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  • Chinese aircraft maker, airline join hands to tap African market

    Date: 2018-09-16 06:56:17 GMT - China - World - SN:8 - ID:7577730

    BEIJING, Sept 16 (MENA) - China's homemade ARJ21 regional jets are expected to enter the African market, according to a memorandum of understanding between Hainan Airlines (HNA) and the Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China (COMAC) that was signed on ....

  • 20 injured as Peshawar-bound train derails near Attock

    Date: 2018-09-16 06:52:57 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:6 - ID:7577756

    ISLAMABAD, Sept 16 (MENA) - At least 20 passengers were injured after eight bogies of the Peshawar-bound Khushhal Express derailed between Attock and Mianwali on Sunday, a spokesperson of Pakistan Railways told Geo News. Rail traffic was ....

  • Flights cancelled, schools closed as Typhoon Mangkhut approaches

    Date: 2018-09-16 06:35:58 GMT - China - World - SN:4 - ID:7577745

    BEIJING, Sept 16 (MENA) - More than 400 flights at two airports in China's southernmost island Province of Hainan were cancelled Sunday morning, with all coastal resorts and schools closed, as Typhoon Mangkhut approached, the Chinese news agency ....

  • Assailants kill 4, injure 9 in Mexican mariachi square

    Date: 2018-09-15 20:43:46 GMT - Mexico - World - SN:55 - ID:7577596

    MEXICO CITY, Sept 15 (MENA) - Mexicans heading into Independence Day celebrations have been jolted by a brazen shooting that left four dead and nine wounded in Garibaldi Plaza, a famous square where mariachi musicians serenade tourists, ABC News ....

  • 9 killed in separate attacks in eastern Burkina Faso

    Date: 2018-09-15 18:38:06 GMT - Burkina Faso - World - SN:46 - ID:7577516

    OUAGADOUGOU, Sept, 15 (MENA) - Authorities in Burkina Faso said extremists have killed at least nine civilians in two attacks in the country's east, ABC News reported on Saturday. The governorate of the eastern region said six people including ....

  • Afghan forces suffer casualties in Parwan explosion

    Date: 2018-09-15 10:27:43 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:17 - ID:7576684

    KABUL, Sept 15 (MENA) - An explosion has targeted Afghan security forces in northern Parwan province , leaving at least eight of them dead or wounded, Khaama Press news agency reported on Saturday. Provincial spokesperson Wahida Shahkar confirmed ....

  • Pakistan’s FM off to Kabul for talks with Afghan officials

    Date: 2018-09-15 09:24:04 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:11 - ID:7576595

    KABUL, Sept 15 (MENA) - Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi left for Kabul on Saturday to meet with Afghan officials, Khaama Press news agency reported. “Foreign Minister Qureshi left for Kabul on his first foreign visit abroad, ....

  • Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippine agree to boost military cooperation

    Date: 2018-09-15 09:14:54 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:10 - ID:7576592

    KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 15 (MENA) - The defense ministers of Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines have agreed to look into strengthening their ground forces through conducting military training as an added initiative to solidify their Trilateral ....

  • US nuke envoy visits Seoul ahead of inter-Korean summit

    Date: 2018-09-15 07:58:35 GMT - south korea - World - SN:6 - ID:7576560

    SEOUL, Sept 15 (MENA) - A US top nuclear envoy visited South Korea on Saturday, days before the leaders of the two Koreas are set to hold a summit meeting next week, Yonhap news agency reported. Stephen Biegun arrived in Seoul, following his ....

  • Hurricane Florence kills 5 in North Carolina

    Date: 2018-09-14 22:34:08 GMT - USA - World - SN:63 - ID:7576455

    WASHINGTON, Sept 14 (MENA) - At least five people, including a mother and her infant, have died in North Carolina as Tropical Storm Florence slowly moves through the Carolinas, officials were quoted by CNN as saying on Friday. Two people died in ....

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