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  • India deploys two warships in Gulf of Oman

    Date: 2019-06-20 21:40:33 GMT - India - World - SN:85 - ID:7989792

    NEW DELHI, June 20 (MENA) - The Indian Navy has deployed two warships in the Gulf of Oman to “reassure Indian vessels in wake of two foreign oil tankers being attacked in the critical shipping lane in recent days amidst escalating tensions between ....

  • EU leaders vote for 6 more months of economic sanctions against Russia

    Date: 2019-06-20 20:22:17 GMT - Russia - World - SN:81 - ID:7989749

    MOSCOW, June 20 (MENA) – The leaders of the European Union have voted to prolong economic sanctions against Russia for another six months, Sputnik reported Thursday. “The EU remains steadfast in its commitment to Ukraine’s sovereignty and ....

  • Trump invites congressional leaders to attend meeting on Iran

    Date: 2019-06-20 18:29:27 GMT - USA - World - SN:73 - ID:7989662

    WASHINGTON, June 20 (MENA) - Iran shot down a U.S. naval surveillance drone with the wingspan of an airliner near the Strait of Hormuz early Thursday, escalating tensions in the Persian Gulf region and prompting the White House to call an emergency ....

  • Trump says 'Iran made a very big mistake' after drone downing

    Date: 2019-06-20 16:25:40 GMT - USA - World - SN:61 - ID:7989473

    WASHINGTON, June 20 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump and his aides were confronting dramatically increased tensions with Iran on Thursday after the downing of a US drone near the Arab Gulf, CNN reported. "Iran made a very big mistake!" the ....

  • WHO calls for dlrs 54 m to respond to Ebola outbreak in DRC

    Date: 2019-06-20 10:44:28 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:20 - ID:7988710

    GENEVA, June 20 (MENA) - The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo will only end with bipartisan political cooperation and community ownership, according to the World Health Organization’s Director-General, Dr Tedros Adhanom ....

  • Iran shoots down US drone in international airspace: US official confirms

    Date: 2019-06-20 08:31:39 GMT - USA - World - SN:12 - ID:7988497

    WASHINGTON, June 20 (MENA) - Iran shot down an unarmed and unmanned U.S. Navy MQ-4C Triton drone while it was flying in international airspace over the Strait of Hormuz Thursday, ABC News quoted a US official as saying. The incident is sure to ....

  • East Afghanistan explosion kills 1, injures 20

    Date: 2019-06-20 08:07:10 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:11 - ID:7988496

    KABUL, June 20 (MENA) - An explosion in Jalalabad city of Nangarhar province, in eastern Afghanistan, killed one person and injured at least 20 others, Afghan news agency Khaama Press reported on Thursday. The incident took place earlier today ....

  • Xi arrives in Pyongyang, marking first visit by Chinese leader to N.Korea in 14 years

    Date: 2019-06-20 07:25:41 GMT - south korea - World - SN:9 - ID:7988464

    BEIJING, June 20 (MENA) - Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Pyongyang on Thursday, embarking on a two-day trip to North Korea that is expected to focus on solidifying their alliance and addressing other issues, including the North's nuclear ....

  • Germany warns of 'risk of war' in Gulf

    Date: 2019-06-19 19:54:24 GMT - Germany - World - SN:82 - ID:7988156

    BERLIN, June 19 (MENA) - German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas warned that all-out conflict between the United States and Iran was still a possibility, Deutsche Welle reported Wednesday. "The risk of war has not been averted," said Maas at a joint ....

  • Sisi awarded honorary PhD from Bucharest University

    Date: 2019-06-19 17:44:04 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:70 - ID:7988028

    BUCHAREST, June 19 (MENA) – President Abdel Fattah El Sisi received an honorary doctorate from the Bucharest University of Economic Studies. Earlier on Wednesday, Sisi headed for Romania after winding up a three-day visit to Belarus. The ....

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