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  • 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 ....

  • Several Taliban militants killed in separate airstrikes by Afghan, Coalition forces

    Date: 2019-01-12 09:51:57 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:14 - ID:7753170

    KABUL, Jan 12 (MENA) - At least 26 Taliban militants were killed in separate operations and airstrikes conducted by the Afghan and Coalition Forces over the past 24 hours. According to informed military sources, Afghan Special Operations Forces ....

  • Gas leak cause of central Paris explosion: French police

    Date: 2019-01-12 09:30:04 GMT - France - World - SN:12 - ID:7753141

    PARIS, Jan 12 (MENA) - French officers said on Saturday that the explosion that hit central Paris is believed to have been caused by a gas leak, Sky News reported. France's Prefecture de Police say the blast occurred in a bakery on the Rue de ....

  • S. Korea, US to hold third 'working group' meeting on N. Korea next week

    Date: 2019-01-12 09:06:14 GMT - south korea - World - SN:10 - ID:7753058

    SEOUL, Jan 12 (MENA) - South Korea and the United States are expected to hold their third "working group" meeting on North Korea next week, diplomatic sources in Seoul said Saturday. Seoul's top nuclear envoy, Lee Do-hoon, and his American ....

  • Explosion rocks Paris building

    Date: 2019-01-12 09:04:04 GMT - France - World - SN:9 - ID:7753108

    PARIS, Jan 12 (MENA) - An explosion rocked a building in central Paris today causing it to partially collapse and leaving numerous casualties, Paris firefighters said. It is believed the cause of the blast may have been a gas explosion, the Daily ....

  • Top US Navy officer to visit China amid heightened tensions

    Date: 2019-01-12 08:56:16 GMT - USA - World - SN:8 - ID:7753057

    WASHINGTON, Jan 12 (MENA) - The US Navy's top officer will visit China starting Sunday amid increasing frictions in the South China Sea and other tensions underscoring their rivalry for dominance in Asia, ABC News reported on Saturday. Chief of ....

  • Rep. Tulsi Gabbard says she will run for president in 2020

    Date: 2019-01-12 07:07:49 GMT - USA - World - SN:6 - ID:7753010

    WASHINGTON, Jan 12 (MENA) - Representative Tulsi Gabbard said Friday she will run for president in 2020, CNN reported. I have decided to run and will be making a formal announcement within the next week," the Hawaii Democrat told CNN's Van Jones ....

  • 30,000 irregular migration deaths, disappearances between 2014-2018: IOM Report

    Date: 2019-01-11 16:08:14 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:38 - ID:7752627

    GENEVA, Jan 11 (MENA) - At least 30,510 people died during irregular migration between 2014 and 2018, according to the International Organization for Migration’s (IOM) Missing Migrants Project reports. More than 19,000 deaths and disappearances ....

  • US military begins removing equipment from Syria, signaling withdrawal

    Date: 2019-01-11 15:43:28 GMT - USA - World - SN:36 - ID:7752595

    WASHINGTON, Jan 11 (MENA) - The first US military ground equipment has been withdrawn from Syria in recent days, signaling the beginning of the drawdown ordered by US President Donald Trump, according to an administration official with direct ....

  • 10 Taliban militants killed, 2 others arrested in north Afghanistan

    Date: 2019-01-11 15:17:00 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:34 - ID:7752495

    KABUL, Jan 11 (MENA) - At least ten Taliban militants have been killed and two key members of the terrorist group have been arrested in operations conducted by the Afghan Special Forces in northern Faryab province of Afghanistan, Khaama press news ....

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