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  • 12 persons dead after bus falls into valley in northern Pakistan

    Date: 2019-07-12 09:19:56 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:18 - ID:8020827

    ISLAMABAD, July 12 (MENA)- Pakistani police announced on Friday that at least 12 persons were dead as their bus flipped over in a valley in Upper Kohistan, northern Pakistan. All victims belong to a single family, including six children, ....

  • Suicide bombing leaves 45 dead and wounded in Afghanistan

    Date: 2019-07-12 07:31:49 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:11 - ID:8020763

    KABUL, July 12 (MENA) - A suicide bomber attacked a wedding party in Afghanistan’s eastern province of Nangarhar on Friday, killing five people and injuring 40 others, reported ToloNews network. Spokesman for the governor of Nangarhar, Atahullah ....

  • Brazilian president considers appointing his son ambassador to US

    Date: 2019-07-12 06:58:25 GMT - USA - World - SN:6 - ID:8020723

    NEW YORK, July 12 (MENA) - Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has confirmed that he is considering offering his son, federal representative Eduardo Bolsonaro, the post of ambassador to the United States, reported Xinhua news agency on Friday. "I ....

  • France to tax Facebook, Google in spite of US trade threat

    Date: 2019-07-11 18:21:22 GMT - France - World - SN:92 - ID:8020403

    PARIS, July 11 (MENA) – The French Senate passed a bill on Thursday to impose a 3% tax on global tech companies with at least 750 million euros ($845 million) in worldwide revenue and digital sales totaling 25 million euros in France, Bloomberg ....

  • Russia, Bolivia believe meddling in Venezuela’s affairs is inadmissible: Putin

    Date: 2019-07-11 17:10:11 GMT - Russia - World - SN:88 - ID:8020412

    MOSCOW, July 11 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Bolivian counterpart Evo Morales have pointed to the inadmissibility of outside interference in Venezuela’s affairs and expressed hope that dialogue between the Venezuelan authorities ....

  • N. Korea changes constitution to make Kim Jong-un official head of state

    Date: 2019-07-11 14:16:02 GMT - south korea - World - SN:62 - ID:8019701

    PYONGYANG, July 11 (MENA) - North Korea has revised its constitution to stipulate that leader Kim Jong-un is the official head of state, Yonhap news agency reported on Thursday. The new constitution, revised in April's Supreme People's Assembly ....

  • Pakistan train crash kills at least 16, injures dozens

    Date: 2019-07-11 12:26:11 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:42 - ID:8019659

    ISLAMABAD, July 11 (MENA) - At least 16 people were killed and dozens more were injured when a passenger train smashed into a freight wagon parked on railway tracks in eastern Pakistan, Radio Free Europe quoted officials as saying. At least 78 ....

  • Around 30 Russian children will be evacuated from Iraq in August

    Date: 2019-07-11 12:15:00 GMT - Russia - World - SN:39 - ID:8019597

    MOSCOW, July 11 (MENA) - Around 30 Russian children of Russian citizens jailed in Iraq for terrorist activity will be in the last group that is planned to be evacuated from Iraq in August, Tass news agency quoted Russian ombudsperson for children's ....

  • Major fire breaks out at thermal plant near Moscow

    Date: 2019-07-11 11:00:01 GMT - Russia - World - SN:33 - ID:8019545

    MOSCOW, July 11 (MENA) - The Severnaya Thermal Power Plant in Mytishchi, near Moscow, has caught fire and a large number of fire-fighting units from the Russian Emergencies Ministry have been dispatched to the scene, a source in the emergencies ....

  • Russia calling on Iran regularly to abstain from escalating situation around JCPOA - Moscow

    Date: 2019-07-11 09:44:37 GMT - Russia - World - SN:25 - ID:8019362

    MOSCOW, July 11 (MENA) - Russia is calling on Iran regularly to abstain from taking steps able to escalate tensions around the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), known as Iran nuclear deal, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov ....

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