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  • Afghanistan: 13 Taliban militants killed in airstrikes on Bulcheragh district

    Date: 2019-08-03 09:03:21 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:15 - ID:8049941

    KABUL, Aug 3 (MENA) - The A-29 light attack planes of the Afghan Air Force pounded Taliban hideouts in northern Faryab province, killing at least 13 militants, Khaama Press reported Saturday. The 209th Shaheen Corps said in a statement the Afghan ....

  • India's police: 7 Maoists killed in Chhattisgarh encounter

    Date: 2019-08-03 08:45:29 GMT - India - World - SN:14 - ID:8049927

    NEW DELHI, Aug 3 (MENA) - Indian police said that seven Maoists were killed in a gunfight with security forces in Rajnandgaon district of Chhattisgarh Saturday, NDTV reported. The exchange of fire happened at around 6 am in the forest near ....

  • UN chief laments ending of Cold War-era disarmament treaty

    Date: 2019-08-03 08:32:13 GMT - USA - World - SN:13 - ID:8049868

    NEW YORK, Aug 3 (MENA) - UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres expressed his “deep regret” that the landmark Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty between the United States and Russia came to an end. In a statement issued by his ....

  • Russia puts out 84 Siberia wildfires

    Date: 2019-08-03 08:30:52 GMT - Russia - World - SN:12 - ID:8049862

    MOSCOW, Aug 3 (MEN) - Russian Defense Ministry's aviation has extinguished 84 wildfires on the territory of 113,000 hectares in Siberia in the last two days, the ministry's press service said. "Using Russian Defense Ministry's aircraft and ....

  • Venezuela ‘ready for battle’ if Trump imposes blockade: Maduro

    Date: 2019-08-03 08:23:08 GMT - Venezuela - World - SN:11 - ID:8049858

    CARACAS, Aug 3 (MENA) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said his country was “prepared for battle” if the US imposes a quarantine, and said his envoy to the UN would denounce the “illegal” threat before the Security Council, Russia Today channel ....

  • Venezuela government, opposition continue talks: Norway

    Date: 2019-08-03 08:20:55 GMT - Norway - World - SN:10 - ID:8049860

    OSLO, Aug 3 (MENA) - The government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and the opposition are continuing talks in Barbados to try to find ways to resolve the Latin American country's political crisis, the Foreign Ministry of mediator Norway said ....

  • Trump announces deal to expand US beef exports in EU

    Date: 2019-08-03 08:19:38 GMT - USA - World - SN:9 - ID:8049865

    WASHINGTON, Aug 3 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump announced an agreement to boost beef exports to the European Union, CNBC channel reported. Surrounded by trade officials and beef industry representatives at the White House, Trump signed a ....

  • Coroner says Gilroy gunman killed himself, contradicting police accounts

    Date: 2019-08-03 08:09:57 GMT - USA - World - SN:8 - ID:8049863

    WASHINGTON, Aug 3 (MENA) - A gunman who opened fire at a food festival in northern California, killing three and injuring 13, had taken his own life before police shot him, The Guardian reported, quoting a county coroner as saying. The finding ....

  • Venezuela denounces Trump's "illegal" blockade threat

    Date: 2019-08-03 08:08:19 GMT - Venezuela - World - SN:7 - ID:8049855

    CARACAS, Aug 3 (MENA) - Venezuela's Envoy to the UN Security Council (UNSC) denounced on Saturday US President Donald Trump's "illegal" blockade threat faced by his country. The move, which aims at drawing the council attention to US threats ....

  • N. Korea apparently not ready yet for nuke talks with US: Seoul official

    Date: 2019-08-03 08:01:08 GMT - south korea - World - SN:6 - ID:8049861

    SEOUL, Aug 3 (MENA) - North Korea does not appear ready yet for the resumption of its working-level nuclear talks with the United States, a senior Seoul official has said, amid concerns that its recent saber-rattling could dampen the mood for ....

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