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  • N. Korea apparently not ready yet for nuke talks with US: Seoul official

    Date: 2019-08-03 08:01:08 GMT - south korea - World - SN:6 - ID:8049861

    SEOUL, Aug 3 (MENA) - North Korea does not appear ready yet for the resumption of its working-level nuclear talks with the United States, a senior Seoul official has said, amid concerns that its recent saber-rattling could dampen the mood for ....

  • Trump downplays N. Korea missile testing, vouches for Kim as a 'friend'

    Date: 2019-08-02 18:33:14 GMT - USA - World - SN:50 - ID:8049591

    WASHINGTON, Aug 2 (MENA) – US President Trump on Friday downplayed the significance of recent missile testing by North Korea describing North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as a "friend" who has a "great and beautiful vision for his country," The ....

  • Russian diplomat: Moscow not surprised by new US sanctions over Skripal incident

    Date: 2019-08-02 16:48:26 GMT - Russia - World - SN:47 - ID:8049542

    MOSCOW, Aug 2 (MENA) - The Russian Foreign Ministry is not surprised at new US sanctions on Moscow because they are part of the Trump administration's policy, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov told Russia Today (RT) channel. "The ....

  • Bus fire in northwestern Turkey kills 5, injures 15

    Date: 2019-08-02 16:48:09 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:46 - ID:8049496

    ANKARA, Aug 2 (MENA) - Five people, including one child, were killed and 15 others were wounded when a bus in northwestern Turkey caught fire on Friday, the province’s governor was quoted as saying, adding that the cause of the fire was not ....

  • Top diplomats of S. Korea, US, Japan meet trilaterally amid tensions over whitelist exclusion

    Date: 2019-08-02 14:39:56 GMT - south korea - World - SN:42 - ID:8049380

    SEOUL, Aug 2 (MENA) - The top diplomats of South Korea, the United States and Japan met trilaterally in Thailand on Friday, as Tokyo's decision to strip Seoul of a preferential trade status cast a pall over three-way security cooperation despite ....

  • Chechen, Chinese militants among dozens killed, wounded in Logar operation

    Date: 2019-08-02 14:19:35 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:40 - ID:8049326

    KABUL, Aug 2 (MENA) - The Afghan Special Forces have killed or wounded dozens of militants, including Chinese and Chechen fighters during an operation in Logar, Khaama Press reported Friday. A source in National Security Council confirmed that ....

  • Moscow’s prosecution office warns against unlawful protests tomorrow

    Date: 2019-08-02 14:16:57 GMT - Russia - World - SN:39 - ID:8049348

    MOSCOW, Aug 2 (MENA) - Moscow’s prosecution office has issued warnings about the criminal responsibility arising from joining the unauthorized protest rally on August 3 in Moscow, TASS reported Friday. "Calls are circulating on the internet to ....

  • China reports imported parasitic disease cases

    Date: 2019-08-02 14:16:38 GMT - China - World - SN:38 - ID:8049369

    BEIJING, Aug 2 (MENA) - Imported parasitic diseases have posed a threat to Chinese people's health but are controllable and preventable, said the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention. China has reported cases of several imported ....

  • Trump adds to sanctions on Russia over Skripals

    Date: 2019-08-02 13:48:30 GMT - Russia - World - SN:36 - ID:8049181

    WASHINGTON, Aug 2 (MENA) – US President Donald Trump on Thursday signed an executive order imposing new sanctions on Russia, responding to growing pressure from Congress to further punish Moscow after a nerve agent attack last year against a former ....

  • Tsunami warning after magnitude 7 quake strikes off Indonesia's Sumatra

    Date: 2019-08-02 13:35:11 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:35 - ID:8049260

    JAKARTA, Aug 2 (MENA) - An earthquake of magnitude 7 struck off Indonesia's island of Sumatra on Friday, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said, Euronews reported. The Indonesian geophysics agency issued a tsunami warning after the ....

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