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  • Indonesian rescuers continue survivor search as tsunami death toll nears 400

    Date: 2018-12-25 06:05:11 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:5 - ID:7729507

    JAKARTA, Dec 25 (MENA) - Indonesian military and rescue teams continue to search through debris, hoping to find survivors of a tsunami triggered by a landslide from a volcano that has claimed the lives of more than 370 people — a figure the ....

  • Militants attack government building in Kabul, killing at least 43

    Date: 2018-12-25 05:31:06 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:1 - ID:7729484

    KABUL, Dec 25 (MENA) - A suicide bomber and extremists armed with assault rifles and explosives attacked a government building in the Afghan capital in an eight-hour-long siege that left at least 43 people dead and more than 20 wounded, CBS ....

  • Trump says Saudis will pay to rebuild Syria instead of US

    Date: 2018-12-24 20:26:47 GMT - USA - World - SN:83 - ID:7729351

    WASHINGTON, Dec 24 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump said on Monday that Saudi Arabia will "spend the necessary money" to help rebuild Syria instead of his country. "Saudi Arabia has now agreed to spend the necessary money needed to help rebuild ....

  • At least 373 dead in Indonesia tsunami

    Date: 2018-12-24 15:34:12 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:66 - ID:7728913

    JAKARTA, Dec 24 (MENA) - At least 373 people have died after a tsunami swept away hotels and hundreds of homes in Indonesia. Disaster agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said more than a thousand were injured after the tsunami hit the Sunda ....

  • Al Shabaab bomber executed in Somalia

    Date: 2018-12-24 10:04:05 GMT - Somalia - World - SN:21 - ID:7728301

    MOGADISHU, Dec 24 (MENA) - The mastermind of militant car bombs that killed 26 people and injured nearly 40 others in Mogadishu in 2017 was executed in Somalia on Monday, Euronews reported. Abdulle Bule, the prosecutor of the military court, said ....

  • Russia registers 16 ceasefire violations in Syria over past 24 hours - Defense Ministry

    Date: 2018-12-24 09:33:31 GMT - Russia - World - SN:14 - ID:7728208

    MOSCOW, Dec 24 (MENA) - The Russian side of the Russian-Turkish commission monitoring the implementation of the Syrian ceasefire has registered 16 truce breaches in the country over the past 24 hours, while the Turkish side has recorded as many as ....

  • Death toll from Indonesia tsunami now 281

    Date: 2018-12-24 05:58:36 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:4 - ID:7728011

    JAKARTA, Dec 24 (MENA) - The death toll from an Indonesian tsunami has risen past 280 with more than 1,000 people injured, Sky news reported. The tsunami struck Sunda Strait coastal areas along western Java and southern Sumatra islands without ....

  • ''Very possible' shutdown could last into new year - White House budget director

    Date: 2018-12-23 21:42:20 GMT - USA - World - SN:79 - ID:7727958

    WASHINGTON, Dec 23 (MENA) - The partial US government shutdown may last through the New Year and into January when Democrats take control of the House, The Washington Post quoted White House budget director Mick Mulvaney as saying Sunday. "It's ....

  • Trump says Mattis to leave by end of year, announces new acting secretary of defense

    Date: 2018-12-23 20:24:16 GMT - USA - World - SN:78 - ID:7727868

    WASHINGTON, Dec 23 (MENA) – US President Donald Trump announced on Sunday he would replace Defense Secretary James Mattis at the start of the new year, two months earlier than Mattis' planned departure, CNN reported. "I am pleased to announce ....

  • France's Macron 'deeply regrets' Trump decision to withdraw US troops from Syria

    Date: 2018-12-23 19:51:10 GMT - France - World - SN:76 - ID:7727869

    PARIS, Dec 23 (MENA) - French President Emmanuel Macron said Sunday he 'deeply regrets' US President Donald Trump's decision to withdrawal all US troops from Syria, France 24 reported. Speaking on a visit to French troops in Chad, Macron said: ....

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