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  • Armenia hails Germany’s adoption of resolution on genocide recognition

    Date: 2016-06-02 14:14:36 GMT - Armenia - World - SN:58 - ID:5030093

    YEREVAN, June 2 (MENA) – Armenia welcomes the decision of Germany’s Bundestag on Thursday to pass a resolution on recognizing the Ottoman era genocide against Armenians and other Christian minorities, Tass quoted Armenia’s Foreign Minister Eduard ....

  • Criminal gangs use 13 ports in UK as hotspots - The Telegraph

    Date: 2016-06-02 13:27:48 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:51 - ID:5029381

    LONDON, June 2 (MENA) - Criminal gangs are using more than a dozen ports on Britain’s coastline to smuggle hundreds of migrants into the UK, The Telegraph reported on Thursday. Smugglers are increasingly targeting small harbours that are not ....

  • Turkey recalls Germany ambassador after genocide vote

    Date: 2016-06-02 13:23:11 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:48 - ID:5029509

    ANKARA, June 2 (MENA) – The German Parliament overwhelmingly voted Thursday to label the killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turks a century ago as genocide, prompting Turkey to recall its ambassador to Germany, ABC News reported. The motion, which ....

  • German MPs recognize Armenian 'genocide'

    Date: 2016-06-02 12:10:10 GMT - Germany - World - SN:39 - ID:5029005

    BERLIN, June 2 (MENA) – The German parliament has approved a resolution declaring that the mass killing of Armenians by Ottoman Turks during World War One was a "genocide," the BBC reported on Thursday. Turkey is bitterly opposed to the Bundestag ....

  • Gunman, one dead at UCLA campus

    Date: 2016-06-01 21:07:51 GMT - USA - World - SN:109 - ID:5025977

    WASHINGTON, June 1 (MENA) - Police said that two men are dead, including a gunman, following a shooting at the University of California, Los Angeles, the BBC reported. Investigators do not believe there are any outstanding suspects and a ....

  • Lavrov, Kerry discuss joint operations against violators of Syrian truce

    Date: 2016-06-01 18:59:11 GMT - Russia - World - SN:101 - ID:5025745

    MOSCOW, June 1 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his US counterpart John Kerry discussed Russia's proposals on joint operations against groups violating ceasefire regime in Syria, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on ....

  • Armenia urges German lawmakers not to be intimidated by Turkey threats

    Date: 2016-06-01 16:11:09 GMT - Germany - World - SN:93 - ID:5024497

    BERLIN, June 1 (MENA) - The Armenian president on Wednesday urged German lawmakers not to be intimidated by Turkey ahead of their vote on branding the massacre of Armenians by Ottoman forces a "genocide" . On the eve of the Bundestag vote, ....

  • 8 Afghan soldiers, 40 militants killed amid soaring violence

    Date: 2016-06-01 16:00:11 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:89 - ID:5023889

    KABUL, June 1 (MENA) - At least 8 soldiers of the Afghan National Army (ANA) forces were killed in the latest counter-terrorism operations that led to the killing of at least 40 militants, Khaama Press reported on Wednesday. “The Afghan National ....

  • Russia's Rosatom nuclear agency signs contracts worth $10bln at ATOMEXPO

    Date: 2016-06-01 15:47:05 GMT - Russia - World - SN:86 - ID:5024381

    MOSCOW, June 1 (MENA) - Contracts signed by the Russian nuclear energy corporation Rosatom group of companies at the ATOMEXPO-2016 forum are worth $10 billion, Sputnik news agency quoted Rosatom CEO Sergei Kirienko as saying on ....

  • Netanyahu to meet in Russia with Putin for bilateral talks

    Date: 2016-06-01 15:01:14 GMT - Russia - World - SN:77 - ID:5023741

    MOSCOW, June 1 (MENA) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will visit Russia to discuss a wide range of international issues, including Syria, with Russian President Vladimir Putin next week, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov was quoted as ....

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