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  • Tens of thousands gather at Congo opposition rally

    Date: 2016-07-31 21:27:04 GMT - Democratic Republic of Congo - World - SN:83 - ID:5352833

    KINSHASA, July 31 (MENA) - Tens of thousands Congolese gathered in the capital Sunday at an opposition rally calling for the president to step down at the end of his mandate in December, and urging elections take place as scheduled in November, Fox ....

  • Armenia: 20 gunmen surrender, police station standoff over

    Date: 2016-07-31 20:31:12 GMT - Armenia - World - SN:77 - ID:5352589

    YEREVAN, July 31 (MENA) - All 20 gunmen inside a police compound in Armenia's capital surrendered Sunday, ending a two-week standoff that left two police officers dead and several wounded on both sides, the security service said. The standoff ....

  • Chinese defense minister says his country adheres to peaceful development & defensive defense policy

    Date: 2016-07-31 19:53:04 GMT - China - World - SN:74 - ID:5352377

    BEJING, July 31 (MENA) - China firmly adheres to peaceful development and a defensive defense policy, Xinhua quoted Defense Minister Chang Wanquan as saying at a reception celebrating the 89th anniversary of the founding of the People's Liberation ....

  • Russia's Borei-class nuclear subs can penetrate any missile defense system - Russian official

    Date: 2016-07-31 19:31:21 GMT - Russia - World - SN:72 - ID:5352425

    MOSCOW, July 31 (MENA) - The Borei-class (NATO reporting name Dolgorukiy class) nuclear-powered submarines are capable of penetrating any missile defense system owing to its advanced weaponry, Sputnik quoted Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry ....

  • Venezuela attorney general says Congress illegally formed

    Date: 2016-07-31 18:41:59 GMT - Venezuela - World - SN:66 - ID:5352269

    CARACAS, July 31 (MENA) - The conflict between Venezuela's socialist government and its opposition-led Congress is growing even sharper. The country's attorney general said the National Assembly is now illegally constituted because in recent days ....

  • Spain rescues 74 migrants trying to cross Mediterranean in 3 boats

    Date: 2016-07-31 18:11:39 GMT - Spain - World - SN:62 - ID:5352229

    MADRID, July 31 (MENA) - Spain's maritime rescue service on Sunday saved 74 migrants crammed into three small boats attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea, ABC News reported. The rescue service said it collected 25 migrants before dawn from ....

  • Syrian activists: Hospital bombed in Daraa province

    Date: 2016-07-31 15:12:15 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:49 - ID:5351257

    LONDON, July 31 (MENA) - An airstrike on a hospital in an opposition-controlled town in southern Syria put the facility out of service Sunday, according to the Daily Mail. The hospital in Jasem was targeted in one of several airstrikes to hit the ....

  • Afghan official: Taliban attacks kill 24 police in 2 days

    Date: 2016-07-31 13:44:27 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:39 - ID:5350529

    KABUL, July 31 (MENA) - Taliban attacks on a district in the southern Afghan province of Helmand province killed at least 24 police officers over the past two days, an Afghan official said on Sunday, according to ABC News. Kareem Atal, the director ....

  • Financial Times: Nusra’s break from al Qaeda seen as a strategic move

    Date: 2016-07-31 13:23:23 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:33 - ID:5350557

    LONDON, July 31 (MENA) - As the head of Syria’s Jabhat al Nusra announced the end of operations linked to al Qaeda on Thursday, few commanders of Syria’s five-year civil war celebrated it as a win for moderate ideology, according to the Financial ....

  • British police track four terror plots

    Date: 2016-07-31 13:15:09 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:32 - ID:5350541

    LONDON, July 31 (MENA) - At least four active terror plots in Britain are being investigated by police and the security services amid an unprecedented surge in extremism. A senior intelligence official told The Sunday Times: “There’s four or five ....

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