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  • 1 dead, 9 injured as tour boat explodes in Bahamas

    Date: 2018-07-01 22:00:55 GMT - The Bahamas - World - SN:59 - ID:7468640

    BAHAMAS, June 1 (MENA) - A fiery explosion on a small tour boat in the Bahamas killed one person and injured nine others, ABC News reported Sunday. The blast and resulting fire sent thick black smoke pouring into the light blue sky off the coast ....

  • Four sites added to UNESCO’s World Heritage List

    Date: 2018-07-01 21:42:03 GMT - France - World - SN:58 - ID:7468661

    PARIS/MANAMA, July 1 (MENA) - The UNESCO World Heritage Committee, meeting in Manama since 24 June under the chairmanship of Shaikha Haya Bint Rashed al-Khalifa of Bahrain, inscribed two cultural sites in Germany and Turkey, as well as two mixed ....

  • Trump warns Iran of uranium enrichment

    Date: 2018-07-01 17:41:50 GMT - USA - World - SN:42 - ID:7468567

    WASHINGTON, July 1 (MENA) – US President Donald Trump was asked if he believed that Iran had restarted uranium enrichment activities, as Tehran claimed last month. “If they do, they’re going to have a very big problem,” the president responded. ....

  • Afghan soldier, 13 Taliban militants killed in Helmand clashes

    Date: 2018-07-01 17:33:49 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:41 - ID:7468523

    KABUL, July 1 (MENA) - An Afghan National Army (ANA) soldier and 13 Taliban militants have been killed in separate incidents of violence in southern Helmand province, an official said on Sunday. Omar Zwak, the governor's spokesman, told Pajhwok ....

  • Suicide attack targets Afghanistan's Jalalabad

    Date: 2018-07-01 16:36:15 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:37 - ID:7468497

    KABUL, July 1 (MENA) - At least 19 people were killed and around 20 others wounded in a suicide bombing in Jalalabad city, public health officials confirm. Provincial governor spokesman Attaullah Khogyani confirmed the casualties and said it had ....

  • Australian who planned travel to Syria faces terrorism charges

    Date: 2018-06-30 18:10:29 GMT - Australia - World - SN:56 - ID:7467451

    CANBERRA, June 30 (MENA) – A 21-year-old Brisbane man has been charged with terrorism-related offenses after he was arrested at his home on Saturday by members of Australia’s Joint Counter Terrorism Team, Bloomberg reported. Authorities will ....

  • US amb. to Estonia resigns in frustration over Trump

    Date: 2018-06-30 17:34:00 GMT - Estonia - World - SN:51 - ID:7467404

    TALLINN, June 30 (MENA) – The US ambassador to Estonia is resigning in frustration with President Donald Trump's comments about, and treatment of, European allies, the CNN reported on Saturday. James D. Melville Jr.'s resignation makes him the ....

  • 5 Taliban militants killed in explosion in central Afghanistan

    Date: 2018-06-30 16:29:34 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:48 - ID:7467195

    KABUL, June 30 (MENA) - At least five Taliban militants were killed or wounded in an explosion triggered by a roadside bomb in Maidan Wardak province of Afghanistan, Khaama Press reported. The 203rd Thunder Corps of the Afghan Military said the ....

  • Trump claims Saudi Arabia will boost oil production

    Date: 2018-06-30 12:48:09 GMT - USA - World - SN:31 - ID:7467008

    WASHINGTON, June 30 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump says he has received assurances from King Salman of Saudi Arabia that the kingdom will increase oil production, “maybe up to 2,000,000 barrels,” in response to turmoil in Iran and Venezuela, The ....

  • Election runner among 8 wounded in Kabul attack

    Date: 2018-06-30 11:22:00 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:23 - ID:7466850

    KABUL, June 30 (MENA) - Unidentified gunmen have shot dead an individual and wounded eight others, including a Wolesi Jirga candidate, in an apparent kidnap attempt in Kabul. Four motorcyclists attacked Zulfiqar Stanikzai, a lower house hopeful, ....

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