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  • Malaysian gov't will help rebuild homes of flood victims in Langkawi - Mahathir

    Date: 2018-08-25 08:35:59 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:12 - ID:7546306

    KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 25 (MENA) - The Malaysian government will provide an allocation to rebuild the homes of Langkawi residents who were hit by flash floods on Thursday, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. He said the work would be carried ....

  • Trump congratulates new Australian leader

    Date: 2018-08-25 08:01:47 GMT - USA - World - SN:8 - ID:7546300

    WASHINGTON, Aug 25 (MENA) - President Donald Trump congratulated on Friday evening Scott Morrison on becoming Australia's next prime minister, The Hill newspaper reported. "Congratulations to new Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison", Trump ....

  • Explosion reported in Jalalabad city in East of Afghanistan

    Date: 2018-08-25 08:00:19 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:7 - ID:7546335

    KABUL, Aug 25 (MENA) - An explosion has taken place in Jalalabad city, the provincial capital of Nangarhar province in East of Afghanistan, Khamaa Press news agency reported on Saturday. There are no reports available regarding the type of the ....

  • Pope heads to Ireland

    Date: 2018-08-25 07:51:21 GMT - Italy - World - SN:6 - ID:7546299

    ROME, Aug 25 (MENA) - Pope Francis is set to arrive on Saturday in Ireland, Fox News reported. Francis is due to meet with Irish President Michael Higgins and will also preside over the Festival of Families at Croke Park. The institution is ....

  • British jets intercept Russian aircraft over Black Sea

    Date: 2018-08-24 21:55:28 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:66 - ID:7546172

    LONDON, Aug 24 (MENA) - Royal Air Force RAF Typhoons have responded to a Russian Be-12 heading south west over the Black Sea from Crimea, the UK Defense Ministry said on its website on Friday. It's the second time in a week that RAF jets, on ....

  • 7 Chinese defense firms in world’s top 20

    Date: 2018-08-24 21:16:05 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:65 - ID:7546147

    LONDON, Aug 24 (MENA) – Chinese weapons makers are among the world’s biggest defense companies, accounting for seven of the top 20 by revenue, South China Morning Post quoted a report issued by a London-based think tank. In its first such ....

  • Former Turkish lawmaker seeking political asylum in Greece

    Date: 2018-08-24 19:04:03 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:61 - ID:7546072

    ATHENS, Aug 24 (MENA) - A pro-Kurdish former lawmaker convicted of insulting Turkey's president is requesting asylum in Greece after illegally crossing the border, The New York Times reported. A police official said Turkish national Leyla Birlik, ....

  • Trump says Pompeo won't go to North Korea

    Date: 2018-08-24 19:00:04 GMT - USA - World - SN:60 - ID:7546069

    WASHINGTON, Aug 24 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump on Friday nixed plans for US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to travel to North Korea to hold a next round of denuclearization talks, citing insufficient progress on the issue, CNN reported. "I ....

  • US imposes sanctions on 3 Daesh recruiters

    Date: 2018-08-24 18:11:36 GMT - USA - World - SN:58 - ID:7546028

    WASHINGTON, Aug 24 (MENA) - The United States imposed sanctions on Friday on three men from Southeast Asia who it says were recruiters for Daesh terrorist group and appeared in a beheading video for the militant group, The Daily Mail ....

  • Brazil health ministry says 4 million kids need vaccinations

    Date: 2018-08-24 17:47:43 GMT - Brazil - World - SN:56 - ID:7546018

    BRASILIA, Aug 24 (MENA) - Brazil's health officials say more than 4 million children still need to be vaccinated against measles, ABC news reported. More than 1,380 people have been infected in an outbreak linked to cases imported from ....

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