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  • Russia’s new anti-tank gun evokes customers’ interest in Southeast Asia

    Date: 2018-08-16 22:33:27 GMT - Russia - World - SN:107 - ID:7536928

    MOSCOW, Aug 16 (MENA) - Russia’s state arms seller Rosoboronexport has started to offer the Sprut-SDM1 self-propelled anti-tank gun produced by the Tractor Plants Group on the global arms market, with several countries in Southeast Asia already ....

  • Moscow calls for prompt investigation into vandalism at Red Army cemetery in Poland

    Date: 2018-08-16 22:28:58 GMT - Russia - World - SN:106 - ID:7536924

    MOSCOW, Aug 16 (MENA) - Russia has called for investigating an act of vandalism at the cemetery of Soviet soldiers and prisoners of war in Gdansk, Poland, without delay and bringing those responsible to justice, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in ....

  • Plane from China skids off Manila runway amid downpour

    Date: 2018-08-16 22:06:28 GMT - Philippines - World - SN:104 - ID:7537190

    MANILA, Aug 16 (MENA) - A Boeing passenger plane from China skidded off a runway while landing in a downpour at Manila's airport and its passengers and crew were evacuated on emergency slides, ABC News quoted officials as saying. The B737 ....

  • Armed police called after catapult attacks on two Birmingham mosques

    Date: 2018-08-16 21:23:12 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:101 - ID:7537057

    BIRMINGHAM, Aug 16 (MENA) - Armed police have been called to two mosques in Birmingham after windows were smashed during evening prayers, The Independent reported. There were initial fears someone could have shot at the Masjid Qamarul Islam ....

  • Central Italy magnitude 5.3 quake causes minor damage

    Date: 2018-08-16 20:43:35 GMT - Italy - World - SN:98 - ID:7537166

    ROME, Aug 16 (MENA) - A magnitude 5.3 quake struck the central Italian region of Molise on Thursday at a depth of 12 km, the U.S. Geological Survey said, forcing people to flee their homes but causing only minor damage, Euronews reported. The ....

  • Poroshenko, Merkel discuss situation in E. Ukraine by phone

    Date: 2018-08-16 18:43:32 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:92 - ID:7536922

    KIEV, Aug 16 (MENA) - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed the situation in eastern Ukraine in a telephone conversation, the Ukrainian presidency said in a statement on Thursday. During the ....

  • Turkey arrests German citizen - source

    Date: 2018-08-16 16:28:07 GMT - Germany - World - SN:85 - ID:7536784

    BERLIN, Aug 16 (MENA) - Turkish police have arrested a German citizen, a German foreign ministry source said on Thursday and public broadcaster ARD reported the man was accused of "terrorist propaganda" after criticism of the Turkish government on ....

  • Global (2): US-Based Public Performance Rights Organization Pro Music Rights Reaches a 7.4% Market Share Making It The 3rd Largest Public Performance Rights Organization In The United States

    Date: 2018-08-16 10:26:17 GMT - USA - World - SN:27 - ID:7536133

    Pro Music Rights -- the fifth Public Performance Rights Society In U.S. -- now controls a market share of 7.4%. MIAMI, Aug. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Pro Music Rights is the fifth-ever formed Public Performance Rights Society in the United ....

  • Militants attack security training center in Kabul city

    Date: 2018-08-16 09:49:19 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:21 - ID:7535835

    KABUL, Aug 16 (MENA) - A standoff is underway between the Afghan forces and assailant militants in the vicinity of the 5th police district of Kabul, Khaama Press news agency reported on Thursday. According to reports, a number of gunmen have ....

  • Pakistan's presidential election to be held on Sept 4

    Date: 2018-08-16 09:44:45 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:20 - ID:7535909

    ISLAMABAD, Aug 16 (MENA) - The Election Commission of Pakistan announced on Thursday that the presidential election will be held on September 4, Geo news reported. According to the schedule issued by the electoral body, nomination papers for the ....

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