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  • 1 dead, 3 injured in helicopter crash in Latvia

    Date: 2017-10-08 22:42:32 GMT - Latvia - World - SN:89 - ID:7029813

    RIGA, Oct 8 (MENA) - A civilian helicopter has crashed in Latvia during a local car rally, killing one person and injuring three, Fox News reported. The helicopter apparently got tangled up in an electricity cable as it was taking off. Latvian ....

  • Swiss aid worker abducted in Darfur

    Date: 2017-10-08 22:38:37 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:88 - ID:7029814

    BERN, Oct 8 (MENA) - A Swiss humanitarian aid worker has been abducted in the conflict-torn Darfur region of Sudan, Switzerland's foreign ministry said on Sunday. The kidnapping is the first such incident since a UN peacekeeping force began ....

  • Nukes are 'abhorrent, immoral, illegal' - Nobel Peace Prize winner

    Date: 2017-10-08 22:23:54 GMT - Russia - World - SN:87 - ID:7029843

    MOSCOW, Oct 8 (MENA) - While Pyongyang ramps up tensions on the Korean peninsula with nuclear and missile tests and the US considers returning tactical nuclear weapons to South Korea, people need to realize the deadly nature a nuclear confrontation ....

  • S. Korea close to developing 'blackout bomb'

    Date: 2017-10-08 22:19:08 GMT - south korea - World - SN:86 - ID:7029788

    SEOUL, Oct 8 (MENA) – South Korea has secured technologies to build a non-lethal graphite bomb which can paralyze the North's power systems in case of war, Yonhap quoted military sources as saying on Sunday. The so-called "blackout bomb" works by ....

  • Swiss police shoot dead asylum seeker

    Date: 2017-10-08 18:56:28 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:70 - ID:7029835

    BERN, Oct 8 (MENA) - Swiss police have shot and killed a Sri Lankan asylum seeker near a refugee center in the Swiss canton of Ticino after he threatened fellow refugees with two knives, The Daily Mirror reported on Sunday. Police was alerted to ....

  • At least 100 European Daesh fighters 'to be prosecuted in Iraq, with most facing death penalty'

    Date: 2017-10-08 13:17:13 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:35 - ID:7029264

    LONDON, Oct 8 (MENA) - At least 100 European Daesh fighters will be prosecuted in Iraq, with most facing the death penalty, the country’s ambassador to Belgium has reportedly said. Jawad al Chlaihawi said Belgians were among those detained, along ....

  • Iran warns US against designating Guards a terrorist group

    Date: 2017-10-08 11:57:29 GMT - Iran - World - SN:24 - ID:7028892

    TEHRAN, Oct 8 (MENA) - Iran will consider the US army equivalent to the Islamic State militant group if Washington designates its Revolutionary Guards Corps a terrorist group, the Guards’ commander Mohammad Ali Jafari was quoted Euronews as saying ....

  • WHO to vaccinate Rohingya refugees against cholera

    Date: 2017-10-07 20:27:14 GMT - Bangladesh - World - SN:68 - ID:7028339

    DHAKA, Oct 7 (MENA) – The World Health Organization (WHO) reports 900,000 doses of oral cholera vaccine are expected to arrive in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh Saturday. A mass vaccination campaign for Rohingya refugees is set to begin Tuesday, October ....

  • London crash 'not terror-related', police say

    Date: 2017-10-07 19:23:16 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:64 - ID:7028235

    LONDON, Oct 7 (MENA) - A crash outside a London museum that injured 11 people was not terror-related, the BBC reported Saturday. A car mounted the pavement outside the Natural History Museum in Exhibition Road, South Kensington, at 14:20 ....

  • Three US fighter jets make emergency landings

    Date: 2017-10-07 19:00:24 GMT - Japan - World - SN:60 - ID:7028233

    TOKYO, Oct 7 (MENA) – Three US Air Force F-16 fighter jets made emergency landings at an airport in central Japan on Saturday, NHK News reported. The three jet fighters are stationed at the US Misawa Air Base in Aomori Prefecture, northern Japan. ....

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