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  • 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 ....

  • 33 killed, 28 injured as crowded bus veers off Nepal highway

    Date: 2016-08-15 13:39:01 GMT - Nepal - World - SN:42 - ID:5431829

    KATHMANDU, Aug 15 (MENA) - An overcrowded bus veered off a mountain highway in Nepal on Monday, killing at least 33 people and injuring 28 others, the Daily Mail quoted government official as saying. The injured people were brought by helicopter ....

  • Talks of Ban running for South Korean presidency - paper

    Date: 2016-08-15 12:20:45 GMT - USA - World - SN:32 - ID:5431125

    WASHINGTON, Aug 15 (MENA) - Saying that Eumseong likes UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon is a bit like saying that Koreans like kimchi. It’s technically true, but it doesn’t quite capture the strength of the feeling, The Washington Post reported on ....

  • Obama declares emergency in Louisiana floods

    Date: 2016-08-15 10:39:21 GMT - USA - World - SN:21 - ID:5430237

    WASHINGTON, Aug 15 (MENA) - US President Obama has approved a request from the governor of Louisiana for federal emergency funds to help the state recover from the historic floods that have caused at least six deaths, stranded 20,000 and submerged ....

  • Turkish FM accuses Europe of 'humiliating' Ankara

    Date: 2016-08-15 08:12:03 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:13 - ID:5429325

    ANKARA, Aug 15 (MENA) - Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu accused the European Union of "humiliating" Ankara and reiterated his government's demand for visa-free travel in exchange for stemming the migrant flow, the BBC reported. "The ....

  • 1 injured in shooting attack in Cologne

    Date: 2016-08-15 07:35:13 GMT - Germany - World - SN:9 - ID:5428977

    BERLIN, Aug 15 (MENA) - At least one person has been injured in the shocking attack, which took place on Flandrische Street at 3:45am local time, The Express reported. It is believed he was stabbed in the thigh before running to his Mercedes and ....

  • Brexit has added £300 to family holidays

    Date: 2016-08-14 22:43:06 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:98 - ID:5428521

    LONDON, Aug 14 (MENA) - Britain may not have left the EU yet, but the Brexit vote has already pushed up the cost of a holiday on the continent, the Metro reported. The average cost of a family holiday to Europe is now £300 more than before the ....

  • National Guard put on standby after violence in Milwaukee

    Date: 2016-08-14 20:59:38 GMT - USA - World - SN:93 - ID:5428341

    WASHINGTON, Aug 14 (MENA) - Wisconsin's governor put the National Guard on standby Sunday in case of another outbreak of violence in Milwaukee, after a deadly police shooting touched off a night of arson and rock-throwing in a mostly black ....

  • 2 British men stabbed in Cyprus resort, one dead

    Date: 2016-08-14 20:29:00 GMT - Cyprus - World - SN:91 - ID:5428237

    NICOSIA, Aug 14 (MENA) - The two Britons, both 22, were attacked while they were walking down a busy street by two knife-wielding men shortly after getting into a shoving match with one of them, Famagusta District Assistant Police Chief Georgios ....

  • Ryan Lochte and other US swimmers robbed by armed men in Rio

    Date: 2016-08-14 20:12:17 GMT - Brazil - World - SN:89 - ID:5428225

    RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 14 (MENA) - Four members of the US Olympic Swimming Team were robbed by armed men early Sunday morning in a taxi headed for the Olympic Village, according to the United States Olympic Committee, the ABC News reported. Swimmers ....

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