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  • Afghan death toll from heavy snowfall, avalanches hits 191

    Date: 2017-02-10 16:48:33 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:50 - ID:6499313

    KABUL, Feb 10 (MENA) - The death toll from avalanches and freezing weather conditions across Afghanistan has risen to 191, officials said Friday, as rescue operations were underway in the worst-affected areas, The Daily Mail reported. "The death ....

  • At least 15 injured in Hong Kong arson attack

    Date: 2017-02-10 16:32:45 GMT - China - World - SN:49 - ID:6499181

    BEIJING, Feb 10 (MENA) - At least 15 people were injured in a fire that broke out on a Hong Kong train at the popular Tsim Sha Tsui station on Friday evening, after a man who declared he would burn passengers to death threw a petrol bomb, Hong Kong ....

  • Putin expects Russia, US to restore normal ties under Trump mandate

    Date: 2017-02-10 16:18:14 GMT - Russia - World - SN:47 - ID:6499033

    MOSCOW, Feb 10 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday he expects a full resumption of relations between Russia and and the United States under Donald Trump's mandate, Russia Today reported. "We have always welcomed and count on ....

  • UN official calls for int’l inquiry into Yemen violence

    Date: 2017-02-10 15:30:56 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:42 - ID:6498049

    GENEVA, Feb 10 (MENA) – UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) Zeid Ra'ad al Hussein has renewed his call for conducting an international independent probe into violations in Yemen, Spokesman for the High Commissioner for Human Rights Rupert ....

  • UN chief to visit Egypt as part of Mideast tour

    Date: 2017-02-10 14:43:08 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:38 - ID:6498509

    CAIRO, Feb 10 (MENA) - UN Secretary General António Guterres is scheduled to visit Egypt as part of a Middle East tour that he will start later on Friday. During his tour, Guterres will make stops in Turkey, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Oman and Qatar ....

  • Russian ambassador says Russia-US fight against terrorism will be basis for further cooperation

    Date: 2017-02-10 13:37:30 GMT - USA - World - SN:34 - ID:6497997

    MOSCOW, Feb 10 (MENA) - The joint Russian-US fight against the Daesh and Al-Qaeda terrorist organizations (outlawed in Russia) could be the basis for restoring relations between the two countries, the TASS cited Russian Ambassador to the US, Sergey ....

  • Russian airstrike which killed Turkish troops in Syria followed Ankara data – Kremlin

    Date: 2017-02-10 13:28:42 GMT - Russia - World - SN:33 - ID:6498065

    MOSCOW, Feb 10 (MENA) - The Russian Air Force strike which killed Turkish soldiers in Syria was guided by positioning data provided by Turkey, and there should not have been any Turkish troops in the area, Russia Today TV channel quoted the Kremlin ....

  • Trump lashes out at 'political' travel ban ruling

    Date: 2017-02-10 12:42:33 GMT - USA - World - SN:32 - ID:6497681

    WASHINGTON, Feb 10 (MENA) - President Trump lashed out at an appeals court decision on Thursday rejecting his administration's case to reinstate his travel ban, calling the ruling "a political decision," The Hill reported on Friday. “SEE YOU IN ....

  • Abe, Trump to affirm US defense of Japan over Senkakus

    Date: 2017-02-10 10:58:51 GMT - Japan - World - SN:22 - ID:6497165

    TOKYO, Feb 10 (MENA) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and US President Donald Trump will confirm the Japan-US security treaty applies to the Japanese-administered Senkaku Islands during their first summit meeting today, Japanese news agency ....

  • Iran’s Rouhani warns US over ‘threatening language’

    Date: 2017-02-10 09:38:16 GMT - Iran - World - SN:20 - ID:6496797

    TEHRAN, Feb 10 (MENA) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani warned Friday that those using "threatening language" against Tehran would regret it as the regime faces increasingly hawkish rhetoric from the new US administration, according to Russia Today ....

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