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  • U.N. approves release of 2 ships detained for illegally dealing with N Korea

    Date: 2019-07-02 11:54:24 GMT - south korea - World - SN:35 - ID:8006286

    SEOUL, July 2 (MENA) - The UN sanctions committee on North Korea has approved the release of two ships detained for illegal ship-to-ship transfers of petroleum products to the communist state, Yonhap quoted the foreign ministry as saying ....

  • Japanese emperor confers with Saudi crown prince on bilateral ties

    Date: 2019-07-02 10:51:36 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - World - SN:29 - ID:8006169

    RIYADH/TOKYO, July 2 (MENA) - Japanese Emperor Naruhito discussed with visiting Saudi Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz on Tuesday means to boost Japanese-Saudi relations and cooperation in ....

  • Suicide bomber in Kandahar shot dead before attacking senior police officer

    Date: 2019-07-02 09:28:10 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:22 - ID:8006120

    KABUL, July 2 (MENA) - Security forces killed a suicide bomber moments before detonating his explosives at a senior police officer in Kandahar city, Khaama Press reported. Kandahar Police Chief Gen. Tadin Khan Achakzai said the suicide bomber ....

  • Trump says he would leave 'strong intelligence' in Afghanistan

    Date: 2019-07-02 08:30:00 GMT - USA - World - SN:17 - ID:8006020

    WASHINGTON, July 2 (MENA) - President Donald Trump said he would leave an intelligence presence in Afghanistan, though he has long hoped for a full withdrawal of US military presence from the country, The Hill reported. "I would leave very ....

  • Russian Aerospace Defense Forces successfully test new anti-ballistic missile

    Date: 2019-07-02 06:38:18 GMT - Russia - World - SN:9 - ID:8005882

    MOSCOW, July 2 (MENA) - Russian Aerospace Defense Forces have tested a new anti-ballistic missile at the Sary-Shagan training range in Kazakhstan, TASS quoted the Russian Defense Ministry as saying on Tuesday. "The new anti-ballistic missile, ....

  • Pro-democracy legislator: Protesters weren't vandalizing for fun. "They were angry."

    Date: 2019-07-01 18:58:05 GMT - Hong Kong - World - SN:82 - ID:8005597

    VICTORIA, July 1 (MENA) - Claudia Mo, a pro-democracy legislator in Hong Kong, said protesters who stormed into the Legislative Council building are angry and frustrated with their government, according to CNN. "They're not inside that ....

  • Pakistani PM voices optimism for stably economy

    Date: 2019-07-01 18:54:36 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:81 - ID:8005553

    ISLAMABAD, July 1 (MENA) - Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday said that Pakistan’s economy was moving in the right direction and assured the nation that the country will sail through this difficult period once the “tumor” is removed, ARY ....

  • Canadian police probe suspected hate crime against female Muslim

    Date: 2019-07-01 18:41:17 GMT - Canada - World - SN:78 - ID:8005554

    ONTARIO, July 1 (MENA) - Toronto police said an alleged assault at Canada's Wonderland last Thursday is being treated as a possible hate crime, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) reported on Monday. York Regional Police said the force's ....

  • Austrian, Italian presidents meet in Vienna

    Date: 2019-07-01 18:11:37 GMT - Austria - World - SN:76 - ID:8005492

    VIENNA, July 1 (MENA) - Austria's President Alexander Van der Bellen and Federal Chancellor Brigitte Bierlein received on Monday visiting Italian President Sergio Mattarella. During the meeting, the leaders discussed bilateral ties and ....

  • 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 ....

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