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  • French interior minister to host talks on future of Islam in France

    Date: 2016-08-29 11:13:51 GMT - France - World - SN:33 - ID:5508673

    PARIS, Aug 29 (MENA) - French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve will hold a day of talks on Islam in France Monday in an effort to better integrate the religion with the “values of the Republic”, according to France24. Although the controversy ....

  • 4 suspects arrested for kidnapping Australian aid worker in Afghanistan

    Date: 2016-08-29 10:23:02 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:25 - ID:5508141

    KABUL, Aug 29 (MENA) - The Afghan intelligence agency, National Directorate for Security (NDS), said Monday special forces arrested four suspects in connection with the kidnapping of an Australian aid worker. Voice of America said that an ....

  • UK sends destroyer to Gulf to back up operations against Daesh

    Date: 2016-08-29 10:14:54 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:22 - ID:5508073

    LONDON, Aug 29 (MENA) - Britain will send a dlrs 1 billion hi-tech destroyer to the Middle East to back up operations against Daesh, UK Defense Secretary Michael Fallon announced. The vessel, HMS Daring, will be deployed to the Gulf to back up ....

  • Italian coastguard rescue 1,100 migrants in Mediterranean

    Date: 2016-08-29 08:23:30 GMT - Italy - World - SN:18 - ID:5507521

    ROME, Aug 29 (MENA) - Italy's coastguard rescued about 1,100 migrants from boats in the Strait of Sicily as they tried to reach Europe, Sky News reported. In a statement on Monday, the coastguard said that the migrants were picked up from eight ....

  • Roadside bomb kills 3 in Afghanistan

    Date: 2016-08-29 08:19:53 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:17 - ID:5507637

    KABUL, Aug 29 (MENA) - An Afghan official said a roadside bomb has killed three civilians in central Afghanistan, ABC News reported. Abdul Hai Khatebi, spokesman for the provincial governor in Ghor province, said Monday that two women and a man ....

  • LA police: LAX shooter reports unfounded

    Date: 2016-08-29 07:19:12 GMT - USA - World - SN:13 - ID:5507257

    WASHINGTON, Aug 29 (MENA) - Los Angeles Airport police have confirmed that reports of shots fired in the facility were a false alarm as the airport authority confirms that all terminals have been cleared and operations are restarting, CNN reported ....

  • FARC leader gives orders to abide by ceasefire with Colombian gov't

    Date: 2016-08-29 07:18:15 GMT - Colombia - World - SN:12 - ID:5507313

    BOGOTA, Aug 29 (MENA) - Colombia main leftist rebel group Farc leader Rodrigo Londono, known as Timoleon Jimenez or Timochenko, gave the order to his fighters to stop firing and abide by the ceasefire agreement reached with the government, the BBC ....

  • Kerry arrives for Bangladesh talks amid terrorism concerns

    Date: 2016-08-29 06:52:38 GMT - Bangladesh - World - SN:11 - ID:5507197

    DHAKA, Aug 29 (MENA) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's is in Bangladesh amid increasing concerns about terrorism in the South Asian nation, ABC News reported. Kerry arrived in Dhaka on Monday after weekend talks in Geneva on Syria and ....

  • Bomb blast hits crime laboratory in Brussels

    Date: 2016-08-29 06:37:22 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:9 - ID:5507081

    BRUSSELS, Aug 29 (MENA) - A bomb has gone off at the Brussels Institute of Criminology, without causing casualties, the BBC quoted Belgian media as saying. Shortly before 02:30 local time (00:30 GMT), a car rammed through three fences, RTL ....

  • LA airport evacuated as police investigate reports of shots fired

    Date: 2016-08-29 05:05:57 GMT - USA - World - SN:1 - ID:5506901

    WASHINGTON, Aug 29 (MENA) - Hundreds of travelers were evacuated from Los Angeles International Airport late Sunday after police investigated reports of an active shooter in a terminal, New York Daily News reported Monday. Security guards and ....

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