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  • Colombia coal mine collapse traps 12 men

    Date: 2014-10-31 18:19:03 GMT - Colombia - World - SN:89 - ID:1238989

    BOGOTA, Oct 31 (MENA) – Colombian authorities on Friday said a coal mine collapse has trapped 12 men, Fox News reported. Rescue will be difficult, officials added. The country's mining and energy ministry said the collapse occurred with a sudden ....

  • Dutch PM: more remains recovered from Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 disaster site in Ukraine

    Date: 2014-10-31 17:12:48 GMT - Netherlands - World - SN:84 - ID:1238793

    AMSTERDAM, Oct 31 (MENA) - The Dutch prime minister says investigators have recovered an unspecified number of human remains from the site in eastern Ukraine where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down, Fox News reported. Speaking at his ....

  • France welcomes Burkina Faso leader's resignation

    Date: 2014-10-31 16:55:26 GMT - France - World - SN:82 - ID:1238753

    PARIS, Oct 31 (MENA) - France welcomed on Friday the resignation of Burkina Faso's president Blaise Compaore after days of street protests against his bid to seek a new mandate, saying the move "allows a solution to be found to the crisis", Daily ....

  • British jets scramble to intercept Russian bombers over North Sea

    Date: 2014-10-31 16:32:33 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:76 - ID:1238541

    LONDON, Oct 31 (MENA) - Nato has sounded a warning after 26 Russian bombers, tankers and fighter jets on military exercises were intercepted around Europe in just 24 hours, Daily Mail reported Friday. Jets were scrambled by the RAF and allies in ....

  • China pledges financial aid to Afghanistan

    Date: 2014-10-31 15:52:23 GMT - China - World - SN:74 - ID:1238317

    BEIJING, Oct 31 (MENA) - China Friday pledged to provide a non-reimbursable assistance of 500 million yuan ($81.43 million) to Afghanistan this year, authorities said. China will provide a non-reimbursable assistance of 1.5 billion yuan (about ....

  • Spanish gov't urges top court to block Catalonia's plans for alternative independence vote

    Date: 2014-10-31 15:32:39 GMT - Spain - World - SN:71 - ID:1238253

    MADRID, Oct 31 (MENA) - Spain's government is asking the country's Constitutional Court to block plans by the powerful northeastern region of Catalonia to hold an informal independence poll Nov. 9, Fox News reported Friday. Catalan authorities ....

  • Huge fire breaks out at French public radio HQ

    Date: 2014-10-31 13:39:46 GMT - France - World - SN:58 - ID:1237789

    PARIS, Oct 31 (MENA) - The headquarters of French public radio network Radio France were being evacuated Friday after a fire broke out at the Paris building, France 24 reported. Photos posted on Twitter showed large plumes of black smoke rising ....

  • Russian humanitarian aid convoy arrives at Russian-Ukrainian border

    Date: 2014-10-31 13:36:07 GMT - Russia - World - SN:57 - ID:1237721

    MOSCOW, Oct 31 (MENA) - The humanitarian aid convoy of the Russian Emergencies Ministry has arrived at the Russian-Ukrainian border near the city of Donetsk in Russia's Rostov region on Friday, the Itar-Tass reported. The cargo customs clearance ....

  • Burkina Faso President Blaise Compaore ousted, army says

    Date: 2014-10-31 13:30:41 GMT - Burkina Faso - World - SN:56 - ID:1237737

    OUAGADOUGOU, Oct 31 (MENA) - Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaore is no longer in power, an army spokesman has told demonstrators in the capital, Ouagadougou, the BBC reported Friday. Mr Compaore had earlier said he would step down after a ....

  • Intelligence report says Al Qaeda trying to influence Muslims in Czech

    Date: 2014-10-31 12:17:12 GMT - Czech - World - SN:50 - ID:1237257

    PRAGUE, Oct 31 (MENA) - Al Qaeda radicals are striving to spread their ideology to Muslims in the Czech Republic, the Czech Military Intelligence Service said in its annual report on Friday. According to the report, the bids are occurring largely ....

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