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  • Washington's concept of "limited nuclear war" a dangerous practice: Russian Diplomat

    Date: 2019-06-23 16:31:38 GMT - Russia - World - SN:56 - ID:7993287

    MOSCOW, June 23 (MENA) - The concept of "limited nuclear war" Washington has been speaking about in the recent time is a dangerous practice, TASS news agency quoted Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov as having said. He noted that this ....

  • Qu Dongyu of China elected FAO Director-General

    Date: 2019-06-23 16:04:07 GMT - Italy - World - SN:52 - ID:7993028

    ROMA, June 23 (MENA)- Qu Dongyu of China was elected Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) on Sunday, said FAO said on its website. Qu Dongyu received a total of 108 votes out of 191 cast, ....

  • UN food agency members vote to elect new director general

    Date: 2019-06-23 11:31:32 GMT - Italy - World - SN:22 - ID:7992732

    ROME, June 23 (MENA) - Members of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) have started voting to elect the new head of the U.N. food agency, and China's candidate is seen as the front-runner, Fox News reported on Sunday. The 194 member ....

  • Magnitude 5.6 earthquake hits near Petrolia in Northern California

    Date: 2019-06-23 09:41:07 GMT - USA - World - SN:16 - ID:7992528

    LOS ANGELES, June 23 (MENA) - A magnitude 5.6 earthquake hit Northern California Saturday, ABC News quoted the U.S. Geological Survey as saying on Sunday. The quake was reported at 8:53 p.m., and hit three miles from Petrolia. According to the ....

  • US drone targets 8 Daesh militants in East Afghanistan

    Date: 2019-06-23 07:22:59 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:9 - ID:7992447

    KABUL, June 23 (MENA) - A U.S. drone strike killed two militants of Daesh terrorist group in Nangarhar province, Khaama Press reported. The 201st Silab Corps in a statement said the U.S. forces conducted the airstrike on Sunday morning. The ....

  • Trump says military action against Iran still on table

    Date: 2019-06-22 17:08:44 GMT - USA - World - SN:45 - ID:7991980

    WASHINGTON, June 22 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump said Saturday he will impose additional sanctions on Iran in an effort to prevent Tehran from obtaining nuclear weapons, adding that military action was still a possibility, The New York Times ....

  • Jammu and Kashmir: One terrorist killed during encounter with security forces

    Date: 2019-06-22 10:20:14 GMT - India - World - SN:15 - ID:7991333

    NEW DELHI, June 22 (MENA) - One terrorist was killed after an encounter between terrorists and security forces broke out in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district early Saturday. The gunfight was reported from Bujthalan area of Boniyar in ....

  • 18 injured in bus accident in Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar

    Date: 2019-06-22 10:19:31 GMT - India - World - SN:14 - ID:7991326

    NEW DELHI, June 22 (MENA) - Eighteen people were injured on Saturday in a bus accident in Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar district, India TV reported. Police said a bus on way from Kandni village to Kishtwar town turned turtle on the road at Fogmorh ....

  • Three dead and one gravely injured in Paris' building fire

    Date: 2019-06-22 09:57:16 GMT - France - World - SN:13 - ID:7991316

    PARIS, June 22 (MENA) - Three people were killed and one person was gravely injured after a building went up in flames on Saturday morning in Paris' eleventh arrondissement, Euronews reported, quoting the city's fire brigade. Twenty-seven other ....

  • Pakistan remains committed to peaceful, stable Afghanistan: foreign minister

    Date: 2019-06-22 09:09:49 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:11 - ID:7991232

    ISLAMABAD, June 22 (MENA) - Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Saturday said Pakistan remains committed to a peaceful, stable, united, democratic and prosperous Afghanistan. Addressing the inaugural session of the Afghanistan ....

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