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  • 12 dead in suicide blast in Pakistan

    Date: 2017-10-05 14:19:32 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:46 - ID:7025281

    ISLAMABAD, Oct 5 (MENA) – At least 12 people were killed and eight injured in a suicide blast at a shrine in Balochistan's Jhal Magsi in Pakistan, Geo TV quoted police officials as saying on Thursday. Deputy Commissioner Asadullah Kakar confirmed ....

  • British writer Kazuo Ishiguro wins 2017 Nobel Prize for Literature

    Date: 2017-10-05 11:32:22 GMT - Sweden - World - SN:34 - ID:7024942

    STOCKHOLM, Oct 5 (MENA) - The Japanese-born British writer Kazuo Ishiguro won the 2017 Nobel Prize for Literature on Thursday, the awarding Swedish Academy said as quoted by the BBC. Ishiguro, 62, who is known for novels such as A Pale View of ....

  • No evidence to indicate terrorism in Las Vegas shooting: FBI

    Date: 2017-10-05 08:53:55 GMT - USA - World - SN:12 - ID:7024424

    WASHINGTON, Oct 5 (MENA) - There was no evidence at this point to indicate that the mass shooting in Las Vegas this week was terrorism, a Federal Bureau of Investigation agent told a news conference on Wednesday. FBI Special Agent in Charge ....

  • 17 dead as boat capsizes on River Niger

    Date: 2017-10-05 05:37:09 GMT - Nigeria - World - SN:4 - ID:7024358

    ABUJA, Oct 5 (MENA) - At least 17 persons lost their lives after a boat ferrying around 60 passengers capsized on River Niger in Kebbi State, The Daily Post of Nigeria reported. The National Emergency Management (NEMA) said that the incident ....

  • World community must put end to oil trade with terrorists — Lavrov

    Date: 2017-10-04 22:45:08 GMT - Russia - World - SN:83 - ID:7024267

    MOSCOW, Oct 4 (MENA) - The international community must put an end to trade with terrorists in oil, precious metals and historical artifacts, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told the 16th international conference of heads of secret and ....

  • Las Vegas shooter bought 33 guns in last 12 months

    Date: 2017-10-04 22:09:55 GMT - USA - World - SN:79 - ID:7024151

    WASHINGTON, Oct 4 (MENA) - Stephen Paddock, the man whose Las Vegas shooting rampage killed 59 people and left more than 500 injured, bought 33 guns in the past 12 months, a law enforcement official was quoted by US Today as saying on ....

  • UN official confirms stability in West Darfur

    Date: 2017-10-04 21:43:28 GMT - Sudan - World - SN:77 - ID:7024119

    KHARTOUM, Oct 4 (MENA) – A United Nations Mission in Darfur’s (UNAMID) official said stability prevailed in West Darfur and that a fruitful cooperation was maintained by the West Darfur government and his mission. His remarks came during a visit ....

  • Russian min. says Saudi companies in talks to invest in liquefied natural gas project

    Date: 2017-10-04 21:25:07 GMT - Russia - World - SN:76 - ID:7024117

    MOSCOW, Oct 4 (MENA) - Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Wednesday that Saudi companies, which he declined to name, were in talks to invest in a liquefied natural gas project in the Arctic led by Russia’s Novatek. Giving an ....

  • Next round of Astana talks on Syria set for October 30-31

    Date: 2017-10-04 21:15:39 GMT - Russia - World - SN:75 - ID:7024114

    MOSCOW, Oct 4 (MENA) - The next round of the Astana talks on Syria is set for October 30-31, and an opposition meeting may take place in Riyadh ahead of it, in mid-October, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov told TASS on ....

  • Mongolian parliament elects new prime minister

    Date: 2017-10-04 21:08:22 GMT - Mongolia - World - SN:74 - ID:7024275

    ULAANBAATAR, Oct 4 (MENA) – Mongolia’s parliament confirmed the nomination of motorbike enthusiast Ukhnaa Khurelsukh as prime minister on Wednesday, putting the country back on track to receive funds from a $5.5 billion IMF economic rescue package, ....

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