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Date: 2016-08-08 19:06:52 GMT - Russia - World - SN:87 - ID:5395737
MOSCOW, Aug 8 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has offered assistance to Pakistan in the fight against terrorism after a blast killed at least 70 people at a hospital in Quetta earlier on Monday. The explosion ripped through the hospital ....
Date: 2016-08-08 15:20:12 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:70 - ID:5394541
ISLAMABAD, Aug 8 (MENA) - A breakaway faction of the Taliban in Pakistan has claimed responsibility for the suicide attack at a hospital in the southwestern city of Quetta which killed at least 64 people. In a statement, Ahsanullah Ahsan, ....
Date: 2016-08-08 12:42:53 GMT - USA - World - SN:51 - ID:5392981
WASHINGTON, Aug 8 (MENA) - After a massive surge of effort, the administration is on pace to blow past President Obama’s goal of 10,000 Syrian refugees this fiscal year, and could end up taking in more than 12,000 if the pace continues — locking the ....
Date: 2016-08-08 12:34:00 GMT - Japan - World - SN:49 - ID:5393117
TOKYO, Aug 8 (MENA) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday that the government needed to seriously consider and pay close attention to Emperor Akihito's words, which indicated his fear that his age could make it difficult to fulfill his ....
Date: 2016-08-08 11:53:47 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:39 - ID:5392765
ISLAMABAD, Aug 8 (MENA) - At least 63 people were killed in a blast at a hospital in northwestern Pakistan, according to CNN. The blast took place at 9:30 a.m. local time Monday in the city of Quetta. The explosion rocked the emergency ward of ....
Date: 2016-08-08 10:45:54 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:33 - ID:5392013
ISLAMABAD, Aug 8 (MENA) - Pakistani police say a suicide bomber carried out the attack at the government-run hospital in the southwestern city of Quetta that killed 53 people and wounded dozens. Senior police officer Zahoor Ahmed Afridi says bomb ....
Date: 2016-08-08 08:11:55 GMT - Japan - World - SN:19 - ID:5390949
TOKYO, Aug 8 (MENA) - Japan's 82-year-old Emperor Akihito on Monday indicated his readiness to abdicate, voicing concern in a rare video message to the public that he could one day become unable to fulfill his role as the symbol of the state because ....
Date: 2016-08-08 08:09:54 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:18 - ID:5391049
KABUL, Aug 8 (MENA) - Two foreign professors from the American University of Afghanistan in Kabul have been kidnapped, local police say. An American and Australian professor were kidnapped at gunpoint outside the university on Sunday, RT ....
Date: 2016-08-08 07:59:21 GMT - USA - World - SN:16 - ID:5390813
WASHINGTON, Aug 8 (MENA) - About 88 million eligible American adults do not vote at all, even in general elections in the US, a report by the New York Times says, warning of weak turnouts. The United States is home to 324 million people, of ....
Russian official brands Paralympic ban as 'filthy and inhuman' after IPC decide to exclude country's entire team from Rio Games
Date: 2016-08-08 07:54:34 GMT - Russia - World - SN:15 - ID:5390869
MOSCOW, Aug 8 (MENA) - A Russian diplomat has described the decision to ban their Paralympics team from the Rio Games next month as 'filthy and inhumane', The Daily Mail reported on Monday. Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova posted an ....