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  • Clashes between police, protesters break out in Bangladesh

    Date: 2018-08-04 21:38:53 GMT - Bangladesh - World - SN:51 - ID:7518892

    DHAKA, Aug 4 (MENA) - Police in Bangladesh's capital fired tear gas and used batons to disperse hundreds of protesting students angry over the traffic deaths of two fellow students, leaving many people injured, Fox News reported on ....

  • Greece says will not extradite journalist wanted in Turkey

    Date: 2018-08-04 19:49:25 GMT - Greece - World - SN:46 - ID:7518810

    ATHENS, Aug 4 (MENA) - Greek Justice Minister Stavros Kontonis decided to block a journalist’s extradition to Turkey despite a court ruling clearing the process in early June, local media reported on Saturday. Kontonis, who has the power to ....

  • Qaeda member, 4 comrades caught in eastern Afghanistan

    Date: 2018-08-04 15:42:55 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:39 - ID:7518233

    KABUL, Aug 4 (MENA) - A member of the Al Qaeda terrorist group and his four comrades were arrested during an operation in Jalalabad city in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, Khaama Press reported on Saturday. According to a statement released by ....

  • Turkey to freeze assets of US justice, interior ministers

    Date: 2018-08-04 15:38:04 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:37 - ID:7518238

    ANKARA, Aug 4 (MENA) - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he was asking Turkish authorities to freeze the assets in Turkey of the US ministers of "justice and interior", in response to Washington's sanctions on the detention of an American ....

  • Five more ATR planes to arrive in Tehran on Sunday

    Date: 2018-08-04 15:33:52 GMT - Iran - World - SN:36 - ID:7518432

    TEHRAN, Aug 4 (MENA) - The French-Italian aircraft manufacturer -ATR- is to deliver five new purchased passenger planes to Iran on Sunday, the Airline of the Islamic Republic of Iran (IranAir) announced on Saturday. IranAir Managing Director ....

  • Afghan army: Taliban militants suffer heavy losses in separate clashes northeast Afghanistan

    Date: 2018-08-04 15:29:31 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:35 - ID:7518539

    KABUL, Aug 4 (MENA) - Taliban militants suffered heavy losses as a result of separate clashes in the province of Takhar in northeastern Afghanistan, Khaama Press reported Saturday. In a statement, the 209th Shaheen Corps of the Afghan Military ....

  • Russia offers US cooperation in restoration of Syria – Report

    Date: 2018-08-04 14:59:35 GMT - Russia - World - SN:31 - ID:7518480

    MOSCOW, Aug 4 (MENA) - The Russian military has reportedly offered the US Armed Forces its cooperation in rebuilding the ravaged nation of Syria, Sputnik quoted a US government memo as saying. According to the memo, Valery Gerasimov, chief of ....

  • Afghanistan: 57 Taliban militants killed, wounded in Kunar operations

    Date: 2018-08-04 09:18:57 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:11 - ID:7517967

    KABUL, Aug 4 (MENA) - At least 57 Taliban militants including some of their top leaders were killed and wounded during the ongoing operations in eastern Kunar province of Afghanistan, Khaama Press news agency reported Saturday. The 201st Silab ....

  • S. Korea, US top diplomats discuss N. Korea

    Date: 2018-08-04 09:16:46 GMT - south korea - World - SN:7 - ID:7517870

    SEOUL, Aug 4 (MENA) - The top diplomats of South Korea and the United States held one-on-one talks in Singapore on Saturday on North Korea and alliance issues on the sidelines of ASEAN-hosted annual sessions, Yonhap news agency reported. The ....

  • UNHCR sounds alarm as Mediterranean Sea deaths pass 1,500 mark

    Date: 2018-08-03 18:54:00 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:64 - ID:7517536

    GENEVA, Aug 3 (MENA) - More than 1,500 refugees and migrants have lost their lives attempting to cross the Mediterranean in the first seven months of this year, the UNHCR said in its report on Friday. The bleak milestone was confirmed after more ....

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