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  • 10 injured in blast in Pakistan's Lahore

    Date: 2017-08-07 20:04:25 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:76 - ID:6934699

    ISLAMABAD, Aug 7 (MENA) - A blast near parked fruit trucks has wounded ten people, collapsed the roof of small school building and destroyed a truck in the eastern city of Lahore, the Pakistani police were quoted by Fox News as saying on ....

  • Russia to allow citizens of 18 states to visit Vladivostok with e-visas

    Date: 2017-08-07 19:47:35 GMT - Russia - World - SN:75 - ID:6934552

    MOSCOW, Aug 7 (MENA) - Moscow will allow the citizens of 18 countries to receive e-visas to enter its free port of Vladivostok starting Tuesday, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a Monday statement carried by Sputnik news agency. "On August 8, ....

  • Kenya must act to ensure peaceful elections, UN experts say on eve of poll

    Date: 2017-08-07 17:37:34 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:68 - ID:6934559

    GENEVA, Aug 7 (MENA) - The Government of Kenya should urge all parties to maintain the highest standards of behaviour before, during and after Tuesday’s elections to avoid a repeat of the 2007 violence, three United Nations rights experts have ....

  • ASEAN concerned over China's militarized South China Sea islands

    Date: 2017-08-07 17:20:10 GMT - Japan - World - SN:67 - ID:6934555

    TOKYO, Aug 8 (MENA) - Southeast Asian countries have expressed concern over China's militarized artificial islands in the South China Sea but have reserved their opinions on whether a code of conduct for the disputed waters should be legally ....

  • 6th round of Astana talks to be set Tuesday in Tehran meeting

    Date: 2017-08-07 14:39:26 GMT - Russia - World - SN:50 - ID:6934096

    MOSCOW, Aug 7 (MENA) - Syrian Ambassador to Russia Riyad Haddad said that the date of the sixth round of Astana talks on Syria will be set following the guarantor states' meeting on Tuesday in Tehran, Sputnik said Monday. Haddad said that the ....

  • South Korean president's approval rating slips to 72.5 pct

    Date: 2017-08-07 06:33:46 GMT - south korea - World - SN:5 - ID:6933441

    SEOUL, Aug 7 (MENA) - South Korean President Moon Jae-in's approval rating dropped slightly from a week earlier, Yonhap news agency quoted a survey as showing Monday, amid advances by opposition parties following a missile provocation from North ....

  • Lavrov holding talks with N. Korean FM in Manila

    Date: 2017-08-07 06:27:38 GMT - Russia - World - SN:4 - ID:6933439

    MOSCOW, Aug 7 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov is holding talks with North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho on the sidelines of the 50th ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM) and related meetings in Manila, Sputnik news reported ....

  • Gunmen attack group at Mexican resort beach, killing 3 men

    Date: 2017-08-07 06:13:18 GMT - Mexico - World - SN:2 - ID:6933429

    MEXICO CITY, Aug 7 (MENA) - Mexican officials said gunmen have attacked a group at a beach in the Los Cabos tourist region at the southern tip of the Baja California peninsula, killing three men and injuring two people, ABC news reported Monday. ....

  • Search called off for 3 US Marines who crashed off Australia

    Date: 2017-08-06 22:44:18 GMT - USA - World - SN:85 - ID:6933322

    VIRGINIA, Aug 6 (MENA) - US military officials called off a search and rescue operation on Sunday for three US Marines who were missing after their Osprey aircraft crashed into the sea off the east coast of Australia while trying to land. The US ....

  • Mike Pence slams report he's planning for a presidential bid

    Date: 2017-08-06 22:38:12 GMT - USA - World - SN:84 - ID:6933212

    WASHINGTON, Aug 6 (MENA) - Vice President Mike Pence sought to bat down a report from The New York Times on Sunday that said he would plan to run for president should President Donald Trump not seek a second term, CNN reported. "Today's article ....

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