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  • N.K. offers to send art troupe to S. Korea by ferry this week

    Date: 2018-02-05 07:30:42 GMT - south korea - World - SN:11 - ID:7228013

    SEOUL, Feb 5 (MENA) - North Korea has proposed sending its art troupe to South Korea this week on a ferry for performances to mark the PyeongChang Winter Olympics, Seoul officials said as quoted by Yonhap. The North notified the South on Sunday ....

  • UN: Rohingya crisis could endanger regional security

    Date: 2018-02-05 06:31:29 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:7 - ID:7227967

    JAKARTA, Feb 5 (MENA) - The UN's human rights chief has warned that Myanmar's persecution of the Rohingya Muslim minority has the potential to spark regional conflict, Star Tribune reported. Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein reiterated while in Indonesia on ....

  • Russians remain without power due to heavy snowfall - report

    Date: 2018-02-04 22:48:41 GMT - Russia - World - SN:106 - ID:7227887

    MOSCOW, Feb 4 (MENA) - About 3,000 households in the Moscow region are still cut off electricity supply because of heavy snowfall, the press service of Mosoblenergo, a regional electricity provider, said. According to Mosoblenergo, about 40 ....

  • Ecuador votes on election term limit as Correa looks on

    Date: 2018-02-04 22:26:22 GMT - Ecuador - World - SN:105 - ID:7227814

    QUITO, Feb 4 (MENA) – Ecuadoreans are voting in a referendum that has become a test of the enduring popularity of its former leftist President, Rafael Correa, the BBC reported on Sunday. The poll was called by the current leader, Lenin Moreno, ....

  • May launches campaign targeting hardliners against women activists in UK

    Date: 2018-02-04 20:54:44 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:102 - ID:7227782

    LONDON, Feb 4 (MENA) - British Prime Minister Theresa May will target hard-line activists who intimidate election candidates in a major crackdown, the Daily Mail reported Sunday. The prime minister plans to introduce a new criminal offence to ....

  • Magnitude 5.8 earthquake shakes eastern Taiwan's Hualien

    Date: 2018-02-04 16:44:59 GMT - Taiwan - World - SN:91 - ID:7227567

    TAIPEI, Feb 4 (MENA) - A magnitude 5.8 earthquake struck off the coast of Taiwan's Hualien on Sunday, with several aftershocks striking within minutes later, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) reported. The epicenter of Sunday's largest quake was ....

  • Afghan MoD: 100 militants killed in security operations

    Date: 2018-02-04 13:51:23 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:65 - ID:7227019

    KABUL, Feb 4 (MENA) - A hundred militants have been killed in security operations across Afghanistan over the past 24 hours, the Afghan Ministry of Defence (MoD) said on Sunday. The fighters were killed in Faryab, Kandahar, Ghazni, Nangarhar, ....

  • Protest in Bern against Trump’s Jerusalem move

    Date: 2018-02-04 13:21:09 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:59 - ID:7227001

    GENEVA, Feb 4 (MENA) - Hundreds of people demonstrated in Bern Sunday against the US decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and move its embassy there. The rally was peaceful. Protesters carried banners through the center of ....

  • Indian oil tanker missing off Africa's west coast

    Date: 2018-02-04 12:48:28 GMT - India - World - SN:49 - ID:7226967

    NEW DELHI, Feb 4 (MENA) - An oil tanker with 22 Indian sailors on board is reported missing off the coast of Benin, a west African country, for the last three days, Hindustan Times reported. It is suspected that the MT Marine Express carrying ....

  • Two killed in crash involving Amtrak train, freight train

    Date: 2018-02-04 12:11:32 GMT - USA - World - SN:45 - ID:7226892

    WASHINGTON, Feb 4 (MENA) - Two people were killed in a crash involving a freight train and an Amtrak passenger train headed to Miami early Sunday in South Carolina, authorities said. In addition to the fatalities, more than 50 people were ....

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