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  • Tehran, Moscow to construct 2 nuclear power plants in Iran – Iranian lawmaker

    Date: 2016-08-14 15:58:18 GMT - Iran - World - SN:68 - ID:5426409

    MOSCOW, Aug 14 (MENA) - Iran and Russia will construct two nuclear power plants in Iran, Spokesman of the Parliament National Security and Foreign Policy Committee Seyed Hossein Naqavi Hosseini said, as quoted by local media, according to Sputnik ....

  • Blaze strikes German refugee center

    Date: 2016-08-14 15:56:27 GMT - Germany - World - SN:67 - ID:5427321

    BERLIN, Aug 14 (MENA) - A huge fire has erupted at a refugee center in central Germany, leaving at least 16 people injured, ABC News reported. Twenty living containers are said to be engulfed in flames. A huge pillar of smoke can be seen ....

  • IAAF ban of Russian long jumper at Olympics ‘inhuman’ - Russian Sports Minister

    Date: 2016-08-14 15:25:51 GMT - Russia - World - SN:62 - ID:5427005

    MOSCOW, Aug 14 (MENA) - The decision to ban Russian long jumper Darya Klishina from participating in the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro is inhuman and beyond common sense, Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko said Sunday, according to Sputnik News ....

  • Woman, attacker who set fire to Swiss train die from injuries

    Date: 2016-08-14 14:59:22 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:59 - ID:5426681

    GENEVA, Aug 14 (MENA) - A 34-year-old woman and the man who attacked her and other passengers on board a Swiss train have died from their injuries. The 27-year-old man stabbed several passengers and set fire to the train after pouring a flammable ....

  • 5 killed in Philippines due to monsoon rains

    Date: 2016-08-14 14:57:39 GMT - Philippines - World - SN:58 - ID:5426785

    MANILA, Aug 14 (MENA) - At least five people were killed and over 70,000 individuals were displaced due to monsoon rains that affected mostly northern part of the Philippines, including Metro Manila, during the past days, the state disaster ....

  • Turkey summons Austria charge d'affaires over 'indecent' report

    Date: 2016-08-14 14:44:03 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:55 - ID:5426389

    ANKARA, Aug 14 (MENA) - Turkey summoned Austria's charge d'affaires in Ankara late on Saturday over what it said was "indecent report" about Turkey on a news ticker at Vienna airport, a foreign ministry official said, according to Sky News. ....

  • Intl companies to study SCZone competitiveness

    Date: 2016-08-14 14:14:23 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:49 - ID:5425801

    CAIRO, Aug 14 (MENA) - Secretary General of the Suez Canal Economic Zone (SCZone) spokesman Nasser Fouad said Sunday that several specialized international companies have been invited to conduct studies on economic zone's ....

  • Mansoura University branch opened in Nouakchott soon

    Date: 2016-08-14 12:32:11 GMT - Mauritania - World - SN:41 - ID:5425585

    NOUAKCHOTT, Aug 14 (MENA) - Egyptian Cultural attaché in Nouakchott Nashaat Deif announced opening of Mansoura University branch at Nouakchott, the capital and largest city of Mauritania. This branch will include faculties of medicine and ....

  • Russian bombers destroy Daesh warehouses in Deir ez-Zor

    Date: 2016-08-14 12:23:48 GMT - Russia - World - SN:39 - ID:5425157

    MOSCOW, Aug 14 (MENA) - Russia's Tu-22M3 long-range bombers attacked a number of Daesh targets in Syria, the Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement. Six long-range bombers Tupolev-22 delivered intensive strikes against Daesh positions near ....

  • Russian humanitarian aid delivered to Syria's Latakia

    Date: 2016-08-14 12:06:29 GMT - Russia - World - SN:35 - ID:5425189

    MOSCOW, Aug 14 (MENA) - More than two tons of humanitarian aid delivered to the village Ubin in Syria's Latakia province, as reported in the newsletter of the Russian Center for reconciliation of the warring parties in Syria. “Poor families of ....

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