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 2018-07-19 17:01 

Kuwait News Agency

Al-Ghanim participates in 28th Arab Parliament extraordinary session in Cairo...

KUWAIT, July 19 (KUNA) -- Kuwaiti Parliament Speaker Marzoug Al-Ghanim headed on Thursday to Cairo to lead the Kuwaiti delegation in the 28th extraordinary session of the Arab Inter-Parliamentary Union scheduled on July 21. Al-Ghanim was escorted to the a...

 2018-07-19 16:59 

Press Trust of India

Unusually high number of cancer cases reported from MP...

village, claims NGO(Eds: correcting a disease's name in 7th para)Indore, Jul 19 (PTI) As many as 25 cases of cancerhave been reported from Harsola village in Indore district inthe last five years, an NGO has claimed, prompting thegovernment to announc...

 2018-07-19 16:55 

Kuwait News Agency

UNHCR welcomes end to latest Mediterranean standoff...

GENEVA, July 19 (KUNA) -- the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) on Thursday welcomed the actions of the past days by several European countries to collectively end a standoff on the Mediterranean. The standoff involved some 450 refugees ...

 2018-07-19 16:49 

Ecns.cn

Xiaomi soars on dual-class shares deal...

ainland stock exchanges and the Hong Kong stock exchange have reached an agreement on adjusting Stock Connect inclusion arrangements for the Hong Kong listed firms with dual-class share structures, sending Xiaomi shares surging....

 2018-07-19 16:47 

AP

Pre-break surge by Twins might not be enough in loaded AL...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins took nine wins from an 11-game home stand into the All-Star break, a midsummer surge that can boost a middling team into the postseason race....

 2018-07-19 16:47 

UPI

Juventus sells $60M worth of Cristiano Ronaldo jerseys in 24 hours...

Cristiano Ronaldo is making a large economic impact in Italy before playing a game, as Juventus sold $60 million worth of his jerseys in 24 hours....

 2018-07-19 16:45 

UPI

Putin says some in U.S. trying to sabotage U.S.-Russia relations...

Days after meeting with President Donald Trump, Russian leader Vladimir Putin said Thursday some in the U.S. are trying to harm relations for political reasons....

 2018-07-19 16:41 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iranian film 'Children of Heaven' to be screened in Pakistan...

Islamabad, July 19, IRNA -- An Iranian classic film 'Children of Heaven' directed by Majid Majidi will be screened in Pakistan's Islamabad on July 21....

 2018-07-19 16:40 

TASS

Tourists make tax-free claims for purchases worth $14.8 mln during World Cup...

On February 12, the Russian prime minister signed a decree on introducing a tax free shopping pilot program at airports in four Russian regions...

 2018-07-19 16:36 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Ties with Iran not subject to 3rd party policies: India...

Tehran, July 19, IRNA India is seeking long-term relations with Iran and the bilateral relations will not be affected by a third party restrictions, a senior Indian official said....

 2018-07-19 16:35 

Saudi Press Agency

Saudi ambassador to Sudan meets with Dr. Karrar Al-Tohami...
 2018-07-19 16:34 

UPI

Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt passed on 'Brokeback Mountain'...

Gus Van Sant said several Hollywood stars turned down "Brokeback Mountain" before Heath Ledger and Jake Gyllenhaal were ultimately cast....

 2018-07-19 16:33 

AP

Canadian marijuana company Tilray has first US pot IPO...

SEATTLE (AP) — Another big first for the marijuana industry is in the books: A major Canadian grower, processor and distributor has completed an initial public stock offering in the United States, ......

 2018-07-19 16:33 

Reuters Africa

Days after Helsinki summit, Russia shows off Putin's 'super weapons'...

Russia on Thursday broadcast a series of videos showing the testing and operation of a new generation of nuclear and conventional weapons, days after Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump discussed how to avoid an arms race....

 2018-07-19 16:32 

AP

Report: Lake oil spill in Michigan would cost nearly $2B...

DETROIT (AP) — Experts predict that a worst-case scenario leak of an old oil pipeline where Lake Michigan and Lake Huron meet would cost nearly $2 billion....

 2018-07-19 16:31 

AP

Indians bolster bullpen with All-Star Hand, Cimber...

CLEVELAND (AP) — The AL Central-leading Cleveland Indians have bolstered their bullpen with the acquisition of lefty All-Star closer Brad Hand and reliever Adam Cimber from the San Diego Padres in ......

 2018-07-19 16:30 

AP

Loon's first commercial internet balloon deal is in Kenya...

