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  • Afghan Police: Blast hits area close to US embassy

    Date: 2017-08-29 06:24:16 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:4 - ID:6966769

    KABUL, Aug 29 (MENA) - The Afghan Police said that an explosion took place on Tuesday in an area close to the US embassy in Kabul. Sky News carried the news, giving no further details. (MENA) R R N/M N E ....

  • N. Korea fires ballistic missile over Japan, UNSC to hold emergency meeting

    Date: 2017-08-29 06:11:11 GMT - south korea - World - SN:3 - ID:6966756

    SEOUL, Aug 29 (MENA) - North Korea lobbed a ballistic missile over Japan on Tuesday in a strategic provocation sharply escalating tensions in Northeast Asia, Yonhap news agency reported. The missile was fired eastward from the vicinity of Sunan ....

  • 2 dead, 4 injured in shooting at library in Clovis, New Mexico

    Date: 2017-08-29 06:06:15 GMT - USA - World - SN:2 - ID:6966748

    WASHINGTON, Aug 29 (MENA) - A gunman has opened fire in a library in New Mexico, killing at least two people and injuring four, The Telegraph reported Tuesday. The shooting happened in the city of Clovis, near the border with Texas. At least ....

  • N. Korea fires ballistic missile over Japan: S. Korean military

    Date: 2017-08-28 22:03:51 GMT - south korea - World - SN:80 - ID:6966671

    SEOUL, Aug 28 (MENA) - North Korea lobbed a ballistic missile over Japan on Tuesday, South Korea's military said. The missile was fired from the vicinity of Sunan in Pyongyang at around 5:57 a.m. and flew east, according to the Joint Chiefs of ....

  • Belgium military making preparations to retain street presence into 2020

    Date: 2017-08-28 21:38:26 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:78 - ID:6966659

    BRUSSELS, Aug 28 (MENA) - The Belgium Army Chief of Staff expects the military to maintain a street presence in Belgium for a few more years to come. The military training programme has consequently been adapted accordingly. This is explained by ....

  • Daesh claims responsibility as policeman killed in Dagestan, Russia

    Date: 2017-08-28 19:57:21 GMT - Dagestan - World - SN:74 - ID:6966618

    MOSCOW, Aug 28 (MENA) - Daesh on Monday claimed responsibility for an attack on policemen in the city of Kaspiisk in the Russian Republic of Dagestan, Russia Today reported, citing monitoring group SITE. Unidentified men reportedly attacked ....

  • Trump approves emergency measures for Hurricane Harvey in Louisiana

    Date: 2017-08-28 19:54:53 GMT - USA - World - SN:73 - ID:6966617

    WASHINGTON, Aug 28 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump issued a federal emergency declaration on Monday for five parishes in southwest Louisiana: Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron, Jefferson Davis and Vermillion. More areas can be added later, ABC News ....

  • Bomb explodes in parked car in Ufa, Russia

    Date: 2017-08-28 19:53:33 GMT - Russia - World - SN:72 - ID:6966634

    MOSCOW, Aug 28 (MENA) - An explosive device went off in a parked car in Ufa, the capital of the Russian Republic of Bashkortostan, injuring a man who was inside, RIA Novosti reported. Investigators believe the man was targeted. The incident ....

  • Rohingya refugees storm Bangladeshi border as pushback fails

    Date: 2017-08-28 19:43:47 GMT - Myanmar (Burma) - World - SN:71 - ID:6966610

    DHAKA, Aug 28 (MENA) – About 1,000 ethnic Rohingya villagers from Myanmar have forced their way into Bangladesh after coming under fire from Myanmar soldiers, Fox News reported on Monday. The villagers, who were seeking refuge from ongoing ....

  • German killer nurse Niels H probed over 84 more murders

    Date: 2017-08-28 19:25:29 GMT - Germany - World - SN:70 - ID:6966565

    BERLIN, Aug 28 (MENA) – A nurse serving a life sentence for murdering two patients in northern Germany is now a suspect in at least 84 other murder cases, the BBC quoted the police as saying on Monday. The 40-year-old, named only as Niels H under ....

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