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23 miners rescued in northeastern China after blast kills 11

23 miners rescued in northeastern China after blast kills 11

Rescuers pulled 23 miners to safety after a blast at an iron mine in northeast China trapped them underground and killed 11 others, the government said Wednesday. The search was continuing for two workers still missing after explosives that were being transported to a mine blew up near the entrance Tuesday afternoon in Benxi, a […]

June 6, 2018 | By | Reply More
At least 13 dead in bombing north of Kabul

At least 13 dead in bombing north of Kabul

Feb 22, – The bomber targeted a local police chief, injuring him on the eve of the latest round of quadrilateral talks to be held in Kabul in a bid to revive the peace process with the Taliban and end more than 14 years of war. At least 13 people, including nine civilians, were killed […]

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Battle rages for Burkina Faso hotel as suspected Islamists kill at least 20

Battle rages for Burkina Faso hotel as suspected Islamists kill at least 20

Jan 16, – Security forces began an assault to reclaim the Splendid Hotel in the early hours of Saturday and entered its lobby, part of which was on fire, said a Reuters witness, who later saw them enter the hotels upper floors amid bursts of gunfire. At least 20 people died and others were taken […]

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Nepal earthquake- Death toll crosses 3,700, rescue operations in full swing

Nepal earthquake- Death toll crosses 3,700, rescue operations in full swing

Apr 27, – That number represented a jump of 500 from earlier on Monday. Some in the government fear the toll from Saturday’s 7.9 magnitude quake could rise to as much as 5,000. The number of people killed in Nepal by the Himalayan country’s worst earthquake in eight decades has risen to 3,726, a home […]

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Iran, world powers reach initial deal on reining in Tehran’s nuclear program

Iran, world powers reach initial deal on reining in Tehran’s nuclear program

Apr 03, – The tentative agreement, after eight days of marathon talks in Switzerland, clears the way for negotiations on a settlement aimed at allaying Western fears that Iran was seeking to build an atomic bomb and in return lift economic sanctions on the Islamic Republic. Iran and world powers reached a framework agreement on […]

April 3, 2015 | By | Reply More
Iran leader says all nuclear issues can be resolved in talks

Iran leader says all nuclear issues can be resolved in talks

Mar 21, – “I believe an agreement is possible. There is nothing that cannot be resolved and the other party must make its final decision for this,” the official IRNA news agency quoted the Iranian leader as saying. Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said Saturday differences remain but that all issues can be resolved in talks […]

March 21, 2015 | By | Reply More
Iran will not be duped in nuclear deal-  Khamenei

Iran will not be duped in nuclear deal- Khamenei

Mar 12, – After the fallout from an open letter sent to Iran by Republican senators, Khamenei appeared before the Assembly of Experts, Iran’s highest clerical body, to praise Iran’s “trustworthy” team negotiating with the “deceitful” world powers. The Iranian negotiating team will not allow Tehran to be duped in any nuclear deal with world […]

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China says it monitored defiant US bomber flights

China says it monitored defiant US bomber flights

Nov 27, – A Chinese Defense Ministry statement Wednesday said the planes were detected and monitored as they flew through the zone for two hours and 22 minutes. It said all aircraft flying through the zone would be monitored, but made no mention of a threat to take “defensive emergency measures” against noncompliant aircraft that […]

November 27, 2013 | By | Reply More
Iran, six world powers clinch breakthrough nuclear deal

Iran, six world powers clinch breakthrough nuclear deal

Nov 24, – Iran and six world powers reached a breakthrough deal early on Sunday to curb Tehran’s nuclear programme in exchange for limited sanctions relief, in what could be the first sign of an emerging rapprochement between the country and the West. Aimed at ending a dangerous standoff, the agreement between Iran and the […]

November 24, 2013 | By | Reply More
Multiple earthquakes rattle northeast China

Multiple earthquakes rattle northeast China

Nov 23, – Multiple earthquakes hit northeast China on Saturday, with a 5.5 magnitude the strongest among them, according to seismologists, causing serious damage to homes. State TV images showed seriously damaged houses, some with roofs or walls partially collapsed The 5.5 magnitude quake hit at 6:04 am (2204 GMT Friday), 34 kilometres (21 miles) north […]

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