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  • US test successfully intercepts Ballistic missile

    Date: 2017-08-30 17:28:55 GMT - USA - World - SN:83 - ID:6969643

    NEW YORK, Aug 30 (MENA) - The United States conducted a missile-defense test off the coast of Hawaii and intercepted a medium-range ballistic missile, just days after North Korea’s bold missile test over Japan. The missile test was conducted by ....

  • Harvey hits US Louisiana

    Date: 2017-08-30 16:30:50 GMT - USA - World - SN:80 - ID:6969490

    WASHINGTON, Aug 30 (MENA)- Harvey made landfall again early Wednesday, roaring ashore in western Louisiana near the border with Texas as residents in the region brace for as much as 6 to 10 inches of additional rain. "Ongoing catastrophic and ....

  • S.Korea welcomes UN statement against N.Korea

    Date: 2017-08-30 14:09:32 GMT - south korea - World - SN:70 - ID:6969377

    SEOUL, Aug 30 (MENA) - South Korea welcomed the unanimously UN Security Council's "swift" action against North Korea, condemning its missile provocation. S.Korea underlined that it reaffirms the international community's strong will not to ....

  • 10 civilians injured in military operations in Afghanistan

    Date: 2017-08-30 13:16:33 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:61 - ID:6969193

    KABUL, Aug 30 (MENA) - At least 10 civilians were injured on Wednesday in military operations in Logar Province, east of Afghanistan. Logar Province spokesman Salim Saleh said two separate military operations were underway in Logar, according to ....

  • NATO rejects Taliban’s claim of downing helicopter

    Date: 2017-08-30 12:59:49 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:57 - ID:6969235

    KABUL, Aug 30 (MENA) - The NATO-led Resolute Support Mission in Afghanistan rejected claims by the Taliban insurgents regarding the downing of a coalition helicopter in central Logar province of Afghanistan, Khaama Press reported Wednesday. A ....

  • Police give all-clear after bomb threat at Canadian Embassy in Berlin

    Date: 2017-08-30 11:15:26 GMT - Germany - World - SN:45 - ID:6969056

    BERLIN, Aug 30 (MENA) - German police said they had given the all-clear after employees of the Canadian embassy in Berlin evacuated their building because they had received a bomb threat. The Canadian embassy alerted police of the threat at ....

  • OHCHR: Human rights violations indicate ‘policy to repress’ in Venezuela

    Date: 2017-08-30 11:03:17 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:44 - ID:6969012

    GENEVA, Aug 30 (MENA) - Extensive human rights violations and abuses have been committed in the context of anti government protests in Venezuela, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) reported Wednesday. ....

  • Worries about American racism just hit a record high under Trump

    Date: 2017-08-30 10:30:06 GMT - USA - World - SN:35 - ID:6968922

    WASHINGTON, Aug 30 (MENA) - In his wild post Charlottesville news conference two weeks ago, US President Trump assured us that race relations had not deteriorated during his time in office. “I think they've gotten better or the same,” he said, ....

  • BRICS not closed economic bloc - Chinese FM

    Date: 2017-08-30 09:11:37 GMT - China - World - SN:21 - ID:6968651

    BEIJING, Aug 30 (MENA) - Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi stressed on Wednesday that BRICS grouping is not a closed economic bloc but it is open to the other countries and it cooperates with all countries not only with their member states. In ....

  • Washington Post: N. Korea’s latest launch suggests it rejects US threats, offers to talk

    Date: 2017-08-30 09:10:29 GMT - USA - World - SN:20 - ID:6968663

    WASHINGTON, Aug 30 (MENA) - North Korea’s launch of a ballistic missile over Japan was unprecedented, but US President Donald Trump’s response Tuesday was not — a renewal of his warning that “all options are on the table.” His tough talk may only ....

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