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  • 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 ....

  • Death toll rises to 18, at least 40 others wounded in Pakistan suicide attack

    Date: 2015-12-29 14:31:38 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:67 - ID:4015857

    ISLAMABAD, Dec 29 (MENA) - The death toll of a suicide attack in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province rose to 18 people and at least 40 others were injured, Khaama press agency reported Tuesday. The blast took place in front of an office of ....

  • 1,704 Malaysians evacuated due to floodwaters

    Date: 2015-12-29 13:09:02 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:50 - ID:4015097

    KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 29 (MENA) - A total of 1,704 people were evacuated on Tuesday from their homes in Terengganu, Malaysia, due to floodwaters. They were moved to 31 relief centers. (MENA) M I E/A S E ....

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