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  • Hundreds missing as migrant boat capsizes off Greek island of Crete

    Date: 2016-06-03 13:01:56 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:46 - ID:5035189

    GENEVA, June 3 (MENA) - At least four people died and desperate efforts were underway Friday to find hundreds more believed missing after a migrant boat capsized off the Greek island of Crete, the coastguard said. Coastguard spokesman Nikos ....

  • Britain in talks to send up to 100 more troops to Afghanistan

    Date: 2016-06-03 08:09:15 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:19 - ID:5033565

    LONDON, June 3 (MENA) - Britain is in talks with NATO allies to send up to 100 more soldiers to Afghanistan amid concern that a resurgent Taliban are retaking large parts of the country, The Telegraph reported. Michael Fallon, the Defence ....

  • Hillary Clinton, Trump exchange accusations on US foreign policy issues

    Date: 2016-06-03 07:58:06 GMT - USA - World - SN:18 - ID:5033457

    WASHINGTON, June 3 (MENA) - US Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton and Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump have exchanged accusations on US foreign policy issues. Addressing the audience in San Diego city, Clinton said that Trump was ....

  • Thunderbirds fighter jet crashes in Colorado Springs after flyover at Air Force Academy graduation

    Date: 2016-06-03 06:47:37 GMT - USA - World - SN:10 - ID:5033181

    WASHINGTON, June 3 (MENA) - Minutes after his team streaked over President Obama and Air Force Academy cadets at a graduation ceremony on Thursday, the pilot of a Thunderbirds fighter jet maneuvered his plane away from homes as it crashed into a ....

  • MSF urges Turkey to open border to Syrians fleeing fighting

    Date: 2016-06-02 22:35:02 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:113 - ID:5032937

    GENEVA, June 2 (MENA) - International medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres on Thursday urged Turkey to open its border to some 100,000 displaced Syrians trapped by fighting including a recent Daesh advance. According to a statement, MSF, ....

  • British warplanes shell Daesh's sites in Fallujah

    Date: 2016-06-02 18:20:32 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:87 - ID:5031433

    LONDON, May 2 (MENA) - British forces have continued to conduct air operations in the fight against Daesh in Fallujah, along with providing aerial support to the Iraqi forces in its battle to restore the city. With Iraqi ground forces continuing ....

  • Militias in Libya advance on Daesh stronghold of Surt with separate agendas

    Date: 2016-06-02 18:14:49 GMT - USA - World - SN:85 - ID:5031713

    NEW YORK, June 2 (MENA) - Fighters aligned with Libya’s United Nations-backed unity government are advancing along the Mediterranean coast toward the Daesh stronghold of Surt, signaling the first major assault on territory that, since last year, has ....

  • Russia seeks Syrian settlement through national dialog — Lavrov

    Date: 2016-06-02 17:59:46 GMT - Russia - World - SN:84 - ID:5031425

    MOSCOW, June 2 (MENA) - Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Thursday Moscow will seek a national dialogue in Syria, TASS news agency reported. The foreign minister marked efforts of the Russian Orthodox Church to protect Christians ....

  • 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 ....

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