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  • 4 killed as train hits vehicle in Ukraine

    Date: 2017-08-09 12:17:16 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:42 - ID:6937024

    KIEV, Aug 9 (MENA) - Four persons were killed including two children when a train hit a car in western Ukraine, according to the State Emergency Service of Ivano-Frankivsk city. A VAZ car was crashed by a train coming from Kiev in Halych district ....

  • French prosecutors investigating attack on soldiers in Paris

    Date: 2017-08-09 11:10:33 GMT - France - World - SN:36 - ID:6936892

    PARIS, Aug 9 (MENA) - French counter-terrorism prosecutors have opened an investigation into an attack that targeted a group of soldiers in a Parisian suburb, injuring six of them, according to ABC News. A car rammed into the soldiers earlier ....

  • French defense min. slams car-ramming into French soldiers

    Date: 2017-08-09 11:03:55 GMT - France - World - SN:33 - ID:6936746

    PARIS, Aug 9 (MENA) - French Defense Minister Florence Parly condemned a car-ramming into a group of military patrolling in the Paris suburb of Levallois-Perret Wednesday morning, the Radio France Internationale (RFI) reported. Six people were ....

  • Suicide attack leaves one dead in Kabul city

    Date: 2017-08-09 10:23:05 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:28 - ID:6936801

    KABUL, Aug 9 (MENA) - At least one person was killed after an explosion rocked Kabul city earlier this afternoon with the security sources saying only the suicide bomber was killed in the attack, Khaama Press reported. The incident took place in ....

  • Death toll from China earthquake climbs to 19, 164 injuries

    Date: 2017-08-09 10:16:29 GMT - China - World - SN:27 - ID:6936660

    BEIJING, Aug 9 (MENA) - The death toll from a strong earthquake hit south-western China on Tuesday has risen to 19 and 164 wounded people. At least five of the dead were tourists who were visiting the popular tourist destination Jiuzhaigou nature ....

  • Six French soldiers wounded after being hit by car in northern Paris

    Date: 2017-08-09 09:18:55 GMT - France - World - SN:18 - ID:6936638

    PARIS, Aug 9 (MENA) - A car has struck a group of soldiers in Paris, injuring six, two seriously, police said as quoted by the BBC. An urgent police operation is now under way to find the vehicle - reportedly a BMW - and driver involved in the ....

  • Tillerson leaves Malaysia, wraps up Southeast Asia tour

    Date: 2017-08-09 08:44:53 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:16 - ID:6936541

    KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 9 (MENA) - US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson wrapped up an overnight visit to Malaysia on Wednesday, ending a Southeast Asia tour aimed at signaling President Donald Trump's commitment to the region, abc news reported. Deputy ....

  • Kenya election 2017: Kenyatta ahead as votes counted

    Date: 2017-08-09 07:43:47 GMT - Kenya - World - SN:14 - ID:6936474

    NAIROBI, Aug 9 (MENA) - Kenya's incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta has taken a strong lead as votes are counted after Tuesday's election, the BBC reported. With 80% of results in he has 55% of the vote against 44% for his rival, Raila Odinga, ....

  • 4 Pakistani army officers killed in shootout with militants

    Date: 2017-08-09 07:12:03 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:11 - ID:6936440

    ISLAMABAD, Aug 9 (MENA) - Pakistan's military said an army major and three other officers have been killed in a shootout with militants in the country's tribal region bordering Afghanistan, the ABC News reported. In a statement, the military said ....

  • Guam adviser: Security level to remain in place after North Korea threats

    Date: 2017-08-09 06:27:44 GMT - USA - World - SN:5 - ID:6936422

    WASHINGTON, Aug 9 (MENA) - Guam's Department of Homeland Security and Office of Civil Defense said there is no change in threat level resulting from the North Korean events, adding there are several levels of defense all “strategically placed” to ....

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