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  • Taliban releases 42 army soldiers in Afghanistan's Jawzjan

    Date: 2019-07-04 08:15:49 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:14 - ID:8009047

    KABUL, July 4 (MENA) - Taliban group has released 42 Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers in northern Jawzjan province, an official said on Thursday. The soldiers had been captured by militants after an assault on Qush Tapa district three days ....

  • Facebook resolves day-long worldwide outages across Instagram, WhatsApp and Messenger

    Date: 2019-07-04 07:58:38 GMT - USA - World - SN:12 - ID:8009056

    WASHINGTON, July 4 (MENA) - Facebook says it has resolved an issue that caused its apps including Instagram, WhatsApp and Twitter to be down for several hours in a worldwide outage on Wednesday, The Daily Mail reported. 'Earlier today, some ....

  • One person killed, 5 injured in landslides after heavy rain in Japan's Kyushu

    Date: 2019-07-04 07:56:19 GMT - Japan - World - SN:11 - ID:8009038

    TOKYO, July 4 (MENA) - One person is dead and at least five people have been injured after mudslides and flooding in Kyushu, southwestern Japan. Police say one person is also missing. Some areas have seen 1,000 millimeters of rainfall since ....

  • Russia, US to hold full-format consultations on strategic issues in Geneva

    Date: 2019-07-04 07:42:43 GMT - USA - World - SN:10 - ID:8008986

    WASHINGTON, July 4 (MENA) - Russia and the United States reached an agreement to hold full-format consultations on strategic issues in mid-July in Geneva, Director of Russia’s Foreign Ministry Department for Non-Proliferation and Arms Control ....

  • 34 trapped workers at Canada's Nutrien Potash Mine rescued

    Date: 2019-07-04 07:42:27 GMT - Canada - World - SN:9 - ID:8008999

    OTTAWA, July 4 (MENA) - All 34 workers that had been trapped underground at Nutrien Ltd.’s Cory potash mine in Saskatchewan since Tuesday afternoon have been rescued, Bloomberg reported on Thursday. "All 34 employees have been safely brought to ....

  • 5.8 magnitude earthquake felt on northern Vancouver Island

    Date: 2019-07-04 07:15:50 GMT - Canada - World - SN:8 - ID:8009008

    OTTAWA, July 4 (MENA) - A 5.8 magnitude earthquake was recorded in the Pacific Ocean off of northern Vancouver Island on Wednesday night, CBC News reported. The quake struck at 9:30 p.m. local time around 204 kilometers west of Bella Bella, ....

  • 26 dead after boat sinks in Honduras

    Date: 2019-07-04 06:55:44 GMT - Honduras - World - SN:7 - ID:8008983

    TEGUCIGALPA, July 4 (MENA) - The Armed Forces in Honduras said that at least 26 people are dead after their boat sank in Caribbean waters off Honduras' eastern department of Gracias a Dios, Xinhua news agency reported Thursday. The boat, ....

  • Russia has ‘political will’ for arms reduction deal, but ball is in US' court – Putin

    Date: 2019-07-04 06:19:19 GMT - Russia - World - SN:6 - ID:8008951

    MOSCOW, July 4 (MENA) - Russia does not seek an arms race, only protection, President Vladimir Putin said shortly after suspending the INF treaty in a mirror response to the US, RT reported Thursday. Moscow is open to a new arms reduction deal, ....

  • Putin hails role of world parliamentary community in solving global problems

    Date: 2019-07-03 17:08:22 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:81 - ID:8008441

    CAIRO, July 3 (MENA) - The parliamentary community plays a great role in consolidating nations to solve global problems, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at the International Forum (Development of Parliamentarism). "A huge role in ....

  • Italy's Sassoli elected leader of EU Parliament

    Date: 2019-07-03 12:31:53 GMT - France - World - SN:49 - ID:8008060

    STRASBURG, July 3 (MENA) - David-Maria Sassoli, an Italian member of the Socialists & Democrats bloc, has been elected as the next president of the European parliament after two rounds of voting in the Strasbourg-based legislature, Ekathimerini ....

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