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  • N. Korea fires 2 unidentified projectiles into East Sea: JCS

    Date: 2019-07-25 06:28:47 GMT - south korea - World - SN:9 - ID:8038159

    SEOUL, July 25 (MENA) - North Korea on Thursday fired two unidentified projectiles from near its east coast town of Wonsan into the East Sea, Yonhap news agency quoted South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) as saying. The North "fired one ....

  • Suicide attack targets ministry bus in Kabul

    Date: 2019-07-25 05:47:16 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:4 - ID:8038122

    KABUL, July 25 (MENA) - A suicide attack targeted a governmental bus in Kabul city earlier Thursday killing and wounding at least 15 civilians, according to Khaama Press. Nasrat Rahimi, a spokesman for the Ministry of Interior, confirmed that the ....

  • Sport Aston Villa sign Egypt winger 'Trezeguet'

    Date: 2019-07-24 14:02:51 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:47 - ID:8037286

    LONDON, July 24 (MENA) - The English team of Aston Villa have signed Egypt international Mahmoud Hassan, better known by his nickname ‘Trezeguet’, from Turkish side Kasimpasa, the newly promoted Premier League side said on Wednesday. Reports said ....

  • UK paper: Hunt turns down Johnson’s offer to be Defense Secretary

    Date: 2019-07-24 10:46:31 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:26 - ID:8036972

    LONDON, July 24 (MENA) - Boris Johnson offered Jeremy Hunt the job of Defense Secretary in his new Cabinet, The Sun reported. But Hunt turned the offer down because he saw it as a demotion. And he told the new PM he would accept nothing apart ....

  • Cypriot president to meet with UN Under-Secretary-General

    Date: 2019-07-24 10:13:14 GMT - Cyprus - World - SN:23 - ID:8036951

    NICOSIA, July 24 (MENA) - Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades will meet with UN Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Jean-Pierre Lacroix on Wednesday in Limassol, CNA reported Wednesday. Lacroix will also meet with the Special ....

  • S. Korea dismisses Japan's claim over Dokdo, vows stern response

    Date: 2019-07-24 07:53:32 GMT - south korea - World - SN:15 - ID:8036773

    SEOUL, July 24 (MENA) - South Korea's defense ministry on Wednesday dismissed Japan's renewed territorial claim to Dokdo amid military tensions over a Russian warplane's violation of its airspace near the easternmost islets in the East Sea, Yonhap ....

  • Taliban militants suffer heavy casualties in Special Forces raid in Uruzgan

    Date: 2019-07-24 07:43:28 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:14 - ID:8036787

    KABUL, July 24 (MENA) - The Afghan Special Forces inflicted heavy casualties on Taliban militants during an operation in Uruzgan province, Khaama Press news agency reported Wednesday. The Special Operations Corps in a statement said the Special ....

  • Trump, Iranian regime running out of options

    Date: 2019-07-24 07:39:18 GMT - USA - World - SN:13 - ID:8036774

    WASHINGTON, July 24 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump and his adversaries in Iran are inching closer and closer to the brink, Washington Post reported Wednesday. Both sides insist they don’t want war, but a series of escalations in the Gulf and ....

  • Four dead in rebel attack on Thai army base

    Date: 2019-07-24 07:36:54 GMT - Thailand - World - SN:12 - ID:8036780

    BANGKOK, July 24 (MENA) - Four people were killed in a late-night attack by suspected Muslim insurgents on a military outpost in Thailand's violence-wracked south, France 24 quoted authorities as saying Wednesday. The attack comes as anger ....

  • US Senate approves bill to extend 9/11 victims fund

    Date: 2019-07-24 07:27:32 GMT - USA - World - SN:11 - ID:8036731

    WASHINGTON, July 24 (MENA) - The US Senate gave final legislative approval to a bill ensuring that a victims' compensation fund related to the September 11 attacks never runs out of money, Voice of America reported. The 97-2 vote sends the bill to ....

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