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Source: Arab News 8 months ago
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Tue, 2018-04-24 03:39

BEIJING: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has expressed his “bitter sorrow” after dozens of Chinese tourists were killed when a bus they were traveling in plunged off a bridge.
Thirty-two Chinese tourists and four North Koreans perished in the accident south of Pyongyang Sunday night, Chinese officials and state media said. Two other Chinese nationals were injured.

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Source: Arab News 8 months ago
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Tue, 2018-04-24 03:39

SINGAPORE: Brent crude oil rose for sixth day on Tuesday, passing $75 a barrel, on expectations that supplies will tighten because fuel is rising at the same time the US may impose sanctions against Iran and OPEC-led output cuts remain in place.
Brent crude oil futures climbed to as high as $75.20 a barrel in early trading on Tuesday, the highest since Nov. 27, 2014. Brent was still at $75 a barrel at 0311 GMT up 29 cents, or 0.4 percent, from its last close.

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Source: islamtimes.org 8 months ago
Islam Times - The UN Secretary General has strongly decried Saudi Arabia's deadly airstrike on a wedding ceremony in Yemen's Hajjah province.
Source: islamtimes.org 8 months ago
Islam Times - Iran says the European signatories to a multilateral nuclear agreement reached between Tehran and the P+1 group of countries should convince US President Donald Trump not to pull out of the deal, because there is no "Plan B" for it.
Source: islamtimes.org 8 months ago
Islam Times - Flight records of Donald Trump’s trip to Russia confirm that he spent the night in Russia, contradicting what he had told former FBI Director James Comey, whom he fired amid the so-called Russia probe.
Source: islamtimes.org 8 months ago
Islam Times - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says his country has not yet decided to supply advanced S-300 missile defense systems to Syria, adding that the issue will be made public if Moscow makes such a decision.
Source: islamtimes.org 8 months ago
Islam Times - The Israeli military has targeted a Syrian army artillery position in the Golan Heights after claims that a mortar shell exploded close to the occupied territory.
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Islam Times - Palestinian and foreign doctors say the live fire used by Israeli troops has caused unusually severe injuries among protesters in the besieged Gaza Strip over the past month.
Source: Arab News 8 months ago
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Tue, 2018-04-24 04:57

TORONTO: The crime scene seems to go on forever, a taped off stretch of street scattered with bodies under orange sheets, urban debris and a pair of abandoned shoes.

Toronto police have arrived, and a suspect is under lock and key, but no one yet knows why the driver of a white rental van spread death and destruction under the warm spring sunshine.

“I heard screaming, yelling. I turned back and saw this truck going that way. He was going in and out, back and forth, zigzagging. He just kept on going,” said 42-year-old Rocco Cignielli.

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Source: islamtimes.org 8 months ago
Islam Times - The European Commission on Tuesday suggested that the European Union opens the talks with the two Balkan nations of Albania and Macedonia to prepare for their accession to the 27-nation bloc.

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