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  • Railway bombing kills 3 passengers in Pakistan

    Date: 2015-11-01 08:54:54 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:17 - ID:3641521

    ISLAMABAD, Nov 1 (MENA) - A Pakistani official says a bomb planted on a railway track killed three passengers in a passing train and wounded seven others in the southwest, the ABC News reported. Railways spokesman Maqbool Ahmed says the bombing in ....

  • Russian emergency ministry: 100-member rescue team sent to Sinai

    Date: 2015-11-01 08:53:32 GMT - Russia - World - SN:15 - ID:3641469

    MOSCOW, Nov 1 (MENA) - Russian Ministry of Emergency on Sunday said it has sent a team including more than 100 members and 11 machines to the site of the Russian crashed plane in Sinai, Russia Today reported. Search operations are still underway ....

  • Leaders of S. Korea, Japan, China hold first talks in more than 3 years

    Date: 2015-11-01 07:48:27 GMT - south korea - World - SN:12 - ID:3641405

    SEOUL, Nov 1 (MENA) - The leaders of South Korea, Japan and China called Sunday for cooperation in the region long mired in historical and territorial disputes as they met for the first time in more than three years, Yonhap reported. The meeting ....

  • Iran's Rouhani commiserates with Putin over plane crash

    Date: 2015-10-31 21:12:57 GMT - Iran - World - SN:107 - ID:3640761

    TEHRAN, Oct 31 (MENA) - Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has extended his condolences to his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin over a deadly plane crash that killed over 200 people in Egypt's Sinai, Press TV reported, In a message to Putin ....

  • US pledges nearly $100 million to support Syrian opposition

    Date: 2015-10-31 21:02:25 GMT - Bahrain - World - SN:106 - ID:3640749

    MANAMA, Oct 31 (MENA) - The United States ramped up its support for Syria's opposition with a pledge of nearly $100 million in fresh aid on Saturday, The New York Times reported. Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced the additional ....

  • Protesters target Greek border fence after spate of refugee deaths in sea crossings

    Date: 2015-10-31 20:45:02 GMT - Greece - World - SN:104 - ID:3640697

    ATHENS, Oct 31 (MENA) - Protesters clashed with police guarding a border fence in northern Greece Saturday, following a series of sea accidents that killed dozens of migrants and a warning from authorities that the death toll is likely to rise in ....

  • Construction begins on new base for UK Royal Navy in Bahrain

    Date: 2015-10-31 17:30:25 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:82 - ID:3639713

    LONDON, Oct 31 (MENA) - UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond attended a groundbreaking ceremony in Bahrain on Saturday to start the construction of a new Royal Navy facility. Mina Salman Port will play a central role in the Royal Navy’s ability to ....

  • 14 civilians held hostage by gunmen released in Afghanistan

    Date: 2015-10-31 17:22:25 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:77 - ID:3639245

    KABUL, Oct 31 (MENA) – The fourteen civilians who were kidnapped by a group of unidentified gunmen from Khak-e-Afghan District of southern Zabul province, Afghanistan have been released, the Afghan News Agency Khaama reported Saturday. The 14 ....

  • Merkel offers condolences to Putin over plane crash victims

    Date: 2015-10-31 16:39:51 GMT - Russia - World - SN:76 - ID:3639233

    MOSCOW, Oct 31 (MENA) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel condoled with Russian President Vladimir Putin over the victims of the Russian plane that crashed earlier Saturday in central Sinai, said a Kremlin statement . The plane, carrying 217 people ....

  • Shaker Aamer: Britain under pressure to track activities of released Guantanamo prisoner

    Date: 2015-10-31 13:29:18 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:55 - ID:3637749

    LONDON, Oct 31 (MENA) - Britain is under renewed pressure from the United States to track the activities of the final British resident to be released from Guantanamo Bay, as costs to the UK taxpayer spiral to at least £20 million. High-level ....

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