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  • Landslide engulfs children in central Indonesia, killing one

    Date: 2019-01-11 07:25:34 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:7 - ID:7751836

    JAKARTA, Jan 11 (MENA) - A landslide engulfed children playing near a cliff in central Indonesia, killing one and injuring several, the country's disaster agency said Friday. Agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho posted a video online that showed ....

  • Trump still determined to declare national emergency if talks on Mexico border wall fail

    Date: 2019-01-10 18:49:10 GMT - USA - World - SN:68 - ID:7751534

    WASHINGTON, Jan 10 (MENA) – US President Donald Trump on Thursday reasserted his determination to declare a national emergency to fund a wall along the southern border if Democrats refuse his demand for $5.7 billion to pay for one, The Wall Street ....

  • Russia sets new gas production record - Minister

    Date: 2019-01-10 16:46:01 GMT - Russia - World - SN:61 - ID:7751332

    MOSCOW, Jan 10 (MENA) - Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said that his country's energy companies have increased their production of natural gas by about 5% during the past year, bringing it to record 725 billion cubic meters. Novak made ....

  • Ford Europe to slash thousands of jobs in turnaround plan

    Date: 2019-01-10 15:22:00 GMT - USA - World - SN:54 - ID:7750930

    WASHINGTON, Jan 10 (MENA) - Ford on Thursday said it will cut thousands of jobs, exit unprofitable markets and discontinue loss-making vehicle lines as part of a turnaround effort aimed at achieving a 6 percent operating margin in Europe, Euronews ....

  • Taliban commander, 20 fighters killed in Balkh airstrike

    Date: 2019-01-10 13:54:47 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:41 - ID:7750881

    KABUL, Jan 10 (MENA) - A commander of the Taliban group Mullah Abdul Basir and his 20 fighters have been killed in an airstrike in northern Balkh province of Afghanistan, Khaama Press reported Thursday. The 209th Shaheen Corps of the Afghan ....

  • Suspect in Australian parcels scare faces up to 10 years in prison

    Date: 2019-01-10 11:29:14 GMT - Australia - World - SN:25 - ID:7750651

    SYDNEY, Jan 10 (MENA) - Australian police arrested a man after 38 packages allegedly containing asbestos were sent to foreign consulates in the cities of Melbourne, Canberra and Sydney, the Time reported. Savas Avan, 48, was arrested at his home ....

  • Afghan officials: Taliban attacks kill 21 policemen

    Date: 2019-01-10 10:00:53 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:18 - ID:7750544

    KABUL, Jan 10 (MENA) - Officials say a wave of Taliban attacks in western and northern Afghanistan the previous day has killed 21 members of the country's security forces, ABC News reported Thursday. Jamshed Shahabi, spokesman for the governor ....

  • Mexico finds 20 bodies, 17 of them burned, near U.S. border

    Date: 2019-01-10 09:35:16 GMT - Mexico - World - SN:16 - ID:7750447

    MEXICO CITY, Jan 10 (MENA) - Mexican authorities discovered 20 bodies on Wednesday, 17 of them burned, near the city of Nuevo Laredo, close to the US border, Euronews quoted a security official as saying Thursday. Five burned vehicles were also ....

  • Security staff strike at 3 German airports

    Date: 2019-01-10 09:31:07 GMT - Germany - World - SN:15 - ID:7750517

    BERLIN, Jan 10 (MENA) - Up to 110,000 travelers were expected to be affected by strikes in Cologne, Düsseldorf and Stuttgart. A major trade union is seeking a blanket minimum wage of 20 euros per hour for security staff at all hubs, Deutsche Welle ....

  • Australian police arrest man over suspicious packages sent to embassies and consulates

    Date: 2019-01-10 05:54:00 GMT - Australia - World - SN:1 - ID:7750268

    CANBERRA, Jan 10 (MENA) - Australian police have arrested a man suspected of sending more than two dozen suspicious packages to embassies and consulates throughout the country, authorities said Thursday in Australia. The 48-year-old man from ....

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