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    12,000 flee as Philippines warns of volcano eruption

    12,000 flee as Philippines warns of volcano eruption

    The crater of a rumbling Philippine volcano was glowing bright red today, with vulcanologists warning it could erupt within days, sending thousands fleeing from their homes. Volcanic earthquakes and rockfalls have shaken the summit of Mayon over the last 24 hours, after a number of steam- ...

    Traders hold anti-Pak protests in Muzaffarabad

    In Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, traders in Muzaffarabad blocked the Neelum Valley road and burnt tyres to show their anger against load shedding and damage of transformers in the area. The protest was called by the Anjuman Tajiran (a trade union) in Muzaffarabad, as local businessmen have ...

    Iran rejects any change to nuclear deal

    Iran rejects any change to nuclear deal

    Iran has rejected any modification of its nuclear deal with world powers after US President Donald Trump demanded tough new measures to keep the agreement alive. Trump said on Friday he would waive nuclear sanctions against Iran for the last time to give Washington and its European allies ...

    In a first, women in Saudi Arabia attend a soccer match

    In a first, women in Saudi Arabia attend a soccer match

    Women attended a soccer match in Saudi Arabia for the first time on Friday. Females were in attendance at the King Abdullah Sports City in Jeddah to witness Al-Ahli defeat Al-Batin 5-0.The result meant Al-Ahli closed the gap on table toppers Al-Hilal to one point.The introduction of women ...

    In a first, a women-only car exhibition opens in Saudi Arabia

    In a first, a women-only car exhibition opens in Saudi Arabia

    Women flocked to Le Mall in Jeddah on Thursday to check out the kingdom's first car exhibition aimed at women, a few months after Saudi Arabia granted them the right to drive. Pink, orange and yellow balloons hung in the mall's showroom as women posed for photos and selfies in front of ...

    Nigeria holds mass burial for 73 people killed in communal violence

    Nigeria holds mass burial for 73 people killed in communal violence

    73 people killed since the start of the year in communal violence between semi-nomadic herdsmen and farmers were buried in Nigeria on Thursday highlighting a bloody conflict over fertile land that is taking on political significance. The mass burial took place in Makurdi, in the central ...

    Pyongyang asks Seoul to abandon military drills with US

    Pyongyang asks Seoul to abandon military drills with US

    North Korea asked the South on January 11 to abandon its military manoeuvers with the US, saying that these exercises are fuelling tension on the Korean Peninsula and increasing the risk of war. "If the South Korean authorities really want detente and peace, they should first stop all the ...

    California mudslide: Death toll rises to 17, many missing

    California mudslide: Death toll rises to 17, many missing

    Authorities now say 17 people have died in Southern California mudslides and another 17 are missing. The death toll rose as searchers pulled two more bodies from the inundated area in the Santa Barbara County enclave of Montecito. Flash floods there on Tuesday swept immense amounts of ...

    Peru unveils popemobile ahead of Pope's visit

    Peru unveils popemobile ahead of Popes visit

    The Peruvian nunciature unveiled the popemobile on Wednesday which will be used by Pope Francis during his trip to Peru later this month. Three modified Chevrolet Traverses will transport the pope in front of crowds during his visit to the South American country.Pope Francis arrives to ...

    Tunisia arrests 237 after clashes and protests

    Tunisia arrests 237 after clashes and protests

    Tunisian police arrested 237 people, including two Islamists, for attacking police stations and government buildings and for vandalism in anti-government protests, the interior ministry said on Wednesday. A Jewish school was also attacked after demonstrations broke out in the North ...

    Armed robbers steal millions from Ritz Paris hotel

    Armed robbers steal millions from Ritz Paris hotel

    Axe-wielding robbers stole jewellery on Wednesday, possibly worth more than $5 million from a store in the famed Ritz Paris hotel, police said. Five thieves carried out the heist at the luxury hotel in late afternoon. Three were arrested while two others got away. There were no ...

    Nepal Election Commission announces schedule for election of National Assembly

    Nepal Election Commission announces schedule for election of National Assembly

    The Election Commission of Nepal has announced schedule for the election of 59 members National Assembly, the upper house of Parliament. According to a press release issued by the commission, nomination will filed on January 24. Candidates can withdraw their names on January 28 and final ...

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