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  • Unknown gunmen kill 6 policemen in southwest Pakistan

    Date: 2016-08-26 21:22:35 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:87 - ID:5496293

    ISLAMABAD, Aug 26 (MENA) - A police spokesman says unidentified assailants killed at least six tribal police officers and wounded two others in an overnight rocket and gun attack in southwest Pakistan, Fox News reported. Abdullah Rind, spokesman ....

  • UN welcomes French court's decision to overrule Burkini ban

    Date: 2016-08-26 20:13:27 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:83 - ID:5496217

    NEW YORK, Aug 26 (MENA) - The United Nations on Friday welcomed a decision by France's top administrative court to overturn Villeneuve-Loubet's burkini ban, ABC news reported. UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric said the decision by a top court in ....

  • European leaders push Angela Merkel for joint EU army

    Date: 2016-08-26 19:36:06 GMT - Slovakia - World - SN:82 - ID:5496069

    BRATISLAVA, Aug 26 (MENA) - Leaders of Central Europe countries on Friday called on German Chancellor Angela Merkel Europe should begin planning to enhance the military role of the European Union with the creation of a common army, the Independent ....

  • 5 men arrested by UK's West Midlands anti-terror police

    Date: 2016-08-26 18:54:31 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:80 - ID:5495949

    BIRMINGHAM, Aug 26 (MENA) - Five men have been arrested by the UK's West Midlands anti-terrorism police, the BBC reported Friday. Police said an army bomb disposal team had been sent to Birmingham's Lee Bank area as a "precautionary measure" as a ....

  • UN blames UK politicians for Brexit hate crime spike

    Date: 2016-08-26 18:47:49 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:78 - ID:5495985

    LONDON, Aug 26 (MENA) - "Divisive" and "anti-immigrant" rhetoric by UK politicians during the EU referendum helped to fuel a spike in race hate crimes in the weeks before and after the vote, a UN body was quoted by the BBC News as saying. It said ....

  • IOM: 90,000 Iraqis displaced in Mosul ahead of anti-Daesh military operation

    Date: 2016-08-26 18:44:44 GMT - Iraq - World - SN:77 - ID:5495953

    BAGHDAD, Aug 26 (MENA) - The International Organization for Migration (IOM) on Friday said that more than 90,000 Iraqis were forced to leave their houses in Mosul as the Iraqi forces gear up for a wide-scale operation to free the city from Daesh ....

  • Brazil police seek charges against ex-president Lula da Silva, his wife

    Date: 2016-08-26 18:20:46 GMT - Brazil - World - SN:75 - ID:5495909

    BRASÍLIA, Aug 26 (MENA) - Brazil’s federal police on Friday recommended that prosecutors file charges against former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva and his wife, Marisa Leticia, for money laundering and corruption, the Wall Street Journal ....

  • Chinese foreign ministry says it has no idea about preventing guests from five Muslim countries to stay in Guangzhou hotels

    Date: 2016-08-26 18:09:15 GMT - China - World - SN:73 - ID:5495945

    BEIJING, Aug 26 (MENA) - Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said he was not aware of an order that had been issued to prevent guests from five Muslim-majority countries; Pakistan, Iraq, Syria, Turkey and Afghanistan, to stay in some low-end ....

  • Clinton says emails, foundation ties not threat to White House bid

    Date: 2016-08-26 17:53:03 GMT - USA - World - SN:72 - ID:5495781

    WASHINGTON, Aug 26 (MENA) - Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said Friday she was certain no revelations from emails or foreign entities' ties to her husband's charitable foundation will derail her bid for the US presidency, Sky News ....

  • Up to 400,000 refugees to arrive in Germany before end of 2016 – report

    Date: 2016-08-26 17:48:06 GMT - Germany - World - SN:71 - ID:5495841

    BERLIN, Aug 26 (MENA) - Up to 400,000 refugees may arrive in Germany before the end of 2016 if the political situation remains unchanged, a study issued on Friday by the Nuremberg-based Institute for Employment Research (IAB) indicated, Sputnik ....

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