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  • Venezuelan congress leader briefly detained

    Date: 2019-01-14 06:20:02 GMT - Venezuela - World - SN:8 - ID:7755709

    CARACAS, Jan 13 (MENA) - Juan Guaido, the new head of Venezuela's increasingly defiant congress, was pulled from his vehicle and briefly detained by police Sunday, a day after the US backed him assuming the presidency as a way out of the country's ....

  • Gdansk mayor stabbed at charity event

    Date: 2019-01-14 06:08:43 GMT - Poland - World - SN:6 - ID:7755706

    WARSAW, Jan 14 (MENA) - The mayor of the Polish city of Gdansk has been seriously injured after being stabbed on stage at the country's biggest charity event, the BBC reported Monday. Pawel Adamowicz, 53, was taken to hospital, where he is in a ....

  • Indonesia finds cockpit voice recorder of crashed Lion Air jet

    Date: 2019-01-14 06:02:49 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:4 - ID:7755698

    JAKARTA, Jan 14 (MENA) - Indonesia has found the cockpit voice recorder from a Lion Air plane more than two months after the Boeing 737 MAX jet crashed into the sea near Jakarta, killing all 189 on board, euronews reported on Monday, quoting an ....

  • After killing 7 in Midwest, winter storm hits Washington DC

    Date: 2019-01-13 21:28:12 GMT - USA - World - SN:73 - ID:7755626

    WASHINGTON, Jan 13 (MENA) - A powerful winter storm that has left at least 7 dead and spawned winter weather alerts spanning 1,500 miles is targeting the US capital on Sunday, bringing the region its biggest amount of snow so far this season. The ....

  • Labor Party to demand vote of no confidence in May

    Date: 2019-01-13 20:39:21 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:69 - ID:7755623

    LONDON, Jan 13 (MENA) - UK Labor Party Leader Jeremy Corbyn pledged Labor will call a no-confidence motion in Theresa May's government "soon", while again indicating that if he became prime minister he would prefer to negotiate his own Brexit deal ....

  • 19 killed in China coal mine collapse

    Date: 2019-01-13 06:06:39 GMT - China - World - SN:2 - ID:7754202

    BEIJING, Jan 13 (MENA) - Nineteen miners were killed while another two remained trapped underground after a roof collapse happened in a coal mine in northwest China's Shaanxi Province, Xinhua news agency reported, quoting local authorities on ....

  • North Korea tells Japan it may raise wartime labor issue

    Date: 2019-01-12 22:01:04 GMT - Japan - World - SN:54 - ID:7754115

    TOKYO, Jan 12 (MENA) - North Korea told Japan that in any future bilateral talks it may raise the subject of wartime forced labor during Tokyo’s occupation of the Korean Peninsula until the end of World War II, diplomatic sources were quoted by the ....

  • 2 firefighters killed in Paris bakery blast; dozens injured

    Date: 2019-01-12 13:53:57 GMT - France - World - SN:26 - ID:7753581

    PARIS, Jan 12 (MENA) - French authorities said two firefighters were killed and 47 people injured in a powerful explosion and fire apparently caused by a gas leak at a Paris bakery Saturday that blasted out windows and overturned cars, ABC News ....

  • French interior minister: Situation is under control after gas explosion

    Date: 2019-01-12 11:00:03 GMT - France - World - SN:19 - ID:7753288

    PARIS, Jan 12 (MENA) - French Interior Minister Christophe Castaner said "the situation is under control" but warned the explosion had caused a "heavy toll," following the powerful blast that was apparently caused by a gas leak at a Paris bakery ....

  • 9 injured in Paris gas explosion - French police

    Date: 2019-01-12 10:57:28 GMT - France - World - SN:18 - ID:7753226

    PARIS, Jan 12 (MENA) - The massive explosion, caused by a gas leak and gutted the ground floor of a building in central Paris's shopping district on Saturday, seriously injured at least nine people, French police said. Authorities were on high ....

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