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  • 4 killed, scores injured in bomb attack in Turkey's Diyarbakir city

    Date: 2016-08-10 22:12:14 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:76 - ID:5407753

    ANKARA, Aug 10 (MENA) - Four people were killed in a bomb attack in the Turkish city of Diyarbakir, the ABC News Reported. According to a Turkish official, the explosion targeted a police bus and injured up to 13 people. The attack took ....

  • Bus carrying journalists attacked by possible gunfire in Rio

    Date: 2016-08-10 20:59:39 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:73 - ID:5407125

    LONDON, Aug 10 (MENA) - A bus carrying journalists and photographers through Rio has been hit by possible gunfire as concerns over security at the Olympics continue. Witnesses said they felt “lucky to be alive” after the vehicle’s windows were ....

  • Chinese president offers condolences over terror attack in Pakistan

    Date: 2016-08-10 20:22:26 GMT - China - World - SN:71 - ID:5407137

    BEIJING, Aug 10 (MENA) - Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday offered condolences to his Pakistani counterpart Mamnoon Hussain over a recent deadly terror attack in the country, according to Xinhua. In his message to Hussain, Xi extended ....

  • Russian FSB foils terrorist attacks plotted by Ukrainian intel agents in Crimea

    Date: 2016-08-10 19:56:23 GMT - Russia - World - SN:70 - ID:5407117

    MOSCOW, Aug 10 (MENA) - Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) has prevented terrorist attacks in Crimea that were planned by the Ukrainian Defense Ministry’s intelligence agency, Russia Today TV channel quoted the FSB as saying on ....

  • Japan to upgrade missile defense -- NHK

    Date: 2016-08-10 19:41:48 GMT - Japan - World - SN:69 - ID:5407089

    TOKYO, Aug 10 (MENA) - Japan's Defense Ministry is planning to upgrade its missile defense capability in response to North Korea's repeated test-launches of ballistic missiles, Japan's largest broadcasting organization NHK reported on ....

  • Natural disasters kill 612 in China in July

    Date: 2016-08-10 18:20:05 GMT - China - World - SN:65 - ID:5407149

    BEIJING, Aug 10 (MENA) - Natural disasters left at least 612 people dead nationwide last month, the Chinese Ministry of Civil Affairs said Wednesday. The most notable events in the past month included floods, typhoons and a range of geological ....

  • US, allies worried by tensions near Libya's oil terminal

    Date: 2016-08-10 18:17:11 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:64 - ID:5407069

    LONDON, Aug 10 (MENA) - The US and five European allies have expressed concerns about growing tensions near the Libyan oil terminal of Al Zueitina and are calling for rival factions to avoid damaging the country's energy infrastructure, The Daily ....

  • Two Russians killed in reported foiled attacks in Crimea

    Date: 2016-08-10 17:00:51 GMT - Russia - World - SN:61 - ID:5407081

    MOSCOW, Aug 10 (MENA) - The Russian intelligence agency FSB said on Wednesday that one of its employees and a soldier were killed in separate incidents in Crimea described as foiled terrorist attacks. The FSB was quoted by ABC News as saying in a ....

  • Denmark's Queen Margrethe postpones visit to Turkey

    Date: 2016-08-10 16:13:58 GMT - Denmark - World - SN:60 - ID:5406849

    COPENHAGEN, Aug 10 (MENA) - Denmark's figurehead monarch Queen Margrethe is postponing a planned state visit to Turkey citing the three-month state of emergency declared after last month's attempted coup. Danish Foreign Minister Kristian Jensen ....

  • Bangladesh court grants bail to ex-PM Zia in sedition case

    Date: 2016-08-10 14:00:44 GMT - Bangladesh - World - SN:49 - ID:5405649

    DHAKA, Aug 10 (MENA) - Bangladesh's former Prime Minister Khaleda Zia was granted bail Wednesday in 10 cases involving charges of arson and sedition, ABC News reported on Wednesday. Judge Kamrul Hossain Mollah announced the decision after Zia ....

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