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  • Violent deaths overshadow Nicaragua crisis talks

    Date: 2018-06-17 17:18:41 GMT - Nicaragua - World - SN:46 - ID:7447943

    MANAGUA, June 17 (MENA) - At least eight people were killed in Managua, police sources said, raising to 178 the number of deaths in anti-government unrest that began two months ago in Nicaragua. Six of the dead were members of a single family ....

  • 5.2-magnitude earthquake in parts of Punjab

    Date: 2018-06-17 16:28:11 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:43 - ID:7447926

    ISLAMABAD, June 17 (MENA) - A 5.2-magnitude earthquake struck parts of Pakistan's Punjab. The epicenter of the earthquake was 42 kilometers west of DG Khan with a depth of 10 km, Geo News quoted the United States Geological Survey (USGS) as ....

  • Pope Francis presses for talks on Yemen amid humanitarian crisis

    Date: 2018-06-17 16:15:35 GMT - Vatican - World - SN:42 - ID:7447906

    VATICAN, June 17 (MENA) - Pope Francis is pressing for negotiations involving the sides in the Yemen conflict so the humanitarian crisis does not worsen. In public remarks, Francis said he was following "with worry the dramatic fate of the ....

  • Woman hurts 2 in south France with box cutter

    Date: 2018-06-17 13:24:45 GMT - France - World - SN:32 - ID:7447733

    PARIS, June 17 (MENA) - French media are reporting that a woman crying "Allahu akbar" - "God is great" in Arabic - has hurt two people with a box cutter at a supermarket in southern France. Europe 1 radio quoted the prosecutor of Toulon as saying ....

  • Suicide attack leaves nearly 70 dead, wounded in Jalalabad city

    Date: 2018-06-17 13:12:55 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:31 - ID:7447676

    KABUL, June 17 (MENA) - Nearly 70 people were killed or wounded after a suicide bomber detonated his explosives near the governor’s compound in Jalalabad city city at around 3 pm local time. The eyewitnesses in the area are saying that a suicide ....

  • 21 killed, injured in New Jersey arts festival shooting

    Date: 2018-06-17 13:11:55 GMT - USA - World - SN:30 - ID:7447714

    WASHINGTON, June 17 (MENA) - Nearly two dozen people were injured after gunfire broke out early Sunday during a fight at an all-night art event in southern US state of New Jersey, leaving one suspect dead and authorities investigating if any others ....

  • Suicide bomber targets Afghans celebrating truce, killing 10

    Date: 2018-06-17 11:45:52 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:20 - ID:7447575

    KABUL, June 17 (MENA) - A suicide bomber struck in Afghanistan's eastern city of Jalalabad on Sunday, killing at least 10 people in the second attack in as many days targeting Taliban fighters, security forces and civilians celebrating a holiday ....

  • Taliban fighters ordered to avoid government-controlled areas

    Date: 2018-06-17 11:36:03 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:19 - ID:7447481

    KABUL, June 17 (MENA) - The Taliban group has ordered its fighters to refrain from moving in areas and cities controlled by the government after a deadly explosion ripped through a gathering of Taliban, civilians, and security forces in Nangarhar ....

  • UN rights council to start 38th session in Geneva on Monday

    Date: 2018-06-17 10:55:03 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:16 - ID:7447442

    GENEVA, June 17 (MENA) - The United Nations Human Rights Council will hold its thirty-eighth regular session from 18 June to 6 July 2018 in Geneva. Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, will open the session ....

  • Aquarius migrants arrive in Spanish port

    Date: 2018-06-17 09:34:01 GMT - Spain - World - SN:12 - ID:7447287

    MADRID, June 17 (MENA) - The first boat in a naval convoy carrying a total of 629 rescued migrants and refugees has arrived in the Spanish port of Valencia, ending a nine-day sea voyage, RTE News reported. Spain offered to help the group of ....

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