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  • Russian Defense Ministry: Daesh group redeploys forces in Syria's Deir Ezzor

    Date: 2017-08-28 16:50:30 GMT - Russia - World - SN:61 - ID:6966335

    MOSCOW, Aug 28 (MENA) - Russian Defense Ministry said that Daesh terrorist group has been attempting to regroup its elements and set up strongholds in the area of Deir Ezzor, its last stronghold in Syria, following its defeat in Ghanem Ali, Russia ....

  • The cost of clean water: $150 billion a year, says World Bank

    Date: 2017-08-28 16:29:00 GMT - Sweden - World - SN:59 - ID:6966343

    STOCKHOLM, Aug 28 (MENA) – Countries need to quadruple spending to $150 billion a year to deliver universal safe water and sanitation, helping to reduce childhood disease and deaths while boosting economic growth, the Daily Star quoted the World ....

  • Greek police: Two migrants killed on train track

    Date: 2017-08-28 15:42:49 GMT - Greece - World - SN:56 - ID:6966215

    ATHENS, Aug 28 (MENA)- Greek police said that two people believed to be migrants, who illegally crossed the border from Turkey, were killed after a passenger train hit them in northeastern Greece, Sky News channel reported. A police official said ....

  • Tropical Storm Harvey goes beyond Houston city : US official

    Date: 2017-08-28 14:18:54 GMT - USA - World - SN:51 - ID:6966076

    WASHINGTON, Aug 28 (MENA) - Impact of Tropical Storm Harvey extended beyond Houston city and affected about 50 districts of Texas, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Brock Long said on Monday. In a press conference, ....

  • Pope Francis to visit Bangladesh and Myanmar in November

    Date: 2017-08-28 11:51:50 GMT - Vatican - World - SN:33 - ID:6965728

    VATICAN CITY, Aug 28 (MENA) - Pope Francis will travel to Myanmar and Bangladesh this year for a landmark visit that is likely to focus international attention on the plight of the stateless Rohingya Muslim minority. Greg Burke, Director of the ....

  • 2 dead, 25 missing after landslide in southwest China

    Date: 2017-08-28 09:06:26 GMT - China - World - SN:14 - ID:6965237

    BEIJING, Aug 28 (MENA) - Two people have died and another 25 are missing after a landslide in the city of Bijie, southwest China's Guizhou Province Monday morning, Xinhua reported. The landslide occurred at about 10:40 a.m. in Zhangjiawan ....

  • India pulls back forces from Doklam, China says

    Date: 2017-08-28 08:24:47 GMT - China - World - SN:9 - ID:6965276

    BEIJING, Aug 28 (MENA) - India has pulled back all border personnel and equipment from the border standoff site at Doklam as of Monday afternoon, according to an official statement by the Chinese Foreign Ministry. Disengagement has started at ....

  • 10 arrested as tension grows between protest groups in Berkeley

    Date: 2017-08-28 07:19:54 GMT - USA - World - SN:6 - ID:6965161

    WASHINGTON, Aug 28 (MENA) - The Berkeley Police Department arrested 10 people for various violations, including fighting, as tension grows between demonstrators protesting hate groups and supporters of US President Donald Trump on Sunday afternoon, ....

  • Tillerson: US will keep up 'peaceful pressure' on North Korea

    Date: 2017-08-27 22:48:54 GMT - USA - World - SN:78 - ID:6964954

    WASHINGTON, Aug 27 (MENA) - US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Sunday the firing of three ballistic missiles by North Korea this week was a provocative act but that the United States will continue to seek a peaceful resolution, the Voice of ....

  • British citizens leaving UK because of Brexit amid exodus of Europeans

    Date: 2017-08-27 22:32:26 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:77 - ID:6964955

    LONDON, Aug 27 (MENA) - British citizens devastated by the EU referendum result are leaving the UK to seek a new life abroad as statistics reveal rising emigration, The Independent reported. Following a report on the European citizens fleeing ....

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