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  • Moscow deeply worried over events in area of Syrian-Turkish border

    Date: 2016-08-24 16:28:38 GMT - Russia - World - SN:91 - ID:5484961

    MOSCOW, Aug 24 (MENA) - "Moscow is deeply worried over the ongoing events in the area of the Syrian-Turkish border," the Russian Foreign Ministry said. "First and foremost very worrisome is the risk of a further deterioration of the situation in the ....

  • Italy earthquake: At least 73 dead, buildings destroyed as rescuers search for survivors

    Date: 2016-08-24 16:25:43 GMT - Italy - World - SN:88 - ID:5484889

    ROME, Aug 24 (MENA) - A strong earthquake has brought down buildings in mountainous central Italy, killing at least 73 people and leaving others trapped under rubble, according to local officials. The quake caused serious damage to a number of ....

  • Russian army general staff notes importance of Russia-Pakistan relations

    Date: 2016-08-24 16:21:56 GMT - Russia - World - SN:87 - ID:5484825

    MOSCOW, Aug 24 (MENA) - Enhancing relations between Moscow and Islamabad is significantly vital for regional and international security, Valery Gerasimov, Chief of the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces, said on Wednesday at a working meeting ....

  • US VP Biden visits Turkish Parliament, bombed during failed coup attempt

    Date: 2016-08-24 13:30:25 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:68 - ID:5483313

    ANKARA, Aug 24 (MENA) - US Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday paid a visit to the Turkish Parliament, which was bombarded by soldiers attempting to stage a military coup on July 15. He was escorted by Parliament Speaker İsmail Kahraman as he ....

  • French extremist British woman to death in Australia

    Date: 2016-08-24 12:02:47 GMT - Australia - World - SN:53 - ID:5482857

    CANBERRA, Aug 24 (MENA) - Australian police are investigating a possible “extremist” attack involving a French national who stabbed a British woman to death and injured two others.” The assault took place on Wednesday at a backpackers’ hostel ....

  • شرطة اسكتلندا تعتمد الحجاب زيا رسميا اختياريا

    Date: 2016-08-24 11:50:31 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:50 - ID:5482481

    أدنبرة في 24 أغسطس /أ ش أ/ اعتمدت شرطة اسكتلندا الحجاب كزي رسمي اختياري، حيث تعمل الشرطة على تشجيع المسلمات على الانضمام إلى القوات العاملة . وكان بإمكان الضباط في السابق ارتداؤه بعد الحصول على موافقة، لكنه أصبح الآن جزءا رسميا من الزي. ونقلت ....

  • Russian Foreign Ministry confirms Lavrov-Kerry talks on Syria on August 26

    Date: 2016-08-24 10:35:17 GMT - Russia - World - SN:37 - ID:5481725

    MOSCOW, Aug 24 (MENA) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will meet US State Secretary John Kerry on Friday to discuss the Syrian conflict in Geneva, the Russian Foreign Ministry confirmed Wednesday. The meeting preceded expert ....

  • Japan condemns North Korea's submarine missile launch as 'unforgivable'

    Date: 2016-08-24 08:10:32 GMT - Japan - World - SN:18 - ID:5480841

    TOKYO, Aug 24 (MENA) - Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has denounced North Korea’s latest missile launch as an “unforgivable” threat to regional stability after the isolated state successfully test-fired a missile from a submarine on Wednesday ....

  • China unveils its 2020 Mars probe

    Date: 2016-08-24 08:06:35 GMT - China - World - SN:17 - ID:5480745

    BEIJING, Aug 24 (MENA) - China has unveiled designs for the country’s first Mars probe and rover, along with details of the scientific instruments to be sent with it, CCTV reported on its website. eanwhile, China also launched a global search for ....

  • Death toll from Italy's earthquake rises to 13

    Date: 2016-08-24 08:03:39 GMT - Italy - World - SN:16 - ID:5480929

    ROME, Aug 24 (MENA) - The death toll from a magnitude 6.2 earthquake that struck central Italy on Wednesday rose to 13 people, the BBC reported. "Half the town is gone," said the mayor of Amatrice, one of the worst areas affected. A family of ....

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