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  • 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 ....

  • Japan likely to pass bill striking S. Korea off export whitelist

    Date: 2019-07-30 06:57:05 GMT - south korea - World - SN:11 - ID:8044455

    SEOUL, July 30 (MENA) - Japan is highly likely to pass a bill later this week to remove South Korea from its "whitelist" of trusted trade partners, the foreign ministry said Tuesday, in what would be an additional economic retaliatory measure in a ....

  • 50 Taliban militants killed, injured in northern Afghanistan raid

    Date: 2019-07-30 06:48:49 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:10 - ID:8044479

    KABUL, July 30 (MENA) - Afghanistan's Special Forces killed and wounded at least 50 Taliban militants during military operations in the northern province of Faryab, Khaama Press reported. In a statement issued on Tuesday, the Special Operations ....

  • Installation ceremony of Malaysia's 16th King begins

    Date: 2019-07-30 06:33:17 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:7 - ID:8044483

    KUA LAMPUR, July 30 (MENA) - Malaysians once again witnessed a historic moment as Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah is officially installed as the Yang di-Pertuan Agong in a ceremony steeped in Malay royal customs and ....

  • 11 dead, over 5,000 hospitalized as extreme heat engulfs Japan

    Date: 2019-07-30 06:31:24 GMT - Japan - World - SN:6 - ID:8044454

    TOKYO, July 30 (MENA) - At least 11 people died and 5,664 were hospitalized over the past week as a sudden heatwave overspread across all parts of Japan, the Japanese Fire and Disaster Agency informed on Tuesday, according to Sputnik. Between ....

  • Pakistani military aircraft crashes on training flight, 17 killed

    Date: 2019-07-30 05:56:59 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:4 - ID:8044451

    ISLAMABAD, July 30 (MENA) - A Pakistani military aircraft on a training flight crashed in a built-up area in the city of Rawalpindi, killing all five crew members and 12 civilians, The Times of India quoted a statement from the army's ....

  • UK pound flops to new low against US dollar

    Date: 2019-07-29 12:45:09 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:38 - ID:8043545

    LONDON, July 29 (MENA) - The pound slumped to a new two-year low against the dollar after UK Premier Boris Johnson announced the government was "turbo-charging" preparations for a no-deal Brexit on 31 October. Sterling dropped to as low as ....

  • Imran Khan may visit Afghanistan in the near future: report

    Date: 2019-07-29 09:05:53 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:19 - ID:8043137

    ISLAMABAD, July 29 (MENA) - Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan may visit Afghanistan in the near future in a bid to help the process, it has been reported. Sources close to Khan has told The Nation media outlet that the PM Khan will visit ....

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