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  • UNHCR sounds alarm as Mediterranean Sea deaths pass 1,500 mark

    Date: 2018-08-03 19:09:18 GMT - Switzerland - International - SN:11 - ID:7517658

    More than 1,500 refugees and migrants have lost their lives attempting to cross the Mediterranean in the first seven months of this year, the UNHCR said in its report on Friday. The bleak milestone was confirmed after more than 850 lives were ....

  • US citizen detained in Vietnam

    Date: 2018-08-03 19:06:34 GMT - Vietnam - International - SN:10 - ID:7517654

    A 54-year old American missing in Vietnam for nearly a month is being held by Vietnamese authorities, ABC News reported on Friday. Detained without charges, he is the second US citizen recently arrested by the government amid a widening ....

  • Russia urges Armenia to boost cooperation in humanitarian aid in Syria

    Date: 2018-08-03 19:03:34 GMT - Russia - International - SN:9 - ID:7517650

    Russia expects Armenia to take further practical steps to contribute to the humanitarian operation in Syria, Russian Deputy Defense Minister Alexander Fomin said at a meeting with Armenian Foreign Minister Zograb Mnatsakanyan, Interfax news agency ....

  • Blaze at New Kabul Bank branch contained

    Date: 2018-08-03 18:29:23 GMT - Afghanistan - International - SN:8 - ID:7517632

    A fire blamed on a short circuit caused millions of Afghanis - the basic monetary unit of Afghanistan- a loss to a branch of the New Kabul Bank in western Herat province. No casualties were reported, Pajhwok news agency reported on Friday. ....

  • Ships of NATO task forces leave Black Sea

    Date: 2018-08-03 18:27:15 GMT - Russia - International - SN:7 - ID:7517629

    Ships of NATO's two permanent task forces have left the Black Sea after a 20-day stay, an informed source told Interfax on Friday. "Ships of the Standing NATO Maritime Group 2 (SNMG2) and the Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group 2 (SNMCMG2) ....

  • Indian amb. denies revoking citizenship of 4m people in Assam state

    Date: 2018-08-02 16:29:11 GMT - Egypt - International - SN:7 - ID:7516216

    Indian Ambassador to Egypt Rahul Kulshreshth dismissed as “baseless” reports circulated about revoking the citizenship of some 4 million persons from the northeast state of Assam. The authorities are just accurately updating the National Register ....

  • Trump administration sanctions Turkish officials over detained American pastor

    Date: 2018-08-01 21:32:22 GMT - USA - International - SN:14 - ID:7515046

    The Trump administration on Wednesday sanctioned top Turkish officials over the country’s detention of American pastor Andrew Craig Brunson, Fox News reported. The US Treasury Department sanctions, first announced by the White House, target ....

  • Service resumes on busy Paris metro line after evacuation

    Date: 2018-08-01 10:50:14 GMT - France - International - SN:3 - ID:7514052

    Metro trains resumed operating on one of Paris’s busiest lines early Wednesday after a technical problem paralysed the network for hours, forcing the evacuation of hundreds of people through dark tunnels in stifling heat, The Express Tribune ....

  • Four people arrested following shooting at police in east London

    Date: 2018-07-27 20:58:14 GMT - United Kingdom - International - SN:11 - ID:7507815

    British police are appealing for witnesses after officers were caught in a gun battle in the streets of east London when suspects opened fire on their vehicle, Daily Mail reported. Officers were called to Lascelle Close in Leytonstone at 10.45pm ....

  • At least 5,000 evacuated in California wildfire

    Date: 2018-07-27 20:53:05 GMT - USA - International - SN:9 - ID:7507812

    More than 5,000 people have been evacuated as the US authorities expect a destructive blaze in Northern California to continue moving into urban areas, ABC News reported on Friday. California Governor's Office of Emergency Services spokesman ....

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