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  • 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 ....

  • Malaysia gov't confirms arrest of ex-PM Najib

    Date: 2018-07-03 09:44:45 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:20 - ID:7470921

    KUALA LUMPUR, July 3 (MENA) - Malaysian government investigators have confirmed the arrest of former Prime Minister Najib Razak and said he will be charged in court on Wednesday, ABC news reported. Investigators on a government task force probing ....

  • US does not recognize Russia's Crimea annexation, Sanders says

    Date: 2018-07-03 07:45:00 GMT - USA - World - SN:11 - ID:7470674

    WASHINGTON, July 3 (MENA) - The US doesn’t recognize Russia’s annexation of Crimea and won’t lift sanctions related to Moscow’s military incursion into Ukraine until the peninsula is returned, Bloomberg quoted White House Press Secretary Sarah ....

  • Afghan official: Bomb targeting NATO tanks kills 2 civilians

    Date: 2018-07-03 07:06:40 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:9 - ID:7470684

    KABUL, July 3 (MENA) - An Afghan official said a suicide car bombing that targeted a NATO convoy has killed two civilians in eastern Logar province, ABC News reported Tuesday. Shah Poor Ahmadzai, spokesman for the province's police chief, said ....

  • Man scouted Cleveland locations for July 4 bomb attack -- FBI

    Date: 2018-07-02 22:13:33 GMT - USA - World - SN:119 - ID:7470541

    WASHINGTON, July 2 (MENA) - An American-born citizen who federal authorities said recently scouted locations in Cleveland to attack people watching Fourth of July fireworks and talked of carrying out additional bombings has been charged with trying ....

  • Attacks in Pakistan kill 6 troops, 2 policemen -- officials

    Date: 2018-07-02 21:10:23 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:115 - ID:7470475

    ISLAMABAD, July 2 (MENA) - Attacks in Pakistan on Monday killed six members of the country's paramilitary force and two policemen, ABC News reported. In southwestern Baluchistan province, gunmen ambushed a convoy of paramilitary troops and ....

  • Over 200 migrants drown in 3 days in Mediterranean, death toll for 2018 passes 1,000

    Date: 2018-07-02 16:40:48 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:94 - ID:7469842

    Bern, July 2 (MENA) - “There is an alarming increase in deaths at sea off Libya Coast,” said International Organization for Migration (IOM) Libya Chief of Mission Othman Belbeisi. “Smugglers are exploiting the desperation of migrants to leave ....

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