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  • Mosque in Kabul under attack by gunmen: Afghan police

    Date: 2017-08-25 11:42:00 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:28 - ID:6961303

    KABUL, Aug 25 (MENA) - Afghan police reported on Friday that sounds of explosions and gunfire were heard at the scene of the attack on a mosque in the capital, Kabul, ABC news reported. Police official Mohammed Jamil, said the gunmen are still ....

  • Moon, Abe share need for peaceful solution to N.K. nukes

    Date: 2017-08-25 11:21:26 GMT - south korea - World - SN:26 - ID:6961152

    SEOUL, Aug 25 (MENA) - The leaders of South Korea and Japan on Friday agreed on the need to continue sanctions and pressure on North Korea. As well, there is a need to settle the nuclear issue ultimately through peaceful means, Yonhap news agency ....

  • Afghan official: Taliban attack police outpost, killing 4

    Date: 2017-08-25 11:02:52 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:25 - ID:6961246

    KABUL, Aug 25 (MENA) - An Afghan official says that Taliban militants have attacked a security outpost in southern Kandahar province, the insurgents' former heartland, killing four soldiers. Provincial police chief's spokesman, Zia Durrani, says ....

  • Hurricane Harvey hitting US strengthens to category 2 storm

    Date: 2017-08-25 10:12:04 GMT - USA - World - SN:21 - ID:6961109

    WASHINGTON, Aug 25 (MENA)- Hurricane Harvey, which is expected to make landfall in Texas late Friday, strengthened to a category two storm, packing winds of 169 km/h, the National Hurricane Center said. Up to 97 cm of rain are expected over parts ....

  • Germany bans far left website accused of promoting violence

    Date: 2017-08-25 09:41:54 GMT - Germany - World - SN:18 - ID:6961148

    BERLIN, Aug 25 (MENA) - Germany's Interior Ministry has banned an internet site on allegations it was used to foment left-wing extremist violence, including at this summer's G-20 summit. The website was responsible for mobilizing violent actions ....

  • S. Korean FM arrives in Moscow

    Date: 2017-08-25 07:17:55 GMT - Russia - World - SN:9 - ID:6960942

    MOSCOW, Aug 25 (MENA) - South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha arrived in Moscow in her first visit since assuming her post. Kang is set to meet with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. "The ministers will discuss the situation on ....

  • Japan says to impose additional sanctions against North Korea

    Date: 2017-08-25 06:57:46 GMT - Japan - World - SN:8 - ID:6960943

    TOKYO, Aug 25 (MENA) - Japan will impose additional sanctions against North Korea following the reclusive country's repeated missile launches and unresolved abduction issue, its top government spokesman was quoted by Channel News Asia as saying on ....

  • Japan FM to visit Saudi Arabia, Jordan, other nations in region

    Date: 2017-08-24 20:42:31 GMT - Japan - World - SN:99 - ID:6960692

    TOKYO, Aug 24 (MENA) - Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono is arranging visits to Saudi Arabia, Jordan and other Middle Eastern countries in early September, likely to propose a more active role for Tokyo in helping solve such issues as the ....

  • Disgruntled employee at Charleston, SC, restaurant shoots 1, holds several hostages, mayor says

    Date: 2017-08-24 18:58:17 GMT - USA - World - SN:96 - ID:6960690

    WASHINGTON, Aug (MENA) - A disgruntled employee shot one person and held others hostage in a South Carolina restaurant on Thursday, the city's mayor confirmed to Fox News. Charleston police received a call about an "active shooter situation" just ....

  • US police swarm Charleston amid reports of active shooter

    Date: 2017-08-24 18:22:45 GMT - USA - World - SN:92 - ID:6960672

    WASHINGTON, Aug 24 (MENA) - Dozens of police officers are rushing to downtown Charleston, South Carolina, after police reported a possible "active shooter situation" near a stretch of restaurants and shops popular with tourists. The shooting was ....

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