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  • Hurricane Irma pummels Florida; at least 3 dead including sheriff's deputy

    Date: 2017-09-10 18:53:08 GMT - USA - World - SN:64 - ID:6984057

    WASHINGTON, Sept 10 (MENA) - Hurricane Irma is pummeling Florida with powerful winds and rain after making landfall in the Florida Keys as a Category 4 storm Sunday. The hurricane has left at least three people in the state dead, including a ....

  • Deadly Hurricane Irma plows into the Florida Keys

    Date: 2017-09-10 13:48:04 GMT - USA - World - SN:34 - ID:6983551

    NEW YORK, Sept 10 (MENA) - Announcing itself with roaring 130 mph winds, Hurricane Irma plowed into the mostly emptied-out Florida Keys early Sunday for the start of what could be a slow, ruinous march up the state's west coast toward the Tampa-St. ....

  • US indictment of Turkish ex-minister raises political heat - Paper

    Date: 2017-09-10 13:21:09 GMT - USA - World - SN:30 - ID:6983545

    WASHINGTON, Sept 10 (MENA) – Turkey’s president on Friday criticized the US indictment of a former Turkish minister for allegedly conspiring to evade US sanctions on Iran, highlighting the wide reverberations of a years-old case that began as a ....

  • Mexico quake death toll rises to 90

    Date: 2017-09-10 08:01:08 GMT - Mexico - World - SN:10 - ID:6982813

    MEXICO CITY, Sept 10 (MENA) - At least 90 people have died in Thursday's 8.1 magnitude earthquake in Mexico, officials have confirmed, the BBC News reported on Sunday. A government spokesman said 71 people had been killed in the south-west state ....

  • Rohingya militants declare unilateral ceasefire for one month

    Date: 2017-09-09 21:31:28 GMT - Myanmar (Burma) - World - SN:69 - ID:6982641

    NAYPYIDAW, Sept 9 (MENA) - Rohingya militants declared a unilateral ceasefire to start Sunday for one month in northwestern Myanmar, Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA) said in statement Saturday. The ceasefire declared by the ARSA is to ....

  • Florida Governor warns of hurricane Irma

    Date: 2017-09-09 20:13:00 GMT - USA - World - SN:64 - ID:6982613

    WASHINGTON, Sept 9 (MENA) - Florida Governor Rick Scott warned people of Florida of dangerous hurricane Irma, New York Times reported Saturday. Scott noted that the storm surge could reach 15 feet in some places adding that once the storm ....

  • US very concerned about situation in Myanmar

    Date: 2017-09-09 20:02:44 GMT - USA - World - SN:62 - ID:6982611

    WASHINGTON, Sept 9 (MENA) – The US State Department said in a statement Saturday that it was "very concerned" about the situation in Myanmar and praised Bangladesh for its "generosity in responding to this humanitarian crisis," ABC News ....

  • 120 left Germany for Syria, Iraq over 5 years - official

    Date: 2017-09-09 19:52:50 GMT - Germany - World - SN:61 - ID:6982541

    BERLIN, Sept 9 (MENA) - German Interior Secretary of Berlin Torsten Akmann said Saturday over 120 extremists left the country over the past five years to support militant groups in Syria and Iraq. In statements, Akmann said that 45 extremists ....

  • Uruguay VP resigns amid allegations of credit-card graft

    Date: 2017-09-09 19:33:49 GMT - Uruguay - World - SN:60 - ID:6982514

    MONTEVIDEO, Sept 9 (MENA) - Uruguay's Vice President Raúl Fernando Sendic resigned amid allegations of corruption stemming from his tenure as head of state oil company ANCAP, Fox News network reported Saturday. The allegations surfaced in June, ....

  • Hurricane Irma threatens Florida, southern states

    Date: 2017-09-09 19:03:16 GMT - USA - World - SN:57 - ID:6982447

    WASHINGTON, Sept 9 (MENA) - Hurricane Irma churned toward Florida on Saturday, leaving a trail of death and destruction across the Caribbean and prompting one of the largest emergency evacuations in American history, New York Times reported ....

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