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  • Train derails into NorthWest Iowa River

    Date: 2018-09-24 09:55:31 GMT - USA - World - SN:26 - ID:7590009

    WASHINGTON, Sept 24 (MENA) - A Union Pacific train carrying industrial sand and soybean oil came off tracks on Sunday night, near Alton in the American Iowa State, Al Hurra TV reported. Sioux County authorities said no one was hurt in the ....

  • Policeman injured as 3 consecutive blasts rock Kandahar City

    Date: 2018-09-24 07:45:02 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:14 - ID:7589863

    KABUL, Sept 24 (MENA) - Three back-to-back bomb blasts rocked the capital city of southern Kandahar province on Sunday night, injuring only one policeman, Pajhwok news agency reported quoting the governor’s house as saying. In a statement, the ....

  • Man arrested outside Buckingham Palace on suspicion of having Taser

    Date: 2018-09-23 19:28:21 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:84 - ID:7589495

    LONDON, Sept 23 (MENA) - A man has been arrested outside Buckingham Palace on suspicion of possessing a firearm, The Guardian reported. The 38-year-old was arrested on suspicion of having a Taser, and was taken into custody at a police station in ....

  • Afghans protest outside German forces camp

    Date: 2018-09-23 18:39:59 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:79 - ID:7589351

    KABUL, Sept 23 (MENA) - Dozens of Afghan people on Sunday protested in front of a German forces camp in the capital city of northern Balkh province against cancellation of their contracts before the end date and not sending them abroad, Pajhwok news ....

  • Gazans recycle bomb wreckage to beat blockade

    Date: 2018-09-23 14:04:38 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:62 - ID:7588993

    LONDON, Sept 23 (MENA) - Palestinians in Gaza have developed an industry that recycles twisted steel bars and smashed-up concrete from bombed structures as a way to rebuild the coastal enclave. In a trapped society living under persistent attack, ....

  • Pirates kidnap 12 crew from Swiss vessel in Nigeria

    Date: 2018-09-23 13:01:20 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:49 - ID:7588860

    GENEVA, Sept 23 (MENA) - Pirates kidnapped 12 crew members from a Swiss merchant vessel on Saturday in Nigerian waters, the ship’s operator said in a statement, Swissinfo news website reported. The Swiss foreign affairs ministry said none of the ....

  • US pledges $44 million to drought-affected families in Afghanistan

    Date: 2018-09-23 12:04:11 GMT - USA - World - SN:36 - ID:7588656

    KABUL, Sept 23 (MENA) - The US government pledged a fresh aid package of $44 million to assist the drought-affected families in Afghanistan. US Ambassador to Afghanistan John Bass announced the new US aid package to Afghanistan as he was speaking ....

  • Spain rescues over 440 migrants from Mediterranean Sea

    Date: 2018-09-23 11:24:25 GMT - Spain - World - SN:29 - ID:7588690

    MADRID, Sept 23 (MENA) - Spain’s maritime rescue service said it has saved over 440 migrants attempting the perilous crossing of the Mediterranean Sea from North Africa, ABC News reported. The service said it pulled 447 people from 15 small boats ....

  • S. Korea president to meet Trump in New York

    Date: 2018-09-23 07:04:15 GMT - south korea - World - SN:5 - ID:7588096

    SEOUL, Sept 23 (MENA) - South Korean President Moon Jae-in left on a trip to the United States on Sunday for a summit with his U.S. counterpart, Donald Trump, where he will likely seek to broker a second US-North Korea summit. Moon's trip comes ....

  • Quake jolts south-central Iran

    Date: 2018-09-23 07:02:35 GMT - Iran - World - SN:4 - ID:7588144

    TEHRAN, Sept 23 (MENA) - An earthquake measuring 4.7 on Richter scale rocked Khaneh Zenyan city in Arzhan District, Shiraz, Irna News Agency reported. According to the Seismological Center affiliated to the Institute of Geophysics of Tehran ....

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