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  • UN human rights expert to assess situation of migrants in Hungary

    Date: 2019-07-09 11:05:53 GMT - Austria - World - SN:29 - ID:8016478

    VIENNA, July 9 (MENA) - The independent United Nations Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants, Felipe González Morales, will visit Hungary from July 10 to 17. The Special Rapporteur will assess the country’s current laws, policies and ....

  • 5 Taliban militants killed in Afghan raid in Faryab

    Date: 2019-07-09 07:08:07 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:11 - ID:8016206

    KABUL, July 9 (MENA) - The Afghan Special Forces killed 5 Taliban militants including an Uzbek national in northern Faryab province, Khaama Press reported Tuesday. The 209th Shaheen Corps in a statement said the Special Forces conducted the raid ....

  • US Democratic candidate quits 2020 presidential race

    Date: 2019-07-09 06:34:06 GMT - USA - World - SN:9 - ID:8016173

    WASHINGTON, July 9 (MENA) - US Democratic Rep. Eric Swalwell has abandoned his uphill run for president and announced that he will instead seek a fifth term in the House, Los Angeles Times reported. Swalwell scheduled a news conference Monday in ....

  • Trump says he’ll no longer deal with UK ambassador

    Date: 2019-07-08 21:37:59 GMT - USA - World - SN:92 - ID:8016040

    WASHINGTON, July 8 (MENA) - President Donald Trump said Monday that the White House will no longer deal with British Ambassador to the US Kim Darroch after a series of leaked diplomatic cables revealed he told 10 Downing Street that the ....

  • 112 injured in medium-sized quake in Iran

    Date: 2019-07-08 18:47:13 GMT - Iran - World - SN:85 - ID:8015844

    TEHRAN, July 8 (MENA) - As many as 112 have been injured as a magnitude 5.7 earthquake jolted a town in southwestern Iran, ABC News reported. The semi-official ILNA news agency said seven out of the 112 people injured were hospitalized, and an ....

  • Russian PM approves joining Fund for Islamic Culture, Science, Education

    Date: 2019-07-08 17:38:24 GMT - Russia - World - SN:82 - ID:8015655

    MOSCOW, July 8 (MENA) - Russia's Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev approved on Monday his country's joining of the founders of the Russian Fund for Support of Islamic Culture, Science and Education. The Russian Legal Information Agency (RAPSI) ....

  • Migrants are people, not just a social issue

    Date: 2019-07-08 17:17:58 GMT - Vatican - World - SN:72 - ID:8015668

    VATICAN, July 7 (MENA) - Pope Francis of the Vatican has prayed for migrants in a special Mass, saying they are people and not just a social issue. The Mass, celebrated in St. Peter's Basilica on Monday, marked the sixth anniversary of the pope's ....

  • EU calls on Iran to respect nuke agreement

    Date: 2019-07-08 14:55:20 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:63 - ID:8015473

    BRUSSELS, July 8 (MENA) - The European Union on Monday called on Iran to respect the nuclear agreement it signed with world powers and backtrack on its decision to raise the level at which it enriches uranium beyond that allowed by a 2015 nuclear ....

  • 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 ....

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