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  • China launches first-ever quantum communication satellite

    Date: 2016-08-16 07:34:10 GMT - China - World - SN:11 - ID:5434797

    BEIJING, Aug 16 (MENA) - China successfully launched the world's first quantum satellite from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwestern Gobi Desert at 1:40 am on Tuesday, Xinhua reported. In a cloud of thick smoke, the satellite, ....

  • Three civilians killed in anti-India protests in Kashmir

    Date: 2016-08-16 07:24:46 GMT - India - World - SN:10 - ID:5435105

    NEW DELHI, Aug 16 (MENA) - At least three people have been killed in troubled Indian-controlled Kashmir, and at least 15 more injured on Tuesday as hundreds clashed with government troops during anti-India protests, ABC News quoted the police as ....

  • Mexico gang abducts 10 people from Puerto Vallarta restaurant

    Date: 2016-08-16 07:19:13 GMT - Mexico - World - SN:9 - ID:5435089

    MEXICO CITY, Aug 16 (MENA) - Heavily armed men in Mexico have abducted at least 10 people who were dining in a restaurant in the popular seaside resort of Puerto Vallarta, the BBC reported Tuesday. The hostages were taken away in two big utility ....

  • Man charged with murder in shooting deaths of NYC imam, associate

    Date: 2016-08-16 07:11:44 GMT - USA - World - SN:7 - ID:5434757

    WASHINGTON, Aug 16 (MENA) - Police arrested and charged a man with murder late Monday night in the brazen daytime shooting deaths of an imam and his friend as they left a New York City mosque over the weekend, according to Fox News. Oscar Morel, ....

  • 15 Guantanamo detainees sent to United Arab Emirates

    Date: 2016-08-16 06:44:22 GMT - USA - World - SN:4 - ID:5434865

    WASHINGTON, Aug 16 (MENA) - The Pentagon has transferred 15 Guantanamo detainees to the United Arab Emirates, the largest transfer of detainees during the Obama administration. The transfer reduces to 61 the number of detainees still held at the ....

  • Trump says to work with Sisi, King Abdullah in counter-terror efforts

    Date: 2016-08-15 23:03:51 GMT - USA - World - SN:92 - ID:5434505

    WASHINGTON, Aug 15 (MENA) - US Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said on Monday that if he is elected president he will cooperate with President Abdel Fattah El Sisi and King Abdullah II of Jordan in counter-terror efforts as they have ....

  • US-backed force steps up efforts to secure Syria’s Manbij -- report

    Date: 2016-08-15 20:13:51 GMT - USA - World - SN:82 - ID:5433985

    WASHINGTON, Aug 15 (MENA) - US-backed Arab and Kurdish force buttressed defenses in the outlying neighborhoods of the Syrian city of Manbij after driving out Daesh elements fighters and cutting one of its key supply routes, as residents took to the ....

  • Indian Embassy in Cairo celebrates its 70th National Day

    Date: 2016-08-15 15:40:26 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:62 - ID:5432137

    CAIRO, Aug 15 (MENA) - The Indian Embassy in Cairo celebrated on Monday its 70th Independence Day, which marks the National Day in the country. Celebrations were attended by a galaxy of Indian community members, public figures and media ....

  • Taliban takes control of "Dahana-e-Ghori" area northern Afghanistan

    Date: 2016-08-15 14:45:31 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:52 - ID:5430241

    KABUL, Aug 15 (MEAN) - Taliban militants Sunday night took control of “Dahana-e-Ghori” area in Baghlan province in northern Afghanistan. A regional council member told Khaama Press that the terrorists had attacked “Dahana-e-Ghori” area four days ....

  • Taliban claims responsibility for bombing of military vehicle in Kabul

    Date: 2016-08-15 13:45:59 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:45 - ID:5431601

    KABUL, Aug 15 (MENA) - Taliban movement has claimed responsibility for the bombing of a military vehicle belonging to Afghan army near the headquarters of the Defense Ministry and the US embassy in the capital Kabul. An Afghan official had said ....

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