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  • Gas explosion kills 6 miners in southwest Pakistan

    Date: 2018-05-05 19:44:21 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:64 - ID:7385155

    ISLAMABAD, May 5 (MENA) - A government official has said that a methane gas explosion in a coal mine killed at least six miners in southwest Pakistan on Saturday, Fox News reported. Senior government official Javed Anwar said eleven coal miners ....

  • S. Korea urges int'l support for inter-Korean efforts to denuke

    Date: 2018-05-05 19:33:31 GMT - south korea - World - SN:61 - ID:7385149

    MANILA, May 5 (MENA) - South Korea's Finance Minister Kim Dong-yeon asked Asian and Pacific leaders on Saturday to lend support for the implementation of last week's inter-Korean peace agreement, Yonhap News Agency quoted his office as saying. He ....

  • NASA's Insight spacecraft starts 6-month journey to Mars

    Date: 2018-05-05 19:01:08 GMT - USA - World - SN:60 - ID:7385103

    NEW YORK, May 5 (MENA) - NASA has launched a spacecraft to land on Mars and explore the mysterious insides of the red planet as it will take more than six months for the spacecraft to reach Mars and start its unprecedented geologic ....

  • Russian army fosters 10 jets by Kinzhal air-launched missiles

    Date: 2018-05-05 18:58:17 GMT - Russia - World - SN:58 - ID:7385102

    MOSCOW, May 5 (MENA) - Ten MiG-31 fighter jets fitted with the air-launched Kinzhal (Dagger) hypersonic missile are on test combat duty, Russian Deputy Defense Minister Yuri Borisov was quoted by TASS news agency on Saturday. "It is a ....

  • Israeli PM to meet Putin in Moscow on Wednesday

    Date: 2018-05-05 18:42:52 GMT - Russia - World - SN:56 - ID:7385124

    MOSCOW, May 5 (MENA) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will meet Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow Wednesday to "discuss regional developments," a statement released by the Israeli Prime Minister's Office Saturday said. This ....

  • Suicide bomb attack kills 2 Afghan border policemen

    Date: 2018-05-05 18:41:44 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:55 - ID:7385118

    KABUL, May 5 (MENA) - At least two border policemen have been killed after an attack by a group of suicide bombers in the southern province of Kandahar, an Afghan official was quoted by ABC News as saying. Gen. Abdul Raziq, the provincial police ....

  • University in US lost enough plutonium to build 'dirty bomb'

    Date: 2018-05-05 18:26:51 GMT - USA - World - SN:52 - ID:7385059

    WASHINGTON, May 5 (MENA) - Idaho State University is facing an $8,500 fine after losing a small amount of weapons-grade plutonium, Newsweek reported on Saturday. The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) said that the college will be fined after ....

  • 5.9-magnitude earthquake strikes Catanduanes in Philippines

    Date: 2018-05-05 09:40:27 GMT - Philippines - World - SN:19 - ID:7384265

    MANILA, May 5 (MENA) - A 5.9 magnitude earthquake struck Pandan in Catanduanes island, Philippines on Saturday. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said the quake's depth of focus was 46 kilometers, and was of ....

  • Pakistan army chief confirms death sentences for 11 terrorists

    Date: 2018-05-05 08:46:10 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:15 - ID:7384177

    ISLAMABAD, May 5 (MENA) - Pakistan's army chief has confirmed death sentences for 11 "hardcore terrorists" after military courts found them guilty of carrying out multiple attacks that killed 60 civilians and security forces in recent years, ABC ....

  • 6.9-magnitude earthquake hits Hawaii’s, USGS says

    Date: 2018-05-05 08:44:32 GMT - USA - World - SN:14 - ID:7384170

    WASHINGTON, May 5 (MENA) - A 6.9-magnitude earthquake rattled the Big Island of Hawaii on Friday, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS), following a recent volcanic eruption, Fox News reported on Saturday. The quake hit roughly 10 miles ....

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