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  • US Navy relieves admiral in charge of 7th Fleet in wake of deadly disasters at sea

    Date: 2017-08-23 19:42:42 GMT - USA - World - SN:78 - ID:6958745

    WASHINGTON, Aug 23 (MENA) - The US Navy on Wednesday relieved the admiral in charge of the service’s 7th Fleet based in Japan due to "loss of confidence" in his ability to command, it said in a statement. The move comes after four embarrassing ....

  • Brazil boat sinks killing at least seven in Amazon region

    Date: 2017-08-23 18:17:51 GMT - Brazil - World - SN:71 - ID:6958746

    BRASILIA, Aug 23 (MENA) - At least seven people were killed when a boat carrying about 70 passengers sank in Brazil's Amazon region, local authorities say. At least 25 people have reportedly been rescued but dozens are still missing, the BBC ....

  • Finnish police arrest 2 more suspects in knife rampage

    Date: 2017-08-23 17:46:37 GMT - Finland - World - SN:69 - ID:6958749

    HELSINKI, Aug 23 (MENA) - Police in Finland on Wednesday arrested two more suspects in connection with last week's stabbings that killed two people and wounded eight in a knife rampage in the southwestern city of Turku, authorities ....

  • New US strategy an opportunity for Pakistan to review its old approach: Ghani

    Date: 2017-08-23 14:31:17 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:54 - ID:6958481

    KABUL, Aug 23 (MENA) - President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has said the new strategy by the United States for the South Asia is yet another opportunity for Pakistan to review its old regional approach, specifically the country’s approach towards ....

  • Key UN panel urges US to reject racist hate speech, crimes

    Date: 2017-08-23 12:19:09 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:42 - ID:6958182

    GENEVA, Aug 23 (MENA) - A top UN body on racial discrimination has taken an unusual step in calling on the United States to "unequivocally and unconditionally" reject racist hate speech and crimes following a far-right rally in Charlottesville, ....

  • Trump undertakes again to build wall with Mexico

    Date: 2017-08-23 09:59:55 GMT - USA - World - SN:23 - ID:6957765

    WASHINGTON, Aug 23 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump threatened to shut down the federal government in order to get a border wall built with the borders of Mexico, CNN reported on Wednesday. Trump made these remarks during a speech at a rally in ....

  • Five killed, dozens injured in suicide bombing in Afghanistan

    Date: 2017-08-23 08:28:40 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:15 - ID:6957621

    KABUL, Aug 23 (MENA) - At least five people were killed and 38 wounded when a suicide attacker detonated a car bomb near a police headquarters in Afghanistan's Helmand province on Wednesday, officials said as quoted by ABC news. The explosion ....

  • global 3 AHIMA World Congress (AWC) Hosts First Middle East Healthcare Information (HI) Summit, 19-20 October 2017, Rosewood Hotel, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

    Date: 2017-08-23 07:52:53 GMT - United Arab Emirates - World - SN:11 - ID:6957529

    ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, Aug. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The AWC Summit will bring together healthcare leaders from across the globe for educational sessions and discussions about current and emerging healthcare issues on 19-20 October 2017, ....

  • Global(1):LUI Che Woo Prize - Prize for World Civilisation Announces 2017 Prize Laureates and 2018 Specific Areas of Focus

    Date: 2017-08-23 06:53:45 GMT - Hong Kong - World - SN:7 - ID:6957467

    HONG KONG, Aug. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The LUI Che Woo Prize - Prize for World Civilisation ("the LUI Che Woo Prize" or "the Prize") announced its 2017 laureates on 2 August 2017 (Hong Kong time), and the 2018 Specific Areas of Focus for each ....

  • Russian top brass urges military community to join forces to fight terrorism

    Date: 2017-08-22 21:52:33 GMT - Russia - World - SN:87 - ID:6957207

    MOSCOW, Aug 22 (MENA) - Russian Defense Minister Army General Sergei Shoigu said on Tuesday that the military community should unite to fight international terrorism, TASS news agency reported. The minister made the remarks during a meeting with ....

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