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  • 6.0-magnitude quake hits waters near East China Sea

    Date: 2019-07-13 07:00:41 GMT - China - World - SN:7 - ID:8021830

    BEIJING, July 13 (MENA) - A 6.0-magnitude earthquake jolted areas near the East China Sea at 8:57 a.m. Saturday, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC). The epicenter was monitored at 29.23 degrees north latitude and 128.22 ....

  • Japan struck by mega earthquake

    Date: 2019-07-13 06:43:08 GMT - Japan - World - SN:6 - ID:8021814

    TOKYO, July 13 (MENA) - Japan has been hit by a 6.1 magnitude earthquake, according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS). USGS confirmed that the tremor hit north of the Okinawan islands. The islands are part of the wider Ryukyu Islands ....

  • Senior US diplomat discusses N. Korea with Japanese officials

    Date: 2019-07-12 17:46:05 GMT - Japan - World - SN:51 - ID:8021514

    TOKYO, July 12 (MENA) - The top US diplomat for East Asia met with Japanese officials on Friday to discuss North Korea and other major regional affairs, Kyodo news agency reported. David Stilwell, the US assistant secretary of state for East ....

  • US offers high-level talks with S. Korea, Japan over trade spat: top official

    Date: 2019-07-12 17:45:30 GMT - south korea - World - SN:50 - ID:8021513

    WASHINGTON, July 12 (MENA) - The United States has offered to hold trilateral high-level talks with South Korea and Japan to resolve a growing trade spat between the Asian nations, but Tokyo has yet to respond, Yonhap reported Thursday. Kim ....

  • Acosta resigns amid furor over Epstein plea deal

    Date: 2019-07-12 17:21:04 GMT - USA - World - SN:48 - ID:8021500

    WASHINGTON, July 12 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump announced Friday that Labor Secretary Alex Acosta has resigned, a move that comes after furor over a plea deal with Jeffrey Epstein, CNN reported. Acosta has been under renewed scrutiny over ....

  • Moscow official slams US think tanks for trying to shut access to Russian cultural values

    Date: 2019-07-12 16:56:11 GMT - Russia - World - SN:44 - ID:8021524

    MOSCOW, July 12 (MENA) - Russian Historical Society (RHS) Director Sergei Naryshkin said on Friday that American think tanks are devising measures to prevent the Russian culture and moral values from spreading around the world, TASS news agency ....

  • 176 died in India due to acute Encephalitis this year, 872 Cases Reported

    Date: 2019-07-12 16:51:31 GMT - India - World - SN:43 - ID:8021308

    NEW DELHI, July 12 (MENA) - As many as 872 cases of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) were reported in Bihar in the year 2019, NDTV reported. Of 872 reported cases, 176 died of the disease, said Minister of State Health and Family Welfare ....

  • Britain to send second warship to Gulf amid rising tension with Iran

    Date: 2019-07-12 15:11:50 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:38 - ID:8021305

    LONDON, July 12 (MENA) - Britain is sending another warship to the Gulf in the wake of threats to commercial shipping from Iran, the Independent reported on Friday. The Type 45 frigate HMS Duncan is to sail to the region within the next week to ....

  • Sweden says it won’t sign UN nuclear ban treaty

    Date: 2019-07-12 14:58:09 GMT - Sweden - World - SN:37 - ID:8021355

    STOCKHOLM, July 12 (MENA) - Sweden said Friday that it will refrain from signing a United Nations convention on nuclear weapons, with the foreign minister arguing that the treaty "in its current form is not ready," ABC News reported. Foreign ....

  • Magnitude-4.6 earthquake rattles seattle area awake

    Date: 2019-07-12 13:51:45 GMT - USA - World - SN:33 - ID:8021264

    WASHINGTON, July 12 (MENA) - A magnitude-4.6 earthquake awakened people across the Seattle area just before 3:00 a.m. (local time) on Friday. Several smaller aftershocks also hit the region, The Time reported. The epicenter was near Three ....

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