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  • Ecuador tremor: Magnitude 6.2 temblor felt in capital Quito

    Date: 2018-09-07 06:51:27 GMT - Ecuador - World - SN:4 - ID:7565911

    QUITO, Sept 7 (MENA) - A powerful earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.2 struck central Ecuador late Thursday, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said on Friday. It was centered in an area east of Guayaquil and north ....

  • South Korean leader sends message of sympathy to Japan hit by typhoon, quake

    Date: 2018-09-06 22:42:50 GMT - south korea - World - SN:91 - ID:7565824

    SEOUL, Sept 6 (MENA) - South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Thursday he hopes Japan will recover quickly from the aftermath of a devastating typhoon and a massive earthquake. According to Yonhap news agency, Moon said in a Twitter message ....

  • US, India sign military accord as Pompeo, Mattis hail strong partnership in New Delhi meeting

    Date: 2018-09-06 22:23:04 GMT - India - World - SN:90 - ID:7565821

    NEW DELHI, Sept 6 (MENA) - The US and India signed a major military communications agreement Thursday during a visit by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis to New Delhi, highlighting the growing partnership between the ....

  • Inside Israel’s secret program to back Syrian rebels - report

    Date: 2018-09-06 21:12:40 GMT - USA - World - SN:87 - ID:7565748

    WASHINGTON, Sept 6 (MENA) - Israel secretly armed and funded at least 12 rebel groups in southern Syria that helped prevent Iran-backed fighters and militants of Daesh from taking up positions near the Israeli border in recent years, according to ....

  • Severe floods kill 76 in North Korea: Red Cross, Red Crescent federation

    Date: 2018-09-06 20:09:41 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:84 - ID:7565803

    GENEVA, Sept 6 (MENA) - Red Cross volunteers in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) are searching for survivors in the aftermath of severe flooding that has killed 76 people in North and South Hwanghae provinces. According to the ....

  • 3 killed, 2 wounded in shooting at Cincinnati bank in Ohio, US police say

    Date: 2018-09-06 17:59:58 GMT - USA - World - SN:76 - ID:7565588

    WASHINGTON, Sept 6 (MENA) - Three people were killed and two others wounded in a shooting at a bank headquarters in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio, Thursday, police said, according to ABC News. Officers responded to a 911 call around 9:10 a.m. local ....

  • Taliban militants kill 8 policemen in Afghanistan

    Date: 2018-09-06 17:46:29 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:75 - ID:7565538

    KABUL, Sept 6 (MENA) – The Taliban militants have set on fire the dead bodies of at least eight policemen who were killed in an attack on a check post in northeastern Takhar province in Afghanistan, Khaama press agency reported on Thursday The ....

  • Military intervention in Libya worst option - Italian minister

    Date: 2018-09-06 17:28:59 GMT - Italy - World - SN:74 - ID:7565542

    ROME, Sept 6 (MENA) - A military operation in Libya would be the "worst possible" course of action and would lead to further instability in the turmoil-wracked country, Italy's Defense Minister Elizabetta Trenta said. "Military intervention in ....

  • Russian Navy's commander-in-chief inspects military drills in Mediterranean

    Date: 2018-09-06 08:05:57 GMT - Russia - World - SN:11 - ID:7564435

    MOSCOW, Sept 6 (MENA) - Commander-in-chief of the Russian Navy, Admiral Vladimir Korolyov, arrived in Syria to inspect the joint drill of the Russian Navy, naval aviation and the Aerospace Forces in the Mediterranean Sea, TASS reported on ....

  • Third Moon-Kim summit to be held Sept. 18-20: envoy

    Date: 2018-09-06 07:04:45 GMT - south korea - World - SN:7 - ID:7564386

    SEOUL, Sept 6 (MENA) - South Korean President Moon Jae-in will travel to North Korea from Sept. 18-20 for a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, Moon's special envoy said Thursday, one day after his trip to the communist state. "First, ....

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