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  • New look at US troops staying in Afghanistan - Carter

    Date: 2016-06-15 16:57:57 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:86 - ID:5104537

    BRUSSELS, June 15 (MENA) - U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter has told NATO allies America will take a new look at its plans to withdraw thousands of troops from Afghanistan by the end of the year, ABC News quoted a British official as saying on ....

  • ran accuses British-Iranian woman of bid to overthrow regime

    Date: 2016-06-15 15:44:53 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:75 - ID:5104157

    LONDON, June 15 (MENA) - A British-Iranian woman, who was arrested in Iran in April, was accused on Wednesday of seeking to "overthrow the regime". Britain's Foreign Office has said it has raised the case "repeatedly and at the highest levels" ....

  • GlobalPRNewswire (2):Marken Expands Network In Africa And Middle East Region

    Date: 2016-06-15 14:43:52 GMT - USA - World - SN:65 - ID:5104145

    Marken Expands Network In Africa And Middle East Region Marken Operates in More African and Middle Eastern Countries than Any Other Provider RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, North Carolina, June 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ MENA/-- Marken announced today ....

  • Kerry tells Russia US patience on Syria 'very limited'

    Date: 2016-06-15 14:43:24 GMT - Norway - World - SN:64 - ID:5103477

    OSLO, June 15 (MENA) - US Secretary of State John Kerry told Russia and Syrian President Bashar al Assad to respect a fragile ceasefire, warning that Washington's patience was running out. "Russia needs to understand that our patience is not ....

  • Obama opposes additional missile defense aid to Israel

    Date: 2016-06-15 12:17:45 GMT - Israel - World - SN:48 - ID:5101997

    GAZA CITY, June 15 (MENA) - The White House announced that it is against giving Israel an additional $455 million in anti-missile defense aid on Tuesday. The declaration came in a letter to congress dealing with an Israeli request to increase ....

  • Park meets USFK commander Gen. Brooks

    Date: 2016-06-15 11:56:14 GMT - south korea - World - SN:45 - ID:5102009

    SEOUL, June 15 (MENA) - President Park Geun-hye met South Korea-US Combined Forces Command (CFC) chief Gen. Vincent Brooks and highlighted the importance of the bilateral alliance in maintaining peace on the Korean Peninsula, her office Cheong Wa ....

  • Bus skids off mountain road in northeast India, killing 25

    Date: 2016-06-15 11:50:48 GMT - India - World - SN:44 - ID:5101977

    NEW DELHI, June 15 (MENA) - A passenger bus skidded off a mountain road and fell into a gorge in India's remote northeastern state of Meghalaya, killing at least 25 people, ABC News quoted Indian police as saying on Wednesday. Ten others were ....

  • Tokyo governor resigns over expenses scandal

    Date: 2016-06-15 11:49:24 GMT - Japan - World - SN:41 - ID:5101693

    TOKYO, June 15 (MENA) - After weeks of mounting pressure over a political funds scandal that has tainted his office, Tokyo Governor Yoichi Masuzoe on Wednesday submitted a letter of resignation to the Tokyo assembly speaker, which takes effect on ....

  • Chinese spy ship enters Japan’s territorial waters

    Date: 2016-06-15 11:49:04 GMT - Japan - World - SN:40 - ID:5101689

    TOKYO, June 15 (MENA) - A Chinese navy reconnaissance vessel entered Japanese territorial waters near Kuchinoerabu Island off Kagoshima Prefecture early Wednesday morning — the first time since 2004 that a Chinese military ship has done so, Japan ....

  • Afghan amb. denies agreement with Pakistan on construction of gate in Torkham

    Date: 2016-06-15 09:44:59 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:27 - ID:5100877

    KABUL, June 15 (MENA) - The Afghan Ambassador to Pakistan Hazrat Omar Zakhilwal denied that he had agreed with Pakistani authorities on the construction of a gate in Torkham which led to heavy clashes between Afghan and Pakistani forces in the past ....

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