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  • Several injured in Munich stabbing, suspect on the run

    Date: 2017-10-21 09:13:09 GMT - Germany - World - SN:27 - ID:7050347

    BERLIN, Oct 21 (MENA) - Several people have been injured after a knife attack in central Munich, with the suspect at large, according to German police. "We are searching for the attacker with all available units," the Telegraph newspaper quoted ....

  • Putin, Erdogan discuss situation in Syria

    Date: 2017-10-21 08:51:07 GMT - Russia - World - SN:25 - ID:7050217

    MOSCOW, Oct 21 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan held a telephone conversation to discuss the situation in Syria. Both presidents exchanged opinions on the Syrian conflict and gave an ....

  • Rockets hit Kabul’s diplomatic area

    Date: 2017-10-21 08:30:31 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:23 - ID:7050182

    KABUL, Oct 21 (MENA) - Two rockets fell near the headquarters of NATO’s Resolute Support mission in the diplomatic district in Afghan capital of Kabul early Saturday, Afghan officials said. Sirens of the Resolute Support headquarters and a number ....

  • One dead, another missing after fuel barge fire off Texas coast

    Date: 2017-10-21 08:12:40 GMT - USA - World - SN:19 - ID:7050181

    WASHINGTON, Oct 21 (MENA) - A barge loaded with crude oil caught fire off the Texas coast, leaving one crew member dead and another missing. More than 133,000 barrels of crude were on the barge when the fire broke out at 4:30 am (local time), ....

  • Daesh claims responsibility for deadly suicide bombing in Kabul

    Date: 2017-10-21 07:50:00 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:15 - ID:7050180

    KABUL, Oct 21 (MENA) - Daesh terrorist group claimed responsibility for Friday's attack that hit Imam Zaman mosque in Afghan capital, Kabul, killing at least 39 people. In a statement, Daesh said that one suicide bomber walked into a mosque in ....

  • S. Korean companies gear up to resume construction of two stalled reactors

    Date: 2017-10-20 20:19:40 GMT - south korea - World - SN:77 - ID:7049857

    SEOUL, Oct 20 (MENA) - South Korea's state-run nuclear operator said Friday it will consult with local contractors to resume work on building two new reactors as early as next month and compensate the damages incurred by a three-month break after a ....

  • Death toll from Afghanistan suicide bombings hits 72

    Date: 2017-10-20 20:13:25 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:76 - ID:7049853

    KABUL, Oct 20 (MENA) - The death toll from a suicide bombing at the Shiite Imam Zaman mosque mosque in western Kabul during Friday prayer has risen to 39, Sky News Arabia reported. In a separated attack, officials said at least 33 people were ....

  • Death toll from Afghanistan suicide bombings hits 63

    Date: 2017-10-20 19:25:49 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:73 - ID:7049799

    KABUL, Oct 20 (MENA) - An Afghan police spokesman has raised the death toll from a suicide bombing at a Sunni mosque in western Ghor province to 33 killed, including a warlord who was apparently the target of the attack, Fox News reported ....

  • Plague killed 94 in Madagascar -- WHO

    Date: 2017-10-20 19:01:51 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:72 - ID:7049814

    GENEVA, Oct 20 (MENA) - The World Health Organization said on Friday that plague is continuing to spread at an alarming rate in urban areas of Madagascar, with 94 deaths have been reported. The latest figures put the number of suspected cases at ....

  • Afghanistan president condemns mosque attacks

    Date: 2017-10-20 19:00:15 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:71 - ID:7049800

    KABUL, Oct 20 (MENA) - Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has issued a statement condemning the attacks on mosques in Kabul and in western Ghor province that killed at least 63 people during Friday prayers, Fox News reported. Ghani says that the ....

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