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  • Man scouted Cleveland locations for July 4 bomb attack -- FBI

    Date: 2018-07-02 22:13:33 GMT - USA - World - SN:119 - ID:7470541

    WASHINGTON, July 2 (MENA) - An American-born citizen who federal authorities said recently scouted locations in Cleveland to attack people watching Fourth of July fireworks and talked of carrying out additional bombings has been charged with trying ....

  • Attacks in Pakistan kill 6 troops, 2 policemen -- officials

    Date: 2018-07-02 21:10:23 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:115 - ID:7470475

    ISLAMABAD, July 2 (MENA) - Attacks in Pakistan on Monday killed six members of the country's paramilitary force and two policemen, ABC News reported. In southwestern Baluchistan province, gunmen ambushed a convoy of paramilitary troops and ....

  • Over 200 migrants drown in 3 days in Mediterranean, death toll for 2018 passes 1,000

    Date: 2018-07-02 16:40:48 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:94 - ID:7469842

    Bern, July 2 (MENA) - “There is an alarming increase in deaths at sea off Libya Coast,” said International Organization for Migration (IOM) Libya Chief of Mission Othman Belbeisi. “Smugglers are exploiting the desperation of migrants to leave ....

  • 4 sites added to UNESCO’s World Heritage List

    Date: 2018-07-02 12:59:40 GMT - France - World - SN:60 - ID:7469552

    PARIS- MANAMA, July 2 (MENA) - The World Heritage Committee, meeting in Manama since 24 June under the chair of Shaikha Haya Bint Rashed al Khalifa of Bahrain, today inscribed one mixed, i.e. cultural and natural, site in Mexico, and three natural ....

  • Abdullah slams insurgents for Jalalabad bombing

    Date: 2018-07-02 10:22:13 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:32 - ID:7469177

    KABUL, July 2 (MENA) - Afghanistan's CEO Abdullah Abdullah on Monday condemned Sunday’s suicide bombing in Jalalabad which killed at least 19 people, including members of the Afghan Sikh Community, TOLO News reported . Speaking at the Council of ....

  • UK government guarantees EU students' fee and loan rates past Brexit

    Date: 2018-07-02 08:36:23 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:20 - ID:7469037

    LONDON, July 2 (MENA) - European students applying to universities in England next year – after Britain’s formal exit from the EU – will be eligible for student loans and tuition fees at the same rate as domestic students, the UK government has ....

  • Typhoon Prapiroon injures 4 in Okinawa, heads for southwest Japan

    Date: 2018-07-02 08:28:53 GMT - Japan - World - SN:19 - ID:7469029

    TOKYO, July 2 (MENA) - Typhoon Prapiroon brought heavy rain and strong winds to Japan's southernmost prefecture of Okinawa and left four people with injuries on the island by Monday morning, Kyodo News Agency reported. The season's seventh ....

  • Mexican populist López Obrador triumphs in presidential race

    Date: 2018-07-02 08:27:45 GMT - Mexico - World - SN:18 - ID:7469013

    MEXICO CITY, July 2 (MENA) - Andrés Manuel López Obrador — a populist representing a left-wing political party that he founded four years ago — will be the next leader of Mexico, marking a major change for a country that has been led by the same two ....

  • 5.8-magnitude quake hits Russia's Sakhalin Island

    Date: 2018-07-02 07:56:47 GMT - Russia - World - SN:13 - ID:7468941

    MOSCOW, July 2 (MENA) - An earthquake measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale jolted Russia's Sakhalin Island in the Pacific Ocean, the US Geological Survey said Monday. The epicenter, with a depth of 400 km, was initially determined to be at 46.8 ....

  • British climbers rescued by Pakistan army after Austrian dies in avalanche

    Date: 2018-07-02 07:31:45 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:12 - ID:7468936

    ISLAMABAD, July 2 (MENA) - Pakistan’s army has recovered the body of an Austrian mountaineer and rescued two British climbers who were injured when an avalanche hit their tent last week, Daily Mail reported on Monday. The British mountaineers, ....

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