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  • 58 Taliban militants killed, wounded in eastern Afghanistan operations

    Date: 2019-07-08 13:22:40 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:55 - ID:8015173

    KABUL, July 8 (MENA) - Security forces conducted several military operations in the eastern Afghanistan province of Logar, inflicting heavy losses on Taliban militants. The Ministry of Interior said in a statement that the security forces killed ....

  • UN rights chief 'shocked' by conditions at US migrant detention centres

    Date: 2019-07-08 12:53:37 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:52 - ID:8015182

    GENEVA, July 8 (MENA) - The UN human rights chief said Monday that she was "deeply shocked" by conditions under which migrants and refugees are held at US detention centres, following reports of severe overcrowding and disease-ridden cells. "As a ....

  • EU works for European candidate at IMF - senior official

    Date: 2019-07-08 12:45:14 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:50 - ID:8015193

    BRUSSELS, July 8 (MENA) – The European Union wants to have a European candidate to replace Christine Lagarde at the helm of the International Monetary Fund, a senior EU official said on Monday. Euro News quoted the official as saying that: “There ....

  • Trump says UK ambassador 'has not served the UK well' after leaked cables call President 'inept'

    Date: 2019-07-08 09:10:13 GMT - USA - World - SN:20 - ID:8014610

    WASHINGTON, July 8 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump said Sunday the United Kingdom's ambassador to the United States "has not served the UK well," after the ambassador called Trump "inept" and "incompetent" in leaked diplomatic cables, CNN ....

  • Pompeo warns Iran of more sanctions

    Date: 2019-07-08 07:15:20 GMT - Iran - World - SN:13 - ID:8014489

    WASHINGTON, July 7 (MENA) - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Iran’s latest expansion of its nuclear program will lead to further isolation and sanctions. On Twitter, Pompeo said "Nations should restore the longstanding standard of no ....

  • Malaysian deputy PM starts visit to China

    Date: 2019-07-08 06:47:07 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:10 - ID:8014467

    KUALA LUMPUR, July 8 (MENA) - Deputy Prime Minister Wan Azizah Wan Ismail is to embark on a four-day official visit to China from on Monday to further bolster the bilateral relations between Malaysia and China, Bernama reported. The Malaysian ....

  • Venezuelan government, opposition to resume dialogue

    Date: 2019-07-08 06:32:19 GMT - Venezuela - World - SN:9 - ID:8014474

    CARACAS, July 8 (MENA) - The Venezuelan government and opposition have agreed to meet again for talks to overcome the political crisis facing them, the parties involved said on Sunday night. Venezuelan Communication and Information Minister Jorge ....

  • 27 persons killed after bus falls off India's Yamuna Expressway into canal

    Date: 2019-07-08 06:23:56 GMT - India - World - SN:7 - ID:8014468

    NEW DELHI, July 8 (MENA) - At least 27 people were killed and several injured after the bus in which they were travelling skidded off India's Yamuna Expressway and fell into a canal about 15 feet deep on Monday morning, India Express Newspaper ....

  • Poll: Trump approval rating rises to the highest point of his presidency

    Date: 2019-07-07 13:39:45 GMT - USA - World - SN:45 - ID:8013632

    WASHINGTON, July 7 (MENA) - Aided by a strong economy and perceptions that he has dealt with it effectively, US President Trump’s approval rating has risen to the highest point of his presidency, though a slight majority of Americans continue to say ....

  • Responsibility of saving JCPOA lies with US: Russian lawmaker

    Date: 2019-07-07 10:01:11 GMT - Russia - World - SN:17 - ID:8013142

    MOSCOW, July 7 (MENA) - Iran's demands with regard to preserving the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action are reasonable, while the responsibility for saving the nuclear accord lies with the United States, Russian senior lawmaker Konstantin Kosachev ....

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