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  • 2 killed in firing at Lahore airport

    Date: 2019-07-03 06:19:01 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:9 - ID:8007493

    ISLAMABAD, July 3 (MENA) - Two passengers died as an unidentified attacker opened fire at Allama Iqbal International Airport Lahore, Geo News reported Wednesday. Airport Security Forces personnel took the suspect into custody from the ....

  • IMF's Lagarde nominated for top job at European Central Bank

    Date: 2019-07-02 22:10:48 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:92 - ID:8007390

    BRUSSELS, July 2 (MENA) - The European Council on Tuesday officially nominated Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund, to become the next president of the European Central Bank, CNBC reported. Lagarde would ....

  • USA designates Pakistan's BLA as terror group

    Date: 2019-07-02 21:20:56 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:86 - ID:8007354

    ISLAMABAD, July 2 (MENA) - The US Department of State on Tuesday designated Baloch Liberation Army as a terror organisation. "The Department of State has designated the Balochistan Liberation Army (BLA) as Specially Designated Global Terrorists ....

  • U.N. approves release of 2 ships detained for illegally dealing with N Korea

    Date: 2019-07-02 11:54:24 GMT - south korea - World - SN:35 - ID:8006286

    SEOUL, July 2 (MENA) - The UN sanctions committee on North Korea has approved the release of two ships detained for illegal ship-to-ship transfers of petroleum products to the communist state, Yonhap quoted the foreign ministry as saying ....

  • Japanese emperor confers with Saudi crown prince on bilateral ties

    Date: 2019-07-02 10:51:36 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - World - SN:29 - ID:8006169

    RIYADH/TOKYO, July 2 (MENA) - Japanese Emperor Naruhito discussed with visiting Saudi Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz on Tuesday means to boost Japanese-Saudi relations and cooperation in ....

  • Suicide bomber in Kandahar shot dead before attacking senior police officer

    Date: 2019-07-02 09:28:10 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:22 - ID:8006120

    KABUL, July 2 (MENA) - Security forces killed a suicide bomber moments before detonating his explosives at a senior police officer in Kandahar city, Khaama Press reported. Kandahar Police Chief Gen. Tadin Khan Achakzai said the suicide bomber ....

  • Trump says he would leave 'strong intelligence' in Afghanistan

    Date: 2019-07-02 08:30:00 GMT - USA - World - SN:17 - ID:8006020

    WASHINGTON, July 2 (MENA) - President Donald Trump said he would leave an intelligence presence in Afghanistan, though he has long hoped for a full withdrawal of US military presence from the country, The Hill reported. "I would leave very ....

  • Russian Aerospace Defense Forces successfully test new anti-ballistic missile

    Date: 2019-07-02 06:38:18 GMT - Russia - World - SN:9 - ID:8005882

    MOSCOW, July 2 (MENA) - Russian Aerospace Defense Forces have tested a new anti-ballistic missile at the Sary-Shagan training range in Kazakhstan, TASS quoted the Russian Defense Ministry as saying on Tuesday. "The new anti-ballistic missile, ....

  • Pro-democracy legislator: Protesters weren't vandalizing for fun. "They were angry."

    Date: 2019-07-01 18:58:05 GMT - Hong Kong - World - SN:82 - ID:8005597

    VICTORIA, July 1 (MENA) - Claudia Mo, a pro-democracy legislator in Hong Kong, said protesters who stormed into the Legislative Council building are angry and frustrated with their government, according to CNN. "They're not inside that ....

  • Pakistani PM voices optimism for stably economy

    Date: 2019-07-01 18:54:36 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:81 - ID:8005553

    ISLAMABAD, July 1 (MENA) - Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday said that Pakistan’s economy was moving in the right direction and assured the nation that the country will sail through this difficult period once the “tumor” is removed, ARY ....

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