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Blast near US Embassy in Kabul after attack on President Ghani campaign rally

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Shortly after President Ashraf Ghani’s election rally was targeted in a bomb attack that killed at least 24, another blast rocked the heavily-guarded center of Kabul, where the US Embassy and government buildings are located. The attack hit near the Massoud Square in Kabul, close to the US Embassy premises, TOLO reported uploading footage that Read More

Russia’s newest passenger jet makes first international flight

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The latest Russian airliner, the Irkut MC-21-300, has made its first international flight to Turkey, the jet’s producer has announced. The aircraft took off from Zhukovsky International Airport near Moscow on Monday and flew 2,400 km to Istanbul Ataturk Airport in about three and a half hours. “The flight was normal. The aircraft and its Read More

‘Locked and loaded’: Trump warns Iran as oil prices surge

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By Alix Culbertson, news reporter Global oil prices surged by nearly 20% following the bombing of two massive Saudi energy plants. Analysts have warned motorists are likely to feel the effects in coming days as pump prices are set to rise, with Californian motorists to be hit the hardest as the state relies on Saudi Read More

Oil prices surge after Saudi drone attacks as US-Iran row deepens

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By Alix Culbertson, news reporter Global oil prices surged by nearly 20% following the bombing of two massive Saudi energy plants. Analysts have warned US motorists are likely to feel the effects in coming days as pump prices are set to rise, with Californian motorists to be hit the hardest as the state relies on Read More

Pakistani pop star faces 2 years in jail after ‘threatening’ Modi with snakes in viral video

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A Pakistani singer has accused the local wildlife protection agency of doing Indian PM Narendra Modi’s bidding after a video, that saw her posing with giant snakes and promising to set them at Modi, landed her in legal trouble. Rabi Pirzada, a Pakistani pop singer and a TV host, faces a fine and up to Read More

US blames Iran for drone attack on critical Saudi oil facility

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The US has blamed Iran for a drone attack on the world’s largest oil processing facility and another major oilfield. Secretary of state Mike Pompeo described the Saturday attack as “unprecedented” and pointed the finger at Tehran despite Yemen’s Houthi rebels claiming responsibility. Image: No injuries or fatalities have been reported He said on Twitter: Read More

Coordinated drone attack cuts Saudi oil production in half

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By Javier Blas and Nayla Razzouk on 9/14/2019 DUBAI (Bloomberg) – Saudi Arabia’s oil production was cut by half after a swarm of explosive drones struck at the heart of the kingdom’s oil industry and set the world’s biggest crude-processing plant ablaze. Saudi Aramco Abqaiq facility Saudi Aramco has had to cut production by as Read More

Oil facility critical to world’s energy supply on fire after drone attack

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By Sanya Burgess, news reporter The world’s largest oil processing facility has been hit in a drone attack. The Abqaiq facility in Saudi Arabia and the Khurais oil field, operated by the state owned Saudi Aramco, were hit early on Saturday, according to the kingdom’s interior ministry. The strike caused a huge fire at the Read More

At least six dead as torrential rain and floods hit Spain

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By Lucia Binding, news reporter At least six people have been killed and around 3,500 others evacuated in two days of torrential rain in southeastern Spain. Emergency services rescued people stuck in flooded highway tunnels as many roads, railways and an airport closed on Friday due to the severe weather conditions. Floods swept away cars Read More

Drone attack sparks fire at world’s largest oil processing facility

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By Sanya Burgess, news reporter The world’s largest oil processing facility has been hit in a drone attack. The Abqaiq facility in Saudi Arabia and the Khurais oil field, operated by the state owned Saudi Aramco, were hit early on Saturday, according to the kingdom’s interior ministry. The strike caused a huge fire at the Read More