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  • Indonesia accepts int'l aid as death toll from quake, tsunami exceeds 832

    Date: 2018-10-01 11:34:21 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:39 - ID:7600589

    JAKARTA, Oct 1 (MENA) - Indonesia is open to international assistance as it ramps up relief efforts in the quake-hit city of Palu and Donggala regency in Central Sulawesi, The Strait Times reported. President Joko Widodo has given the green light ....

  • Germany arrests 7 suspected far-right extremists in Chemnitz

    Date: 2018-10-01 11:03:18 GMT - Germany - World - SN:30 - ID:7600803

    BERLIN, Oct 1 (MENA) - German police have arrested seven men on suspicion of forming a "far-right terrorist organization" in the eastern city of Chemnitz and planning to carry out attacks against foreigners and political enemies, the ABC News quoted ....

  • 2 dead, over 150 injured in Typhoon Trami in Japan

    Date: 2018-10-01 08:44:29 GMT - Japan - World - SN:15 - ID:7600588

    TOKYO, Oct 1 (MENA) - A powerful typhoon swept through Japan's largest main island Sunday through early Monday, leaving at least two people dead and over 150 others injured, Kyodo News reported. A 50-year-old truck driver was killed by a ....

  • UK to leave EU leave on March 29 - May

    Date: 2018-09-30 20:10:08 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:76 - ID:7600329

    LONDON, Sept 30 (MENA) - UK Prime Minister Theresa May said Sunday his country will leave the European Union on March 29, 2019. "We had the people's vote in June 2016," May told The Sun. Speaking ahead of the Conservative Party conference in ....

  • Israel frees French-Palestinian lawyer held without charge for 13 months

    Date: 2018-09-30 19:50:09 GMT - palestine - World - SN:75 - ID:7600294

    GAZA CITY, Sept 30 (MENA) - Israel on Sunday released a French-Palestinian lawyer held without charge for the past 13 months over unspecified allegations, France 24 quoted his lawyer as saying. Salah Hamouri, 33, was freed at Jerusalem police ....

  • Greece urges Turkey to refrain from aggression in Aegean Sea

    Date: 2018-09-30 19:48:17 GMT - Greece - World - SN:74 - ID:7600293

    ATHENS, Sept 30 (MENA) - A Greek top military official has urged Turkey to abstain from actions that violate the country’s sovereign rights in the Aegean Sea, the Greek Ekathimerini newspaper reported Sunday. During a meeting held on the ....

  • Spain rescues 466 people crossing Mediterranean

    Date: 2018-09-30 13:53:40 GMT - Spain - World - SN:50 - ID:7599755

    MADRID, Sept 30 (MENA) – Spain's maritime rescue service said it has saved 466 migrants attempting the dangerous crossing of the Mediterranean Sea from North Africa to European shores, ABC News reported on Sunday. The service said its rescue ....

  • The answer in Afghanistan is reconciliation: Miller

    Date: 2018-09-30 09:21:49 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:20 - ID:7599127

    KABUL, Sept 30 (MENA) - The US and NATO’s Resolute Support Mission Commander in Afghanistan Gen. Austin S. Miller said that the simple question that “why are we here?” evinces a lot of different answers as he defined the presence of the coalition ....

  • Indonesia quake, tsunami death toll rises to 832

    Date: 2018-09-30 09:15:27 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:19 - ID:7599142

    JAKARTA, Sept 30 (MENA) - The death toll in Indonesia's earthquake and tsunami has climbed to 832, NBC News reported, quoting the country's disaster agency as saying on Sunday. Many people were reported trapped in rubble of buildings brought down ....

  • Two police officers killed in shootout in Mississippi

    Date: 2018-09-30 09:03:22 GMT - USA - World - SN:17 - ID:7599129

    WASHINGTON, Sept 30 (MENA) - Two police officers were killed in a shootout early Saturday in Brookhaven, Mississippi, CNN reported quoting a state official as saying. The officers, identified as Cpl. Zach Moak, 31, and Patrolman James White, 35, ....

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