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  • NATO strike kills 4 civilians in Afghanistan: Official

    Date: 2014-08-05 11:09:39 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:53 - ID:859262

    KABUL, Aug 5 (MENA) – An Afghan official says a NATO helicopter strike has killed four civilians in the country's west. Officials with the international military coalition say they are investigating the attack, Fox News reported. The attack saw ....

  • Indonesia bans ISIL teaching and support

    Date: 2014-08-05 10:55:47 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:48 - ID:859230

    JAKARTA, Aug 5 (MENA) - Indonesia has banned support for the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) as Australia looks to sharpen its laws against terrorist groups, local media reported on Tuesday. Indonesia's government announced that the ....

  • Iran, Sextet may meet in New York in September: Araqchi

    Date: 2014-08-05 07:08:43 GMT - Iran - World - SN:10 - ID:858685

    TEHRAN, Aug 5 (MENA) - A top Iranian nuclear negotiator says representatives of Iran and the Sextet of world powers are likely to meet on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly session in New York in late September, Press TV reported. “The ....

  • S. Korea slams Japan's renewed claim to Dokdo

    Date: 2014-08-05 07:08:24 GMT - south korea - World - SN:9 - ID:858683

    SEOUL, Aug 5 (MENA) - South Korea denounced Japan's repeated claim to Seoul's easternmost islets of Dokdo on Tuesday, calling it an "unjustifiable" move that would not help improve already chilled bilateral relations, Yonhap reported. Seoul's ....

  • Mayor of Mexican town of Ayutla shot dead in Jalisco

    Date: 2014-08-05 07:08:05 GMT - Mexico - World - SN:8 - ID:858684

    MEXICO CITY, Aug 5 (MENA) - The mayor of the town of Ayutla in the Mexican state of Jalisco has been shot dead by unidentified gunmen, BBC reported. The mayor, Manuel Gomez Torres, was killed with one of his employees as he returned to his farm ....

  • James Brady, White House press secretary under Reagan, dies

    Date: 2014-08-04 20:31:56 GMT - USA - World - SN:152 - ID:858465

    WASHINGTON, Aug 4 (MENA) - James Brady, the former White House press secretary who was badly wounded in the assassination attempt against President Ronald Reagan and later became an advocate for gun control, has died. He was 73, Fox News reported on ....

  • Pickets against Western tobacco companies held in Russian regions

    Date: 2014-08-04 20:02:10 GMT - Russia - World - SN:144 - ID:858399

    MOSCOW, August 4 (MENA) - A series of pickets against Western tobacco companies were held on Monday in various Russian cities from south to the north-west of the country, ITAR-TASS reported. The picketers said multinational companies were ....

  • Abe sent message to Xi calling for bilateral summit: source

    Date: 2014-08-04 17:30:19 GMT - Japan - World - SN:120 - ID:858221

    TOKYO, Aug 4 (MENA) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe recently sent a personal message to Chinese President Xi Jinping saying the two leaders should meet to repair bilateral relations, Kyodo News quoted a diplomatic source as saying on ....

  • Spain arrests 2 alleged female Jihadists

    Date: 2014-08-04 17:04:46 GMT - Spain - World - SN:112 - ID:858162

    MADRID, Aug 4 (MENA) – Spanish police say they have arrested two female Spaniards, one a minor, who planned to travel to Iraq or Syria to enlist in the Islamic State jihadist group, the ABC news reported. An Interior Ministry statement says the ....

  • British national 'killed in Gaza'

    Date: 2014-08-04 17:02:01 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:108 - ID:858215

    LONDON, Aug 4 (MENA) - The British Foreign Office is investigating reports that a British national has been killed in Gaza, the BBC reported on Monday. A spokesman said UK officials were looking into reports that the person was killed in Rafah on ....

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