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  • Philippine military assaults kill 9 Abu Sayyaf extremists

    Date: 2016-07-07 12:56:44 GMT - Philippines - World - SN:54 - ID:5221337

    MANILA, July 7 (MENA) - A Philippine military spokesman says government forces, backed by rocket-firing helicopters and artillery fire, have killed up to nine Abu Sayyaf extremists in battles against the militants in two southern provinces, San ....

  • 'Several thousand soldiers from US, Nato' to be deployed in Poland

    Date: 2016-07-07 12:25:06 GMT - Poland - World - SN:50 - ID:5221185

    WARSAW, July 7 (MENA) - Several thousand of US and NATO troops will be deployed in Poland as NATO is expanding its military presence on the alliance's eastern flank, Polish Defense Minister Antoni Macierewicz said Thursday, according to Sputnik ....

  • China rejects US sanctions against South Korean president

    Date: 2016-07-07 12:01:30 GMT - China - World - SN:47 - ID:5221081

    BEIJING, July 7 (MENA) - China's Foreign Ministry said on Thursday that it opposed the use of unilateral sanctions after the United States announced sanctions on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for the first time, citing human rights abuses, ....

  • S. Korea welcomes U.S. sanctions on N. Korean human rights violators

    Date: 2016-07-07 11:53:34 GMT - south korea - World - SN:45 - ID:5221021

    SEOUL, July 7 (MENA) - South Korea on Thursday "welcomed" the United States' move to impose sanctions on North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and other high ranking officials for human rights violations, expressing hopes that the move will help the world ....

  • Chelsea Manning in suicide attempt, US Army says

    Date: 2016-07-07 10:51:49 GMT - USA - World - SN:34 - ID:5220533

    WASHINGTON, July 7 (MENA) - A former US soldier who was jailed for revealing classified information to WikiLeaks has reportedly tried to take her own life. Chelsea Manning was taken to a hospital near the US Disciplinary Barracks at Fort ....

  • Kerry in Ukraine to offer help from United States

    Date: 2016-07-07 10:48:35 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:33 - ID:5220685

    KIEV, July 7 (MENA) – US Secretary of State John Kerry is in Ukraine aiming to reassure the former Soviet republic that the United States stands by it in its territorial disputes with Russia, ABC News reported on Thursday. Kerry arrived in Kiev ....

  • Jimmy, Rosalynn Carter reach 70th wedding anniversary

    Date: 2016-07-07 09:49:22 GMT - USA - World - SN:29 - ID:5220305

    WASHINGTON, July 7 (MENA) – Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter are marking their 70th wedding anniversary, ABC news reported on Thursday. The former US president and first lady married on July 7, 1946, in their small hometown of Plains, Georgia. Jimmy ....

  • Moscow concerned with build-up of Ukrainian Armed Forces in Donbass - diplomat

    Date: 2016-07-07 09:07:09 GMT - Russia - World - SN:25 - ID:5220017

    MOSCOW, July 7 (MENA) - The build-up of Ukrainian Armed Forces in Donbass means that Kiev is preparing a military operation in the region, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday after the meeting of Deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin ....

  • Brexit not to impact granting of EU visa-free travel to Ukraine

    Date: 2016-07-07 08:41:10 GMT - Russia - World - SN:23 - ID:5219909

    KIEV, July 7 (MENA) - The United Kingdom's decision to exit the European Union will not influence the granting of visa-free travel to Ukraine, Interfax news agency quoted head of the EU Delegation to Ukraine Ambassador Jan Tombinski as ....

  • Argentina former leader Cristina Fernandez has assets frozen

    Date: 2016-07-07 08:35:47 GMT - Argentina - World - SN:22 - ID:5219913

    BUENOS AIRES, July 7 (MENA) – A judge in Buenos Aires has frozen the assets of former Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, the BBC reported on Thursday. Fernandez has been accused of making fraudulent foreign currency transactions ....

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