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  • 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 ....

  • October no longer deadline for Brexit deal, Lidington indicates

    Date: 2018-08-24 14:13:02 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:36 - ID:7545722

    LONDON, Aug 24 (MENA) - UK Cabinet Office Minister David Lidington has indicated that October is no longer the deadline for a Brexit agreement with the EU, The Guardian reported. Lidington said the EU would have no problem scheduling an ....

  • British fighter jet intercepts Russian aircraft over Black Sea

    Date: 2018-08-24 13:47:38 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:33 - ID:7545779

    LONDON, Aug 24 (MENA) - A British fighter jet has intercepted a Russian warplane over the Black Sea after it approached the NATO base there, Al Arabiya news channel reported Friday. The channel gave no further details on the incident. (MENA) I S ....

  • IOM: Rohingya stand on verge of another disaster unless response secured

    Date: 2018-08-24 13:46:56 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:32 - ID:7545740

    GENEVA, Aug 24 (MENA) - One year into a crisis that has seen over 700,000 refugees escape violence in Myanmar by fleeing into Bangladesh, the Rohingya once more stand on the verge of another disaster if more funding for the humanitarian response ....

  • Russia, India solving problems over payments for current defense contracts

    Date: 2018-08-24 13:08:13 GMT - Russia - World - SN:31 - ID:7545671

    MOSCOW, Aug 24 (MENA) - the Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation’s (FSMTC) press service said that problems concerning contracts between Russia and India will be settled, Sputnik news agency reported. "There are certain problems ....

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