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  • Australian PM says his party has won the federal election

    Date: 2016-07-10 07:11:54 GMT - Australia - World - SN:8 - ID:5231565

    CANBERRA, July 10 (MENA) - Australia's Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has declared victory for his conservative coalition in last week's closely fought general election, the BBC reported. His comments came after opposition Labor Leader Bill ....

  • Prominent Cambodian activist Kem Ley 'shot dead'

    Date: 2016-07-10 07:10:22 GMT - Cambodia - World - SN:7 - ID:5231653

    PHNOM PENH, July 10 (MENA) - Kem Ley - a prominent Cambodian political commentator and critic of the government - has been shot dead, the BBC quoted local media as saying on Sunday. They quote police as saying he was killed at a petrol station in ....

  • UK deplores fighting in Juba, urges all sides to respect S.Sudan’s leaders’ calls for calm

    Date: 2016-07-09 20:59:55 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:68 - ID:5231157

    LONDON, July 9 (MENA) – British Minister for Africa James Duddridge condemned on Saturday the fighting in Juba and called on all sides to respect South Sudan’s leaders’ calls for calm. In a press release after fighting erupted in Juba on the eve ....

  • 3 killed in US Tennessee from overnight storms

    Date: 2016-07-09 20:50:24 GMT - USA - World - SN:67 - ID:5231141

    WASHINGTON, July 9 (MENA) - The US Tennessee Emergency Management Agency said Saturday severe storms overnight are to blame for three deaths in the eastern part of the state, ABC News reported. The agency says a 60-year-old man and 40-year-old ....

  • Trident vote to be held before the end of July, Cameron confirms

    Date: 2016-07-09 19:36:00 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:63 - ID:5231017

    LONDON, July 9 (MENA) - UK Prime Minister David Cameron said Saturday a parliamentary vote on the renewal of the Trident nuclear deterrent in just over a week, as he seeks to unite the feuding Conservative party and exploit divisions in Labour, the ....

  • UK Labour leader calls for unity at Durham Miners' Gala

    Date: 2016-07-09 19:35:11 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:62 - ID:5231009

    LONDON, July 9 (MENA) – British under-fire Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has called for party unity during a speech at the Durham Miners' Gala, the BBC reported on Saturday. Corbyn, who has faced calls to quit from 170 MPs, is the first Labour ....

  • Obama says US 'not as divided as some have suggested'

    Date: 2016-07-09 18:53:15 GMT - Poland - World - SN:59 - ID:5230861

    WARSAW, July 9 (MENA) – Frankly acknowledging a "tough week" in the United States after tense days of shootings and racial tensions, US President Barack Obama said Saturday that he did not believe the United States was "as divided as some have ....

  • US concerned over outbreak of fighting in S. Sudan's Juba

    Date: 2016-07-09 18:09:15 GMT - USA - World - SN:56 - ID:5230721

    WASHINGTON, July 9 (MENA) - The United States has expressed concern over the outbreak of fighting in Juba on the past two days. State Department Spokesperson John Kirby said on Saturday "We urge all parties in the Transitional Government of ....

  • Car bomb hits army outpost in Turkey, killing 3

    Date: 2016-07-09 17:31:52 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:54 - ID:5230549

    ANKARA, July 9 (MENA) – A vehicle laden with explosives hit an army outpost in southeastern Turkey on Saturday, killing three people, ABC News quoted a statement published by the governor's office. The Mardin province governor's office said two ....

  • Gorbachev says NATO 'escalating cold war with' Russia

    Date: 2016-07-09 17:28:53 GMT - Poland - World - SN:53 - ID:5230089

    WARSAW/MOSCOW, July 9 (MENA) - Former Soviet Premier Mikhail Gorbachev has accused NATO of preparing for "offensive operations" against Russia, The Independent reported on Saturday. As the Western alliance held a summit in Warsaw, Poland, ....

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