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  • UN chief to visit Japan next week, meet Abe

    Date: 2019-08-22 06:31:41 GMT - Japan - World - SN:2 - ID:8072108

    NEW YORK, Aug 22 (MENA) - United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres will visit Japan next week to attend a Tokyo-hosted development conference on Africa and meet Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and other officials, his spokesman Stephane Dujarric ....

  • 6 Indian soldiers killed as Pakistan army responds to cross-LoC firing

    Date: 2019-08-21 11:31:10 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:24 - ID:8071189

    ISLAMABAD, Aug 21 (MENA) - Six soldiers of the Indian army, including an officer, were killed and many others injured when Pakistan army troops gave a "befitting response" to recent Indian ceasefire violations in Tatta Pani sector along the Line of ....

  • Greece refuses to facilitate Iranian oil tanker's passage to Syria

    Date: 2019-08-21 10:04:52 GMT - Greece - World - SN:16 - ID:8070921

    ATHENS, Aug 21 (MENA) - Greece will not facilitate an Iranian tanker sailing in the Mediterranean to deliver oil to Syria, The Star reported Wednesday quoting Greek deputy foreign minister Miltiadis Varvitsiotis as saying. "We want to send a ....

  • Afghan Special Forces kill, detain 16 Taliban militants in Logar

    Date: 2019-08-21 09:26:06 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:14 - ID:8070920

    KABUL, Aug 21 (MENA) - The Afghan Special Forces conducted separate operations in central Logar province killing or detaining at least 16 Taliban militants, Khaama Press reported. Informed military sources said Wednesday that the Special Forces ....

  • Death toll from suicide attack in Kabul wedding hall rises to 80

    Date: 2019-08-21 09:10:57 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:13 - ID:8070904

    KABUL, Aug 21 (MENA) - Afghan officials said that the death toll from a deadly suicide attack inside a wedding hall in Kabul city rose 80, Khaama Press reported. The Afghan Ministry of Interior officials have said several people have succumbed ....

  • 2 killed in Kashmir - Indian police

    Date: 2019-08-21 07:39:03 GMT - India - World - SN:8 - ID:8070800

    NEW DELHI, Aug 21 (MENA) - A suspected militant and a policeman were killed in the first gun battle since New Delhi stripped Indian Kashmir of its autonomy, police said Wednesday as quoted by France 24 Channel. Two policemen were wounded in the ....

  • Trump cancels trip to Denmark after PM dismisses offer to buy Greenland as 'absurd'

    Date: 2019-08-21 07:17:31 GMT - USA - World - SN:7 - ID:8070756

    WASHINGTON, Aug 21 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump abruptly canceled a trip to Denmark after that country's prime minister dismissed his offer to buy Greenland as "absurd", USA Today reported. Trump was scheduled to arrive in Copenhagen on ....

  • UNICEF seeks US$70 mln to provide humanitarian assistance to 900,000 children in Venezuela

    Date: 2019-08-20 19:12:30 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:61 - ID:8070473

    GENEVA, Aug 20 (MENA) - UNICEF appealed for more than US$70 million to provide life-saving humanitarian assistance to 900,000 children across Venezuela through the end of the year. New funding in the coming weeks is essential for UNICEF and its ....

  • Cyprus picks up 33 migrants aboard small boat in eastern Mediterranean

    Date: 2019-08-20 18:16:23 GMT - Cyprus - World - SN:58 - ID:8070472

    NICOSIA, Aug 20 (MENA) - Cypriot authorities announced Tuesday that a marine police patrol vessel has safely brought to port 33 migrants packed aboard a small boat that was sailing off the east Mediterranean island's southeastern coast, Ekathimerini ....

  • Italian PM Conte resigns

    Date: 2019-08-20 15:14:29 GMT - Italy - World - SN:51 - ID:8070265

    ROME, Aug 20 (MENA) - Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has announced his resignation, the POLITICO reported. Conte's move preempted a confidence vote that had been expected to take place on Tuesday, 12 days after Interior Minister Matteo ....

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