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  • Charlie Hebdo attack suspect arrested

    Date: 2018-12-23 09:31:17 GMT - France - World - SN:16 - ID:7726752

    PARIS, Dec 23 (MENA) - A French terror suspect linked by police to the 2015 attack on Charlie Hebdo that killed 12 people has been arrested in Djibouti, The Guardian reported. Peter Cherif, 36, also known as Abou Hamza, is to be transferred to ....

  • UN General Assembly adopts Ukraine's resolution on Russia's Crimea

    Date: 2018-12-23 08:51:28 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:14 - ID:7726693

    NEW YORK, Dec 23 (MENA) - The United Nations General Assembly adopted the Ukrainian resolution on human rights violations in Crimea. A total of 65 countries voted for the adoption of the document, 27 countries voted against, while 70 others ....

  • Drone strike targets militants in Farah province

    Date: 2018-12-23 07:59:08 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:13 - ID:7726672

    KABUL, Dec 23 (MENA) - At least four militants were killed in a drone strike in western Farah province of Afghanistan, Khaama Press quoted the Afghan Military in the West as saying. According to a statement released by 207th Zafar Corps of the ....

  • Indonesia tsunami kills 168; 745 missing

    Date: 2018-12-23 07:42:26 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:11 - ID:7726655

    JAKARTA, Dec 23 (MENA) - A tsunami, thought to have been caused by a volcanic eruption, hit Indonesia's Sunda Strait on Saturday, leaving at least 168 people dead, Sky News reported. The country's disaster agency said that 745 others are ....

  • Australian embassy seeing if nationals among dead in Indonesia's tsunami

    Date: 2018-12-23 06:47:24 GMT - Australia - World - SN:7 - ID:7726590

    CANBERRA, Dec 23 (MENA) - The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade is working to determine if any Australians are among the 62 dead in a tsunami which hit beaches in Indonesia, SBS News reported. Five-metre waves hit the tourist hotspot of ....

  • Tsunami triggered by volcano sweeps Indonesia beach; 62 dead

    Date: 2018-12-23 05:34:42 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:1 - ID:7726580

    JAKARTA, Dec 23 (MENA) - A tsunami apparently caused by the eruption of an island volcano killed at least 62 people around Indonesia's Sunda Strait, sending a wall of water crashing some 65 feet (20 meters) inland and sweeping away hundreds of ....

  • Top US envoy in Daesh fight resigns

    Date: 2018-12-22 18:04:07 GMT - USA - World - SN:44 - ID:7726399

    WASHINGTON, Dec 22 (MENA) - Special presidential envoy for the Global Coalition to Defeat Daesh Brett McGurk submitted his resignation on Friday, CBS News reported. McGurk, who had been planning to exit his post in February 2019, informed US ....

  • Death toll from Mogadishu blasts rises to 17

    Date: 2018-12-22 16:31:29 GMT - Somalia - World - SN:39 - ID:7726191

    MOGADISHU, Dec 22 (MENA) - At least 17 people have been killed in two blasts near the presidential palace in the capital Mogadishu, Somali police said. In addition, 25 others were wounded in the bombings on Saturday morning, Shabelle Media ....

  • Death toll from Somalia blast near presidential palace rises to 16

    Date: 2018-12-22 13:44:24 GMT - Somalia - World - SN:32 - ID:7726027

    MOGADISHU, Dec 22 (MENA) - The death toll from a blast that took place when an explosives-packed vehicle detonated at a military checkpoint near Somalia's presidential palace jumped to at least 16, ABC News quoted police as saying. The ....

  • Six militants killed in encounter in Jammu and Kashmir, say police

    Date: 2018-12-22 07:27:03 GMT - India - World - SN:11 - ID:7725424

    NEW DELHI, Dec 22 (MENA) - The Indian Police on Saturday said that six militants were killed in a gunfight between Indian soldiers and militants in the Indian part of Kashmir, reported ABC network. The police said that a search operation was ....

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