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  • 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 ....

  • Kremlin reminds Erdogan Russia expects apology, compensation for downed Su-24 jet

    Date: 2016-06-01 13:55:24 GMT - Russia - World - SN:65 - ID:5023165

    MOSCOW, June 1 (MENA) - Moscow expects the Turkish leadership’s apology, explanation and compensation for the downed Russian Su-24 bomber in Syria and the death of Russian pilot, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Wednesday, according ....

  • Japan's PM Abe confirms Upper House elections to take place July 10

    Date: 2016-06-01 13:51:38 GMT - Japan - World - SN:62 - ID:5023177

    TOKYO, June 1 (MENA) - Speaking at a press conference in the capital city of Tokyo, Abe added that there would be no early elections to the lower house of the country’s parliament to avoid having two parliamentary votes at the same time. It is ....

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