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  • Russia to respond to US missile defense in Poland - Putin

    Date: 2016-07-01 20:17:19 GMT - Russia - World - SN:81 - ID:5194477

    MOSCOW, July 1 (MENA) – Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday that Russia will be forced to respond adequately to the deployment of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s (NATO) missile defense system in Poland and the Western alliance’s ....

  • France: Quartet report underlines destructive impact of Israeli settlements on two-state solution

    Date: 2016-07-01 19:46:31 GMT - France - World - SN:79 - ID:5194405

    PARIS, July 1 (MENA) - French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault said on Friday that the Quartet report on the Middle East peace process underlines danger of the Israeli settlements on the two-state solution. In a statement, the minister said: ....

  • Gunmen take multiple hostages in Bangladesh's Dhaka restaurant attack

    Date: 2016-07-01 19:20:55 GMT - Bangladesh - World - SN:78 - ID:5194365

    DHAKA, July 1 (MENA) - Gunmen have attacked a restaurant in the diplomatic quarter of the Bangladeshi capital and taken an unknown number of people hostages, including foreigners, Sky News quoted the special police force chief as saying. Benjir ....

  • 2,900 migrants die on way to Europe in 2016 – report

    Date: 2016-07-01 18:09:14 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:74 - ID:5194073

    NEW YORK, July 1 (MENA) - Nearly 2,900 migrants have died trying to reach Europe by crossing the Mediterranean Sea, making the first six months of 2016 the deadliest on record, according to figures published Friday by an international migration ....

  • Extended anti-Russia sanctions continue EU's short sighted policy - Moscow

    Date: 2016-07-01 16:53:40 GMT - Russia - World - SN:73 - ID:5193877

    MOSCOW, July 1 (MENA) – The European Union continues its short-sighted policy with the extension of sanctions against Russia, mistakenly holding Moscow responsible for carrying out agreements to settle the Ukrainian conflict, Sputnik News quoted the ....

  • Czech president wants referendum on EU & NATO membership

    Date: 2016-07-01 14:48:21 GMT - Czech - World - SN:67 - ID:5193577

    PRAGUE, July 1 (MENA) - The President of the Czech Republic Milos Zeman has called for a referendum on his country’s membership in the EU and NATO. Although Zeman wants to remain in both organizations, he wants the public to have a chance to ....

  • China asks Taiwan to explain missile blunder

    Date: 2016-07-01 14:47:26 GMT - China - World - SN:66 - ID:5193569

    Beijing, July 1 (MENA) - China's top official said Friday that Taiwan should provide a "responsible" explanation for launching a missile accidentally into the Taiwan Strait earlier in the day, calling it a "serious" matter, Focus Taiwan News ....

  • NK leader suffering from insomnia, adult diseases: NIS

    Date: 2016-07-01 14:12:17 GMT - south korea - World - SN:62 - ID:5193429

    SEOUL, July 1 (MENA) - North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is currently suffering from insomnia, as well as diseases caused by obesity, South Korea's intelligence agency said Friday, adding he has gained 40 kilograms over the past four years, the Yonhap ....

  • Hungary jails 10 migrants for up to three years for border crossing

    Date: 2016-07-01 13:03:36 GMT - Hungary - World - SN:56 - ID:5192937

    BUDAPEST, July 1 (MENA) - A Hungarian court on Friday sentenced 10 migrants to between one and three years in jail for illegally crossing the border during a riot in September 2015, after Hungary built a razor wire fence to seal its frontier with ....

  • Taiwan mistakenly fires supersonic missile killing one

    Date: 2016-07-01 12:40:31 GMT - Taiwan - World - SN:53 - ID:5192773

    TAIPEI, July 1 (MENA) - Taiwan's navy mistakenly launched a supersonic anti-ship missile from a naval base, killing one person and injuring three, the BBC quoted Taiwanese officials as saying on Friday. A patrol boat was undergoing a drill ....

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