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  • 2 injured in stabbing at Amsterdam railway station, suspect shot by police

    Date: 2018-08-31 18:04:14 GMT - Netherlands - International - SN:7 - ID:7556026

    The Dutch police have shot and injured a suspect following a stabbing which left two people wounded at Amsterdam railway station, Russia Today reported. It is unclear at the moment if the incident is related to terrorism. The victims, as ....

  • Pakistan rally ends after Dutch cartoon contest is canceled

    Date: 2018-08-31 18:00:42 GMT - Pakistan - International - SN:5 - ID:7556021

    Thousands of Pakistan's Islamists dispersed peacefully after ending their protest march near Islamabad on Friday following the cancellation of a Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest sponsored by an anti-Muslim Dutch lawmaker, ABC News reported. The ....

  • McCain honored as his body lies in state at US Capitol

    Date: 2018-08-31 17:58:01 GMT - USA - International - SN:4 - ID:7556017

    US Senator John McCain's week of remembrance continues on Friday with the Senator lying in state at the US Capitol Rotunda, CNN reported. Speakers at a ceremony there, including Vice President Mike Pence, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell ....

  • Ukraine separatist leader killed in explosion

    Date: 2018-08-31 17:56:48 GMT - Ukraine - International - SN:3 - ID:7556014

    Head of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) Alexander Zakharchenko was killed by an explosion in Donetsk on Friday. The explosion occurred in the Separ restaurant in the city center, TASS news agency reported. Zakharchenko was ....

  • Dollar rate up at major Egyptian banks

    Date: 2018-08-29 10:46:18 GMT - Egypt - International - SN:3 - ID:7552440

    The exchange rate of the US dollar went up during Wednesday transactions at major banks. The dollar exchange rate settled at EGP 17.78 for buying and EGP 17.88 for selling at the National Bank of Egypt and Banque Misr. At the Commercial ....

  • Pakistani PM to skip UNGA session in Sept.

    Date: 2018-08-29 10:45:56 GMT - Pakistan - International - SN:2 - ID:7552438

    Prime Minister Imran Khan will skip next month’s United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) session to focus his attention on the country’s economy, said Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Wednesday. Qureshi will lead the Pakistani delegation ....

  • Finance min.: Customs exchange rate to remain unchanged at EGP 16 in Sept.

    Date: 2018-08-29 10:06:25 GMT - Egypt - International - SN:1 - ID:7552344

    Finance Minister Mohamed Mait has decided to keep the exchange rate of the US dollar for customs unchanged at EGP 16 until the end of September. The rate of the customs dollar hovers around 90% of its common price in banks, according to a recent ....

  • Pompeo vows to confront Iran's attempt to interfere in US sovereign rights

    Date: 2018-08-27 14:59:41 GMT - USA - International - SN:4 - ID:7549679

    US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday that his country considers Iran’s lawsuit with the International Court of Justice an attempt to interfere with its rights to take actions on national security grounds and will fight Tehran’s ....

  • British woman sent back to prison in Iran after being temporarily released

    Date: 2018-08-26 22:34:49 GMT - United Kingdom - International - SN:10 - ID:7548529

    Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, the British-Iranian woman jailed for spying in Iran, is back in prison after the judiciary rejected a request to extend her three-day temporary release, The Guardian reported. Zaghari-Ratcliffe was released on Thursday ....

  • Multiple fatalities after mass shooting at Florida video game tournament

    Date: 2018-08-26 22:27:11 GMT - USA - International - SN:8 - ID:7548525

    Multiple people were killed Sunday when a gunman opened fire during a video game tournament in Florida, USA Today reported. "Mass shooting at the Jacksonville Landing. Stay far away from the area. The area is not safe at this time. STAY AWAY," ....

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