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  • Indian PM Modi conferred with Seoul Peace Prize

    Date: 2018-10-24 10:02:52 GMT - south korea - World - SN:21 - ID:7636256

    SEOUL, Oct 24 (MENA) - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been conferred with the Seoul Peace Prize for 2018 for his contribution to international cooperation and fostering global economic growth, The Economic Times reported. The Indian ....

  • Stampede at railroad station kills 2, injures 17 in India

    Date: 2018-10-23 19:37:58 GMT - India - World - SN:97 - ID:7635799

    NEW DELHI, Oct 23 (MENA) - At least two people were killed and another 17 injured in a stampede as people crowded an overpass bridge at a railroad station in eastern India on Tuesday, a state official was quoted by ABC News as saying. The crush ....

  • Dangerous Category 4 Hurricane Willa closes in on Mexico coast

    Date: 2018-10-23 09:29:45 GMT - Mexico - World - SN:22 - ID:7634448

    MEXICO CITY, Oct 23 (MENA) - Authorities rushed to evacuate low-lying areas and set up shelters as an "extremely dangerous" Hurricane Willa with winds of 230 km/h headed toward a Tuesday afternoon landfall along a stretch of Mexico's Pacific coast ....

  • Chinese President Xi Jinping declares Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge open

    Date: 2018-10-23 09:28:06 GMT - China - World - SN:21 - ID:7634449

    BEIJING, Oct 23 (MENA) - Chinese President Xi Jinping has opened the world’s longest sea bridge that links Hong Kong and Macau to the mainland city of Zhuhai. The opening ceremony took place in Zhuhai on the southern coast of the Guangdong ....

  • 542 deaths due to swine flu reported in India

    Date: 2018-10-23 08:36:31 GMT - India - World - SN:17 - ID:7634310

    NEW DELHI, Oct 23 (MENA) - As many as 542 people have died of swine flu so far this year, with Maharashtra alone accounting for almost 50 percent of fatalities, The Times of India reported. Maharashtra recorded 217 deaths out of 1,793 cases ....

  • Pyongyang Declaration will accelerate denuclearization: S. Korean president

    Date: 2018-10-23 08:35:29 GMT - south korea - World - SN:16 - ID:7634394

    SEOUL, Oct 23 (MENA) - South Korean President Moon Jae-in asserted Tuesday that the inter-Korean agreement reached at the latest South Korea-North Korea summit in Pyongyang will help further accelerate the North's denuclearization process while ....

  • Trump says 'criminals and unknown Middle Easterners are mixed in' with migrant caravan

    Date: 2018-10-23 07:47:02 GMT - USA - World - SN:11 - ID:7634262

    WASHINGTON, Oct 23 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump on Monday escalated his attacks on the caravan of migrants making their way to the United States from Honduras, calling the situation a national emergency and declaring without evidence that ....

  • 42 Taliban insurgents killed in ANSF operations

    Date: 2018-10-23 07:30:59 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:8 - ID:7634280

    KABUL, Oct 23 (MENA) - The 201 Selab Military Corps in eastern Nangarhar claim that at least 42 armed Taliban insurgents were killed during Afghan national security forces (ANSF) operations, TOLO News reported. The military corps said Tuesday in ....

  • 7 burnt to death as van carrying petrol collides with truck in Mach

    Date: 2018-10-23 06:43:08 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:6 - ID:7634261

    ISLAMABAD, Oct 23 (MENA) - Seven people were killed as a van carrying petrol and a truck collided near Mach in Bolan district of Balochistan, Geo News reported Tuesday. Police officials said the van carrying petrol collided with a truck near the ....

  • Canadian Embassy in Athens attacked with sledgehammers

    Date: 2018-10-21 10:18:00 GMT - Greece - World - SN:20 - ID:7631235

    ATHENS, Oct 21 (MENA) - A group of around 10 people attacked the Canadian Embassy in the northern Athenian suburb of Halandri on Sunday morning, using sledgehammers to smash glass on the entrance and throwing red and black paint onto the facade, the ....

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