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  • UK govt denounces Sinai terror attack

    Date: 2014-10-25 09:55:28 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:26 - ID:1194637

    LONDON, Oct 25 (MENA) - The UK government condemned the terrorist attack against Egyptian army soldiers, which occurred Friday in North Sinai and left dozens killed and injured. In a statement, UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said "I strongly ....

  • 16 killed in China coal mine collapse

    Date: 2014-10-25 07:14:17 GMT - China - World - SN:10 - ID:1193653

    BEIJING, Oct 25 (MENA) - A coal mine shaft collapsed in northwestern China, killing 16 miners, Fox News said Saturday. Another 11 miners were injured in the disaster that struck just before midnight Friday in Tiechanggou township outside the ....

  • Nepal bus crash kills 14, injures dozens

    Date: 2014-10-25 07:09:50 GMT - Nepal - World - SN:8 - ID:1193629

    KATMANDU, Oct 25 (MENA) - A Nepal bus packed with people, including Israeli tourists and locals heading home for a Hindu festival, veered off a mountain highway, killing 14 and injuring dozens, Fox News said Saturday. Among those killed Friday ....

  • Student dead, others wounded in shooting in Seattle school

    Date: 2014-10-24 22:05:50 GMT - USA - World - SN:123 - ID:1193053

    WASHINGTON, Oct 24 (MENA) - A student opened fire on Friday in a high school cafeteria north of Seattle, killing at least one person and shooting several others in the head, the New York Post quoted officials as saying. The gunman also died in ....

  • Suspicious yellow powder causes evacuations at 3 consulates in Turkey

    Date: 2014-10-24 21:40:31 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:119 - ID:1192909

    ISTANBUL, Oct 24 (MENA) - Turkish authorities said Friday the consulates of Canada, Belgium and Germany in Istanbul have been evacuated after receiving suspicious packages, Fox News reported Dogan Eskinat, a spokesman for Turkey's emergence ....

  • Japan expanding measures to prevent Ebola outbreak

    Date: 2014-10-24 21:38:52 GMT - Japan - World - SN:118 - ID:1192921

    TOKYO, Oct 24 (MENA) - Japan announced expansion of measures to prevent an outbreak of Ebola in the country, Japan's national public broadcasting organization, NHK reported on Friday. The epidemic is mainly affecting West Africa. More than 9,900 ....

  • China donates $81 million to fight Ebola in West Africa

    Date: 2014-10-24 18:58:41 GMT - China - World - SN:103 - ID:1192161

    BEIJING, Oct 24 (MENA) - China has pledged to provide $81 million in aid to help fight Ebola in the three West African countries at the heart of the crisis, Fox News reported on Friday. The Foreign Ministry says President Xi Jinping made the ....

  • UK says increasing violence threatens Libya's future

    Date: 2014-10-24 18:17:19 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:99 - ID:1191949

    LONDON, Oct 24 (MENA) - Farah Dakhlallah, British Foreign Office spokeswoman, said on Friday that the escalating violence in Libya, especially in Tripoli and Benghazi, threatens the country's future. In a tweet, she said that there was a pressing ....

  • Lavrov to Kerry: Russia insists on political dialogue between Kiev, Donbas

    Date: 2014-10-24 18:09:43 GMT - Russia - World - SN:98 - ID:1192157

    MOSCOW, Oct 24 (MENA) - Future relations between Kiev and self-proclaimed regions in East Ukraine must be determined through peaceful negotiations, RIA Novosti quoted Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov as saying on Friday. Lavrov discussed ....

  • Taliban militants kill five civilians in Afghan province

    Date: 2014-10-24 17:39:44 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:94 - ID:1191941

    KABUL, Oct 24 (MENA) - At least five civilians were killed after a group of Taliban militants opened fire on a civilian car in eastern Nangarhar province, Khama press reported Friday. Provincial police spokesman, Hazrat Hussain Mashriqwal said ....

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