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  • Trump shuts down 2 councils amid wave of CEO departures

    Date: 2017-08-16 20:28:06 GMT - USA - World - SN:79 - ID:6948321

    WASHINGTON, Aug 16 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump announced Wednesday he is shutting down two jobs councils, amid a wave of resignations by executives in the wake of the president’s response to the violence in Charlottesville, Fox News ....

  • At least 6 dead in alleged gang attack on Guatemala hospital

    Date: 2017-08-16 19:13:40 GMT - Guatemala - World - SN:72 - ID:6948155

    GUATEMALA, Aug 16 (MENA) - At least six people were reported killed and five were arrested when Gunmen stormed one of Guatemala's largest hospitals attempting to free an imprisoned gang member, ABC news reported on Wednesday. Unknown number of ....

  • Russia condemns terrorist attack in Nigeria

    Date: 2017-08-16 16:42:47 GMT - Russia - World - SN:65 - ID:6948021

    MOSCOW, Aug 16 (MENA) - The Russian Foreign Ministry condemned a terror attack in Nigeria that left 30 people dead and over 80 injured. On Tuesday, three suicide attacks hit a refugee camp and a market in the village of Konduga near ....

  • Afghan government orders probe into controversial Balkh airport incident

    Date: 2017-08-16 13:56:49 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:45 - ID:6947757

    KABUL, Aug 16 (MENA) - The Afghan government has instructed a delegation to investigate the controversial incident that took place in the northern Balkh province inside the airport leading to the murder and injury of several people. The ....

  • Terrorism serious threat to Afghanistan, Pakistan: Ghani

    Date: 2017-08-16 13:01:02 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:40 - ID:6947600

    KABUL, Aug 16 (MENA) - Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani met here with Deputy Foreign Minister of Pakistan Tehmina Janjua, Khaama Press reported Wednesday. The office of the Afghan president said in a statement that President Ghani discussed ....

  • Spain rescues 339 migrants from 7 boats in Mediterranean

    Date: 2017-08-16 12:45:10 GMT - Spain - World - SN:38 - ID:6947596

    MADRID, Aug 16 (MENA) - Spain's maritime rescue service says it has picked up 339 migrants from seven boats trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea from Morocco, ABC News reported Wednesday. The rescue service says the migrants were taken by three ....

  • Two key Daesh leaders killed in Afghanistan

    Date: 2017-08-16 12:42:56 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:36 - ID:6947564

    KABUL, Aug 16 (MENA) - Two key leaders of Daesh terrorist group’s offshoot in Afghanistan, ISIS Khurasan, were killed during clashes with security forces in the eastern Nangarhar province, Khaama Press reported on Wednesday. The provincial police ....

  • UNICEF warns dramatic increase in violence in Central African Republic

    Date: 2017-08-16 09:29:15 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:14 - ID:6946996

    GENEVA, Aug 16 (MENA) - The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) warned on Wednesday that there are an estimated 600,000 internally displaced people and out of an estimated population of a little over 5 million in the Central African Republic ....

  • China eyes diplomatic settlement of North Korean crisis

    Date: 2017-08-16 07:36:31 GMT - China - World - SN:9 - ID:6946912

    BEIJING, Aug 16 (MENA) - China eyes settling the North Korean crisis via diplomatic channels. China's Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying said the situation on the Korean Peninsula is at a crucial juncture, we hope various parties can take ....

  • US envoy: Iran can’t use nuclear deal to hold world hostage

    Date: 2017-08-15 22:19:32 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:79 - ID:6946773

    NEW YORK, Aug 15 (MENA) - US Ambassador Nikki Haley says Iran should not be allowed “to use the nuclear deal to hold the world hostage.” Haley commented Tuesday after Iranian President Hassan Rouhani warned that the landmark 2015 nuclear ....

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