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  • Magnitude 6.9 earthquake strikes off Alaska coast

    Date: 2015-07-27 09:11:08 GMT - USA - World - SN:30 - ID:3049081

    WASHINGTON, July 27 (MENA) - A strong 6.9 magnitude quake hit off the coast of western Alaska near the Islands of Four Mountains, USGS reported. The epicenter of the tremor on Monday was 76 km southeast of Yunaska Island, the largest island in a ....

  • 21 dead, 10 wounded in wedding gunfight in Afghanistan

    Date: 2015-07-27 06:48:24 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:14 - ID:3048041

    KABUL, July 27 (MENA) - A shootout at a wedding party in northern Afghanistan has left 21 people dead and another 10 wounded, ABC news reported quoting a government official as saying. Jaweed Basharat, spokesman for the governor of Baghlan ....

  • Obama heads for Ethiopia

    Date: 2015-07-26 16:22:00 GMT - Kenya - World - SN:66 - ID:3046261

    NAIROBI, July 26 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama left Kenya Sunday for Ethiopia on the second and final leg of his state visit to Africa, according to Voice of America. Obama's visits to Kenya and Ethiopia come to continue his efforts to ....

  • Scores killed, wounded in powerful explosion in Somali capital

    Date: 2015-07-26 15:00:49 GMT - Somalia - World - SN:60 - ID:3045993

    MOGADISHU, July 26 (MENA) - At least 10 people have been killed and many wounded in a bomb explosion at a hotel in the Somali capital Mogadishu Sunday. A lorry was used to attack the Jazira hotel near the city's airport, said the BBC. Ambulances ....

  • Britain must be ready to fight terrorist groups - paper

    Date: 2015-07-26 11:21:34 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:31 - ID:3043561

    LONDON, July 26 (MENA) - Britain must be ready to fight terrorist groups anywhere in the world, Prime Minister David Cameron has declared, as the Government draws up plans to defeat jihadist forces inside Libya, The Sunday Telegraph newspaper ....

  • 3 killed as light plane crashes into Chofu residential area

    Date: 2015-07-26 06:56:27 GMT - Japan - World - SN:10 - ID:3042401

    TOKYO, July 26 (MENA) - Three people were killed when a light airplane crashed into a residential area in the Fujimicho area of Chofu, Tokyo, at about 11 a.m. Sunday, Kyodo news agency reported. The fatalities are believed to be two men in the ....

  • Hillary Clinton denies sending classified information through her private email

    Date: 2015-07-26 06:05:26 GMT - USA - World - SN:5 - ID:3042265

    WASHINGTON, July 26 (MENA) - The leading Democratic presidential candidate, Hillary Rodham Clinton, said she never knowingly sent or received classified information using her private email server and did not know what messages were being cited by ....

  • Afghan intelligence arrest Taliban group commander in Helmand

    Date: 2015-07-25 15:14:31 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:55 - ID:3040217

    KABUL, July 25 (MENA) - Afghan intelligenceThe Afghan Intelligence – National Directorate of Security (NDS) said that a Taliban group was arrested following a military operation by the Afghan intelligence operatives A statement by NDS said the ....

  • Daesh makes three times as much from oil smuggling as previously thought -- report

    Date: 2015-07-24 22:39:55 GMT - USA - World - SN:81 - ID:3036725

    WASHINGTON, July 24 (MENA) - Two US counter-terrorism officials said on Friday that intelligence gathered from a US raid in Syria details Daesh finances , revealing millions of dollars in oil wealth. In an interview with the NBC News a senior U.S. ....

  • Pentagon: US airstrike kills al Qaeda leader in Afghanistan

    Date: 2015-07-24 14:15:52 GMT - USA - World - SN:48 - ID:3035069

    WASHINGTON, July 24 (MENA) - A US airstrike has killed a senior al Qaeda leader in Afghanistan, the Pentagon said on Friday, Washington Post reported. In a statement, the Pentagon said the strike killed Abu Khalil al Sudani, who was described as ....

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