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  • China, Malaysia, Thailand to hold joint military drill

    Date: 2018-10-14 07:42:36 GMT - China - World - SN:14 - ID:7620332

    BEIJING, Oct 14 (MENA) - Chinese, Malaysian and Thai armed forces will conduct a joint drill in Malaysia later this month, according to the Chinese Ministry of National Defense. Code-named "Peace and Friendship 2018," the drill will last from ....

  • UN chief slams lethal attack in Afghanistan

    Date: 2018-10-14 07:18:57 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:12 - ID:7620288

    NEW YORK, Oct 14 (MENA) - United Nations Secretary General António Guterres condemned Sunday's lethal attacks against an election campaign rally in Takhar Province and a candidate’s office in Herat Province in Afghanistan, according to the UN News ....

  • Russian opposition leader Navalny freed from jail

    Date: 2018-10-14 05:43:06 GMT - Russia - World - SN:2 - ID:7620193

    MOSCOW, Oct 14 (MENA) - Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was released on Sunday after 20 days in jail where he was held on charges of staging an illegal protest last month, Euronews reported. Navalny had been detained since Sept. 24 when ....

  • F-16 fighter jet explodes, another damaged in Belgium

    Date: 2018-10-14 05:39:16 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:1 - ID:7620188

    BRUSSELS, Oct 14 (MENA) - A multi-million-pound fighter jet exploded and another was damaged when a mechanic accidentally opened fire from a third plane during maintenance. The F-16 Falcon jet was destroyed in the blaze as it was parked at a ....

  • Trump meets released US pastor at White House

    Date: 2018-10-13 22:47:25 GMT - USA - World - SN:56 - ID:7620151

    WASHINGTON, Oct 13 (MENA) - US President Trump welcomed Andrew Brunson, the American pastor just released from a two-year imprisonment in Turkey, to the Oval Office Saturday on a lighthearted note. “From a Turkish prison to the White House in 24 ....

  • At least 11 dead in suicide bombing in Somalia's Baidoa

    Date: 2018-10-13 17:44:44 GMT - Somalia - World - SN:42 - ID:7619948

    MOGADISHU, Oct 13 (MENA) - A suicide bomber detonated in the middle of a restaurant in the Somali town of Baidoa and a grenade struck a hotel nearby, leaving at least 11 people dead and more than 10 wounded, authorities said Saturday. The death ....

  • 7 killed, 2 missing after storm sweeps Nepal mountain

    Date: 2018-10-13 14:54:13 GMT - Nepal - World - SN:33 - ID:7619460

    KATHMANDU, Oct 13 (MENA) - Seven people, including South Korean climbers, were killed and two more are missing on Gurja Himal mountain after a strong storm swept through their base camp, Nepalese police were quoted by ABC news as saying on ....

  • Afghan official: 13 killed in bombing at candidate rally

    Date: 2018-10-13 12:18:50 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:25 - ID:7619431

    KABUL, Oct 13 (MENA) - A motorcycle rigged with explosives detonated at an election rally in northeastern Afghanistan on Saturday killing at least 13 people, including civilians and security forces, officials said. Khalil Aser, spokesman for the ....

  • 4 Daesh militants blown up by own explosives in Afghanistan

    Date: 2018-10-13 10:59:10 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:21 - ID:7619244

    KABUL, Oct 13 (MENA) - At least four militants affiliated with Daesh terrorist group were killed and wounded in an explosion triggered by an improvised explosive device in eastern Kunar province of Afghanistan, Khaama Press News Agency reported on ....

  • Pakistan renews support for Afghanistan’s stability

    Date: 2018-10-13 10:37:00 GMT - Tajikistan - World - SN:17 - ID:7619211

    DUSHANBE, Oct 13 (MENA) - Pakistan has renewed its full support for peace and stability in Afghanistan, promising cooperation with a regional initiative to help the country combat militant-linked violence. Addressing the Shanghai Cooperation ....

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