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  • Turkey’s president says it will oust Kurdish militants from Afrin, Syria

    Date: 2018-01-14 22:54:58 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:89 - ID:7190952

    ANKARA, Jan 14 (MENA) – Turkey's president vowed to oust Kurdish militants from Afrin, northern Syria, as Syrian rebels also said they were bracing for such an operation, ABC News reported on Sunday. Speaking in the eastern province of Elazig, ....

  • Official: Cameroon bus crash kills at least 21, injures 38

    Date: 2018-01-14 22:41:06 GMT - Cameroon - World - SN:87 - ID:7190950

    YAOUNDE, Jan 14 (MENA) - A governor in Cameroon says at least 21 people have been killed and at least 38 injured when a bus veered off a road and crashed into a tree in a ravine, The Washington Post reported. West Region Gov. Awah Fonka said ....

  • 5.4 earthquake hits provinces in Afghanistan

    Date: 2018-01-14 17:41:49 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:70 - ID:7190749

    KABUL, Jan 14 (MENA) - An earthquake measuring 5.4 on Richter scale trembled some areas in Afghanistan but there was no report of casualties, Pajhwok news agency reported Sunday. According to the US Geological Survey (USGS) the earthquake took ....

  • Deadly earthquake shakes southern Peru

    Date: 2018-01-14 16:38:11 GMT - Peru - World - SN:67 - ID:7190750

    LIMA, Jan 14 (MENA) - Two people were killed when a 7.1-magnitude earthquake shook Peru on Sunday, according to a regional governor, CNN reported. One of the two victims was a 55-year-old man crushed by a rock in Yauca, tweeted Yamila Osorio, ....

  • Over 30 children killed in the first two weeks of 2018 in Syria

    Date: 2018-01-14 16:15:05 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:65 - ID:7190705

    CAIRO, Jan 14 (MENA) - UNICEF said in a report that over 30 children killed in the first two weeks of 2018 in Syria. In a statement carried by Relief Web, Fran Equiza, UNICEF Representative in Syria said, "At a time when most parents are filled ....

  • Several Daesh militants killed in latest US drone strikes in East of Afghanistan

    Date: 2018-01-14 16:11:11 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:64 - ID:7190684

    KABUL, Jan 14 (MENA) - Several militants affiliated with the Daesh terrorist group were killed in the latest airstrikes conducted by the US forces in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan. Officials in Nangarhar police commandment said the US ....

  • Trump rips Wall Street Journal: I never said I have a good relationship with Kim Jong Un

    Date: 2018-01-14 15:51:54 GMT - USA - World - SN:63 - ID:7190648

    WASHINGTON, Jan 14 (MENA) – US President Donald Trump on Sunday morning went after The Wall Street Journal, claiming he never said he had a good relationship with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, The Hill reported. "The Wall Street Journal stated ....

  • Germany concerned over construction of further Israeli settlements in West Bank

    Date: 2018-01-14 15:09:23 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:58 - ID:7190540

    CAIRO, Jan 14 (MENA) – The German Foreign Office said it noted with great concern decisions on the construction of further Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank, the office said on its official website on Sunday. “Particularly worrying is ....

  • Iran says hundreds of protesters released from detention

    Date: 2018-01-14 14:59:25 GMT - Iran - World - SN:56 - ID:7190585

    TEHRAN, Jan 14 (MENA) - Iranian officials said that hundreds of people detained in recent weeks during anti-government protests have been released and acknowledged that at least 25 people were killed during the unrest. The demonstrations that ....

  • Pope: It's a sin if fear makes us hostile to migrants

    Date: 2018-01-14 13:03:53 GMT - Vatican - World - SN:40 - ID:7190254

    VATICAN, Jan 14 (MENA) - Pope Francis says while fear of migrants is "legitimate," it's a sin if that causes hostility. Francis invited migrants, refugees, asylum-seekers, newly-arrived immigrants and second-generation immigrant families to a ....

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