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  • Indian PM meets US secretary of defense

    Date: 2018-06-02 16:51:09 GMT - Singapore - International - SN:5 - ID:7427426

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi met on Saturday with U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis in Singapore, to discuss security-related issues, days after the Pentagon renamed its Pacific Command as Indo-Pacific Command in a largely symbolic move to ....

  • America's poor becoming more destitute under Trump - UN official

    Date: 2018-06-02 16:28:18 GMT - USA - International - SN:4 - ID:7427406

    UN special rapporteur on extreme poverty Philip Alston said on Saturday, poverty in the United States is extensive and is deepening under the Trump administration whose policies seem aimed at removing the safety net from millions of poor, while ....

  • Visa network crash hits customers and retailers

    Date: 2018-06-01 19:23:24 GMT - United Kingdom - International - SN:13 - ID:7426214

    "Visa is currently experiencing a service disruption. This incident is preventing some Visa transactions in Europe from being processed," a Visa spokesperson told Sky News. "We are investigating the cause and working as quickly as possible to ....

  • US airstrike in Somalia against al-Shabab kills 12 fighters

    Date: 2018-06-01 19:11:41 GMT - Somalia - International - SN:12 - ID:7426202

    The US military said it has carried out an airstrike outside Somalia's capital that killed 12 al-Shabab extremists, ABC news reported. The US Africa Command has carried out at least 15 such airstrikes this year against the al-Qaida-linked ....

  • Theresa May attacks Donald Trump's 'unjustified' steel tariffs

    Date: 2018-06-01 19:07:19 GMT - United Kingdom - International - SN:11 - ID:7426199

    UK Prime Minister Theresa May has hit back at US President Donald Trump’s "unjustified" decision to impose tariffs on steel and aluminium producers, which has pushed the EU to the brink of a trade war with the US. In her first direct ....

  • Russian Defense Ministry reports 4 ceasefire violations in Syria

    Date: 2018-06-01 11:41:31 GMT - Russia - International - SN:6 - ID:7425728

    Russian Defense Ministry on Friday said that it reported four ceasefire violations in Syria during the past 24 hours. The situation in the de-escalation zones has been assessed as "stable", Russian news agency Sputnik quoted the defense ministry ....

  • Iran suspends football relations with Greece

    Date: 2018-06-01 10:30:35 GMT - Iran - International - SN:3 - ID:7425624

    Football Federation issued a statement on cancelling two preparatory competitions against Greece and Kosovo, Islamic Republic News Agency reported. The statement came following unilateral cancellation of preparatory match between the Iranian and ....

  • Putin, Netanyahu discuss Syrian peace settlement

    Date: 2018-06-01 08:22:36 GMT - Russia - International - SN:2 - ID:7425453

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu had a telephone conversation on Thursday, Tass quoted the Kremlin press service as saying. "As a follow-up to the May 9 talks in Moscow, the two sides discussed some ....

  • Merkel: EU will respond in "firm and united" way to US tariffs

    Date: 2018-06-01 08:05:23 GMT - Germany - International - SN:1 - ID:7425428

    European Union member states will respond in a "firm and united" way to looming US steel and aluminium tariffs against European producers, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Thursday. "We want to be exempt from these tariffs" which are in "not ....

  • US issues fresh Iran sanctions, targets Evin Prison

    Date: 2018-05-30 18:02:09 GMT - USA - International - SN:13 - ID:7423640

    The United States imposed sanctions on six Iranians and three Iran-based entities on Wednesday, including Tehran's Evin prison, The New York Times reported. The sanctions, announced by the US Treasury on its website, also targeted the Ansar-e ....

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