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  • All 10 passengers killed in paramilitary plane crash in India

    Date: 2015-12-22 09:05:37 GMT - India - World - SN:22 - ID:3974465

    NEW DELHI, Dec 22 (MENA) - All 10 passengers of a small plane operated by the Indian Border Security Force (BSF) were killed in a crash on Tuesday morning, the Russian news agency Sputnik reported, quoting local media. According to local NDTV ....

  • S. Korea to intensify passenger pre-screening prior to flying

    Date: 2015-12-22 08:59:18 GMT - south korea - World - SN:19 - ID:3974473

    SEOUL, Dec 22 (MENA) - South Korea said Tuesday it will ban potential terrorists or other dangerous passengers from boarding any plane bound for the Asian country at the point of departure, according to Yonhap News Agency. The Ministry of ....

  • First victim pulled out two days after Shenzhen landslide

    Date: 2015-12-22 08:29:13 GMT - China - World - SN:14 - ID:3974037

    BEIJING, Dec 22 (MENA) - The first victim has been pulled from the wreckage in Shenzhen, China after a massive landslide struck the city on Sunday. Close to 3,000 people were part of the massive rescue effort after a landslide in south China, ....

  • People who reject Syrian refugees are allies of extremists: U.N. says

    Date: 2015-12-22 08:28:30 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:13 - ID:3974049

    GENEVA, Dec 22 (MENA) - People who reject Syrian refugees are the "best allies" of the so-called Islamic State militants and other extremists, the United Nations refugee chief said on Monday after U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump ....

  • Brazil railway station blaze kills firefighter in Sao Paulo

    Date: 2015-12-22 07:48:20 GMT - Brazil - World - SN:11 - ID:3973973

    BRASILIA, Dec 22 (MENA) - A firefighter died when a blaze destroyed a large part of Sao Paulo’s nineteenth century railway station on Monday, euronews reported. The building houses a museum dedicated to the history of the Portuguese ....

  • Police killed more than 1,000 people this year according to a new report

    Date: 2015-12-22 07:46:56 GMT - USA - World - SN:10 - ID:3974053

    WASHINGTON, Dec 22 (MENA) - Police in the United States killed at least 1,152 people in the United States this year through Dec. 15, with the 60 largest police departments disproportionately killing black people, according to data compiled by ....

  • Afghanistan Taliban: British military deployed to Helmand

    Date: 2015-12-22 07:18:30 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:9 - ID:3973977

    LONDON, Dec 22 (MENA) - British military personnel have been deployed to Afghanistan's Helmand province as reports suggest the Taliban is close to overrunning Sangin town. The Ministry of Defence said a small number of personnel had been sent to ....

  • Boko Haram forces 1 million Nigerian children out of school

    Date: 2015-12-22 07:16:55 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:6 - ID:3973921

    GENEVA, Dec 22 (MENA) - The Boko Haram insurgency has forced more than one million children out of school, the UN children's agency reported on Tuesday, highlighting fears that a lack of education will fuel further radicalism in and around Nigeria, ....

  • Small Indian paramilitary plane carrying 10 crashes

    Date: 2015-12-22 07:01:04 GMT - India - World - SN:5 - ID:3973901

    NEW DELHI, Dec 22 (MENA) - A small paramilitary plane carrying 10 people crashed just outside the main airport in India's capital on Tuesday, killing at least one person, an official said. The plane, belonging to India's Border Security Force, ....

  • Panama's Supreme Court orders detention of former President Martinelli in spying case

    Date: 2015-12-22 06:59:43 GMT - Panama - World - SN:4 - ID:3973897

    PANAMA CITY, Dec 22 (MENA) - Panama's Supreme Court has order the detention of former President Ricardo Martinelli to face charges that he illegally spied on opponents. The supermarket magnate is accused of illegally intercepting the ....

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