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  • Indonesia search underway for plane missing with 10 aboard

    Date: 2015-10-03 08:16:19 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:13 - ID:3458029

    JAKARTA, Oct 3 (MENA) - An air and ground search was underway Saturday for a small passenger plane that went missing with 10 people on board during a domestic flight in eastern Indonesia, the ABC News reported. The DHC-6 Twin Otter plane lost ....

  • Eurotunnel suspends services after 'massive invasion' at Calais terminal

    Date: 2015-10-03 07:08:25 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:10 - ID:3457793

    LONDON, Oct 3 (MENA) - Eurotunnel services were suspended overnight on Friday after a "massive invasion" of more than 100 refugees and migrants in the French terminal, The Guardian reported Saturday. A "large and coordinated" group stormed the ....

  • Kunduz MSF clinic workers killed

    Date: 2015-10-03 06:51:50 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:8 - ID:3457749

    BRUSSELS, Oct 3 (MENA) - A clinic run by Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) has been bombarded in the northern Afghan city of Kunduz, killing three MSF aid workers, the BBC News reported. The medical charity says 30 people were also unaccounted for. ....

  • Obama: Russia heading for 'quagmire' in Syria

    Date: 2015-10-02 22:03:19 GMT - USA - World - SN:80 - ID:3457509

    WASHINGTON, Oct 2 (MENA) – The US President Barack Obama said Friday that he was willing to work with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on moving Syria away from civil war, but only if that plan includes removing Syrian President Bashar al-Assad ....

  • Syrian army to launch ground operation under cover by Russian warplanes

    Date: 2015-10-02 22:00:36 GMT - Russia - World - SN:79 - ID:3457405

    MOSCOW, Oct 2 (MENA) - Syrian military squads are on the move to launch a major ground operation in the Syrian cities of Hama, Homs and Salamiyah. According to Komsomolskaya Pravda website, the Russian jets would provide air cover during the ....

  • Indonesian plane carrying 10 loses contact: officials

    Date: 2015-10-02 14:05:38 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:48 - ID:3455605

    JAKARTA , Oct 2 (MENA) - An Indonesian passenger plane carrying 10 people lost contact with air traffic control during a flight in Sulawesi island of Indonesia on Friday, Asia One reported. The head of Indonesia's search and rescue agency ....

  • Taliban claim shooting down four-engine US aircraft in Afghanistan’s

    Date: 2015-10-02 12:18:28 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:41 - ID:3454957

    KABUL, Oct 2 (MENA) - Taliban claim bringing down a US four-engine aircraft in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan, Khaama News Agency reported. Mujahid, the group’s spokesman wrote in a twitter post this morning that the four-engine ....

  • Arrivals by sea in Greece nearing 400,000 -- UNHCR

    Date: 2015-10-02 11:21:10 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:35 - ID:3454457

    GENEVA, Oct 2 (MENA) - Although windy autumn weather affected sea crossings from Turkey over the past few days, refugee and migrant arrivals in Greece continue to climb and are expected to reach the 400,000 mark shortly, UNHCR spokesperson Adrian ....

  • Japan to restart 2nd nuclear reactor under post-Fukushima rules

    Date: 2015-10-02 11:15:13 GMT - Japan - World - SN:31 - ID:3454065

    TOKYO, Oct 2 (MENA) - Japan will restart a nuclear reactor in southwestern Japan as early as Oct. 14, making it the second to return to operation after the government introduced stricter safety regulations following the 2011 triple reactor meltdowns ....

  • Taliban says it shot down US military plane at Afghanistan's at Jalalabad airport, killing 11

    Date: 2015-10-02 07:26:53 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:9 - ID:3452793

    KABUL, Oct 2 (MENA) - The Taliban claim to have shot down a US military transport plane in eastern Afghanistan, killing 11 people, the ABC reported. The C-130 crashed close to midnight local time at Jalalabad airport. "The crew and passengers ....

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