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  • 4.2-magnitude earthquake jolts Indonesia's Jayapura

    Date: 2019-01-05 07:19:36 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:7 - ID:7743337

    JAKARTA, Jan 5 (MENA) - An earthquake measuring 4.2 on the Richter Scale jolted Jayapura District, Papua Province, on Friday at 8:15 a.m. local time. The quake`s epicenter was located at 2.46 degree southern latitude and 140.55 degree eastern ....

  • Taliban threaten oil fields in northern Afghanistan

    Date: 2019-01-04 17:28:41 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:58 - ID:7743031

    KABUL, Jan 4 (MENA) - Taliban fighters are threatening major oil wells near the northern Afghan city of Sar-e Pul following days of fighting in which dozens of members of the security forces have been killed and wounded, Euronews quoted officials ....

  • Japan urges South Korea to avoid unfair measures in forced labor case

    Date: 2019-01-04 17:26:33 GMT - Japan - World - SN:57 - ID:7743010

    TOKYO, Jan 4 (MENA) - Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono on Friday urged his South Korean counterpart to take prompt steps to avoid measures unfair to Japanese companies in the wake of South Korea's claim against a Japanese firm over wartime forced ....

  • Man killed himself after stealing delivery truck and taxi during Sydney rampage

    Date: 2019-01-04 17:25:41 GMT - Australia - World - SN:56 - ID:7743069

    CANBERRA, Jan 4 (MENA) - A man who sparked a high-speed chase through Sydney after ramming into a police car used a stolen delivery truck and a taxi to plough into several other vehicles before stabbing a pedestrian and killing himself, Sky News ....

  • Explosion outside AfD office in eastern Germany

    Date: 2019-01-04 16:46:57 GMT - Germany - World - SN:53 - ID:7742976

    BERLIN, Jan 3 (MENA) - German authorities have detained three suspects following a blast which started a fire in the AfD's local office in Döbeln, officials said on Friday. The men, aged 29, 32, and 50, are suspected of detonating an "unknown ....

  • Police destroy 'viable explosive device' found in Greater Manchester

    Date: 2019-01-04 15:36:31 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:48 - ID:7742959

    LONDON, Jan 4 (MENA) - Five people have been arrested after police discovered a suspected homemade bomb at a house in Manchester, The Independent reported. A controlled explosion was carried out to destroy the device in Heywood on Thursday ....

  • Merkel unaffected by publication of German politicians' data: spokeswoman

    Date: 2019-01-04 15:14:52 GMT - Germany - World - SN:47 - ID:7742729

    BERLIN, Jan 4 (MENA) - No sensitive information from German Chancellor Angela Merkel's office was among the personal data of hundreds of German politicians published online, The New York Times cited government spokeswoman as saying on ....

  • Merkel to visit Greece this week

    Date: 2019-01-04 15:14:05 GMT - Germany - World - SN:46 - ID:7742870

    BERLIN, Jan 4 (MENA) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel will visit Greece next week for the first time in five years to hold talks with Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, Business Recorder reported. Merkel, who faced angry anti-austerity protests ....

  • WFP accuses Houthis of diverting relief supplies to non-beneficiaries

    Date: 2019-01-04 14:01:26 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:40 - ID:7742808

    GENEVA, Jan 4 (MENA) - The World Food Program (WFP) has accused the Houthis of diverting relief supplies to non-beneficiaries, calling for investigation and dismissing those involved, WAM reported Friday. In a statement, Herve Verhoosel, WFP ....

  • Ex-US marine accused of spying in Russia is British citizen

    Date: 2019-01-04 13:26:40 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:38 - ID:7742656

    CAIRO, Jan 4 (MENA) - The former US marine who is being held in Moscow on charges of spying is a British citizen, it has emerged, the Guardian reported. Paul Whelan, who is thought to be facing 20 years in a Russian prison if convicted, was ....

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