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  • South Korea mulls free trade agreement with Britain

    Date: 2016-06-26 08:08:14 GMT - south korea - World - SN:10 - ID:5159749

    SEOUL, June 26 (MENA) - South Korea will consider a bilateral free trade deal with Britain in response to its exit from the European Union, Yonhap reported quoting the country's trade ministry on Sunday. It added the more lucrative Korea-EU ....

  • Austrian far-right says UK referendum strong signal EU needs to change

    Date: 2016-06-26 08:07:53 GMT - Austria - World - SN:9 - ID:5159697

    VIENNA, June 26 (MENA) – Presidential candidate Norbert Hofer, from the far-right and EU-sceptic Freedom Party, said referendum on UK's membership of the European Union is a strong signal that the union needs to change, the Local reported on ....

  • China, Russia sign joint statement on strengthening global strategic stability

    Date: 2016-06-25 20:06:01 GMT - China - World - SN:81 - ID:5158913

    BEIJING, June 25 (MENA) - China and Russia vowed to strengthen global strategic stability in a joint statement signed by Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin, the official CCTV reported. The statement was signed after ....

  • EU out vote puts UK commitment to Paris climate agreement in doubt

    Date: 2016-06-25 19:48:31 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:80 - ID:5158925

    LONDON, June 25 (MENA) – The UK government won high praise six months ago for taking a leading role in the successful Paris climate change agreement, the first legally binding commitment on curbing carbon emissions by all 195 United Nations ....

  • At least 26 dead in West Virginia flooding

    Date: 2016-06-25 19:44:25 GMT - USA - World - SN:79 - ID:5158905

    WASHINGTON, June 25 (MENA) - At least 26 people have died as a result of flooding in West Virginia, the Kanawha County Sheriff's Office said Saturday, after another three victims were found overnight, CNN reported. Earlier, US officials said ....

  • Brexit talks should start as soon as possible - German FM

    Date: 2016-06-25 19:17:59 GMT - Germany - World - SN:77 - ID:5158849

    BERLIN, June 25 (MENA) - Germany's Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier urged that Brexit talks start "as soon as possible," after he met with representatives of the EU's founding nations. His colleagues also pressed London to seek talks soon, ....

  • Britain's exit will echo for years - Danish PM

    Date: 2016-06-25 18:56:20 GMT - Denmark - World - SN:75 - ID:5158853

    COPENHAGEN, June 25 (MENA) - Danish Prime Minister Lars Loekke Rasmussen said Saturday Britain's exit "will echo for years to come and change the Europe as we know it," ABC News reported After a government meeting to discuss the British vote, ....

  • More than 2,000 refugees rescued in Mediterranean

    Date: 2016-06-25 18:38:41 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:74 - ID:5158721

    LONDON, June 25 (MENA) - Ship crews have pulled more than 2,000 refugees from overcrowded boats in the Mediterranean, Italy’s coastguard has said, as people-smugglers stepped up operations during two consecutive days of good weather. More than ....

  • Ukrainian border guards detain 2 Daesh suspects from Tajikistan

    Date: 2016-06-25 18:37:42 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:73 - ID:5158565

    KIEV, June 25 (MENA) - Ukrainian border guards have detained in the Kharkiv airport two Tajik nationals flying from Turkey over their alleged links to the Daesh terrorist group, Sputnik news agency quoted the Ukraine's State Border Guard Service of ....

  • Religious tensions in Myanmar village after mosque destroyed

    Date: 2016-06-25 18:36:46 GMT - Myanmar (Burma) - World - SN:72 - ID:5158573

    NAYPYIDAW, June 25 (MENA) - Scores of police have been deployed to guard a village in central Myanmar where religious tensions are running high after a Buddhist mob destroyed a mosque, The Daily Mail reported. It is the latest flare-up of ....

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