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  • Philippines condemns Abu Sayyaf killing of Canadian Robert Hall

    Date: 2016-06-14 10:19:56 GMT - Philippines - World - SN:27 - ID:5095205

    MANILA, June 14 (MENA) - The Philippine president has condemned the "brutal and senseless murder" of a Canadian man by Abu Sayyaf militants, the BBC reported. Robert Hall was kidnapped by the Islamist group in September along with three others ....

  • Britain on course for Brexit after poll surge

    Date: 2016-06-14 09:45:33 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:22 - ID:5094945

    LONDON, June 14 (MENA) - A clear majority of voters want Britain to quit the European Union, according to a poll for The Times that gives Brexit a seven-point lead. The YouGov survey puts Leave on 46 per cent, up three points since the end of ....

  • French policeman killing an "abject act of terrorism" - minister

    Date: 2016-06-14 09:34:38 GMT - France - World - SN:19 - ID:5094545

    PARIS, June 14 (MENA) - French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve described the killing late Monday of a French police commander and his partner at their home outside Paris as an "abject act of terrorism," The Daily Mail reported on ....

  • Putin orders snap inspection of Russian Armed Forces

    Date: 2016-06-14 09:15:52 GMT - Russia - World - SN:15 - ID:5094525

    MOSCOW, June 14 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered another unannounced inspection of Russia's Armed Forces, during which the state and readiness of military arsenals will be assessed. Russia Today quoted Russian Defense Minister ....

  • SUN backs vote for UK quit of EU

    Date: 2016-06-14 09:09:29 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:14 - ID:5094541

    LONDON, June 14 (MENA) - The British newspaper "The Sun" urged on Tuesday backing Britain's departure from the EU. "WE are about to make the biggest ­political decision of our lives. The Sun urges everyone to vote LEAVE," The Sun said. "We ....

  • Paris police killer 'pledged allegiance to Islamic State' and had been 'sentenced for jihad links'

    Date: 2016-06-14 08:19:56 GMT - France - World - SN:11 - ID:5094325

    PARIS, June 14 (MENA) - A policeman and his wife were killed in a frenzied knife attack at their home in a Paris suburb on Monday night by a man who reportedly shouted “Allahu Akhbar”, The Daily Telegraph reported. The man suspected to have ....

  • UNGA elects permanent representative of Fiji as president of 71st session

    Date: 2016-06-14 08:19:44 GMT - USA - World - SN:10 - ID:5094329

    NEW YORK, June 14 (MENA) - The United Nations General Assembly has elected Peter Thomson, Permanent Representative of Fiji, as President of its upcoming 71st session, UN News Center reported. Thomson, who will replace current General Assembly ....

  • S. Korea, Azerbaijan agree to expand economic cooperation

    Date: 2016-06-14 07:40:55 GMT - south korea - World - SN:9 - ID:5094105

    SEOUL, June 14 (MENA) - South Korea and Azerbaijan agreed on Tuesday to expand bilateral economic cooperation in the infrastructure and industrial plant sectors, the Korean news agency Yonhap reported, quoting the Korean trade ministry. The two ....

  • Daesh claims responsibility for killing of French police officer

    Date: 2016-06-14 06:25:32 GMT - France - World - SN:3 - ID:5094001

    PARIS, June 14 (MENA) - Daesh claimed responsibility for the killing of a French police officer and his companion at their home in a small town northwest of Paris on Monday evening, The New York Times reported. A statement issued in Arabic by the ....

  • Chinese, German companies sign 96 cooperation projects

    Date: 2016-06-13 21:59:53 GMT - China - World - SN:104 - ID:5093277

    BEIJING, June 13 (MENA) - A total of 96 contracts worth 15 billion U.S. dollars were signed on Monday between Chinese and German companies at the eighth Chinese-German Forum for Economic and Technological Cooperation, Xinhua news agency ....

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