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  • Russian police detain drunken man who hijacked plane

    Date: 2019-01-22 15:54:16 GMT - Russia - World - SN:65 - ID:7769617

    MOSCOW, Jan 22 (MENA) - Russian police detained a drunken man who threatened the crew of a passenger plane flying Tuesday from a Siberian city to Moscow, forcing it to land shortly after take-off, ABC News reported. The Russian Investigative ....

  • Eiffel Tower closed to visitors due to snowy weather

    Date: 2019-01-22 13:15:57 GMT - France - World - SN:56 - ID:7769304

    PARIS, Jan 22 (MENA) - France's Eiffel Tower was closed on Tuesday to visitors because of the snowy weather in Paris, authorities said. "Due to the ongoing snowy weather, the Eiffel Tower is closed to the public for the moment. More information ....

  • Plane lands in Siberian city after man on board demanded to divert to Afghanistan

    Date: 2019-01-22 11:44:51 GMT - Russia - World - SN:37 - ID:7769167

    MOSCOW, Jan 22 (MENA) - An Aeroflot flight from the Siberian city of Surgut to Moscow was forced to land some 240km short of its destination, after a passenger reportedly demanded that the plane be diverted to Afghanistan, Russia Today reported ....

  • Footballer Emiliano Sala on missing plane

    Date: 2019-01-22 10:43:42 GMT - France - World - SN:31 - ID:7768909

    NANTES, France, Jan 22 (MENA) - There is "genuine concern" Premier League footballer Emiliano Sala was on a light aircraft which disappeared between France and Cardiff, the BBC reported. It is feared the Argentine striker was one of two people on ....

  • Japan court rejects second bail request by ex-Nissan chief Ghosn

    Date: 2019-01-22 07:41:00 GMT - Japan - World - SN:14 - ID:7768675

    TOKYO, Jan 22 (MENA) - The decision was expected as the court had previously judged him to be a flight risk who could potentially tamper with evidence. Even Ghosn's own lawyer has said his client will likely remain in jail until his trial, France 24 ....

  • Earthquake of magnitude 6 hits Indonesia's Sumbawa

    Date: 2019-01-22 07:34:49 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:13 - ID:7768676

    JAKARTA, Jan 22 (MENA) - An earthquake of magnitude 6 struck south of the city of Raba on Indonesia's central island of Sumbawa on Tuesday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. There was no immediate tsunami warning or reports of damage or ....

  • 7 Taliban militants killed, car bomb destroyed in separate coalition airstrikes

    Date: 2019-01-22 07:19:17 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:12 - ID:7768650

    KABUL, Jan 22 (MENA) - At least seven Taliban militants were killed, 3 others were wounded and a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device was destroyed during separate airstrikes conducted by the coalition forces, Khaama press reported. ....

  • UK PM tells parliament 'no second referendum'

    Date: 2019-01-21 18:05:44 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:77 - ID:7768255

    LONDON, Jan 21 (MENA) - UK Prime Minister Theresa May said that the option of the people's vote for leaving the EU would set a "difficult descendant" and "strengthen the hand" of those hoping to break up the UK. "I do not believe there is a ....

  • Taliban kills 100 Afghan security forces in Wardak

    Date: 2019-01-21 15:54:53 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:71 - ID:7768058

    KABUL, Jan 21 (MENA) - The Taliban killed more than 100 members of the Afghan security forces inside a military compound in central Maidan Wardak province on Monday, a senior defense official was quoted as saying by the Telegraph "We have ....

  • 12 killed, 30 wounded in Wardak attack

    Date: 2019-01-21 09:11:49 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:23 - ID:7766979

    KABUL, Jan 21 (MENA) - An Afghan official said a Taliban attack on a military base and police training center in eastern Maidan Wardak province has killed at least 12 people, mostly military personnel, and wounded over 30, Khaama Press news agency ....

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