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  • Daesh claims responsibility for attack on German train by ax-wielding teen refugee

    Date: 2016-07-19 10:24:29 GMT - Germany - World - SN:28 - ID:5285465

    BERLIN, July 19 (MENA) - Daesh has claimed responsibility for an attack onboard a train in Germany on Tuesday that left three people seriously injured. The announcement comes hours after a 17-year-old Afghan refugee attacked passengers with an ....

  • ATOR official excludes resumption of charter flights to Turkey in 2016

    Date: 2016-07-19 09:26:10 GMT - Russia - World - SN:23 - ID:5285001

    MOSCOW, July 19 (MENA) - The executive director of the Association of Tour Operators of Russia (ATOR), Maya Lomidze, said that charter flights between Russia and Turkey will not be reinstated in the current year, Sputnik News Agency ....

  • Chilcot report: Iraq war families crowdfund legal costs

    Date: 2016-07-19 09:17:04 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:22 - ID:5285065

    LONDON, July 19 (MENA) - Families of some of the British troops killed in Iraq have launched a public crowdfunding appeal to pay for lawyers to potentially sue those responsible. The Iraq War Families Campaign Group wants to raise £150,000 to ....

  • Bus with Chinese tourists catches fire in Taiwan, killing 26

    Date: 2016-07-19 09:06:49 GMT - Taiwan - World - SN:21 - ID:5284913

    TAIPEI, July 19 (MENA) - A tour bus carrying visitors from China burst into flames on a busy highway near Taiwan's capital on Tuesday, killing all 26 people on board, officials said, according to ABC News. The accident took place on the No. 2 ....

  • Two Estonians killed in Nice terror attack

    Date: 2016-07-19 08:43:47 GMT - Estonia - World - SN:17 - ID:5284833

    TALLINN, July 19 (MENA) - The Estonian Foreign Ministry on Tuesday confirmed that among the victims of the terrorist attack in nice were two citizens of Estonia, the Russian news agency Ria Novosti reported. "I offer my heartfelt sympathies to ....

  • US advises nationals to reconsider traveling to Turkey

    Date: 2016-07-19 08:01:55 GMT - USA - World - SN:12 - ID:5284285

    WASHINGTON, July 19 (MENA) - The US State Department Tuesday issued a statement in which it advised its nationals to reconsider traveling to Turkey against the backdrop of the July 15 attempted coup that led to suspending flights and hampering daily ....

  • Russia tests hydrogen-powered drones in Syria - senior military source

    Date: 2016-07-18 22:58:12 GMT - Russia - World - SN:107 - ID:5283805

    MOSCOW, July 18 (MENA) - The Russian Aerospace Forces tested new hydrogen-powered unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) in Syria that allowed for longer flight times, a high-ranking Russian military official told RIA Novosti on Monday. The source said ....

  • 6 people killed in S. Sudan clashes

    Date: 2016-07-18 22:51:50 GMT - South Sudan - World - SN:106 - ID:5283521

    JUBA, July 18 (MENA) - Six people were killed Monday when forces loyal to President Salva Kiir and Vice President Riek Machar clashed in South Sudan's capital Juba. Sudanese Secretary General of the Secretariat of the Sudanese Working Abroad (SSWA) ....

  • US urges Turkey to exercise restraint, respect laws

    Date: 2016-07-18 22:39:41 GMT - USA - World - SN:105 - ID:5283685

    WASHINGTON, July 18 (MENA) - The United States on Monday urged Turkey to exercise restraint and respect the rule of law in the aftermath of a failed military coup. "What US officials will make clear to their Turkish counterparts is that it's ....

  • Mideast account for over two-thirds of terrorism deaths since January 2015 -- Paper

    Date: 2016-07-18 22:29:51 GMT - USA - World - SN:104 - ID:5283705

    WASHINGTON, July 18 (MENA) – The Middle East and northern Africa account for over two-thirds of terrorism deaths since January 2015, with multiple attacks occurring daily, each claiming on average at least a dozen lives, the Washington Post said in ....

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