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  • Former CIA officer McMullin launches independent presidential bid

    Date: 2016-08-08 22:03:57 GMT - USA - World - SN:98 - ID:5396261

    WASHINGTON, Aug 8 (MENA) - Evan McMullin, a former CIA counterterrorism officer, will run for president as a third-party conservative alternative to Donald Trump, he was quoted by ABC News as saying. "With the stakes so high for our nation and at ....

  • Dozens killed as police used excessive force against protesters in Ethiopia -- AI

    Date: 2016-08-08 20:57:54 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:94 - ID:5396121

    LONDON, Aug 8 (MENA) - At least 97 people were killed and hundreds more injured when Ethiopian security forces fired live bullets at peaceful protesters across Oromia region and in parts of Amhara over the weekend, according to credible sources who ....

  • Arabia helps Germany in probe into Daesh-linked terrorist attacks

    Date: 2016-08-08 20:16:29 GMT - Germany - World - SN:92 - ID:5395969

    BERLIN, Aug 8 (MENA) - Saudi authorities have offered Berlin help in investigating two attacks claimed by the terrorist group of Daesh in Germany last month, officials from both countries were quoted by The Wall Street Journal as saying on ....

  • Washington condemns Pakistan attack

    Date: 2016-08-08 19:54:46 GMT - USA - World - SN:91 - ID:5395977

    WASHINGTON, Aug 8 (MENA) - The United States condemned Monday the attack that killed at least 70 people and wounded others at a hospital in Quetta, Pakistan. "Today, terrorists targeted a hospital, as well as the judiciary and the media, two of ....

  • Putin condemns Pakistan blast

    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 ....

  • Taliban breakaway group claims responsibility for Pakistan hospital attack

    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, ....

  • Paper: Obama administration’s Syrian refugee surge could approach 30,000 in next year

    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 ....

  • Japanese PM urges gov't to consider emperor's concern over age

    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 ....

  • Death toll rises to 63 in Pakistan's Quetta bomb blast

    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 ....

  • Police confirm Quetta attack was suicide bombing

    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 ....

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