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  • Magnitude-4.8 earthquake hits in Georgia

    Date: 2016-07-12 17:14:11 GMT - Georgia - World - SN:102 - ID:5247461

    TBILISI, July 12 (MENA) - A 4.8 magnitude earthquake hit eastern Georgia on Tuesday afternoon, Tass reported. The earthquake epicenter was located 55 km from Tbilisi, the national seismological center said. "The epicenter is located in an ....

  • US election 2016: Bernie Sanders endorses Hillary Clinton

    Date: 2016-07-12 16:45:20 GMT - USA - World - SN:100 - ID:5247473

    WASHINGTON, July 12 (MENA) - Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has received an endorsement from her former rival Bernie Sanders, BBC reported on Tuesday. The Vermont senator and former Democratic presidential candidate ....

  • Ghani expects Pakistan act against pro-violence groups in Afghanistan

    Date: 2016-07-12 16:27:50 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:99 - ID:5247449

    KABUL, July 12 (MENA) - Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has said the Afghan government expects Pakistan to act against the militant groups using its soil to pursue violence in Afghanistan, Khaama Press reported on Tuesday. Speaking during ....

  • Iran, Bulgaria agree on nuclear cooperation

    Date: 2016-07-12 14:56:09 GMT - Bulgaria - World - SN:88 - ID:5246817

    SOFIA, July 12 (MENA) - Iranian and Bulgarian officials have agreed to exchange experience in nuclear energy, the Bulgarian Sofia News Agency quoted a cabinet statement as saying Tuesday. The announcement comes after a meeting of Bulgarian Energy ....

  • Carter arrives in Afghanistan on unannounced visit

    Date: 2016-07-12 14:22:05 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:84 - ID:5246413

    KABUL, July 12 (MENA) - US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter arrived here Tuesday on an unannounced visit to Afghanistan for talks with Afghan officials and senior military leaders. Carter is set to meet with Afghani President Ashraf Ghani, Chief ....

  • Kremlin: Putin may meet Kerry this week

    Date: 2016-07-12 12:51:39 GMT - Russia - World - SN:63 - ID:5245613

    MOSCOW, July 12 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin may receive US Secretary of State John Kerry during his two-day visit to Moscow, scheduled to start on Thursday, Russia Today TV channel quoted Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov as saying on ....

  • Kremlin: Moscow, London interested in restoring bilateral relations

    Date: 2016-07-12 12:36:48 GMT - Russia - World - SN:61 - ID:5245617

    MOSCOW, July 12 (MENA) - Moscow and London are both interested in restoring bilateral relations, TASS news agency quoted Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov as saying on Tuesday. "It is hard to say for now," Peskov said answering a question on ....

  • Kerry visits Russia Thursday -- Russian Foreign Ministry

    Date: 2016-07-12 12:32:16 GMT - Russia - World - SN:58 - ID:5244957

    MOSCOW, July 12 (MENA) - US State Secretary John Kerry will pay a working visit to Moscow on July 14-15, the Russian Foreign Ministry announced on Tuesday, expressing hope for improving relations. Kerry will hold with Russian Foreign Minister ....

  • UN concerned over increased fighting in Aleppo

    Date: 2016-07-12 11:09:37 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:35 - ID:5243929

    GENEVA, July 12 (MENA) - The United Nations said on Tuesday it was deeply concerned about increased fighting in and around the Syrian city of Aleppo and called for humanitarian aid access and the safe and rapid evacuation of civilians, according to ....

  • David Cameron chairs final cabinet as UK prime minister

    Date: 2016-07-12 10:00:36 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:27 - ID:5244065

    LONDON, July 12 (MENA) - UK Prime Minister David Cameron has been chairing his final cabinet meeting as prime minister as Theresa May prepares to take over, the BBC reported Tuesday. May had been expecting a nine-week Conservative leadership ....

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