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  • N. Korea changes constitution to make Kim Jong-un official head of state

    Date: 2019-07-11 14:16:02 GMT - south korea - World - SN:62 - ID:8019701

    PYONGYANG, July 11 (MENA) - North Korea has revised its constitution to stipulate that leader Kim Jong-un is the official head of state, Yonhap news agency reported on Thursday. The new constitution, revised in April's Supreme People's Assembly ....

  • Pakistan train crash kills at least 16, injures dozens

    Date: 2019-07-11 12:26:11 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:42 - ID:8019659

    ISLAMABAD, July 11 (MENA) - At least 16 people were killed and dozens more were injured when a passenger train smashed into a freight wagon parked on railway tracks in eastern Pakistan, Radio Free Europe quoted officials as saying. At least 78 ....

  • Around 30 Russian children will be evacuated from Iraq in August

    Date: 2019-07-11 12:15:00 GMT - Russia - World - SN:39 - ID:8019597

    MOSCOW, July 11 (MENA) - Around 30 Russian children of Russian citizens jailed in Iraq for terrorist activity will be in the last group that is planned to be evacuated from Iraq in August, Tass news agency quoted Russian ombudsperson for children's ....

  • Major fire breaks out at thermal plant near Moscow

    Date: 2019-07-11 11:00:01 GMT - Russia - World - SN:33 - ID:8019545

    MOSCOW, July 11 (MENA) - The Severnaya Thermal Power Plant in Mytishchi, near Moscow, has caught fire and a large number of fire-fighting units from the Russian Emergencies Ministry have been dispatched to the scene, a source in the emergencies ....

  • Russia calling on Iran regularly to abstain from escalating situation around JCPOA - Moscow

    Date: 2019-07-11 09:44:37 GMT - Russia - World - SN:25 - ID:8019362

    MOSCOW, July 11 (MENA) - Russia is calling on Iran regularly to abstain from taking steps able to escalate tensions around the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), known as Iran nuclear deal, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov ....

  • White House pushes Congress to strike deal as Treasury could run out of cash faster

    Date: 2019-07-11 09:42:27 GMT - USA - World - SN:24 - ID:8019410

    WASHINGTON, July 11 (MENA) - The White House is pushing congressional leaders to strike a spending deal and increase the debt limit in the next two or three weeks, jolted by a recent report that found the Treasury Department was running out of cash ....

  • Six foreign nationals killed as severe weather hits Greece

    Date: 2019-07-11 07:50:46 GMT - Greece - World - SN:16 - ID:8019306

    ATHENS, July 11 (MENA) - Six foreign nationals, including two children, were killed and more than 100 other people injured after gale-force winds, rain and hailstorms struck northern Greece late on Wednesday, uprooting trees and collapsing roofs, ....

  • 7 Pakistani militants killed, wounded in a premature IED explosion in East of Afghanistan

    Date: 2019-07-11 07:50:16 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:15 - ID:8019295

    KABUL, July 11 (MENA) - A premature Improvised Explosive Device (IED) explosion killed and wounded at least 7 Pakistani militants in Kunar province of Afghanistan, Khaama Press reported. The 201st Silab Corps in a statement said an Improvised ....

  • Pakistani president expresses deep sorrow over train accident victims

    Date: 2019-07-11 07:42:21 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:14 - ID:8019291

    ISLAMABAD, July 11 (MENA) Pakistani President Arif Alvi expressed deep grief and sorrow over the loss of precious lives in the train accident, Geo News reported. Alvi also directed to provide best possible medical treatment to the injured. At ....

  • Cruelty to migrant children shouldn’t be a partisan issue

    Date: 2019-07-11 07:09:54 GMT - USA - World - SN:13 - ID:8019258

    LOS ANGELES, July 10 (MENA) - American journalist Doyle McManus said that cruelty to migrant children should not be a partisan issue. In his editorial in the Los Angeles Times, McManus said children held in overcrowded cells for ....

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