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  • US Navy locates wreckage of missing C-2A plane

    Date: 2018-01-06 20:50:52 GMT - Philippines - World - SN:71 - ID:7178096

    MANILA, Jan 6 (MENA) - The US Navy has located the wreckage of a transport aircraft that crashed into the Philippine Sea in November, NHK World reported Saturday. In a statement, the Navy's 7th Fleet says a team of deep water salvage experts ....

  • Trump says open to speaking with Kim Jong-un

    Date: 2018-01-06 20:41:48 GMT - USA - World - SN:69 - ID:7178121

    WASHINGTON, Jan 6 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump said he would "absolutely" be willing to talk on the phone to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, and hopes a positive development results from talks between North and South Korea, ABC News reported ....

  • Brazil state declares 'state of calamity' over police strike

    Date: 2018-01-06 19:18:46 GMT - Brazil - World - SN:63 - ID:7178042

    BRASILIA, Jan 6 (MENA) - A state government in northeastern Brazil has declared a "state of calamity" for public security due to a police strike that has lasted nearly 20 days, Fox News reported Saturday. Civilian and military police officers ....

  • Malaysia says UAE and Saudi Arabia to join Rohingya aid mission

    Date: 2018-01-06 17:33:06 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:53 - ID:7177889

    KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 6 (MENA) – The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Saudi Arabia have agreed to join Malaysia in a joint humanitarian mission to help Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, The Star reported on Saturday. Defence Minister Datuk Seri ....

  • Multiple avalanches in Indian-held Kashmir kill 11

    Date: 2018-01-06 17:24:54 GMT - India - World - SN:51 - ID:7177844

    NEW DELHI, Jan 6 (MENA) - Rescuers recovered the bodies of 11 people in Indian-controlled Kashmir on Saturday, a day after multiple avalanches hit their vehicles in the Himalayan region, ABC News quoted officials as saying on Saturday. Thirteen ....

  • 8 migrants dead, 84 rescued from sinking boat off Libya

    Date: 2018-01-06 17:05:24 GMT - Italy - World - SN:48 - ID:7177847

    ROME, Jan 6 (MENA) - The Italian coast guard says the bodies of eight migrants have been recovered and 84 other migrants have been rescued from a floundering smugglers’ dinghy off the Libyan coast, The Washington Post reported. It said an ....

  • Four police officers killed in explosion in Indian Kashmir

    Date: 2018-01-06 08:47:08 GMT - India - World - SN:16 - ID:7176878

    NEW DELHI, Jan 6 (MENA) - At least four Indian policemen were killed when a bomb exploded in their patrol in Sopore, in disputed Kashmir region, Indian police said on Saturday. The explosion took place when a police patrol was passing by a market ....

  • UNSC holds urgent meeting on Iran unrest

    Date: 2018-01-05 21:32:41 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:74 - ID:7176637

    NEW YORK, Jan 5 (MENA) – The United Nations Security Council held an emergency meeting Friday to discuss the competing pro- and anti-government demonstrations in Iran, which have left 22 people dead and led to the arrest of more than 1,000 ....

  • Last of Libya's chemical weapons components destroyed

    Date: 2018-01-05 20:29:15 GMT - Germany - World - SN:70 - ID:7176622

    BERLIN, Jan 5 (MENA) - Germany said it has completed the destruction of components from the chemicals weapons program of deposed Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi, ABC News reported on Friday. The international community had feared the 500 tons of ....

  • Nikki Haley: We must not let Syrian horrors to happen in Iran

    Date: 2018-01-05 18:29:34 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:65 - ID:7176484

    NEW YORK, Jan 5 (MENA) - US Ambassador Nikki Haley has warned the demonstrations in Iran could escalate into full-blown conflict, drawing a comparison with Syria, Daily Mail reported on Friday. "The world has witnessed the horrors that have taken ....

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