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  • 5.8-magnitude quake hits Nicaragua: USGS

    Date: 2018-01-16 18:30:15 GMT - Nicaragua - World - SN:91 - ID:7194789

    WASHINGTON, Jan 16 (MENA) - An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.8 struck Nicaragua about 80km southwest of Rivas on Tuesday, Russia Today reported on Tuesday. An initial alert from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) put the magnitude at ....

  • 15 Tajikistani militants killed in airstrikes in northeastern Afghanistan

    Date: 2018-01-16 15:50:45 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:81 - ID:7194499

    KABUL, Jan 16 (MENA) - At least 15 militants from Tajikistan were killed on Tuesday in a series of airstrikes conducted in northeastern Badakhshan province of Afghanistan. The Afghan Air Force carried out a series of airstrikes against the ....

  • UNICEF: Three million children born into war in Yemen

    Date: 2018-01-16 12:14:56 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:48 - ID:7193791

    CAIRO, Jan 16 (MENA) - More than 3 million children were born in Yemen since the escalation in violence in March 2015, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said on Tuesday. In a UNICEF report entitled “Born into War”, it shed light on how ....

  • 23 militants killed in separate US drone strikes in Afghanistan

    Date: 2018-01-16 09:50:40 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:22 - ID:7193498

    KABUL, Jan 16 (MENA) - At least 23 three militants affiliated with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group and other insurgent groups were killed in separate drone strikes in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan, Khaama Press ....

  • More than 20 militants killed in clashes in northern Afghanistan

    Date: 2018-01-16 09:11:13 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:16 - ID:7193390

    KABUL, Jan 16 (MENA) - At least twenty-two militants were killed or wounded during the clashes in northern Balkh province of Afghanistan, Afghan army officials said late on Monday. According to the officials of the 209th Shaheen Corps, the clashes ....

  • 4.3 magnitude quake rattles Greece, tremors felt in Athens

    Date: 2018-01-16 07:17:10 GMT - Greece - World - SN:7 - ID:7193228

    ATHENS, Jan 16 (MENA) - A 4.3 magnitude quake that shook Greece on Monday night was felt in Athens, Russia Today reported. Witnesses reported a strong tremor in the capital city. The US Geological Survey said the quake struck 25 kilometers ....

  • Pope Francis arrives in Chile

    Date: 2018-01-16 07:03:28 GMT - Chile - World - SN:5 - ID:7193199

    SANTIAGO, Jan 16 (MENA) - Pope Francis arrived in the Chilean capital Monday evening to start a week-long swing through Chile and Peru in which he is expected to highlight the plight of indigenous peoples, the destruction of the Amazon rain forest ....

  • Pakistan says India 'deliberately' targeted civilian populated areas

    Date: 2018-01-15 21:29:15 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:113 - ID:7193100

    ISLAMABAD, Jan 15 (MENA) - Pakistan has warned India over what it said an Indian "deliberate targeting of civilian populated areas across the Line of Control (LoC). "The deliberate targeting of civilian populated areas and troops carrying out ....

  • Rocket lands in Kabul diplomatic area; no casualties reported

    Date: 2018-01-15 20:06:49 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:109 - ID:7192900

    KABUL, Jan 15 (MENA) - An explosion rocked Kabul city Monday with security officials saying that a rocket has landed in the diplomatic area of the city in Wazir Mohammad Akbar Khan area but the attack has not caused any casualties, the local Khaama ....

  • Pope Francis warns the world is at the brink of nuclear war

    Date: 2018-01-15 20:03:55 GMT - Italy - World - SN:108 - ID:7192984

    ROME, Jan 15 (MENA) – Pope Francis said on Monday he was really afraid about the danger of nuclear war and that the world now stood at "the very limit," CNBC reported. His comment, made as he flew off for a visit to Chile and Peru, came after ....

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