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  • Russia tells US to cut embassy staff in retaliation for sanctions

    Date: 2017-07-28 10:15:59 GMT - Russia - World - SN:23 - ID:6919470

    MOSCOW, July 28 (MENA) - Russia told the United States to cut the number of its diplomats in Russia to 455 people, Sputnik reported on Friday. "The total number of employees in US diplomatic and consular agencies in Russia will be cut to 455," ....

  • Seven illegal immigrants drown near Turkish coast

    Date: 2017-07-28 10:14:32 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:22 - ID:6919466

    ANKARA, July 28 (MENA) - At least five children and two people drowned when a boat carrying illegal immigrants sank near Sizmi Turkish resort, ABC News reported on Friday. The boat sank off the Turkish resort late on Thursday evening, as nine ....

  • Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif resigns over Panama Papers verdict

    Date: 2017-07-28 09:24:07 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:15 - ID:6919422

    ISLAMABAD, July 28 (MENA) - Nawaz Sharif has resigned as prime minister of Pakistan following a decision by the country's Supreme Court to disqualify him from office, the BBC reported Friday. The ruling came after a probe into his family's wealth ....

  • Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif disqualified by court

    Date: 2017-07-28 08:09:37 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:10 - ID:6919287

    ISLAMABAD, July 28 (MENA) - Pakistan's Supreme Court has disqualified Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from holding public office following an investigation into corruption allegations. The ruling comes after a probe into his family's wealth following ....

  • US orders diplomats' families to leave Venezuelan capital

    Date: 2017-07-28 07:44:35 GMT - USA - World - SN:8 - ID:6919245

    WASHINGTON, July 28 (MENA) - The United States is ordering relatives of American diplomats to leave the Venezuelan capital ahead of a polarizing vote planned for Sunday to start rewriting the country's constitution, ABC news reported. The State ....

  • Pakistani ambassador claims evidences about terror sanctuaries in Afghanistan

    Date: 2017-07-27 15:37:40 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:77 - ID:6918646

    KABUL, July 27 (MENA) - Pakistani Ambassador to Afghanistan Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry said on Thursday that evidence was available regarding the existence of sanctuaries for the terrorist groups in Afghanistan, as Khaama press reported. During his ....

  • US Senate, House leaders strike a deal on sanctions

    Date: 2017-07-27 13:16:49 GMT - USA - World - SN:45 - ID:6918201

    WASHINGTON, July 27 (MENA) - Senate and House leaders struck a deal to send a long-debated sanctions bill imposing new measures against Russia, Iran and North Korea to the president’s desk, after securing promises that Congress will consider even ....

  • Russia appoints Vasily Nebenzya as ambassador to UN

    Date: 2017-07-27 13:05:14 GMT - Russia - World - SN:42 - ID:6918279

    MOSCOW, July 27 (MENA) - By a separate decree published on the Kremlin's site on Thursday, Vasily Nebenzya was relieved of his post as the deputy foreign minister, Sputnik reported. Former Russian Ambassador to the UN Vitaly Churkin, who had ....

  • Brexit vote has caused 'painful' consequences, Philip Hammond suggests

    Date: 2017-07-27 10:33:25 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:30 - ID:6917911

    LONDON, July 27 (MENA) - Britain’s Brexit vote has caused "painful" consequences for consumers, UK Chancellor Philip Hammond has suggested in comments likely to anger Eurosceptic Tory MPs, The Telegraph reported Thursday. The Chancellor said ....

  • Four killed in small plane crash in US

    Date: 2017-07-27 06:13:54 GMT - USA - World - SN:3 - ID:6917504

    WASHINGTON, July 27 (MENA) - Four people were killed when a small plane crashed on I-15 northbound at Riverdale Rd. in Weber County in the US state of Utah Wednesday afternoon, Fox News reported. Officials said the plane was a Beech A36 ....

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