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  • Mumbai building collapse kills at least 21

    Date: 2017-08-31 16:36:35 GMT - India - World - SN:60 - ID:6970773

    NEW DELHI, Aug 31 (MENA) - At least 21 people have died and 21 others have been rescued after a building collapse in Mumbai, BBC reported. Rescuers say they will keep looking for survivors through the night. A six-storey building toppled over in ....

  • Russia FSB detains 2 Daesh terrorists plotting attacks in Moscow

    Date: 2017-08-31 13:19:39 GMT - Russia - World - SN:48 - ID:6970558

    MOSCOW, Aug 31 (MENA) - The Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) has detained Two Central Asia natives, who were preparing terrorist attacks in Moscow and the Moscow Region on September 1, the first day of the academic year, Sputnik News reported ....

  • Pak Court acquits 5 in Benazir assassination

    Date: 2017-08-31 11:40:56 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:37 - ID:6970455

    ISLAMABAD, Aug 31 (MENA) - A Pakistani anti-terrorism court on Thursday acquitted five people in the killing of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto and declared ex-military leader Pervez Musharraf an “absconder”, the BBC reported. Bhutto died in ....

  • Explosions, black smoke rising at chemical plant damaged in Hurricane Harvey

    Date: 2017-08-31 09:57:51 GMT - USA - World - SN:30 - ID:6970241

    WASHINGTON, Aug 31 (MENA) - A pair of explosions were heard early Thursday morning and black smoke was seen rising from a chemical plant near Houston compromised by flooding from Hurricane Harvey, ABC News quoted officials as saying. Arkema, ....

  • Roadside mine kills 3 police in Afghanistan

    Date: 2017-08-31 08:34:35 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:19 - ID:6970047

    KABUL, Aug 31 (MENA) - An Afghan official said a roadside mine has killed three police officers in western Farah province, ABC News reported on Thursday. Mohammad Naser Mehri, spokesman for the provincial governor, said today the mine was ....

  • 7 killed in Mumbai building collapse, 25 others possibly trapped

    Date: 2017-08-31 08:06:48 GMT - India - World - SN:17 - ID:6970045

    NEW DELHI, Aug 31 (MENA) - A five-story building collapsed in India's financial capital of Mumbai, killing seven people and injuring 13 others on Thursday, after torrential rains lashed the country's west, CBC news reported. Another 25 people are ....

  • Britain's May visits Japanese warship before talks with Abe

    Date: 2017-08-31 07:24:57 GMT - Japan - World - SN:14 - ID:6970026

    TOKYO, Aug 31 (MENA) - British Prime Minister Theresa May visited a Japanese warship Thursday to underscore her country's deepening security ties with Japan, ABC news reported. May and Japanese Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera boarded the Izumo ....

  • 21 people hurt in Polish train collision

    Date: 2017-08-31 06:26:20 GMT - Poland - World - SN:11 - ID:6969982

    WARSAW, Aug 31 (MENA) - A passenger train hit a cargo train at a railway station Wednesday evening in northern Poland, injuring 21 people but causing no deaths, authorities were quoted by ABC News as saying. Seven of the passenger train's 11 ....

  • Building collapse traps people in Mumbai

    Date: 2017-08-31 06:19:51 GMT - India - World - SN:10 - ID:6969972

    NEW DELHI, Aug 31 (MENA) - Rescuers are searching for at least 30 people feared trapped in a building collapse in Mumbai, the BBC reported. Local reports say a five-storey building in India's financial capital toppled early on Thursday. The ....

  • New Russian amb. in Washington calls for resumed military contacts

    Date: 2017-08-31 06:19:00 GMT - USA - World - SN:9 - ID:6969954

    WASHINGTON, Aug 31 (MENA) - Russia’s new ambassador in Washington Anatoly Antonov said Moscow and Washington should re-establish direct contacts between their military and foreign policy chiefs, the US-funded Radio Sawa reported. "The time has ....

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