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  • Russia establishing facts of Israel’s air attack on Damascus — Lavrov

    Date: 2019-07-01 13:44:28 GMT - Russia - World - SN:57 - ID:8004834

    MOSCOW, July 1 (MENA) - Russia is establishing the facts of the Israeli Air Force’s missile attack on Damascus, TASS quoted Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov as saying to journalists on Monday. "We are establishing the facts now. We do not ....

  • Hong Kong protesters try to storm parliament as tensions rise on China handover anniversary

    Date: 2019-07-01 10:51:20 GMT - Hong Kong - World - SN:33 - ID:8004493

    VICTORIA, July 1 (MENA) - Protesters have used a metal trolley and pylons to try to storm Hong Kong's Legislative Council building, smashing windows in a fresh wave of demonstrations that have plunged the Chinese-ruled city into political turmoil, ....

  • 7 Daesh militants killed in security operation in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province

    Date: 2019-07-01 09:25:28 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:26 - ID:8004402

    KABUL, July 1 (MENA) - Afghan Special Forces conducted an operation against Daesh militants in Nangarhar province in eastern Afghanistan. Military sources said Monday that the Special Forces conducted the operation in Achin district. The ....

  • S. Korean vice FM calls in Japanese ambassador to lodge protest over export restrictions

    Date: 2019-07-01 09:23:30 GMT - south korea - World - SN:25 - ID:8004400

    SEOUL, July 1 (MENA) - Vice Foreign Minister Cho Sei-young called in Japan's top envoy in Seoul on Monday to lodge a protest over Tokyo's decision to toughen restrictions on high-tech exports to South Korea, the Korean news agency Yonhap ....

  • Japan resumes commercial whaling after 3-decade hiatus

    Date: 2019-07-01 09:01:32 GMT - Japan - World - SN:21 - ID:8004403

    TOKYO, July 1 (MENA) - Japanese whaling fleets set sail Monday to hunt whales for commercial purposes for the first time in 31 years, a day after Tokyo formally left the International Whaling Commission. As an IWC member, Japan halted commercial ....

  • Taliban group claims responsibility for coordinated suicide attack in Kabul city

    Date: 2019-07-01 09:00:36 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:20 - ID:8004380

    KABUL, July 1 (MENA) - The Taliban group has claimed responsibility for a coordinated suicide attack in Kabul city, Khaama Press reported Monday. Taliban’s spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid claimed in a statement that the militants of the group ....

  • Japan hopes latest Trump-Kim meeting will help get nuclear and abduction talks moving again

    Date: 2019-07-01 08:19:21 GMT - Japan - World - SN:18 - ID:8004384

    TOKYO, July 1 (MENA) - Japan expects the latest meeting between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to move forward stalled denuclearization negotiations, Japan Times reported on Monday, quoting Prime Minister Shinzo ....

  • 2 dead, 9 injured in east China chemical factory blast

    Date: 2019-07-01 07:03:58 GMT - China - World - SN:14 - ID:8004287

    BEIJING, July 1 (MENA) - An explosion at a chemical factory in Bengbu, east China's Anhui Province, during the rescue of a worker trapped in a storage tank, has killed two person and injured nine others, Xinhua quoted the local emergency response ....

  • Texas plane crash: 10 killed in small plane accident at Dallas-area airport

    Date: 2019-07-01 06:52:41 GMT - USA - World - SN:13 - ID:8004270

    WASHINGTON, July 1 (MENA) - Ten people were killed on Sunday when a small, twin-engine airplane crashed into a vacant hangar during takeoff at a Dallas-area airport, USA Today reported. No one survived the crash at the Addison Municipal Airport ....

  • Unidentified object crashes in north Cyprus, no casualties

    Date: 2019-07-01 06:13:36 GMT - Cyprus - World - SN:9 - ID:8004247

    NICOSIA, July 1 (MENA) - An unidentified object that may have been a missile crashed north of the Cypriot capital, Nicosia, early on Monday, but no one was hurt on the ground, Cyprus Mail reported quoting Turkish Cypriot officials as saying on ....

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