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  • 1 killed as armed group seizes police HQ in Armenian capital, demands release of opposition head

    Date: 2016-07-17 08:52:17 GMT - Armenia - World - SN:21 - ID:5273085

    YEREVAN, July 17 (MENA) - One person has been killed and several others wounded as an armed group seized the headquarters of the police and interior troops in Yerevan, Armenia, Sky News reported quoting local media. The broadcaster that first ....

  • Kerry tells Turkey counterpart claims U.S. was involved in coup are false, harmful

    Date: 2016-07-16 22:44:00 GMT - Luxembourg - World - SN:112 - ID:5272217

    LUXEMBOURG, July 16 (MENA) – US Secretary of State John Kerry told Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavosoglu on Saturday that public claims suggesting the United States was involved in the failed coup in Turkey were harmful to relations between the ....

  • Egypt’s envoy, DRC deputy minister discuss ties

    Date: 2016-07-16 21:50:32 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:107 - ID:5272033

    CAIRO, July 16 (MENA) - Egypt's Ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Congo Hani Salah on Saturday met with DRC’s Deputy Minister of International Cooperation and Regional Integration Franck Mwe di Malila. The two officials have discussed ....

  • More American troops headed to Iraq, US general says

    Date: 2016-07-16 21:41:47 GMT - USA - World - SN:106 - ID:5272029

    WASHINGTON, July 16 (MENA) - More US troops will be going to Iraq in the months ahead to help local forces defeat Daesh, the top American military commander in charge of operations in the Middle East told Fox News in Baghdad Thursday. This is in ....

  • US, Turkey working to resume air operations, crucial to Daesh fight: Pentagon

    Date: 2016-07-16 20:35:48 GMT - USA - World - SN:102 - ID:5271949

    WASHINGTON, July 16 (MENA) - US officials are working with the Turks to resume air operations there as soon as possible, Pentagon press secretary Peter Cook said. "In the meantime, US Central Command is adjusting flight operations in the ....

  • Erdogan enemy Gulen denies being behind Turkey coup attempt

    Date: 2016-07-16 18:25:25 GMT - USA - World - SN:98 - ID:5271601

    WASHINGTON, July 16 (MENA) - Fethullah Gulen, the US-based cleric and former ally of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, denied being behind the attempted coup in Turkey and condemned it "in the strongest terms". "As someone who suffered ....

  • Turkey FM: Eight who fled to Greece 'to be extradited'

    Date: 2016-07-16 17:36:29 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:94 - ID:5271073

    ANKARA, July 16 (MENA) - Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Twitter that eight soldiers who landed in Greece on board a helicopter, claiming asylum, will be extradited, the BBC reported on Saturday. The tweet says he spoke to ....

  • Obama convenes emergency meeting of national security team on Turkey

    Date: 2016-07-16 17:08:42 GMT - USA - World - SN:92 - ID:5271145

    WASHINGTON, July 16 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama convened an emergency meeting of his national security team at the White House Saturday morning to discuss the attempted coup in Turkey, ABC News reported. The White House said the president ....

  • Pro-government rally held outside of Turkish parliament

    Date: 2016-07-16 17:04:31 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:91 - ID:5270785

    ANKARA, July 16 (MENA) - Hundreds of people waving Turkish flags have gathered outside of the parliament in Ankara to protest the coup attempt as legislators prepare to hold an emergency session, ABC News reported. All four parties represented ....

  • Abe hopes for end to South China Sea dispute

    Date: 2016-07-16 15:37:37 GMT - Japan - World - SN:89 - ID:5270589

    TOKYO, July 16 (MENA) - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has expressed hope for the peaceful resolution of territorial disputes in the South China Sea. He was referring to an international tribunal's dismissal of China's claims to large parts of the sea, ....

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