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  • Australia end Syria's World Cup dream with extra-time winner

    Date: 2017-10-10 12:54:16 GMT - Australia - World - SN:35 - ID:7032578

    CANBERRA, Oct 10 (MENA) - Syria's dreams of a World Cup debut were dashed by Tim Cahill's aerial prowess as Australia's record goalscorer converted an extra-time header - his second of the match - to put his side into a play-off. The Melbourne ....

  • Two gunmen killed in Dagestan counter-terrorism operation

    Date: 2017-10-10 10:01:20 GMT - Russia - World - SN:16 - ID:7032099

    MOSCOW, Oct 10 (MENA) - Two armed gunmen were killed in a counter-terrorism operation in Russia’s North Caucasus republic of Dagestan. The news was carried Tuesday by Russian news agency TASS quoting the information center of the National ....

  • 10 dead as major wildfires ignite overnight across northern California

    Date: 2017-10-10 07:03:00 GMT - USA - World - SN:7 - ID:7031839

    CALIFORNIA, Oct 10 (MENA) - More than a dozen wildfires fueled by powerful winds swept through California wine country overnight, killing at least 10 people, destroying hundreds of homes and other structures, forcing thousands of people to flee and ....

  • UN chief condemns attacks on peacekeepers in Congo

    Date: 2017-10-10 07:02:41 GMT - USA - World - SN:6 - ID:7031838

    NEW YORK, Oct 10 (MENA) - United Nations Secretary General António Guterres strongly condemned a series of attacks attributed to the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) in the North Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, which resulted in ....

  • UN bans 4 ships from global ports for violating N Korea sanctions

    Date: 2017-10-10 06:17:01 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:2 - ID:7031836

    NEW YORK, Oct 10 (MENA) - The United Nations has banned four ships from visiting any global port, after they were found violating sanctions imposed on North Korea, the BBC reported on Tuesday. Hugh Griffiths, co-ordinator of a UN panel on North ....

  • California declares state of emergency due to wildfires

    Date: 2017-10-09 22:21:23 GMT - USA - World - SN:88 - ID:7031771

    WASHINGTON, Oct 9 (MENA) - California Governor Jerry Brown has declared a state of emergency in Napa, Sonoma and Yuba counties because of wildfires that the governor says are threatening thousands of homes, ABC News reported Monday Brown issued the ....

  • Turkey summons another US consulate employee as crisis deepens

    Date: 2017-10-09 22:18:55 GMT - USA - World - SN:87 - ID:7031770

    WASHINGTON, Oct 9 (MENA) - Turkish prosecutors said Monday that they had summoned an employee of the US consulate in Istanbul to testify in a criminal matter, only days after the government’s arrest of another consulate employee set off a bitter and ....

  • May says Britain is preparing for 'every eventuality' on Brexit

    Date: 2017-10-09 20:58:22 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:85 - ID:7031733

    LONDON, Oct 9 (MENA) - UK Prime Minister Theresa May told lawmakers on Monday her government is preparing for "every eventuality" on Brexit, including getting no deal with Brussels, The Sunday Herald reported. In her first public statement since ....

  • Mattis tells Army to "be ready" on North Korea military options

    Date: 2017-10-09 20:47:50 GMT - USA - World - SN:84 - ID:7031712

    WASHINGTON, Oct 9 (MENA) - US Defense Secretary James Mattis says the US Army "must stand ready" in the face of continued provocations by the North Korean regime, CBS News reported. While delivering the keynote address at the Association of the ....

  • US administration to rescind Obama-era carbon emissions rule

    Date: 2017-10-09 17:54:53 GMT - USA - World - SN:70 - ID:7031579

    NEW YORK, Oct 9 (MENA) - The Trump administration announced Monday that it would take formal steps to repeal President Barack Obama’s signature policy to curb greenhouse gas emissions from power plants, setting up a bitter fight over the future of ....

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