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  • Philippines: Daesh-linked Maute group frees militants in prison raid

    Date: 2016-08-28 09:57:45 GMT - Philippines - World - SN:19 - ID:5502029

    MANILA, Aug 28 (MENA) - Muslim extremists in the Philippines supporting Daesh have freed at least eight fellow militants in a violent jailbreak, the BBC reported. Police said at least 20 fighters from the Maute group stormed the Lanao del Sur ....

  • Passengers panic as US plane engine falls apart

    Date: 2016-08-28 07:42:29 GMT - USA - World - SN:12 - ID:5501493

    WASHINGTON, Aug 28 (MENA) - Passengers of a US plane got panic as they have heard a loud explosion after half an engine has fallen off, Sky News reported. A passenger of a US flight looked out of the window to find that large parts of the plane's ....

  • Four terrorists involved in Moon Market blast killed in Lahore

    Date: 2016-08-28 07:13:17 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:9 - ID:5501405

    ISLAMABAD, Aug 28 (MENA) - Pakistani Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) killed four terrorists involved in Moon Market bomb blast in 2009 on Sunday in Lahore, the provincial capital of Punjab. According to details, the CTD conducted a raid near ....

  • 8 troops killed in suspected rebel attack in North Paraguay

    Date: 2016-08-28 07:09:38 GMT - Paraguay - World - SN:8 - ID:5501401

    ASUNCION, Paraguay, Aug 28 (MENA) - Suspected members of a little-known rebel group killed eight soldiers in an attack in northern Paraguay on Saturday, just days after guerrillas and officials in Colombia reached a peace deal to end the ....

  • Rocket attack carried out on Turkish civil airport

    Date: 2016-08-27 22:36:54 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:88 - ID:5500877

    ANKARA, Aug 27 (MENA) - A rocket attack has been carried out at a civil airport in Turkish city of Diyarbakir, Sputnik reported. No casualties have been reported yet. Passengers and staff were taken inside a terminal building for safety. ....

  • US indoor flight forced to make emergency landing

    Date: 2016-08-27 22:35:37 GMT - USA - World - SN:87 - ID:5500845

    WASHINGTON, Aug 27 (MENA) - A US Southwest Airlines flight from New Orleans to Orlando, Florida, was forced to make an emergency landing Saturday in Pensacola, Florida, due to a mechanical issue, ABC News reported. Flight data showed that the ....

  • UK's May to trigger Brexit negotiations without Commons vote - paper

    Date: 2016-08-27 19:53:44 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:72 - ID:5500013

    LONDON, Aug 27 (MENA) - UK Prime Minister Theresa May will not hold a parliamentary vote on Brexit before opening negotiations to formally trigger Britain's withdrawal from the European Union, The Telegraph reported Saturday. Opponents of Brexit ....

  • US drone attack kills 26 people, including 18 soldiers in Afghanistan

    Date: 2016-08-27 17:54:49 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:68 - ID:5499909

    KABUL, Aug 27 (MENA) - A US drone attack has killed 26 persons, including 18 Afghan soldiers held by Taliban militants in the southern Helmand province, local media reported Saturday. Provincial officials announced the fatalities on Saturday. ....

  • S. Korea, Japan agree to resume currency swap deal

    Date: 2016-08-27 12:39:43 GMT - south korea - World - SN:49 - ID:5498629

    SEOUL, Aug 27 (MENA) - South Korea and Japan on Saturday agreed to resume a currency swap deal, which expired last year, as part of their efforts to strengthen bilateral economic cooperation amid a global slowdown and a possible US rate ....

  • Pakistan concerned as Afghanistan expects more weapons from India

    Date: 2016-08-27 11:52:20 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:44 - ID:5498385

    ISLAMABD, Aug 27 (MENA) - The Foreign Office of Pakistan expressed concerns regarding the growing military cooperation between Kabul and New Delhi as Afghanistan expects delivery of more weapons from India, Khaama Press reported. Nafees Zakaria, ....

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