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  • 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 ....

  • McCain discontinuing treatment for brain cancer, family says

    Date: 2018-08-24 17:02:26 GMT - USA - World - SN:52 - ID:7545988

    WASHINGTON, Aug 24 (MENA) – US Senator John McCain, who was diagnosed with brain cancer last year, has made the decision to discontinue medical treatment, CNN quoted his family as saying in a statement on Friday. "Last summer, Senator John McCain ....

  • Finnish PM mourns Kuopio's bus victims

    Date: 2018-08-24 15:59:56 GMT - Finland - World - SN:48 - ID:7545917

    HELSINKI, Aug 24 (MENA) - Finnish Prime Minister Juha Sipila offered on Friday his condolences to the families of victims who were killed in a traffic accident in the city of Kuopio. Sipila tweeted "sad news from Kuopio," and expressed his ....

  • Zimbabwe court upholds president's election win

    Date: 2018-08-24 15:16:14 GMT - Zimbabwe - World - SN:45 - ID:7545871

    HARARE, Aug 24 (MENA) - Zimbabwe's constitutional court has upheld President Emmerson Mnangagwa's narrow victory in last month's historic election after the opposition alleged vote-rigging, ABC news reported on Friday. That means the ....

  • UNHCR warns against escalation of violence in DRC amid Ebola crisis

    Date: 2018-08-24 15:02:00 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:43 - ID:7545742

    GENEVA, Aug 24 (MENA) - The UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is alarmed by the latest escalation of violence in already volatile and Ebola-hit North Kivu province in east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), UNHCR spokesperson Andrej Mahecic ....

  • Typhoon leaves damage in western Japan, 13 injured

    Date: 2018-08-24 14:59:03 GMT - Japan - World - SN:42 - ID:7545828

    TOKYO, Aug 24 (MENA) - Typhoon "Cimaron" passed through western Japan to the Sea of Japan early Friday, leaving at least 13 people injured and disrupting traffic before being downgraded to an extratropical cyclone off northeastern Japan in the ....

  • Moscow: Kiev's refusal to let Russian diplomats meet with Vyshinsky infringes on his rights

    Date: 2018-08-24 14:54:22 GMT - Russia - World - SN:41 - ID:7545703

    MOSCOW, Aug 24 (MENA) - Kiev does not allow Russian diplomats to meet with arrested RIA Novosti Ukraine portal head Kirill Vyshinsky, citing his dual citizenship, this infringes upon his rights, Sputnik news agency quoted the Russian Foreign ....

  • Trump hammers Sessions on ‘double standard’ at DOJ

    Date: 2018-08-24 14:51:53 GMT - USA - World - SN:40 - ID:7545726

    WASHINGTON, Aug 24 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump hammered his attorney general Friday morning over an alleged "double standard" at the Department of Justice, piling on his ongoing criticism of Jeff Sessions, The Hill reported. Reality Winner ....

  • 2 dead at Serbian National Library after gas leak

    Date: 2018-08-24 14:49:56 GMT - Serbia - World - SN:39 - ID:7545781

    BELGRADE, Aug 24 (MENA) - A poisonous gas leak killed two men Friday at the National Library in the Serbian capital of Belgrade, police said, ABC news reported. An emergency team was sent to the building in central Belgrade after the leak was ....

  • 4 killed when bus plunges onto train tracks in Finland

    Date: 2018-08-24 14:34:17 GMT - Finland - World - SN:38 - ID:7545780

    HELSINKI, Aug 24 (MENA) - At least four people were killed and more than 20 injured Friday when a bus crashed into cars before falling onto railway tracks in central Finland, police said, ABC news reported. Finnish broadcaster YLE said the bus ....

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