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  • Troops fire at anti-India protesters in Kashmir; 3 killed

    Date: 2018-07-07 11:01:11 GMT - India - World - SN:21 - ID:7477177

    NEW DELHI, July 7 (MENA) - Two young men and a teenage girl were killed in disputed Kashmir on Saturday when government forces fired at anti-India protesters who disrupted a military-led operation against rebels, police and medics said. As ....

  • Death toll reaches 38 from floods, landslides in Japan

    Date: 2018-07-07 10:35:18 GMT - Japan - World - SN:20 - ID:7477237

    TOKYO, July 7 (MENA) - Authorities in Japan said that as of 5:00 pm on Saturday, 38 people are dead and four others were found unconscious. At least 50 remain missing, Japanese NHK broadcasting reported. Hiroshima prefecture was the hardest hit ....

  • Afghan army launches military operations in Balkh province

    Date: 2018-07-07 09:34:19 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:16 - ID:7477122

    KABUL, July 7 (MENA) - The Afghan Armed Forces launched a new operation, (Walid-9 operations), to suppress the anti-government armed militants in northern Balkh province of Afghanistan. The operation kicked off on Saturday at 6:00 am in Chamtal ....

  • Thai cave rescue: 100 shafts drilled into mountain

    Date: 2018-07-07 08:40:09 GMT - Thailand - World - SN:10 - ID:7477046

    BANGKOK, July 7 (MENA) - More than 100 shafts are being drilled into a mountainside in northern Thailand in a frantic bid to reach a group of young footballers and their coach trapped in a cave complex below, the head of the rescue operation said on ....

  • Death toll in Canadian heat wave hits 54

    Date: 2018-07-07 07:31:01 GMT - Canada - World - SN:8 - ID:7476949

    OTTAWA, July 7 (MENA) - The death toll in a week-long eastern Canadian heat wave has reached 54, said Canadian health officials on Saturday. Most of the victims linked to the “overwhelming heat” were in the Montreal area, which recorded 28 ....

  • Taliban, Daesh militants killed, injured in fighting in Afghanistan

    Date: 2018-07-07 07:21:44 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:7 - ID:7476951

    KABUL, July 7 (MENA) - More than 10 militants were killed and wounded as infighting between the Taliban and Daesh terrorist groups continued in eastern Kunar province of Afghanistan. Clashes broke out in Chapara Dara district between the two ....

  • At least 16 dead, 50 missing as heavy rains continue to lash western Japan

    Date: 2018-07-07 07:07:55 GMT - Japan - World - SN:6 - ID:7476950

    TOKYO, July 7 (MENA) - The death toll from heavy rains across a wide swath of western Japan rose to at least 16 by Saturday morning, after three more victims killed in mudslides were found in Ehime Prefecture. At least 50 people remained ....

  • Armenia to develop dialogue with UK - FM

    Date: 2018-07-06 22:04:01 GMT - Armenia - World - SN:70 - ID:7476838

    YEREVAN, July 6 (MENA) - Armenia is committed to continuing and broadening its relations with the United Kingdom, Interfax quoted Armenian Foreign Minister Zohrab Mnatsakanyan as saying Friday. "Armenia is committed to continuing and broadening ....

  • Turkish journalists sentenced for terror-related charges

    Date: 2018-07-06 20:34:02 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:63 - ID:7476755

    ANKARA, July 6 (MENA) - A court in Istanbul convicted six journalists of terror-related charges Friday. The staff members of a now-defunct newspaper received lengthy prison sentences, ABC News reported. However, the court acquitted five other ....

  • AI urges transfer of jailed activist in Iran to cancer treatment center

    Date: 2018-07-06 20:26:18 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:62 - ID:7476772

    LONDON, July 6 (MENA) - Amnesty International has urged Iranian authorities to transfer imprisoned human rights activist Arash Sadeghi to a cancer treatment center. "Iranian human rights defender Arash Sadeghi has been diagnosed with a bone tumor ....

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