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  • Indonesia tsunami: Death toll rises to 222, hundreds more injured

    Date: 2018-12-23 12:52:35 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:43 - ID:7727040

    JAKARTA, Dec 23 (MENA) - Indonesia's disaster agency said 222 people were dead and hundreds more injured after a tsunami struck coastal areas around the Sunda Strait between the islands of Sumatra and Java on Saturday night. "222 people are dead, ....

  • US envoy to coalition fighting Daesh resigns in protest of Trump’s Syria decision

    Date: 2018-12-23 11:49:20 GMT - USA - World - SN:35 - ID:7727005

    WASHINGTON, Dec 23 (MENA) - US envoy to the international coalition fighting the Islamic State Brett McGurk has resigned in protest of President Trump’s decision to abruptly withdraw US troops from Syria, The Washington Post reported. His ....

  • Qaeda terror group returns to target airliners and airports: UK minister

    Date: 2018-12-23 11:16:52 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:31 - ID:7726889

    LONDON, Dec 23 (MENA) - Al Qaeda is resurgent and seeking to carry out new terrorist atrocities against airliners and airports, The Sunday Times quoted security minister Ben Wallace as saying last night. The terrorist group behind the 9/11 ....

  • For Trump, ‘a war every day,’ waged increasingly alone -- NYT

    Date: 2018-12-23 10:18:15 GMT - USA - World - SN:18 - ID:7726776

    NEW YORK, Dec 23 (MENA) - When President Donald Trump grows frustrated with advisers during meetings, which is not an uncommon occurrence, he sits back in his chair, crosses his arms and scowls. Often he erupts. “Freaking idiots!” he calls his ....

  • 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 ....

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