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  • Explosion kills, wounds 41 near Kabul University

    Date: 2019-07-19 07:13:20 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:10 - ID:8030365

    KABUL, July 19 (MENA) - An explosion took place earlier Friday near Kabul University, leaving eight people dead and 33 others wounded, according to officials in the Ministry of Interior. Nobody or group has so far claimed responsibility for the ....

  • OFID winds up its 40th ministerial meeting

    Date: 2019-07-18 21:48:38 GMT - Austria - World - SN:87 - ID:8030246

    VIENNA, July 18 (MENA) – The 40th meeting of the ministers of OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) wounded up on Thursday. The meeting discussed OFID's general policies and future strategies to stimulate economic growth and lessen the ....

  • US sanctions five people, seven entities over Iran nuclear program: Treasury

    Date: 2019-07-18 20:43:28 GMT - USA - World - SN:85 - ID:8030226

    WASHINGTON, July 18 (MENA) - The United States imposed sanctions on Thursday on five people and an international network of companies the US Treasury said are involved in the procurement of materials for Iran’s nuclear program, Al Arabiya ....

  • Trump says US 'destroyed' an Iranian drone

    Date: 2019-07-18 20:26:02 GMT - USA - World - SN:84 - ID:8030225

    WASHINGTON, July 18 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump said a US ship "destroyed" an Iranian drone on Thursday, CNN reported. He said the drone came within 1,000 yards of the USS Boxer and ignored "multiple calls to stand down." Speaking at ....

  • EU fines chipmaker Qualcomm for ‘predatory pricing’

    Date: 2019-07-18 19:06:24 GMT - USA - World - SN:80 - ID:8030144

    WASHINGTON, July 18 (MENA) - In yet another European Union move against a US tech company, the bloc’s antitrust chief on Thursday fined chipmaker Qualcomm dlrs 271 million, accusing it of “predatory pricing” to drive a competitor out of the ....

  • UNHCR: 10.5 million refugees received health care in 2018

    Date: 2019-07-18 16:08:39 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:62 - ID:8029893

    GENEVA, July 18 (MENA) - Despite record levels of worldwide displacement and continuing refugee influxes, some 10.5 million refugees received health care through public health programs and through UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and other partners ....

  • UN condemns Italy's criminalization of migrant rescues

    Date: 2019-07-18 14:17:37 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:49 - ID:8029654

    GENEVA, July 18 (MENA) - The UN human rights committee expressed grave concern over the detention and criminal proceedings in Italy against the German captain of the migrant rescue vessel Sea-Watch 3. “Rescuing migrants in distress at sea is not a ....

  • Abe: Kyoto fire incident 'too appalling for words'

    Date: 2019-07-18 13:38:25 GMT - Japan - World - SN:45 - ID:8029606

    TOKYO, July 18 (MENA) - A fire caused by suspected arson in the Japanese city of Kyoto on Thursday was "too appalling for" words, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Twitter, offering condolences to the victims, Japan's NHK reported. At least 33 ....

  • 25 dead, dozens injured in suspected arson at Kyoto anime studio

    Date: 2019-07-18 11:53:05 GMT - Japan - World - SN:30 - ID:8029211

    TOKYO, July 18 (MENA) - A suspected arson attack on an animation production company in Kyoto left at least 25 people dead and dozens more injured on Thursday, The Japan Times reported. Japanese police said some people witnessed a man screaming ....

  • 20 Taliban militants killed in airstrikes in Kajaki, Ab-e Kamari districts

    Date: 2019-07-18 10:58:17 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:24 - ID:8029079

    KABUL, July 18 (MENA) - Afghan security forces conducted a series of airstrikes in Helmand and Badghis provinces, killing more than 20 Taliban militants, Khaama Press reported. The military officials said Thursday that airstrikes killed 20 ....

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