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  • Frenchman 'planned Euro 2016 attacks', Ukraine's SBU says

    Date: 2016-06-06 11:38:36 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:38 - ID:5051685

    KIEV, June 6 (MENA) - Ukraine's SBU security agency has said that a Frenchman detained last month with a large cache of arms was planning mass attacks on the Euro 2016 football tournament, which begins on Friday, the BBC reported. The man, ....

  • Brexit polls show growing support for UK to leave the EU

    Date: 2016-06-06 11:25:54 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:36 - ID:5051505

    LONDON, June 6 (MENA) - Campaigners to get Britain out of the European Union have moved into the lead, according to a YouGov poll that increases the pressure on Prime Minister David Cameron with less than three weeks until the referendum, Bloomberg ....

  • British PM: Brexit would put a bomb under economy

    Date: 2016-06-06 11:16:41 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:34 - ID:5051305

    LONDON, June 6 (MENA) - Prime Minister David Cameron joined forces with leading figures from the Left to accuse members of his Cabinet of conning the British and preparing to "put a bomb" under the UK economy. Following a weekend of bitter ....

  • German FM greets Muslims on Ramadan

    Date: 2016-06-06 10:44:31 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:28 - ID:5051249

    CAIRO, June 6 (MENA) - German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier greeted Muslims on the occasion of the holy fasting month of Ramadan. In statements distributed by the German Information Center on Monday, Steinmeier said that Ramadan is ....

  • American photojournalist, Afghan translator killed in Helmand attack

    Date: 2016-06-06 09:34:39 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:19 - ID:5050761

    KABUL, June 6 (MENA) - An American photojournalist and his Afghan translator have been killed in an attack in southern Helmand province of Afghanistan, Khaama Press reported Monday. The two journalists were killed as they were travelling with an ....

  • 3 killed in Belgium passenger train crash

    Date: 2016-06-06 08:36:50 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:15 - ID:5050269

    BRUSSELS, June 6 (MENA) - A passenger train has collided with a freight train in eastern Belgium, killing three people and injuring nine others, Sky News reported Monday. Belgian officials said the train slammed into the back of the goods train, ....

  • South Korean president urges Pyongyang to give up nukes in memorial speech

    Date: 2016-06-06 07:54:05 GMT - south korea - World - SN:13 - ID:5050089

    SEOUL, June 6 (MENA) - South Korean President Park Geun-hye said Monday that South Korea will join forces with the international community to induce North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons development program and return to the negotiation table ....

  • Fire at Sri Lankan army camp kills 1 soldier

    Date: 2016-06-06 07:36:28 GMT - Sri Lanka - World - SN:12 - ID:5050101

    COLOMBO, June 6 (MENA) - A fire that set off explosions and killed a soldier at an army camp near Sri Lanka's capital has been put out, ABC News reported quoting officials as saying Monday. Military spokesman Brig. Jayanath Jayaweera said ....

  • Obama greets Muslims on Ramadan

    Date: 2016-06-06 07:19:14 GMT - USA - World - SN:11 - ID:5049997

    WASHINGTON, June 6 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama has greeted Muslims on the advent of the holy month of Ramadan. "As another new moon heralds the start of the holy month of Ramadan, Michelle and I extend our best wishes to Muslims across the ....

  • Former Maldives VP gets 10 years on terrorism charge

    Date: 2016-06-06 07:00:28 GMT - Maldives - World - SN:8 - ID:5049909

    MALE, June 6 (MENA) - A Maldives court has convicted the country's former vice president on a terrorism charge for possession of firearms and sentenced him to 10 years in prison, ABC News reported Monday. The decision by the Criminal Court on ....

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