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  • Six civilians injured in attack on Bagram airfield in Afghanistan

    Date: 2017-09-06 20:10:49 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:84 - ID:6978212

    KABUL, Sept 6 (MENA) - Six civilians were injured in the attack that targeted Bagram airfield in Afghanistan. The attack occurred when a suicide bomber on a motorcycle blew himself up outside an entry checkpoint to the base, The Guardian ....

  • Illegal armed group member who fought in Syria extradited to Russia

    Date: 2017-09-06 19:08:17 GMT - Russia - World - SN:81 - ID:6978059

    MOSCOW, Sept 6 (MENA) - A man accused of being a member of an illegal armed group active in Syria has been extradited from Germany to Russia, TASS news agency quoted Spokeswoman for the Russian Interior Ministry Irina Volk as saying on ....

  • Casualties confirmed after blast at Bagram airbase in Afghanistan - US military

    Date: 2017-09-06 17:41:00 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:77 - ID:6978165

    KABUL, Sept 6 (MENA) - A suicide bomber has reportedly detonated explosives at Bagram airbase in Afghanistan, TOLO News reported. The US military has confirmed a "small number of casualties," according to Russia Today. "An explosion occurred ....

  • France reiterates commitment to two-state solution

    Date: 2017-09-06 14:54:32 GMT - France - World - SN:61 - ID:6977877

    PARIS, Sept 6 (MENA) - Frence's Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian has has asserted his country's commitment to the two state-solution involving an independent Palestinian state. Le Drian made the remarks during a meeting with Palestinian ....

  • OIC condemns worsening human rights situation in Myanmar

    Date: 2017-09-06 14:40:48 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:60 - ID:6977781

    CAIRO/JEDDAH, Sept 6 (MENA) - The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation – The Independent Permanent Human Rights Commission (OIC-IPHRC) called upon the Myanmar government to take immediate and effective steps to halt the ongoing cycle of violence as ....

  • Spain, Morocco break up ‘jihadist cell’ preparing attacks

    Date: 2017-09-06 09:15:17 GMT - Spain - World - SN:25 - ID:6977093

    MADRID, Sept 6 (MENA) - Spanish and Moroccan authorities have arrested six jihadists who were preparing “large-scale attacks,” Spain’s interior ministry said Wednesday as quoted by the ABC news. Spanish police and security authorities in Morocco ....

  • Malaysia summons Myanmar ambassador over 'continuous violence' against Rohingya

    Date: 2017-09-06 08:34:44 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:21 - ID:6976993

    PUTRAJAYA, Sept 6 (MENA) - Malaysia summoned Myanmar's ambassador on Tuesday, saying it was "gravely concerned" over the “continuous violence” perpetrated against Rohingyas in Myanmar’s restive Rakhine state, Pernama news agency reported. Foreign ....

  • Global (1): Cision Adds EMEAI President to Leadership Team to Drive International Focus

    Date: 2017-09-06 07:48:41 GMT - USA - World - SN:16 - ID:6976895

    Abe Smith brings expertise in international expansion for U.S.-based tech companies CHICAGO, Sept. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Cision (NYSE: CISN) is pleased to announce the appointment of Abe Smith to President, EMEAI. As a new position to ....

  • Hurricane Irma strengthens to Category 5 as 2nd storm forms behind it

    Date: 2017-09-05 22:37:19 GMT - USA - World - SN:76 - ID:6976684

    WASHINGTON, Sept 5 (MENA) - Hurricane Irma has strengthened to a Category 5 storm, and catastrophic damage is possible in the Florida Keys and southern Florida this weekend as a second storm has formed behind it, ABC News reported. Irma was ....

  • Nigeria, South Africa say they are out of recession

    Date: 2017-09-05 21:09:54 GMT - South Africa - World - SN:73 - ID:6976600

    JOHANNESBURG/ABUJA, Sept 5 (MENA) - South Africa and Nigeria released figures showing economic growth in the second quarter of this year, the ABC News reported. South Africa's government said the gross domestic product grew by 2.5 percent in the ....

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