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  • UN concerned over India's move to revoke special status of Kashmir

    Date: 2019-08-06 10:33:38 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:36 - ID:8054182

    ISLAMABAD/NEW YORK, August 6 (MENA) - The United Nations expressed concern over India’s move to revoke the special status of Indian-occupied Kashmir (IoK), a UN-recognised disputed territory, Pakistan's Express Tribune reported. Pakistan strongly ....

  • N. Korea fires 2 short-range ballistic missiles: S. Korea's military

    Date: 2019-08-06 07:52:55 GMT - Japan - World - SN:15 - ID:8053897

    TOKYO, Aug 6 (MENA) - North Korea launched two projectiles believed to be short-range ballistic missiles into the Sea of Japan on Tuesday morning, South Korea's military said, with Pyongyang also condemning a US-South Korea joint military exercise ....

  • Typhoon hits southwestern Japan; 130 flights canceled

    Date: 2019-08-06 07:13:35 GMT - Japan - World - SN:14 - ID:8053902

    TOKYO, Aug 6 (MENA) - A strong typhoon made landfall on Japan's southwestern main island of Kyushu early Tuesday morning, leaving some people injured and disrupting transportation, Kyodo news agency reported. After touching down in Miyazaki city ....

  • Heavy rain leaves 8 dead, 8 missing in central China

    Date: 2019-08-06 07:12:05 GMT - China - World - SN:13 - ID:8053895

    BEIJING, Aug 6 (MENA) - Eight people have been killed and eight others remain missing amid heavy downpours and floods in central China's Hubei Province, Chinese news agency Xinhua quoted local authorities as saying on Tuesday. Heavy rain hit ....

  • 6 dead, 11 injured in fire at building in Southeast Delhi

    Date: 2019-08-06 07:04:33 GMT - India - World - SN:12 - ID:8053893

    NEW DELHI, Aug 6 (MENA) - Six people, including two children, have died and 11 injured in a fire that broke out at a residential building in southeast Delhi late last night, NDTV reported. The blaze in the four-storey building in Zakir Nagar, a ....

  • Taliban suffers heavy casualties in outskirts of Ghazni city

    Date: 2019-08-06 07:03:13 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:11 - ID:8053885

    KABUL, Aug 6 (MENA) - The Afghan forces have inflicted heavy casualties on Taliban militants in the outskirts of the provincial capital of Ghazni province, Khaama Press reported Tuesday. The 203rd Thunder Corps in a statement said the security ....

  • Trump announces total economic embargo against Venezuela

    Date: 2019-08-06 06:55:26 GMT - USA - World - SN:10 - ID:8053845

    WASHINGTON, Aug 6 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump on Monday announced the US would expand its existing sanctions against Venezuela with an executive order to impose a total economic embargo against the country, CNN reported. The embargo ....

  • Cheong Wa Dae convenes emergency meeting on N. Korea's rocket launch

    Date: 2019-08-06 06:50:10 GMT - south korea - World - SN:8 - ID:8053862

    SEOUL, Aug 6 (MENA) - Cheong Wa Dae said Tuesday it's holding an emergency meeting of security-related ministers to discuss North Korea's latest launch of unidentified projectiles, Yonhap news agency reported. Chung Eui-yong, head of the national ....

  • N. Korea fires unidentified projectiles into East Sea: JCS

    Date: 2019-08-06 06:48:59 GMT - south korea - World - SN:7 - ID:8053870

    SEOUL, Aug 6 (MENA) - North Korea fired unidentified projectiles into the East Sea on Tuesday, South Korea's military said, in an apparent show of force against the ongoing joint military exercise between Seoul and Washington, Yonhap news agency ....

  • Texas shooting death toll rises to 22 -- media

    Date: 2019-08-05 18:37:58 GMT - USA - World - SN:86 - ID:8053478

    WASHINGTON, Aug 5 (MENA)- Twenty two people were killed and more than two dozen were injured in a mass shooting at an El Paso shopping center on Saturday in Taxes, CNN reported on Monday. It was one of three major mass shootings across the US in ....

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