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  • Nearly 100,000 displaced by fighting in northwest Syria: UN

    Date: 2018-01-10 21:30:07 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:79 - ID:7184624

    NEW YORK, Jan 10 (MENA) - Nearly 100,000 people have been displaced since early December by fighting in northwestern Syria, where the regime is waging an offensive against jihadists, the United Nations said on Wednesday, according to the Daily ....

  • UN says USD 1.7 bn raised to help people in Syria

    Date: 2018-01-10 19:54:29 GMT - Syria - World - SN:75 - ID:7184571

    DAMASCUS, Jan 10 (MENA) – UN Under Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator (OCHA) Mark Lowcock announced on Wednesday that a sum of 1.7 billion dollars was raised to help meet the needs of people all over Syria. ....

  • Airlifts begin moving 13,000 tourists trapped in Swiss ski resort

    Date: 2018-01-10 19:45:27 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:74 - ID:7184552

    GENEVA, Jan 10 (MENA) - Helicopters have begun airlifts from Zermatt, the exclusive Swiss ski resort, where about 13,000 tourists were stranded by heavy snowfall, as fears grew for a British snowboarder missing in the French Alps, The Telegraph ....

  • Russia to stand up for viability of Iran nuclear deal — Lavrov

    Date: 2018-01-10 18:40:09 GMT - Russia - World - SN:71 - ID:7184467

    MOSCOW, Jan 10 (MENA) - Russia will stand up for viability of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on Iran’s nuclear program, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said at his meeting with Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif on ....

  • Suspected bomb threat reported in Austria's Salzburg, trains halted

    Date: 2018-01-10 18:13:37 GMT - Austria - World - SN:70 - ID:7184470

    VIENNA, Jan 10 (MENA) - The bomb scare at the main train station in Salzburg turned out to be a false alarm, according to Sputnik News. Train service has reportedly been temporarily suspended due to a suspected bomb threat at the central railway ....

  • North Korea declares success of high-level meeting with South Korea at Panmunjom

    Date: 2018-01-10 18:02:32 GMT - China - World - SN:69 - ID:7184476

    BEIJING, Jan 10 (MENA) - The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) declared as a success the high-level meeting with South Korea held at the truce village of Panmunjom, Xinhua reported Wednesday. The official Korean Central News Agency ....

  • Foreigners among 21 militants killed in Farah airstrikes in Afghanistan

    Date: 2018-01-10 11:39:33 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:31 - ID:7183694

    KABUL, Jan 10 (MENA) - At least 21 militants including foreign nationals were killed in the latest airstrikes conducted in western Farah province of Afghanistan. The Ministry of Defense of Afghanistan in a statement said the new airstrikes were ....

  • Iranian FM Zarif to visit Moscow on Wednesday

    Date: 2018-01-10 10:35:04 GMT - Russia - World - SN:19 - ID:7183464

    TEHRAN, Jan 10 (MENA) - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will visit Moscow on Wednesday in the framework of regular consultations with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, including on the nuclear deal, Sputnik quoted the Iranian ....

  • 7.6 magnitude earthquake shakes Caribbean Sea

    Date: 2018-01-10 07:35:24 GMT - USA - World - SN:9 - ID:7183171

    WASHINGTON, Jan 10 (MENA) - A magnitude 7.6 earthquake shook the Caribbean Sea. As of 10:48 p.m. CST, all tsunami advisories were canceled throughout the Caribbean and Central America. According to the National Tsunami Warning Center (NTWC), ....

  • Alps snow strands thousands of tourists in Switzerland

    Date: 2018-01-09 22:48:20 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:95 - ID:7182843

    GENEVA, Jan 9 (MENA) - Thousands of tourists have been left stranded after heavy snow in the Alps cut off towns and villages across Switzerland, France and Italy, the BBC reported on Tuesday. In the Swiss resort of Zermatt, more than 13,000 ....

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