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  • Russian emergencies minster offers Italy help in coping with quake aftermath

    Date: 2016-08-24 07:30:56 GMT - Russia - World - SN:11 - ID:5480757

    MOSCOW, Aug 24 (MENA) - The Russian Emergencies Ministry is ready to provide assistance to Italy in coping with the aftermath of a strong earthquake. The ministry’s press service told TASS on Wednesday that Russian Emergencies Minister Vladimir ....

  • N. Korea test-fires submarine-launched missile: Seoul

    Date: 2016-08-24 07:19:56 GMT - south korea - World - SN:9 - ID:5480545

    SEOUL, Aug 24 (MENA) - North Korea on Wednesday test-fired a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) in waters off its east coast, the South Korean military said, in an apparent show of defiance against the ongoing military drill between Seoul ....

  • Earthquake leaves at least 10 dead in central Italy

    Date: 2016-08-24 07:19:12 GMT - Italy - World - SN:8 - ID:5480573

    ROME, Aug 24 (MENA) - A magnitude 6.2 earthquake has struck central Italy, leaving at least 10 people dead and others trapped under rubble, the BBC reported, quoting Italian officials. "Half the town is gone," said the mayor of Amatrice, one of ....

  • Another bombing in southern Thailand kills one, injuries several others

    Date: 2016-08-24 07:08:00 GMT - Thailand - World - SN:6 - ID:5480537

    BANGKOK, Aug 24 (MENA) - Police in Thailand said one person was killed and several others wounded when two bombs exploded late Tuesday in the town of Pattani, in a predominantly Muslim area wracked by a decade-long insurgency. The initial blast at ....

  • Filipina behind recent Brussels attack; Terrorism not most likely case - police

    Date: 2016-08-23 22:41:43 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:122 - ID:5480025

    BRUSSELS, Aug 23 (MENA) - Belgian police identified a woman who stabbed and wounded three people on a Brussels bus on Monday as a 52-year-old originally from the Philippines whom they do not believe acted from political motives, CNN reported ....

  • Attacks, strikes, floods decimate Paris tourism

    Date: 2016-08-23 21:46:54 GMT - France - World - SN:115 - ID:5479977

    PARIS, Aug 23 (MENA) - Tourism in the Paris region suffered a severe setback in 2016 following a wave of terrorist attacks, strikes and severe flooding that cost the French capital around 750 million euros in lost revenue, France 24 quoted officials ....

  • CNN: FBI investigating Russian hack of New York Times reporters, others

    Date: 2016-08-23 20:18:39 GMT - USA - World - SN:109 - ID:5479729

    WASHINGTON, Aug 23 (MENA) - Hackers thought to be working for Russian intelligence have carried out a series of cyber breaches targeting reporters at the New York Times and other US news organizations, according to US officials. The intrusions, ....

  • Obama tours Louisiana amid criticism that he's late

    Date: 2016-08-23 19:39:34 GMT - USA - World - SN:104 - ID:5479333

    WASHINGTON, Aug 23 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama toured on Tuesday flood-ravaged Baton Rouge, Louisiana, surveying wreckage that has also become a political football, CNN reported. "We are heartbroken by the loss of life," Obama said after ....

  • Turkish army shells Daesh positions in Syria

    Date: 2016-08-23 13:42:41 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:67 - ID:5476941

    ANKARA, Aug 23 (MENA) - Turkey shelled Daesh positions in Syria on Tuesday in response to two mortar shells from Syria on south-east Turkey. Turkish army fired 40 shells at four Daesh targets in Syria after the mortal shells fired from ....

  • No country has permanent military base in Iran - Larijani

    Date: 2016-08-23 13:11:05 GMT - Iran - World - SN:57 - ID:5476737

    TEHRAN, Aug 23 (MENA) - Iran had not put any military bases at the disposal of Russia or any other country, affirmed Iran’s Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani, according to IRNA News Agency. Russia’s use of an air base in Hamadan was temporary in ....

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