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  • Bomb kills 14 in Pakistan’s Quetta

    Date: 2019-04-12 06:41:11 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:7 - ID:7893791

    ISLAMABAD, April 12 (MENA) - At least 14 people were killed in a bomb blast Friday at a fruit market in Pakistan’s southwestern city of Quetta. Senior police official Abdul Razaq Cheema was quoted by Alarabiya TV channel as saying that “We have 14 ....

  • IMF says Brexit delay means businesses face more uncertainty

    Date: 2019-04-11 18:03:13 GMT - USA - World - SN:61 - ID:7893497

    WASHINGTON, April 11 (MENA) - The decision to extend the UK’s Brexit deadline will mean another six months of uncertainty for business, the head of the International Monetary Fund has warned. Christine Lagarde, the IMF’s managing director said ....

  • Japan is hit by powerful 6.1-magnitude earthquake

    Date: 2019-04-11 16:59:22 GMT - Japan - World - SN:55 - ID:7893364

    TOKYO, April 11 (MENA) - A powerful earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 has struck off the coast of Japan, the Daily Mail reported Thursday. Strong tremors hit the east of Honshu, the country's largest island, on Thursday, according to the United ....

  • Tajikistan defense minister meets Pakistan's army chief

    Date: 2019-04-11 11:23:39 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:27 - ID:7892651

    ISLAMABAD, April 11 (MENA) - Defense Minister of Tajikistan General Sherali Mirzo met Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa at the General Headquarters on Thursday, Pakistani channel Geo News quoted a press release issued here by ....

  • Trump threatens EU over Brexit treatment of UK: 'Let people breathe before it all comes back to bite you'

    Date: 2019-04-11 11:16:13 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:25 - ID:7892601

    LONDON, April 11 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump has threatened the European Union (EU) over what he perceives as "brutal" treatment from the bloc in its approach to Brexit and trade dealings with the US, The Independent reported. "Too bad ....

  • Prime Minister Scott Morrison sets May 18 election date

    Date: 2019-04-11 11:03:54 GMT - Australia - World - SN:23 - ID:7892472

    CANBERRA, April 11 (MENA) - Voters will go to the polls on May 18 to decide which party will form the next federal government, ABC news reported on Thursday. Prime Minister Scott Morrison visited Government House early this morning to ask ....

  • WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been arrested

    Date: 2019-04-11 10:16:36 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:20 - ID:7892544

    LONDON, April 11 (MENA) - WikLeaks co-founder Julian Assange has been arrested at the Ecuadorian embassy in London, ending his seven-year asylum tenure there, Euronews reported. The Metropolitan Police confirmed the arrest in a statement on ....

  • 1st phase of general elections begins in India

    Date: 2019-04-11 06:49:31 GMT - India - World - SN:6 - ID:7892177

    NEW DELHI, April 11 (MENA) - 1st Phase Lok Sabha Election 2019: Voting is being held in parts of Assam, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Jammu and Kashmir, Maharashtra, Manipur, Odisha, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal, NDTV reported. Parts of India ....

  • Gas explosion kills at least one, injures 17 in North Carolina

    Date: 2019-04-10 21:47:02 GMT - USA - World - SN:79 - ID:7892008

    WASHINGTON, April 10 (MENA) - One person was killed and several more were injured, including a firefighter, after a gas explosion and partial building collapse Wednesday in downtown Durham, North Carolina, police said. The fire has been ....

  • US budget deficit running 15% higher than a year ago

    Date: 2019-04-10 21:24:32 GMT - USA - World - SN:78 - ID:7892006

    WASHINGTON, April 10 (MENA) - The federal government in the United States reported a $146.9 billion deficit in March, causing annual debt to rise 15% for the first half of the budget year compared to the same period in 2018, Washington Post ....

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