysian AirAsia Airbus in Indonesia for deep water searches, the ministry’s spokesman told TASS on Saturday. "A team of ....

  • US warns about threat against banks, hotels in Indonesia

    Date: 2015-01-04 12:11:13 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:45 - ID:1670861

    JAKARTA, Jan 4 (MENA) - The US Embassy in Jakarta has issued a warning to Americans about a potential threat against US associated banks and hotels in Indonesia's second-largest city, Surabaya, ABC News reported. An embassy spokesperson said ....

  • Australian PM arrives in Iraq

    Date: 2015-01-04 11:25:13 GMT - Iraq - World - SN:33 - ID:1669937

    BAGHDAD, Jan 4 (MENA) - Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott arrived in Baghdad on Sunday on an official visit for talks on supporting Iraq in its fight against Daesh. During the visit, Abbott is expected to discuss with Iraqi officials a number ....

  • Search teams find more bodies of Air Asia flight

    Date: 2015-01-04 11:13:57 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:31 - ID:1670201

    JAKARTA, Jan 4 (MENA) - Search teams have recovered four more bodies from the Java Sea as the hunt to find the main wreckage of AirAsia flight QZ8501 enters a second week, according to the BBC. Search and rescue chief Bambang Soelistyo said 34 ....

  • Formula 1 - Michael Schumacher 'cries when he hears voices of family'

    Date: 2015-01-04 10:29:39 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:25 - ID:1669653

    LONDON, Jan 4 (MENA) - Seven-time Formula One World Champion Michael Schumacher is continuing his recovery from a serious head injury sustained in a skiing accident in December 2013 and is being treated in a specially-built centre at his home by ....

  • 2 Pinoys dead, 16 missing after ship sinks off Vietnam

    Date: 2015-01-04 09:36:09 GMT - Philippines - World - SN:19 - ID:1669081

    MANILA, Jan 4 (MENA) - The bodies of two Filipino crew members have been recovered while one crew member has been rescued after their cargo ship, the "Bulk Jupiter," sank off the coast of Vung Tau City in Vietnam last Friday, Skynews ....

  • North Korea blasts new U.S. sanctions over Sony Cyberattack

    Date: 2015-01-04 08:37:21 GMT - south korea - World - SN:13 - ID:1668825

    SEOUL, Jan 4 (MENA) - North Korea issued a furious statement Sunday slamming the United States for imposing sanctions against government officials and the defense industry for a cyberattack on Sony, Yonhap reported. It again denied any role in ....

  • S. Korean health worker tests negative for Ebola in preliminary test

    Date: 2015-01-04 08:21:20 GMT - south korea - World - SN:11 - ID:1668813

    SEOUL, Jan 4 (MENA) - A South Korean healthcare worker feared to have contracted Ebola while based in Sierra Leone tested negative in a preliminary test for the deadly virus at a hospital in Germany, Yonhap quoted medical officials as saying on ....

  • Norwegian cargo ship sinks off Vietnam, 18 crew members missing

    Date: 2015-01-04 07:15:52 GMT - Vietnam - World - SN:9 - ID:1668489

    HANOI, Jan 4 (MENA) - A Norwegian cargo ship with 19 Filipino crew members sank off the coast of southern Vietnam with only one man known to have survived, FOX News quoted officials as saying on Sunday. Two bodies have been recovered since the ....

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