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  • At least 16 dead, 50 missing as heavy rains continue to lash western Japan

    Date: 2018-07-07 08:45:56 GMT - Japan - International - SN:1 - ID:7477103

    The death toll from heavy rains across a wide swath of western Japan rose to at least 16 by Saturday morning, after three more victims killed in mudslides were found in Ehime Prefecture. At least 50 people remained missing, The Japan Times ....

  • Netherlands expels two Iranian embassy staff

    Date: 2018-07-06 16:55:17 GMT - Netherlands - International - SN:11 - ID:7476631

    The Netherlands has expelled two Iranian embassy staff, RadioFarda quoted the Dutch Intelligence service AIVD as saying on Friday. "We can confirm that the Netherlands has expelled two persons accredited to the Iranian embassy," a spokesperson ....

  • Kremlin refutes reports that pro-Iranian pullout from Syria will top Putin-Trump talks

    Date: 2018-07-06 13:30:20 GMT - Russia - International - SN:10 - ID:7476314

    Russian Presidential Spokesman Dmitry Peskov has repudiated media reports, which claimed that the withdrawal of pro-Iranian forces from Syria would top the agenda of a meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart Donald ....

  • Japanese FM attends Egyptian embassy celebration of July 23 Rev.

    Date: 2018-07-06 12:58:25 GMT - Egypt - International - SN:9 - ID:7476240

    Japan's Foreign Minister Taro Kono took part, as a guest of honor representing the Japanese government, in a celebration held by the Egyptian embassy in Tokyo to mark the anniversary of the July 23 Revolution. Addressing the celebration, Egypt's ....

  • Trump to be met by protests during UK visit - paper

    Date: 2018-07-06 09:45:55 GMT - United Kingdom - International - SN:4 - ID:7475889

    Campaign groups and trade unions have organised a schedule of protests to follow US President Donald Trump on his visit to the UK next week, including a six meter angry baby balloon that will fly over Westminster from Parliament Square, The Guardian ....

  • Trump announces resignation of environment chief over scandals

    Date: 2018-07-06 08:15:38 GMT - USA - International - SN:1 - ID:7475750

    US President Donald Trump on Thursday announced the departure of his environment chief, Scott Pruitt, who faced ever-growing scandals over his spending and conduct in office, CBS announced. “I have accepted the resignation of Scott Pruitt as the ....

  • US navy ready to protect navigation in Gulf

    Date: 2018-07-05 15:33:16 GMT - USA - International - SN:15 - ID:7475113

    The US Central Command stressed on Thursday the readiness of the US navy to safeguard the freedom of navigation and the free flow of commerce in the Arab Gulf. Washington, alongside its allies, will protect the regional security, American channel ....

  • Minor earthquake jolts Lebanon

    Date: 2018-07-05 08:24:52 GMT - Lebanon - International - SN:4 - ID:7474128

    A 4.3 magnitude-earthquake hit Lebanon late Wednesday night, residents and local media reported. People living in areas across the country, including Beirut, south Lebanon, Bekaa and Mount Lebanon felt the minor tremor in the evening, according ....

  • Extreme heat wave in Canada claims at least 19 lives – reports

    Date: 2018-07-05 07:52:52 GMT - Canada - International - SN:1 - ID:7474071

    Extreme heat and humidity has blanketed eastern and central Canada, the national broadcaster CBC said. The heatwave is reportedly responsible for 14 deaths in Montreal and five in the Eastern Townships, a rural area just east of the ....

  • Macron pays two-day official visit to Mauritania

    Date: 2018-07-02 14:33:04 GMT - Mauritania - International - SN:10 - ID:7469950

    French President Emmanuel Macron arrived here on Monday on an official two-day visit. The French president was received by his Mauritanian counterpart Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz at Nouakchott–Oumtounsy International Airport. Macron is expected ....

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