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WORLD News List

Digital reading bad for concentration, patience - research

OSLO, July 20 (Bernama) -- Recent research in Norway showed that reading from mobile and computer screens has a negative impact on one's concentration and patience, Xinhua news agency reported quoted public broadcaster NRK on Friday.

Iran seizes British oil tanker in Strait of Hormuz

TEHRAN, July 20 (Bernama) -- Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) on Friday seized the British oil tanker, Stena Impero, in the Strait of Hormuz, Xinhua news agency quoted an IRGC statement.

576 Indian nationals in Malaysian jails, India's Foreign Ministry says

By Shakir Husain

NEW DELHI, July 19 (Bernama) -- The number of Indian citizens in Malaysian jails due to violation of local laws is 576, according to India's Ministry of External Affairs.

Man suspected of setting Japanese anime studio ablaze has criminal record

TOKYO, July 19 (Bernama) -- The man suspected of instigating the deadly fire at an animation studio in Kyoto has a criminal record, Sputnik news agency quoted Japanese media which cited sources familiar with the investigation into the arson.

Turkish army 'neutralises' six PKK terrorists in northern Iraq

ANKARA, July 19 (Bernama) -- The Turkish army “neutralised” six Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) terrorists in northern Iraq in coordination with Operation Claw, Anadolu Agency reported, quoting Turkey's National Defence Ministry on Friday. 

Death toll from Afghan University blast climbs to eight, 33 other injured

ANKARA, July 19 (Bernama) -- The death toll from the blast near the Kabul University in Afghanistan on Friday have risen to eight, Anadolu Agency reported, quoting an official.

Trump says US downed Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz

WASHINGTON, July 19 (Bernama) -- The United States (US)  has destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz after it threatened an American warship, Anadolu Agency reported, quoting US President Donald Trump on Thursday.