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  • Obama phones Italian leader after deadly earthquake

    Date: 2016-08-24 21:26:21 GMT - USA - World - SN:115 - ID:5486153

    WASHINGTON, Aug 24 (MENA) – US President Barack Obama spoke by phone with Italian President Sergio Mattarella on Wednesday to offer his support following a deadly earthquake in Italy, the Hill reported. Obama offered assistance to the Italians as ....

  • Death toll of Italy quake rises to at least 120

    Date: 2016-08-24 21:09:09 GMT - Italy - World - SN:114 - ID:5486065

    ROME, Aug 24 (MENA) - At least 120 people have been killed and 368 injured in an earthquake that hit a mountainous area of central Italy, PM Matteo Renzi was quoted by the BBC news. The magnitude-6.2 quake struck at 03:36 (01:36 GMT), 100km (65 ....

  • World's biggest aircraft crashes in Bedfordshire

    Date: 2016-08-24 19:16:23 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:107 - ID:5485713

    LONDON, Aug 24 (MENA) - The world’s largest aircraft, a part-plane, part-airship hybrid being developed in the UK, has crashed during its second test flight, The Guardian reported. The 92-metre-long Airlander 10 was damaged during the flight from ....

  • Blast rocks American University in Kabul; one person killed

    Date: 2016-08-24 16:44:24 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:95 - ID:5485433

    KABUL, Aug 24 (MENA) - A blast and gunshots have been heard at the American University of Afghanistan complex in Kabul, CNN reported on Wednesday. Fires are burning on the campus, said Tarek Mahjari, a reporter for Tolo News who reported the ....

  • American university under attack in Kabul, Afghanistan

    Date: 2016-08-24 16:31:42 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:93 - ID:5484969

    KABUL, Aug 24 (MENA) - The American University of Afghanistan in Kabul is under assault, as security forces exchange gunfire with the attackers, according to ABC News. The number of students and professors inside is unknown. The U.S. State ....

  • 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 ....

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