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  • Gap closing between EU referendum campaigns as latest opinion poll puts Leave ahead by 2 points

    Date: 2016-06-19 09:56:25 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:23 - ID:5121557

    LONDON, June 19 (MENA) - The Leave campaign is holding a narrow two point lead over Remain according to the latest opinion poll, The Daily Telegraph newspaper reported Sunday. It marks a stark contrast to the opinion polls last week, which saw ....

  • U.S. will seek billions more to support Afghan military efforts

    Date: 2016-06-19 09:43:21 GMT - USA - World - SN:21 - ID:5121373

    WASHINGTON, June 19 (MENA) - America’s longest war is about to include more cash for Afghanistan’s army and police force — without any new conditions to try to ensure it doesn’t get gobbled up before making it to the battlefield, The Washington Post ....

  • Brexit could have domino effect in Eastern Europe - Luxembourg's Asselborn

    Date: 2016-06-19 09:09:52 GMT - Luxembourg - World - SN:19 - ID:5121297

    LUXEMBOURG, June 19 (MENA) – A British exit from the European Union could trigger similar moves by other member states in Eastern Europe, the Daily Mail quoted Luxembourg Foreign Minister Jean Asselborn as saying in a German newspaper interview ....

  • Daesh targets US military installations in S.Korea

    Date: 2016-06-19 08:51:32 GMT - south korea - World - SN:16 - ID:5120833

    SEOUL, June 18 (MENA) – Daesh terrorist group has designated US Air Force installations here and South Korean citizens as targets for attacks, Yonhap quoted Seoul's state spy agency as saying on Sunday. In a press release, the National ....

  • China foreign minister urges U.S. not to interfere with Tibet in call to Kerry

    Date: 2016-06-19 06:36:23 GMT - China - World - SN:7 - ID:5120609

    BEIJING, June 19 (MENA) - The United States should not interfere in China's internal affairs on matters related to Tibet, China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi told U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in a phone call on Saturday. According to the ....

  • Belgian authorities charge 3 in major anti-terror raid

    Date: 2016-06-18 21:53:17 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:82 - ID:5120189

    BRUSSELS, June 18 (MENA) - Belgian authorities charged three men with terror-related crimes after two days of raids and the detention of 40 people in a major investigation which they said required "immediate intervention" because they feared a new ....

  • Canada's parliament passes assisted suicide bill

    Date: 2016-06-18 21:12:52 GMT - Canada - World - SN:79 - ID:5120077

    OTTAWA, June 18 (MENA) – Canada's parliament has passed a contentious bill to allow medically-assisted death for terminally ill people, the BBC reported on Saturday. The law was put forward after the Supreme Court struck down a ban on doctors ....

  • US not to mediate between Afghanistan, Pakistan

    Date: 2016-06-18 20:45:49 GMT - USA - World - SN:75 - ID:5120045

    WASHINGTON, June 18 (MENA) - The US has ruled out mediation between Afghanistan and Pakistan with regard to tension at the Torkham border crossing where deadly clashes this week killed two Afghan and one Pakistani border guard and wounded 20 on both ....

  • German FM accuses Nato of 'warmongering' against Russia

    Date: 2016-06-18 20:05:43 GMT - Germany - World - SN:74 - ID:5119929

    BERLIN, June 18 (MENA) - The German foreign minister has broken ranks with Nato allies, accusing the alliance of “warmongering” against Russia, The Telegraph reported on Saturday. Frank-Walter Steinmeier spoke out against recent Nato military ....

  • France bars UK aid convoy trying to reach Calais refugees

    Date: 2016-06-18 19:07:04 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:69 - ID:5119593

    LONDON, June 18 (MENA) - An aid convoy of about 250 vehicles that was held at the port of Dover after being refused entry to France by authorities is travelling to protest outside the French embassy in London, The Guardian reported Saturday. The ....

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