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  • 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 ....

  • Man arrested after climbing over Buckingham Palace gate

    Date: 2016-10-07 18:10:03 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:69 - ID:5727865

    LONDON, Oct 7 (MENA) - Scotland Yard has said that a 21-year-old man has been arrested after climbing over a gate at Buckingham Palace, Sky News reported Friday. Police were alerted to a man scaling the south gate of the royal residence at ....

  • Hurricane Matthew's death toll reported to be 850 in Haiti

    Date: 2016-10-07 18:06:17 GMT - Haiti - World - SN:68 - ID:5727893

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Oct 7 (MENA) – The number of people killed by Hurricane Matthew in Haiti continued to rise Friday, mainly in villages that are making contact with the outside world days after the cyclone ripped through the impoverished nation's ....

  • 3 hurt in apparent racist attack at home in Germany

    Date: 2016-10-07 16:42:06 GMT - Germany - World - SN:60 - ID:5727641

    BERLIN, Oct 7 (MENA) – German Police said a Liberian man, his partner and her grandson were injured in what appears to have been a racially motivated attack at the man's home in eastern Germany, ABC news reported. Police in Saxony-Anhalt state ....

  • Finland jets monitor Russian fighters on border flights

    Date: 2016-10-07 15:30:32 GMT - Finland - World - SN:56 - ID:5727321

    HELSINKI, Oct 7 (MENA) - Finland's Defence Ministry says it has scrambled jets twice in the past 24 hours to monitor suspected airspace violations by Russian fighters, the BBC reported on Friday. A Russian Su-27 fighter was detected in the Gulf ....

  • Hurricane Matthew leaves at least 478 dead in Haiti: Officials

    Date: 2016-10-07 14:58:39 GMT - Haiti - World - SN:52 - ID:5727125

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Oct 7 (MENA) - The number of people killed by Hurricane Matthew in Haiti rose to at least 478 people on Friday, as information trickled in from remote areas previously cut off by the storm, officials said. With the numbers rising ....

  • Hurricane Matthew: Millions evacuate as south-east US braces for violent storm; at least 339 dead

    Date: 2016-10-07 12:29:06 GMT - USA - World - SN:41 - ID:5726265

    WASHINGTON, Oct 7 (MENA) - Matthew, the first major hurricane threatening a direct hit on the United States in more than 10 years, has blasted the Bahamas as it heads for Florida after killing at least 339 people in the Caribbean, mostly in Haiti, ....

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