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  • 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 ....

  • Japan’s Abe seeking to strengthen Western Balkan ties

    Date: 2018-01-15 19:48:40 GMT - Serbia - World - SN:106 - ID:7192983

    BELGRADE, Jan 15 (MENA) - Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has said that his country is seeking to strengthen relations with Serbia and other Balkan countries, ABC News reported. Abe visited Belgrade Monday as part of a six-country European ....

  • Pakistan sentences two terrorists to 21 years in jail

    Date: 2018-01-15 19:44:24 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:105 - ID:7192937

    ISLAMABAD, Jan 15 (MENA) - An anti-terrorism courts in Karachi of Pakistan on Monday sentenced two men to 21 years in prison each, after they were convicted of possessing illegal arms and explosives, Geo News reported. The court sentenced ....

  • Netanyahu invites Indian president to visit Israel

    Date: 2018-01-15 16:49:28 GMT - India - World - SN:93 - ID:7192767

    NEW DELHI, Jan 15 (MENA) - Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu who is currently on a visit to India invited the Indian President Ram Nath Kovind to visit Israel, said Israeli newspaper The Jerusalem Post. This came in a meeting between ....

  • South Africa summons US diplomat to explain Trump's hateful statements

    Date: 2018-01-15 15:56:13 GMT - South Africa - World - SN:90 - ID:7192644

    PRETORIA, Jan 15 (MENA) - South Africa summoned the United States' senior diplomat in the capital Pretoria over US President Donald Trump's recent disparaging comments about African nations, ABC news reported Monday. Trump has been accused of ....

  • 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, ....

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