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  • Torkham border reopens after Pak-Afghan border row defused

    Date: 2016-06-18 08:23:08 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:10 - ID:5116465

    ISLAMABAD, June 18 (MENA) - Pakistan-Afghanistan border has been opened for travelers on Saturday after six days of tensions and curfew owing to clash over construction of a gate, according to Pakistan's Dawn News. The border was opened on ....

  • Japan to face further pressure to resolve its wartime 'sex slavery' issue: diplomat

    Date: 2016-06-17 21:19:31 GMT - south korea - World - SN:65 - ID:5115709

    TOKYO, June 17 (MENA) - Korean Ambassador to Japan warned that Tokyo is expected to face further pressure to resolve its wartime sex slavery-related issues if Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is elected as the US's next president, ....

  • $122 million needed to fight Zika over 18 months - WHO

    Date: 2016-06-17 19:35:40 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:60 - ID:5115549

    NEW YORK, June 17 (MENA) - The World Health Organization said Friday that $122 million (108 million euros) is needed to fund an 18-month anti-Zika battle plan that will focus on women of child-bearing age, France 24 reported. The mosquito-borne ....

  • No Chinese casualties in recent rioting, looting in Venezuela

    Date: 2016-06-17 18:21:36 GMT - China - World - SN:56 - ID:5115345

    BEIJING, June 17 (MENA) – There have been no reports of casualties of Chinese citizens in the recent looting in Venezuela, China Daily quoted the Chinese Foreign Ministry as saying on Friday. The Chinese embassy in Venezuela has asked the ....

  • China refutes intrusion into Japan's territorial waters

    Date: 2016-06-17 17:28:23 GMT - China - World - SN:55 - ID:5115109

    BEIJING, June 17 (MENA) – China on Friday refuted the accusation that a Chinese vessel had intruded into Japan's territorial waters, saying the navigation was completely in line with international law, Xinhua reported. "The Chinese Navy vessel ....

  • Doctors Without Borders rejects EU funds over 'dangerous policies'

    Date: 2016-06-17 16:27:38 GMT - Iraq - World - SN:53 - ID:5114985

    BAGHDAD, June 17 (MENA) – Medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders says it will no longer accept funds from the European Union because of its "dangerous migration policies," CNN reported on Friday It comes after the EU and ....

  • China censures US following CIA release of torture program documents

    Date: 2016-06-17 14:53:51 GMT - China - World - SN:46 - ID:5114565

    BEIJING, June (MENA) – The Chinese Foreign Ministry on Friday called on the United States to adhere to international human rights conventions after the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) released documents on its former Detention and Interrogation ....

  • Putin urges to restore relations with EU

    Date: 2016-06-17 14:31:43 GMT - Russia - World - SN:44 - ID:5114469

    MOSCOW, June 17 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin urged at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF-2016) on Friday to restore relations between Russia and the European Union, TASS reported on Friday. The Russian president ....

  • WHO announces Zika strategic response plan

    Date: 2016-06-17 14:16:07 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:42 - ID:5114369

    GENEVA, June 17 (MENA) - The World Health Organization (WHO), the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and partners have set out their strategic response to Zika, which will place a greater focus on preventing and managing medical complications ....

  • Downing Street lowers flag after killing of Labour MP Jo Cox

    Date: 2016-06-17 13:16:20 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:37 - ID:5114017

    LONDON, June 17 (MENA) - The Union Flag was lowered at half mast over UK's Downing Street in central London on Friday as a mark of respect for MP Jo Cox, who died after being shot and stabbed multiple times following a constituency meeting. A ....

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