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  • Amnesty decries burnings targeting Rohingya

    Date: 2017-09-14 19:46:40 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:85 - ID:6991455

    LONDON, Sept 14 (MENA) - Amnesty International says it has turned up evidence of an "orchestrated campaign of systematic burnings" by Myanmar security forces targeting dozens of Rohingya villages over the last three weeks. The advocacy group is ....

  • US sanctions seven Iranian individuals, two entities

    Date: 2017-09-14 19:28:07 GMT - USA - World - SN:84 - ID:6991443

    WASHINGTON, Sept 14 (MENA) - The United States on Thursday slapped sanctions on seven Iranian individuals and two entities, alleging involvement in either malicious cyber activities or enabling Tehran’s nuclear program, the New York Times newspaper ....

  • Turkish Airlines plane evacuated after bomb threat at Cologne Bonn airport

    Date: 2017-09-14 16:51:29 GMT - Germany - World - SN:78 - ID:6991321

    BERLIN, Sept 14 (MENA) - A Turkish Airlines plane was evacuated at Cologne Bonn Airport in Germany after a bomb threat. The plane had already begun to taxi on the tarmac when it was forced to make an emergency stop, The Independent reported. ....

  • Russian Defense Ministry confident relations with NATO will be restored

    Date: 2017-09-14 08:41:30 GMT - Russia - World - SN:20 - ID:6990000

    MOSCOW, Sept 14 (MENA) - Russia will restore the former format of relations with NATO, including within the Russia-NATO Council, in a couple of years, Russian Deputy Defense Minister Alexander Fomin said. He wouldn't want that cooperation ....

  • India sends relief materials for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

    Date: 2017-09-14 08:02:07 GMT - India - World - SN:15 - ID:6990003

    NEW DELHI, Sept 14 (MENA) - India on Thursday began Operation Insaniyat to provide humanitarian assistance to Bangladesh which is dealing with an influx of tens of thousands of Rohingya refugees fleeing the violence in Myanmar, The Times of India ....

  • Death toll among residents in nursing home rises to 8

    Date: 2017-09-14 07:58:14 GMT - USA - World - SN:14 - ID:6989999

    WASHINGTON, Sept 14 (MENA) - Hollywood Police are investigating the deaths of eight nursing home residents in Florida, where oppressive heat and humidity set in after hurricane Irma knocked out much of the power in the area, CNN network reported ....

  • Senate votes down bipartisan push for new US war authorization

    Date: 2017-09-14 07:25:35 GMT - USA - World - SN:10 - ID:6989919

    WASHINGTON, Sept 14 (MENA) - The Senate on Wednesday rejected a bipartisan push for a new war authorization against the Daesh and other terrorist groups, electing to let the White House rely on a 16-year-old law passed after the September 11 attacks ....

  • Tillerson arrives in London ahead of Libya, North Korea talks

    Date: 2017-09-14 06:21:46 GMT - USA - World - SN:1 - ID:6989889

    WASHINGTON, Sept 14 (MENA) - US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrived in London on Thursday ahead of a special summit hosted by British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson to discuss North Korea and Libya, ABC News reported Thursday. "[Tillerson] ....

  • Amid chaos of storms, US shows it has improved its response - report

    Date: 2017-09-13 22:50:24 GMT - USA - World - SN:88 - ID:6989635

    NEW YORK, Sept 13 (MENA) - The two massive storms brought death and suffering and damage that will be measured in the billions of dollars. They left millions of residents cowering in their homes to ride out pounding rains, and left evacuees — ....

  • Thousands evacuated from Moscow buildings over bomb threats

    Date: 2017-09-13 22:35:40 GMT - Russia - World - SN:87 - ID:6989607

    MOSCOW, Sept 13 (MENA) - Over 20 shopping centers, railway stations and universities had to be evacuated in Moscow, following warnings that they had been rigged with explosives. In total, 190 sites have been evacuated across 17 Russian cities ....

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