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  • German pilot killed as plane crashes in Poland

    Date: 2019-06-15 20:12:55 GMT - Poland - World - SN:52 - ID:7981873

    WARSAW, June 15 (MENA) - A German pilot of a small stunt plane was killed Saturday after his aircraft plunged into the Vistula River during a performance at an air show in central Poland, firefighters were quoted by ABC news as saying. Edward ....

  • Paris's Notre-Dame Cathedral holds 1st mass since devastating fire

    Date: 2019-06-15 20:05:56 GMT - France - World - SN:51 - ID:7981857

    PARIS, June 15 (MENA) - Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris hosted its first mass on Saturday, two months after the devastating blaze that shocked France and the world, France 24 reported. Some 30 people - half of them clergy - held the mass. For ....

  • 10 Kenyan police officers killed in blast near Kenya’s border with Somalia

    Date: 2019-06-15 14:32:01 GMT - Kenya - World - SN:35 - ID:7981526

    NAIROBI, June 15 (MENA) - At least 10 Kenyan police officers died after their vehicle struck an improvised explosive device near the Somali border in a suspected extremist attack on Saturday, officials said, according to ABC news. Those killed in ....

  • US extends Iraq exemption from sanctions on Iran

    Date: 2019-06-15 12:39:28 GMT - USA - World - SN:28 - ID:7981343

    WASHINGTON, June 15 (MENA) - The United States has allowed Iraq to import Iranian gas for its power grid for another three months by extending a waiver to US sanctions for Baghdad, CNBC quoted two government sources as saying on Saturday. One of ....

  • 15 Taliban militants killed in Special Forces operations in Ghazni

    Date: 2019-06-15 10:22:20 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:21 - ID:7981170

    KABUL, June 15 (MENA) - The Afghan security forces conducted separate operations in Ghazni province and killed 15 Taliban militants, Khaama Press news agency reported on Saturday. The informed military sources said the Special Forces of the ....

  • Terrorists should be deprived of safe havens: Afghan chief executive

    Date: 2019-06-15 10:06:40 GMT - Tajikistan - World - SN:18 - ID:7981083

    DUSHANBE, June 15 (MENA) - Afghan Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah stressed the need for regional and global cooperation on fighting terrorism and said terrorists should be deprived of having access to safe havens. Abdullah made the remarks ....

  • 7 Taliban militants killed, 4 house-borne IEDs destroyed in Logar, Kandahar

    Date: 2019-06-15 09:37:29 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:15 - ID:7981099

    KABUL, June 15 (MENA) - The Afghan Special Forces killed seven Taliban fighters in Logar and Kandahar provinces, Khaama Press news agency reported on Saturday. The Special Forces also destroyed four house-borne improvised explosive ....

  • One person confirmed dead in Coromandel plane crash

    Date: 2019-06-15 09:30:44 GMT - New Zealand - World - SN:14 - ID:7981080

    WELLINGTON, June 15 (MENA) - A pilot died in a light plane crash that took place in the northern New Zealand peninsula of Coromandel on Saturday, the New Zealand Herald reported. The as-yet unnamed pilot of the two-seater aircraft took off from ....

  • Afghan forces foil Taliban attack in west of country

    Date: 2019-06-15 09:25:18 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:13 - ID:7981078

    KABUL, June 15 (MENA) - Afghan security forces thwarted a Taliban attack on the outskirts of Farah city in west of the country, provincial police spokesman Mohibullah Mohib said on Saturday. The attack was carried out on a security post in ....

  • Tajik president urges Asian coordination against terror, organized crime

    Date: 2019-06-15 08:34:54 GMT - Tajikistan - World - SN:12 - ID:7980982

    DUSHANBE, June 15 (MENA) - President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon asserted on Saturday the necessity of coordination and cooperation between Asian countries in face of the current challenges, topped by terrorism and organized crime. Rahmon was ....

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