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  • At least 12 girls killed in Afghanistan's school stampede

    Date: 2015-10-26 14:27:46 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:57 - ID:3607117

    KABUL, Oct 26 (MENA) - At least 12 students at a girls' school were killed in a stampede occurred Monday In Afghanistan's Takhar province, west of Badakhshan, ABC News reported The girls tried to get out of shaking buildings, a local official ....

  • Over 125 dead after powerful earthquake hit Pakistan

    Date: 2015-10-26 14:22:07 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:55 - ID:3607141

    ISLAMABAD, Oct 26 (MENA) - A powerful earthquake struck major cities of Pakistan, including the northern areas, on Monday, leaving over 125 dead and scores injured due to roof and building collapses. Tremors were felt in major cities, including ....

  • Kremlin regrets London’s refusal to hold dialogue

    Date: 2015-10-26 14:21:35 GMT - Russia - World - SN:54 - ID:3607145

    MOSCOW, Oct 26 (MENA) - London’s refusal to hold dialogue with Moscow is regrettable, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said, stressing that the ball is in the court of the British partners to resume contacts. "Indeed, the political dialogue is ....

  • Germany to support Iraqi army in war against Daesh - minister

    Date: 2015-10-26 13:05:01 GMT - Iraq - World - SN:47 - ID:3606237

    BAGHDAD, Oct 26 (MENA) - Iraqi Defense Minister Khalid al Obeidi discussed Monday with German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen ways of boosting military cooperation and providing Iraq with its necessary needs as part of its war against the ....

  • 7.7 magnitude earthquake strikes Pakistan, at least 12 dead

    Date: 2015-10-26 10:36:45 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:33 - ID:3605369

    ISLAMABAD, Oct 26 (MENA) - A 7.5-magnitude earthquake with its epicentre in Afghanistan’s Hindu Kush region rocked several cities in Pakistan and India with at least 12 reported dead in Pakistan, Asia Times reported. Six people were killed in ....

  • Hong Kong ferry incident leave scores injured

    Date: 2015-10-26 07:29:14 GMT - Hong Kong - World - SN:13 - ID:3603849

    VICTORIA, Oct 26 (MENA) - At least 124 people were injured when a high-speed ferry travelling to Hong Kong from Macau hit an object in the water, the BBC quoted officials as saying. The ferry, with 174 passengers and crew on board, lost power ....

  • Baby rescued from sea by Turkish fishermen after refugee boat capsizes

    Date: 2015-10-25 14:53:27 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:78 - ID:3600933

    ISTANBUL, Oct 25 (MENA) - Harrowing footage has emerged showing Turkish fishermen rescuing an a 18-month-old boy in a lifejacket, after the boat carrying him and other refugees capsized. Video of the incident shows how the fishermen from the ....

  • Cameron insists: No means no in EU vote

    Date: 2015-10-25 13:56:03 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:67 - ID:3599745

    LONDON, Oct 25 (MENA) - David Cameron has delivered a stark warning to the British people that a vote to leave the EU will be final and irreversible, as he stamps on suggestions that a better deal could then be negotiated and put to the electorate ....

  • Daesh-linked group threatens to attack Seoul store: police

    Date: 2015-10-25 08:54:47 GMT - south korea - World - SN:19 - ID:3597621

    SEOUL, Oct 25 (MENA) - The Police said Sunday they have received intelligence claiming that an African group linked to Daesh has threatened to carry out a terrorist attack on a store in a posh Seoul district, Yonhap reported. In a post on social ....

  • NATO appoints U.S. military officers to investigate Afghan hospital bombing

    Date: 2015-10-25 08:46:09 GMT - USA - World - SN:18 - ID:3597357

    WASHINGTON, Oct 25 (MENA) - NATO said it was continuing its inquiry into the October 3 bombing of a Doctors Without Borders hospital in northern Afghanistan and had appointed three US military officers from outside the chain of command to handle ....

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