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  • Libyan coast guard forces rescue 304 immigrants

    Date: 2017-08-29 15:52:58 GMT - Libya - World - SN:87 - ID:6968042

    TRIPOLI, Aug 29, (MENA) - Coast Guard forces of Libya rescued on Tuesday 304 illegal immigrants in Mediterranean sea, west of Tripoli. The spokesman of Libyan navy said that there were seven women and six children among the immigrants, according to ....

  • Merkel calls on Turkey to release German citizens

    Date: 2017-08-29 13:19:22 GMT - Germany - World - SN:66 - ID:6967658

    BERLIN, Aug 29 (MENA) - Chancellor Angela Merkel called on the Turkish government to release 10 Germans arrested in the last summer, after the military coup attempt. Turkey has arrested 10 Germans in recent months on charges the German ....

  • Taliban claims responsibility for explosion in Kabul

    Date: 2017-08-29 11:32:54 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:46 - ID:6967238

    KABUL, Aug 29 (MENA) - The Taliban terrorist group has claimed responsibility for the recent Kabul explosion that took place close to the US embassy, local media were quoted by Sputnik news agency as saying on Tuesday. Earlier in the day, media ....

  • UK Foreign Secretary slams launching North Korean ballistic missile

    Date: 2017-08-29 10:08:56 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:34 - ID:6967068

    LONDON, Aug 29 (MENA) - UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson condemned launching a new North Korean ballistic missile, Sky News reported Tuesday. "Outraged at reckless provocation by NorthKorea. Strongly condemn latest illegal missile launch by ....

  • S. Korea releases footage of new ballistic missile test

    Date: 2017-08-29 10:01:49 GMT - south korea - World - SN:33 - ID:6967080

    SEOUL, Aug 29 (MENA) - South Korea made public rare footage of its testing on new ballistic missiles Tuesday, hours after North Korea's ballistic missile launch, the Korean news agency Yonhap reported. The 86-second-long video clip shows the ....

  • North Korea will face strong response in case of ongoing nuclear provocations

    Date: 2017-08-29 09:22:20 GMT - south korea - World - SN:27 - ID:6966922

    SEOUL, Aug 29 (MENA) - South Korea's Foreign Ministry warned that North Korea would face a "strong response" from the U.S.-South Korean alliance if what it called nuclear and missile provocations continue, Fox News reported Tuesday. The ministry ....

  • Global(4):Apex International Energy Signs Two Concession Agreements in Egypt

    Date: 2017-08-29 09:03:33 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:23 - ID:6967030

    CAIRO and HOUSTON, Aug. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Apex International Energy (www.apexintl.com), an independent oil and gas exploration and production company focused on Egypt, today announced that it has signed two concession agreements for 1.7 ....

  • Death toll from Kabul blast near US embassy rises to 5

    Date: 2017-08-29 07:30:21 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:15 - ID:6966854

    KABUL, Aug 29 (MENA) - The death toll from a blast in a busy commercial area close to the US embassy in Kabul rose to five and nine injuries, ABC News reported Tuesday. Basir Mujahid, spokesman for the Kabul police chief, said Tuesday’s ....

  • Global (3): Concerns About Flu Virus Run High in UAE

    Date: 2017-08-29 07:23:05 GMT - USA - World - SN:13 - ID:6966851

    MENOMONEE FALLS, Wisconsin, Aug. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- A national survey has found that 82% of UAE adults are extremely or quite concerned about contracting the flu this season. In response, an overwhelming majority say they'll improve their hand ....

  • Trump, Abe vow to increase pressure after North Korea fires missile over Japan

    Date: 2017-08-29 07:16:30 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:11 - ID:6966817

    NEW YORK, Aug 29 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe have vowed to increase pressure on North Korea after the regime launched a missile over Japan on Tuesday morning, The Guardian reported. The Japanese prime ....

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