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  • Bridge blown up in Balochistan

    Date: 2016-10-08 08:32:01 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:15 - ID:5729217

    ISLAMABAD, Oct 8 (MENA) – Unknown people gave blew up a bridge in Pakistan’s Balochistan province in Saturday morning, Geo News quoted Levies forces as saying. Explosives were used to blow up the bridge. The Quetta-Sibi highway has been closed ....

  • Hurricane Matthew death toll rises to over 900

    Date: 2016-10-08 08:31:17 GMT - Haiti - World - SN:14 - ID:5729181

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Oct 8 (MENA) - Hurricane Matthew killed more than 900 people and left tens of thousands homeless in Haiti earlier this week before it skirted Florida's Atlantic coast on Friday and plowed northward over waters just off Georgia, ....

  • Venezuela creates Hugo Chavez peace prize, awards to Russia's Putin

    Date: 2016-10-08 07:34:11 GMT - Venezuela - World - SN:13 - ID:5729161

    CARACAS, Oct 8 (MENA) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has announced the creation of peace prize in honor of late socialist leader Hugo Chavez, and said he was awarding it to Russian President Vladimir Putin, The Voice of America reported on ....

  • Obama casts early vote while in Chicago

    Date: 2016-10-07 22:52:06 GMT - USA - World - SN:91 - ID:5728589

    WASHINGTON, Oct 7 (MENA) – US President Barack Obama cast an early ballot for the upcoming November election during his weekend trip to Chicago on Friday, NBC News reported. Obama cast his ballot at a Cook County office building located at 69 W. ....

  • US accuses Russia of cyber attacks

    Date: 2016-10-07 22:30:52 GMT - USA - World - SN:90 - ID:5728609

    WASHINGTON, Oct 7 (MENA) - US officials have formally accused Russia of cyber attacks against political organisations in order "to interfere with the US election", the BBC reported Friday. Recent hacked emails are "consistent with the methods and ....

  • US lifts sanctions on Myanmar

    Date: 2016-10-07 21:49:35 GMT - USA - World - SN:88 - ID:5728533

    WASHINGTON, Oct 7 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama has lifted sanctions on Myanmar, saying the Southeast Asian country has made substantial advances to promote democracy, Voice of America reported on Friday. Obama signed an executive order ....

  • 3 Afghan soldiers killed in Taliban attack

    Date: 2016-10-07 21:32:19 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:84 - ID:5728305

    KABUL, Oct 7 (MENA) - Three soldiers were killed and four others injured when Taliban militants attacked a security checkpoint in Afghanistan's southern Kandahar province, the US-funded Radio Sawa quoted Afghan officials as saying Friday. A ....

  • France's Hollande scraps Poland trip over lost Airbus deal

    Date: 2016-10-07 20:07:41 GMT - France - World - SN:81 - ID:5728309

    PARIS, Oct 7 (MENA) – French President Francois Hollande has postponed a visit to Poland, after Warsaw dropped a major defence deal, the BBC reported on Friday. Poland halted talks with French company Airbus to buy 50 of its Caracal helicopters for ....

  • Clinton/Trump 2nd debate to be aired at 200 cinemas

    Date: 2016-10-07 19:39:35 GMT - USA - World - SN:80 - ID:5728081

    Ù‹WASHINGTON, Oct 7 (MENA) - The second debate between US presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton is scheduled to be aired at 200 cinemas all over the United States, Sky News reported Friday. Clinton and Trump will face each other ....

  • Police evacuate school in north Germany

    Date: 2016-10-07 18:12:31 GMT - Germany - World - SN:70 - ID:5727925

    BERLIN, Oct 7 (MENA) - German police evacuated a school in the state of Schleswig-Holstein, north Germany, on Friday, German media Focus reported by quoting local police. All the students and teachers from the school in the county of Pinneberg ....

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