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  • British police sent to Euro 2016 -- Theresa May

    Date: 2016-06-14 15:25:55 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:85 - ID:5097425

    LONDON, June 14 (MENA) - More British police are to be sent to France ahead of England’s clash with Wales, Home Secretary Theresa May has confirmed as she warned football fans to “stay out of trouble”, Huffington Post reported on Tuesday. The ....

  • Spike in numbers of migrant children arriving alone in Europe raises exploitation risks

    Date: 2016-06-14 13:48:55 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:70 - ID:5096993

    GENEVA, June 14 (MENA) - More than nine out of ten refugee and migrant children arriving in Europe through Italy this year are travelling alone, Euro News quoted the UN children’s agency UNICEF as saying on Tuesday, warning of “appalling” risks ....

  • OHCHR urges US to adopt gun control measures to pre-empt further killings

    Date: 2016-06-14 13:23:38 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:64 - ID:5096877

    GENEVA, June 14 (MENA) - In the wake of the mass killing of 49 people by a sole gunman in a gay nightclub in Florida, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein on Tuesday urged the leadership in the United States of America to live ....

  • Deadly airstrike target Taliban in Farah, 25 killed, 27 wounded

    Date: 2016-06-14 13:21:21 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:63 - ID:5096041

    KABUL, June 14 (MENA) - At least 25 Taliban militants were killed in an airstrike in the western Farah province of Afghanistan, Khaama Press quoted the Ministry of Defense (MoD) as saying. A statement by MoD said the airstrike was carried out in ....

  • Afghanistan summons Pakistani Ambassador over Torkham clash

    Date: 2016-06-14 13:14:09 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:61 - ID:5095921

    KABUL, June 14 (MENA) - The Pakistani Ambassador to Afghanistan was summoned to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Afghanistan (MoFA) over a clash between the Afghan and Pakistani forces in Torkham, Khaama Press reported. MoFA said a strong ....

  • Erdogan sends Putin letter, hopes for improved ties with Russia

    Date: 2016-06-14 13:04:32 GMT - Russia - World - SN:59 - ID:5097013

    MOSCOW, June 14 (MENA) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sent a letter to Russian President Vladimir Putin on the occasion of Russia's national holiday, expressing hope for good bilateral relations, Sputnik news agency reported on ....

  • Iran condemns terrorist bombing in Lebanese capital

    Date: 2016-06-14 12:55:28 GMT - Iran - World - SN:57 - ID:5096697

    TEHRAN, June 14 (MENA) - Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hossein Jaberi Ansari strongly condemned a recent explosion in the Lebanese capital of Beirut, calling it “a measure aimed at destabilizing Lebanon”, Tasnim News Agency reported. In a ....

  • Australia may expel gay-hate preacher linked to Orlando

    Date: 2016-06-14 12:29:30 GMT - Australia - World - SN:52 - ID:5096157

    CANBERRA, June 14 (MENA) - Australia may expel a visiting Islamic preacher who has said homosexuals should be put to death, BBC reported on Tuesday. British-born Shia cleric Sheik Farrokh Sekaleshfar had lectured near Orlando, Florida in April ....

  • Kremlin considers Orlando attack act of terrorism

    Date: 2016-06-14 12:24:50 GMT - Russia - World - SN:50 - ID:5096493

    MOSCOW, June 14 (MENA) - Moscow considers the attack at a club in Orlando, Florida, as a terrorist act, TASS quoted Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov as saying Tuesday. "The president conveyed condolences to US President Barack Obama and all ....

  • Afghans say Orlando attack issue for Americans, not them

    Date: 2016-06-14 12:04:27 GMT - USA - World - SN:48 - ID:5096049

    WASHINGTON, June 14 (MENA) - Still traumatized and broken by the fallout of another major terrorist attack on the United States 15 years ago, Afghans said Monday they weren’t about to get worked up about the latest one, The Washington Post reported ....

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