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  • 7.2 -magnitude earthquake shakes El Salvador

    Date: 2016-11-25 09:57:42 GMT - USA - World - SN:29 - ID:6027253

    WASHINGTON, Nov 25 (MENA) - An earthquake of magnitude 7.2 has hit southern El Salvador, said the US Geological Service (USGS). The temblor occurred at a depth of 33 kilometers, according to USGS. There were no immediate reports of damage or ....

  • 200 arrests, police injured, as thousands clash with police at Bulgaria’s Harmanli refugee camp

    Date: 2016-11-25 08:19:27 GMT - Bulgaria - World - SN:16 - ID:6026689

    SOFIA, Nov 25 (MENA) - Bulgaria’s Prime Minister Boiko Borissov made a late-night visit to Bulgaria’s Harmanli refugee camp on November 24, when more than 200 arrests were reported as about 2,000 residents clashed with police, according to Sky News ....

  • Germany arrests Syrian refugee for possessing explosive substances

    Date: 2016-11-25 07:44:56 GMT - Germany - World - SN:15 - ID:6026657

    BERLIN, Nov 25 (MENA) – Prosecutor General in the German city of Stuttgart said that a 20-year-old Syrian refugee was arrested on Thursday for possessing explosive substances to use them in a potential terrorist attack. The Syrian young man was ....

  • Suspect in Turkey car-bombing reported dead after shootout

    Date: 2016-11-24 20:41:09 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:99 - ID:6025721

    ANKARA, Nov 24 (MENA) - A car bomb attack targeting a government building in southern Turkey killed at least two people and wounded 33 others Thursday, senior cabinet officials said. A suspect was later reported dead after a shootout with security ....

  • Office of UN special envoy for Syria denies reports on his resignation

    Date: 2016-11-24 18:47:21 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:92 - ID:6025401

    GENEVA, Nov 24 (MENA) - The Office of the UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura on Thursday denied media reports of his resignation, the Sputnik reported. "Media reports that Special Envoy de Mistura is resigning his post are not ....

  • Kremlin: No information on presence of Egypt's servicemen in Syria

    Date: 2016-11-24 17:08:50 GMT - Russia - World - SN:87 - ID:6024585

    MOSCOW, Nov 24 (MENA) - Russia has no information on the presence of Egyptian military servicemen fighting against terrorist groups in Syria, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Thursday. "I know nothing about it, I cannot say anything," he ....

  • WFP follows frontlines providing food to families affected by Mosul offensive

    Date: 2016-11-24 16:49:20 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:84 - ID:6024401

    GENEVA, Nov 24 (MENA) - The United Nations World Food Program (WFP) continues to follow frontlines in Mosul by delivering life-saving food assistance to families in camps and newly retaken areas, ReliefWeb reported on Thursday. "Access to ....

  • Russian diplomat says Mosul is on verge of humanitarian disaster

    Date: 2016-11-24 16:48:39 GMT - Russia - World - SN:83 - ID:6023821

    MOSCOW, Nov 24 (MENA) - The situation in Iraq’s Mosul is on the verge of a humanitarian catastrophe, Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharov was quoted by Russian news agency as saying on Thursday. "The situation around Iraq’s Mosul ....

  • Wall Street Journal highlights internal crises in Kurdistan

    Date: 2016-11-24 16:14:34 GMT - USA - World - SN:78 - ID:6023329

    WASHINGTON, Nov 24 (MENA) - The Wall Street Journal shed light on Thursday on the internal crises faced by Kurdish Iraqis since Mosul offensive started. The paper highlighted the political deadlock that looms over the self-ruled Kurdish region ....

  • US increases contribution to $207 million for Afghan humanitarian response

    Date: 2016-11-24 14:37:14 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:67 - ID:6023133

    KABUL, Nov 24 (MENA) - The United States increased its contribution to $207 million by pledging a new aid package of $39 million to Afghan human humanitarian response, Khaama Press reported on Thursday. “The United States is pleased to announce ....

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