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  • 3 dead in blast at Iranian military shipyard

    Date: 2019-04-06 17:39:01 GMT - Iran - World - SN:51 - ID:7884471

    TEHRAN, April 6 (MENA) - A submarine battery exploded at an Iranian military shipyard on Saturday, killing three workers, The New York Times cited the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB) TV news channel as saying. "Three Defense Ministry ....

  • Three Afghan killed, 19 injured in Jalalabad explosion

    Date: 2019-04-06 08:59:47 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:14 - ID:7883877

    KABUL, April 6 (MENA) - At least three people were killed and 19 others were wounded on Saturday when twin explosions hit Jalalabad city, the provincial capital of eastern Nangarhar province. Provincial governor’s spokesman Attaullah Khogyani ....

  • 2 Afghan soldiers wounded in Nangarhar explosion

    Date: 2019-04-06 07:43:59 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:9 - ID:7883787

    KABUL, April 6 (MENA) - Two Afghan soldiers affiliated with the border troops were wounded in an explosion in Jalalabad city, the provincial capital of Nangarhar province, Khaama Press news agency reported on Saturday. Attaullah Khogyani, the ....

  • US Congress to sue Trump over Border Wall funds

    Date: 2019-04-06 07:31:16 GMT - USA - World - SN:8 - ID:7883732

    WASHINGTON, April 6 (MENA) - US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says Democrats will sue to prevent what they say is President Donald Trump’s “stealing” of billions of dollars from federal programs and diverting it to building barriers along the US-Mexico ....

  • Man dies after hijacking bus in Slovenia capital

    Date: 2019-04-05 15:18:04 GMT - Slovenia - World - SN:48 - ID:7883121

    LJUBLJANA, April 5 (MENA) - Slovenian police say a man has died upon being arrested after he hijacked a public bus in the capital Ljubljana, the Washington Post reported. Senior police official Stojan Belsak said Friday that an autopsy will ....

  • Gunman dead, 1 woman injured after active shooter reported at Naval Air Station in Virginia

    Date: 2019-04-05 15:08:56 GMT - USA - World - SN:45 - ID:7883231

    WASHINGTON, April 5 (MENA) - One US Navy sailor died and another was injured after a shooting at Naval Air Station Oceana in Virginia Beach Friday morning, the Time quoted the authorities as saying. The gunman, a male sailor, was shot and killed ....

  • US revokes ICC prosecutor's entry visa over Afghanistan investigation

    Date: 2019-04-05 13:14:09 GMT - Netherlands - World - SN:38 - ID:7882930

    THE HAGUE, April 5 (MENA) - The United States has revoked the entry visa of the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, Fatou Bensouda, her office has said, in a response to her inquiry into possible war crimes by US forces in Afghanistan, ....

  • UN rights agency condemns combat in Myanmar's Rakhine state

    Date: 2019-04-05 12:45:05 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:34 - ID:7882929

    GENEVA, April 5 (MENA) - The UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights said "We are deeply disturbed by the intensification of the conflict in Rakhine State in recent weeks, and condemn what appear to be indiscriminate attacks and attacks ....

  • Huge fire at Melbourne factory could last for days

    Date: 2019-04-05 11:05:01 GMT - Australia - World - SN:27 - ID:7882719

    CANBERRA, April 5 (MENA) - More than 175 firefighters are tackling a large chemical factory fire which is sending thick black smoke across Melbourne and may burn for days, The Guardian reported on Friday. Metropolitan Fire Brigade (MFB) chief ....

  • Afghanistan: 20 people killed due to flash floods over past month

    Date: 2019-04-05 09:19:01 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:18 - ID:7882565

    KABUL, April 5 (MENA) - Heavy flash floods generated by seasonal rainfalls badly affected different parts of Herat and Badghis provinces in the west of Afghanistan, local broadcaster TOLO News reported Friday. Local officials said at least 20 ....

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