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  • Soil samples reveal no excessive radiation after Severodvinsk military test site incident

    Date: 2019-08-13 22:12:45 GMT - Russia - World - SN:42 - ID:8062757

    MOSCOW, Aug 13 (MENA) - Laboratory analysis of soil, water and sand samples has confirmed that radiation levels do not exceed the background rates in Severodvinsk and adjacent areas after a military test site incident, the local emergencies services ....

  • Trump says China is moving troops toward Hong Kong

    Date: 2019-08-13 18:59:02 GMT - USA - World - SN:34 - ID:8062670

    WASHINGTON, Aug 13 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump tweeted Tuesday that US intelligence believes that the Chinese government is moving troops to its border with Hong Kong, US News reported. Trump also tweeted that "Everyone should be calm and ....

  • White House delays some new China tariffs until Dec. 15

    Date: 2019-08-13 16:58:26 GMT - USA - World - SN:29 - ID:8062543

    WASHINGTON, Aug 13 (MENA) - The White House on Tuesday said it would delay imposing tariffs on Chinese imports of cellphones, laptop computers, video game consoles, and certain types of footwear and clothing until Dec. 15, significantly later than ....

  • ‘Act with restraint’ UN urges Hong Kong authorities and protesters

    Date: 2019-08-13 16:47:44 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:28 - ID:8062497

    Geneva, Aug 13 (MENA) - After two consecutive days of chaos at Hong Kong International Airport, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) Michelle Bachelet expressed her concern and condemned “any form” of violence or destruction of property ....

  • All outbound flights canceled again at Hong Kong airport

    Date: 2019-08-13 11:47:37 GMT - Hong Kong - World - SN:18 - ID:8062278

    VICTORIA, Aug 13 (MENA) - Most flights out of Hong Kong were again canceled as thousands of anti-government protesters occupied the Hong Kong International Airport, China's "The Standard" newspaper reported. The Airport Authority of Hong Kong ....

  • Russia says radiation levels rose by 4-16 times in city after accident

    Date: 2019-08-13 10:47:14 GMT - Russia - World - SN:15 - ID:8062189

    MOSCOW, Aug 13 (MENA) - Radiation levels in the Russian city of Severodvinsk rose by up to 16 times on August 8 after an accident that authorities said involved a rocket test on a sea platform, TASS news agency reported Tuesday. The defense ....

  • Woman's body found after stabbing in Sydney CBD

    Date: 2019-08-13 09:40:21 GMT - Australia - World - SN:14 - ID:8062123

    SYDNEY, Aug 13 (MENA) - One woman is dead and a second is in hospital in Australia after a man "covered in blood and wielding a knife" went on an alleged stabbing spree which sent the Sydney CBD into lockdown on Tuesday afternoon, Stuff News ....

  • Ex-Kyrgyz president Atambayev charged with murder, other high crimes - Prosecution

    Date: 2019-08-13 09:04:13 GMT - Kyrgyzstan - World - SN:11 - ID:8062088

    BISHKEK, Aug 13 (MENA) - Former Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev, who surrendered to police last week after raids on his residence, has been charged with murder and other high crimes, Sputnik quoted the head of the Prosecutor General's Office's ....

  • Ghani frees 35 Taliban inmates from NDS prison as a peace gesture

    Date: 2019-08-13 07:40:34 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:8 - ID:8062063

    KABUL, Aug 13 (MENA) - President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has set free 35 Taliban inmates from the prison of the National Directorate of Security on the occasion of Eid, Khaama Press reported. The National Directorate of Security said in a statement ....

  • Singapore to ban domestic elephant ivory trade

    Date: 2019-08-13 07:15:39 GMT - Singapore - World - SN:7 - ID:8062032

    SINGAPORE, Aug 13 (MENA) - Singapore on Monday announced it will ban the domestic sale of ivory from September 2021, closing an important market for poached elephant ivory, Deutsche Welle reported. "The ban will mean that the sale of elephant ....

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