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  • Suspect detained after shots fired at US Embassy in Turkey

    Date: 2018-08-20 15:41:04 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:47 - ID:7541849

    ANKARA, Aug 20 (MENA) - One person, suspected of being involved in the shooting outside the US Embassy in the Turkish capital Ankara, was detained. The US Embassy came under brief gunfire but nobody was hurt in the incident, Sky News reported on ....

  • US calls on Taliban to participate in Eid ceasefire initiative

    Date: 2018-08-20 14:34:19 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:43 - ID:7541768

    KABUL, Aug 20 (MENA) – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has called on the Taliban group to participate in the ceasefire initiative announced by President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani on the occasion of Eid Al-Adha, Khaama Press News Agency ....

  • UEFA: Salah competes with Ronaldo, Modric for best player in Europe award

    Date: 2018-08-20 14:33:11 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:42 - ID:7541770

    NYON, Aug 20 (MENA) - Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) announced the list of candidates to win the best player in Europe award for 2018. The list included Egyptian international and Liverpool star Mohamed Salah, Portuguese ....

  • Kadyrov: Situation in Chechnya is stable

    Date: 2018-08-20 14:32:09 GMT - Russia - World - SN:41 - ID:7541719

    MOSCOW, Aug 20 (MENA) - Chechen President Ramzan Kadyrov said that police had disrupted all attempts by militants to commit high-profile crimes in Chechnya. The situation in Chechnya is stable, Sputnik News Agency quoted Kadyrov as saying on ....

  • WHO appeals for $11 million to provide health care to people in northeast Syria

    Date: 2018-08-20 11:02:32 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:24 - ID:7541368

    GENEVA, Aug 20 (MENA) - As the conflict in northwest Syria escalates, WHO is appealing for US$ 11 million to provide life-saving health care to people in parts of Aleppo, Hama, Idleb and Lattakia governorates. Hundreds of thousands of people, ....

  • China mourns passing of former UN chief Kofi Annan

    Date: 2018-08-20 09:22:56 GMT - China - World - SN:17 - ID:7541233

    BEIJING, Aug 20 (MENA) - China expressed its condolences over the passing of former Secretary-General of the United Nations Kofi Annan, Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said on Monday. Kofi Annan, former UN chief and Nobel Peace Laureate died ....

  • Suicide bomber killed, 4 accomplices arrested in Jalalabad city

    Date: 2018-08-20 08:54:37 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:14 - ID:7541124

    KABUL, Aug 20 (MENA) - A suicide bomber was killed and four of his accomplices were arrested during an operation of the Afghan Intelligence and the National Directorate of Security (NDS), forces in Jalalabad city, Khaama Press reported on ....

  • Taliban militants kidnap 170 passengers from Kunduz

    Date: 2018-08-20 07:08:35 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:8 - ID:7541054

    KABUL, Aug 20 (MENA) - The Taliban militants have kidnapped at least 170 passengers from the highway connecting Kunduz with the northeastern Takhar province of Afghanistan, Khaama news agency reported. The Security Director of Kunduz Security ....

  • Unknown gunman attacks US embassy in Turkey

    Date: 2018-08-20 05:35:10 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:2 - ID:7540976

    ANKARA, Aug 20 (MENA) - An unidentified person fired shots at US Embassy in Ankara at around 5:00 am (local time), CNN Turk reported Monday. The fires were reportedly shot from a white vehicle, however, the license plate could not be ....

  • Taliban overrun Faryab’s Balchargh district

    Date: 2018-08-19 14:49:44 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:59 - ID:7540484

    KABUL, Aug 19 (MENA) - The Taliban have captured the Balchargh district of northwestern Faryab province without any resistance from security forces, local official said on Sunday. District Chief Abdul Jameel Sediqui told Pajhwok Afghan News the ....

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