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  • US denies troop withdrawal from Afghanistan

    Date: 2019-07-06 15:22:13 GMT - USA - World - SN:38 - ID:8012446

    WASHINGTON, July 6 (MENA) - A US negotiator denied Washington sought a fixed deadline for the withdrawal of its estimated 14,000 troops from Afghanistan as part of a final peace deal in the 17-year-old war, according to the Washington Post. The ....

  • 1 miner killed, 5 injured at Polish copper mines

    Date: 2019-07-06 15:06:15 GMT - Poland - World - SN:36 - ID:8012428

    WARSAW, July 6 (MENA) - Poland's international copper mining company KGHM Polska Miedz said that one miner has been killed and five were injured at two separate mines in the country's southwest, according to ABC News. The company said Saturday ....

  • Death toll from Taliban market attack rises to 53

    Date: 2019-07-06 10:26:57 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:15 - ID:8011903

    KABUL, July 6 (MENA) - The Afghan military confirmed on Saturday that the death toll from a mortar attack carried out by Taliban militants on Faryab market has climbed to 53 people. The 209th Shaheen Corps in a statement said the Taliban ....

  • 8 Taliban militants killed, wounded in Farah airstrike

    Date: 2019-07-06 08:46:34 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:12 - ID:8011786

    KABUL, July 6 (MENA) - Afghan security forces conducted an airstrike on the western province of Farah, leaving at least eight Taliban militants dead and injured, Afghan news agency Khaama Press reported on Saturday. Military officials said the ....

  • Putin greets Maduro on Venezuela Independence Day

    Date: 2019-07-06 08:09:20 GMT - Russia - World - SN:10 - ID:8011748

    MOSCOW, July 6 (MENA) - President Vladimir Putin greeted his Venezuelan counterpart Nicolas Maduro on the Venezuelan Independence Day, Russian news agency TASS reported. "We will continue the work to develop our friendly and allied relations with ....

  • Blast in Afghanistan's Ghazni mosque leaves two dead

    Date: 2019-07-06 07:33:37 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:9 - ID:8011744

    KABUL, July 6 (MENA) - At least two people were killed in an explosion inside a mosque in the central province of Ghazni on Friday evening, local officials confirmed, TOLO News channel reported on Saturday. The explosion happened when worshipers ....

  • New 7.1 earthquake hits Southern California

    Date: 2019-07-06 06:49:44 GMT - USA - World - SN:7 - ID:8011704

    WASHINGTON, July 6 (MENA) - A magnitude-7.1 earthquake hit Southern California on Friday evening -- just a day after a magnitude-6.4 earthquake that was the largest temblor in the region in two decades, the US Geological Survey confirmed. The ....

  • Boris Johnson vows to make Britain ‘greatest place on earth’ if he becomes PM

    Date: 2019-07-05 22:25:21 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:59 - ID:8011605

    LONDON, July 5 (MENA) - UK's Boris Johnson promised to make Britain "the greatest place on earth" as he vowed to unite Britain and finally deliver a long-awaited Brexit, according to the Sun newspaper on Friday. The front-runner to become the ....

  • US wants meeting with UN nuke agency on Iran

    Date: 2019-07-05 18:25:49 GMT - USA - World - SN:48 - ID:8011397

    WASHINGTON, July 5 (MENA) - The US has said it is requesting a special meeting of the board of the United Nations' nuclear agency to discuss the latest developments in Iran's atomic program, ABC News reported. The US said Friday its ambassador to ....

  • Greek authorities seize massive shipment of Captagon drug

    Date: 2019-07-05 17:01:49 GMT - Greece - World - SN:43 - ID:8011362

    ATHENS, July 5 (MENA) - Greek authorities say they have seized more than five tons of the synthetic drug known as Captagon, which they say is the largest amount of the drug ever seized globally, ABC News reported Friday. The drugs, consisting of ....

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