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  • 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 ....

  • Saudi Deputy CP meets with US Secretary of State

    Date: 2016-06-13 21:28:44 GMT - USA - World - SN:102 - ID:5093281

    WASHINGTON, June 13 (MENA) - Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman will hold talks later on Monday with US Secretary of State John Kerry, said Deputy spokesman for the US State Department Mark Toner. The talks will tackle the Syrian ....

  • N. Korea capable of making 10 nuclear warheads -- study

    Date: 2016-06-13 20:19:41 GMT - Sweden - World - SN:97 - ID:5093009

    STOCKHOLM, June 13 (MENA) - North Korea is presumed to be capable of making 10 nuclear warheads, a study showed Monday, casting concerns for further provocation by Pyongyang amid icy inter-Korea relationship, Yonhap News Agency ....

  • Afghanistan not favoring tensions with neighbors but able to protect homeland: Abdullah

    Date: 2016-06-13 19:21:45 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:92 - ID:5093101

    KABUL, June 13 (MENA) – The Chief Executive Officer Abdullah Abdullah said Afghanistan is not in favor of tensions with the neighbors but the Afghan forces are able to protect the country in the event of an aggression, Khaama Press reported on ....

  • US nuclear-powered submarine, USS Mississippi, arrives to S.Korea

    Date: 2016-06-13 19:16:35 GMT - south korea - World - SN:91 - ID:5092993

    SEOUL, June 13 (MENA) – The USS Mississippi (SSN-782), a nuclear reactor-powered United States submarine, entered the port of Busan on Monday as part of the vessel’s maiden voyage to the Asian region, Yonhap quoted the US military as saying on ....

  • S. Korea to hold cyber security consultations with European countries

    Date: 2016-06-13 18:49:38 GMT - south korea - World - SN:88 - ID:5093001

    SEOUL, June 13 (MENA) - A senior foreign ministry official will leave for Europe this week to hold back-to-back policy consultation meetings to discuss global cooperation against the growing threat in cyberspace, Yonhap News Agency quoted the ....

  • Abu Sayyaf group beheads Canadian hostage

    Date: 2016-06-13 14:48:06 GMT - Philippines - World - SN:77 - ID:5091565

    MANILA, June 13 (MENA) - A Canadian man being held hostage for months by a militant group in the Philippines has been beheaded, Russia Today reported. Al-Qaeda-linked Abu Sayyaf had warned it would kill Robert Hall today if it didn't receive a ....

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