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  • Gas leakage caused explosion in Lahore -- Pakistani official

    Date: 2017-02-24 09:47:53 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:23 - ID:6579557

    ISLAMABAD, Feb 24 (MENA) - A Pakistani government minister says investigators have concluded that a deadly explosion the previous day in the city of Lahore was caused by a gas leak from a cooking cylinder, not a bomb. Rana Sanaullah says experts ....

  • Trump vows to fight 'epidemic' of human trafficking

    Date: 2017-02-24 09:35:08 GMT - USA - World - SN:21 - ID:6579545

    WASHINGTON, Feb 24 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump says he will bring the "full force and weight" of the U.S. government to combat an "epidemic" of human trafficking. The president was meeting at the White House with senior advisers and ....

  • Pope Tawadros II receives German delegation

    Date: 2017-02-23 22:27:21 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:90 - ID:6578561

    CAIRO, Feb 23 (MENA) - Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of Saint Mark Diocese received on Thursday a delegation of German lawmakers and religious leaders. The delegation arrived in Egypt at an invitation from the Coptic Evangelical ....

  • UN envoy urges Syrians to grasp opportunity for peace

    Date: 2017-02-23 22:06:37 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:88 - ID:6578313

    GENEVA, Feb 23 (MENA) - The United Nations mediator for Syria has called on government and opposition negotiators to grasp the opportunity to find a solution to the Middle East country's long civil war and put an end for the nightmare. Speaking ....

  • 10 Taliban insurgents killed in Kunduz aerial, ground operations

    Date: 2017-02-23 20:29:36 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:84 - ID:6578341

    KABUL, Feb 24 (MENA) - At least 10 Taliban insurgents were killed in a series of aerial and ground operations conducted in northern Kunduz province of Afghanistan, the Khaama Press reported. According to security officials North of Afghanistan, ....

  • Russia insists on Syrian Kurds' participation in Geneva peace talks

    Date: 2017-02-23 15:28:06 GMT - Russia - World - SN:61 - ID:6576517

    MOSCOW, Feb 23 (MENA) - Russia pushes for inviting Syrian Kurds to participate in the intra-Syrian talks in the Swiss city of Geneva, Russia's envoy to the UN Office in Geneva Alexei Borodavkin said Thursday. "We have always advocated and ....

  • Mexico foreign min. rejects Trump deportation policy

    Date: 2017-02-23 06:43:32 GMT - Mexico - World - SN:5 - ID:6572437

    MEXICO CITY, Feb 23 (MENA) - Mexico has condemned new guidelines issued by the United States, under which almost all illegal immigrants can be subject to deportation, the BBC reported on Thursday. The new rules include sending undocumented people ....

  • Syrian asylum seeker in Austrian court charged with 20 murders

    Date: 2017-02-22 22:02:49 GMT - Austria - World - SN:73 - ID:6570981

    VIENNA, Feb 22 (MENA) - A Syrian asylum seeker has appeared in an Austrian court charged with 20 murders that took place in his home country. The 27-year-old man, who was arrested in western Austria in June, faces the charge of "murder in the ....

  • Would-be jihadi jailed by Dutch tried to reach Syria twice

    Date: 2017-02-22 20:32:10 GMT - Netherlands - World - SN:67 - ID:6570961

    AMSTERDAM, Feb 22 (MENA) - A Dutch court has convicted a man who twice attempted to join a jihadi group in Syria and sentenced him to 31 months for terrorism offenses. The 23-year-old man, whose identity was not released, was twice apprehended in ....

  • Global-PRNewswire(3):flynas Celebrates the Ten Year Anniversary of its First Flight With a Single Price of 100 Riyal for all Domestic Flights

    Date: 2017-02-22 17:38:00 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - World - SN:57 - ID:6571149

    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, February 22, 2017/PRNewswire/MENA/ -- flynas, Saudi Arabia's national airline, has announced the Ten Year Anniversary of its first flight in Saudi Arabia, with celebrations staged at the King Khaled International Airport, ....

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