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  • Lufthansa grounded by strike

    Date: 2013-04-22 13:39:15 GMT - Germany - World - SN:46 - ID:75957

    Germany-Copmpany-StrikeLufthansa grounded by strike   BERLIN, April 22 (MENA) - A temporary strike left almost all of German national carrier Lufthansa's flights grounded on Monday, with thousands of technicians and ground crew workers ....

  • 'Foreigners held' by Afghan Taliban insurgents in Logar

    Date: 2013-04-22 13:05:32 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:40 - ID:75805

    Afghaistan-Russia-Turkey'Foreigners held' by Afghan Taliban insurgents in Logar   KABUL, April 2 (MENA) - A group of up to nine foreign nationals have been abducted by insurgents in eastern Afghanistan, the BBC, quoting officials, ....

  • Police say 5 reported dead in Seattle shooting

    Date: 2013-04-22 12:37:25 GMT - USA - World - SN:34 - ID:75616

    US-ShootingPolice say 5 reported dead in Seattle shooting   WASHINGTON, April 22 (MENA) - Five people have been killed in a shooting at an apartment complex near the US city of Seattle, the BBC, quoting reports, said Monday.   ....

  • 5 dead in shootings at apartment complex south of Seattle

    Date: 2013-04-22 12:29:40 GMT - USA - World - SN:31 - ID:75767

    US-Accident  5 dead in shootings at apartment complex south of Seattle      WASHINGTON, April 22 (MENA) - Gunfire erupted at an apartment complex in a city south of Seattle and five people were shot to death, including a ....

  • 9 foreigners held by Afghan Taliban insurgents in Logar

    Date: 2013-04-22 11:29:37 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:22 - ID:75614

    Afghanistan-Taliban9 foreigners held by Afghan Taliban insurgents in Logar   KABUL, April 22 (MENA) - A group of up to nine foreign nationals have been abducted by insurgents in eastern Afghanistan, the BBC reported Monday.   ....

  • Karachi: Grenade attack leaves 14 wounded

    Date: 2013-04-22 11:17:48 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:20 - ID:75509

    Pakistan-Elections Karachi: Grenade attack leaves 14 wounded      ISLAMABAD, April 22 (MENA) - Unidentified armed men attacked a shop with hand grenade in Kharadar area on Sunday evening injuring at least 14 people, Geo News ....

  • Magnitude-5.9 earthquake hits Mexico

    Date: 2013-04-22 11:03:03 GMT - Mexico - World - SN:19 - ID:75449

    Mexico-Quake Magnitude-5.9 earthquake hits Mexico      MEXICO CITY, April 22 (MENA) - A magnitude-5.9 earthquake hit central Mexico near the Pacific Coast on Sunday night, CNN reported quoting the U.S. Geological Survey. ....

  • Horacio Cartes wins Paraguay presidential election

    Date: 2013-04-22 09:12:30 GMT - Paraguay - World - SN:10 - ID:75402

    Paraguay-ElectionHoracio Cartes wins Paraguay presidential election   ASUNCION, April 22 (MENA) - Businessman Horacio Cartes has been elected president in Paraguay, the BBC reported.   The result of Sunday's poll restores the ....

  • Five people dead in Colorado avalanche

    Date: 2013-04-21 23:04:42 GMT - USA - World - SN:116 - ID:75239

    US-Avalanche-Victims Five people dead in Colorado avalanche      WASHINGTON, April 21 (MENA) - Five members of a backcountry snowboarder group were found dead Saturday after they were buried in snow on a high mountain pass in ....

  • London Marathon kicks off amidst intensive security presence

    Date: 2013-04-21 13:07:41 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:40 - ID:74253

    UK-Marathon  London Marathon kicks off amidst intensive security presence      LONDON, April 21 (MENA) - The start of the London Marathon has been marked by 30 seconds of silence in honour of the Boston bombings' victims, the ....

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