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S. Korea monitors MERS patient contacts
Seoul, Sept. 10 (BNA): South Korea's government said today that it is keeping close tabs on 21 people who came in close contact with a man who tested positive for Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS).
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Pakistani President, Premier receive Saudi Information Minister
Islamabad, Sept. 9 (BNA): Pakistani President Arif Alawi received in Islamabad today Saudi Minister of Information Dr. Awad bin Saleh Al Awad.
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No intercontinental ballistic missiles in N. Korea military parade
Seoul, Sept. 9 (BNA): North Korea did not showcase intercontinental ballistic missiles during a military parade staged today to celebrate the 70th anniversary of its founding, media reports showed.
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Quake death toll rises to 16 in Japan
Tokyo, Sept.7 (BNA): the death in the aftermath of the earthquake which devastated the northern parts of Japan rose to 16.
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US Defence Secretary arrives in Kabul
Kabul, Sept.7 (BNA): US Defence Secretary James Mattis arrived today morning in Kabul on an unannounced visit to Afghnanistan.
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N. Korean leader meets S. Korean president's special delegation
Seoul, Sept. 6 (BNA): North Korean leader Kim Jong-un met a special delegation of South Korean President Moon Jae-in yesterday, possibly reaffirming his commitment to establishing peace on the Korean Peninsula and denuclearising his country.
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Kuwait, US sign cooperation agreement
Washington, Sept. 5 (BNA): Kuwait's General Administration of Customs and the US Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) have signed a cooperation agreement, setting up efforts to ban trafficking of nuclear and other radioactive materials. The signing came on the sidelines of the Amir HH Shaikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah's visit to Washington.
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S. Korea to review military service exemptions
Seoul, Sept. 4 (BNA): South Korea’s military manpower agency will conduct a full review of the active-duty military service exemption system, its chief said amid controversy over dozens of athletes benefiting due to their wins in the latest Asian Games in Indonesia.
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Japan braced for intense tropical cyclone
Tokyo, Sept. 4 (BNA): Typhoon number 21, the most intense tropical cyclone system of the year, is expected to hit western and central Japan on Sept. 4, drawing warnings of wind gusts and torrential rain with lightning.
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GCC support to UNRWA praised
New York, Sept. 4 (BNA): United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA)'s Commissioner-General Pierre Krahenbuhl has expressed his regret and disappointment over the US decision not to provide any additional funding to the international humanitarian agency.
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