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  • Boris Johnson vows to make Britain ‘greatest place on earth’ if he becomes PM

    Date: 2019-07-05 22:25:21 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:59 - ID:8011605

    LONDON, July 5 (MENA) - UK's Boris Johnson promised to make Britain "the greatest place on earth" as he vowed to unite Britain and finally deliver a long-awaited Brexit, according to the Sun newspaper on Friday. The front-runner to become the ....

  • US wants meeting with UN nuke agency on Iran

    Date: 2019-07-05 18:25:49 GMT - USA - World - SN:48 - ID:8011397

    WASHINGTON, July 5 (MENA) - The US has said it is requesting a special meeting of the board of the United Nations' nuclear agency to discuss the latest developments in Iran's atomic program, ABC News reported. The US said Friday its ambassador to ....

  • Greek authorities seize massive shipment of Captagon drug

    Date: 2019-07-05 17:01:49 GMT - Greece - World - SN:43 - ID:8011362

    ATHENS, July 5 (MENA) - Greek authorities say they have seized more than five tons of the synthetic drug known as Captagon, which they say is the largest amount of the drug ever seized globally, ABC News reported Friday. The drugs, consisting of ....

  • Chris Cline, coal mining entrepreneur, killed in Helicopter crash

    Date: 2019-07-05 16:57:13 GMT - USA - World - SN:39 - ID:8011246

    WASHINGTON, June 5 (MENA) - Chris Cline, a billionaire entrepreneur, philanthropist and political donor once called the "King of Coal," died Thursday in what local authorities said was a helicopter crash in the Bahamas that killed seven people, The ....

  • Italian official lauds Egypt's expertise in combating organized crime

    Date: 2019-07-05 16:29:52 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:38 - ID:8011065

    CAIRO, July 5 (MENA) - The director of the Central Directorate for Immigration and Border Police at Italy's Interior Ministry hailed Egypt's distinct expertise in countering organized crime and illegal migration. Speaking at a celebration held by ....

  • IAEA to hold emergency meeting to discuss nuclear deal with Iran

    Date: 2019-07-05 16:11:16 GMT - Russia - World - SN:36 - ID:8011067

    VIENNA, July 5 (MENA) - The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is preparing to hold an emergency meeting in Vienna next weekend to discuss the future of the nuclear deal with Iran, diplomatic sources in IAEA said Friday, Sputnik news agency ....

  • Malta agrees to take in migrants on Italy NGO boat as part of swap

    Date: 2019-07-05 15:37:21 GMT - Malta - World - SN:35 - ID:8011232

    VALLETTA, July 5 (MENA) - Malta said on Friday it would take in 54 migrants rescued by an Italian charity boat off Libya this week, after Italy refused to let the vessel dock at one of its ports as it labors to shut down sea migration routes, ....

  • Germany's Sea-Eye says it rescued 65 migrants off Libya coast

    Date: 2019-07-05 14:48:12 GMT - Germany - World - SN:33 - ID:8010978

    BERLIN, July 5 (MENA) - German humanitarian group Sea-Eye said its rescue ship has picked up 65 people who were found in a large dinghy about 55 kilometers off Libya's coast, ABC News reported. Sea-Eye said on its Facebook page that the crew of ....

  • Russia vows mirror response to mid-range missile deployment in NATO countries

    Date: 2019-07-05 14:33:20 GMT - Russia - World - SN:32 - ID:8011019

    MOSCOW, July 5 (MENA) - Earlier on Friday NATO Chief Jens Stoltenberg said that the alliance would respond with coordinated “defensive” measures in the event of the termination of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, Sputnik news agency ....

  • Russia hopes launching dialogue with US on strategic stability

    Date: 2019-07-05 14:05:55 GMT - Russia - World - SN:31 - ID:8010977

    MOSCOW, July 5 (MENA) - Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov said Friday he hoped that at his meeting with US Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Andrea Thompson in Geneva on July 17-18, they would be able ....

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