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Blast in Afghan mosque kills 17: officials

By AFP

October 18, 2019 – 5:53 pm

JALALABAD: At least 17 people were killed and dozens wounded in a blast inside an Afghan mosque during Friday prayers, officials said, a day after the United Nations said violence in the country had reached “unacceptable” levels.


Liverpool eye more misery for Man Utd as Man City, Spurs seek fresh start

By AFP

October 18, 2019 – 5:39 pm

LONDON: Liverpool can rub more salt into Manchester United wounds with a first victory at Old Trafford in five years on Sunday, while Manchester City will try to haul themselves back onto the leader´s coattails with victory at Crystal Palace.


Boris Johnson agrees ‘great’ new Brexit deal with EU

By AFP

October 17, 2019 – 8:50 pm

LONDON: Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Thursday that Britain and the European Union had agreed a “great” new Brexit deal and urged lawmakers to approve it at the weekend.


35 killed as bus carrying foreigners crashes in Saudi Arabia

By AFP

October 17, 2019 – 8:38 pm

RIYADH: Thirty-five foreigners were killed and four others injured when a bus collided with another heavy vehicle near Medina, Saudi state media said on Thursday.


Erdogan says Turkey ‘can never declare ceasefire’ in north Syria

By AFP

October 16, 2019 – 5:48 pm

ISTANBUL: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan dismissed a US proposal to broker a ceasefire in northern Syria and said he was not worried over US sanctions, in comments published in Turkish media on Wednesday.