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  • Death toll from car bomb explosion near presidential palace in Mogadishu rises to 22

    Date: 2016-08-31 10:21:19 GMT - Somalia - World - SN:29 - ID:5520649

    MOGADISHU, Aug 31 (MENA) - Somali officials said the death toll from a car bombing near the presidential palace in Mogadishu has risen to 22 after several of the injured died from their wounds, Voice of America reported Wednesday. The car hit a ....

  • Part of Frankfurt Airport evacuated due to security breach

    Date: 2016-08-31 09:52:49 GMT - Germany - World - SN:25 - ID:5520521

    BERLIN, Aug 31 (MENA) - Part of Germany's Frankfurt Airport has been evacuated due to a security breach, Deutsche Welle reported Wednesday. Airport officials said a person passed a security checkpoint without being screened. Parts of Terminal ....

  • US evaluating Taliban video of captive couple in Afghanistan

    Date: 2016-08-31 09:20:45 GMT - USA - World - SN:24 - ID:5520145

    WASHINGTON, Aug 31 (MENA) - The State Department said it is evaluating a video released by the Afghan Taliban showing a Canadian man and his American wife warning that their Afghan captors will kill them and their children unless the Kabul ....

  • Duterte ready to discuss Philippine drug killings with Obama

    Date: 2016-08-31 08:13:23 GMT - Philippines - World - SN:19 - ID:5520013

    MANILA, Aug 31 (MENA) - The Philippine president says he is ready to discuss his bloody anti-drugs campaign, which has sparked US concerns as the body count in the crackdown climbs alarmingly, with US President Barack Obama on the sidelines of an ....

  • Diplomats disagree over Syria chemical sanctions

    Date: 2016-08-31 08:10:36 GMT - USA - World - SN:18 - ID:5520065

    NEW YORK, Aug 31 (MENA) - The UN Security Council failed to agree Tuesday on whether Syria merited sanctions over the use of chemical weapons, with Russia questioning the evidence from an independent commission that found government forces were ....

  • Supporters of Brazil's Rousseff block roads to Sao Paulo

    Date: 2016-08-31 07:56:53 GMT - Brazil - World - SN:16 - ID:5519981

    BRASILIS, Aug 31 (MENA) - Supporters of Brazil's suspended president Dilma Rousseff blocked roads to the city of Sao Paulo in protest of her impeachment process, Xinhua reported. Demonstrators set up roadblocks by setting fire to tires along six ....

  • Malaysia detains three Daesh suspects planning attacks on independence

    Date: 2016-08-31 07:55:15 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:15 - ID:5519965

    KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 31 (MENA) - Malaysian counterterrorism units have detained three alleged militants of the Daesh terrorist group suspected of planning terror attacks across the country on the eve of the country's independence day celebration, the ....

  • US stands in strong partnership with India against terrorism: Kerry

    Date: 2016-08-31 07:53:28 GMT - USA - World - SN:14 - ID:5519973

    WASHINGTON, Aug 31 (MENA) - US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in New Delhi on Monday to participate in the second Indo-US Strategic and Commercial Dialogue where terrorism and other important issues, including economic matters, were ....

  • Singapore confirms 82 locally transmitted cases of Zika

    Date: 2016-08-31 07:20:56 GMT - Singapore - World - SN:11 - ID:5519901

    SINGAPORE, Aug 31 (MENA) - The city-state of Singapore has now confirmed 82 locally transmitted cases of Zika, a mosquito-borne virus linked to severe birth defects, the BBC reported Wednesday. It is advising all pregnant women with symptoms ....

  • 11 dead, 3 missing in northern Japan after typhoon

    Date: 2016-08-31 07:19:55 GMT - Japan - World - SN:10 - ID:5519937

    TOKYO, Aug 31 (MENA) - Eleven people were confirmed dead and another three remained missing Wednesday after a powerful typhoon battered northern and northeastern Japan the previous day, Kyodo news agency reported. Police said nine bodies were ....

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