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  • Egyptians' union in Austria deplores killing 5 police personnel in El Dabaa

    Date: 2014-08-06 15:42:09 GMT - Austria - World - SN:129 - ID:861237

    VIENNA, Aug 6 (MENA) - The General Union of Egyptians in Austria has condemned the terrorist attack in El Dabaa, leaving five police personnel dead. In a statement on Wednesday, the Union said that Egypt's move to build Development projects and ....

  • Pakistani military fires 135 rockets into Afghan Kunar province

    Date: 2014-08-06 15:24:46 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:127 - ID:861603

    KABUL, Aug 6 (MENA) - The Pakistani military has fired at least 135 rockets in the Afghan province of Kunar during the past 24 hours, local Afghan media reported, quoting official sources. Provincial police chief, Gen. Abdul Habib Syed Khel, ....

  • Aeroflot denies Ebola infected passengers on its flights

    Date: 2014-08-06 14:58:35 GMT - Russia - World - SN:120 - ID:861567

    MOSCOW, Aug 6 (MENA) - Russia’s major air carrier Aeroflot denied media reports that passengers infected with Ebola virus arrived on its aircraft, the company’s press office said on Wednesday. The company described the reports as “artificial ....

  • Five militants killed in US drone strike in Pakistan

    Date: 2014-08-06 13:37:27 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:103 - ID:861381

    ISLAMABAD, Aug 6 (MENA) - At least five militants were killed in a US drone strike in Pakistan's North Waziristan tribal region Wednesday, the media said. The US drone fired two missiles at a compound in Dattakhel area of restive North ....

  • British navy evacuates nationals from Libya over security concerns

    Date: 2014-08-06 12:56:12 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:96 - ID:861166

    LONDON, Aug 6 (MENA) – A British Royal Navy ship, HMS Enterprise, carrying out routine survey work in the Mediterranean, left Tripoli carrying 93 eligible persons. This was the second assisted departure carried out by the UK government, a statement ....

  • Afghan policeman fatally shoots 7 of his colleagues

    Date: 2014-08-06 12:29:17 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:88 - ID:861153

    KABUL, Aug 6 (MENA) – An Afghan policeman turned his gun on his colleagues at a police checkpoint in the country's south, killing seven policemen, a provincial official said Wednesday, the Fox News TV reported. The incident late Tuesday night in ....

  • ISIL declines invite to Gaza War: World Tribune

    Date: 2014-08-06 11:57:09 GMT - USA - World - SN:81 - ID:860826

    WASHINGTON, Aug 6 (MENA) - Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant has decided not to intervene in the Hamas war against Israel, The World Tribune said. Islamist sources said ISIL rejected several appeals by Al Qaida-aligned militias in the Gaza ....

  • Russia not plan new deals on drones with Israel

    Date: 2014-08-06 11:10:25 GMT - Russia - World - SN:58 - ID:861098

    MOSCOW, Aug 6 (MENA) - Contracts on drones concluded with Israel before are already finalised, whereas the Defense Ministry does not plan new deals in this sphere with Israeli companies, Deputy Defense Minister Yuri Borisov told ITAR-TASS on ....

  • Japan Marks 69th Anniversary of Hiroshima Bombing

    Date: 2014-08-06 08:55:15 GMT - Japan - World - SN:33 - ID:860723

    TOKYO, Aug 6 (MENA) - Japan marked the 69th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima on Wednesday, as Mayor Kazumi Matsui called on U.S. President Barack Obama and other world leaders to visit the city to see the scars of the atomic bombing ....

  • SW China quake toll rises sharply to 589

    Date: 2014-08-06 08:02:56 GMT - China - World - SN:25 - ID:860661

    BEIJING, Aug 6 (MENA) - Another 179 people have been confirmed dead almost three days after a powerful earthquake devastated southwest China, bringing the overall toll to 589, Xinhua said Wednesday. Nine people are still missing, according to the ....

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