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  • 6.8 earthquake strikes off of Indonesia, sparking brief tsunami warning and sending terrified locals fleeing from homes

    Date: 2019-04-12 15:19:05 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:46 - ID:7894531

    JAKARTA, April 12 (MENA) – A powerful 6.8-magnitude earthquake rocked Indonesia Friday, sparking a brief tsunami warning and sending terrified residents running for higher ground, the Daily Mail reported. Panic broke out as buildings swayed and ....

  • Pence: Trump is expressing frustration of Americans

    Date: 2019-04-12 15:05:37 GMT - USA - World - SN:44 - ID:7894517

    WASHINGTON, April 12 (MENA) – US Vice President Mike Pence said that US President Donald Trump expressed the Americans’ frustration over the situation in the northern borders with Mexico. "I think what you hear the President expressing is the ....

  • ICC judges reject prosecution request to open investigation in Afghanistan

    Date: 2019-04-12 13:05:57 GMT - Netherlands - World - SN:36 - ID:7894427

    AMSTERDAM, April 12 (MENA) - International Criminal Court judges on Friday rejected a request by the prosecutor to open an investigation into possible war crimes during the conflict in Afghanistan, citing a lack of evidence and a poor outlook on ....

  • Malaysian FM affirms necessity to bolster efforts to fight terrorism

    Date: 2019-04-12 11:04:09 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:28 - ID:7894158

    KUALA LUMPUR, April 12 (MENA) - Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abduallah affirmed Friday the necessity of bolstering Malaysian efforts to counter all forms of terrorism including chemical terrorism. Addressing a workshop on legislation concerning ....

  • India: Pakistani army violates ceasefire in Kashmir

    Date: 2019-04-12 09:57:38 GMT - India - World - SN:23 - ID:7894054

    NEW DELHI, April 12 (MENA) - Pakistan's army opened fire Friday morning on line of control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir Province, an Indian military source said. The source, who preferred not to be named, added that Pakistan ....

  • Death toll from Pakistan market's blast hits 20

    Date: 2019-04-12 08:58:25 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:20 - ID:7894011

    ISLAMABAD, April 12 (MENA) - The death toll of a blast that rocked a fruit market in Pakistan’s southwestern city of Quetta Friday climbed to 20. As many as 48 people were injured by the blast, Pakistani news channel Geo News reported. Quetta ....

  • Death toll from Pakistan market's blast hits 16

    Date: 2019-04-12 08:12:09 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:12 - ID:7893862

    ISLAMABAD, April 12 (MENA) - The death toll of a blast that rocked a fruit market in Pakistan’s southwestern city of Quetta Friday climbed to 16. As many as 30 people were injured by the blast, Pakistani news channel Geo News reported. Quetta ....

  • N.Korea's leader re-elected as chairman of State Affairs Commission

    Date: 2019-04-12 07:25:58 GMT - south korea - World - SN:9 - ID:7893808

    SEOUL/PYONGYANG, April 12 (MENA) - North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has been re-elected as chairman of the State Affairs Commission (SAC), the communist state's highest seat of power, in a key parliamentary meeting, the Korean Central News Agency ....

  • Bomb kills 14 in Pakistan’s Quetta

    Date: 2019-04-12 06:41:11 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:7 - ID:7893791

    ISLAMABAD, April 12 (MENA) - At least 14 people were killed in a bomb blast Friday at a fruit market in Pakistan’s southwestern city of Quetta. Senior police official Abdul Razaq Cheema was quoted by Alarabiya TV channel as saying that “We have 14 ....

  • IMF says Brexit delay means businesses face more uncertainty

    Date: 2019-04-11 18:03:13 GMT - USA - World - SN:61 - ID:7893497

    WASHINGTON, April 11 (MENA) - The decision to extend the UK’s Brexit deadline will mean another six months of uncertainty for business, the head of the International Monetary Fund has warned. Christine Lagarde, the IMF’s managing director said ....

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