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  • Suicide mosque attacks kill scores in Afghanistan

    Date: 2017-10-20 18:07:33 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:68 - ID:7049749

    KABUL, Oct 20 (MENA) - Some 60 people have been killed in two separate attacks on mosques in Afghanistan, the BBC reported. A gunman entered a Shia mosque in Kabul before opening fire and detonating an explosive, killing at least 39 ....

  • Spain's measures to impose direct rule will be revealed on Saturday: Spain PM

    Date: 2017-10-20 17:52:59 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:66 - ID:7049703

    LONDON, Oct 20 (MENA) - Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said measures to impose direct rule over Catalonia have cross-party support in Madrid, and will be revealed after an emergency cabinet meeting on Saturday, The Independent reported Friday. ....

  • Russia hands over fighter jets to Serbia

    Date: 2017-10-20 15:43:52 GMT - Serbia - World - SN:56 - ID:7049559

    BELGRADE, Oct 20 (MENA) - Russia formally handed over six MiG-29 fighter jets to Serbia Friday, part of an arms delivery that has the potential to accentuate tensions in the war-weary Balkans, The Seattle Times reported. The ceremony at a ....

  • Man attacks people at shopping mall in Poland

    Date: 2017-10-20 15:32:09 GMT - Poland - World - SN:55 - ID:7049547

    WARSAW, Oct 20 (MENA) - A man attacked people with a knife Friday at a shopping mall in southeastern Poland, killing one person and sending seven others to the hospital with wounds, police said, Fox News reported. Andrzej Wierszyna, spokesman for ....

  • Japan's 83-year-old emperor 'will abdicate in 18 months'

    Date: 2017-10-20 15:26:08 GMT - Japan - World - SN:53 - ID:7049539

    TOKYO, Oct 20 (MENA) - Japan's Emperor Akihito is expected to abdicate by March 2019, allowing his son Crown Prince Naruhito to become the new Emperor by April, the Daily Mail reported on Friday. The 83-year-old, who has ruled over Japan for more ....

  • Suicide bomb in Kabul Shia mosque kills dozens

    Date: 2017-10-20 15:24:35 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:52 - ID:7049546

    KABUL, Oct 20 (MENA) - A suicide bomber has killed at least 30 people inside a mosque in the Afghan capital Kabul, officials say. An eyewitness told the BBC the scene at the Imam Zaman mosque, in the west of the city, "looks like a ....

  • Tillerson assures Trump Administration won’t block European trade with Iran

    Date: 2017-10-20 14:20:49 GMT - USA - World - SN:48 - ID:7049358

    WASHINGTON, Oct 20 (MENA) - US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the Trump administration isn’t seeking to disrupt European business deals with Iran, offering a message of reassurance following President Donald Trump’s refusal last week to ....

  • WHO supports containment of rare virus on Uganda-Kenya border

    Date: 2017-10-20 13:40:38 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:44 - ID:7049339

    GENEVA, Oct 20 (MENA) - World Health Organisation (WHO) is working to contain an outbreak of Marburg virus disease (MVD) that has appeared in eastern Uganda on the border with Kenya, WHO said on its official website. At least one person is ....

  • Resumption of strategic stability dialogue with US initiated by Russia - Lavrov

    Date: 2017-10-20 12:58:52 GMT - Russia - World - SN:38 - ID:7049264

    MOSCOW, Oct 20 (MENA) - Russia initiated the resumption of a dialogue on every issue of interest to the United States, including strategic stability, being aware of the problems experienced by the new US administration, Russian Foreign Minister ....

  • Pollution is killing millions of people a year, experts warn

    Date: 2017-10-20 12:35:04 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:35 - ID:7049199

    LONDON, Oct 20 (MENA) - Pollution is killing 50,000 people a year in the UK, according to a damning new report, which lays bare the toxic danger posed by contaminated air and water, The Independent reported. The problem is responsible for more ....

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