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  • EU referendum: Leave campaign closes gap to narrowest margin yet as latest poll shows Brexit vote will go down to the wire

    Date: 2016-06-07 11:39:17 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:21 - ID:5056997

    LONDON, June 7 (MENA) - This week’s ORB poll sends mixed signals about voters’ thinking on the EU referendum, the Telegraph reported. While topline figures suggest the Remain campaign has improved its vote share advantage over the Leave campaign ....

  • Merkel tops Forbes 100 Most Powerful Women list

    Date: 2016-06-07 11:37:39 GMT - Germany - World - SN:20 - ID:5056693

    BERLIN, June 7 (MENA) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel has held on to the top spot of the Forbes list of the 100 Most Powerful Women for the sixth consecutive time, Deutsche Welle reported. The annual list, released on Monday, features 100 ....

  • Car Bomb Attack Targeting Police Kills 11 People in Istanbul

    Date: 2016-06-07 09:35:03 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:13 - ID:5055710

    ISTANBUL, June 7 (MENA) - A rush-hour car bomb attack targeting a bus carrying riot police killed 11 people and wounded 36 others Tuesday, Istanbul's governor said. Speaking at the scene of the blast in the district of Beyazit, Istanbul Governor ....

  • Myanmar court sentences BBC reporter to jail, hard labor

    Date: 2016-06-07 07:32:10 GMT - Myanmar (Burma) - World - SN:9 - ID:5055302

    NAYPYIDAW, June 7 (MENA) - A BBC reporter in Myanmar has been jailed for three months with hard labor after being convicted of assaulting a police officer while covering a student protest, his lawyer said Tuesday. The ruling marks the first time ....

  • At least 5 injured in bomb attack on police bus in Istanbul

    Date: 2016-06-07 07:31:55 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:8 - ID:5055298

    ANKARA, June 7 (MENA) - An explosion hit Istanbul's Beyazit district at the Vezneciler metro station as a riot police shuttle bus was passing on Tuesday morning. The explosion took place at the metro station close to Istanbul University at around ....

  • Russia’s NATO diplomat warns of providing military, political answer to NATO’s actions

    Date: 2016-06-06 21:52:02 GMT - Russia - World - SN:97 - ID:5054685

    MOSCOW, June 6 (MENA) - Russia’s NATO Ambassador Alexander Grushko warned that Russia will provide a military technical and political answer to NATO’s actions at its eastern borders, Tass news agency reported on Monday. "Russia, as is known, can ....

  • Merkel to visit China next week

    Date: 2016-06-06 21:48:43 GMT - China - World - SN:96 - ID:5054537

    BEIJING, June 6 (MENA) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel will visit China on Sunday and co-chair a bilateral intergovernmental consultation with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei said on Monday. At a news briefing, ....

  • Afghani president visits Helmand province to review security situation

    Date: 2016-06-06 21:37:15 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:95 - ID:5054561

    KABUL, June 6 (MENA) – Afghani President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani visited the restive southern Helmand province on Monday to review the security situation of the province which has been witnessing heavy clashes during the past several weeks, Khaama ....

  • Erdogan, King Abdullah to speak at Muhammad Ali's service Friday

    Date: 2016-06-06 21:29:13 GMT - USA - World - SN:94 - ID:5054677

    WASHINGTON, June 6 (MENA) – Various political and religious leaders will come together to pay their last respects to Muhammad Ali — a testament, even after his death, to how the "People's Champion" lived his life, ABC News reported on ....

  • Russia to give strongest air support to Syrian army in Aleppo area - Lavrov

    Date: 2016-06-06 20:40:21 GMT - Russia - World - SN:91 - ID:5054285

    MOSCOW, June 6 (MENA) - Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says Russia will provide "the most active" air support for Syrian ground troops in and around the city of Aleppo to prevent terrorists from seizing it, ABC News reported on ....

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