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  • Dozens of Taliban militants killed in Afghan and U.S. forces airstrikes in Ghazni

    Date: 2019-07-31 09:58:51 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:15 - ID:8046042

    KABUL, July 31 (MENA) - Afghan and US forces conducted separate airstrikes in south-eastern Ghazni province killing or wounding dozens of Taliban militants, the Afghan news agency Khaama Press reported on Wednesday. The 203rd Thunder Corps in a ....

  • 51 killed, wounded in bus explosion in Afghanistan

    Date: 2019-07-31 05:53:34 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:7 - ID:8045822

    KABUL, July 31 (MENA) - An explosion ripped through a passenger bus on Herat-Kandahar highway killing 17 and wounding 34 civilians, Khaama Press reported Wednesday. The passenger bus was reportedly travelling to Farah province from Herat when it ....

  • Trump warns China not to wait for 2020 election to make trade deal

    Date: 2019-07-30 21:51:32 GMT - USA - World - SN:83 - ID:8045665

    WASHINGTON, July 30 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump is warning China not to wait until the 2020 election to reach a trade agreement, The Hill reported. In a series of morning tweets on Tuesday, Trump said that China could get a "GREAT" deal ....

  • US says N. Korea talks to begin soon

    Date: 2019-07-30 21:51:14 GMT - USA - World - SN:82 - ID:8045695

    WASHINGTON, July 30 (MENA) - A North Korean official told a White House National Security Council counterpart last week that working-level talks to revive denuclearisation negotiations with North Korea would start very soon, a senior US ....

  • India, Russia sign Rs 1,500 crore deal for air-to-air missiles

    Date: 2019-07-30 16:09:43 GMT - Russia - World - SN:64 - ID:8045403

    MOSCOW, July 30 (MENA) - Boosting its capabilities in beyond visual range warfare, India has signed a deal worth around Rs 1,500 crore to acquire R-27 air-to-air missiles from Russia to be equipped on the Su-30MKI combat aircraft. "A contract has ....

  • Malaysia: Myanmar must be accountable for Rohingya to return

    Date: 2019-07-30 16:06:38 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:63 - ID:8045386

    KUALA LUMPUR, July 30 (MENA) - Malaysia's foreign ministry said Tuesday that Myanmar's government must pursue justice for alleged human rights abuses against the Muslim Rohingya minority so that hundreds of thousands who fled a brutal military ....

  • UN urges states to step up int'l efforts to stop human trafficking

    Date: 2019-07-30 13:27:23 GMT - Austria - World - SN:50 - ID:8044704

    GENEVA, July 30 (MENA) – In a statement to mark World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, the UN Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons, especially women and children, Maria Grazia Giammarinaro, urged states to step up efforts to stop human ....

  • 2 policemen killed in Taliban attack northeastern Afghanistan

    Date: 2019-07-30 08:01:35 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:16 - ID:8044578

    KABUL, July 30 (MENA) - At least two policemen were killed in a Taliban attack in central Kapisa Province on Monday night, Afghan channel Tolo quoted officials as saying. The incident took place in Naw Abad village in the center of the province ....

  • Monsoon rains leave 16 dead in Sindh

    Date: 2019-07-30 07:12:30 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:13 - ID:8044536

    ISLAMABAD, July 30 (MENA) - At least 16 people died — mostly from electrocution — and three others were injured in Karachi and other parts of Sindh on Monday as the first spell of much-anticipated monsoon rain wreaked havoc on the ill-maintained ....

  • Seoul to prepare for tangible achievements in inter-Korean ties: S. Korea

    Date: 2019-07-30 06:57:54 GMT - south korea - World - SN:12 - ID:8044481

    SEOUL, July 30 (MENA) - South Korea will continue to make preparations toward producing tangible achievements in inter-Korean ties, despite stalemated relations between two Koreas, state news agency Yonhap quoted the unification ministry as saying ....

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