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  • Three injured after shooting near downtown Orlando nightclub

    Date: 2016-07-24 19:00:04 GMT - USA - World - SN:75 - ID:5315197

    WASHINGTON, July 24 (MENA) - Police in Florida are investigating a shooting that happened early Sunday near a nightclub in downtown Orlando, according to ABC News. Orlando Police say the shooting happened near the Venue 578 nightclub and that ....

  • Syria migrant 'kills woman' in Germany

    Date: 2016-07-24 18:59:33 GMT - Germany - World - SN:74 - ID:5315537

    BERLIN, July 24 (MENA) - A machete attack by a Syrian asylum-seeker has left one woman dead and two other people injured, police in south-western Germany said. Witnesses said the attack happened after an argument developed between the man and the ....

  • Amnesty says has 'credible evidence' of torture of Turkey coup detainees

    Date: 2016-07-24 18:58:10 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:73 - ID:5315209

    LONDON, July 24 (MENA) - Amnesty International has gathered credible evidence that detainees in Turkey are being subjected to beatings and torture, including rape, in official and unofficial detention centers in the country, the human rights ....

  • Italian coast guard rescues 2,150 migrants in 18 separate missions

    Date: 2016-07-24 16:28:09 GMT - Italy - World - SN:66 - ID:5314905

    ROME, July 24 (MENA) - Some 2,150 migrants and refugees were rescued from boats and dinghies in the Strait of Sicily in 18 separate operations, Euro News quoted the Italian coast guard as saying in a statement Sunday. The Italian coast guard ....

  • France slams strikes on hospitals in Aleppo

    Date: 2016-07-24 16:12:21 GMT - France - World - SN:59 - ID:5314309

    PARIS, July 24 (MENA) - French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault said Sunday that his country condemned the raids that targeted hospitals in Aleppo over the past 24 hours, calling for a ceasefire. In a statement on Sunday, the minister ....

  • Turkey hires 20 thousand teachers to replace fired teachers

    Date: 2016-07-24 16:03:48 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:56 - ID:5313817

    Ankara, July 24 (MENA) – Turkey is planning to hire 20 thousand teachers instead of who were dismissed from schools and other educational institutions on the back drop of their being accused of participation in the failed coup. “The new teachers ....

  • Iran condemns terrorist attack in kabul

    Date: 2016-07-24 12:41:13 GMT - Iran - World - SN:38 - ID:5312869

    TEHRAN July 24 (MENA) - Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi condemned Sunday the recent terrorist attack in Kabul saying no excuse is accepted for killing innocent people and acts of violence and terror everywhere across the ....

  • Sand Fire in Santa Clarita sends hundreds from California homes

    Date: 2016-07-24 10:25:39 GMT - USA - World - SN:19 - ID:5311757

    WASHINGTON, July 24 (MENA) - A wildfire blazing 35 miles north of Los Angeles has grown to 20,000 acres, prompting hundreds of mandatory and voluntary evacuations, CNN reported on Sunday. The so-called Sand Fire near Santa Clarita started as a ....

  • China confirms first Rift Valley Fever case

    Date: 2016-07-24 10:23:35 GMT - China - World - SN:17 - ID:5311881

    BEIJING, July 24 (MENA) - The first imported case of the deadly Rift Valley Fever has been confirmed in China in a middle-aged man who had returned from Angola, Business Standard reported on Sunday. The 45-year-old man surnamed Tang from Henan ....

  • Japan urges nations to deny North Koreans work to cut nuke-linked cash

    Date: 2016-07-24 09:07:58 GMT - Japan - World - SN:13 - ID:5311513

    TOKYO, July 24 (MENA) - The Japanese government has been stepping up efforts with the United States and South Korea to urge countries that have been accepting workers from North Korea to no longer do so in a bid to cut off financing for Pyongyang's ....

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