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  • 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 ....

  • FSB detects cell that gathered funds for Daesh militants in Syria

    Date: 2019-01-21 08:58:25 GMT - Russia - World - SN:22 - ID:7766980

    MOSCOW, Jan 21 (MENA) - The Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) has detected an undercover cell which had been collecting funds for the international terrorist organization Daes, which is outlawed in Russia, the FSB Center for Public Relations ....

  • Poll: Majority of Britons do not want second referendum on Brexit

    Date: 2019-01-21 08:55:25 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:21 - ID:7766977

    LONDON, Jan 21 (MENA) - Most Britons do not want a second EU membership referendum, according to a poll revealed by Daily Express ahead of yet another crunch Brexit week for the government. The survey also revealed the UK was divided over whether ....

  • Billionaire fortunes grew by $2.5 billion a day last year as poorest saw their wealth fall

    Date: 2019-01-21 08:55:06 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:20 - ID:7766971

    LONDON, Jan 21 (MENA) - Billionaire fortunes increased by 12 percent last year – or $2.5 billion a day - while the 3.8 billion people who make up the poorest half of humanity saw their wealth decline by 11 percent, reveals a new report from ....

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