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  • 5.7 earthquake hits Tanzania, felt in Kenya and Uganda

    Date: 2016-09-10 17:11:11 GMT - USA - World - SN:72 - ID:5582017

    WASHINGTON, Sept 10 (MENA) - An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.7 has shaken Tanzania in East Africa, Fox News reported. The US Geological Survey said Saturday that there is a low likelihood of casualties and damage from the quake ....

  • EU increases aid to migrants in Greece ahead of winter

    Date: 2016-09-10 15:23:21 GMT - Greece - World - SN:59 - ID:5581621

    THESSALONIKI, Sept 10 (MENA) - The European Union will add 115 million euros (dlrs 129 million) in funding to humanitarian organizations in Greece to assist programs for refugees and migrants before the winter, officials said. The money would be ....

  • UK Foreign Secretary wishes Eid Mubarak to Muslims on Eidul Adha

    Date: 2016-09-10 14:55:08 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:55 - ID:5581401

    LONDON, Sept 10 (MENA) – UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on Saturday sent a message to all Muslims wishing them happy Eidul Adha. “I wish all Muslims in the UK and across the world a happy Eid as they gather with their families to celebrate, ....

  • Bangladesh factory fire: At least 20 killed in Tongi

    Date: 2016-09-10 10:50:19 GMT - Bangladesh - World - SN:29 - ID:5579565

    DHAKA, Sept 10 (MENA) - At least 20 people have been killed in a huge fire that broke out at a packaging factory in Bangladesh, the BBC reported Saturday. A further 70 people are reported to have been injured in the blaze at an industrial complex ....

  • 2 killed, 25 injured in Indian-administered Kashmir

    Date: 2016-09-10 10:05:46 GMT - India - World - SN:26 - ID:5579357

    NEW DELHI, Sept 10 (MENA) - Two people were killed and at least 25 others wounded on Saturday when government forces in the Indian-administered Kashmir fired tear gases at anti-India rule protesters. While one of the demonstrators was killed by ....

  • Trump threatens Iran over inappropriate approach to US ships

    Date: 2016-09-10 09:57:38 GMT - USA - World - SN:24 - ID:5579313

    WASHINGTON, Sept 10 (MENA) - Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump vowed on Friday night that if Iran inappropriately approached US ships, they would be "shot out of the water", Sky News channel reported. "And by the way, with Iran, when ....

  • N. Korea's nuclear capability at considerable level: S. Korea

    Date: 2016-09-10 08:36:28 GMT - south korea - World - SN:17 - ID:5578905

    SEOUL, Sept 10 (MENA) - South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se said that North Korea's nuclear capability has grown to a "considerable level" and tougher sanctions and greater pressure were needed, Yonhap news agency reported. Yun made the ....

  • Bangladesh factory fire: At least 15 killed in Tongi

    Date: 2016-09-10 08:18:54 GMT - Bangladesh - World - SN:15 - ID:5578837

    DHAKA, Sept 10 (MENA) - At least 15 people have been killed and more than 70 people injured in a huge fire that broke out at a packaging factory in Bangladesh, the BBC reported. Police said about 100 people were working in the four-storey ....

  • Death toll in Bangladesh factory fire up to 21

    Date: 2016-09-10 07:55:21 GMT - Bangladesh - World - SN:13 - ID:5578665

    DHAKA, Sept 10 (MENA) - The death toll in the mishap at a packaging goods factory in Gazipur's Tongi has risen to 21, Bangladesh News reported Saturday. A huge fire broke out at the five-story factory building of Tampaco Foils Ltd after a boiler ....

  • Cuba calls on US to ease embargo

    Date: 2016-09-10 07:36:32 GMT - Cuba - World - SN:11 - ID:5578645

    HAVANA, Sept 10 (MENA) - The Cuban government has called on the United States to do more to ease economic pressure on the nation in light of improved relations between Washington and Havana, saying U.S. economic sanctions cost Cuba $4.6 billion in ....

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