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  • Slovak PM: EU have to redefine unsuccessful policies

    Date: 2016-07-01 07:10:49 GMT - Slovakia - World - SN:21 - ID:5191049

    BRATISLAVA, July 1 (MENA) - Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico said the EU will have to "redefine" unsuccessful policies, particularly on immigration, the BBC reported Friday. Fico met European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker in the ....

  • Il-76 monitoring forest fire in Russia fails to report back to rescuers

    Date: 2016-07-01 07:03:56 GMT - Russia - World - SN:20 - ID:5190993

    MOSCOW, July 1 (MENA) - An Il-76 aircraft circling territories stricken by forest fires in Russia's Irkutsk region failed to report back to rescuers at the scheduled time, a source in the local emergency services said Friday. "The aircraft with ....

  • China participates in International Army Games 2016

    Date: 2016-07-01 06:19:49 GMT - China - World - SN:7 - ID:5190853

    BEIJING, July 1 (MENA) - Spokesperson for the Chinese Ministry of National Defense (MND) Wu Qian said "From July 30 to August 13, the Chinese PLA will send a team to take part in the International Army Games 2016 co-hosted by Russia and Kazakhstan." ....

  • Bill Clinton meeting with Lynch causes headaches for Hillary

    Date: 2016-07-01 06:13:02 GMT - USA - World - SN:6 - ID:5190829

    WASHINGTON, July 1 (MENA) - A meeting this week between Attorney General Loretta Lynch and former President Bill Clinton is creating headaches for Hillary Clinton's campaign, CNN reported. Lynch and Bill Clinton met privately in Phoenix Monday ....

  • Belize tanker with five Russians among crew detained off Libya

    Date: 2016-06-30 20:43:01 GMT - Russia - World - SN:80 - ID:5190257

    MOSCOW, June 30 (MENA) - A tanker under the flag of Belize with five Russian nationals among its crew has been detained by coast guards off western Libya and taken to the military port of Tripoli, Russia's Foreign Ministry said on Thursday, ....

  • Death toll rises to 44 in Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport terror attack

    Date: 2016-06-30 20:40:55 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:79 - ID:5190269

    ANKARA, June 30 (MENA) - The death toll in the terror attack at Istanbul’s Ataturk international airport increased to 44 on Thursday after a 25-year Turkish citizen died from his wounds in hospital, the ABC News reported. There were 19 foreign ....

  • US announces $51.6 million in donation to UNRWA

    Date: 2016-06-30 20:07:51 GMT - palestine - World - SN:77 - ID:5190253

    GAZA CITY, June 30 (MENA) - The United States announced Thursday a new contribution of nearly $52 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) in response to the Agency’s 2016 Emergency Appeal ....

  • Russia: US destroyer tried to repulse Russian frigate from carrier

    Date: 2016-06-30 19:53:36 GMT - Russia - World - SN:76 - ID:5190229

    MOSCOW, June 30 (MENA) - The Russian Defense Ministry said Thursday that the US destroyer Gravely, which escorted Harry S. Truman aircraft carrier in the Eastern Mediterranean on June 17, violated international and bilateral agreement on avoiding ....

  • 73 Taliban militants killed in Afghan's Nuristan

    Date: 2016-06-30 19:42:48 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:75 - ID:5190177

    KABUL, June 30 (MENA) - At least 73 Taliban militants were killed in airstrikes conducted by the Afghan Air Force and US forces in eastern Nuristan province of Afghanistan, according to Khaama Press. The Ministry of Defense said the militants ....

  • FCO Minister condemns attack in Afghanistan

    Date: 2016-06-30 18:53:49 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:73 - ID:5190013

    LONDON, June 30 (MENA) - British Minister for the Middle East and North Africa Tobias Ellwood on Thursday condemned Taliban suicide attack on an Afghan police convoy outside the capital Kabul, killing at least 30 people and wounding 50 others. Mr ....

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