MUMBAI, July 19:  Fifteen people were killed in separate train accidents in a single day in Mumbai, police said Friday, with the sharp toll underscoring the dangers of India's overburdened rail network.

PARIS, July 19: The highest temperature in France was 46 degrees Celsius on June 28 at Verargues in the south of France, meteorological service Meteo France said on Friday, following analysis of data collected from other stations.

China's intelligence law looms over EU 5G safeguards: official

Published On: July 19, 2019 07:45 PM NPT By: Reuters

BRUSSELS, July 19: The European Union cannot ignore China’s National Intelligence Law, which requires Chinese citizens to support state information-gathering, as Brussels seeks rules for super-fast mobile networks, a senior EU official said on Friday.

BERLIN, July 19: German Chancellor Angela Merkel defended her government’s efforts to combat climate change on Friday, promising that her Cabinet will make “decisive” moves in September.

BAGHDAD, July 19: An unmanned aircraft dropped explosives on a base belonging to Iran-linked Shi’ite paramilitary groups in northern Iraq on Friday, killing at least one person, the army and paramilitary sources said.

Quake hits northwest of Greek capital Athens - witnesses

Published On: July 19, 2019 06:16 PM NPT By: Reuters

ATHENS, July 19:  A magnitude 5.1 earthquake shook the Greek capital Athens on Friday, sending people running from buildings in panic, witnesses said.

NEW DELHI, July 19: A mob on Friday beat to death three men suspected of trying to steal cattle in India’s eastern state of Bihar, police said, the latest in a spate of attacks that have provoked alarm among religious minorities.

U.S. says Navy ship 'destroyed' Iranian drone in Gulf

Published On: July 19, 2019 02:48 PM NPT By: Reuters

WASHINGTON, July 19: The United States said on Thursday that a U.S. Navy ship had “destroyed” an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz after the aircraft threatened the vessel, but Iran said it had no information about losing a drone.

Thai exports seen falling 5% year-on-year in June

Published On: July 19, 2019 02:10 PM NPT By: Reuters

BANGKOK, July 19: Thailand’s customs-cleared annual exports likely declined for a fourth straight month in June, down 5.0%, a Reuters poll showed on Friday, after falling 5.79% in the previous month.

SEOUL, July 19: As soon as supermarket manager Cho Min-hyuk got to work the day after Tokyo imposed curbs on exports to South Korea, he pulled all Japanese products off the shelves.