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  • US envoy to UN: Rejecting Iran deal would isolate Washington

    Date: 2015-08-27 21:35:02 GMT - USA - World - SN:111 - ID:3239245

    New York, Aug 27 (MENA) - Rejecting the Iran nuclear deal would lead to diplomatic isolation for the United States and significantly undermine Washington's ability to achieve other foreign policy goals, the US envoy to the United Nations said on ....

  • Indian army kills 4 rebels, arrests 1 in clash in Indian-controlled Kashmir

    Date: 2015-08-27 20:15:43 GMT - India - World - SN:106 - ID:3239065

    NEW DELHI, Aug 27 (MENA) - India's army said it has killed four insurgents and captured another during a 12-hour clash near the disputed border with Pakistan in the Indian-controlled portion of Kashmir, Fox News reported Thursday. Lt. Gen. D.S. ....

  • Moscow denies increasing Syria military aid

    Date: 2015-08-27 14:52:09 GMT - Russia - World - SN:76 - ID:3236993

    MOSCOW, Aug 27 (MENA) – Russia denied reports about increasing its military aid to the Syrian government. There is no information available about these allegations, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said. (MENA) W N E/M O H ....

  • Austrian Police: At least 20 migrants found dead in truck

    Date: 2015-08-27 13:52:24 GMT - Austria - World - SN:67 - ID:3236205

    VIENNA, Aug 27 (MENA) - Police discovered the partially decomposed bodies at least 20 migrants piled up in a truck parked on the shoulder of an Austrian highway leading from the Hungarian border. Police official Hans Peter Doskozil said the ....

  • Retired generals and admirals urge Congress to reject Iran nuclear deal

    Date: 2015-08-27 13:51:06 GMT - USA - World - SN:65 - ID:3236525

    WASHINGTON, Aug 27 (MENA) - A group of nearly 200 retired generals and admirals sent a letter to Congress urging lawmakers to reject the Iran nuclear agreement, which they say threatens national security. The letter is the latest in a blizzard of ....

  • EU works to formulate new energy deal with Iran

    Date: 2015-08-27 13:50:31 GMT - USA - World - SN:64 - ID:3236437

    WASHINGTON, Aug 27 (MENA) - The European Union is working on a political agreement that would set the stage for future energy deals in Iran, sources with direct knowledge of the talks said. The agreement could be signed as soon as November, ....

  • German FM to meet Tunisian counterpart in Berlin

    Date: 2015-08-27 13:03:06 GMT - Germany - World - SN:59 - ID:3236209

    BERLIN, Aug 27 (MENA) - German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier will meet his Tunisian counterpart Taib Baccouche here on Friday. During the visit, the two sides will probe means of enhancing bilateral ties in all domains as well as the ....

  • British jihadi who hacked computers for IS 'killed in Syria'

    Date: 2015-08-27 11:58:19 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:45 - ID:3235745

    LONDON, Aug 27 (MENA) - A British jihadi who hacked computers for the so-called Islamic State has reportedly been killed in a drone strike in Syria. Junaid Hussain is said to have been number three on a Pentagon "kill list" - behind only Jihadi ....

  • Theater shooter Holmes gets 12 life sentences, plus 3,318 years

    Date: 2015-08-27 05:37:16 GMT - USA - World - SN:3 - ID:3233333

    WASHINGTON, Aug 27 (MENA) - A Colorado judge formally sentenced James Eagan Holmes to multiple life terms plus thousands of years in prison for the Aurora movie theater massacre that killed 12 and wounded 70, CNN reported. Holmes, a 27-year-old ....

  • UN: 300,000 migrants land in South Europe in 2015

    Date: 2015-08-26 16:12:50 GMT - Italy - World - SN:99 - ID:3230885

    GENEVA, Aug 26 (MENA) – As many as 300,000 migrants almost Syrians have arrived at southern European countries during the current year 2015, according to statistics of the the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). About 293,000 ....

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