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  • Taliban claims responsibility for suicide bombing in eastern Afghanistan

    Date: 2019-10-16 08:33:54 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:13 - ID:8147062

    KABUL, Oct 16 (MENA) - The Taliban movement on Wednesday claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing that took place in Laghman province in eastern Afghanistan, leaving two persons killed and 26 others injured, Tolo News TV reported. The ....

  • Volkswagen delays final approval for Turkey plant following Syria incursion

    Date: 2019-10-15 14:22:16 GMT - Germany - World - SN:57 - ID:8146165

    BERLIN, Oct 15 (MENA) - Automotive giant Volkswagen AG has delayed final approval for building a new car plant in Turkey, becoming the first major international company to reconsider an investment in the country following its incursion in northern ....

  • China urges Turkey to halt military action in Syria

    Date: 2019-10-15 11:06:29 GMT - China - World - SN:30 - ID:8145577

    BEIJING, Oct 15 (MENA) - China’s foreign ministry urged Turkey on Tuesday to stop military action in Syria and “come back to the right track.” Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang made the comments at a daily briefing in Beijing, National ....

  • NATO, Afghanistan join forces to fight terrorism

    Date: 2019-10-15 08:08:25 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:13 - ID:8145408

    KABUL, Oct 15 (MENA) - NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said NATO allies and partners stand shoulder to shoulder with Afghanistan to make its security forces stronger in order to fight international terrorism and achieve lasting peace. He ....

  • Afghan special forces kill, detain 7 Taliban militants in security operations

    Date: 2019-10-15 06:27:22 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:3 - ID:8145300

    KABUL, Oct 15 (MENA) - The Afghan Special Forces killed 4 Taliban militants, arrested 3 others and destroyed multiple caches of weapons in 5 provinces in southern Afghanistan, Khaama Press reported. The military officials said the special Forces ....

  • 13 police killed by suspected cartel gunmen in west Mexico

    Date: 2019-10-15 06:10:38 GMT - Mexico - World - SN:1 - ID:8145280

    MEXICO CITY, Oct 15 (MENA) - At least 13 police officers were killed and three others injured Monday in an attack by gunmen in the western state of Michoacan, a region where violence attributed to organized crime groups has risen in recent months, ....

  • Typhoon death toll nears 60

    Date: 2019-10-14 15:40:58 GMT - Japan - World - SN:42 - ID:8144765

    TOKYO, Oct 14 (MENA) - The death toll from Typhoon Hagibisnow stands at 58 as cleanup efforts are underway in many areas, according to NHK World- Japan. A Panamanian-registered cargo ship with a capacity of 12 people sank off the coast of ....

  • 2 Americans, French win 2019 Nobel Economic Sciences Prize

    Date: 2019-10-14 12:56:27 GMT - Sweden - World - SN:33 - ID:8144315

    STOCKHOLM, Oct 14 (MENA) - The 2019 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel was awarded on Monday by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in Stockholm to Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer for their ....

  • Japan ramps up rescue efforts

    Date: 2019-10-14 09:00:35 GMT - Japan - World - SN:18 - ID:8143871

    TOKYO, Oct 14 (MENA) - Japan ramped up rescue efforts on Sunday for survivors of a typhoon that brought record-breaking amounts of rain, flooding huge swaths of residential districts and leaving at least 35 dead and nearly 20 others missing, Kyodo ....

  • New African swine fever case reported in NW China

    Date: 2019-10-14 08:22:22 GMT - China - World - SN:15 - ID:8143914

    BEIJING, Oct 14 (MENA) - China has confirmed a new case of African swine fever in its northwestern Gansu Province, Xinhua reported Monday. The disease was detected in a cooperative in Minxian County, Dingxi City. Among the 287 pigs in the ....

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