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  • EU crackdown on illegal arms trafficking via Libya to Daesh militia

    Date: 2016-06-20 18:57:51 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:75 - ID:5131041

    BRUSSELS, June 20 (MENA) – The European Union has bestowed its naval mission in the Mediterranean – Operation Sophia – with powers to stop vessels carrying arms which may fall into the hands of Daesh terrorist group, the International Business Times ....

  • Trump fires campaign boss Lewandowski

    Date: 2016-06-20 18:17:15 GMT - USA - World - SN:70 - ID:5130609

    WASHINGTON, June 20 (MENA) - Campaign manager for presumptive Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is to leave his job, the BBC reported. A campaign spokeswoman said Corey Lewandowski would no longer be working on it and said the team was ....

  • S. Korean PM to visit China June 26

    Date: 2016-06-20 16:40:41 GMT - south korea - World - SN:62 - ID:5129889

    SEOUL, June 20 (MENA) - South Korea's Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn is scheduled to visit China and meet Chinese President Xi Jinping as well as other top officials, the state's Yonhap news agency quoted a statement by his office as saying ....

  • Pakistani, Afghan delegations meet in Islamabad to discuss border tensions

    Date: 2016-06-20 16:15:33 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:60 - ID:5129885

    ISLAMABAD, June 20 (MENA) - Pakistani and Afghan delegations met on Monday in the first senior-level talks aimed at reducing tensions at the Torkham border crossing along the Pak-Afghan border, local Dawn reported. "A six-member Afghan delegation ....

  • Bulgaria sends cargo train back to Greece on suspicions of people smuggling

    Date: 2016-06-20 16:13:58 GMT - Bulgaria - World - SN:58 - ID:5129897

    SOFIA, June 20 (MENA) - Bulgarian border police have announced that a freight train was stopped and returned to Greece on Saturday amid suspicions it was transporting migrants. Law enforcement officers heard voices coming out of the carriages, ....

  • Good start, sustainable progress still required in N.K. nuke issue: foreign minister

    Date: 2016-06-20 14:52:22 GMT - south korea - World - SN:54 - ID:5129893

    SEOUL, June 20 (MENA) - South Korea's top diplomat said Monday that the latest sanctions imposed on North Korea for its nuclear and missile tests earlier this year have been showing results and making progress in diverse areas as the international ....

  • Zeid urges action to address serious rights violations against Rohingya and other minorities in Myanmar

    Date: 2016-06-20 14:49:15 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:53 - ID:5129297

    GENEVA, June 20 (MENA) - UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein on Monday urged the new Government in Myanmar to take concrete steps to put an end to the systemic discrimination and ongoing human rights violations against ....

  • Rocket engine catches fire at testing range in S. Russia, hundreds evacuated

    Date: 2016-06-20 13:36:27 GMT - Russia - World - SN:51 - ID:5129077

    MOSCOW, June 20 (MENA) - A huge explosion has struck an ammunition depot at a military firing range in southern Russia. The Defense Ministry said a rocket engine caught fire. Around 600 people have been evacuated, Russia Today reported on ....

  • Pakistan's chief of army staff general arrives in Germany

    Date: 2016-06-20 13:20:48 GMT - Germany - World - SN:47 - ID:5128625

    BERLIN, June 20 (MENA) - Pakistan's Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif arrived in the German capital for a two-day visit on Monday, during which he is expected to meet the senior leadership of the country, according to Geo News. According to ....

  • Poland to send 60 troops to Middle East on training mission

    Date: 2016-06-20 13:12:01 GMT - Poland - World - SN:43 - ID:5128597

    WARSAW, June 20 (MENA) - Poland's defense minister says that his nation will send 60 troops on a training mission to the Middle East and a frigate to the Aegean Sea to help NATO control and seal off migrant routes into Europe. Antoni Macierewicz ....

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