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  • 15 dead as floods hit bus carrying wedding party in Pakistan

    Date: 2016-07-30 11:04:57 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:32 - ID:5344841

    ISLAMABAD, July 30 (MENA) - A government official says flash floods triggered by monsoon rains have swept away a bus carrying a wedding party in northwest Pakistan, killing 15 people. The local administration official Iqbal Khan says several ....

  • Hundreds rally in Australia over juvenile 'torture' footage

    Date: 2016-07-30 11:00:27 GMT - Australia - World - SN:30 - ID:5344833

    CANBERRA, July 30 (MENA) - Hundreds of people have rallied in cities across Australia following allegations of abuse against boys in juvenile detention. Demonstrators gathered in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane to express shock at footage showing ....

  • Slovak prime minister blames migrants for terror threat

    Date: 2016-07-30 10:21:06 GMT - Slovakia - World - SN:23 - ID:5344409

    BRATISLAVA, July 30 (MENA) - Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico says Europe faces a high risk of terror attacks because of unchecked migration. Fico has opposed EU plans to distribute thousands of Syrian migrants across member states, Deutsche Welle ....

  • Philippine president gives rebels deadline to declare truce

    Date: 2016-07-30 09:31:44 GMT - Philippines - World - SN:22 - ID:5344405

    MANILA, July 30 (MENA) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte gave communist guerrillas until Saturday to match his truce declaration or he would withdraw it following a rebel attack that killed a government militiaman, abc news reported. The new ....

  • Kremlin: Putin to visit Slovenia to boost bilateral ties

    Date: 2016-07-30 08:38:57 GMT - Russia - World - SN:16 - ID:5344181

    MOSCOW, July 30 (MENA) - Kremlin press office announced that Russian President Vladimir Putin is visiting European Union and NATO-member Slovenia this weekend, signaling a bid to maintain ties amid simmering tensions between the Kremlin and the two ....

  • Brazil's former president Lula to stand trial on charges related to the Petrobras scandal

    Date: 2016-07-30 08:34:36 GMT - Brazil - World - SN:13 - ID:5344165

    BRASILIA, July 30 (MENA) - Brazil’s former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is to stand trial on obstruction of justice charges related to the Petrobras corruption scandal, euronews reported Saturday. Lula is one of seven accused of hindering ....

  • Explosion rocks Herat city, 1 dead, 5 wounded

    Date: 2016-07-30 08:33:25 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:12 - ID:5344161

    KABUL, July 30 (MENA) - A heavy explosion was heard earlier on Saturday in Herat city in Afghanistan, leaving at least six people dead or wounded. A security official confirmed the incident saying one person was killed while five others were ....

  • Brazilian police arrest Lebanese man linked to Hezbollah

    Date: 2016-07-29 22:53:08 GMT - Brazil - World - SN:94 - ID:5343653

    BRASILIA, July 29 (MENA) - Brazilian police have announced the arrest of a Lebanese man with suspected links to Hezbollah group, The Guardian reported on Friday. Fadi Hassan Nabha, 42, was arrested late on Thursday at his home in Caieiras, a ....

  • Hollande in Rio de Janeiro next week for Paris Olympic bid

    Date: 2016-07-29 22:35:58 GMT - France - World - SN:93 - ID:5343625

    PARIS, July 29 (MENA) – French President Francois Hollande is flying out to the Rio de Janeiro Olympics next week to help support Paris with its Olympic bid, ABC News reported on Friday. The Elysee palace says that Hollande will be in Rio on ....

  • US missile shield in South Korea to damage Moscow, Beijing security - Russian Foreign Ministry

    Date: 2016-07-29 22:17:27 GMT - Russia - World - SN:92 - ID:5343549

    MOSCOW, July 29 (MENA) - The Russian Foreign Ministry Said Friday a decision taken by Washington and Seoul to deploy a US THAAD anti-ballistic missile system in South Korea can seriously damage the strategic security of Russia and China, TASS ....

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