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  • 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 ....

  • Time not ripe yet to lift sanctions off Russia but issue may get to agenda -- Merkel

    Date: 2016-08-28 22:59:29 GMT - Russia - World - SN:100 - ID:5506689

    MOSCOW, Aug 28 (MENA) - Time isn't ripe to lift sanctions off Russia yet but the issue may spring up to the agenda one day, Germany's Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel was quoted by TASS news agency as saying on Sunday. "Unfortunately, no, if you ....

  • Turkish gov’t going too far in post-coup attempt state of emergency measures: CHP head Kılıcdaroglu

    Date: 2016-08-28 20:22:38 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:92 - ID:5506253

    ANKARA, Aug 28 (MENA) - The leader of the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has criticized the government for “going too far” in the implementation of authorities granted by Turkey’s ongoing state of emergency, Hurriyet Daily ....

  • British swimmer Nick Thomas dies crossing English Channel

    Date: 2016-08-28 17:53:31 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:76 - ID:5505801

    LONDON, Aug 28 (MENA) - A man has died while trying to swim the English Channel. Nick Thomas set off from Dover on Saturday morning and had been swimming for about 16 hours when he got into difficulties, the Channel Swimming and Piloting ....

  • Swiss defense minister: Terror menace in Switzerland on rise

    Date: 2016-08-28 13:43:05 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:50 - ID:5503945

    GENEVA, Aug 28 (MENA) - Swiss Defense Minister Guy Parmelin said on Sunday that the existing terror menace in the country has grown to a concerning level. Parmelin presented a government report concerning the security situation in the country, in ....

  • Abul Gheit meets Slovakian FM

    Date: 2016-08-28 13:29:19 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:44 - ID:5502689

    CAIRO, Aug 28 (MENA) - Arab League Secretary General Ahmed Abul Gheit met on Sunday with Slovakian Foreign Minister Miroslav Lajcak, who is nominated for the post of UN secretary general. During the meeting, the two sides exchanged viewpoints ....

  • Russia lifts restrictions on charter flights to Turkey

    Date: 2016-08-28 13:28:24 GMT - Russia - World - SN:43 - ID:5504117

    MOSCOW, Aug 28 (MENA) - Russian airlines willing to operate charter flights to Turkey may submit corresponding applications to Russia's Federal Air Transport Agency, a source in the agency told Russia Today on Saturday. "Today restrictions on ....

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