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  • Sarkozy calls to boost dialogue with Russia, prevent new cold war

    Date: 2016-06-21 21:19:11 GMT - Russia - World - SN:94 - ID:5136981

    BERLIN, June 21 (MENA) - Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy on Tuesday warned about the danger of fueling tensions between Russia and the European Union and called for dialogue with Moscow, TASS news agency reported. Sarkozy said this in ....

  • Lavrov, Kerry discuss ceasefire, resuming Syrian peace talks in phone call

    Date: 2016-06-21 20:28:37 GMT - Russia - World - SN:91 - ID:5136881

    MOSCOW, June 21 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US State Secretary John Kerry discussed the ceasefire in Syria and the prospect of renewing Syrian peace talks in Geneva, the Russian Foreign Ministry said Tuesday. According to ....

  • US announces additional dlrs 20 million in humanitarian aid for Iraq

    Date: 2016-06-21 18:44:23 GMT - USA - World - SN:82 - ID:5136657

    WASHINGTON, June 21 (MENA) - The US announced on Tuesday an additional dlrs 20 million in humanitarian aid for Iraq. In light of recent events in Iraq, and in response to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees’ recent appeals for emergency needs ....

  • Iranian FM Zarif visits Paris

    Date: 2016-06-21 12:47:02 GMT - Iran - World - SN:51 - ID:5134125

    TEHRAN, June 21 (MENA) - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif's started an official visit to France one that will be an effective step towards bolstering mutual confidence between the two countries, Iranian news agency IRNA ....

  • 18 militants killed in an airstrike in North of Afghanistan

    Date: 2016-06-21 12:41:54 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:50 - ID:5133953

    KABUL, June 21 (MENA) - At least 18 militants were killed in an airstrike in northern Faryab province of Afghanistan, Khaama Press quoted the Ministry of Defense (MoD) as saying Tuesday. The airstrike was carried out in the vicinity of Garziwan ....

  • 53% of UK voters to say yes to remain in EU - Poll

    Date: 2016-06-21 11:23:53 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:40 - ID:5133173

    LONDON, June 21 (MENA) - The final survey by UK’s leading pollster ORB for the Telegraph, released on Monday night, found that 53 percent of definite UK voters intended to say "yes" to continued EU membership. Forty-six percent said they would ....

  • Kuwaiti FM, Kerry discuss issues of mutual concern

    Date: 2016-06-21 10:33:17 GMT - Kuwait - World - SN:26 - ID:5132721

    KUWAIT CITY, June 21 (MENA) - Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled al Hamad al Sabah received a phone call Monday night from US Secretary of State John Kerry. The two sides discussed the latest regional and international developments, as ....

  • S. Korea to hold anti-terrorism ministerial meeting

    Date: 2016-06-21 10:32:40 GMT - south korea - World - SN:25 - ID:5133073

    SEOUL, June 21 (MENA) - The South Korean government said Tuesday it will hold a special anti-terrorism meeting amid rising threats from overseas terrorist groups, Yonhap reported. The date of the meeting has not been set, but it will be chaired ....

  • UN strongly condemns series of attacks in Afghanistan

    Date: 2016-06-21 09:38:20 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:20 - ID:5132469

    KABUL, June 21 (MENA) - The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) expressed grave concern about a series of deadly attacks across Afghanistan, the UN News Center reported. The mission reiterated its call for anti-government ....

  • Taliban attack buses in south Afghanistan, abduct 60 people

    Date: 2016-06-21 09:27:31 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:18 - ID:5132601

    KABUL, June 21 (MENA) - An Afghan official says Taliban insurgents have attacked a convoy of buses and cars in southern Helmand province and abducted around 60 people, abc news reported. Mohammad Ismail, a district police chief in Helmand, says ....

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