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  • Airstrikes, armed clashes leave 12 Taliban militants dead

    Date: 2019-10-10 08:50:47 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:10 - ID:8138549

    KABUL, Oct 10 (MENA) - A series of airstrikes and armed clashes left at least 12 Taliban militants dead in northern Balkh province of Afghanistan, The Khaama Press reported Thursday. The 209th Shaheen Corps said in a statement the security forces ....

  • Pakistani soldier martyred, civilians injured in Indian firing across LoC

    Date: 2019-10-10 07:35:20 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:7 - ID:8138478

    ISLAMABAD, Oct 10 (MENA) - A Pakistani soldier was martyred and two civilians injured after Indian troops resorted to "unprovoked" firing from across the Line of Control in Baroh and Chirikot sectors, the Pakistani Geo News reported on Thursday, ....

  • Japan's Akira Yoshino among trio of scientists awarded Nobel Prize in chemistry

    Date: 2019-10-09 11:44:23 GMT - Sweden - World - SN:37 - ID:8137275

    STOCKHOLM, Oct 9 (MENA) - The 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been awarded to a trio of scientists for the development of lithium-ion batteries, including Japan’s Akira Yoshino, John Goodenough of the United States and Britain’s Stanley ....

  • Earthquake of 5.5 magnitude registered in Kazakhstan's Almaty region

    Date: 2019-10-09 10:52:25 GMT - Kazakhstan - World - SN:28 - ID:8137226

    ASTANA, Oct 9 (MENA) - An earthquake of 5.5 magnitude was registered in Kazakhstan's Almaty region at 3:49am local time on Wednesday, the press service of the emergencies services in Almaty region reported. The earthquake's epicenter was 140 km ....

  • UNAMA Report: 30 Afghan civilians killed in US airstrike in Farah in May

    Date: 2019-10-09 09:44:46 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:21 - ID:8137071

    KABUL, Oct 9 (MENA) - The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan released a report on Wednesday claiming that at least 30 civilians were killed and nine wounded in a US airstrike in Farah province on May 5, according to the Afghan ....

  • Russian security cracks down on 'Charity Organisation' of Over 100 Daesh supporters

    Date: 2019-10-09 09:42:51 GMT - Russia - World - SN:20 - ID:8137030

    MOSCOW, Oct 9 (MENA) - Russian law enforcers have debunked a fake charity organisation which united over 100 supporters of Daesh who sent over 6 million rubles (about $92,000) to terrorists in Syria, the Federal Security Service (FSB) said on ....

  • Policeman injured in targeted attack in Karachi

    Date: 2019-10-09 08:45:48 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:14 - ID:8136966

    ISLAMABAD, Oct 9 (MENA) - Sub Inspector Syed Ghous Alam was injured after gunmen opened fire on his vehicle near Khudadad Colony in Karachi Wednesday morning, Samaa TV reported. The policeman was travelling to court when unidentified men on ....

  • Afghan Special Forces kill, detain 19 militants; destroy weapons caches in 4 provinces

    Date: 2019-10-09 07:41:42 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:11 - ID:8136914

    KABUL, Oct 9 (MENA) - The Afghan Special Forces killed four Taliban militants and detained 15 others during the operations in the past 24 hours, Khaama Press news agency reported. The military officials said Wednesday that the forces also ....

  • Qaeda leader for Indian subcontinent killed in Afghanistan

    Date: 2019-10-08 15:30:10 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:71 - ID:8136337

    KABUL, Oct 8 (MENA) - The leader of the Al Qaeda terrorist group for the Indian subcontinent Asim Umar was killed during an operation in Helmand province of Afghanistan, the National Directorate of Security said on Tuesday. The Afghan security ....

  • FT: Trump faces Republican backlash over Syria troop withdrawal

    Date: 2019-10-08 13:42:03 GMT - USA - World - SN:56 - ID:8135857

    WASHINGTON, Oct 8 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump drew condemnation from the highest levels of his Republican party after he appeared to give Turkey the green light to launch a military incursion into Syria against US-backed Kurdish militias that ....

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