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Icy storm grips US; 2,600 flights cancelled

Record-breaking cold gripped the eastern United States while an icy winter storm crippled the nation's central states and then plowed into the mid-Atlantic, dumping snow and forcing federal offices in Washington, D.C. to close on Tuesday.

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First oil tanker docks at Libya's Hariga since strike, storm

An oil tanker has docked at Libya's port of Hariga for the first time since security guards ended a strike this week and a storm passed, a port official said.   Authorities managed earlier this week to persua

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Egypt dust storm forces airports to suspend landings

Egypt's two main airports have suspended landings due to a dust storm which forced two planes to make emergency landings in Cairo, the head of the state civil aviation company said on Tuesday. Cairo Airport and Borg al-Arab Ai

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Etihad New York flights hit by winter storm

The severe winter storm in the US northeast has affected Etihad Airways flights between Abu Dhabi and New York, the airline has announced. Etihad Airways' flight EY103 from Abu Dhabi to New York today (January 27) has been can

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Thousands of US flights cancelled over blizzard

A massive, wind-whipped blizzard slammed into the US Northeast on Monday, creating havoc for more than 60 million people and forcing the cancellation of thousands of flights, closure of schools and major mass transit systems. The

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Massive, fiery pileup shuts US highway in storm

A hazardous materials trailer caught fire and fireworks exploded in another fiery truck on Friday, as a massive fatal pileup of 150 vehicles in icy conditions shut down a major interstate in southern Michigan. At least one person

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Dust storm in Bahrain triggers rush in hospital

A huge dust storm blew over Bahrain yesterday causing more than 200 people to seek medical treatment. Doctors at Salmaniya Medical Complex (SMC) were bombarded with cases throughout the day as asthma patients and the elderly strug

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Storm batters Mideast with blizzards, strong winds

A storm buffeted the Middle East with blizzards, rain and strong winds on Wednesday, keeping people at home across much of the region and raising concerns for Syrian refugees facing freezing temperatures in flimsy shelters. Snowfa

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Storm forces Turkey to shut Dardanelles to tankers

Turkey shut its Dardanelles Strait to tankers and its flag carrier cancelled some domestic and international flights in and out of Istanbul due to a storm.   The Dardanelles

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Storm batters Mexico resorts, knocks out power

Tropical Storm Odile ground its way up Mexico's Baja California peninsula on Monday, gradually losing strength after forcing the evacuation of thousands and smashing shops open to looters in the popular tourist area. The gover

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