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  • Venezuela receives 4th shipment of Red Cross aid

    Date: 2019-08-10 11:50:05 GMT - Venezuela - World - SN:27 - ID:8059506

    CARACAS, AUG 10 (MENA) - The Red Cross announced on Saturday arrival of the fourth batch of humanitarian aid to Venezuela to face a deep humanitarian crisis gripping the country. The aid would be distributed according to the fundamental ....

  • Indian diplomats leave Pakistan via Wagah border amid deteriorating ties over Kashmir

    Date: 2019-08-10 10:50:22 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:23 - ID:8059640

    ISLAMABAD, Aug 10 (MENA) - As tensions continue to brew between India and Pakistan over Jammu and Kashmir, at least 13 Indian diplomatic staff members left Pakistan on Saturday and crossed the international border at Wagah into India, the EurAsian ....

  • 42 dead in rain, mudslides in India's Kerala state

    Date: 2019-08-10 10:44:10 GMT - India - World - SN:22 - ID:8059551

    NEW DELHI, Aug 10 (MENA) - At least 42 people have died and some 100,000 moved to relief camps following flash floods and mudslides caused by days of torrential rains in the southern Indian state of Kerala, ABC News reported on Saturday. The ....

  • At least 22 killed, 47 injured in Myanmar landslide, Many feared missing

    Date: 2019-08-10 09:02:55 GMT - Myanmar (Burma) - World - SN:19 - ID:8059446

    NAYPIDAW, Aug 10 (MENA) - At least 22 people were killed when a landslide triggered by monsoon rains struck a village in eastern Myanmar, as emergency workers continued the search Saturday for scores more feared missing, NDTV reported ....

  • S.Korea, US to conduct summertime military exercise in earnest next week

    Date: 2019-08-10 09:02:45 GMT - south korea - World - SN:18 - ID:8059453

    SEOUL, Aug 10 (MENA) - South Korea and the United States are scheduled to kick off their combined military exercise in earnest next week, the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said Saturday, despite North Korea's strong complaints against it. The ....

  • Tanzania: Fuel tanker blast kills dozens

    Date: 2019-08-10 09:02:22 GMT - Tanzania - World - SN:17 - ID:8059486

    DAR ES SALAAM, Aug 10 (MENA) - Tanzanian police said on Saturday that a fuel tanker explosion in the eastern town of Morogoro has killed at least 50 people, German channel broadcaster Deutsche Welle reported. "We have been saddened by reports of ....

  • 651 people relocated as downpour hits Beijing

    Date: 2019-08-10 09:02:06 GMT - China - World - SN:16 - ID:8059447

    BEIJING, Aug 10 (MENA) - Beijing has relocated 651 people and closed 94 scenic spots as of 6:00 p.m. as a heavy rainstorm hit the national capital Friday, Xinhua news agency reported. The city issued a blue geological disaster alert at 4:00 ....

  • Panama ex-president Martinelli acquitted of espionage, corruption

    Date: 2019-08-10 08:08:30 GMT - Panama - World - SN:14 - ID:8059400

    PANAMA CITY, Aug 10 (MENA) - Panama's ex-president Ricardo Martinelli was acquitted on charges of spying on political foes and misappropriation of public funds in a court decision Friday, France 24 reported. The case marked the first time a ....

  • 13 dead, 16 missing as Typhoon Lekima strikes eastern China

    Date: 2019-08-10 08:05:17 GMT - China - World - SN:13 - ID:8059414

    BEIJING, Aug 10 (MENA) - At least 13 people were killed Saturday after Typhoon Lekima stuck the coast south of Shanghai, knocking down houses and trees, the China Daily quoted Chinese state TV as saying. Another 16 people are missing after Lekima ....

  • US threatens to withdraw troops from Germany

    Date: 2019-08-10 08:04:37 GMT - Germany - World - SN:12 - ID:8059416

    WASHINGTON, Aug 10 (MENA) - The United States is considering withdrawing some of the US troops stationed in Germany, with Poland mooted as a possible new deployment, German broadcaster Deutsche Welle quoted US ambassador to Germany as saying. The ....

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