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  • Turkey’s accession talks 'should end' - Austrian chancellor

    Date: 2018-07-15 18:39:04 GMT - Greece - World - SN:89 - ID:7489973

    ATHENS, July 15 (MENA) - The European Union should end accession negotiations with Turkey and pursue a different kind of cooperation with the country, Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz told the Greek Kathimerini newspaper in an interview published ....

  • 22 killed, wounded in Kabul suicide attack

    Date: 2018-07-15 17:33:34 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:82 - ID:7489958

    KABUL, July 15 (MENA) - At least seven people were killed and nearly 15 others sustained injuries in a suicide attack in Kabul late on Sunday, Khaama Press reported. The incident took place close to the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and ....

  • UN chief launches digital experts panel

    Date: 2018-07-15 13:57:38 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:62 - ID:7489524

    CAIRO, July 15 (MENA) - A high-profile group of tech experts has been assembled at the request of United Nations Secretary General António Guterres, tasked with putting the benefits of digital technology to more effective use, while also protecting ....

  • Man detained over paraglider protest at Trump's golf course in Scotland

    Date: 2018-07-15 12:45:06 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:50 - ID:7489409

    EDINBURGH, July 15 (MENA) - A 55-year-old man has been arrested over a protest in which a paraglider sailed within meters of Donald Trump as the US president visited his golf course in Scotland, The Independent reported on Sunday. A demonstrator ....

  • US Congress renews push to designate Muslim Brotherhood as terror group

    Date: 2018-07-15 11:39:50 GMT - USA - World - SN:36 - ID:7489160

    WASHINGTON, July 15 (MENA) - Lawmakers on Capitol Hill have renewed a years-long push to designate the international Muslim Brotherhood organization as a terrorist organization due to its support for terror organizations that threaten US security ....

  • UN: Civilian deaths in Afghanistan hit record high in 2018

    Date: 2018-07-15 09:56:22 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:23 - ID:7488930

    NEW YORK, July 15 (MENA) - The United Nations said the number of civilians killed in Afghanistan has reached a record high in the first half of the year, despite last month's cease-fire. Deaths rose 1 percent to 1,692, although injuries dropped 5 ....

  • Twitter suspends Guccifer 2.0 and DCLeaks accounts after indictments

    Date: 2018-07-15 09:39:12 GMT - USA - World - SN:22 - ID:7489063

    WASHINGTON, July 15 (MENA) - Twitter has suspended two accounts allegedly used by Russian intelligence officers to share information obtained in hacks, The Hill reported on Sunday. The Guccifer 2.0 and DCLeaks accounts were both suspended on ....

  • 11 Taliban elements killed, injured in clashes with police

    Date: 2018-07-15 08:23:25 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:13 - ID:7488952

    KABUL, July 15 (MENA) - At least eleven Taliban militants were killed and wounded during clashes with police forces in Hesarak district, local officials in Nangarhar province said. The incident took place Friday night in the vicinity of Hesarak ....

  • Trump intends to run for 2020 presidential elections

    Date: 2018-07-15 06:49:47 GMT - USA - World - SN:6 - ID:7488825

    WASHINGTON, July 16 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump said in an interview that he intends to run for re-election in the 2020 election, The Mail on Sunday newspaper reported. When asked by Piers Morgan in an interview given on Friday (July 13) ....

  • 60 killed, injured in Myanmar mine landslide -- media

    Date: 2018-07-14 19:12:57 GMT - Myanmar (Burma) - World - SN:63 - ID:7488620

    NAYPYIDAW, July 14 (MENA) - A landslide killed at least 15 people in northern Myanmar on Saturday, with 45 others injured after the latest disaster in the Hpakant jade mining region, a local official was quoted by Daily Mail as saying. Miners ....

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