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  • Police clash with demonstrators in Paris amid fresh labour reform protests

    Date: 2016-06-14 21:16:34 GMT - France - World - SN:110 - ID:5099541

    PARIS, June 14 (MENA) - French police arrested at least 58 people in Paris on Tuesday as student groups and unions once again marched against contested labour reforms. Tens of thousands of people rallied in the French capital and across the ....

  • Moscow, Rome to sign documents on energy cooperation at SPIEF

    Date: 2016-06-14 20:41:20 GMT - Russia - World - SN:108 - ID:5099413

    MOSCOW, June 14 (MENA) - Russia and Italy are expected to sign a number of joint documents on energy cooperation following bilateral talks at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF), Russian presidential aide Yury Ushakov was quoted ....

  • British police sent to Euro 2016 -- Theresa May

    Date: 2016-06-14 15:25:55 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:85 - ID:5097425

    LONDON, June 14 (MENA) - More British police are to be sent to France ahead of England’s clash with Wales, Home Secretary Theresa May has confirmed as she warned football fans to “stay out of trouble”, Huffington Post reported on Tuesday. The ....

  • Spike in numbers of migrant children arriving alone in Europe raises exploitation risks

    Date: 2016-06-14 13:48:55 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:70 - ID:5096993

    GENEVA, June 14 (MENA) - More than nine out of ten refugee and migrant children arriving in Europe through Italy this year are travelling alone, Euro News quoted the UN children’s agency UNICEF as saying on Tuesday, warning of “appalling” risks ....

  • OHCHR urges US to adopt gun control measures to pre-empt further killings

    Date: 2016-06-14 13:23:38 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:64 - ID:5096877

    GENEVA, June 14 (MENA) - In the wake of the mass killing of 49 people by a sole gunman in a gay nightclub in Florida, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein on Tuesday urged the leadership in the United States of America to live ....

  • Deadly airstrike target Taliban in Farah, 25 killed, 27 wounded

    Date: 2016-06-14 13:21:21 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:63 - ID:5096041

    KABUL, June 14 (MENA) - At least 25 Taliban militants were killed in an airstrike in the western Farah province of Afghanistan, Khaama Press quoted the Ministry of Defense (MoD) as saying. A statement by MoD said the airstrike was carried out in ....

  • Afghanistan summons Pakistani Ambassador over Torkham clash

    Date: 2016-06-14 13:14:09 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:61 - ID:5095921

    KABUL, June 14 (MENA) - The Pakistani Ambassador to Afghanistan was summoned to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Afghanistan (MoFA) over a clash between the Afghan and Pakistani forces in Torkham, Khaama Press reported. MoFA said a strong ....

  • Erdogan sends Putin letter, hopes for improved ties with Russia

    Date: 2016-06-14 13:04:32 GMT - Russia - World - SN:59 - ID:5097013

    MOSCOW, June 14 (MENA) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sent a letter to Russian President Vladimir Putin on the occasion of Russia's national holiday, expressing hope for good bilateral relations, Sputnik news agency reported on ....

  • Iran condemns terrorist bombing in Lebanese capital

    Date: 2016-06-14 12:55:28 GMT - Iran - World - SN:57 - ID:5096697

    TEHRAN, June 14 (MENA) - Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hossein Jaberi Ansari strongly condemned a recent explosion in the Lebanese capital of Beirut, calling it “a measure aimed at destabilizing Lebanon”, Tasnim News Agency reported. In a ....

  • Australia may expel gay-hate preacher linked to Orlando

    Date: 2016-06-14 12:29:30 GMT - Australia - World - SN:52 - ID:5096157

    CANBERRA, June 14 (MENA) - Australia may expel a visiting Islamic preacher who has said homosexuals should be put to death, BBC reported on Tuesday. British-born Shia cleric Sheik Farrokh Sekaleshfar had lectured near Orlando, Florida in April ....

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