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  • Over 200 protesters arrested during Kavanaugh hearings

    Date: 2018-09-07 09:15:03 GMT - USA - World - SN:19 - ID:7566136

    WASHINGTON, Sept 7 (MENA) - Capitol Police have arrested more than 200 people over three days this week amid protests surrounding Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation hearings, reported the Hill newspaper on Friday. Sixty-nine ....

  • At least 16 killed in Japan after powerful earthquake

    Date: 2018-09-07 07:29:42 GMT - Japan - World - SN:10 - ID:7565955

    TOKYO, Sept 7 (MENA) - Searchers used dogs, backhoes and shovels to dig through mud and debris on Friday looking for survivors beneath the landslides caused by a powerful earthquake in northern Japan that left at least 16 people dead or presumed ....

  • Mattis makes surprise visit to Afghanistan

    Date: 2018-09-07 07:24:02 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:9 - ID:7565949

    KABUL, Sept 7 (MENA) - US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis arrived in Kabul on Friday to meet the new commander of NATO troops in Afghanistan and discuss progress on talks with the Taliban, despite deteriorating security and turmoil within the Afghan ....

  • Russian special forces train to fight pirates during Mediterranean drills

    Date: 2018-09-07 07:06:53 GMT - Russia - World - SN:8 - ID:7565929

    MOSCOW, Sept 7 (MENA) - Units of Russia’s Special Operations Forces took part in major drills of the Navy and the Aerospace Forces in the Mediterranean, and trained how to fight pirates and release hostages, the Defense Ministry told reporters on ....

  • 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 ....

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