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  • Obama cuts Europe trip short, to visit Dallas

    Date: 2016-07-09 06:27:25 GMT - USA - World - SN:6 - ID:5227337

    WASHINGTON, July 9 (MENA) – US President Barack Obama is cutting his Europe trip short and will visit Dallas this week, the ABC News cited the White House as announcing. "The President will return to Washington on Sunday night – one day earlier ....

  • Black Lives Matter condemns Dallas violence, holds protests

    Date: 2016-07-09 06:04:11 GMT - USA - World - SN:5 - ID:5227329

    WASHINGTON, July 9 (MENA) - Protesters across the US marched peacefully, decrying police brutality over the killing of two African-American men this week. They wept, held signs and chanted, "Black Lives Matter". The Friday protests came a day ....

  • UN condemns gun violence in US

    Date: 2016-07-08 22:28:52 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:68 - ID:5227145

    NEW YORK, July 8 (MENA) – United Nations officials on Friday spoke out against recent violence in the United States which has left several people dead, expressing both outrage and condemnation over the killings, and highlighting the need for more to ....

  • Indian troops say top rebel in Kashmir killed

    Date: 2016-07-08 21:27:10 GMT - India - World - SN:66 - ID:5227085

    NEW DELHI, July 8 (MENA) – Indian government forces killed the top rebel commander in their part of the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir on Friday, ABC News quoted the officials as saying on Friday. Police Director-General K. Rajendra said ....

  • Moscow warns of ‘dangerous consequences’ as US moves to place missile defense system in S. Korea

    Date: 2016-07-08 20:22:16 GMT - Russia - World - SN:65 - ID:5227065

    MOSCOW, July 8 (MENA) – The Russian Foreign Ministry said on Friday that the boosting of US missile defense potential in Asia and the Pacific undermines the existing global security balance, Russia Today reported. The ministry made the remarks ....

  • NATO agrees to reinforce eastern Poland, Baltic states

    Date: 2016-07-08 20:21:01 GMT - Poland - World - SN:64 - ID:5227037

    WARSAW, July 8 (MENA) - NATO leaders geared up Friday for a long-term standoff with Russia, ordering multinational troops to Poland and the three Baltic states as Moscow moves forward with its own plans to station two new divisions along its western ....

  • Obama orders flags at half-staff after Dallas shooting

    Date: 2016-07-08 19:58:20 GMT - USA - World - SN:63 - ID:5227041

    WASHINGTON, July 8 (MENA) – The US President Barack Obama ordered flags to be lowered to half-staff Friday after a deadly shooting the previous night in Dallas killed five police officers and injured seven, US media reported on Friday. Obama ....

  • 12 die in traffic jam in Indonesia

    Date: 2016-07-08 19:30:49 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:60 - ID:5226641

    JAKARTA, July 8 (MENA) – At least 12 people have died of dehydration and exhaustion while sitting in traffic in Indonesia, the BBC reported on Friday. Traffic filled up three lanes for several days on the island of Java. Crowds travelling to ....

  • Refugees push EU population up in 2015

    Date: 2016-07-08 16:38:52 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:57 - ID:5226497

    BRUSSELS, July 8 (MENA) – The population of the European Union has increased in 2015 to hit 510.1 million due to the influx of refugees joining the 28-nation bloc. According to a report published by the EU statistics agency, Eurostat, the EU ....

  • Clinton, Trump cancel events in light of Dallas shootings

    Date: 2016-07-08 16:35:38 GMT - USA - World - SN:56 - ID:5226445

    WASHINGTON, July 8 (MENA) – Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump announced Friday they have canceled events in light of the attack on Dallas police officers, though Clinton plans to address the tragedy later in the day at an African Methodist Episcopal ....

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