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  • Aso vows to stick with Japan's fiscal reform goal at ASEM meeting

    Date: 2016-06-11 13:24:29 GMT - Japan - World - SN:41 - ID:5079077

    TOKYO, June 11 (MENA) - Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso has told Asian and European finance ministers that Tokyo will firmly maintain its fiscal reform goal through fiscal 2020 despite its recent decision to further delay the sales tax hike, the ....

  • Attack on Russian Consulate General in Odessa is dirty, coward action - Russian ministry

    Date: 2016-06-11 10:32:24 GMT - Russia - World - SN:22 - ID:5077969

    MOSCOW, June 11 (MENA) - The Russian Foreign Ministry has related the action against the country’s Consular General in Odessa and the tragedy in the Odessa Trade Union House. The statement comes from the post on Twitter, which the Foreign Ministry’s ....

  • Al Qaeda leader pledge allegiance to new supreme leader of Taliban

    Date: 2016-06-11 09:17:52 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:18 - ID:5077525

    KABUL, June 11 (MENA) - The leader of the al Qaeda terrorist network Ayman al Zawahiri has pledged allegiance to the newly-appointed supreme leader of the Taliban group Mawlavi Haibatullah Akhundzada. Al Zawahiri in a 14 minute recording has said ....

  • 6 Afghan policemen killed in battle with Daesh

    Date: 2016-06-11 08:48:41 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:17 - ID:5077365

    KABUL, June 11 (MENA) - Six police officers, including a district police chief, have been killed by gunmen affiliated with Daesh terrorist group in the restive eastern Nangarhar province, which borders Pakistan, ABC News reported on ....

  • 11 school teachers killed in Thailand road crash

    Date: 2016-06-11 07:34:25 GMT - Thailand - World - SN:9 - ID:5077045

    BANGKOK, June 11 (MENA) - A passenger van overturned and caught fire on a highway in Thailand, killing 11 school teachers inside, ABC News reported on Saturday. The Nation newspaper said the teachers were trapped in the burning vehicle after the ....

  • Croatian PM refuses to resign despite coalition party pressure

    Date: 2016-06-11 07:23:33 GMT - Croatia - World - SN:8 - ID:5077001

    ZAGREB, June 11 (MENA) - Croatia’s Prime Minister Tihomir Oreskovic said he had no plans to resign under pressure from the conservative HDZ party, the biggest in the ruling coalition, according to Euronews. The HDZ filed a no-confidence motion ....

  • 11 family members shot to death in Central Mexico

    Date: 2016-06-11 06:10:42 GMT - Mexico - World - SN:5 - ID:5076885

    MEXICO CITY, June 11 (MENA) - Eleven members of a family were found shot to death in central Mexico, ABC News reported. The attacks Thursday night targeted a couple, their children and other relatives in the remote hamlet of San Jose el Mirador ....

  • Sanctions no obstacle for investing in Russia — Italian amb. to Russia

    Date: 2016-06-10 21:53:46 GMT - Russia - World - SN:70 - ID:5076609

    MOSCOW, June 10 (MENA) - The current sanctions should not be seen as an obstacle for investing in the Russian economy, Italian Ambassador to Russia Cesare Maria Ragaglini was quoted by Russian Tass news agency as saying on Friday. "Italy believes ....

  • Lavrov discusses situation in Libya with French counterpart

    Date: 2016-06-10 21:02:25 GMT - Russia - World - SN:67 - ID:5076513

    MOSCOW, June 10 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has discussed settling the political crisis in Libya with his French and German counterparts, Sputnik news agency reported. "The issues of overcoming the Libyan crisis were ....

  • N. Korea urges Washington to stop 'hostile policy'

    Date: 2016-06-10 20:57:58 GMT - south korea - World - SN:66 - ID:5076517

    SEOUL, June 10 (MENA) - North Korea said Friday that it sent an open letter to the United States government, urging it to cease its "hostile policy" toward the country, Yonhap news agency reported. "The participants in the joint conference of the ....

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