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  • Flash flood sweeps away 11 picnickers in India

    Date: 2018-08-15 22:38:34 GMT - India - World - SN:101 - ID:7535431

    NEW DELHI, Aug 15 (MENA) - At least 11 people were swept away by a flash flood while picnicking at a waterfall in central India on Wednesday, ABC News quoted an official as saying. District Magistrate Shilpi Gupta said seven others were rescued ....

  • Spanish rescuers pull 524 migrants from 12 boats

    Date: 2018-08-15 22:35:34 GMT - Spain - World - SN:100 - ID:7535331

    MADRID, Aug 15 (MENA) - Spanish rescue services say they have pulled 524 migrants to safety from 12 boats attempting to reach Spain from northern Africa, currently the most used sea route into Europe, ABC network reported. Spain's Maritime Rescue ....

  • Russian Foreign Ministry urges EU to assist returning Syrian refugees

    Date: 2018-08-15 22:31:15 GMT - Russia - World - SN:99 - ID:7535248

    MOSCOW, Aug 15 (MENA) - The Russian Foreign Ministry has urged the leadership of the European Union to return Syrian refugees home, ministry’s representative Nikolai Burtsev told a session of the interdepartmental coordination headquarters ....

  • Afghan president deplores attack on Kabul's training center

    Date: 2018-08-15 22:24:52 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:98 - ID:7535221

    KABUL, Aug 15 (MENA) - Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani strongly condemned the suicide blast that hit a private training center in the Dash-i-Barchi locality of capital Kabul on Wednesday afternoon. The terrorists, while attacking the ....

  • New York Gov. declares state of emergency over torrential floods

    Date: 2018-08-15 22:17:24 GMT - USA - World - SN:97 - ID:7535102

    NEW YORK, 15 Aug (MENA) - New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo on Wednesday declared a State of Emergency for Broome, Chemung, Chenango, Cortland, Delaware, Monroe, Onondaga, Ontario, Schulyer, Seneca, Steuben, Tioga, Wayne, Yates, and contiguous ....

  • CIA reveals classified documents on MB plots

    Date: 2018-08-15 20:32:15 GMT - USA - World - SN:89 - ID:7535430

    WASHINGTON, Aug 15 (MENA) - The CIA has released classified documents on the Muslim Brotherhood's plots for recruiting youths and raising funds. According to CIA experts, who prepared the documents, Sheikh Yusuf al-Qaradawi played an influential ....

  • All flights to and from Amsterdam airport suspended over air traffic control problem

    Date: 2018-08-15 14:18:19 GMT - Netherlands - World - SN:64 - ID:7534962

    AMSTERDAM, Aug 15 (MENA) - Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport was forced to suspend all flights for around an hour due to an air traffic control problem. A message posted on the airport's official Twitter page on Wednesday afternoon said there was “no ....

  • UN marks international day for victims of terrorism on Aug 21

    Date: 2018-08-15 10:00:36 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:29 - ID:7534179

    CAIRO, Aug 15 (MENA) - The United Nations will mark for the first time the International Day of Remembrance of and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism on August 21, according to a statement distributed by the UN news center in Cairo. The General ....

  • Putin ready to meet Kim in near future, discuss trilateral projects - Reports

    Date: 2018-08-15 07:57:38 GMT - Russia - World - SN:10 - ID:7534082

    MOSCOW, Aug 15 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin told North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in a congratulatory telegram he was certain that Moscow and Pyongyang could develop mutually beneficial ties, starting with trilateral projects, the North ....

  • Moon says ending division of two Koreas will achieve 'true liberation'

    Date: 2018-08-15 07:46:20 GMT - south korea - World - SN:8 - ID:7534070

    SEOUL, Aug 15 (MENA) - South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Wednesday used his Liberation Day address to pitch his Korea peace drive, calling for railway, energy and economic cooperation with the North as a cornerstone for Northeast Asian peace and ....

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