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  • Five dead as mosque roof collapses in Pakistan

    Date: 2016-06-10 12:47:47 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:40 - ID:5074889

    ISLAM ABAD, June 10 (MENA) - At least five worshipers died and several others injured on Friday when a makeshift metal roof at a mosque collapsed in North Nazimabad area of the city, according to Geo TV. The temporary metal awning put in place to ....

  • Afghan official: Blast in eastern mosque kills 4, wounds 40

    Date: 2016-06-10 12:41:25 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:39 - ID:5074925

    KABUL, June 10 (MENA) - An Afghan official said four civilians have been killed and around 40 wounded by a bomb blast inside a mosque in the restive eastern province of Nangarhar, which borders Pakistan, ABC News reported. Attaullah Khogyani, ....

  • 5 Indians sentenced to life for raping Danish tourist

    Date: 2016-06-10 10:46:00 GMT - India - World - SN:29 - ID:5074109

    NEW DELHI, June 10 (MENA) - Five Indians who raped a Danish tourist when she asked them for directions in New Delhi have been sentenced to life in prison for the attack that highlighted the plague of sexual violence in the country, the BBC ....

  • Main supply routes from Turkey to Daash in Syria blocked: Sky News

    Date: 2016-06-10 09:37:09 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:23 - ID:5073557

    LONDON, June 10 (MENA) - The main supply routes from Turkey to Daash in Syria have been blocked, Sky News Arabia quoted the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights as having said on Friday. No further details were yet available, it ....

  • Amnesty International accuses Nigerian army of killing unarmed separatists

    Date: 2016-06-10 09:19:15 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:21 - ID:5073473

    LONDON, June 10 (MENA) - Amnesty International has confirmed that the Nigerian army gunned down unarmed people ahead of last month's planned pro-Biafran commemoration events in Onitsha, Anambra state. "Sky New Arabia" channel quoted the ....

  • US widens war in Afghanistan, authorizes new action against Taliban

    Date: 2016-06-10 08:38:18 GMT - USA - World - SN:15 - ID:5073365

    WASHINGTON, June 10 (MENA) - The Obama administration has granted American forces in Afghanistan new authorities to assist Afghan troops, a US official said on Thursday, The Washington Post reported. The move signals a return to broader military ....

  • US Treasury says Daesh can't pay fighters

    Date: 2016-06-10 08:35:04 GMT - USA - World - SN:14 - ID:5073221

    WASHINGTON, June 10 (MENA) - US Assistant Treasury secretary for terrorist financing Daniel L. Glaser said that efforts to choke off the finances of Daesh group have left it unable to pay its fighters and spurred corruption within the ....

  • UN Chief heads to Greece over migrants

    Date: 2016-06-09 21:08:14 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:116 - ID:5072505

    NEW YORK, June 9 (MENA) - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says he will head to the Greek Island of Lesbos next week to assess the migrant situation and show his solidarity, the Daily Mail reported. Ban said Thursday his trip to ....

  • Test runs start for Panama canal expansion

    Date: 2016-06-09 20:54:16 GMT - Panama - World - SN:115 - ID:5072485

    PANAMA CITY, June 9 (MENA) - The first test runs have begun on the newly expanded Panama Canal, the Fox News reported. Tugs nudged the bulk cargo carrier Baroque into the first of three levels of locks on the Atlantic side of the canal. The ....

  • Greece returns 13 Syrian refugees to Turkey

    Date: 2016-06-09 19:03:25 GMT - Greece - World - SN:109 - ID:5072177

    ATHENS, June 9 (MENA) - Greek authorities said that they have returned 13 Syrian refugees to Turkey under an agreement between that country and the European Union to stop the flow of migrants and refugees to Europe, Al-Ghad Al-Arabi reported ....

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