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  • India temple stampede in Madhya Pradesh kills 10

    Date: 2014-08-25 06:31:09 GMT - India - World - SN:12 - ID:889678

    NEW DELHI, Aug 25 (MENA) - At least 10 people have been killed in a stampede at a Hindu festival in central India, BBC quoted local officials as saying. Scores were injured in the crush at the Kamtanath Pahad temple in Satna district in Madhya ....

  • Large 6.9 earthquake reported in central Peru

    Date: 2014-08-25 06:24:22 GMT - Peru - World - SN:10 - ID:889679

    LIMA, Aug 25 (MENA) - A large 6.9-magnitude earthquake has struck a sparsely populated area of central Peru, the U.S. Geological Survey said Sunday. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries, said Mario Casareto, spokesman for Peru's ....

  • 'Vacation' Over, back to White House for Obama

    Date: 2014-08-24 19:49:40 GMT - USA - World - SN:130 - ID:889501

    WASHINGTON, Aug 24 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama's summer vacation off the Massachusetts coast is nearing an end. The president was due back at the White House late Sunday after spending two weeks with his family on the island of Martha's ....

  • UK appoints security envoy to Iraq's Kurdistan

    Date: 2014-08-24 18:18:33 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:123 - ID:889417

    LONDON, Aug 24 (MENA) – Britain has appointed a security envoy to Iraq's Kurdistan region as part of efforts to defeat militants of the Islamic State group. Prime Minister David Cameron's office says Lt.-Gen. Simon Mayall, the government's Middle ....

  • Crowd-funded site may have just exposed ISIL using Google maps

    Date: 2014-08-24 12:50:14 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:80 - ID:888962

    LONDON, Aug 24 (MENA) - A crowd-funded website run by the British expert, who exposed Syrian arms trafficking from his bedroom in Leicester more than 3,000 miles away, claims to have found the location of an Islamic State (ISIL) training camp using ....

  • Iran’s military might solely defensive: Rouhani

    Date: 2014-08-24 11:08:08 GMT - Iran - World - SN:56 - ID:888661

    TEHRAN, Aug 24 (MENA) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has reiterated that Tehran’s military might is solely aimed at defending the country and maintaining regional security, Press TV reported. “Our defense capability will never be used for ....

  • Friedman says world of disorder biggest challenge to US

    Date: 2014-08-24 09:53:07 GMT - USA - World - SN:44 - ID:888307

    NEW YORK, Aug 24 (MENA) - US writer Thomas Friedman stressed that the biggest challenge for the world of order today is collaborating to contain these vacuums and fill them with order. In his article at The New York Times, Friedman said the United ....

  • Ukraine army parade to mark independence day

    Date: 2014-08-24 09:05:17 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:37 - ID:888380

    KIEV, Aug 24 (MENA) - Ukraine is marking its independence day with a military parade in Kiev as fighting continues in the east, the BBC reported. The parade will feature hundreds of marching servicemen and military hardware. Critics say that it ....

  • 6.6 earthquake in Chile, U.S. Geological Survey says

    Date: 2014-08-24 09:01:20 GMT - Chile - World - SN:35 - ID:888359

    SANTIAGO, Chile — A 6.6-magnitude earthquake rocked the region around Valparaiso, Chile on Saturday night, the U.S. Geological Survey reported. No injuries or serious damage from the strong quake that occurred at 7:23 p.m. ET were reported, but ....

  • Death toll from mudslides in Hiroshima reaches 50

    Date: 2014-08-24 07:37:26 GMT - Japan - World - SN:24 - ID:888284

    TOKYO, Aug 24 (MENA) - The death toll from the deadly mudslides in the city of Hiroshima rose to 50 on Sunday, with 38 still missing, as rain forced rescue workers to suspend operations in the early hours due to safety concerns, Kyodo News Agency ....

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