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  • Indian forces kill 2 militants in Kashmir

    Date: 2015-08-11 14:02:24 GMT - India - World - SN:64 - ID:3141101

    NEW DELHI, Aug 11 (MENA) - Indian officials say government troops have killed two militants in a prolonged gunbattle that also left one police officer wounded in the Indian-ruled portion of Kashmir, Fox News reported. Senior paramilitary officer ....

  • Over 10,000 rushed to hospitals for heatstroke for 2nd week

    Date: 2015-08-11 10:50:49 GMT - Japan - World - SN:29 - ID:3138921

    TOKYO, Aug 11 (MENA) - A total of 11,219 people were rushed to hospitals across Japan with symptoms of heatstroke or heat exhaustion during the week to Sunday, topping 10,000 for the second week in a row, the government said Tuesday, according to ....

  • Iranian FM’s visit to Turkey postponed

    Date: 2015-08-11 10:39:24 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:27 - ID:3138661

    TEHRAN, Aug 11 (MENA) - Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif’s visit to Turkey has been postponed, a Turkish Foreign Ministry official told the Hürriyet Daily News on August 11. The visit was postponed due to a “change in program,” the official ....

  • Arrest sought for Turkish ex-prosecutors over graft

    Date: 2015-08-11 10:21:26 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:24 - ID:3138657

    ANKARA, Aug 11 (MENA) - An Istanbul court has ordered the arrest of three former prosecutors who were dismissed for misconduct over their alleged involvement in a 2013 anti-graft probe targeting Turkey’s senior government officials, according to ....

  • American would be strongly against a third term for Obama

    Date: 2015-08-11 09:14:41 GMT - USA - World - SN:17 - ID:3138249

    WASHINGTON, Aug 11 (MENA) - US President Obama boasted while visiting Africa last month that he could win a third White House term if he were allowed to run again, but a new poll says that’s just a pipe dream, said the New York Post. According to ....

  • Turkish police arrest 16 suspects of PKK in İzmir

    Date: 2015-08-11 08:50:15 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:16 - ID:3138049

    ANKARA, Aug 11 (MENA) - Turkish police have detained 16 suspects under the scope of an operation carried out against terrorist organization PKK's youth branch Patriotic Revolutionist Youth Movement (YDG-H) in several districts of İzmir city, ....

  • Japan reboots nuclear reactor after 2-yr hiatus despite safety concerns

    Date: 2015-08-11 08:49:48 GMT - Japan - World - SN:15 - ID:3138065

    TOKYO, Aug 11 (MENA) - Japan reactivated a nuclear reactor on Tuesday for the first time in nearly two years, despite strong safety concerns among the public following the nuclear catastrophe at the Fukushima Daiichi complex triggered by a powerful ....

  • S. Korea issues full alert for western border area

    Date: 2015-08-11 08:49:11 GMT - south korea - World - SN:14 - ID:3138057

    SEOUL, Aug 11 (MENA) - The South Korean military issued a full alert for the western border area to better react to potential military provocations by North Korea, a government official said Tuesday, according to Yonhap News Agency. As part of ....

  • PBOC sharply cuts yuan against US dollar after weak data

    Date: 2015-08-11 08:48:48 GMT - China - World - SN:13 - ID:3137613

    BEIJING, Aug 11 (MENA) - The People's Bank of China has decided to cut the yuan almost 2 percent against the US dollar enhancing the market-orientation and benchmark status of central parity. In a statement Tuesday, the bank said the decision ....

  • State of emergency declared in Ferguson amid protests

    Date: 2015-08-11 08:11:12 GMT - USA - World - SN:10 - ID:3137617

    WASHINGTON, Aug 11 (MENA) - A state of emergency is in force in the US city of Ferguson amid protests marking the anniversary of the death of black teenager Michael Brown, according to the BBC. The city is reported to be tense after another black ....

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