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  • Pakistani PM visits Bahawal Victoria Hospital; briefed on fire tragedy

    Date: 2017-06-26 06:27:34 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:6 - ID:6869735

    ISLAMABAD, June 26 (MENA) – Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif reached Bahawalpur Monday morning to condole with families of the oil tanker fire victims. According to Geo News, Sharif, accompanied by his wife Kulsoom Nawaz and brother Punjab ....

  • Colombia boat sinking: Six killed, 16 missing

    Date: 2017-06-26 06:16:44 GMT - Colombia - World - SN:5 - ID:6869737

    BOGOTA, June 26 (MENA) - At least six people died when a passenger boat sank on a reservoir in north-western Colombia, the BBC quoted officials as saying. They said that 133 people were rescued, but 16 are still missing after the four-deck ....

  • Trump ends White House tradition of celebrating Ramadan with iftar dinner

    Date: 2017-06-25 15:09:08 GMT - USA - World - SN:39 - ID:6869445

    WASHINGTON, June 25 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump’s government has not held an iftar dinner for the end of Ramadan, breaking a Muslim tradition held at the White House for more than two centuries, Washington Post reported Sunday. The iftar ....

  • 149 burnt to death as oil tanker catches fire in Pakistan's Bahawalpur

    Date: 2017-06-25 12:28:38 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:33 - ID:6869250

    ISLAMABAD, June 25 (MENA) - At least 149 people were burnt to death and scores injured after an oil tanker caught fire in Bahawalpur's Ahmedpur East town on Sunday morning, officials said. More than 117 people were reported injured. The injured ....

  • Six hurt as car strikes crowd in Newcastle Eid celebration

    Date: 2017-06-25 10:18:57 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:25 - ID:6869179

    LONDON, June 25 (MENA) - Six people, including two children, were injured when a car ploughed into a crowd of people outside a sports centre in Newcastle, the BBC reported. It happened at about 09:14 BST outside Westgate Sports Centre where an ....

  • 10 Afghan policemen killed by Taliban

    Date: 2017-06-25 10:11:16 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:23 - ID:6869169

    KABUL, June 25 (MENA) - Ten policemen were killed and four others injured on Sunday when Taliban militants attacked a checkpost in Afghanistan's Herat province, Russian Today reported. “A group of Taliban militants attacked the checkpoint near ....

  • S.Korean PM urges N. Korea to free detainees

    Date: 2017-06-25 08:05:01 GMT - south korea - World - SN:17 - ID:6869025

    SEOUL, June 25 (MENA) - South Korean Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon on Sunday urged North Korea to free South Koreans and Americans detained in the reclusive country in the wake of the death of an American college student who died days after being ....

  • Colombian authorities arrest 8 for alleged ties to mall bomb

    Date: 2017-06-25 07:37:39 GMT - Colombia - World - SN:14 - ID:6868946

    BOGOTA, June 25 (MENA) – Eight people were arrested Saturday on suspicion of being involved in the explosion of a homemade bomb at a shopping mall that killed three people last weekend, the Daily Mail quoted the Colombian authorities as saying on ....

  • 140 burnt to death as oil tanker catches fire in Bahawalpur, Pakistan

    Date: 2017-06-25 07:03:39 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:11 - ID:6868927

    ISLAMABAD, June 25 (MENA) - At least 140 people were burnt to death when an oil tanker caught fire in Bahawalpur's Ahmedpur Sharqia Sunday morning, Geo News reported according to Pakistani rescue sources. More than 40 people were reported injured ....

  • Trump greets Muslims on Eidul Fitr

    Date: 2017-06-25 05:27:19 GMT - USA - World - SN:2 - ID:6868829

    WASHINGTON, June 25 (MENA) - President Donald Trump sent "warm greetings" to Muslims celebrating the end of Ramadan, Eidul Fitr. "On behalf of the American people, Melania and I send our warm greetings to Muslims as they celebrate Eidul Fitr," ....

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