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  • 1,400 killed, 2,200 injured in conflicts across 20 countries since 2014, says WHO

    Date: 2017-08-18 13:24:08 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:44 - ID:6950626

    GENEVA, Aug 18 (MENA) - The World Health Organization (WHO) said Friday that more than 1,000 attacks targeted health facilities and ambulances, as well as other facilities which provide health care and services for the population in 20 conflict-hit ....

  • 4th person arrested in connection to Spain attacks

    Date: 2017-08-18 13:14:20 GMT - Spain - World - SN:41 - ID:6950625

    MADRID, Aug 18 (MENA) - Catalan police announced on Friday that a fourth person was arrested in connection with the attacks in Barcelona and the resort of Cambrils that killed at least 14 people, ABC news reported. Police made the announcement on ....

  • 86 militants killed in military operations in Afghanistan

    Date: 2017-08-18 12:54:47 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:39 - ID:6950591

    KABUL, Aug 18 (MENA) - The Afghan National Defense and Security Forces conducted at least 41 airstrikes and 33 ground operations against the militants, leaving at least 86 of them dead, including fighters affiliated with Daesh group, Khaama Press ....

  • Spain's PM attends emergency meeting on Barcelona attack

    Date: 2017-08-18 11:56:47 GMT - Spain - World - SN:33 - ID:6950477

    MADRID, Aug 18 (MENA) - Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on Friday attended an emergency security meeting in Barcelona to discuss terror attacks that hit Placa de Catalunya. Spain's prime minister met on Friday morning with the interior ....

  • Death toll of Barcelona ramming attack rises to 14

    Date: 2017-08-18 11:45:42 GMT - Spain - World - SN:32 - ID:6950478

    MADRID, Aug 18 (MENA) - The Spanish authorities announced Friday that the death toll of Barcelona ramming attack rose to 14, while more than 100 others were wounded, the BBC reported. Canadian national Francesco Lopez Rodriguez, aged 60, was the ....

  • Police kill suspects after second van ramming in Cambrils of Barcelona

    Date: 2017-08-18 11:23:10 GMT - Spain - World - SN:29 - ID:6950473

    MADRID, Aug 18 (MENA) - Spanish police said Friday they have shot dead five suspected terrorists in the town of Cambrils in a second vehicle attack, hours after another in Barcelona killed 13 people and injured dozens. Police said the men were ....

  • South Korea strongly condemns ramming attack in Barcelona

    Date: 2017-08-18 09:48:48 GMT - south korea - World - SN:22 - ID:6950265

    SEOUL, Aug 18 (MENA) - The South Korean government strongly condemned Friday the ramming attack in Barcelona, Spain which took place on Thursday. Spokesman for the South Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs Cho June-hyuck said in a statement that ....

  • Malaysia sends its condolences to families of Barcelona attack victims

    Date: 2017-08-18 09:26:06 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:14 - ID:6950242

    KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 18 (MENA) - Malaysian Prime Minister Mohamed Najib Abdel Razak expressed Friday his deep condolences to the families of the victims of the run-over attack, which occurred Thursday evening in Barcelona, Spain. Abdel Razak ....

  • Mauritania denounces Barcelona attack

    Date: 2017-08-18 09:15:30 GMT - Mauritania - World - SN:13 - ID:6950240

    NOUAKCHOTT, Aug 18 (MENA) - Mauritania strongly condemned on Friday the terrorist attack that occurred in the Spanish city Barcelona on Thursday, which left 13 dead and countless others wounded. The Mauritanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs ....

  • Third person arrested in connection with Barcelona attack - police

    Date: 2017-08-18 09:14:38 GMT - Spain - World - SN:12 - ID:6950258

    BARCELONA, Aug 18 (MENA) - A third person has been arrested in connection with a suspected militant attack in the northeastern Spanish city of Barcelona on Thursday, Spanish police said on Friday. The Barcelona attack left 13 dead and more than a ....

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