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  • UN, coast guard say boat with 50 migrants capsizes off Libya

    Date: 2019-09-28 21:40:29 GMT - Libya - World - SN:57 - ID:8122951

    TRIPOLI, Sept 28 (MENA) - A boat carrying at least 50 Europe-bound migrants capsized Saturday in the Mediterranean Sea off Libya, the U.N. refugee agency and the country's coast guard said. Coast guard spokesman Ayoub Gassim said that a shipwreck ....

  • Polls close in Afghanistan presidential election: Official

    Date: 2019-09-28 14:14:40 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:32 - ID:8122500

    KABUL, Sept 28 (MENA) - Polling centers in a presidential election closed in Afghanistan on Saturday, Al Arabiya reported. Preliminary results are not expected before October 17 and final results not until November 7. If no candidate gets 51 ....

  • Pakistan: Six killed as gunmen attack bus in Hangu

    Date: 2019-09-28 14:10:38 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:31 - ID:8122436

    ISLAMABAD, Sept 28 (MENA) - At least six people were killed and four others injured when gunmen opened fire on a passenger bus on Saturday in Hangu district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa region, northwest Pakistan, Geo News reported. According to police, ....

  • Pakistani PM returns to New York after plane develops technical fault

    Date: 2019-09-28 10:51:02 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:22 - ID:8122186

    NEW YORK, Sept 28 (MENA) - A plane carrying Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan and his entourage returned to New York on Friday night after developing a technical fault while heading to Pakistan. The Pakistani premier had taken off from New ....

  • Afghanistan: Election day violence leaves multiple casualties

    Date: 2019-09-28 08:20:40 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:11 - ID:8122043

    KABUL, Sept 28 (MENA) - Two blasts and a rocket attack have marred the opening of Afghanistan's presidential election, DW reported on Saturday. Explosions and a rocket attack left two people dead and several others wounded in Afghanistan on ....

  • Kurt Volker, Trump’s envoy for Ukraine, resigns

    Date: 2019-09-28 08:04:49 GMT - USA - World - SN:10 - ID:8122042

    WASHINGTON, Sept 28 (MENA) - Kurt D. Volker, the State Department’s special envoy for Ukraine who got caught in the middle of the pressure campaign by President Trump and his lawyer, Rudolph W. Giuliani, to find damaging information about Democrats, ....

  • Afghan Special Forces kill, detain 7 Taliban militants in Kabul, Kapisa

    Date: 2019-09-28 08:00:33 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:9 - ID:8122041

    KABUL, Sept 28 (MENA) - The Afghan Special Forces killed six Taliban militants and arrested another Taliban fighter during the operations in Kabul and Kapisa provinces, Khaama Press news agency reported on Saturday. Military officials said the ....

  • One killed, others injured in blast hit polling station in eastern Afghanistan

    Date: 2019-09-28 07:58:36 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:8 - ID:8122040

    KABUL, Sept 28 (MENA) - One person was killed and several others were wounded on Saturday in an explosion that hit a polling station in eastern Nangarhar, hours after voting began to elect a new Afghan president, DW reported. Saturday's polls ....

  • Three killed in UN helicopter crash in Central African Republic

    Date: 2019-09-27 17:52:08 GMT - Senegal - World - SN:53 - ID:8121705

    DAKAR, Sept 27 (MENA) - A Senegalese combat helicopter from the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Central African Republic has crashed, killing three people, Euronews quoted the mission head as saying on Friday. The crash occurred as the ....

  • Malaysia, Australia emphasize greater defense cooperation

    Date: 2019-09-27 11:34:31 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:38 - ID:8121214

    KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 27 (MENA) - Malaysia and Australia have agreed to continue strengthening counter-terrorism cooperation and to share the lessons learnt by their respective defense forces, Bernama news agency reported. According to a statement ....

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