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  • Mosque imam killed in New York

    Date: 2016-08-14 06:11:24 GMT - USA - World - SN:3 - ID:5423737

    NEW YORK, Aug 14 (MENA) - A Muslim imam of a mosque in New York City and his associate have been shot dead while walking along together following afternoon prayers, CNN reported quoting authorities. The men were approached by a man from behind ....

  • ‘Sexual assaults on children’ at Greek refugee camps -- Paper

    Date: 2016-08-13 22:40:06 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:82 - ID:5423301

    LONDON, Aug 13 (MENA) – Children as young as seven have been sexually assaulted in official European refugee camps, the Guardian reported on Saturday. The claims come as testimony emerges suggesting that some camps are so unsafe that youngsters ....

  • N. Korean FM to visit New York next month for U.N. meetings: report

    Date: 2016-08-13 22:38:42 GMT - south korea - World - SN:80 - ID:5423389

    SEOUL, Aug 13 (MENA) - North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho plans to visit New York next month to attend U.N. meetings, Yonhap said Saturday. Ri Yong-ho plans to visit the United Nations in September, but no specific meetings have been ....

  • N. Korea claims U.S. invasion imminent, threatens nuclear strike

    Date: 2016-08-13 21:58:38 GMT - south korea - World - SN:79 - ID:5423381

    SEOUL, Aug 13 (MENA) - North Korea on Saturday accused the United States of seeking to invade the communist state in the near future, and threatened to launch a nuclear strike against the U.S. at any sign of such a move. "The U.S. attempt to ....

  • More than 40 cases of dengue reported in Pakistan's Karachi

    Date: 2016-08-13 20:52:43 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:75 - ID:5423205

    ISLAMABAD, Aug 13 (MENA) - More than 40 cases of dengue have been reported in Pakistan's Karachi this week, Daily Pakistan reported. According to Program Manager of Dengue Prevention and Control Programme Dr. Masood Solangi more than 858 people ....

  • 6 injured in attack on Swiss train; motive unknown, police say

    Date: 2016-08-13 20:51:36 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:73 - ID:5423201

    GENEVA, Aug 13 (MENA) – Six people were injured in an attack aboard a Swiss train on Saturday by a man armed with a knife and flammable fluid, Swizz Info quoted St Gallen cantonal police as saying on Saturday. Three adults, two teenagers and a ....

  • Istanbul prosecutor asks US to detain Gulen

    Date: 2016-08-13 19:04:22 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:69 - ID:5422877

    ISTANBUL, Aug 13 (MENA) - The Chief Prosecutor's Office in Istanbul has written a letter to US authorities demanding the detention of Fetullah Terrorist Organization (FETO) leader Fetullah Gulen, judicial sources told Anadolu Agency Saturday. The ....

  • Swiss man attacks train passengers in Switzerland, wounds 7

    Date: 2016-08-13 17:38:17 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:61 - ID:5422705

    GENEVA, Aug 13 (MENA) - Seven people have been injured after a man attacked passengers on a train in Switzerland with 'fire and a knife', the Daily Mail reported on Saturday. Swiss police have confirmed the train has been sealed off an it is ....

  • Malaysian police arrest nine over links to Daesh

    Date: 2016-08-13 10:29:19 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:22 - ID:5419969

    KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 13 (MENA) - Nine people with suspected links to Daesh terrorists have been arrested by Malaysian police, including two believed to be involved in a bombing at a nightclub in June that injured eight people, The Wall Street Journal ....

  • Britain warns its nationals in Thailand to be cautious

    Date: 2016-08-13 10:15:10 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:20 - ID:5419829

    LONDON, Aug 13 (MENA) – The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) urged British nationals in Thailand to exercise caution, especially in public places, and follow the advice of the local authorities. The FCO is against all but essential travel to ....

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