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  • 350 migrants rescued off southern Italian shores

    Date: 2015-08-17 11:21:17 GMT - Italy - World - SN:33 - ID:3172361

    ROME, Aug 17 (MENA) – Italian security sources announced that coast guards rescued 350 migrants off the southern Italian shores. The immigrants were moved on Croatian gunboats, the sources said, adding that the boat of the migrants was damaged by ....

  • Strike against draft of constitution cripples life in Nepal

    Date: 2015-08-17 07:50:34 GMT - Nepal - World - SN:14 - ID:3170977

    KATHMANDU, Aug 17 (MENA) - A general strike imposed by smaller political parties protesting a proposed new constitution that would split Nepal into six federal states crippled daily life across the Himalayan nation Monday, Sun Herald ....

  • Five Nicaraguan police officers killed in attack

    Date: 2015-08-17 07:46:09 GMT - Nicaragua - World - SN:13 - ID:3171009

    MANAGUA, Aug 17 (MENA) - Five Nicaraguan police officers were killed on Sunday in the south of the country after being attacked by a criminal group trying to free one of its members that had been detained, euronews reported. Police said they ....

  • US writer asks if Hillary Clinton could win the angry voters

    Date: 2015-08-16 22:59:14 GMT - USA - World - SN:99 - ID:3170489

    LOS ANGLOS, Aug 16 (MENA) - While Donald Trump has kept the political world transfixed, Hillary Rodham Clinton has spent her summer methodically rolling out a long list of policy proposals, Doyle McManus of the Los Anglos Times said. They add up ....

  • Small plane crashes in New York

    Date: 2015-08-16 21:42:37 GMT - USA - World - SN:93 - ID:3170357

    NEW YORK, Aug 16 (MENA) - A small plane has crashed on a Long Island roadway, halting service on one branch of the nation's busiest commuter railways, CBS news reported Sunday. At least one person has been killed in the crash. A second, ....

  • US embassy in Kabul warns Americans of Taliban possible attack

    Date: 2015-08-16 19:56:27 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:85 - ID:3169949

    KABUL, Aug 16 (MENA) - US embassy in Kabul on Sunday warned American citizens in Afghanistan of Taliban possible attack. The local Khaama news agency reported that the group's militants are planning to target a compound possibly located in Taimani ....

  • Osama bin Laden's son tries to refresh Qaeda franchise - paper

    Date: 2015-08-16 19:34:47 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:84 - ID:3169945

    LONDON, Aug 16 (MENA) - The Times said Sunday al Qaeda launched the new audio recording purportedly made by Ossama bin Laden's favorite son, Hamza, calling for attacks on the West, with the primacy of al Qaeda threatened by the rise of ....

  • MP says Iran-Russia ties will promote regional peace, stability

    Date: 2015-08-16 18:36:33 GMT - Iran - World - SN:77 - ID:3169685

    TEHRAN, Aug 16 (MENA) - Expansion of relations between Iran and Russia will help strengthen peace and stability in the region, said Head of IMajlis National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Ala'eddin Boroujerdi on Sunday. He made the ....

  • Indonesia plane carrying 54 crashes in province of Papua

    Date: 2015-08-16 15:17:24 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:62 - ID:3168717

    JAKARTA, Aug 16 (MENA) - A plane with 54 people on board has crashed in Indonesia's remote and mountainous region of Papua, a government official has said, the latest in a string of aviation disasters in the South East Asian nation, according to ABC ....

  • Almost 1,300 people killed in Ukraine's breakaway regions within 2015

    Date: 2015-08-16 15:01:30 GMT - Russia - World - SN:58 - ID:3167517

    MOSCOW, Aug 16 (MENA) - Almost 1,300 people have been killed in shelling by Ukraine forces in the self-proclaimed Donetsk since the beginning of 2015, TASS quoted Donetsk office of human rights ombudsperson as saying Sunday. "Since the start of ....

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