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  • S. Korean soldier found dead inside DMZ in gun-related incident

    Date: 2015-12-30 08:13:41 GMT - south korea - World - SN:16 - ID:4018945

    SEOUL, Dec 30 (MENA) - A South Korean soldier was found dead on the southern side of the Demilitarized Zone early Wednesday morning in a gun-related incident, the military said. Army Private Jeong was found with gunshot wounds in the central east ....

  • Former New York gov. drops out of presidential race

    Date: 2015-12-30 08:13:28 GMT - USA - World - SN:12 - ID:4018537

    WASHINGTON, Dec 30 (MENA) - Former New York state Gov. George Pataki announced Tuesday night that he is dropping his bid for the Republican presidential nomination. After advising voters in certain states with early primaries or caucuses to tune ....

  • North Korea’s top official on South Korea relations dies in car accident

    Date: 2015-12-30 06:54:45 GMT - North Korea - World - SN:4 - ID:4018481

    PYONGYANG, Dec 30 (MENA) - Kim Yang Gon, the secretary of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea and the director of the United Front Department that oversees Pyongyang’s reunification policy, died in a traffic accident on Tuesday at ....

  • British couple convicted of plotting for London attack

    Date: 2015-12-29 18:45:27 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:102 - ID:4017505

    LONDON, Dec 29 (MENA) - A husband and wife have been found guilty of plotting a terror attack in London ahead of the 10th anniversary of the 7 July bombings, the BBC reported Tuesday. Mohammed Rehman, 25, discussed targeting the London ....

  • Swiss shopping centre evacuated after bomb threat

    Date: 2015-12-29 18:20:20 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:98 - ID:4017441

    GENEVA, Dec 29 (MENA) - Swiss police said that a shopping centre in a town near the northern city of Basel was evacuated on Tuesday due to a bomb threat, the Daily Mail reported Tuesday. An anonymous caller threatened to detonate a bomb in the ....

  • Daesh leaders linked to Paris attack killed by US in Syria - Pentagon

    Date: 2015-12-29 17:35:10 GMT - USA - World - SN:95 - ID:4017145

    WASHINGTON, Dec 29 (MENA) - Daesh leaders with direct links to the Paris terrorist attacks have been killed by US air and drone strikes in Syria and Iraq, a spokesman for the US-led coalition said. One of the killed was Charaffe al Mouadan, a ....

  • UK Minister for Africa condemns Boko Haram attacks

    Date: 2015-12-29 16:51:06 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:90 - ID:4016969

    LONDON, Dec 29 (MENA) - The UK Government on Tuesday condemned recent attacks carried out be Boko Haram militants in Nigeria on December 27 and 28. In a statement, UK Minister for Africa James Duddridge reiterated UK support to the Nigerian ....

  • Russian court compels Google to pay penalty for reading private e-mails

    Date: 2015-12-29 16:25:08 GMT - Russia - World - SN:86 - ID:4016793

    MOSCOW, Dec 29 (MENA) - The Moscow city court has dismissed Google’s cassation appeal against the decision to penalize it 50,000 rubles ($688) at the suit of a resident of Russia’s Urals city of Yekaterinburg who alleged that a search engine ....

  • Pakistan suicide bombing leaves 29 dead

    Date: 2015-12-29 14:44:58 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:70 - ID:4016093

    ISLAMABAD, Dec 29 (MENA) - A suicide attack at a government office in north-west Pakistan killed at least 29 people, Russia Today TV channel reported on Tuesday. The bomb went off outside the National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) ....

  • Suicide bombing in Pakistan leaves 18 dead

    Date: 2015-12-29 14:33:11 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:58 - ID:4015345

    ISLAMABAD, Dec 29 (MENA) - A powerful bomb struck the office of the National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) in Mardan, Pakistan, killing at least 18 people and injuring 42, Geo News TV channel reported on Tuesday. The death toll is ....

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