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  • S. Korea remains on alert over Typhoon Danas

    Date: 2019-07-20 07:16:37 GMT - south korea - World - SN:10 - ID:8031462

    SEOUL, July 20 (MENA) - South Korea was set to remain on alert Saturday for any remaining impact of Typhoon Danas, though it appears to dying down, government officials said. The central government and local administrative bodies are maintaining ....

  • Guided artillery strike kills, wounds dozens of Taliban militants in Afghanistan's Uruzgan

    Date: 2019-07-20 06:09:45 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:2 - ID:8031416

    KABUL, July 20 (MENA) - A guided artillery strike killed and wounded dozens of Taliban militants in southern Uruzgan province of Afghanistan, the Afghan military said. Khaama Press news agency cited a statement by the 205th Atal Corps as saying ....

  • EU calls on Russia to stop supplying electronic warfare systems to Donbas

    Date: 2019-07-19 16:51:53 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:51 - ID:8031105

    KIEV, July 19 (MENA) - The European Union has called on Russia to stop supplying high-tech jamming stations and electronic warfare systems to its armed formations in Donbas, according to a statement made public by the EU at a meeting of the OSCE ....

  • Pakistan's min.: All issues with Afghanistan being resolved amicably

    Date: 2019-07-19 16:44:33 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:49 - ID:8031000

    ISLAMABAD, July 19 (MENA) - Pakistani Minister of State for States and Frontier Regions Shehryar Khan Afridi Friday said all issues with Afghanistan were being resolved amicably and bilateral ties between the two brethren countries were getting ....

  • UK min. signals he could vote to bring down Boris Johnson

    Date: 2019-07-19 16:27:37 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:48 - ID:8031045

    LONDON, July 19 (MENA) - UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond has suggested he is prepared to vote to bring down a Boris Johnson government should the likely new prime minister push for a no-deal Brexit, the Guardian reported. In an ....

  • Kosovo PM resigns following summons from Hague war court

    Date: 2019-07-19 16:10:22 GMT - Kosovo - World - SN:47 - ID:8031056

    PRISTINA, July 19 (MENA) - Kosovo’s prime minister has resigned after being invited for questioning by a Hague-based court investigating crimes against ethnic Serbs during and after the country’s 1998-99 war, ABC News reported. Ramush Haradinaj ....

  • Links between Russia, EU's right-wing parties cause for concern, says Merkel

    Date: 2019-07-19 16:01:17 GMT - Russia - World - SN:46 - ID:8031001

    MOSCOW, July 19 (MENA) - Relations between Moscow and EU's right-wing political parties are a cause for concern, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday during a press conference in Berlin, TASS news agency reported. "Some questions arise ....

  • 2 missing in central China's gas factory blast

    Date: 2019-07-19 15:32:32 GMT - China - World - SN:44 - ID:8030968

    BEIJING, July 19 (MENA) - Two people are missing after an explosion at a gas plant workshop in the city of Yima, Henan Province, Friday, Xinhua news agency quoted local authorities as saying. The explosion happened around 5:45 p.m. local time in ....

  • Strong quake felt in Athens, two people lightly injured

    Date: 2019-07-19 15:16:25 GMT - Greece - World - SN:43 - ID:8030983

    ATHENS, July 19 (MENA) - A magnitude 5.1 earthquake shook the Greek capital Athens on Friday, knocking out power and telecommunications in parts of the city and sending people running from buildings in panic, Euronews reported. The European ....

  • Bangladesh rivers break their banks, forcing 400,000 to flee homes

    Date: 2019-07-19 14:34:58 GMT - Bangladesh - World - SN:41 - ID:8030939

    DHAKA, July 19 (MENA) - Heavy rains and overflowing rivers have swamped 23 districts in northern and north-west Bangladesh, Euronews quoted officials as saying Friday. Rain-swollen rivers in Bangladesh broke through at least four embankments, ....

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