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Loon, the internet-delivering-balloon unit of Google-parent Alphabet, is announcing its first commercial deal....

 2018-07-19 16:29 

AP

Michelle Obama joins nationwide voter registration effort...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama is lending her star power to a new nationwide effort to register voters for the November midterm elections....

 2018-07-19 16:29 

TASS

IOC president offers condolences over untimely death of Kazakhstan's Olympic medalist...

Denis Ten died in a hospital in the country's capital of Almaty on Thursday afternoon after he had been assaulted by two unidentified suspects and sustained a knife stab...

 2018-07-19 16:29 

Press Trust of India

Cabinet to discuss problems of displaced people: CM...

Ranchi, Jul 19 (PTI) Jharkhand Chief Minister RaghubarDas today told the state Assembly that the Cabinet woulddiscuss the setting up of a commission to address the problemsof the displaced people.Replying to the ruling MLAs concern over the displacedpeopl...

 2018-07-19 16:29 

Kuwait News Agency

CBK issues BOP report for Q1 '18...

KUWAIT, July 19 (KUNA) -- The Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) published Thursday the preliminary data of the Balance of Payments (BOP) of the State of Kuwait for the first quarter of 2018 and the revised data of the fourth quarter of 2017. The Data show that...

 2018-07-19 16:28 

Reuters Canada

No big shifts expected from U.S. assessment of Afghan war: general...

The United States is unlikely to make any big shift in military strategy as a result of an ongoing assessment of the war effort in Afghanistan, the top U.S. general overseeing forces in the region said on Thursday....

 2018-07-19 16:28 

MOLDPRES News Agency

Moldovan PM advocates good quality of people's servicing...

Chisinau, 19 July /MOLDPRES/ - Actions for optimizing the work of the reorganized central public administration authorities were discussed by Prime Minister Pavel Filip and directors of entities subordinated to the government today. The PM stressed that m...

 2018-07-19 16:27 

UPI

[ Business ]

General Dynamics contracted for USS Higgins repair, modernization...

General Dynamics has received a $72.5 million contract for work on the USS Higgins during a dry-docking selected restricted availability over the next year....

 2018-07-19 16:26 

AP

Belgium airspace closed for 2 hours over technical glitch...

BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgium's airspace was closed off for landings and departures for about two hours on Thursday afternoon because of a technical glitch in the data system of the air safety control ce......

 2018-07-19 16:25 

IANS

Saina, Sindhu, Srikanth, Prannoy retain places in BWF rankings...

New Delhi, July 19: India's star shuttlers P.V. Sindhu and Saina Nehwal retained their positions in women's singles in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings released on Thursday....

 2018-07-19 16:24 

Reuters Canada

Russia, China delay U.S. push for halt to refined petroleum sales to North Korea...

Russia and China delayed on Thursday a U.S. push for a U.N. Security Council committee to order a halt to refined petroleum exports to North Korea, asking for more detail on a U.S. accusation that Pyongyang has breached a cap, diplomats said....

 2018-07-19 16:24 

Press Trust of India

VHP, Bajrang Dal stage protest over seer's externment...

(Eds: Adds details)Hyderabad, Jul 19 (PTI) The VHP and Bajrang Dal todaystaged road blockades at 30 places in the city and differentdistricts in the state demanding immediate withdrawal of theorders externing Swami Paripoornananda from Hyderabad city.The ...

 2018-07-19 16:23 

UPI

Part of NYC district evacuated after high-pressure steam pipe explodes...

A steam pipe explosion in New York City Thursday hurt five people and forced hundreds of people in dozens of Manhattan buildings to evacuate, authorities said....

 2018-07-19 16:23 

UPI

Tom Jones in hospital with bacterial infection, cancels show...

Tom Jones has been hospitalized with a bacterial infection, prompting the singer to cancel a show scheduled for Thursday in England....

 2018-07-19 16:23 

AFP

Putin slams US forces ready to 'sacrifice' Russia-US ties...

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday slammed "forces" in the US who were willing to sacrifice Russian-US ties, two days after a summit with his US counterpart Donald Trump who has since faced a storm of criticism.The global network of Agen...

 2018-07-19 16:22 

TASS

Russia completes work on Avangard hypersonic missile system...

Industrial enterprises have switched to its serial production, the Defense Ministry said...

 2018-07-19 16:22 

Press Trust of India

Stop Mahabharat in CBI: Cong...

