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  • Rome's Ciampino airport partially re-opens after fire alert

    Date: 2019-02-19 12:50:07 GMT - Italy - World - SN:63 - ID:7812017

    ROME, Feb 19 (MENA) - Rome's Ciampino airport partially reopened on Tuesday following a fire alert in the terminal. The airport was closed as a precaution after smoke was seen coming from a basement area, euronews reported, quoting a spokeswoman ....

  • Bernie Sanders launches second presidential campaign

    Date: 2019-02-19 12:17:12 GMT - USA - World - SN:55 - ID:7811928

    WASHINGTON, Feb 19 (MENA) - After months of deliberation, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders announced Tuesday that he is running for president again in 2020, CNN reported. It will be Sanders' second consecutive bid for the Democratic nomination after ....

  • Ciampino airport in Rome closed due to fire

    Date: 2019-02-19 09:20:32 GMT - Italy - World - SN:22 - ID:7811488

    ROME, Feb 19 (MENA) - All passengers and staff were evacuated Tuesday from Ciampino Airport in Rome due to a fire, La Repubblica reports. According to the newspaper, flights have been canceled. Law enforcement officers and firefighters have ....

  • Two Surya Kiran aircraft crash during practice at Aero India in Bengaluru, pilot dead

    Date: 2019-02-19 08:19:48 GMT - India - World - SN:15 - ID:7811351

    NEW DELHI, Feb 10 (MENA) - Two Indian aircraft crashed on Tuesday at an airbase, the News International quoted local media as saying. The reports said the aircraft came down during a rehearsal for an airshow in Bengaluru city of India. The ....

  • White House confirms new trade talks with China

    Date: 2019-02-19 08:06:40 GMT - USA - World - SN:13 - ID:7811332

    WASHINGTON, Feb 19 (MENA) - The White House has confirmed a new round of planned trade talks with China, The Hill newspaper reported. "Today, President Donald J. Trump announced that the United States will welcome an official delegation from ....

  • 32 killed, wounded in clash between Afghan forces, Taliban militants

    Date: 2019-02-18 17:24:45 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:64 - ID:7810841

    KABUL, Feb 18 (MENA) - At least 32 people including Taliban militants and soldiers of the Afghan Local Police were killed and wounded during an overnight clash in Qaisar district of Faryab province. The Afghan Military in a statement said the ....

  • 22 killed, 12 wounded in bus crash in Bolivia

    Date: 2019-02-18 17:18:24 GMT - Bolivia - World - SN:63 - ID:7810844

    LA PAS, Feb 18, (MENA) - A passenger bus crashed head-on with a dump truck in southern Bolivia on Monday, killing at least 24 people and injuring 12 more, police said. The accident occurred in a dense fog on the high-plains highway connecting ....

  • UK: Facebook labelled 'digital gangsters' by report on fake news

    Date: 2019-02-18 10:32:41 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:26 - ID:7809840

    LONDON, Feb 18 (MENA) - Facebook deliberately broke privacy and competition law and should urgently be subject to statutory regulation, according to a devastating UK parliamentary report denouncing the company and its executives as “digital ....

  • Militants kill 6 Pakistani troops in southwest near Iran

    Date: 2019-02-18 06:07:21 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:2 - ID:7809441

    ISLAMABAD, Feb 18 (MENA) - Pakistani police say militants in two attacks on security forces killed six paramilitary troops in the southwestern Baluchistan bordering Iran, The Province reported. Local police officer Hidayat Ullah said Monday ....

  • Heather Nauert withdraws from consideration as UN ambassador

    Date: 2019-02-17 21:35:09 GMT - USA - World - SN:96 - ID:7809348

    WASHINGTON, Feb 17 (MENA) – US State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said Saturday she has withdrawn from consideration as UN ambassador, CNN reported. US President Donald Trump had previously announced he was picking Nauert, but the formal ....

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