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  • India to ease clampdown in Jammu and Kashmir in next few days

    Date: 2019-08-16 10:55:36 GMT - India - World - SN:21 - ID:8065027

    NEW DELHI, Aug 16 (MENA) - India will lift restrictions on people’s movement and communication links in Kashmir in the next few days, the federal government told the Supreme Court on Friday. The court was hearing a petition by a newspaper editor ....

  • Tropical storm Krosa leaves one dead, 49 injured in Japan

    Date: 2019-08-16 10:10:04 GMT - Japan - World - SN:19 - ID:8065026

    TOKYO, Aug 16 (MENA) - Tropical storm Krosa has barreled through western Japan, leaving one person dead, 49 injured and one other missing, NHK reported. Tropical storm Krosa is now tracking North, bringing torrential rains to northern Japan, ....

  • Indonesian president proposes to move capital to Borneo

    Date: 2019-08-16 09:51:27 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:17 - ID:8064977

    JAKARTA, Aug 16 (MENA) - Indonesia’s president on Friday proposed to move the capital from Jakarta, a crowded, polluted city of 10 million people, to the island of Borneo, though he left Indonesians guessing as to the exact location, Euronews ....

  • Another Pakistan Army soldier martyred in LoC firing

    Date: 2019-08-16 07:56:00 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:11 - ID:8064900

    ISLAMABAD, Aug 16 (MENA) - Another Pakistani soldier was martyred due to Indian firing in Buttal Sector along the Line of Control (LoC), Inter-Services Public Relations Director General Major General Asif Ghafoor said on Friday. In a tweet, DG ....

  • Trump wants more mental institutions in wake of mass shootings

    Date: 2019-08-16 07:28:17 GMT - USA - World - SN:9 - ID:8064871

    WASHINGTON, Aug 16 (MENA) - President Donald Trump says America should build more mental institutions, in addition to implementing "meaningful" gun background checks, to combat the prevalence of mass shootings in the country, reported Sky News ....

  • Six EU countries ready to take in stranded migrants from Italy

    Date: 2019-08-16 05:50:18 GMT - Italy - World - SN:4 - ID:8064824

    ROME, Aug 16 (MENA) - Six EU countries have agreed to take in some of the 147 migrants currently stranded on a rescue ship near the Italian island of Lampedusa, Rome announced Thursday in a welcome development for embattled far-right interior ....

  • US threatens to ban visas for released Iran tanker crew

    Date: 2019-08-16 05:41:36 GMT - USA - World - SN:3 - ID:8064816

    WASHINGTON, Aug 16 (MENA) - The United States on Thursday threatened a visa ban on the crew of a seized Iranian supertanker whose departure from Gibraltar Washington failed to block. State Department spokeswoman Morgan Ortagus said the Grace 1 ....

  • S.Korea holds emergency meeting after N. Korea fires 2 projectiles into East Sea

    Date: 2019-08-16 05:34:54 GMT - south korea - World - SN:2 - ID:8064811

    SEOUL, Aug 16 (MENA) - North Korea fired two unidentified short-range projectiles into the East Sea on Friday, South Korea's military said, the sixth such launch in about three weeks. The firing came shortly after a warning that North Korea could ....

  • China dismisses Trump tweet on Hong Kong

    Date: 2019-08-15 19:24:26 GMT - China - World - SN:56 - ID:8064652

    BEIJING, Aug 15 (MENA) - A spokesperson for China's Foreign Ministry has dismissed US President Donald Trump's tweet that expresses hope Beijing would humanely cope with protesters in Hong Kong, NHK World-Japan reported. Hua Chunying on Thursday ....

  • UK Home Office stabbing: Building cordoned off by armed police after knife attack

    Date: 2019-08-15 17:01:25 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:51 - ID:8064622

    LONDON, Aug 15 (MENA) - The UK Home Office building has been cordoned off by armed police after a man was stabbed in an "unprovoked" attack, The Independent reported Thursday. Witnesses said the suspect had a long knife and a pet carrier that ....

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