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  • US urges caution in travel advisory for Hong Kong travelers

    Date: 2019-08-14 18:56:51 GMT - USA - World - SN:37 - ID:8063559

    WASHINGTON, Aug 14 (MENA) - The US State Department issued a travel advisory Wednesday for Hong Kong, urging “increased caution” due to the ongoing civil unrest, The New York Post reported. Flights resumed Wednesday at Hong Kong’s airport after ....

  • India floods kill more than 270, displace one million

    Date: 2019-08-14 17:27:16 GMT - India - World - SN:33 - ID:8063542

    NEW DELHI, Aug 14 (MENA) - Floods and landslides have killed more than 270 people in India this month, displaced one million and inundated thousands of homes across six states, authorities said on Wednesday after two weeks of heavy monsoon rains. ....

  • North Korean media: New US missiles in South Korea would trigger 'new Cold War'

    Date: 2019-08-14 16:31:05 GMT - North Korea - World - SN:29 - ID:8063469

    PYONGYANG, Aug 14 (MENA) - North Korea warned that the US would trigger a “new Cold War” and a mounting arms race if it decides to place new ground-launched, intermediate-range missiles in South Korea, The Hill reported. “The U.S. pointed out ....

  • Kremlin: Trump tells Putin new US envoy to Russia to be nominated soon

    Date: 2019-08-14 13:37:08 GMT - Russia - World - SN:23 - ID:8063308

    MOSCOW, Aug 14 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump said in a July 31 phone conversation with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin that a new US Ambassador to Russia would be nominated shortly, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov told ....

  • European Forum Alpbach 2019 opens in Austria's Tyrol

    Date: 2019-08-14 11:04:21 GMT - Austria - World - SN:16 - ID:8063057

    VIENNA, Aug 14 (MENA) - Meetings of the European Forum Alpbach 2019 kicked off at the level of the youth Wednesday in the Austrian city of Tyrol under the theme "Liberty and Security." Meetings at the level of senior officials and international ....

  • 16 Taliban militants killed, wounded; large weapons cache destroyed in Uruzgan

    Date: 2019-08-14 10:59:11 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:15 - ID:8063074

    KABUL, Aug 14 (MENA) - The Afghan Special Forces killed or detained at least 16 Taliban militants during separate operations in Uruzgan province, Khaama Press reported. The military officials said Wednesday that the Special Force killed 6 Taliban ....

  • S. Korea to acquire more anti-missile radars, interceptors to counter N.K. threats

    Date: 2019-08-14 10:48:08 GMT - south korea - World - SN:14 - ID:8063071

    SEOUL, Aug 14 (MENA) - South Korea plans to add two more ground-based anti-missile early warning radars and begin building three Aegis-equipped destroyers in the next five years in an effort to better detect and intercept incoming missiles from ....

  • Pakistan PM arrives in Muzaffarabad

    Date: 2019-08-14 09:48:37 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:12 - ID:8063000

    ISLAMABAD, Aug 14 (MENA) - Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan reached Muzaffarabad on Wednesday where he will address the Azad Jammu and Kashmir legislative assembly on the occasion of Independence Day, Geo TV reported. According to details from ....

  • Tokyo urges caution for Japanese travelers to South Korea

    Date: 2019-08-14 09:26:32 GMT - Japan - World - SN:11 - ID:8062969

    TOKYO, Aug 14 (MENA) - Tokyo issued a travel advisory to Japanese citizens visiting South Korea ahead of crucial anniversaries this week, urging them to be cautious about safety as ties between the neighbors worsen over trade and historical issues, ....

  • Pakistani president condemns India's actions

    Date: 2019-08-14 08:04:22 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:9 - ID:8062920

    ISLAMABAD, Aug 14 (MENA) - Pakistan's president has condemned India's downgrading of Kashmir's status as a violation of international law and says Pakistan "will not leave Kashmiri people alone," ABC News reported Wednesday. President Arif Alvi ....

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