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  • Texas man tried planting bomb on Confederate statue

    Date: 2017-08-21 20:01:17 GMT - USA - World - SN:82 - ID:6955658

    WASHINGTON, Aug 21 (MENA) - A Houston man has been arrested after being accused by authorities of trying to damage or destroy a Confederate statue at a Houston park with explosives. Federal prosecutors said Monday 25-year-old Andrew Schneck had ....

  • US drone strike kills 4 Daesh militants in Afghanistan

    Date: 2017-08-21 18:26:57 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:79 - ID:6955588

    KABUL, Aug 21 (MENA) - The US forces based in Afghanistan pounded the hideouts of the Daesh militants in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan, leaving at least four militants dead. The provincial police commandment in a statement said the ....

  • US Navy orders 'operational pause' after collision

    Date: 2017-08-21 18:17:17 GMT - USA - World - SN:78 - ID:6955587

    WASHINGTON, Aug 21 (MENA) - The US Navy has ordered a worldwide "operational pause" of its fleet after a destroyer collided with a tanker near Singapore, leaving 10 sailors missing, BBC reported Monday. Five other sailors were injured in the ....

  • Barcelona terror suspect Younes Abouyaaqoub 'shot dead wearing suicide belt'

    Date: 2017-08-21 15:53:29 GMT - Spain - World - SN:67 - ID:6955378

    MADRID, Aug 21 (MENA) - Police in Catalonia have shot dead a suspect, believed to be Younes Abouyaaqoub, the probable driver of the van that killed 13 people on Barcelona’s Ramblas last week, as the manhunt zeroed in on him as the last remaining ....

  • Chadian prime minister visits Sudan

    Date: 2017-08-21 15:52:42 GMT - Sudan - World - SN:66 - ID:6955059

    KHARTOUM, Aug 21 (MENA) - Sudanese vice President Hassabo Mohammed Abdel Rahman welcomed Chadian Prime Minister Albert Pahimi Padacké at Khartoum International Airport today. Padacke will discuss during his three-day visit with Sudanese ....

  • 15 Taliban militants killed, wounded in Afghanistan

    Date: 2017-08-21 13:44:48 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:53 - ID:6954480

    KABUL, Aug 21 (MENA) - At least 15 Taliban gunmen were wounded and killed in clashes in Maidan Wardak Province in central Afghanistan, Khaama press agency reported quoting well-reliable sources Monday. In a statement, the sources said clashes ....

  • US Embassy to suspend issuing nonimmigrant visas in Russia starting from Aug. 23

    Date: 2017-08-21 12:18:40 GMT - Russia - World - SN:39 - ID:6954688

    MOSCOW, Aug 21 (MENA) - The US Embassy in Moscow is suspending nonimmigrant visa processing throughout Russia starting Wednesday because of Moscow's requirement to reduce its diplomatic staff to 455 people by September 1, the embassy said ....

  • China's PLA conducts military drills to strike awe in India as Doklam standoff continues, Chinese media claims

    Date: 2017-08-21 07:31:18 GMT - China - World - SN:8 - ID:6954145

    BEIJING, Aug 21 (MENA) - The Chinese People's Liberation Army last week conducted live-fire drills that saw the use of tanks and helicopters, according the state-run daily Global Times. The English-language hawkish daily referred to a China ....

  • 11 Chinese tourists injured in Thailand bus accident

    Date: 2017-08-21 07:12:55 GMT - China - World - SN:6 - ID:6954144

    BEIJING, Aug 21 (MENA) - Eleven Chinese tourists and three Thais were injured after a pick-up truck crashed into a van carrying Chinese tourists at 16:30 local time on Sunday in Chiang Mai province of northern Thailand, Xinhua news agency reported. ....

  • Five sailors injured, 10 missing after US Navy destroyer collides with a merchant ship

    Date: 2017-08-21 07:06:18 GMT - USA - World - SN:5 - ID:6954113

    WASHINGTON, Aug 21 (MENA) - Ten US Navy sailors were missing and five were injured after the USS John S. McCain guided missile destroyer and an oil tanker more than three times its size collided near Singapore early Monday, The Washington Post ....

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