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  • Election staff among six wounded in Kabul suicide blast

    Date: 2018-10-29 06:00:19 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:5 - ID:7643586

    KABUL, Oct 29 (MENA) - A suicide bomber detonated his explosives close to the office of the Independent Election Commission in Kabul on Monday, Khaama Press reported. A spokesman for the Kabul Police Basir Mujahid confirmed the incident and said ....

  • Jair Bolsonaro declared Brazil's next president

    Date: 2018-10-29 05:25:29 GMT - Brazil - World - SN:2 - ID:7643555

    BRAZILIAN, Oct 29 (MENA) - A far-right, pro-gun, pro-torture populist has been elected as Brazil’s next president after a drama-filled and deeply divisive election that looks set to radically reforge the future of the world’s fourth biggest ....

  • Lion Air plane with 189 people crashes in Indonesia

    Date: 2018-10-29 05:12:44 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:1 - ID:7643550

    JAKARTA, Oct 29 (MENA) - A plane carrying 189 people from Jakarta to another Indonesian city crashed into the sea on Monday, prompting a desperate search for survivors and questions about why the aircraft went down despite clear skies, The New York ....

  • Turkey strikes Kurdish positions in northern Syria

    Date: 2018-10-28 15:12:41 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:59 - ID:7642955

    ANKARA, Oct 28 (MENA) - The Turkish army has struck Kurdish targets in northern Syria. Sources said that artillery strikes hit positions belonging to the Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units, or YPG, in Zor Moghar, the Daily Mail reported on ....

  • Pope Francis slams US Pittsburgh synagogue shooting

    Date: 2018-10-28 12:35:14 GMT - Vatican - World - SN:41 - ID:7642685

    VATICAN, Oct 28 (MENA) - Pope Francis denounced Pittsburgh's Jewish community following the massacre at a synagogue there, denouncing the "inhuman act of violence" and praying for an end to the "flames of hatred" that fueled it, ABC news ....

  • US drones strike Taliban vehicle in southeast Afghanistan

    Date: 2018-10-28 12:11:44 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:35 - ID:7642561

    KABUL, Oct 28 (MENA) - At least five militants were killed after U.S. drones bombed a vehicle of Taliban militants in southeastern Paktia province of Afghanistan, Khaama Press Agency reported on Sunday. The 203rd Thunder Corps of the Afghan ....

  • NDS Special Forces storm a key hideout of the Taliban in Nangarhar province

    Date: 2018-10-28 10:00:53 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:18 - ID:7642324

    KABUL, Oct 28 (MENA) - The Special Forces of the Afghan Intelligence, National Directorate of Security (NDS), have stormed a key hideout of the Taliban group in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan. The provincial government media office ....

  • US flags flown at half-mast over synagogue attack victims

    Date: 2018-10-28 09:05:31 GMT - USA - World - SN:14 - ID:7642133

    WASHINGTON, Oct 28 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump has ordered all US flags on government property to be flown at half-staff through October 31 over the killing of 11 person in an attack on a synagogue on Saturday, the Voice of America ....

  • 5.8 earthquake rattles Romania, felt in Ukraine, elsewhere

    Date: 2018-10-28 06:01:37 GMT - Romania - World - SN:2 - ID:7642029

    BUCHAREST, Oct 28 (MENA) - An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.8 rattled central and eastern Romania early Sunday and was also felt in Ukraine, Moldova and Bulgaria, ABC News reported. No significant damage was reported. The temblor, which ....

  • 8 dead in shooting at Pittsburgh synagogue

    Date: 2018-10-27 16:40:57 GMT - USA - World - SN:43 - ID:7641662

    WASHINGTON, Oct 27 (MENA) - At least eight people were killed in shooting Saturday morning at a synagogue in a Pittsburgh neighborhood known for its Jewish population, CBS Pittsburgh/KDKA reported. The gunman, only described as a white male, ....

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