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  • Terror attack "foiled", terror cell "destroyed" in France - Hollande

    Date: 2016-09-09 15:04:09 GMT - France - World - SN:64 - ID:5575853

    PARIS, Sept 9 (MENA) - French President Francois Hollande said an attack had been foiled and a terror cell 'destroyed' but warned 'there are others', the Daily Mail reported on Friday. In a briefing after the raid, French Interior Minister ....

  • 9 Taliban militants killed in airstrikes in northwestern Pakistan

    Date: 2016-09-09 13:40:44 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:57 - ID:5575629

    ISLAM ABAD, Sept 9 (MENA) – At least nine militants were killed when Pakistani warplanes targeted a number of Taliban positions in Tirah Valley in northwestern the country, the Spokesman for the Pakistani army announced on Friday. Also, the ....

  • Passenger train derails in Spain, killing at least 4

    Date: 2016-09-09 13:34:15 GMT - Spain - World - SN:55 - ID:5575445

    MADRID, Sept 9 (MENA) - A passenger train derailed Friday in Spain's northwestern Galicia region, killing at least four people and injuring 47 others who were taken to hospitals, ABC News reported. The accident occurred in Porrino, about 450 ....

  • 8 killed, 14 wounded in rocket attack in north of Afghanistan

    Date: 2016-09-09 12:48:50 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:50 - ID:5574973

    KABUL, Sept 9 (MENA) - At least 8 people were killed and 14 others were wounded in a rocket attack in northern Baghlan province of Afghanistan, local officials said Friday. The incident took place in the new city of Baghlan Markazi district after ....

  • Pakistan extends stay for Afghan refugees until end of March

    Date: 2016-09-09 12:42:49 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:49 - ID:5575189

    ISLAM ABAD, Sept 9 (MENA) - Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday extended the stay for Afghan refugees in his country, pushing back a previously announced deadline by three months, a government statement said. The decision, which came ....

  • Official: Afghan forces take back city threatened by Taliban

    Date: 2016-09-09 12:39:49 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:48 - ID:5575197

    KABUL, Sept 9 (MENA) - Afghan forces have retaken most of a southern provincial capital, a day after it was nearly overrun by the Taliban in fighting that claimed at least eight Afghan troops, officials said Friday, according to ABC News. After ....

  • Clinton calls Trump's Putin praise 'scary'

    Date: 2016-09-09 12:37:33 GMT - USA - World - SN:47 - ID:5574449

    WASHINGTON, Sept 9 (MENA) - Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said Donald Trump’s praise for Russian President Vladimir Putin over President Obama, his “trash” talking of American generals and proposal to “steal” Iraq’s oil prove ....

  • Poland halts gas supplies to Ukraine after main pipeline leak

    Date: 2016-09-09 12:10:11 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:43 - ID:5574953

    KIEV, Sept 9 (MENA) – Poland suspended gas exports to Ukraine after a main gas pipeline leak in western Ukraine, the spokesman for the country’s Ukrtransgaz transportation system operator said Friday. "A gas pipeline depressurized in the Lviv ....

  • China slams N. Korea's 5th nuke test

    Date: 2016-09-09 11:34:12 GMT - China - World - SN:39 - ID:5574461

    BEIJING, Sept 9 (MENA) - China denounced on Friday North Korea's fifth nuke test, urging Pyongyang to meet its commitments with regard to nuclear disarmament. This came in a brief statement issued by China's Foreign Ministry in response to N. ....

  • N. Korea confirms 5th nuke test, claims nuclear missile capability

    Date: 2016-09-09 11:16:02 GMT - North Korea - World - SN:36 - ID:5574445

    PYONGYANG, Sept 9 (MENA) - North Korea has confirmed it has conducted its fifth nuclear test, announcing it is now capable of mounting nuclear warheads on ballistic rockets, the North Korean news agency reported on Friday. The statement came just ....

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