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  • Austrian Police: At least 20 migrants found dead in truck

    Date: 2015-08-27 13:52:24 GMT - Austria - World - SN:67 - ID:3236205

    VIENNA, Aug 27 (MENA) - Police discovered the partially decomposed bodies at least 20 migrants piled up in a truck parked on the shoulder of an Austrian highway leading from the Hungarian border. Police official Hans Peter Doskozil said the ....

  • Retired generals and admirals urge Congress to reject Iran nuclear deal

    Date: 2015-08-27 13:51:06 GMT - USA - World - SN:65 - ID:3236525

    WASHINGTON, Aug 27 (MENA) - A group of nearly 200 retired generals and admirals sent a letter to Congress urging lawmakers to reject the Iran nuclear agreement, which they say threatens national security. The letter is the latest in a blizzard of ....

  • EU works to formulate new energy deal with Iran

    Date: 2015-08-27 13:50:31 GMT - USA - World - SN:64 - ID:3236437

    WASHINGTON, Aug 27 (MENA) - The European Union is working on a political agreement that would set the stage for future energy deals in Iran, sources with direct knowledge of the talks said. The agreement could be signed as soon as November, ....

  • German FM to meet Tunisian counterpart in Berlin

    Date: 2015-08-27 13:03:06 GMT - Germany - World - SN:59 - ID:3236209

    BERLIN, Aug 27 (MENA) - German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier will meet his Tunisian counterpart Taib Baccouche here on Friday. During the visit, the two sides will probe means of enhancing bilateral ties in all domains as well as the ....

  • British jihadi who hacked computers for IS 'killed in Syria'

    Date: 2015-08-27 11:58:19 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:45 - ID:3235745

    LONDON, Aug 27 (MENA) - A British jihadi who hacked computers for the so-called Islamic State has reportedly been killed in a drone strike in Syria. Junaid Hussain is said to have been number three on a Pentagon "kill list" - behind only Jihadi ....

  • Theater shooter Holmes gets 12 life sentences, plus 3,318 years

    Date: 2015-08-27 05:37:16 GMT - USA - World - SN:3 - ID:3233333

    WASHINGTON, Aug 27 (MENA) - A Colorado judge formally sentenced James Eagan Holmes to multiple life terms plus thousands of years in prison for the Aurora movie theater massacre that killed 12 and wounded 70, CNN reported. Holmes, a 27-year-old ....

  • UN: 300,000 migrants land in South Europe in 2015

    Date: 2015-08-26 16:12:50 GMT - Italy - World - SN:99 - ID:3230885

    GENEVA, Aug 26 (MENA) – As many as 300,000 migrants almost Syrians have arrived at southern European countries during the current year 2015, according to statistics of the the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). About 293,000 ....

  • UK Iraq war inquiry chair defends decision to move slowly

    Date: 2015-08-26 15:37:25 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:90 - ID:3231205

    LONDON, Aug 26 (MENA) - The chair of Britain's inquiry into the Iraq war has defended the time spent on the investigation amid heated criticism from families of those killed in the war. John Chilcot responded to increasing pressure from bereaved ....

  • 50 bodies of illegitimate migrants found near Libyan coasts

    Date: 2015-08-26 15:30:10 GMT - Italy - World - SN:88 - ID:3231081

    ROME, Aug 26 (MENA) - Italian coast guards announced Wednesday that fifty bodies of illegitimate migrants were found on a boat near the Libyan coasts. This came while rescuing another 400 migrants who were on board the boat. This incident is ....

  • Virginia TV journalists shot dead live on air

    Date: 2015-08-26 14:59:26 GMT - USA - World - SN:84 - ID:3231025

    WASHINGTON, Aug 26 (MENA) - Two US journalists have been shot dead during a live TV report in the state of Virginia, their employer has confirmed. WDBJ7 TV reporter Alison Parker, 24, and cameraman Adam Ward, 27, were killed during an interview in ....

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