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  • Coal mine accident kills 10 in China

    Date: 2015-08-12 21:02:17 GMT - China - World - SN:102 - ID:3149529

    GUIYANG, China, Aug 12 (MENA) - A coal and gas outburst in a coal mine in southwest China's Guizhou Province on Tuesday night has killed 10 people. The outburst occurred around 7:50 p.m. in a coal mine in Louxia Township of Pu'an ....

  • Pan-Muslim body condemns terrorist attacks in Turkey

    Date: 2015-08-12 21:01:27 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - World - SN:101 - ID:3149545

    JEDDAH, Aug 12 (MENA) – Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Iyad Madani condemned Wednesday the recent attacks that hit Istanbul. Madani “offered sincere condolences to the families of the victims, government and ....

  • Man sets himself on fire at protest outside Japanese embassy in Seoul

    Date: 2015-08-12 20:41:10 GMT - south korea - World - SN:98 - ID:3149533

    SEOUL, Aug 12 (MENA) - An 80-year-old man set himself on fire Wednesday during a protest outside the Japanese Embassy in Seoul, the CNN reported. People rushed to help the unidentified man who was attending a demonstration over Japanese soldiers' ....

  • PKK bombs military vehicle, injuring 3 soldiers

    Date: 2015-08-12 19:47:23 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:92 - ID:3149237

    ANKARA, Aug 12 (MENA) - Three Turkish soldiers were injured in a bomb attack on an armored military vehicle by the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) in the sarıkamış district of the province of Kars early on Wednesday morning, the Today Zaman ....

  • 40,000 Britons call for arrest of Netanyahu

    Date: 2015-08-12 17:07:23 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:82 - ID:3148445

    LONDON, Aug 12 (MENA) – About 40,000 Britons signed a petition calling on the British government to arrest Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu upon his arrival in the UK next month. “Benjamin Netanyahu is to hold talks in London this ....

  • Nigeria's Boko Haram militants 'have new leader'

    Date: 2015-08-12 16:59:00 GMT - Chad - World - SN:80 - ID:3148493

    N'DJAMENA, Aug 12 (MENA) - The Nigerian-based Islamist militant group Boko Haram has a new leader, Chad's President Idriss Deby says. He did not say what had happened to Abubakar Shekau, but said he had been replaced by Mahamat Daoud - who has ....

  • Afghan president: Shah Shaheed terror attack orchestrated in Pakistan

    Date: 2015-08-12 13:00:11 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:44 - ID:3146285

    KABUL, Aug 12 (MENA) – Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has said that the terrorist attack in Shah Shaheed area of Kabul that left 15 dead and hundreds of others wounded was orchestrated in Pakistan, according to Khaama Press. In two ....

  • Iran deal to deepen N.K.’s isolation: U.K. minister

    Date: 2015-08-12 12:49:39 GMT - China - World - SN:41 - ID:3146309

    BEIJING, Aug 12 (MENA) - The recently clinched Iranian nuclear deal would further deepen Pyongyang’s isolation and add pressure on the communist regime to renounce its nuclear ambitions, Britain’s top diplomat said, noting that the landmark deal ....

  • Man sets himself on fire near Japanese Embassy

    Date: 2015-08-12 11:21:12 GMT - south korea - World - SN:29 - ID:3145585

    SEOUL, Aug 12 (MENA) - An elderly man set himself on fire near the Japanese Embassy in Seoul on Wednesday but is not in critical condition, a police officer said. The incident took place around 12:40 p.m. when the 81-year-old man suddenly set ....

  • British ship sent on Mediterranean migrant mission has not rescued a single person

    Date: 2015-08-12 10:48:47 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:25 - ID:3145229

    LONDON, Aug 12 (MENA) - The Royal Navy ship sent to join a Europe-wide mission to tackle the Mediterranean migrant crisis has not rescued a single person since its deployment. A spokesperson for the Ministry of Defense (MoD) told The Independent ....

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