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  • US service member killed in Afghanistan

    Date: 2019-07-13 07:55:22 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:12 - ID:8021886

    KABUL, July 13 (MENA) - The NATO-led Resolute Support Mission in Afghanistan has confirmed that a US service member has lost his life in Afghanistan, according to Khaama Press news agency. The Resolute Support Mission in a statement said the US ....

  • Airstrikes kill 7 Taliban militants in Farah and Herat provinces

    Date: 2019-07-13 07:52:15 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:11 - ID:8021884

    KABUL, July 13 (MENA) - Security forces conducted airstrikes in Farah and Herat provinces killing at least seven Taliban militants, Khaama press news agency reported on Saturday. Informed military officials said Saturday an airstrike killed three ....

  • Policeman killed, 2 wounded in eastern Afghanistan explosion

    Date: 2019-07-13 07:42:37 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:10 - ID:8021824

    KABUL, July 13 (MENA) - An explosion took place in the eastern Afghanistan province of Nanghar, leaving three policemen dead and injured, Afghan authorities announced on Saturday. One policeman was killed and two others were wounded when a ....

  • 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 ....

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