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  • 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 ....

  • Police shoot man during sword attack on Indonesian church

    Date: 2018-02-11 09:45:31 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:20 - ID:7239155

    JAKARTA, Feb 11 (MENA) - Police in Indonesia shot a sword-wielding man who attacked a church congregation during Sunday Mass, injuring four people, including a German priest, ABC News reported. The reason for the attack Sunday morning in Sleman ....

  • At least 27 killed in Indonesia bus crash

    Date: 2018-02-10 18:25:14 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:56 - ID:7238526

    JAKARTA, Feb 10 (MENA) - A bus plunged from a hill while traveling on Indonesia's main island of Java on Saturday, killing at least 27 people, police said. Local police chief Muhammad Joni said 16 other people were hospitalized with injuries, some ....

  • Briton who threatened to bomb mosques jailed

    Date: 2018-02-10 17:05:50 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:54 - ID:7238353

    LONDON, Feb 10 (MENA) - A Nazi-sympathizer who threatened to petrol bomb mosques after the Manchester Arena attack and who had an array of medieval weapons at his home has been jailed for eight years, The Independent reported ....

  • Turkish military helicopter shot down in Syria operation - Erdogan

    Date: 2018-02-10 13:51:52 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:37 - ID:7237982

    ANKARA, Feb 10 (MENA) - A Turkish military helicopter was shot down during Operation Olive Branch conducted in Afrin in northern Syria, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said. Turkish Defense Minister Turkish Defense Minister Nurettin Canikli ....

  • N. Korean leader proposes inter-Korean summit with Moon

    Date: 2018-02-10 09:52:00 GMT - south korea - World - SN:20 - ID:7237435

    SEOUL, Feb 10 (MENA) - North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un has asked South Korean President Moon Jae-in to visit Pyongyang at the "earliest date" possible for what will be a third inter-Korean summit, Kim's sister told the South Korean leader on ....

  • Moon holds meeting with N. Korea's titular head of state

    Date: 2018-02-10 08:47:12 GMT - south korea - World - SN:11 - ID:7237345

    SEOUL, Feb 10 (MENA) - South Korean President Moon Jae-in met with North Korea's ceremonial head of state Kim Yong-nam, the highest-ranking North Korean official to visit South Korea and the head of a 22-member North Korean delegation to the ....

  • Taiwan earthquake death toll rises to 14

    Date: 2018-02-10 08:31:39 GMT - Taiwan - World - SN:9 - ID:7237344

    TAIPEI, Feb 10 (MENA) - Search and rescue workers found the bodies of two people believed to be members of a Chinese family trapped in a partially collapsed hotel in Taiwan on Saturday, bringing the death toll from this week's earthquake to ....

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