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  • Iranian soldier kills himself, 3 comrades

    Date: 2016-09-17 08:39:33 GMT - Iran - World - SN:19 - ID:5608409

    TEHRAN, Sept 17 (MENA) - An Iranian soldier has killed himself after shooting dead three of his comrades, media reports said. The shooting, which took place in a youth correctional facility in Yasuj, some 700 kilometers south of Tehran, left two ....

  • Putin to discuss bilateral cooperation with Kyrgyzstan’s president

    Date: 2016-09-17 08:22:27 GMT - Kyrgyzstan - World - SN:17 - ID:5608377

    BISHKEK, Sept 17 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin is finishing his visit to Bishkek on Saturday. The last day will be devoted to the bilateral agenda, TASS News Agency said. Putin will meet with Kyrgyzstan’s President Almazbek ....

  • Fire destroys Peru Baroque church in Cusco

    Date: 2016-09-17 07:57:07 GMT - Peru - World - SN:16 - ID:5608281

    LIMA, Sept 17 (MENA) - A fire has destroyed the famous Baroque church of San Sebastian in the Peruvian colonial city of Cusco, the BBC reported. Residents watched in despair as the blaze burned the gilded altar and valuable paintings inside the ....

  • Obama says pretty sure where he was born

    Date: 2016-09-17 06:57:18 GMT - USA - World - SN:8 - ID:5607997

    WASHINGTON, Sept 17 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama reacted to the Trump campaign's acknowledgement that the president was born in the US, saying he's "not that shocked" the conspiracy theory has found its way back into the news, ABC News ....

  • Death toll from Typhoon Meranti rises to 15

    Date: 2016-09-17 06:49:45 GMT - China - World - SN:6 - ID:5607993

    BEIJING, Sept 17 (MENA) – The death toll from Typhoon Meranti that hit China and Taiwan has climbed to 15, so far. While 13 people have died in China’s eastern provinces of Fujian and Zhejiang since the typhoon ripped through the country early ....

  • New York Times: Trump’s speech on economic program 'encouraging'

    Date: 2016-09-16 22:01:06 GMT - USA - World - SN:83 - ID:5607597

    NEW YORK, Sept 16 (MENA) – The New York Times on Friday said in its editorial that Donald Trump’s speech on economic program is encouraging and sets a clear contrast with Hillary Clinton on taxes, regulation and energy. According to Editorial ....

  • 2 arrests reported in probe of Belgian group

    Date: 2016-09-16 20:18:18 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:78 - ID:5607405

    BRUSSELS, Sept 16 (MENA) – Belgian prosecutors say three houses have been searched and two people arrested in connection with an ongoing investigation into the activities of a suspected terrorist group, Fox news reported on Friday. Ester Natus, a ....

  • Brazilian prosecutors charge 8 with promotion of terrorism

    Date: 2016-09-16 19:31:56 GMT - Brazil - World - SN:76 - ID:5607333

    RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept 16 (MENA) - Brazilian federal prosecutors have charged eight people with allegedly recruiting for and promoting terrorist organizations before the Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games, the New York Times reported. They are among ....

  • World's longest lightning bolt traveled almost 200 miles

    Date: 2016-09-16 19:24:08 GMT - USA - World - SN:75 - ID:5607273

    WASHINGTON, Sept 16 (MENA) - Scientists said the world's longest lightning bolt traveled 199.5 miles and also confirmed the existence of a lightning flash that lasted for over seven seconds, the Time reported Friday. The record-breaking bolt was ....

  • Man guilty over imam death in Britain

    Date: 2016-09-16 19:21:39 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:74 - ID:5607269

    LONDON, Sept 16 (MENA) - A man has been found guilty of murdering an imam he believed was performing "black magic", the BBC reported. Jalal Uddin was bludgeoned in the face in an attack in a Rochdale children's play area in February. Mohammed ....

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