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Thirteen Pakistanis killed in Jordan valley farm fire

December 2 (Geo.tv) - Thirteen Pakistanis died on Monday after a fire broke out in their tin house in Southern Shuneh area, 45 km to the west of Amman, according to a statement by the Civil Defence Department in Jordan. Two Pakistani families live in the house which is located in one of the farms, the department said in the...

A photo taken on Oct 31, 2019, shows the North Korean Academy of Defence Science making a test-fire of a super-large multiple rocket launcher at an undisclosed location.PHOTO: AFP

North Korea fires unidentified projectiles: South Korea military

November 28 (Reuters) - North Korea fired unidentified projectiles on Thursday, South Korea’s military said, the first such launch in nearly a month, amid a stalemate in denuclearization talks between Pyongyang and Washington, as a year-end deadline looms to strike a deal. Japan’s Coast Guard said it had detected what appeared to be a missile launched by the North and was...

Iraqi demonstrators burn tires to block a street during ongoing anti-government protests in Najaf, Iraq November 28, 2019. REUTERS/Alaa al-Marjani

Iraqi forces kill 14 protesters after Iranian consulate torched

November 28 (Reuters) - Iraqi security forces shot dead 14 protesters in the southern city of Nassiriya on Thursday, medical sources said, and authorities imposed a curfew in Najaf after demonstrators burned an Iranian consulate. Authorities set up joint military-civilian “crisis cells” to try to stem unrest. The torching of the consulate in Najaf, the southern holy city, escalated violence...

Gotabaya Rajapaksa claims victory in 2019 Presidential Election.

Gotabaya Rajapaksa Claims Victory In Sri Lanka’s Presidential Elections

November 17 (newsin.asia) - The Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) on Sunday claimed that presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa has won the presidential election by winning 53% of the total votes. In a statement, MP Dullas Alahapperuma said although the final official results were yet to be released they had sufficient information that Gotabaya Rajapaksa had won the polls. Dullas urged...

Iraqi demonstrators take part in ongoing anti-government protests in Baghdad, Iraq November 14, 2019. REUTERS/Alaa al-Marjani

Four killed, 52 wounded in Baghdad protests: police, medics

November 14 (Reuters) - Iraqi security forces killed at least four people on Thursday and wounded more than 50 as they tried to push protesters further back to their main camp in central Baghdad, police and medical sources said. On Thursday morning, three protesters died after tear gas canisters directly struck them in the head and another died in hospital...

The flooded crypt of St Mark's Basilica is pictured during an exceptionally high water levels in Venice, Italy November 13, 2019. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri

Venice devastated by second highest tide in history

November 13 (Reuters) - Venice’s mayor called the city a disaster zone on Wednesday after the second highest tide ever recorded swept through it overnight, flooding its historic basilica and leaving many squares and alleyways deep under water. A local man from Pellestrina, one of the many islands in the Venetian lagoon, died when he was struck by lightning while...

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