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  • Australia pursues indefinite detention for terror convicts

    Date: 2016-09-15 11:12:06 GMT - Australia - World - SN:27 - ID:5600917

    CANBERRA, Sept 15 (MENA) - Australia on Thursday introduced a new law allowing the indefinite detention of people convicted of terror-related charges and parliament is expected to approve it as early as this week, Channel News Asia reported. A ....

  • UN: 3.7 million refugees lack access to schools

    Date: 2016-09-15 09:54:05 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:19 - ID:5600593

    NEW YORK, Sept 15 (MENA) - When armed conflicts or political instability send people fleeing from countries across the world, children leave behind not only their homes but also in many cases their education. That is the focus of a new report ....

  • 1 dead after major typhoon sweeps through Taiwan

    Date: 2016-09-15 08:50:42 GMT - Taiwan - World - SN:16 - ID:5600277

    TAIPEI, Sept 15 (MENA) - One person was dead in Taiwan after a typhoon roiled the island and parts of southeastern China, in what Chinese and Taiwanese weather authorities labeled the strongest storm so far this year, ABC News reported ....

  • Five killed as trains collide in Pakistan

    Date: 2016-09-15 08:03:32 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:13 - ID:5600057

    ISLAMABAD, Sept 15 (MENA) - At least five people were killed and several others injured as a passenger train collided with a goods train on late Wednesday night at Buch Railway Station near Multan, Pakistan, rescue officials said. The Awami ....

  • Man arrested in connection to arson at Florida mosque

    Date: 2016-09-15 07:33:05 GMT - USA - World - SN:11 - ID:5599961

    WASHINGTON, Sept 15 (MENA) - A 32-year-old man has been arrested over last Sunday's fire attack on a Florida mosque, which was attended by the Orlando nightclub gunman, the BBC reported on Thursday. Joseph Michael Schreiber faces at least 30 ....

  • Hillary doctor says she is fit and healthy

    Date: 2016-09-15 06:25:34 GMT - USA - World - SN:6 - ID:5599817

    WASHINGTON, Sept 15 (MENA) - Hillary Clinton is "healthy and fit to serve" as US president, says her doctor, as her campaign released updated medical information, the BBC reported. The statement said the Democratic presidential nominee "continues ....

  • Typhoon Meranti slams China

    Date: 2016-09-15 06:00:28 GMT - China - World - SN:3 - ID:5599765

    BEIJING, Sept 15 (MENA) - Typhoon Meranti has landed in mainland China after battering Taiwan with its strongest storm in 21 years, the BBC reported. The super typhoon, with gusts of up to 227km/h (141 mph), killed one person and left half a ....

  • US, Israel sign new dlrs 38 billion military aid deal, the biggest ever

    Date: 2016-09-14 21:59:08 GMT - USA - World - SN:85 - ID:5599349

    WASHINGTON, Sept 14 (MENA) - The United States and Israel have signed a new aid deal that will give the Israeli military dlrs 38 billion over the course of 10 years. It’s the largest such agreement the US has ever had with any country, the CBS News ....

  • 650 boat migrants rescued to safety, 5 corpses found in Mediterranean

    Date: 2016-09-14 21:12:43 GMT - Italy - World - SN:82 - ID:5599285

    ROME, Sept 14 (MENA) – The Italian coastguards on Wednesday pulled some 650 migrants to safety and recovered five dead bodies from boats in difficulty off the coast of Libya, ANSA news agency reported. In a statement released Wednesday night, ....

  • Brazil ex-president Lula and wife face charges in corruption scandal

    Date: 2016-09-14 20:47:27 GMT - Brazil - World - SN:79 - ID:5599289

    BRASILIA, Sept 14 (MENA) - Federal prosecutors in Brazil have asked a judge to file corruption charges against former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, the BBC News reported. The prosecutors had been investigating whether Lula and his wife ....

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