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  • Pakistan: Civilian killed, 3 injured in Indian firing at Nakyal sector

    Date: 2018-02-24 10:24:20 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:20 - ID:7262312

    ISLAMABAD, Feb 24 (MENA) - A Pakistani civilian was killed and three others were injured when Indian forces opened "unprovoked fire" at a village in Nakyal sector, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement Saturday. The ....

  • Myanmar: Bombs explode in capital of Rakhine state

    Date: 2018-02-24 10:10:45 GMT - Myanmar (Burma) - World - SN:18 - ID:7262206

    NAYPIDAW, Feb 24 (MENA) - Three bombs have exploded in Sittwe, the capital of Myanmar's Rakhine province, Myanmar's police said on Saturday. A police officer was slightly injured in the blasts, the BBC reported, quoting a police official as ....

  • Six Afghan security personnel killed in two Taliban attacks in Helmand

    Date: 2018-02-24 09:58:06 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:17 - ID:7262199

    KABUL, Feb 24 (MENA) - At least three Afghan security personnel were killed and three others injured in two separate car bombings that hit southern Helmand province, an Afghan official said. Spokesman for the Provincial Governor in Helmand, Omar ....

  • Seven people killed, wounded in suicide attack in Kabul

    Date: 2018-02-24 09:25:42 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:14 - ID:7262195

    KABUL, Feb 24 (MENA) - At least one person was killed and six others were injured in a suicide attack that hit the diplomatic area in Kabul on Saturday morning, said the Afghan Ministry of Interior. The Interior Ministry spokesman Najib Danish ....

  • Cypriot Speaker urges int'l community to exert pressure on Turkey for actions in EEZ

    Date: 2018-02-24 07:18:39 GMT - Cyprus - World - SN:6 - ID:7262074

    NICOSIA, Feb 24 (MENA) - Cypriot House President Demetris Syllouris has urged the international community to exert pressure on Turkey over what he described as its "illegal and provocative undertakings" within the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) and ....

  • US embassy in Montenegro reopens after bomb incident

    Date: 2018-02-23 21:55:47 GMT - Montenegro - World - SN:70 - ID:7261929

    PODGORICA, Feb 23 (MENA) – The US embassy in the Montenegrin capital of Podgorica has reopened a day after an ex-Yugoslav soldier hurled a hand grenade into the compound and then killed himself with another one, ABC News reported. The embassy ....

  • Shooting reported in US college campus; 2 injured

    Date: 2018-02-23 20:15:28 GMT - USA - World - SN:65 - ID:7261855

    WASHINGTON, Feb 23 (MENA) – Two people were injured after gunshots were fired early Friday on a college campus in Louisiana, ABC quoted school officials as saying. Southeastern Louisiana University spokeswoman Erin Cowser said the incident ....

  • Mexico finds 103 migrants abandoned in freight trailer

    Date: 2018-02-23 20:14:38 GMT - Mexico - World - SN:64 - ID:7261854

    MEXICO CITY, Feb 23 (MENA) – Mexican immigration agents say they have found 103 Central American migrants in a freight trailer left by a roadside near the US border, ABC News reported. Mexico's National Immigration Institute said Friday the trailer ....

  • Arab coalition jets attack Houthi sites in western Yemen

    Date: 2018-02-23 19:51:39 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:63 - ID:7261871

    HEIS, Yemen, Feb 23 (MENA) - Jets of the Arab Coalition Forces, led by Saudi Arabia, have conducted air aids on military reinforcements of Houthi militias in Al-Jah district of Al-Duraihami Directorate and in Al-Saleef Directorate in western Yemen, ....

  • Trump reignites call for border wall with Mexico

    Date: 2018-02-23 16:43:02 GMT - USA - World - SN:53 - ID:7261575

    WASHINGTON, Feb 23 (MENA) – US President Donald Trump on Friday reignited his calls for a wall along the US-Mexican border with a tweet attacking the governments of El Salvador and Mexico, The Hill reported. In an early-morning tweet, the ....

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