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  • Hungarian PM calls for joint European army

    Date: 2016-08-26 16:55:40 GMT - Poland - World - SN:65 - ID:5495745

    WARSAW, Aug 26 (MENA) - Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban urged the European Union to start setting up a joint European army, Sky News reported Friday. At a press conference after a meeting between Central European member states and German ....

  • Bolivian president condemns killing of deputy interior minister

    Date: 2016-08-26 16:27:38 GMT - Bolivia - World - SN:63 - ID:5495497

    SUCRE, Aug 26 (MENA) - Bolivian President Evo Morales has condemned the kidnapping and later killing of the country's deputy interior minister at the hands of striking miners. "This is a political conspiracy," Morales said at a news conference on ....

  • 1 killed, dozens injured in new Kashmir anti-India protests

    Date: 2016-08-26 15:24:41 GMT - India - World - SN:58 - ID:5495181

    NEW DELHI, Aug 26 (MENA) - A young man was killed and dozens of other civilians were wounded Friday when Indian government forces fired bullets and shotguns to quell new protests against Indian rule in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir, ABC ....

  • Afghanistan receives 4 new light attack helicopters from US

    Date: 2016-08-26 14:57:53 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:56 - ID:5495093

    KABUL, Aug 26 (MENA) - The Afghan Air Force received four new light attack helicopters from the United States on Thursday as efforts are underway to boost the capabilities of the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces, Khaama Press reported on ....

  • Burkini ban is illegal, France's highest court rules in landmark judgement

    Date: 2016-08-26 14:56:04 GMT - France - World - SN:55 - ID:5495109

    LONDON, Aug 26 (MENA) - Burkini bans in French resorts are illegal, France’s highest administrative court ruled on Friday in a landmark judgement that comes amid heated debate about the place of Islam, the Telegraph reported. The State Council ....

  • Quake damaged roads threaten access to Italian town

    Date: 2016-08-26 14:24:16 GMT - Italy - World - SN:50 - ID:5494633

    ROME, Aug 26 (MENA) - Strong aftershocks damaged two key access roads into quake-struck Amatrice on Friday, threatening to isolate the tiny hilltop town as hopes dimmed that firefighters would find any more survivors from the earthquake that killed ....

  • Philippines kills 11 Abu Sayyaf militants after beheading

    Date: 2016-08-26 11:54:44 GMT - Philippines - World - SN:37 - ID:5493485

    MANILA, Aug 26 (MENA) - Philippine troops killed at least 11 Abu Sayyaf militants, including an influential commander, in an assault on the extremists Friday following their beheading of a captive whose family was too poor to pay ransom, the ....

  • Italy earthquake: Aftershocks rattle rescuers as death toll climbs to 267

    Date: 2016-08-26 11:06:57 GMT - Italy - World - SN:29 - ID:5493581

    ROME, Aug 26 (MENA) - A series of aftershocks rattled rescuers and residents racing to find survivors following a massive earthquake in central Italy as the death toll jumped overnight to 267, CNN reported. Aftershocks sent rescuers and journalists ....

  • Hungary to build stronger anti-migrant fence, Orban says

    Date: 2016-08-26 10:23:58 GMT - Hungary - World - SN:26 - ID:5493389

    BUDAPEST, ِAug 26 (MENA) - Hungary will build a new, "more massive" fence on its southern borders to defend against a possible surge in the number of migrants, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said Friday. Orban, who earlier said migrants were ....

  • Bolivia says deputy interior minister killed after kidnap by miners

    Date: 2016-08-26 08:30:24 GMT - Bolivia - World - SN:19 - ID:5492705

    SUCRE, Aug 26 (MENA) - Bolivian Deputy Interior Minister Rodolfo Illanes was beaten to death after he was kidnapped by striking mineworkers on Thursday, the government said, and up to 100 people have been arrested as authorities vowed to punish ....

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