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  • China foreign minister urges U.S. not to interfere with Tibet in call to Kerry

    Date: 2016-06-19 06:36:23 GMT - China - World - SN:7 - ID:5120609

    BEIJING, June 19 (MENA) - The United States should not interfere in China's internal affairs on matters related to Tibet, China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi told U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in a phone call on Saturday. According to the ....

  • Belgian authorities charge 3 in major anti-terror raid

    Date: 2016-06-18 21:53:17 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:82 - ID:5120189

    BRUSSELS, June 18 (MENA) - Belgian authorities charged three men with terror-related crimes after two days of raids and the detention of 40 people in a major investigation which they said required "immediate intervention" because they feared a new ....

  • Canada's parliament passes assisted suicide bill

    Date: 2016-06-18 21:12:52 GMT - Canada - World - SN:79 - ID:5120077

    OTTAWA, June 18 (MENA) – Canada's parliament has passed a contentious bill to allow medically-assisted death for terminally ill people, the BBC reported on Saturday. The law was put forward after the Supreme Court struck down a ban on doctors ....

  • US not to mediate between Afghanistan, Pakistan

    Date: 2016-06-18 20:45:49 GMT - USA - World - SN:75 - ID:5120045

    WASHINGTON, June 18 (MENA) - The US has ruled out mediation between Afghanistan and Pakistan with regard to tension at the Torkham border crossing where deadly clashes this week killed two Afghan and one Pakistani border guard and wounded 20 on both ....

  • German FM accuses Nato of 'warmongering' against Russia

    Date: 2016-06-18 20:05:43 GMT - Germany - World - SN:74 - ID:5119929

    BERLIN, June 18 (MENA) - The German foreign minister has broken ranks with Nato allies, accusing the alliance of “warmongering” against Russia, The Telegraph reported on Saturday. Frank-Walter Steinmeier spoke out against recent Nato military ....

  • France bars UK aid convoy trying to reach Calais refugees

    Date: 2016-06-18 19:07:04 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:69 - ID:5119593

    LONDON, June 18 (MENA) - An aid convoy of about 250 vehicles that was held at the port of Dover after being refused entry to France by authorities is travelling to protest outside the French embassy in London, The Guardian reported Saturday. The ....

  • Taliban suffer heavy casualties in Baghlan raids, 21 killed, 20 wounded

    Date: 2016-06-18 11:40:24 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:32 - ID:5117485

    KABUL, June 18 (MENA) - The Taliban militants suffered heavy casualties during an operation led by the Afghan National Army (ANA) forces in northern Baghlan province of Afghanistan. The 209th Shaheen Corps of the Afghan National Army said the ....

  • Putin: Russia could lift counter-sanctions from West if it knew it wouldn't be cheated

    Date: 2016-06-18 10:50:40 GMT - Russia - World - SN:23 - ID:5117049

    ST. PETERSBURG, June 18 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has said that Russia would be prepared to lift its counter-sanctions from the West, if it were certain it would not be cheated, the TASS reported Saturday. "We would be prepared ....

  • PAF drone crashes at Mianwali

    Date: 2016-06-18 10:43:50 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:22 - ID:5117073

    ISLAMABAD, June 18 (MENA) - A Pakistan Air Force drone crashed near Headpaka area on Saturday, Geo News reported. The drone had taken off from an airbase six kilometer away from the crash area, a source said. This is not the first time an air ....

  • UN's Ban praises Greek efforts to assist refugees

    Date: 2016-06-18 10:40:21 GMT - Greece - World - SN:20 - ID:5117121

    ATHENS, June 18 (MENA) - The United Nations secretary-general has congratulated Greece for its assistance to more than a million refugees and other migrants who have flowed through the country toward Europe's prosperous heartland. Ban Ki-moon is ....

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