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  • US stands in strong partnership with India against terrorism: Kerry

    Date: 2016-08-31 07:53:28 GMT - USA - World - SN:14 - ID:5519973

    WASHINGTON, Aug 31 (MENA) - US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in New Delhi on Monday to participate in the second Indo-US Strategic and Commercial Dialogue where terrorism and other important issues, including economic matters, were ....

  • Singapore confirms 82 locally transmitted cases of Zika

    Date: 2016-08-31 07:20:56 GMT - Singapore - World - SN:11 - ID:5519901

    SINGAPORE, Aug 31 (MENA) - The city-state of Singapore has now confirmed 82 locally transmitted cases of Zika, a mosquito-borne virus linked to severe birth defects, the BBC reported Wednesday. It is advising all pregnant women with symptoms ....

  • 11 dead, 3 missing in northern Japan after typhoon

    Date: 2016-08-31 07:19:55 GMT - Japan - World - SN:10 - ID:5519937

    TOKYO, Aug 31 (MENA) - Eleven people were confirmed dead and another three remained missing Wednesday after a powerful typhoon battered northern and northeastern Japan the previous day, Kyodo news agency reported. Police said nine bodies were ....

  • 700 evacuated in brush fire in California

    Date: 2016-08-31 06:28:22 GMT - USA - World - SN:6 - ID:5519781

    WASHINGTON, Aug 31 (MENA) - About 700 people were displaced Tuesday as a fast-moving brush fire burned out of control near Beaumont, The Los Angeles Times reported. The Bogart fire had burned at least 500 acres. About 200 homes were ....

  • UK Royal Navy ship helps rescue 700 migrants in Mediterranean

    Date: 2016-08-30 22:16:01 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:95 - ID:5519277

    LONDON, Aug 30 (MENA) - The UK Royal Navy has helped rescue 700 migrants near the coast of Libya in the Mediterranean Sea, ITV reported. According to a statement from the Ministry of Defense Tuesday, HMS Enterprise took part in the rescue as it ....

  • US-led coalition airstrikes target 16 Daesh sites in Syria, Iraq

    Date: 2016-08-30 20:40:17 GMT - USA - World - SN:90 - ID:5519085

    WASHINGTON, Aug 30 (MENA) - US-led coalition warplanes conducted 16 airstrikes against Daesh terrorists in Syria and Iraq, the Pentagon said in a statement on Tuesday. In Syria, coalition military forces conducted nine airstrikes using bombers, ....

  • Daesh top spokesman al-Adnani 'killed in Aleppo'

    Date: 2016-08-30 20:16:22 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:89 - ID:5519037

    LONDON, Aug 30 (MENA) - The chief spokesman for Daesh terrorist group has been killed in Syria, the BBC reported on Tuesday. In a statement distributed by the group's supporters, Amaq News Agency reported that Abu Muhammad al-Adnani died in the ....

  • Ban Ki-Moon says world concerned about Rohingya Muslims

    Date: 2016-08-30 17:08:21 GMT - Myanmar (Burma) - World - SN:78 - ID:5518197

    NAYPYIDAW, Aug 30 (MENA) - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told Myanmar on Tuesday that the world is very concerned about the tens of thousands of Rohingya Muslim refugees who have been living for more than four years in camps in northern Rakhine ....

  • French economy minister in step toward presidency run

    Date: 2016-08-30 16:27:30 GMT - France - World - SN:73 - ID:5517953

    PARIS, Aug 30 (MENA) - French Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron had quit his position “to dedicate himself entirely to his political movement", France 24 reported Tuesday,quoting a statement by the French presidential office. Macron had quit his ....

  • Over 272,000 migrants, refugees arrive to Europe in 2016 -- IOM

    Date: 2016-08-30 14:37:40 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:64 - ID:5516889

    GENEVA, Aug 30 (MENA) - Over 272,000 migrants and refugees have arrived to Europe, especially Greece and Italy, during the first two thirds of 2016, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said on Tuesday. In its weekly report, the ....

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