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  • 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 ....

  • Pope Francis denounces terrorism, wars worldwide

    Date: 2016-07-31 08:24:55 GMT - Poland - World - SN:13 - ID:5348613

    WARSAW, July 31 (MENA) - Pope Francis of the Catholic Church condemned terrorism and wars that have hit the world countries, urging young people to help alleviating the suffering of others. Thousands of people have attended a Mass celebrated by ....

  • Trump rescued from stalled elevator

    Date: 2016-07-31 07:00:21 GMT - USA - World - SN:11 - ID:5348341

    WASHINGTON, July 31 (MENA) - US Presidential nominee Donald Trump and members of his Secret Service detail were briefly trapped in an elevator Friday before a campaign rally in Colorado Springs, CNN reported. They were rescued by firefighters ....

  • Turkey's powerful spy network failed to see coup coming - report

    Date: 2016-07-30 20:25:47 GMT - USA - World - SN:73 - ID:5347669

    WASHINGTON, July 30 (MENA) - A report by The Wall Street Journal said Saturday Turkey's powerful spy agency failed to expect the country's failed coup before taking place despite the body penetrated online chat rooms and decoded millions of secret ....

  • Bomb kills 1 security official, wounds 8 people in Pakistan

    Date: 2016-07-30 19:44:11 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:72 - ID:5347665

    ISLAMABAD, July 30 (MENA) - A roadside bomb has exploded near a vehicle carrying paramilitary rangers in southern Pakistan, killing a security official and wounding three officers and five civilians, officials were quoted by Fox News as saying on ....

  • Strong earthquake hits Pacific's Mariana Islands

    Date: 2016-07-30 19:40:25 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:71 - ID:5347597

    KUALA LUMPUR, July 30 (MENA) - A 7.6 magnitude earthquake hit Mariana Islands Saturday, Malaysia's Bernama news agency reported. According to the countr's Meteorological Department, the quake was located 1,956 kilometers southeast of Yokosuka, ....

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