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  • Afghan Special Forces destroy large depot of Taliban munitions in Logar

    Date: 2019-08-15 07:43:26 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:7 - ID:8063844

    KABUL, Aug 15 (MENA) - The Afghan Special Forces destroyed a large depot of the munitions of Taliban group during an operation in Logar province, Khaama Press reported Thursday. The Special Operations Corps said in a statement that the Special ....

  • Syria safe zone agreement with Turkey will come in 'stages': Pentagon

    Date: 2019-08-15 07:42:43 GMT - USA - World - SN:6 - ID:8063793

    WASHINGTON, Aug 15 (MENA) - An agreement between the United States and Turkey to establish a safe zone in northwest Syria will be implemented gradually, with some operations beginning soon, France 24 reported Thursday quoting a Pentagon ....

  • Six police officers injured by gunman in ongoing shooting situation in Philadelphia

    Date: 2019-08-14 22:42:39 GMT - USA - World - SN:43 - ID:8063726

    WASHINGTON , Aug 14 (MENA) - Police swarmed a North Philadelphia neighborhood where six officers were wounded Wednesday in a gun battle and standoff with a gunman, a federal law enforcement source told CNN. The injuries were all non-life ....

  • Powerful typhoon to hit western Japan, could disrupt holiday traffic

    Date: 2019-08-14 20:01:17 GMT - Japan - World - SN:38 - ID:8063656

    TOKYO, Aug 14 (MENA) - Powerful Typhoon Krosa is set to make landfall in western Japan on Thursday, with the national weather agency warning of potential record rainfall, mudslides and floods across a wide area of the country's Pacific coast, Kyodo ....

  • US urges caution in travel advisory for Hong Kong travelers

    Date: 2019-08-14 18:56:51 GMT - USA - World - SN:37 - ID:8063559

    WASHINGTON, Aug 14 (MENA) - The US State Department issued a travel advisory Wednesday for Hong Kong, urging “increased caution” due to the ongoing civil unrest, The New York Post reported. Flights resumed Wednesday at Hong Kong’s airport after ....

  • India floods kill more than 270, displace one million

    Date: 2019-08-14 17:27:16 GMT - India - World - SN:33 - ID:8063542

    NEW DELHI, Aug 14 (MENA) - Floods and landslides have killed more than 270 people in India this month, displaced one million and inundated thousands of homes across six states, authorities said on Wednesday after two weeks of heavy monsoon rains. ....

  • North Korean media: New US missiles in South Korea would trigger 'new Cold War'

    Date: 2019-08-14 16:31:05 GMT - North Korea - World - SN:29 - ID:8063469

    PYONGYANG, Aug 14 (MENA) - North Korea warned that the US would trigger a “new Cold War” and a mounting arms race if it decides to place new ground-launched, intermediate-range missiles in South Korea, The Hill reported. “The U.S. pointed out ....

  • Kremlin: Trump tells Putin new US envoy to Russia to be nominated soon

    Date: 2019-08-14 13:37:08 GMT - Russia - World - SN:23 - ID:8063308

    MOSCOW, Aug 14 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump said in a July 31 phone conversation with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin that a new US Ambassador to Russia would be nominated shortly, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov told ....

  • European Forum Alpbach 2019 opens in Austria's Tyrol

    Date: 2019-08-14 11:04:21 GMT - Austria - World - SN:16 - ID:8063057

    VIENNA, Aug 14 (MENA) - Meetings of the European Forum Alpbach 2019 kicked off at the level of the youth Wednesday in the Austrian city of Tyrol under the theme "Liberty and Security." Meetings at the level of senior officials and international ....

  • 16 Taliban militants killed, wounded; large weapons cache destroyed in Uruzgan

    Date: 2019-08-14 10:59:11 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:15 - ID:8063074

    KABUL, Aug 14 (MENA) - The Afghan Special Forces killed or detained at least 16 Taliban militants during separate operations in Uruzgan province, Khaama Press reported. The military officials said Wednesday that the Special Force killed 6 Taliban ....

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