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  • Austrian chancellor rejects Turkish ‘intimidation’

    Date: 2016-08-02 19:39:18 GMT - Austria - World - SN:87 - ID:5363885

    VIENNA, Aug 2 (MENA) - Austrian Chancellor Christian Kern said he will not bow to “intimidation” from Turkey after receiving online death threats as tensions rise between the EU and Ankara. “We should not allow ourselves to be intimidated in any ....

  • Russia calls for air strikes at Daesh positions in accordance with law - ministry

    Date: 2016-08-02 18:15:38 GMT - Russia - World - SN:82 - ID:5362981

    MOWCOW, Aug 2 (MENA) - The Russian Foreign Ministry on Tuesday called for delivering air strikes at positions of Daesh in strict accordance with international law, TASS reported. "Russia has always stressed the importance of decisive actions ....

  • Dutch woman who fled Daesh arrested

    Date: 2016-08-02 16:21:34 GMT - Netherlands - World - SN:70 - ID:5362617

    AMSTERDAM, Aug 2 (MENA) - A young woman who returned to the Netherlands with her two children after fleeing Syria has been arrested on suspicion of links to Daesh, said SkyNews on Tuesday. She was identified by Dutch media as 20-year-old Laura ....

  • Donald Trump suggests election will be rigged - paper

    Date: 2016-08-02 13:35:59 GMT - USA - World - SN:53 - ID:5359445

    WASHINGTON, Aug 2 (MENA) - Donald Trump has claimed that there is a possibility of the US presidential election being “rigged”, The Guardian reported. At a campaign town hall in Columbus, Ohio, Trump said he feared that the election would be ....

  • Russian ambassador says US strikes in Libya needs SC resolution

    Date: 2016-08-02 13:35:12 GMT - Libya - World - SN:52 - ID:5361245

    TRIPOLI, Aug 2 (MENA) - Russian Ambassador to Libya Ivan Molotov has criticized the recent US strikes against Daesh elements in the Libyan city of Sirte. In press statements Tuesday, he said such strikes must have been approved by the United ....

  • Over 257,000 migrants enter Europe by Sea in 2016 - IOM

    Date: 2016-08-02 12:54:39 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:45 - ID:5360825

    GENEVA, Aug 2 (MENA) - An estimated 257,186 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2016, arriving mostly in Greece and Italy, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) announced on Tuesday. Migrant and refugee deaths in the ....

  • 60,000 refugees flee violence in South Sudan

    Date: 2016-08-02 11:15:28 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:31 - ID:5360109

    GENEVA, Aug 2 (MENA) - About 60,000 people have fled South Sudan since violence escalated over the past three weeks, the UNHCR spokeswoman Melissa Fleming said in a briefing on Tuesday. The refugees bring disturbing reports that armed groups ....

  • As Daesh posts in Portuguese, US, Brazil bolster Olympics security

    Date: 2016-08-02 10:28:35 GMT - USA - World - SN:22 - ID:5359625

    NEW YORK, August 2 (MENA) - Worried about possible terrorist attacks at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil’s government is working closely with American law enforcement and intelligence services to identify threats and thwart potential disasters ....

  • USFK commander stresses THAAD will pose no health risks

    Date: 2016-08-02 09:05:03 GMT - south korea - World - SN:14 - ID:5359141

    SEOUL, Aug 2 (MENA) - The Terminal High Altitude Area defense (THAAD) system will be operated in South Korea in a manner that will pose no health risks to local residents, the commander of U.S. Forces Korea said on Tuesday, amid lingering concerns ....

  • Russian defense minister arrives in Kazakhstan for talks

    Date: 2016-08-02 08:13:00 GMT - Kazakhstan - World - SN:12 - ID:5358949

    ALMATY, Kazakhstan, Aug 2 (MENA) - Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu arrived in Kazakhstan on Tuesday to discuss military and technical cooperation with his Kazakh counterpart Imangali Tasmagambetov, the Russian Defense Ministry's spokesman ....

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