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  • Trump explains his Obama-founded-Daesh claim as ‘sarcasm’

    Date: 2016-08-12 15:39:43 GMT - USA - World - SN:52 - ID:5417273

    NEW YORK, Aug 12 (MENA) - US presidential nominee Donald J. Trump tried to quash the latest controversy engulfing his campaign, suggesting on Friday that he was not serious when he said that President Obama and presidential nominee and former state ....

  • Russian Foreign Ministry says no threat to life of pilot captured by Taliban

    Date: 2016-08-12 15:19:16 GMT - Russia - World - SN:51 - ID:5416373

    MOSCOW, Aug 12 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Ministry confirms negotiations concerning liberation of pilot Sergei Sevastyanov, captured in Afghanistan; nothing threatens his life, Tass news agency quoted the Russian Foreign Ministry as saying on ....

  • London schoolgirl who travelled to Syria to join Daesh 'feared dead'

    Date: 2016-08-12 14:38:53 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:48 - ID:5416081

    LONDON, Aug 12 (MENA) - One of three schoolgirls who left east London last year to join Daesh is believed to have been killed in a Russian air strike in Syria, the BBC quoted her family solicitor as having said. Kadiza Sultana was 16 when she ....

  • Belgium detains three in anti-terrorism case after Brussels raids

    Date: 2016-08-12 14:26:26 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:47 - ID:5416149

    BRUSSELS, Aug 12 (MENA) - Belgium has detained three people after a string of house searches in Brussels as part of an anti-terrorism investigation, ABC New reported. "Eight house searches were conducted last night by the federal judicial police ....

  • Turkey to consider closing border with Syria at Russia’s request, say reports

    Date: 2016-08-12 13:58:11 GMT - Russia - World - SN:45 - ID:5416121

    MOSCOW, Aug 12 (MENA) - Turkey will consider closing its border with Syria at Russia’s request as full reconciliation with Moscow is in Ankara’s interest, Russian media reported Friday, citing a Russian Federation Council member. Moscow has ....

  • Blast, gunfire, rock Philippine jail, leaving 10 dead

    Date: 2016-08-12 13:44:59 GMT - Philippines - World - SN:44 - ID:5416097

    MANILA, Aug 12 (MENA) - A blast from a suspected grenade and gunshots rocked a Philippine jail, leaving 10 inmates dead, including two alleged Chinese drug criminals, officials said Friday. The warden was seriously injured in Thursday night’s ....

  • Two police officers killed in attack in Dagestan- Interior Ministry

    Date: 2016-08-12 13:12:39 GMT - Dagestan - World - SN:42 - ID:5416129

    MAKHACHKALA, Aug 12 (MENA) - Unknown men attacked a police patrol killing two police officers in Dagestan on Friday, a spokesman for the republic’s Interior Ministry told TASS. "The incident occurred near the town of Izberbash. The unknown men ....

  • Two injured in Spain's Zaragoza shooting

    Date: 2016-08-12 12:56:28 GMT - Spain - World - SN:41 - ID:5416113

    MADRID, Aug 12 (MENA) - Two people were injured in a shooting near a shopping center in the northeastern Spanish city of Zaragoza. Sky News TV channel carried the news without giving further details. (MENA) M I E/M A F ....

  • Kremlin fires Putin's longtime ally Ivanov

    Date: 2016-08-12 12:43:20 GMT - Russia - World - SN:40 - ID:5416073

    MOSCOW, Aug 12 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday fired Sergei Ivanov, his chief of staff and one of his closest allies, in the most high-profile power reshuffle at the Kremlin in years, the ABC News reported. Ivanov is the ....

  • Two Russian cruise missile-armed ships to hold exercise in the Mediterranean

    Date: 2016-08-12 11:49:42 GMT - Russia - World - SN:36 - ID:5415569

    MOSCOW, Aug 12 (MENA) - Two newest ships of Russia’s Black Sea Fleet armed with the Kalibr cruise missiles will begin an exercise in the eastern part of the Mediterranean in several days’ time. In part, they will conduct artillery and missile firing ....

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