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  • UK to relinquish scheduled EU presidency

    Date: 2016-07-20 10:38:41 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:23 - ID:5291541

    LONDON, July 20 (MENA) - The UK is to relinquish its upcoming six-month presidency of the European Council as it prepares to leave the EU, the BBC reported. The announcement from No 10 came as Theresa May prepares to meet German Chancellor Angela ....

  • Three stabbed in Hyde Park as water fight turns violent

    Date: 2016-07-20 06:38:17 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:6 - ID:5290393

    LONDON, July 19 (MENA) - Police in riot gear were deployed in Hyde Park in central London after what was originally described as a free party and water fight turned ugly – with two officers rushed to hospital suffering from stab wounds. The ....

  • Donald Trump seals Republican nomination

    Date: 2016-07-20 06:03:59 GMT - USA - World - SN:2 - ID:5290313

    WASHINGTON, July 20 (MENA) - Donald Trump has secured the nomination of the Republican Party to become the next US president after months of controversial campaigning that has divided the American right of the political spectrum, Voice of America ....

  • Natural gas pipeline in central China on fire

    Date: 2016-07-20 05:51:52 GMT - China - World - SN:1 - ID:5290289

    BEIJING, July 20 (MENA) - A natural gas pipeline in central China has caught fire and there are casualties, state news agency Xinhua reported on Wednesday. The pipeline carries gas from the southwestern province of Sichuan to eastern China. ....

  • Telegraph: Turkey’s tourism chapter is ending

    Date: 2016-07-19 22:48:51 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:115 - ID:5289993

    LONDON, July 19 (MENA) - The Telegraph said in a report that the failed coup in Turkey adds the final damaging dimension to the country’s instability. The newspaper described the coup as more damaging than the terror attacks. The country is hit ....

  • Obama offers Turkey’s Erdogan help in prosecuting coup plotters

    Date: 2016-07-19 20:57:36 GMT - USA - World - SN:108 - ID:5289773

    WASHINGTON, July 19 (MENA) - US President Obama told Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in a phone call Tuesday that the US was willing to provide "appropriate" help to Turkish authorities investigating an attempted coup plot, but the White ....

  • UK's Johnson calls on Russia to persuade Assad to end Syrian conflict

    Date: 2016-07-19 19:52:41 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:105 - ID:5289141

    LONDON, July 19 (MENA) - Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson called on Russia to use its "unique ability" to stop the Syrian conflict by convincing Syrian President Bashar al Assad to put an end to five years of fighting which have ravaged the ....

  • Turkish pilots involved in downing of Russian Su-24 arrested -- minister

    Date: 2016-07-19 18:29:55 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:100 - ID:5288817

    ANKARA, July 19 (MENA) - Two Turkish Air Force pilots linked to the downing of a Russian Su-24 bomber in November have been detained in connection with the recent failed coup attempt in Turkey, Russia Today quoted the country’s justice minister as ....

  • Kremlin regrets UK Prime Minister’s statement on Russian threat

    Date: 2016-07-19 17:28:00 GMT - Russia - World - SN:96 - ID:5288781

    SOCHI, Russia, July 19 (MENA) - Russia regrets British Prime Minister Theresa May’s latest statements on the perceived Russian threat to the United Kingdom, Sputnik news agency quoted Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov as saying on Tuesday. May ....

  • US forced to ink nuclear deal with Iran -- Salehi

    Date: 2016-07-19 16:32:44 GMT - Iran - World - SN:91 - ID:5288421

    TEHRAN, July 19 (MENA) - Head of the Iranian Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali-Akbar Salehi said on Tuesday that the US was forced to sign the nuclear deal with Iran. “Iran is the arch rival of the US and this is worrying the US. It ....

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