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  • 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 ....

  • 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 ....

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