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  • Heavy rains, landslides kill at least 18 in northern India

    Date: 2016-07-01 12:19:03 GMT - India - World - SN:51 - ID:5192377

    NEW DELHI, July 1 (MENA) - Torrential rains triggered heavy floods and landslides that poured down hills in the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand, killing at least 18 people by Friday and destroying dozens of homes, the ABC News reported. The ....

  • 16 Daesh militants killed in separate airstrikes in East of Afghanistan

    Date: 2016-07-01 11:34:50 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:44 - ID:5192333

    KABUL, July 1 (MENA) - At least 16 loyalists of Daesh terrorist group were killed in separate airstrikes in eastern Nangarhar province, Khaama Press reported Friday. The Afghan Ministry of Defense (MoD) said the airstrikes were carried out in Kot ....

  • Austria presidential poll result overturned

    Date: 2016-07-01 11:29:34 GMT - Austria - World - SN:43 - ID:5192213

    VIENNA, July 1 (MENA) - Austria's highest court has annulled the result of the presidential election narrowly lost by the candidate of the far-right Freedom Party, the BBC News reported. The party had challenged the result, saying that postal ....

  • Over 15,500 asylum seekers pre-registered on mainland Greece - UNHCR

    Date: 2016-07-01 10:15:21 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:39 - ID:5191781

    GENEVA, July 1 (MENA) - A large-scale exercise to pre-register asylum seekers on mainland Greece was launched on June 8, 2016 by the Greek Asylum Service with UNHCR's support, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said in a press ....

  • Russia starts mooring trials for world's first floating nuclear power plant

    Date: 2016-07-01 09:45:21 GMT - Russia - World - SN:38 - ID:5191765

    MOSCOW, July 1 (MENA) - Rosenergoatom said Friday that mooring trials for the world's first floating nuclear power plant unit, Akademik Lomonosov, have begun at the Baltic Shipyard in Russia's St. Petersburg. Sputnik International said the goal ....

  • Hindu priest hacked to death in Bangladesh

    Date: 2016-07-01 09:28:08 GMT - Bangladesh - World - SN:36 - ID:5191669

    DHAKA, July 1 (MENA) - Hindu temple worker has been killed by three men on a motorcycle, the BBC quoted local police as saying Friday. Shaymanonda Das was preparing for morning prayers at a temple in the south-western district of Jhenaidah when ....

  • Turkish police detain 11 suspects over Ataturk airport attack

    Date: 2016-07-01 09:23:34 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:35 - ID:5191629

    ANKARA, July 1 (MENA) - Turkish sources said that Turkish security forces detained 11 persons suspected of carrying out bloody attacks at Ataturk airport in Istanbul on Tuesday, Sky News reported on Friday. The terrorist attacks at Istanbul's ....

  • 8 Turkish soldiers killed in PKK attacks in Hakkari, Mardin provinces

    Date: 2016-07-01 09:14:13 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:34 - ID:5191605

    ANKARA, July 1 (MENA) - Eight Turkish soldiers were killed in attacks by the Kurdistan worker's party (PKK) on Hakkari and Mardin provinces in southeastern Anatolia. Sky News Arabia reported on Friday, giving no further details. (MENA) R R N/ ....

  • At least 20 villagers missing in SW China landslide

    Date: 2016-07-01 09:07:22 GMT - China - World - SN:33 - ID:5191509

    BEIJING, July 1 (MENA) - A rain-triggered landslide killed one person and left 20 others missing in a village in southwest China's Guizhou Province on Friday morning, Chinese news agency Xinhua reported. The landslide at around 5:30 am buried ....

  • Iran complies with resolution on N. Korea, prepares implementation report: ambassador

    Date: 2016-07-01 09:06:12 GMT - south korea - World - SN:32 - ID:5191517

    SEOUL, July 1 (MENA) - Iran is "completely" complying with the latest resolution that the UN Security Council (UNSC) adopted in the wake of North Korea's nuclear and long-range missile tests earlier this year, Yonhap quoted Iran's top diplomat in ....

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