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  • Highest September temperature in UK since 1911 as 34.4C recorded

    Date: 2016-09-14 07:54:57 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:14 - ID:5595709

    LONDON, Sept 13 (MENA) - The UK's hottest day of the year so far - and the warmest September day since 1911 - has been recorded in Gravesend, Kent, where it reached 34.4C (93.9F). The spell of warm Autumn weather is forecast to continue across ....

  • SpaceX says rocket launches could resume as soon as November

    Date: 2016-09-14 07:30:44 GMT - USA - World - SN:13 - ID:5595557

    WASHINGTON, Sept 14 (MENA) - SpaceX said it expects to resume launches as soon as November, avoiding a lengthy delay after its September 1 launch pad explosion grounded flights and destroyed a Falcon 9 rocket and a communications ....

  • Obama: Clinton is most qualified candidate for US presidency

    Date: 2016-09-14 06:42:13 GMT - USA - World - SN:8 - ID:5595377

    WASHINGTON, Sept 14 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama has stepped in to defend a bruised and temporarily benched Hillary Clinton, hoping to reassure Democrats nervous both about their presidential candidate’s health and her handling of fresh ....

  • Russian, US diplomats discuss Syrian settlement

    Date: 2016-09-13 21:31:47 GMT - Russia - World - SN:66 - ID:5595125

    MOSCOW, Sept 13 (MENA) - Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov and US Ambassador to Moscow John Tefft on Tuesday conferred on the Syrian crisis settlement, the Russian foreign ministry said. "The sides discussed issues of the Syrian ....

  • Israel: Syrian claim to have shot down Israeli warplane, drone is 'total lies'

    Date: 2016-09-13 17:59:01 GMT - Israel - World - SN:55 - ID:5594357

    GAZA, Sept 13 (MENA) - The Israeli army has rejected Syrian military claims to have downed an Israeli warplane and drone over southwest Syria Tuesday morning as "completely false," CNN reported. The General Command of the Syrian Armed Forces said ....

  • Bomb kills 2 police in Pakistan; Shiite mosque attacked

    Date: 2016-09-13 17:17:22 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:52 - ID:5594205

    ISLAMABAD, Sept 13 (MENA) - A roadside bomb killed two police officers in the Pakistani city of Quetta on Tuesday, and another three were wounded as they foiled a suicide attack on a Shiite mosque elsewhere in the country, ABC News quoted security ....

  • Austrian court jails man for reposting Daesh beheading videos

    Date: 2016-09-13 16:03:03 GMT - Austria - World - SN:49 - ID:5593825

    VIENNA, Sept 13 (MENA) - An Austrian court on Tuesday sentenced a man to two years in prison for reposting videos online of beheadings by the Daesh, ABC News reported. The court convicted the 18-year-old of belonging to a terrorist ....

  • Ukraine rebel leader announces unilateral truce

    Date: 2016-09-13 15:46:44 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:48 - ID:5593869

    KIEV, Sept 13 (MENA) - The separatist leader in eastern Ukraine's Donetsk region has announced a unilateral cease-fire starting at midnight on Wednesday, Voice of America reported Tuesday. In a recorded statement aired on Russian television ....

  • US, Japan, S. Korea conduct training in show of force to N. Korea

    Date: 2016-09-13 14:36:32 GMT - Japan - World - SN:45 - ID:5593721

    TOKYO, Sept 13 (MENA) - The United States sent air force bombers to fly over South Korea and conducted joint training with fighter jets from Japan and South Korea in the two countries' vicinity on Tuesday, following North Korea's fifth nuclear test ....

  • Moscow seeks publication of its agreement with US on Syria

    Date: 2016-09-13 13:43:30 GMT - Russia - World - SN:41 - ID:5593505

    MOSCOW, Sept 13 (MENA) - Moscow is for the publication of its agreement with the United States on Syria and for seeking its approval by the UN Security Council without any amendments, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has said. "We hear ....

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