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Transport halted across Japan by heavy snow, deep cold

As a result of the heavy snowfall that blanketed much of Japan on Wednesday, traffic was snarled, hundreds of flights were cancelled, and train travel was disrupted. A person has been confirmed dead as a result of the heavy snowfall.…

GCC, Egypt and Jordan leaders meet with Sheikh Mohamed

President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan on Wednesday held a fraternal consultative meeting with leaders of a number of brotherly countries. His Highness Sheikh Mohamed held the meeting with Sultan Haitham bin Tariq of…

Tornado, thunderstorms kill at least 6 in Alabama

Thunderstorms and one tornado struck central Alabama on Thursday, killing at least six people. In a statement to Reuters, an Autauga County Sheriff's spokeswoman confirmed that six people had died in the storm. "In the storms that ravaged…

Attack at Paris metro leaves several injured

According to reports in the French media, a number of people were injured in a stabbing incident at a Paris train station before police "rapidly neutralized" the attacker. Media reports citing unnamed police sources state that police fired…