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  • WDCD 2019 to be celebrated on Monday

    Date: 2019-06-16 09:41:25 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:14 - ID:7982241

    CAIRO, June 16 (MENA) - The 25th anniversary of the Convention and the World Day to Combat Desertification (WDCD) will be celebrated on Monday under the rubric “Let’s Grow the Future Together”. The United Nations Convention to Combat ....

  • Natural disasters affect nearly 10 mln people in China in May

    Date: 2019-06-16 07:41:51 GMT - China - World - SN:9 - ID:7982123

    BEIJING, June 16 (MENA) - Natural disasters affected about 9.89 million people in China last month, with 43 killed, four missing and 127,000 relocated, according to the Ministry of Emergency Management. Destroying houses and damaging crops, ....

  • Flights resume at Newark Airport after United flight skids off runway

    Date: 2019-06-16 06:59:14 GMT - USA - World - SN:8 - ID:7982077

    WASHINGTON, June 16 (MENA) - Flights have resumed Newark International Airport on Saturday afternoon after a United Airlines plane skidded off the runway upon landing and all flights were temporarily grounded, the ABC News quoted the Federal ....

  • Man arrested for jumping White House fence

    Date: 2019-06-16 06:10:43 GMT - USA - World - SN:6 - ID:7982059

    WASHINGTON, June 16 (MENA) - The Secret Service arrested a man who climbed over a fence onto White House grounds shortly after 9 p.m. Friday, ABC news reported. Dayton Hershey, 21, of Paradise, Pa., was detained immediately after crossing a ....

  • German pilot killed as plane crashes in Poland

    Date: 2019-06-15 20:12:55 GMT - Poland - World - SN:52 - ID:7981873

    WARSAW, June 15 (MENA) - A German pilot of a small stunt plane was killed Saturday after his aircraft plunged into the Vistula River during a performance at an air show in central Poland, firefighters were quoted by ABC news as saying. Edward ....

  • Paris's Notre-Dame Cathedral holds 1st mass since devastating fire

    Date: 2019-06-15 20:05:56 GMT - France - World - SN:51 - ID:7981857

    PARIS, June 15 (MENA) - Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris hosted its first mass on Saturday, two months after the devastating blaze that shocked France and the world, France 24 reported. Some 30 people - half of them clergy - held the mass. For ....

  • 10 Kenyan police officers killed in blast near Kenya’s border with Somalia

    Date: 2019-06-15 14:32:01 GMT - Kenya - World - SN:35 - ID:7981526

    NAIROBI, June 15 (MENA) - At least 10 Kenyan police officers died after their vehicle struck an improvised explosive device near the Somali border in a suspected extremist attack on Saturday, officials said, according to ABC news. Those killed in ....

  • US extends Iraq exemption from sanctions on Iran

    Date: 2019-06-15 12:39:28 GMT - USA - World - SN:28 - ID:7981343

    WASHINGTON, June 15 (MENA) - The United States has allowed Iraq to import Iranian gas for its power grid for another three months by extending a waiver to US sanctions for Baghdad, CNBC quoted two government sources as saying on Saturday. One of ....

  • 15 Taliban militants killed in Special Forces operations in Ghazni

    Date: 2019-06-15 10:22:20 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:21 - ID:7981170

    KABUL, June 15 (MENA) - The Afghan security forces conducted separate operations in Ghazni province and killed 15 Taliban militants, Khaama Press news agency reported on Saturday. The informed military sources said the Special Forces of the ....

  • Terrorists should be deprived of safe havens: Afghan chief executive

    Date: 2019-06-15 10:06:40 GMT - Tajikistan - World - SN:18 - ID:7981083

    DUSHANBE, June 15 (MENA) - Afghan Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah stressed the need for regional and global cooperation on fighting terrorism and said terrorists should be deprived of having access to safe havens. Abdullah made the remarks ....

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