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  • 7 killed, nearly 400 others wounded as heavy blast rocks Kabul

    Date: 2015-08-07 14:22:40 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:54 - ID:3118537

    KABUL, Aug 7 (MENA) - Seven people were killed and nearly 400 wounded after a heavy explosion rocked the Afghan capital, Kabul, in the wee hours of Friday, Khaama Press reported. Security officials said the blast occurred after a vehicle-borne ....

  • 5 suspects arrested for killing hundreds of migrants

    Date: 2015-08-07 13:35:33 GMT - Italy - World - SN:48 - ID:3118285

    ROME, Aug 7 (MENA) - Five suspects were arrested over charges of killing hundreds of migrants after a fishing boat packed with migrants capsized off the Libyan coast, said well-placed sources at Palermo police. The suspects include two Libyans, ....

  • Pakistan condemns US drone strike in North Waziristan

    Date: 2015-08-07 13:30:18 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:46 - ID:3118349

    ISLAMABAD, Aug 7 (MENA) - Pakistan’s Foreign Office on Friday condemned a US drone strike that killed at least four people in North Waziristan tribal agency the previous day. A spokesperson for the Foreign Office reiterated Pakistan's official ....

  • Three dead, two injured in Czech mine methane blast

    Date: 2015-08-07 12:37:37 GMT - Czech - World - SN:39 - ID:3118021

    PRAGUE, Aug 7 (MENA) - Three miners died and two were injured in a methane blast in a black coal mine in eastern Czech Republic, rescuers and the OKD mining company said. The dead miners were 32, 38 and 39 years old, said Czech media. The exact ....

  • London Underground services resume after 24-hour Tube strike

    Date: 2015-08-07 12:10:19 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:34 - ID:3117785

    LONDON, Aug 7 (MENA) - London Underground services have resumed after a 24-hour strike shut down the entire network, the BBC News reported Friday. The industrial action by four unions began on Wednesday evening as part of a dispute over the Night ....

  • Mullah Omar neither died nor buried in Pakistan: Pakistani defence minister

    Date: 2015-08-07 11:54:42 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:32 - ID:3117789

    ISLAMABAD, Aug 7 (MENA) – Pakistani Defence Minister Khawaja Asif said Friday that deceased Taliban chief Mullah Omar was neither killed nor buried in Pakistan, according to Geo.TV. “I want to reiterate that Mullah Omar neither died in Pakistan ....

  • Paper: Satellite pictures show Iran may be trying to destroy nuclear evidence

    Date: 2015-08-07 08:45:05 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:14 - ID:3116781

    LONDON, Aug 7 (MENA) - New satellite images show Iran may be trying to scrub evidence of its past nuclear experiments before international inspectors are allowed to investigate a controversial military facility, according to the Telegraph. Recent ....

  • ASEAN FMs call for N. Korea's complete, verifiable denuclearization

    Date: 2015-08-07 08:01:38 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:11 - ID:3116565

    KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 7 (MENA) - The foreign ministers from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on Friday called for the establishment of necessary conditions for prodding North Korea into pursuing complete and verifiable ....

  • Channel Tunnel could be closed at night if Calais crisis worsens

    Date: 2015-08-07 07:58:00 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:9 - ID:3116561

    LONDON, Aug 7 (MENA) - The Channel Tunnel will be closed at night if the Calais crisis worsens under plans being considered by ministers, The Telegraph has learned as it emerged that an African migrant walked almost its entire length. Ministers ....

  • Turkish authorities confirm four Russian tourists killed in road accident

    Date: 2015-08-06 22:51:54 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:184 - ID:3116229

    ANKARA, Aug 6 (MENA) - Local authorities have confirmed that four Russian tourists were killed in a road accident in Turkey on Thursday, the Sputnik cited Russian Embassy in Turkey as saying Thursday. Turkish media earlier reported that a bus ....

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