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  • Moscow hopes Russian-US summit will give fresh impetus to bilateral ties

    Date: 2018-07-05 09:35:56 GMT - Russia - World - SN:19 - ID:7474088

    MOSCOW, July 5 (MENA) - Director of the Russian Foreign Ministry’s North American Department Georgy Borisenko said that Moscow expects the meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart Donald Trump to give a fresh impetus ....

  • Serbian defense chief rejects report on buying Russia’s S-300 missile systems

    Date: 2018-07-05 07:11:32 GMT - Russia - World - SN:5 - ID:7474016

    MOSCOW, July 5 (MENA) - Serbian Defense Minister Aleksandar Vulin refuted reports on Thursday that his country planned to purchase Russia’s S-300 missile systems, TASS news agency quoted the Serbian Defense Ministry as saying on its ....

  • Extreme heat wave in Canada claims at least 19 lives – reports

    Date: 2018-07-05 06:56:22 GMT - Canada - World - SN:2 - ID:7473980

    OTTAWA, July 5 (MENA) - Extreme heat and humidity has blanketed eastern and central Canada, the national broadcaster CBC said. The heatwave is reportedly responsible for 14 deaths in Montreal and five in the Eastern Townships, a rural area just east ....

  • UK counter-terror police investigate Amesbury substance after pair fall ill

    Date: 2018-07-04 22:43:53 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:97 - ID:7473807

    LONDON, July 4 (MENA) - UK counter-terror police are investigating a "major incident" in Amesbury after two people were exposed to an unknown substance which left them in a critical condition, Sky News reported on Wednesday. Samples of the ....

  • US celebrates independence day, welcomes 14,000 new citizens

    Date: 2018-07-04 22:40:53 GMT - USA - World - SN:96 - ID:7473565

    WASHINGTON, July 4 (MENA) - This Fourth of July, nearly 14,000 immigrants become America’s newest citizens, ABC news reported. They will swear the oath of allegiance at 27 naturalization ceremonies across the nation that coincide with the ....

  • Manchester police confirm Saddleworth Moor fire being investigated as arson

    Date: 2018-07-04 22:27:05 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:95 - ID:7473546

    LONDON, July 4 (MENA) - A wildfire which has burned on Saddleworth Moor for more than a week was started deliberately, detectives believe. Greater Manchester Police said it was investigating the blaze as arson after witnesses reported seeing ....

  • US senator warns against further Turkish incursions in Syria

    Date: 2018-07-04 22:20:41 GMT - Iraq - World - SN:94 - ID:7473730

    BAGHDAD, July 4 (MENA) - Turkey could find itself in a quagmire if it deepens its involvement in Syria's multi-sided civil war, a US senator said Wednesday after meeting Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan this week. Lindsey Graham, a Republican ....

  • Germany deports 69 failed asylum-seekers to Afghanistan

    Date: 2018-07-04 22:16:32 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:93 - ID:7473796

    KABUL, July 4 (MENA) - German authorities say they have deported 69 Afghans whose asylum requests were rejected back to their home country, ABC News reported. A plane carrying the men from Munich to Kabul landed in the Afghan capital early ....

  • Tehran summons French, Belgian, German diplomats over diplomat arrest

    Date: 2018-07-04 21:52:48 GMT - Iran - World - SN:90 - ID:7473822

    TEHRAN, July 4 (MENA) - Iran's Foreign Ministry has summoned the French and Belgian ambassadors as well as Germany's chargé d'affaires to protest the arrest of an Iranian diplomat, Press TV reported. Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram ....

  • One dead as car hits pedestrians in Russia's Sochi

    Date: 2018-07-04 16:32:57 GMT - Russia - World - SN:70 - ID:7473547

    MOSCOW, July 4 (MENA) - A man, who reportedly fell asleep while driving, rammed into pedestrians in one of Russia's FIFA World Cup 2018 hosting cities of Sochi, leaving at least one dead. The incident reportedly occurred at 2:00 p.m. local time ....

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