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  • Nepal flood toll hits 101, fears of disease rise

    Date: 2014-08-18 06:45:48 GMT - Nepal - World - SN:14 - ID:878899

    KATHMANDU, Aug 18 (MENA) - Nepalese authorities said Monday they feared an outbreak of diseases as they attempt to reach thousands of people stranded by flooding that has already killed more than 100 people, ABC News reported. The swirling ....

  • Obama takes break from vacation for high-level White House meetings on undisclosed topics

    Date: 2014-08-18 05:44:30 GMT - USA - World - SN:10 - ID:878842

    WASHINGTON, Aug 18 (MENA) - President Obama is taking a break from his summer vacation to return to Washington for series of high-level, but unspecified, White House meetings, Fox News reported. Obama will leave his first family vacation on ....

  • Israel needs bipartisan support in US -- paper

    Date: 2014-08-17 21:22:47 GMT - Israel - World - SN:150 - ID:878737

    GAZA, Aug 17 (MENA) - Israel needs bipartisan support in America and Netanyahu's meddling in internal politics threatens the allies' relationship, not only today but into the next presidency, Yediot Ahronot reported. During one of his last ....

  • Indonesian tourist boat sinking leaves 15 missing, 10 tourists rescued

    Date: 2014-08-17 20:14:11 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:138 - ID:878687

    JAKARTA, Aug 17 (MENA) - At least 10 foreign tourists and five Indonesian crew are missing after a boat sank off the coast of eastern Indonesia, the BBC news reported. Ten people were rescued after the boat foundered off Sumbawa, between Lombok ....

  • S. Korea completes evacuation of citizens from Libya

    Date: 2014-08-17 20:10:51 GMT - south korea - World - SN:137 - ID:878690

    SEOUL, Aug 17 (MENA) - With a South Korean Navy destroyer carrying its last batch of South Korean citizens out of Libya on Sunday, the country completed its evacuation mission in the war-ravaged African country, a foreign ministry official said, ....

  • Man on slashing spree in China kills 2, injures 14

    Date: 2014-08-17 20:10:07 GMT - China - World - SN:136 - ID:878695

    BEIJING, Aug 17 (MENA) - A knife-wielding man in a northeastern Chinese city near the North Korean border went on a slashing spree Sunday, killing two people and injuring 14 others, ABC news reported, citing a state broadcaster. The attack at a ....

  • 2 dead, 2 hurt in US freight train collision

    Date: 2014-08-17 20:02:17 GMT - USA - World - SN:133 - ID:878665

    WASHINGTON, Aug 17 (MENA) - Two Union Pacific train crew members were killed and two others were injured when two freight trains collided head-on in northeast Arkansas early Sunday, ABC News quoted Arkansas State Police as saying. Authorities ....

  • Indian, Pakistani troops clash along border

    Date: 2014-08-17 16:51:21 GMT - India - World - SN:111 - ID:878497

    NEW DELHI, Aug 17 (MENA) - Indian and Pakistani troops traded gunfire Sunday on the Line of Control (LoC), an Indian official said. The official accused the Pakistanis of violating the 2003 ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir. "The Pakistan Army ....

  • Int'l organization of MB group fails to convince Egyptians to stage protests in Austrian Graz city - official

    Date: 2014-08-17 14:16:58 GMT - Austria - World - SN:81 - ID:878231

    VIENNA, Aug 17 (MENA) - Members of the international organization of the terrorist Muslim Brotherhood (MB) group failed to moblize the Egyptian community here to stage protests in Graz over the past three days to mark the first anniversary of the ....

  • Ukraine plays down significance of destruction of Russian military convoy

    Date: 2014-08-17 11:48:44 GMT - USA - World - SN:54 - ID:877912

    WASHINGTON, Aug 17 (MENA) - Ukraine and Russia on Saturday appeared to be seeking to avoid a broader confrontation in the wake of Kiev's claim it destroyed most of a Russian military convoy that entered its territory, as the European Union ....

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