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  • 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 ....

  • WHO: Ebola cases reach over 20,000

    Date: 2014-12-29 19:40:40 GMT - USA - World - SN:104 - ID:1638629

    GENEVA, Dec 29 (MENA) – Cases of Ebola in Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea have reached over 20,000, Time Magazine reported on Monday. New numbers released from the World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday show Ebola has infected 20,081 people ....

  • UK Gatwick Airport warns of flight delays

    Date: 2014-12-29 19:39:03 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:102 - ID:1638605

    LONDON, Dec 29 (MENA) - A Gatwick Airport spokesman said people should check with their airlines for delays while flight VS43’s aircraft was being reviewed on Monday. A Virgin Atlantic plane has landed safely after a "non standard landing" at ....

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