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  • 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 ....

  • Policeman wounded in magnetic bomb explosion in west Kabul

    Date: 2018-08-19 10:21:56 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:22 - ID:7539972

    KABUL, Aug 19 (MENA) - A policeman sustained injuries in an explosion triggered by a magnetic bomb in west Kabul city, Khaama Press reported. Security sources confirmed that the incident took place in the vicinity of the 18th police district in ....

  • In past 25 years, Russian emergencies ministry helped 140 states hit by various disasters

    Date: 2018-08-19 09:24:41 GMT - Russia - World - SN:16 - ID:7539918

    MOSCOW, Aug 19 (MENA) - In the past 25 years, the Russian emergencies ministry has rendered assistance to 140 countries hit by various types of disasters, the ministry said on the occasion of the World Humanitarian Day, celebrated on August 19, TASS ....

  • New ceasefire strategy ready, says Afghan president

    Date: 2018-08-19 09:09:08 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:12 - ID:7539869

    KABUL, Aug 19 (MENA) - President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has said that consultations with different social groups have been concluded and an action plan for an upcoming ceasefire being prepared, according to a statement from the Afghan Presidential ....

  • US's Pompeo sends condolences over Annan's death

    Date: 2018-08-19 06:37:49 GMT - USA - World - SN:7 - ID:7539677

    WASHINGTON, Aug 19 (MENA) - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo expressed his sadness over the death of former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan and sent his condolences to his family, ABC news reported. "Mr. Annan spent his life advocating for peace ....

  • One dead, 6 injured after building collapse in Nigeria capital

    Date: 2018-08-18 18:59:27 GMT - Nigeria - World - SN:55 - ID:7539474

    ABUJA, Aug 18 (MENA) - One person is dead and six are injured after Friday's collapse of a four-story building in Nigeria's capital, an emergency response chief quoted ABC news as saying on Saturday. Mustapha Maihaja with the National Emergency ....

  • OIC condemns brutal school attack in Kabul

    Date: 2018-08-18 14:26:39 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - World - SN:36 - ID:7539122

    JEDDAH, Aug 18 (MENA) - The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) condemned the suicide attack on an education center in Afghanistan's capital Kabul on Wednesday, 15 August 2018, the body said on its website. The Afghan Ministry of Public ....

  • Washington Post: India cast millions of Muslims as illegal immigrants

    Date: 2018-08-18 12:33:27 GMT - USA - World - SN:27 - ID:7538875

    WASHINGTON, Aug 18 (MENA) - The Indian state of Assam last month put out a draft of the National Register of Citizens that excluded 4 million people who claimed to be Indian, part of a wider campaign to “detect-delete-deport” as many as 20 million ....

  • UN chief mourns death of Kofi Annan

    Date: 2018-08-18 11:31:26 GMT - USA - World - SN:26 - ID:7538812

    NEW YORK, Aug 18 (MENA) - UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres mourned the death of former UN chief Kofi Annan saying that he "was a guiding force for good". "It is with profound sadness that I learned of his passing. In many ways, Kofi Annan ....

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