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  • 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 ....

  • Death toll of Taliban attack on security posts in Afghanistan climbs to 66

    Date: 2019-04-05 08:03:27 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:8 - ID:7882369

    KABUL, April 5 (MENA) - Death toll of an attack that Taliban launched against security posts in Bala Murghab district of the western Badghis province rose to 66. The Taliban killed 36 members of the government forces and captured five security ....

  • New Zealand mosque suspect to undergo mental health check

    Date: 2019-04-05 07:02:31 GMT - New Zealand - World - SN:7 - ID:7882368

    WELLINGTON, April 5 (MENA) - A New Zealand judge on Friday ordered that the man accused of killing 50 people at two Christchurch mosques undergo two mental health assessments to determine if he's fit to stand trial, ABC News reported. High Court ....

  • German police: New Zealand’s attack suspect sent fund to French far-right group

    Date: 2019-04-04 22:48:15 GMT - Germany - World - SN:80 - ID:7882307

    BERLIN, April 4 (MENA) – German police say the suspected New Zealand mosque gunman sent money to a French far-right group, The Washington Post reported Thursday. The Federal Criminal Police Office said it briefed lawmakers on its investigation ....

  • Brexit: 10,000 riot police ready to tackle disorder over potential protests

    Date: 2019-04-04 10:02:56 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:27 - ID:7881091

    LONDON, April 4 (MENA) - More than 10,000 riot police officers are being readied to tackle disorder on the streets of Britain sparked by Brexit, The Independent reported on Thursday. They have prepared for potential riots, looting and disorder if ....

  • Four BSF jawan killed during encounter with Maoists in Chhattisgarh

    Date: 2019-04-04 09:32:09 GMT - India - World - SN:24 - ID:7881047

    NEW DELHI, April 4 (MENA) - Four BSF jawan killed, two injured during an encounter with Maoists in Chhattisgarh, the National Herlad reported. Four Border Security Force (BSF) jawans were killed in an encounter with Naxals in Chhattisgarh on ....

  • S. Korea, Indonesia to hold foreign ministerial talks next week

    Date: 2019-04-04 09:12:12 GMT - south korea - World - SN:22 - ID:7880958

    SEOUL, April 4 (MENA) - South Korea's top diplomat, Kang Kyung-wha, plans to visit Jakarta next week for talks with her counterpart on ways to beef up cooperation between the two sides, Yonhap reported Thursday. During the two-day trip there ....

  • CSIC builds two light frigates for Bangladesh

    Date: 2019-04-04 08:05:47 GMT - China - World - SN:14 - ID:7880842

    BEIJING, April 4 (MENA) - Two light frigates designed and built by the China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (CSIC) for the Bangladeshi navy were delivered Wednesday, Xinhua reported. The delivery ceremony was held at a CSIC base in Qidong, ....

  • Fire breaks out at Nairobi airport

    Date: 2019-04-04 08:02:28 GMT - Kenya - World - SN:13 - ID:7880767

    NAIROBI, April 4 (MENA) - Terminal 1C at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in the capital Nairobi has been temporarily closed following night fire, the Kenyan newspaper "Daily Nation" reported on Thursday. Kenya Airports Authority says the ....

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