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  • Trump lowers White House flags to half-staff to honor Sen. John McCain

    Date: 2018-08-26 06:53:39 GMT - USA - World - SN:11 - ID:7547315

    WASHINGTON, Aug 26 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump lowered flags at the White House to half-staff to honor Sen. John McCain Saturday night, US Today reported. Trump expressed his condolences in a tweet shortly after the Arizona senator died of ....

  • US president mourns Senator John McCain

    Date: 2018-08-26 06:20:46 GMT - USA - World - SN:8 - ID:7547314

    WASHINGTON, Aug 26 (MENA) - President Donald Trump tweeted his condolences to the family of Sen. John McCain, who died Saturday at age 81, after years of bad blood between the two Republicans, CNN reported. "My deepest sympathies and respect go ....

  • US senator John McCain dies at 81

    Date: 2018-08-26 05:52:49 GMT - USA - World - SN:3 - ID:7547292

    WASHINGTON, Aug 26 (MENA) - US Senator John McCain, the Vietnam war hero turned senator and presidential candidate, has died aged 81, CNN reported. Mr McCain died on Saturday surrounded by his family, according to a short statement released by ....

  • Health experts inspect docked ship with migrants in Italy

    Date: 2018-08-25 16:40:27 GMT - Italy - World - SN:45 - ID:7546964

    ROME, Aug 25 (MENA) - Health officials and Red Cross personnel are inspecting an Italian coast guard ship that has been docked in Sicily for days with 150 migrants on board, Fox News reported on Saturday. Italian media said that health experts ....

  • Afghan Air Force launches airstrikes in Ghazni leaving 18 militants dead

    Date: 2018-08-25 15:49:30 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:42 - ID:7546893

    KABUL, Aug 25 (MENA) - The Afghan Air Force carried out airstrikes as part of the ongoing ‘Nejat Operations’ in southeastern Ghazni province of Afghanistan, leaving at least 18 militants dead. The operations are being conducted under the ....

  • West Nile virus kill 11 people in Greece

    Date: 2018-08-25 14:32:49 GMT - Greece - World - SN:38 - ID:7546777

    ATHENS, Aug 25 (MENA) - At least 11 people died recently due to infection with West Nile virus, Greek Ekathimerini newspaper reported. According to Center for Disease Prevention and Control’s (KEELPNO) weekly report, there have been 107 cases ....

  • Rail traffic disrupted by train derailment at Marseille

    Date: 2018-08-25 11:14:01 GMT - France - World - SN:23 - ID:7546532

    PARIS, Aug 25 (MENA) - Rail traffic at the main station of the southern French city of Marseille will be disrupted for several days, the SNCF rail company said on Saturday following the derailment of a TGV high-speed train on Friday evening. The ....

  • UN refugee agency urges end to Italy migrant standoff

    Date: 2018-08-25 11:13:12 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:22 - ID:7546526

    GENEVA, Aug 25 (MENA) - The United Nations' refugee agency has implored European Union countries to take responsibility for 150 migrants stranded aboard an Italian coast guard ship and urging Italy to let the migrants off the ship immediately, ABC ....

  • Report: Iran water heater explosion downs building, kills 10

    Date: 2018-08-25 11:10:56 GMT - Iran - World - SN:21 - ID:7546433

    TEHRAN, Aug 25 (MENA) - A water heater exploded in Mashhad in northern Iran causing a building to collapse and killing 10 people. Five others were injured and hospitalized in the Saturday incident, according to Iranian media reports, which did ....

  • US envoy: EU aid to Iran sends ‘wrong message’

    Date: 2018-08-25 09:09:42 GMT - USA - World - SN:13 - ID:7546392

    WASHINGTON, Aug 25 (MENA) - The top US envoy on Iran criticized a European Union decision to give $20.7 million in aid to Tehran, saying it sent “the wrong message at the wrong time,” Voice of America reported. He urged Brussels to help ....

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