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  • Indian authorities tighten control in Haryana after clashes kill 30 people

    Date: 2017-08-26 09:24:11 GMT - India - World - SN:18 - ID:6962305

    NEW DELHI, Aug 26 (MENA) - The Haryana government on Saturday ordered a search of all congregation centers belonging to the Dera Sacha Sauda in the state, The Times of India reported. The directive comes a day after widespread violence and arson ....

  • Venezuela's president: Trump's new sanctions mean sacrifice but open opportunities

    Date: 2017-08-26 08:50:54 GMT - Venezuela - World - SN:15 - ID:6962286

    CARACAS, Aug 26 (MENA) - President Nicolas Maduro has invited US investors to Caracas to discuss a response to US President Donald Trump's new sanctions, which target Venezuela's financial sector and the state oil company, PDVSA. President Maduro ....

  • Hundreds rally against hate, racism in San Francisco

    Date: 2017-08-26 08:47:05 GMT - USA - World - SN:14 - ID:6962289

    WASHINGTON, Aug 26 (MENA) - Hundreds of people rallied on Saturday at a demonstration against hate and racism organized by San Francisco city officials ahead of politically conservative rallies set for this weekend. Some people in the crowd ....

  • Death toll from mosque attack in Kabul reaches 28

    Date: 2017-08-26 07:57:00 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:11 - ID:6962241

    KABUL, Aug 26 (MENA) - The number of people killed in an attack on a Shiite mosque in the Afghan capital during Friday prayers rose to at least 28 — up from 20 — including women and children, the chief of Kabul's hospitals was quoted by ABC News as ....

  • North Korea fires three missiles, US says they all failed

    Date: 2017-08-26 07:29:11 GMT - USA - World - SN:9 - ID:6962201

    WASHINGTON, Aug 26 (MENA) - North Korea has fired several short-range missiles into the sea off its east coast, as the United States and South Korea conducted annual joint military drills that the North denounces as preparation for war. The US ....

  • Trump declares disaster for Texas as Category 4 Hurricane Harvey looms

    Date: 2017-08-26 07:28:08 GMT - USA - World - SN:8 - ID:6962199

    WASHINGTON, Aug 26 (MENA) - US President Trump declared disaster for Texas as Category 4 Hurricane Harvey looms. The storm posed the first major emergency management test of President Donald Trump's administration. The White House said Trump ....

  • Brussels knife attacker shot by soldiers in Brussels has died: prosecutors

    Date: 2017-08-25 21:33:40 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:75 - ID:6962098

    BRUSSELS, Aug 25 (MENA) - Belgium’s federal prosecutors said that a 30-year-old man shot on Friday after attacking two soldiers with a knife in Brussels has died, The Guardian newspaper reported. The prosecutors added they were treating the ....

  • Man holding knife arrested outside Buckingham Palace, two officers injured

    Date: 2017-08-25 21:18:29 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:74 - ID:6962099

    LONDON, Aug 25 (MENA) – A man has been arrested on suspicion of "grievous bodily harm" after an assault on police officers outside Buckingham Palace, the Independent reported on Friday. Two officers received minor injuries. The man was in ....

  • Knife man 'shot' neutralized after attacking soldiers in Brussels, says police

    Date: 2017-08-25 20:36:18 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:70 - ID:6962072

    BRUSSELS, Aug 25 (MENA) – The Belgian federal police said a man was shot in downtown Brussels on Friday evening after he attacked the troops with a knife, Sky News reported. The suspect is in a critical condition after he was shot by soldiers ....

  • Man shot after attacking Brussels troops

    Date: 2017-08-25 19:43:35 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:67 - ID:6962058

    BRUSSELS, Aug 25 (MENA) - A man has been shot in the center of Brussels after attacking two soldiers with a knife, the BBC News reported. Pictures from the scene show the area cordoned off with police and emergency services in the street. One ....

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