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  • Indonesia landslide kills 18, leaves 90 missing

    Date: 2014-12-13 10:02:53 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:23 - ID:1526929

    JAKARTA, Dec 13 (MENA) - A mudslide set off by torrential rains rushed down hills into a village in central Indonesia and swept away scores of homes, killing at least 18 people and leaving 90 others missing, ABC News reported quoting officials as ....

  • 2 US troops, court official killed in Afghanistan

    Date: 2014-12-13 08:56:43 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:16 - ID:1526225

    KABUL, Dec 13 (MENA) - Separate insurgent attacks killed two US troops and a top Afghan court official, authorities said Saturday, part of a surging wave of militant assaults ahead of the withdrawal of most foreign troops at the end of the month, ....

  • Pakistan police: 4 Taliban plotting attack killed

    Date: 2014-12-13 08:37:10 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:14 - ID:1526001

    ISLAMABAD, Dec 13 (MENA) - A senior police officer in Pakistan says officers killed four Taliban fighters likely plotting to attack a planned Shiite rally, ABC News reported. Officer Rai Zameerul Haq says the four men were spotted traveling in a ....

  • Nicaragua: 8 fishermen rescued after boat capsized in Caribbean

    Date: 2014-12-13 08:18:41 GMT - Nicaragua - World - SN:13 - ID:1526105

    MANAGUA, Dec 13 (MENA) - Nicaraguan authorities have rescued eight more crewmen from a fishing boat that capsized in the Caribbean four days ago and are still searching for 18 others, according to ABC News. Navy officials said the lobster boat MN ....

  • Afghan police say Supreme Court official shot dead

    Date: 2014-12-13 07:10:42 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:8 - ID:1525729

    KABUL, Dec 13 (MENA) - Afghan officials say a senior official of the country's Supreme Court has been shot dead by gunmen in the capital, Kabul, The News Tribune reported Saturday. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack early Saturday ....

  • Indonesia landslide: Many missing in Java

    Date: 2014-12-13 05:56:48 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:6 - ID:1525477

    JAKARTA, Dec 13 (MENA) - At least eight people have died and more than 100 are missing after a landslide on Indonesia's main island of Java, the BBC reported Saturday. Heavy rain caused the landslide near Jemblung village in central ....

  • Pentagon: airstrikes against Daesh continue in Syria, Iraq

    Date: 2014-12-12 21:13:19 GMT - USA - World - SN:99 - ID:1525085

    WASHINGTON, Dec 12 (MENA) - US and partner-nation military forces have continued to attack terrorist Daesh sites in Syria and Iraq over the last three days, the US Department of Defense said on Friday. "Fighter and bomber aircraft have conducted ....

  • 26 fishermen still missing 3 days after Nicaraguan shipwreck

    Date: 2014-12-12 20:57:56 GMT - Nicaragua - World - SN:97 - ID:1525081

    MANAGUA, Dec 12 (MENA) - Nicaraguan authorities said they are searching for 26 fishermen missing since their ship capsized in the Caribbean three days ago, Fox News reported. Navy officials said the lobster boat, MN Wayward Wind, turned over in a ....

  • Berlin aims to open much-delayed airport in 2017

    Date: 2014-12-12 20:14:00 GMT - Germany - World - SN:96 - ID:1525033

    BERLIN, Dec 12 (MENA) - Berlin's new airport should be open within three years, barring further unforeseen problems, the ABC News reported Friday. German news agency dpa quoted Rainer Bretschneider, the deputy chairman of the airport's ....

  • UK flights resume after computer glitch restricts London airspace

    Date: 2014-12-12 18:29:26 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:87 - ID:1524621

    LONDON, Dec 12 (MENA) - The airspace around London is open after a 'computer glitch' temporarily halted and delayed flights in the United Kingdom, Fox News reported British National Air Traffic Services (NATS) said in a statement on Friday that ....

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