New Delhi, Jul 18 (PTI) Stop 'Mahabharat' in the premierinvestigating agency CBI, senior Congress leader DigivijaySingh said in the Rajya Sabha today.He was referring to reports about internal tussle in theagency between two senior officers.Partic...

 2018-07-19 16:22 

Press Trust of India

JDS MLA's aides heckle woman constable in Karnataka...

Bengaluru, July 19 (PTI) Aides of a ruling JDS MLA heckledand abused a woman constable after she refused them entry intoan high-security area around the KRS Dam in Karnataka with avideo of the incident going viral. The incident occurred yesterday when MLA...

 2018-07-19 16:21 

Press Trust of India

Shiroor mutt seer passes away, poisoning suspected...

(Rpting adding words in para 2) Mangaluru(Kar), Jul 19 (PTI) The head of Udupi-based Shiroor mutt Sri Laxmivara Teertha Swamiji died today at a private hospital at Manipal , doctors said, adding there is suspicion of poisoning. "There is suspicion of ...

 2018-07-19 16:21 

Kuwait News Agency

KUNA main news for Thursday, July 19, 2018...

International: RAMALLAH -- Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) strongly denounced on Thursday the Israeli parliament's (the Knesset) adoption of the "Jewish Nation-State" law. (Issued at 03:34 p.m. local-time 12:34 GMT) BRUSSELS -- The Eur...

 2018-07-19 16:20 

Press Trust of India

Newborn brings out mother from comatose state in Kerala...

Vazhoor (Ker), Jul 19 (PTI) A newborn baby seems to bebringing his 28-year old mother out of comatose state intowhich she had slipped in the third month of pregnancy as sheis showing signs of improvement since beginning breastfeeding. Bettena has slowly s...

 2018-07-19 16:19 

Reuters Africa

Russia, China delay U.S. push for halt to refined petroleum sales to North Korea...

Russia and China delayed on Thursday a U.S. push for a U.N. Security Council committee to order a halt to refined petroleum exports to North Korea, asking for more detail on a U.S. accusation that Pyongyang has breached a cap, diplomats said....

 2018-07-19 16:19 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran-Afghan railway to be launched in 8 months: Official...

Khorramabad, July 19, IRNA Iran-Afghanistan railway will be inaugurated by the end of the Persia calendar year (March 20), an Iranian official said on Thursday....

 2018-07-19 16:17 

Bahrain News Agency

Bahraini-British Joint Working Group convenes...
 2018-07-19 16:17 

Bahrain News Agency

Relief aid distributed to displaced people...
 2018-07-19 16:17 

Sputnik International

27 Satellites in 3 Years: Indian Private Sector Shifts Focus to Space Projects...

A consortium of private firms is expected to assemble 7-9 satellites per year. For the past few years, the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has been encouraging the country's private firms to undertake satellite and rocket manufacturing work ...

 2018-07-19 16:16 

AP

Republicans block bid to extend election security grants...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The GOP-controlled House on Thursday eliminated new funding for states to strengthen election security, drawing protests from Democrats who said Republicans are not doing enough t......

 2018-07-19 16:16 

Saudi Press Agency

5.9-strong earthquake rocks southern Mexico - no injuries or damage...
 2018-07-19 16:16 

Saudi Press Agency

President Al-Sisi starts Sudan visit...
 2018-07-19 16:15 

AP

Airman who inspired "Good Morning, Vietnam" film has died...

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The man whose military radio antics inspired a character played by Robin Williams in the film "Good Morning, Vietnam" has died....

 2018-07-19 16:15 

IANS

Badminton: Indian campaign at Singapore Open ends...

Singapore, July 19: The Indian campaign in the Singapore Open ended as all shuttlers crashed out in the pre-quarter finals here on Thursday....

 2018-07-19 16:15 

AFP

UK police identify Novichok suspects as Russians: report...

British police believe they have identified the suspects who carried out the Novichok nerve agent attack on a former Moscow double agent and his daughter and that they are Russian, the Press Association news agency reported Thursday.The global network of ...

 2018-07-19 16:14 

UPI

Formula One's Lewis Hamilton gets $52M annually in new Mercedes pact...

World champion Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton has signed a two-year contract extension with Mercedes....

 2018-07-19 16:14 

Sputnik International

Lightning, Thunderstorms, Floods Killed 1,006 People in India in Under 2 Months...

The Indian government has established a high-level thunderstorm expert group mandated to develop a high-resolution operational prediction system by March 2019. The ongoing augmentation of the Indian Meteorological Department's observational network is...

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