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  • Malta agrees to take in migrants on Italy NGO boat as part of swap

    Date: 2019-07-05 15:37:21 GMT - Malta - World - SN:35 - ID:8011232

    VALLETTA, July 5 (MENA) - Malta said on Friday it would take in 54 migrants rescued by an Italian charity boat off Libya this week, after Italy refused to let the vessel dock at one of its ports as it labors to shut down sea migration routes, ....

  • Germany's Sea-Eye says it rescued 65 migrants off Libya coast

    Date: 2019-07-05 14:48:12 GMT - Germany - World - SN:33 - ID:8010978

    BERLIN, July 5 (MENA) - German humanitarian group Sea-Eye said its rescue ship has picked up 65 people who were found in a large dinghy about 55 kilometers off Libya's coast, ABC News reported. Sea-Eye said on its Facebook page that the crew of ....

  • Russia vows mirror response to mid-range missile deployment in NATO countries

    Date: 2019-07-05 14:33:20 GMT - Russia - World - SN:32 - ID:8011019

    MOSCOW, July 5 (MENA) - Earlier on Friday NATO Chief Jens Stoltenberg said that the alliance would respond with coordinated “defensive” measures in the event of the termination of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, Sputnik news agency ....

  • Russia hopes launching dialogue with US on strategic stability

    Date: 2019-07-05 14:05:55 GMT - Russia - World - SN:31 - ID:8010977

    MOSCOW, July 5 (MENA) - Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov said Friday he hoped that at his meeting with US Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Andrea Thompson in Geneva on July 17-18, they would be able ....

  • NATO considers missile defense upgrade, risking further tensions with Russia

    Date: 2019-07-05 13:46:28 GMT - USA - World - SN:30 - ID:8010979

    NEW YORK, July 5 (MENA) - NATO military officials are exploring whether to upgrade their defenses to make them capable of shooting down newly deployed Russian intermediate-range nuclear missiles after a landmark arms treaty dissolves next month, ....

  • UK police arrested Swedish woman suspected of terrorism

    Date: 2019-07-05 13:17:27 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:28 - ID:8010861

    LONDON, June 5 (MENA) - The British police have arrested a Swedish woman at London's Gatwick Airport on suspicion of committing a terrorism offense, according to San Francisco Chronicle. Police said Friday that the 40-year-old suspect was ....

  • Iran threatens to seize British ship after marines storm super tanker

    Date: 2019-07-05 12:32:34 GMT - Iran - World - SN:25 - ID:8010917

    TEHRAN, July 15 (MENA) - Iran has threatened to seize a British tanker after Royal Marines held one of their vessels suspected of taking oil to Syria, Sky News reported. Mohsen Rezai, a senior commander in Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards, said ....

  • Denmark charges 3 men for buying drones for Daesh

    Date: 2019-07-05 12:12:27 GMT - Denmark - World - SN:24 - ID:8010888

    COPENHAGEN, July 5 (MENA) - Danish prosecutors have charged three men under Denmark's anti-terror laws on suspicion of buying drones and components with the purpose of delivering them to the Daesh group in Syria and Iraq where they were to be used ....

  • German woman sentenced to 5 years for joining Daesh terrorist group

    Date: 2019-07-05 10:15:06 GMT - Germany - World - SN:19 - ID:8010653

    BERLIN, July 5 (MENA) - A German woman has been sentenced to five years in prison for membership in Daesh terrorist group, ABC News reported on Friday. The regional court in the southwestern German city of Stuttgart had earlier Friday convicted ....

  • 40 civilians killed, wounded in northern Afghanistan mortar attack

    Date: 2019-07-05 08:40:23 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:11 - ID:8010469

    KABUL, July 5 (MENA) - Taliban militants shelled a local market in the northern Afghanistan province of Faryab province, leaving at least 40 civilians dead and injured, Khaama Press news agency said. The 209th Shaheen Corps said in a statement ....

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