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  • US forces assist Syrian opposition force in crossing Daesh positions

    Date: 2017-09-24 11:36:07 GMT - Russia - World - SN:25 - ID:7006471

    MOSCOW, Sept 24 (MENA) - Units of the US special forces provide smooth movement of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) units across positions of Daesh (Daesh, outlawed in Russia), the Russian Defense Ministry wrote on Facebook on Sunday. "Without ....

  • Explosion heard in Kabul city

    Date: 2017-09-24 07:46:59 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:8 - ID:7006000

    KABUL, Sept 24 (MENA) - An explosion was heard in Kabul city few minutes earlier on Sunday, Afghan Khaama Press news agency reported. The incident has reportedly taken place in the vicinity of the fifth police district of the city. There are ....

  • Voting starts at Germany's federal elections, Merkel seeks fourth term in office

    Date: 2017-09-24 07:06:50 GMT - Germany - World - SN:6 - ID:7005971

    BERLIN, Sept 24 (MENA) - Voting has opened in Germany's federal elections, with Chancellor Angela Merkel tipped to retain power, the BBC reported. She is seeking a fourth term in office and to keep her Christian Democrat party's (CDU) status as ....

  • The Rohingya refugee crisis is the worst in decades

    Date: 2017-09-23 21:51:39 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:78 - ID:7005810

    LONDON, Sept 23 (MENA) - The weekly outflow from Myanmar is the highest since the Rwandan genocide, The Economist reported Saturday. More than 420,000 terrified Rohingyas have crossed the border into Bangladesh. The UN’s International ....

  • India denies Pakistan's allegations on state-terrorism practices

    Date: 2017-09-23 21:06:04 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:76 - ID:7005766

    NEW YORK, Sept 23 (MENA) - Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj rejected allegations by Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi in which he accused India of state-sponsored terrorism and violating human rights, Pakistan's GEO television ....

  • Thousands evacuated as Puerto Rican dam starts to fail

    Date: 2017-09-23 20:37:29 GMT - USA - World - SN:74 - ID:7005764

    PUERTO RICO, Sept 23 (MENA) - The Puerto Rican National Weather Service said failure of the Guajataca Dam in northwest Puerto Rico is "imminent" and could cause "life-threatening flash flooding" downstream on the the Guajataca River, ABC news ....

  • Spain saves 64 migrants from 2 boats crossing Mediterranean

    Date: 2017-09-23 20:00:34 GMT - Spain - World - SN:70 - ID:7005720

    MADRID, Sept 23 (MENA) - Spain's maritime rescue service says it has saved 64 migrants from two small boats trying to make a perilous sea crossing from Africa to Europe, Fox News reported Saturday. The rescue service says one of its boats ....

  • North Korea earthquake not result of nuclear test: CENC

    Date: 2017-09-23 18:53:49 GMT - China - World - SN:66 - ID:7005646

    BEIJING, Sept 23 (MENA) - The zero-depth earthquake measuring 3.4 on the Richter scale that occurred Saturday in North Korea is not the result of a nuclear test, the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC) said, Xinhua news agency reported Friday. ....

  • Major cyber-attack will happen soon, warns UK's security boss

    Date: 2017-09-23 16:00:10 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:51 - ID:7005463

    LONDON, Sept 23 (MENA) – A director of the UK National Cybersecurity Centre has warned that a “category one” cyber-attack, the most serious tier possible, will happen “sometime in the next few years”, The Guardian reported. According to the ....

  • New Zealand election ends in stalemate

    Date: 2017-09-23 15:42:44 GMT - New Zealand - World - SN:49 - ID:7005447

    WELLINGTON, Sept 23 (MENA) - New Zealand's ruling National Party has won Saturday's parliamentary elections but fell just short of a majority, the BBC News reported on Saturday. With all the votes counted, Prime Minister Bill English's party ....

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