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  • Suspected bomb threat reported in Austria's Salzburg, trains halted

    Date: 2018-01-10 18:13:37 GMT - Austria - World - SN:70 - ID:7184470

    VIENNA, Jan 10 (MENA) - The bomb scare at the main train station in Salzburg turned out to be a false alarm, according to Sputnik News. Train service has reportedly been temporarily suspended due to a suspected bomb threat at the central railway ....

  • North Korea declares success of high-level meeting with South Korea at Panmunjom

    Date: 2018-01-10 18:02:32 GMT - China - World - SN:69 - ID:7184476

    BEIJING, Jan 10 (MENA) - The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) declared as a success the high-level meeting with South Korea held at the truce village of Panmunjom, Xinhua reported Wednesday. The official Korean Central News Agency ....

  • Foreigners among 21 militants killed in Farah airstrikes in Afghanistan

    Date: 2018-01-10 11:39:33 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:31 - ID:7183694

    KABUL, Jan 10 (MENA) - At least 21 militants including foreign nationals were killed in the latest airstrikes conducted in western Farah province of Afghanistan. The Ministry of Defense of Afghanistan in a statement said the new airstrikes were ....

  • Iranian FM Zarif to visit Moscow on Wednesday

    Date: 2018-01-10 10:35:04 GMT - Russia - World - SN:19 - ID:7183464

    TEHRAN, Jan 10 (MENA) - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will visit Moscow on Wednesday in the framework of regular consultations with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, including on the nuclear deal, Sputnik quoted the Iranian ....

  • 7.6 magnitude earthquake shakes Caribbean Sea

    Date: 2018-01-10 07:35:24 GMT - USA - World - SN:9 - ID:7183171

    WASHINGTON, Jan 10 (MENA) - A magnitude 7.6 earthquake shook the Caribbean Sea. As of 10:48 p.m. CST, all tsunami advisories were canceled throughout the Caribbean and Central America. According to the National Tsunami Warning Center (NTWC), ....

  • Alps snow strands thousands of tourists in Switzerland

    Date: 2018-01-09 22:48:20 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:95 - ID:7182843

    GENEVA, Jan 9 (MENA) - Thousands of tourists have been left stranded after heavy snow in the Alps cut off towns and villages across Switzerland, France and Italy, the BBC reported on Tuesday. In the Swiss resort of Zermatt, more than 13,000 ....

  • 3 Taliban key militants arrested in Afghanistan

    Date: 2018-01-09 22:15:47 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:92 - ID:7182798

    KABUL, Jan 9 (MENA) - The Afghan Interior Ministry said Tuesday three Taliban key militants were arrested in a security operation in Southeastern Paktika province, the local Khaama Press reported. "Yesterday, three senior members of armed Taliban ....

  • Germany indicts Syrian on charges of promoting Daesh

    Date: 2018-01-09 22:06:42 GMT - Germany - World - SN:91 - ID:7182793

    BERLIN, Jan 9 (MENA) - Prosecutors in Germany have formally charged a 37-year-old Syrian man on allegations of promoting Daesh, obtaining bomb-making instructions and other crimes, Fox News reported Tuesday. The man, who wasn't identified, is ....

  • Seven, including five policemen, killed in Quetta suicide bombing

    Date: 2018-01-09 15:56:44 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:74 - ID:7182606

    ISLAMABAD, Jan 9 (MENA) - At least seven persons, including five policemen, were killed and 17 others injured on Tuesday in a suicide bombing near the Balochistan Assembly building in Quetta, Geo News quoted police as saying. The attacker blew ....

  • France says 3 of its nationals back home after being stabbed in Israel's Eilat

    Date: 2018-01-09 14:03:25 GMT - France - World - SN:65 - ID:7182126

    PARIS, Jan 9 (MENA) - The French Foreign Ministry asserted on Tuesday that the three French tourists who had been stabbed in the Israeli port of Eilat returned to France after receiving appropriate consular support. According to the Yedioth ....

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