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  • Seven dead in plane crash in Britain

    Date: 2015-08-22 17:35:01 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:80 - ID:3204729

    LONDON, Aug 22 (MENA) - Seven people have died after a Hawker Hunter jet crashed into several vehicles during Shoreham Airshow in Britain, BBC news reported. South East Coast Ambulance Service said the victims all died at the scene, with a ....

  • Deadly blast rocks Afghanistan capital

    Date: 2015-08-22 15:15:22 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:63 - ID:3203793

    KABUL, Aug 22 (MENA) - An explosion has rocked the diplomatic area of the Afghan capital, Kabul, police have said, with at least 10 people killed and 60 injured, the BBC News reported. Police said it was a suicide attack on a foreign military ....

  • No casualties reported in Amsterdam-Paris train attack: UK gov't

    Date: 2015-08-22 14:17:21 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:58 - ID:3203493

    LONDON, Aug 22 (MENA) - The UK Foreign Office said on Saturday no injuries were reported in an attack launched by a gunman armed with a Kalashnikov on a train between Amsterdam and Paris. Speaking to MENA, a spokesman for the foreign office said ....

  • While Congress argues over Iran, Europe rushes to do business there

    Date: 2015-08-22 14:11:27 GMT - USA - World - SN:56 - ID:3203125

    WASHINGTON, Aug 22 (MENA) - A German government plane packed with the nation's economic elite touched down in Tehran, though the ink was barely dry on a landmark agreement with Iran to limit its nuclear program before, The Washington Post ....

  • Death toll in Tianjin blast rises to 121

    Date: 2015-08-22 14:10:07 GMT - China - World - SN:54 - ID:3203121

    BEIJING, Aug 22 (MENA) - The death toll from a warehouse blast in north China's Tianjin has risen to 121, including 67 firefighters and seven policemen, the China Daily cited authorities as saying at a press conference on Saturday. Friday ....

  • Ecuadorean foreign ministry organizes farewell party for Egypt's amb. to Quito

    Date: 2015-08-22 14:00:47 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:51 - ID:3203101

    CAIRO, Aug 22 (MENA) - Ecuadorean Foreign Minister Xavier Lasso received Egypt's Ambassador to Quito Medhat Kamal el Meligy on the occasion of ending his term of office. Lasso underlined his country's appreciation of relations with Egypt ....

  • Indian police arrest Hurriyat leader Shabbir Shah in New Delhi

    Date: 2015-08-22 13:51:31 GMT - India - World - SN:50 - ID:3203117

    NEW DELHI, Aug 22 (MENA) - Indian police arrested on Saturday senior Hurriyat leader and chairman of the Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Democratic Freedom Party Shabbir Ahmed Shah, Radio Pakistan reported. According to reports, Shah was taken into ....

  • Daesh No.2 killed in US drone strike in Iraq

    Date: 2015-08-21 20:55:02 GMT - USA - World - SN:75 - ID:3200185

    WASHINGTON, Aug 21 (MENA) – The No. 2 figure in Daesh, Haji Mutazz, was killed in an August 18 drone strike near Mosul, Iraq, the CNN quoted a spokesman for the US National Security Council as saying on Friday. Ned Price added that Mutazz was ....

  • Cedric Belfrage, the WW2 spy Britain was embarrassed to pursue

    Date: 2015-08-21 17:31:54 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:65 - ID:3199733

    LONDON, Aug 21 (MENA) – Britain failed to prosecute a member of the intelligence services who passed secrets to Russia in World War Two out of fear of embarrassment, the BBC quoted files in the National Archives as saying on Friday. MI5 also ....

  • N. Korean underground missile complex causing problems for US intelligence

    Date: 2015-08-21 16:44:29 GMT - USA - World - SN:58 - ID:3199381

    WASHINGTON, Aug 21 (MENA) - North Korea has developed an elaborate underground missile complex at its Sohae missile and space launch facility near the northwestern border with China, The World Tribune reported on Friday. The underground complex ....

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