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  • Bomb blast kills community elder in Nangarhar

    Date: 2015-12-26 07:12:06 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:6 - ID:3994889

    KABUL, Dec 26 (MENA) - A roadside bomb explosion has killed a community elder in eastern Nangarhar province, Khaama Press reported Saturday. Spokesman for the governor of Nangarhar province said the incident took place in Daman area of Behsood ....

  • Protesters ransack Muslim prayer hall on Corsica: French police

    Date: 2015-12-25 22:24:42 GMT - France - World - SN:89 - ID:3994577

    AJACCIO, France, Dec 25 (MENA) – The French police said that a group of demonstrators ransacked a Muslim prayer hall and tried to set fire to copies of the Koran on the French island of Corsica Friday, France24 reported. The attack condemned by ....

  • Bangladesh mosque bombed, one killed

    Date: 2015-12-25 21:48:08 GMT - Bangladesh - World - SN:83 - ID:3994297

    DHAKA, Dec 25 (MENA) - A bomb exploded Friday at a mosque of the minority Ahmadi Muslim group in Bangladesh's northwestern town of Bagmara leaving the suspected suicide bomber dead and others injured, police said. Police said the bomb blast ....

  • British army deployed in Cumbria over new flooding fears

    Date: 2015-12-25 21:36:33 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:81 - ID:3994305

    LONDON, Dec 25 (MENA) - The British army has been called in to support efforts to protect parts of Cumbria amid fears of further flooding, The BBC news reported. Heavy rainfall in the area is feeding already-swollen rivers and saturated ground. ....

  • China reiterates stance on Syrian issue

    Date: 2015-12-25 21:26:54 GMT - China - World - SN:79 - ID:3994325

    BEIJING, Dec 25 (MENA) – China again made clear its principled position on the issue of Syria during Syrian Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister's visit, that is, we should stay committed to a political resolution, a Syrian-led process and ....

  • Sangin district in state control -- Afghan officials

    Date: 2015-12-25 21:18:57 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:75 - ID:3994317

    KABUL, Dec 25 (MENA) – Afghan officials say a district in the southern province of Helmand besieged by the Taliban for more than a week remains under government control as fighting continues, Dawn News reported on Friday. Akhtar Muhammad, a ....

  • Pope Francis backs peace efforts in Christmas Day message

    Date: 2015-12-25 19:14:01 GMT - Vatican - World - SN:74 - ID:3994277

    VATICAN CITY, Dec 25 (MENA) – Pope Francis tackled war, terrorism and the migrant crisis in a wide-ranging Christmas message, calling for peace and reconciliation around the world, the BBC reported on Friday. The pontiff said he prayed for the ....

  • Flood-hit England in Christmas rain alert

    Date: 2015-12-25 17:10:27 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:60 - ID:3993841

    LONDON, Dec 25 (MENA) – Flood-hit English areas are braced for further problems with more heavy rain forecast for Christmas night and Boxing Day, the BBC reported on Friday. The British Met Office issued an amber warning for Cumbria with up to ....

  • China confirms Japanese woman held for spying

    Date: 2015-12-25 17:09:18 GMT - China - World - SN:59 - ID:3993797

    BEIJING, Dec 25 (MENA) - China's Foreign Ministry on Friday confirmed that a Japanese Woman has been taken into custody in Shanghai on suspicion of spying. Spokesman for the ministry Lu Kang told a regular news conference that authorities of ....

  • Pakistani army chief to visit Kabul Sunday

    Date: 2015-12-25 16:58:59 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:57 - ID:3993845

    KABUL, Dec 25 (MENA) - Pakistani Chief of Army Staff Gen. Raheel Sharif will visit Kabul on Sunday, local media reported on Friday. A spokesman for the Pakistani military media wing Asim Bajwa said during his day-long visit the army chief will ....

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