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  • Russia, US to hold full-format consultations on strategic issues in Geneva

    Date: 2019-07-04 07:42:43 GMT - USA - World - SN:10 - ID:8008986

    WASHINGTON, July 4 (MENA) - Russia and the United States reached an agreement to hold full-format consultations on strategic issues in mid-July in Geneva, Director of Russia’s Foreign Ministry Department for Non-Proliferation and Arms Control ....

  • 34 trapped workers at Canada's Nutrien Potash Mine rescued

    Date: 2019-07-04 07:42:27 GMT - Canada - World - SN:9 - ID:8008999

    OTTAWA, July 4 (MENA) - All 34 workers that had been trapped underground at Nutrien Ltd.’s Cory potash mine in Saskatchewan since Tuesday afternoon have been rescued, Bloomberg reported on Thursday. "All 34 employees have been safely brought to ....

  • 5.8 magnitude earthquake felt on northern Vancouver Island

    Date: 2019-07-04 07:15:50 GMT - Canada - World - SN:8 - ID:8009008

    OTTAWA, July 4 (MENA) - A 5.8 magnitude earthquake was recorded in the Pacific Ocean off of northern Vancouver Island on Wednesday night, CBC News reported. The quake struck at 9:30 p.m. local time around 204 kilometers west of Bella Bella, ....

  • 26 dead after boat sinks in Honduras

    Date: 2019-07-04 06:55:44 GMT - Honduras - World - SN:7 - ID:8008983

    TEGUCIGALPA, July 4 (MENA) - The Armed Forces in Honduras said that at least 26 people are dead after their boat sank in Caribbean waters off Honduras' eastern department of Gracias a Dios, Xinhua news agency reported Thursday. The boat, ....

  • Russia has ‘political will’ for arms reduction deal, but ball is in US' court – Putin

    Date: 2019-07-04 06:19:19 GMT - Russia - World - SN:6 - ID:8008951

    MOSCOW, July 4 (MENA) - Russia does not seek an arms race, only protection, President Vladimir Putin said shortly after suspending the INF treaty in a mirror response to the US, RT reported Thursday. Moscow is open to a new arms reduction deal, ....

  • Putin hails role of world parliamentary community in solving global problems

    Date: 2019-07-03 17:08:22 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:81 - ID:8008441

    CAIRO, July 3 (MENA) - The parliamentary community plays a great role in consolidating nations to solve global problems, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at the International Forum (Development of Parliamentarism). "A huge role in ....

  • Italy's Sassoli elected leader of EU Parliament

    Date: 2019-07-03 12:31:53 GMT - France - World - SN:49 - ID:8008060

    STRASBURG, July 3 (MENA) - David-Maria Sassoli, an Italian member of the Socialists & Democrats bloc, has been elected as the next president of the European parliament after two rounds of voting in the Strasbourg-based legislature, Ekathimerini ....

  • US peace envoy to Afghanistan condemns Kabul attack

    Date: 2019-07-03 11:09:22 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:39 - ID:8007743

    KABUL, July 3 (MENA) - US envoy for Afghan peace Zalmay Khalilzad echoed US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s condemnation of the "horrific" Kabul attack by Taliban. On Twitter, Ambassador Khalilzad said that the photos of innocent Afghan ....

  • German military contains wildfire northwest of Berlin

    Date: 2019-07-03 10:31:00 GMT - Germany - World - SN:33 - ID:8007746

    BERLIN, July 3 (MENA) - German officials said thousands of firefighters, soldiers and civil defense personnel are beginning to get a massive wildfire northwest of Berlin under control but that the situation remains critical. Armored military ....

  • Protesters across US demand an end to migrant detention centers

    Date: 2019-07-03 10:01:03 GMT - USA - World - SN:29 - ID:8007712

    WASHINGTON, July 3 (MENA) - Demonstrators converged on cities across the United States on Tuesday night to demand the closure of detention facilities holding migrant children and families, Al Hurra reported. Crowds of protesters chanting, "Close ....

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