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  • Four Afghan soldiers killed in helicopter crash in Ghazni city

    Date: 2018-08-10 12:13:53 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:30 - ID:7527420

    KABUL, Aug 10 (MENA) - An Afghan military helicopter crash landed in southeastern city of Ghazni, the capital of a province with the same name, during the daytime fighting between the Afghan forces and the Taliban fighters, ABC news reported on ....

  • Global-PRNewswire(1):Astellas Announces Acquisition of Quethera

    Date: 2018-08-10 11:11:42 GMT - Japan - World - SN:26 - ID:7527377

    Dear subscribers, following is a global bulletin published for PR ‎Newswire:‎ Astellas Announces Acquisition of Quethera Acquisition furthers Astellas' commitment to innovation in ophthalmology with addition of novel gene therapy program for ....

  • Rescue helicopter crashes in eastern Japan, 2 dead

    Date: 2018-08-10 10:58:17 GMT - Japan - World - SN:25 - ID:7527334

    TOKYO, Aug 10 (MENA) - A prefectural government rescue helicopter with nine people aboard crashed on an eastern Japan mountain on Friday, killing two of the passengers, the transport ministry and local government said. The identities of the two ....

  • Flash floods kill 23 in India's Kerala

    Date: 2018-08-10 10:18:44 GMT - India - World - SN:23 - ID:7527245

    NEW DELHI, Aug 10 (MENA) - Twenty-three people were killed in flash floods and landslides caused by torrential rain across the southern Indian state of Kerala over the past 24 hours. As the army and air force joined rescue operations in Idukki ....

  • Afghan, US military confirm ANDSF grip over Ghazni city

    Date: 2018-08-10 09:15:27 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:14 - ID:7527134

    KABUL, Aug 10 (MENA) - The provincial capital of Ghazni province and all other districts are under total control of the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF), the 203rd Thunder Corps Director of Operations Gen. Mohammad Alam Nejrabi ....

  • Clashes between Afghan government forces, Taliban erupt in Ghazni

    Date: 2018-08-10 08:13:12 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:12 - ID:7527021

    KABUL, Aug 10 (MENA) - Violent clashes erupted between Afghan governmental forces and Taliban movement in Ghazni province in the southeast of the Afghan capital, local sources said on Friday. The Kabul-Ghazni highway was closed after the ....

  • Russian PM: Imposing more sanctions is economic war

    Date: 2018-08-10 07:41:31 GMT - Russia - World - SN:9 - ID:7526968

    MOSCOW, Aug 10 (MENA) - Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said imposing more sanctions against Russia is a declaration of economic war, Sputnik news agency reported on Friday. The remarks came during answering a question on the effect of ....

  • Iran, North Korea seek closer ties amid US bans

    Date: 2018-08-09 16:41:04 GMT - Iran - World - SN:73 - ID:7526562

    TEHRAN, Aug 9 (MENA) - North Korea’s Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho highlighted his country’s cordial and historic relations with Iran, expressing satisfaction with growing bilateral relations amid US economic pressure on both states. In a meeting ....

  • Mahathir calls for more mutual understanding to avoid wars

    Date: 2018-08-09 11:00:28 GMT - Japan - World - SN:25 - ID:7525849

    TOKYO, Aug 9 (MENA) - Malaysia's leader called Thursday for more international exchange among young people as a way to prevent war and terrorism, as he received an honorary degree from a like-minded university in Japan, ABC news reported. The ....

  • Migrant boat sinks off Turkey killing 9

    Date: 2018-08-09 07:38:44 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:13 - ID:7525530

    ANKARA, Aug 9 (MENA) - Turkey's state-run news agency says a boat carrying migrants has capsized off the Turkish coast in the Aegean sea, killing seven children and two women, ABC news reported. Anadolu Agency says four other migrants were ....

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