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  • Earthquake of 6.4 magnitude strikes west of Tonga: USGS

    Date: 2017-08-19 07:18:12 GMT - USA - World - SN:8 - ID:6951341

    WASHINGTON, Aug 19 (MENA) - An earthquake of 6.4 magnitude struck 500 km west of the Pacific island of Tonga on Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said. No immediate reports of any casualties or damage were available, Sky News channel ....

  • Venezuela's ousted chief prosecutor flees to Colombia

    Date: 2017-08-19 07:09:06 GMT - Colombia - World - SN:7 - ID:6951345

    BOGOTA, Aug 19 (MENA) - Venezuela's ousted Chief Prosecutor Luisa Ortega has fled to Colombia with her husband. Colombian migration authorities confirmed on Friday evening that Luisa Ortega Diaz and German Ferrer landed in Bogota aboard a ....

  • Floods Kill 10 People, displace 11,000 in China

    Date: 2017-08-19 06:43:00 GMT - China - World - SN:6 - ID:6951339

    BEIJING, Aug 19 (MENA) - Floods caused by a week of torrential rains have killed 10 people and displaced over 11,000 in the southern Chinese province of Guangxi, local authorities said Saturday. Heavy rain has lashed 23 counties since last ....

  • Russia takes resolute steps to prepare for Astana meeting on Syria

    Date: 2017-08-18 21:56:53 GMT - Russia - World - SN:84 - ID:6951239

    MOSCOW, Aug 18 (MENA) – Russia and other guarantors of the Astana process on Syria (Iran and Turkey) are taking proactive steps to prepare for another round of talks, Tass quoted the Russian Foreign Ministry as saying on Friday. "Russia and other ....

  • Steve Bannon resigns as White House chief strategist

    Date: 2017-08-18 20:39:55 GMT - USA - World - SN:80 - ID:6951218

    WASHINGTON, Aug 18 (MENA) – Steve Bannon resigned from his post on Friday as White House chief strategist after being forced out by US President Donald Trump and top members of his team, ABC News reported. White House press secretary Sarah ....

  • Roscosmos denies cooperation with North Korea in missile technologies

    Date: 2017-08-18 18:04:55 GMT - Russia - World - SN:72 - ID:6951085

    MOSCOW, Aug 18 (MENA) - Russian space agency (Roscosmos) denied its alleged cooperation with North Korea in missile technologies, TASS news agency reported on Friday. In a statement for Roscosmos, it said that Roscosmos and its affiliates do not ....

  • Huge fire breaks out near Barcelona Airport

    Date: 2017-08-18 18:04:13 GMT - Spain - World - SN:71 - ID:6951111

    MADRID, Aug 18 (MENA) - A huge blaze broke out near Barcelona–El Prat Airport this afternoon with reports the fire broke out near a warehouse, the Sun newspaper reported. Pictures quickly emerged on social media showing thick plumes of black ....

  • 1 person killed, another injured in stabbing in Germany

    Date: 2017-08-18 18:03:15 GMT - Germany - World - SN:70 - ID:6951072

    BERLIN, Aug 18 (MENA) - One person was killed and another injured in a stabbing incident in the German city of Wuppertal-Elberfeld Friday, ABC news reported. Wuppertal police are still searching for one or more suspects related to the ....

  • US Defense Secretary visits Ukraine in August

    Date: 2017-08-18 17:26:07 GMT - Russia - World - SN:64 - ID:6951051

    MOSCOW, Aug 18 (MENA) - US Defense Secretary James Mattis will visit Ukraine later this month, US Defense Department spokesman Eric Bahon announced on Friday. Mattis will meet Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and Defense Minister Stepan ....

  • 3 moroccans wounded in Barcelona ramming attacks

    Date: 2017-08-18 17:10:17 GMT - Morocco - World - SN:63 - ID:6950955

    RABAT, Aug 18 (MENA) - Sources at the Moroccan Foreign Ministry said on Friday that there are three Moroccans among the people injured in Barcelona car-ramming attack on Thursday. Wounded Moroccans include a child in a serious condition, Sky news ....

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