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  • US envoy calls for full declaration of N. Korea's nuclear weapons program

    Date: 2019-02-01 10:00:28 GMT - south korea - World - SN:29 - ID:7784208

    SEOUL, Feb 1 (MENA) - The US envoy for North Korea called on the regime Thursday to provide a full declaration of its nuclear and missile programs as a second bilateral summit appeared only weeks away, reports Yonhap news agency on ....

  • Two terrorists killed in encounter in Jammu & Kashmir

    Date: 2019-02-01 08:28:35 GMT - India - World - SN:15 - ID:7783950

    NEW DELHI, Feb 1 (MENA) - Two terrorists were killed in an encounter with security forces in south Kashmir district of Pulwama on Friday, Indian police said. Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Drabgam in Pulwama following ....

  • Militants killed in Afghan, coalition forces operations

    Date: 2019-02-01 08:27:03 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:14 - ID:7784011

    KABUL, Feb 1 (MENA) - Up to 46 militants have been killed during operations conducted by the Afghan and Coalition Forces in various provinces of Afghanistan in the past 24 hours, Khaama Press news agency reported on Friday. According to informed ....

  • Arctic-like temperatures across US blamed in at least 21 deaths

    Date: 2019-02-01 06:54:25 GMT - USA - World - SN:6 - ID:7783923

    WASHINGTON, Feb 1 (MENA) - Tens of millions of Americans braved Arctic-like temperatures on Thursday as low as minus 56 degrees Fahrenheit (minus 49 Celsius) that paralyzed the US Midwest and were blamed for at least 21 deaths, reported Al Hurra ....

  • Death toll in Brazil’s dam accident surpasses 100 people

    Date: 2019-02-01 06:49:20 GMT - Brazil - World - SN:5 - ID:7783920

    BRASILIA, Feb 1 (MENA) - The death toll from a dam accident in Brazil has hit 110 people, authorities said on Thursday evening, according to the Financial Times. As rescue efforts continue in Brumadinho, hopes are fading for the more than 230 ....

  • 47 migrants disembark in Italy

    Date: 2019-01-31 21:51:46 GMT - Italy - World - SN:80 - ID:7783807

    ROME, Jan 31 (MENA) – A total of 47 migrants, who were forced to remain on board the ship that rescued them off the coast of Libya almost two weeks ago, stepped onto dry land in Sicily on Thursday, Russia Today (RT) reported. The Sea-Watch 3, ....

  • Washington demands clarification on new European mechanism for trade with Iran

    Date: 2019-01-31 15:04:48 GMT - Germany - World - SN:45 - ID:7783104

    BERLIN, Jan 31 (MENA) - The US Embassy in Berlin called on the German authorities to make the new finance mechanism for European trade for non-dollar trade with Iran (INSTEX) available for it to get acquainted with the details of the new ....

  • Commanders among 15 rebels killed in Kunduz, Ghazni raids

    Date: 2019-01-31 14:15:06 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:44 - ID:7783098

    KABUL, Jan 31 (MENA) - At least 15 Taliban militants, including key commanders, have been killed during operations in northern Kunduz and southern Ghazni provinces. Five militants of the movement were also wounded, Pajhwok Afghan News quoted a ....

  • 14 Taliban fighters killed, injured in NDS operation in Kunduz

    Date: 2019-01-31 09:33:15 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:17 - ID:7782633

    KABUL, Jan 31 (MENA) - At least 11 Taliban members including their three commanders were killed in an NDS special forces operation in Khan Abad district of Kunduz, Tolo channel quoted NDS as saying in a statement on Thursday. Three other Taliban ....

  • Six people died each day attempting to cross Mediterranean in 2018 : UNHCR

    Date: 2019-01-30 10:39:08 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:21 - ID:7781217

    GENEVA, Jan 30 (MENA) - Refugees and migrants attempting to reach Europe via the Mediterranean Sea lost their lives at an alarming rate in 2018, as cuts in search and rescue operations reinforced its position as the world’s deadliest sea crossing, ....

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