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  • Nobel Peace Prize for Colombia's Juan Manuel Santos

    Date: 2016-10-07 09:31:45 GMT - Norway - World - SN:25 - ID:5725317

    OSLO, Oct 7 (MENA) - Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to end the 52-year conflict with left-wing rebels, the BBC reported on Friday. The Nobel committee in Norway praised him for his ....

  • Bomb hits train in southwestern Pakistan, killing at least 3

    Date: 2016-10-07 08:48:59 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:15 - ID:5724969

    ISLAMABAD, Oct 7 (MENA) - A powerful bomb exploded on a passenger train in southwest Pakistan on Friday, killing at least three people and wounding 10 others, abc news network reported, quoting officials. The bomb went off near the village of ....

  • 5.8-magnitude quake jolts Taiwan region: CENC

    Date: 2016-10-07 07:47:54 GMT - China - World - SN:10 - ID:5724593

    BEIJING, Oct 7 (MENA) - A 5.8-magnitude earthquake hit Taiwan region at 11:52 p.m. Thursday Beijing Time, according to the preliminary assessment by the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC). The epicenter was monitored at 22.78 degrees north ....

  • Top Pentagon aide used government credit card at strip clubs in Rome, Seoul

    Date: 2016-10-06 22:06:07 GMT - USA - World - SN:65 - ID:5723933

    WASHINGTON, Oct 6 (MENA) - A Pentagon investigation has concluded that Defense Secretary Ash Carter’s former senior military aide used his government credit card at strip clubs or gentlemen’s clubs in Rome and Seoul, drank in excess and had ....

  • US talks on non-diplomatic options in Syria continue - State Department

    Date: 2016-10-06 20:16:38 GMT - USA - World - SN:63 - ID:5723749

    WASHINGTON, Oct 6 (MENA) - The US State Department on Thursday said that it is continuing internal deliberations about non-diplomatic options to address the war in Syria despite a Russian warning, Sky News reported. "I've seen the comments out ....

  • Obama declares state of emergency as 'potentially disastrous' hurricane approaches Florida

    Date: 2016-10-06 20:14:18 GMT - USA - World - SN:62 - ID:5723789

    WASHINGTON, Oct 6 (MENA) – US President Barack Obama declared a state of emergency for Florida on Thursday, as the state's Gov. Rick Scott begged residents to flee from the predicted landfall of Hurricane Matthew, which is expected to be a Category ....

  • US airlines cancel thousands of flights ahead of hurricane matthew

    Date: 2016-10-06 19:55:41 GMT - USA - World - SN:61 - ID:5723721

    WASHINGTON, Oct 6 (MENA) - As Hurricane Matthew bears down on the southeastern US, residents of coastal communities in the south are not the only ones preparing their next move, the ABC News reported. Airlines and airports are working around the ....

  • Italian FM: EU should compromise with Turkey

    Date: 2016-10-06 19:43:55 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:60 - ID:5723713

    ANKARA, Oct 6 (MENA) - Italian Foreign Minister Paulo Gentiloni on Thursday said that the European Union and Turkey can find a compromise to an impasse threatening the future of a deal to stop thousands of migrants from crossing the Aegean Sea into ....

  • More than 130 reported dead in Haiti as extent of hurricane damage comes into focus

    Date: 2016-10-06 18:33:16 GMT - Haiti - World - SN:56 - ID:5723437

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Oct 6 (MENA) - The death toll from Hurricane Matthew rose to 136 in Haiti, local officials said Thursday, as rescue workers started getting a closer look at the extend of the devastation across the Caribbean nation, Fox News ....

  • 6.0 earthquake rocks southeastern Taiwan

    Date: 2016-10-06 18:02:58 GMT - Taiwan - World - SN:54 - ID:5723401

    TAIPEI, Oct 6 (MENA) - A powerful earthquake with preliminary magnitude of 6.0 struck off the coast of southeastern Taiwan on Thursday, Russia Today reported. According to the Central Weather Bureau of Taiwan, the earthquake occurred at 11:52 pm ....

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