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  • Explosions at US military base in Japan

    Date: 2015-08-23 19:04:19 GMT - Japan - World - SN:105 - ID:3211349

    TOKYO, Aug 23 (MENA) – A series of explosions erupted early Monday morning, likely at Sagami General Depot, a US army outpost in Kanagawa Prefecture, on the outskirts of Tokyo. The Pentagon has said it first heard of the explosion from news media, ....

  • PKK kills soldier, injure three others in southeastern Turkey

    Date: 2015-08-23 19:03:45 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:104 - ID:3211345

    ANKARA, Aug 23 (MENA) – A Turkish soldier was killed and three others were injured in an attack by militants of Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) in southeastern Diyarbakır province, security sources said on Sunday. Soldiers were guarding the ....

  • Iran President to receive British foreign secretary on Monday

    Date: 2015-08-23 18:16:35 GMT - Iran - World - SN:100 - ID:3211153

    TEHRAN, Aug 23 (MENA) - Visiting British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond is to confer with Iran's President Hassan Rouhani on issues of mutual interest on Monday. Hammond heading a politico-economic delegation arrived in Tehran on Sunday to ....

  • Mass graves of 24 Muslim victims of human trafficking found in Malaysia

    Date: 2015-08-23 17:52:49 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:98 - ID:3210945

    KUALA LAMPUR, Aug 23 (MENA) - Malaysian authorities have found mass graves containing the remains of approximately 24 people who are believed to be human trafficking victims, The Independent reported on Sunday. The deceased are believed to have ....

  • China advocates practical cooperation between LatAm, East Asia

    Date: 2015-08-23 17:52:25 GMT - China - World - SN:97 - ID:3211149

    BEIJING, Aug 23 (MENA) - China's Special Representative for Latin American Issues Yin Hengmin voiced China's support to practical cooperation among the 36 member countries of the Forum for East Asia-Latin America Cooperation (FEALAC), said a press ....

  • British embassy in Tehran reopens four years after closure

    Date: 2015-08-23 15:23:20 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:80 - ID:3209597

    LONDON, Aug 23 (MENA) - The British embassy in Iran has reopened, nearly four years after it was closed, said the Foreign Office on Sunday. Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond attended a ceremony in Tehran with Iranian diplomats to mark the ....

  • Malaysia finds mass graves of 24 suspected human trafficking victims

    Date: 2015-08-23 12:26:32 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:40 - ID:3208621

    KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 23 (MENA) - Malaysian authorities have found mass graves containing the remains of more than 20 people believed to be human trafficking victims near the border with Thailand, police say. The heavily forested Thai-Malay border ....

  • Taliban denies responsibility for Kabul suicide bombing

    Date: 2015-08-23 07:09:11 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:10 - ID:3206193

    KABUL, Aug 23 (MENA) - The Taliban militant group have denied their involvement in Saturday's deadly suicide car bomb attack that targeted a NATO contractors convoy in the Afghan capital of Kabul, Kaama news agency reported. The blast, which took ....

  • Obama challenges Congress to be productive after recess

    Date: 2015-08-23 06:49:46 GMT - USA - World - SN:8 - ID:3206081

    WASHINGTON, Aug 23 (MENA) – US President Barack Obama on Saturday touted his administration’s economic achievements and challenged Congress to address a litany of issues when lawmakers return from recess next month. “Seven years after the worst ....

  • Explosion at China chemical factory leaves one dead, nine injured

    Date: 2015-08-23 06:38:02 GMT - China - World - SN:7 - ID:3206089

    BEIJING, Aug 23 (MENA) - One person was killed and nine were injured in an explosion at a chemical plant in eastern China on Saturday, Chinese state media said Sunday. Fire engines rushed to Huantai in the eastern province of Shandong to put out ....

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