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  • London City Airport shut as WW2 bomb found in Thames

    Date: 2018-02-12 06:56:03 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:4 - ID:7240778

    LONDON, Feb 12 (MENA) - London City Airport has been closed after a World War Two bomb was found nearby in the River Thames, the BBC reported on Monday. The airport will be shut all day and all flights cancelled, affecting up to 16,000 ....

  • Taliban local leaders among 11 killed, wounded in military operations northeast of Afghanistan

    Date: 2018-02-11 22:55:58 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:109 - ID:7240311

    KABUL, Feb 11 (MENA) - At least eleven Taliban local commanders and leaders were killed and wounded during ongoing operations in northeastern Takhar province of Afghanistan, Afghan Khaama Press reported on Sunday. The 209th Shaheen Corps of the ....

  • Russian military police unit returns to Chechnya after mission in Syria's Aleppo - Kadyrov

    Date: 2018-02-11 22:51:42 GMT - Russia - World - SN:108 - ID:7240365

    MOSCOW, Feb 11 (MENA) - Some 400 military police officers from Chechnya have returned home following an 18-month mission in Syria, Chechen head Ramzan Kadyrov said, Russian Interfax news agency reported on Sunday. "Personnel of the Russian ....

  • Putin postpones working trip to Sochi over An-148 crash near Moscow

    Date: 2018-02-11 22:39:35 GMT - Russia - World - SN:107 - ID:7240398

    MOSCOW, Feb 11 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has postponed his working trip to Sochi over possible necessity to coordinate the work of a government commission after an An-148 passenger plane crash near Moscow, TASS quoted Putin’s press ....

  • Two bodies of Russian crashed plane found

    Date: 2018-02-11 21:03:15 GMT - Russia - World - SN:100 - ID:7240411

    MOSCOW, Feb 11 (MENA) - Two bodies and one flight recorder have been recovered from the crash site of the Russian crashed plane, TASS news agency reported Sunday. A Russian passenger plane operated by Saratov Airlines crashed near Moscow, as all ....

  • Russia's Saratov Airlines denies any technical problems from crashed plane

    Date: 2018-02-11 17:33:52 GMT - Russia - World - SN:82 - ID:7240366

    MOSCOW, Feb 11 (MENA) - Spokeswoman for Russia's Saratov Airlines Elena Voronova said there had been no concerns about the technical condition of the plane that crashed in Moscow earlier on Sunday. According to the Independent, the plane had went ....

  • Cyprus is taking all necessary diplomatic steps against Turkish provocations, Cypriot President says

    Date: 2018-02-11 17:15:50 GMT - Cyprus - World - SN:81 - ID:7240363

    NICOSIA, Feb 11 (MENA) - Cyprus is taking all necessary diplomatic steps in a calm manner in order to avoid an escalation, Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades has said. He was referring to Turkey’s provocative actions in Cyprus’ EEZ during the ....

  • Explosion in Bolivia leaves 8 killed, 40 injured

    Date: 2018-02-11 16:50:13 GMT - Bolivia - World - SN:79 - ID:7240310

    LA PAZ, Feb 11 (MENA) - Police said eight people died from the explosion of a gas canister at a Bolivian Carnival parade and the toll of injured has risen to at least 40. Police commandant Romel Rana reported the rising death toll at a news ....

  • Lavrov: Russian contingent remaining in Syria to help government army repel Daesh attacks

    Date: 2018-02-11 15:44:36 GMT - Russia - World - SN:74 - ID:7240212

    MOSCOW, Feb 11 (MENA) - Russia’s contingent staying in Syria will continue to help the Syrian army repel attacks by Daesh militants, TASS quoted Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov as saying in an interview with the Rossiya-1 television channel ....

  • 5 Taliban militants killed, 4 wounded in US airstrikes in Uruzgan province

    Date: 2018-02-11 09:59:32 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:26 - ID:7239195

    KABUL, Feb 11 (MENA) - At least five Taliban insurgents were killed and four others were wounded in the airstrikes conducted by the US forces in southern Uruzgan province of Afghanistan, Khaama Press reported. According to the local security ....

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