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  • Several reportedly dead in suspected arson attack at Japanese anime studio

    Date: 2019-07-18 08:23:06 GMT - Japan - World - SN:13 - ID:8028945

    TOKYO, July 18 (MENA) - Several people have reportedly died in a fire at an animation studio in the Japanese city of Kyoto, with police investigating a possible arson attack, ABC News reported. Japanese authorities said at least 35 people had ....

  • Russia calls on NATO to establish regular contacts between military experts

    Date: 2019-07-18 08:19:03 GMT - Russia - World - SN:12 - ID:8028931

    MOSCOW, July 18 (MENA) - Moscow calls on NATO to establish regular contacts between military experts in the framework of the Russia-NATO Council (RNC), TASS quoted Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov as having said in press statements. "We ....

  • Trump renews attacks on Congresswomen of color

    Date: 2019-07-18 08:13:02 GMT - USA - World - SN:11 - ID:8028893

    WASHINGTON, July 18 (MENA) - President Donald Trump renewed his attacks on four freshman Democrats in Congress, all women of color, saying that “if they don’t like” America, “let them leave.” “I have a suggestion for the hate-filled extremists ....

  • Japanese police: 12 dead in suspected arson attack

    Date: 2019-07-18 08:04:24 GMT - Japan - World - SN:10 - ID:8028932

    TOKYO, July 18 (MENA) - The Japanese police said at least 12 people have died and many others are unaccounted for in a suspected arson attack at an animation studio in the Japanese city of Kyoto. Police say a man poured what appeared to be ....

  • S. Korea repeats calls on Japan to retract export restrictions

    Date: 2019-07-18 07:26:37 GMT - south korea - World - SN:9 - ID:8028928

    SEOUL, July 18 (MENA) - South Korean Finance Minister on Wednesday pressed Japan to withdraw its export restrictions on key industrial materials amid an escalating standoff that shows no sign of letting up. Japan's tightened regulations on ....

  • India to launch second lunar mission on July 22 after delay

    Date: 2019-07-18 07:25:42 GMT - India - World - SN:8 - ID:8028903

    NEW DELHI, July 18 (MENA) - India’s space agency said on Thursday it would launch the country’s second lunar mission on July 22, after the original launch was called off due to a "technical snag" earlier this week, Euronews reported Thursday. ....

  • Germany's top diplomat notes Russia's significance for long-term peace in Europe

    Date: 2019-07-18 07:04:01 GMT - Russia - World - SN:7 - ID:8028875

    MOSCOW, July 18 (MENA) - Continued peace in Europe is impossible without cooperation with Russia, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Thursday ahead of Russian top diplomat Sergey Lavrov's visit to the European country, Sputnik news agency ....

  • Élisabeth Borne to replace François de Rugy as French Environment Minister

    Date: 2019-07-17 09:17:27 GMT - France - World - SN:16 - ID:8027510

    PARIS, July 17 (MENA) - French President Emmanuel Macron's office said in a statement late on Tuesday that Transport Minister Élisabeth Borne would replace François de Rugy as Environment Minister, France 24 channel reported quoting the Elysee ....

  • US imposes sanctions on Myanmar military leaders for human rights abuses against Rohingya Muslims

    Date: 2019-07-17 09:14:25 GMT - USA - World - SN:15 - ID:8027493

    WASHINGTON, July 17 (MENA) - The United States announced sanctions against the Myanmar military’s Commander-in-Chief Min Aung Hlaing and other leaders it said were responsible for extrajudicial killings of Rohingya Muslims, barring them from entry ....

  • Iranian diplomats living in New York face US travel curbs

    Date: 2019-07-17 08:58:09 GMT - USA - World - SN:13 - ID:8027426

    WASHINGTON, July 17 (MENA) - The US has tightly restricted the travel of more than a dozen Iranian diplomats and their families living in New York, according to a US diplomatic note sent to the Iran mission to the United Nations. The diplomats ....

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