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  • Amnesty deplores “shameful” Iran’s execution of Tajiki

    Date: 2017-08-10 19:15:48 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:81 - ID:6939195

    BRUSSELS, Aug 10 (MENA) - Amensty International deplored the execution of a young Iranian man, Voice of America reported on Thursday. Following execution of Alireza Tajiki, who was arrested, convicted and sentenced to death as a child, Amnesty ....

  • Seoul mayor expresses hope to visit Pyongyang

    Date: 2017-08-10 18:13:05 GMT - south korea - World - SN:75 - ID:6939093

    SEOUL, Aug 10 (MENA) - Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon said Thursday he wants to visit North Korea's capital of Pyongyang as part of efforts to bolster exchanges between the two cities so as to contribute to improving inter-Korean relations and eventually ....

  • Boko Haram deploys most female suicide bombers in history

    Date: 2017-08-10 17:16:51 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:71 - ID:6939123

    LONDON, Aug 10 (MENA) – The Islamist militant group Boko Haram has deployed more female suicide bombers than any other insurgency in history, the BBC quoted a new report by researchers at West Point - a top US military academy. The report says ....

  • Iraq: Lawyers arrested for work in Daesh courts

    Date: 2017-08-10 16:57:00 GMT - Iraq - World - SN:69 - ID:6939088

    NEW YORK, Aug 10 (MENA) - Iraqi authorities have issued arrest warrants for at least 15 private lawyers since July 24, 2017, on charges of Daesh affiliation for their past work in Daesh courts, Human Rights Watch said Thursday. One senior judge ....

  • Russia to sign military cooperation deal with Niger

    Date: 2017-08-10 14:28:14 GMT - Russia - World - SN:56 - ID:6938746

    MOSCOW, Aug 10 (MENA) - Russia plans to sign a military cooperation deal with the Republic of Niger in West Africa, including interaction in the war on terror and measures to strengthen international security, according to a Russian government ....

  • Afghan forces conducted 45 ground operations, 10 airstrikes, leaving 51 militants dead

    Date: 2017-08-10 14:22:21 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:54 - ID:6938771

    KABUL, Aug 10 (MENA) - The Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) personnel conducted at least 45 ground operations and 10 airstrikes in the past 24 hours, leaving at least 51 militants dead. The Ministry of Defense (MoD) said the ....

  • IMO: Human smugglers forced 180 migrants to jump into the sea

    Date: 2017-08-10 13:17:21 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:47 - ID:6938539

    GENEVA, Aug 10,(MENA)- The International Migration Organization announced that human smugglers forced about 180 Somali and Ethiopian migrants to jump into the sea water near Yemen costs. The incident came one day after the smugglers have forced ....

  • Thai man sentenced to 21 years in prison for insulting monarchy

    Date: 2017-08-10 07:59:06 GMT - Thailand - World - SN:10 - ID:6938023

    BANGKOK, Aug 9 (MENA) - A Thai military court sentenced a man named Tara to 21 years in jail for insulting the country's monarchy, US Fox News reported. Last January, Tara was arrested on charges of uploading online six audio files critical of the ....

  • Japan threatens to intercept North Korean missiles targeting US' Guam

    Date: 2017-08-10 07:54:50 GMT - Japan - World - SN:9 - ID:6938020

    TOKYO, Aug 10 (MENA) - Japanese Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera said Thursday that Japan would be legally allowed to intercept any North Korean missile targeting the US island of Guam. Spokesman for the Japanese government Yoshihide Suga said ....

  • Russian spy plane flies over Trump's New Jersey golf club, DC area

    Date: 2017-08-10 07:04:34 GMT - USA - World - SN:6 - ID:6937997

    WASHINGTON, Aug 10 (MENA) - A low-flying Russian spy plane was spotted Wednesday over parts of Washington, D.C., and Bedminster, New Jersey, where US President Donald Trump is vacationing at his Trump National Golf Course - but the flight had been ....

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