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  • 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 ....

  • 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, ....

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