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  • 23 killed, wounded in suicide bombing in southwest Pakistan

    Date: 2017-11-25 10:27:23 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:32 - ID:7108425

    ISLAMABAD, Nov 25 (MENA) - Four people were killed and 19 others injured when a suicide bomber detonated his explosives vest in the southwestern city of Quettain on Saturday, Pakistani police said. The suicide attack took place near a bus ....

  • Flooding on Skagit River forces 250 to evacuate homes

    Date: 2017-11-25 07:24:54 GMT - USA - World - SN:11 - ID:7108132

    WASHINGTON, Nov 25 (MENA) - Flooding on the Skagit River forced about 250 to evacuate their homes Thanksgiving Day. A flood warning remains in effect until Saturday morning for the Skagit River in Mt. Vernon. Mt. Vernon is a city that's ....

  • Castro meets N. Korea minister amid hope Cuba can defuse tensions

    Date: 2017-11-25 07:23:22 GMT - Cuba - World - SN:10 - ID:7108158

    HAVANA, Nov 25 (MENA) - Cuban President Raul Castro met with North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho on Friday amid hopes the communist-run island might be able to persuade its Asian ally to avert a showdown with the United States. "In the ....

  • UK PM deplores Arish terror attack, calls it “sickening”

    Date: 2017-11-24 15:50:07 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:87 - ID:7107233

    LONDON, Nov 24 (MENA) – British Prime Minister Theresa May condemned the terrorist attack that targeted a mosque in the North Sinai city of Arish, killing and injuring a large number of worshipers. "Appalled by the sickening attack on a mosque in ....

  • Afghan airstrike kills Taliban commander

    Date: 2017-11-24 13:46:44 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:60 - ID:7106884

    KABUL, Nov 24 (MENA) - An Afghan official says an Afghan airstrike had killed a Taliban commander and five of his family members in the northeastern Kapisa province, ABC news reported Friday. Spokesman for the province's governor Qais Qaderi ....

  • Suicide bomber kills police officer, his guard in Pakistan

    Date: 2017-11-24 08:22:52 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:11 - ID:7106144

    ISLAMABAD, Nov 24 (MENA) - A suicide bomber on a motorcycle struck a vehicle carrying the deputy provincial police chief in the northwestern city of Peshawar, killing him and his guard and wounding six others, Pakistani police said on Friday. The ....

  • 13 people killed, wounded as passenger train derails in northern India

    Date: 2017-11-24 07:41:57 GMT - India - World - SN:9 - ID:7106104

    NEW DELHI, Nov 24 (MENA) - At least three people were killed and 10 others injured when a passenger train derailed in India's Uttar Pradesh state in northern India, local media reported on Friday. The Vasco Da Gama-Patna Express train was on its ....

  • American F-22 jets to join massive air drills on Korean peninsula next month

    Date: 2017-11-24 07:32:07 GMT - south korea - World - SN:8 - ID:7106092

    SEOUL, Nov 24 (MENA) - Six F-22 fighters from the US Air Force are scheduled to join the largest South Korea-US air exercise on the Korean peninsula next month, South Korean military official said on Friday. "Six F-22 fighters from the US Air ....

  • Deal on Rohingya repatriation inches forward, but hurdles remain - paper

    Date: 2017-11-23 20:41:17 GMT - USA - World - SN:82 - ID:7105936

    NEW YORK, Nov 23 (MENA) - Myanmar and Bangladesh said Thursday that they had moved one step closer to the possible repatriation of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya who have fled Myanmar for Bangladesh over the past three months, The New York Times ....

  • Russia hopes for constructive cooperation with Zimbabwe under new authorities

    Date: 2017-11-23 19:24:44 GMT - Russia - World - SN:77 - ID:7105884

    MOSCOW, Nov 23 (MENA) - Russia hopes to continue constructive cooperation with Zimbabwe under the new authorities, both in the bilateral format and on the global arena, Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova was quoted by TASS as ....

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