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  • 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 ....

  • Tongi factory boiler blast leaves 20 dead in Bangladesh

    Date: 2016-09-10 07:33:54 GMT - Bangladesh - World - SN:9 - ID:5578653

    DHAKA, Sept 10 (MENA) - At least 20 people have been killed and 50 more sustained burn injuries when a boiler of a garment packaging factory exploded in Tongi of Gazipur on Saturday morning, hospital sources said. Dr Abul Kalam Azad, DG of ....

  • UNSC condemns North Korea nuclear test

    Date: 2016-09-10 07:24:38 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:8 - ID:5578405

    NEW YORK, Sept 10 (MENA) - The UN Security Council strongly condemned North Korea’s nuclear test on Friday, saying it would immediately begin consultations on further “appropriate measures,” according to Sky News TV channel. The statement, which ....

  • Afghanistan to get more helicopters, military equipment from India

    Date: 2016-09-09 21:50:56 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:110 - ID:5577805

    KABUL, Sept 9 (MENA) - Afghanistan is expecting to receive more attack helicopters as well as other military equipment including artillery from India, khaama Press reported on Friday. The delivery of the arms is anticipated during Afghan President ....

  • Ghani warns to close transit route for Pakistan to Central Asia

    Date: 2016-09-09 21:47:03 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:109 - ID:5577897

    KABUL, Sept 9 (MENA) - Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has warned to close transit route for Pakistan to Central Asian countries as the Wagah port has been closed for the Afghan traders for import and export, Khaama Press reported. ....

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