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  • At least 27 killed in Italy train collision

    Date: 2016-07-13 09:02:33 GMT - Italy - World - SN:22 - ID:5249733

    ROME, July 13 (MENA) - Two passenger trains collided head-on Tuesday morning in a rural area of southeastern Italy, killing at least 27 people, CNN reported. Pictures from the scene in the Puglia region showed both trains were on the same track ....

  • 4 dead, 6 rescued after migrant boat overturns Off

    Date: 2016-07-13 08:51:40 GMT - Greece - World - SN:20 - ID:5249557

    ATHENS, July 13 (MENA) - Authorities recovered the bodies of four people, including two children, and rescued six people after a boat carrying migrants overturned off the coast of the eastern Aegean island of Lesbos Wednesday, ABC news ....

  • China denounces Washington's statement on int'l tribunal in South China Sea

    Date: 2016-07-13 07:10:54 GMT - China - World - SN:9 - ID:5249017

    BEIJING, July 13 (MENA) - China has strongly denounced that statement released by the US Department of State in which it said the international tribunal is binding to both China and Philippines as the court has sided unequivocally with the ....

  • Kerry holds phone discussions with African leaders on S. Sudan

    Date: 2016-07-12 22:14:44 GMT - USA - World - SN:123 - ID:5248421

    WASHINGTON, July 12 (MENA) - The US State Department on Tuesday welcomed the announcement of a unilateral ceasefire that takes effect in some parts of South Sudan, Spokesperson John Kirby told a press briefing. US State Secretary John Kerry made ....

  • EU says new Israeli law risks undermining democracy

    Date: 2016-07-12 21:46:17 GMT - Israel - World - SN:121 - ID:5248469

    GAZA CITY, July 12 (MENA) - The European Union on Tuesday criticized a new Israeli law that increases regulation of many human rights organizations, saying it risks "undermining" Israel's democratic ideals, the ABC News reported. The law, passed ....

  • Kremlin says woman could become president of Russia

    Date: 2016-07-12 21:14:45 GMT - Russia - World - SN:118 - ID:5248137

    MOSCOW, July 12 (MENA) - Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Tuesday a woman could be the president of Russia, which is in line with the country's constitution, Sputnik reported. The spokesman noted that there were many women already working in ....

  • Washington aware of Egypt's keenness to contribute to achieving two-state solution - spokesman

    Date: 2016-07-12 20:55:00 GMT - USA - World - SN:117 - ID:5248333

    WASHINGTON, July 12 (MENA) - US State Department spokesman John Kirby said Tuesday the US is aware of Egypt's keenness to contribute to finding a way leading to a two-state solution between the Palestinians and Israelis. In statements, Kirby ....

  • US-led coalition launches deadliest single attack on Daesh in Fallujah

    Date: 2016-07-12 18:15:27 GMT - USA - World - SN:106 - ID:5247493

    WASHINGTON, July 12 (MENA) - Coalition aircraft pummeled Daesh convoys as they fled advancing Iraqi forces in Fallujah, killing 348 militants and destroying more than 200 vehicles, USA Today reported. A surveillance drone dispatched to the area ....

  • G20 labor meeting kicks off in Beijing, Egypt takes part

    Date: 2016-07-12 17:33:26 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:103 - ID:5247005

    CAIRO, July 12 (MENA) - The G20 Labor and Employment Ministers Meeting kicked off in China's Beijing on Tuesday with the participation of Egypt. Leading Egypt's delegation to the meeting, Manpower Minister Mohamed Saafan will address the ....

  • 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 ....

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