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  • 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 ....

  • Lord Ahmad appointed as UK PM’s Special Envoy to promote religious freedom

    Date: 2018-07-04 13:58:52 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:50 - ID:7473234

    LONDON, July 4 (MENA) - British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday appointed Lord Ahmad as her Special Envoy on Freedom of Religion or Belief, said a statement released by the UK government. "The role, which supports the Prime Minister’s ....

  • State Dept dismisses doubts ahead of Pompeo trip to North Korea

    Date: 2018-07-04 07:11:24 GMT - USA - World - SN:5 - ID:7472369

    WASHINGTON, July 4 (MENA) - Amid growing doubts about North Korea's commitment to denuclearization, the State Department said Tuesday it's monitoring the situation, but with Secretary Mike Pompeo heading to Pyongyang Thursday, "We're in a good ....

  • Azerbaijan hit by massive blackout, worst in decades

    Date: 2018-07-03 23:02:22 GMT - Azerbaijan - World - SN:108 - ID:7471990

    BAKU, July 3 (MENA) - A massive blackout hit Azerbaijan and affected most of the country Tuesday, the worst power outage since the 1991 collapse of the Soviet Union, ABC News reported. President Ilham Aliyev set up a government commission to ....

  • Trump says his interventions averted war with North Korea

    Date: 2018-07-03 22:24:48 GMT - USA - World - SN:107 - ID:7471985

    WASHINGTON, July 3 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump claimed Tuesday that his own interventions averted a war with North Korea, the Daily Mail reported. The president looked past recent intelligence reports that the hermetic nation had continued ....

  • Austrian Chancellor calls for stronger EU border measures

    Date: 2018-07-03 22:12:34 GMT - Italy - World - SN:106 - ID:7472059

    STRASBOURG, July 3 (MENA) - Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has warned that Germany's new migration deal could force the Alpine country to impose stronger border checks on Italy and Slovenia, DW reported Tuesday. Austria's chancellor said that ....

  • Duma approves in 1st reading bill to crack down on pedophiles

    Date: 2018-07-03 21:53:38 GMT - Russia - World - SN:105 - ID:7472061

    MOSCOW, July 3 (MENA) - The Russian State Duma on Tuesday approved the first reading of a bill toughening up criminal responsibility for child molesters even far as life imprisonment. According to TASS news agency, the bill proposes a life ....

  • 11 Taliban militants killed, wounded southern Afghanistan

    Date: 2018-07-03 21:37:55 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:104 - ID:7472066

    KABUL, July 3 (MENA) - At least seven Taliban militants were killed and four others were wounded in airstrikes conducted by the US forces in southern Helmand province, Khaama Press agency reported on Tuesday. The governor’s office in Helmand in a ....

  • Kuwaiti diplomat: Belgian, European companies should boost trade, investment in GCC

    Date: 2018-07-03 20:26:35 GMT - Kuwait - World - SN:99 - ID:7472064

    KUWAIT CITY-BRUSSELS, July 3 (MENA) - Kuwait's Ambassador to Belgium, EU, NATO, and Luxembourg, Jassem Al-Budaiwi, Tuesday called upon mega European and Belgian companies to look into the opportunities and initiatives available in the Arab Gulf ....

  • FMs of Iran, remaining JCPOA parties to meet in Vienna on Friday: IRNA

    Date: 2018-07-03 10:54:12 GMT - Iran - World - SN:33 - ID:7471083

    TEHRAN, July 3 (MENA) - Foreign ministers of Iran and the five remaining parties to the 2015 nuclear deal are scheduled to meet in the Austrian capital, Vienna, on Friday to discuss ways of maintaining the international accord after the US’s ....

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