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  • Knife attack in Russia's Surgut wounds eight persons

    Date: 2017-08-19 09:07:45 GMT - Russia - World - SN:20 - ID:6951529

    MOSCOW, Aug 19 (MENA) - Eight persons were injured after being stabbed in the Russian city of Surgut, Russia Today channel reported Saturday. The channel did not mention further details. (MENA) I S N/A S E ....

  • Finnish police: stabbing investigated as possible terrorism

    Date: 2017-08-19 09:05:06 GMT - Finland - World - SN:18 - ID:6951478

    HELSINKI, Aug 19 (MENA) - Finnish police say a stabbing in the western Finland city of Turku that killed two people and wounded eight is being investigated as murder with possible terrorist intent, the National Post newspaper reported. The ....

  • Car ploughs into pedestrians in Sydney, injuries reported

    Date: 2017-08-19 08:51:45 GMT - Australia - World - SN:15 - ID:6951388

    CANBERRA, Aug 19 (MENA) - Several people were injured in Sydney after a car ploughed into pedestrians in a crowded street, Russia Today channel reported Saturday. The channel did not give further details. (MENA) I S N/A S E ....

  • Spain police find traces of TATP at Barcelona attackers' bomb factory

    Date: 2017-08-19 07:40:48 GMT - Spain - World - SN:12 - ID:6951400

    MADRID, Aug 19 (MENA) - According to an initial assessment, traces of the powerful explosive TATP were found at the ruins of the suspected bomb factory used by the Barcelona attack cell. TATP is made by adding an acid to a mixture of acetone and ....

  • N.Korea claims its nuke weapons pose no threat to countries other than US

    Date: 2017-08-19 07:28:05 GMT - south korea - World - SN:10 - ID:6951380

    SEOUL, Aug 19 (MENA) - North Korea said Saturday that any countries in the world will not come under threat of its nuclear attack, as long as they don't side with the United States' military action against the North, North Korean news agency Yonhap ....

  • US condemns ‘power grab’ by new Venezuelan assembly

    Date: 2017-08-19 07:20:13 GMT - USA - World - SN:9 - ID:6951379

    WASHINGTON, Aug 19 (MENA) - Condemning the assumption of legislative powers by the “illegitimate” constituent assembly, the US has said the “power grab” is designed to supplant the democratically-elected National Assembly with an authoritarian ....

  • Earthquake of 6.4 magnitude strikes west of Tonga: USGS

    Date: 2017-08-19 07:18:12 GMT - USA - World - SN:8 - ID:6951341

    WASHINGTON, Aug 19 (MENA) - An earthquake of 6.4 magnitude struck 500 km west of the Pacific island of Tonga on Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said. No immediate reports of any casualties or damage were available, Sky News channel ....

  • Venezuela's ousted chief prosecutor flees to Colombia

    Date: 2017-08-19 07:09:06 GMT - Colombia - World - SN:7 - ID:6951345

    BOGOTA, Aug 19 (MENA) - Venezuela's ousted Chief Prosecutor Luisa Ortega has fled to Colombia with her husband. Colombian migration authorities confirmed on Friday evening that Luisa Ortega Diaz and German Ferrer landed in Bogota aboard a ....

  • Floods Kill 10 People, displace 11,000 in China

    Date: 2017-08-19 06:43:00 GMT - China - World - SN:6 - ID:6951339

    BEIJING, Aug 19 (MENA) - Floods caused by a week of torrential rains have killed 10 people and displaced over 11,000 in the southern Chinese province of Guangxi, local authorities said Saturday. Heavy rain has lashed 23 counties since last ....

  • Russia takes resolute steps to prepare for Astana meeting on Syria

    Date: 2017-08-18 21:56:53 GMT - Russia - World - SN:84 - ID:6951239

    MOSCOW, Aug 18 (MENA) – Russia and other guarantors of the Astana process on Syria (Iran and Turkey) are taking proactive steps to prepare for another round of talks, Tass quoted the Russian Foreign Ministry as saying on Friday. "Russia and other ....

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