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  • US officials say 2 people dead in plane crash in Tennessee

    Date: 2016-06-11 21:28:43 GMT - USA - World - SN:79 - ID:5081305

    WASHINGTON, June 11 (MENA) -- US Officials said a small plane has crashed in Tennessee, killing two passengers and injuring two others, Fox News reported on Saturday. Amy Maxwell, a spokesman for Hamilton County Emergency Services, said a ....

  • Iran rebukes Canada for seizing Iranian assets

    Date: 2016-06-11 20:45:25 GMT - Iran - World - SN:75 - ID:5081153

    TEHRAN, June 11 (MENA) - Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Hossein Jaberi Ansari on Saturday rebuked Canadian government for seizing Iranian assets saying it runs counter to Canadian statement to normalize bilateral relations, Iranian news agency ....

  • Gen. Sharif asks US to target Pakistani Taliban Chief in Afghanistan

    Date: 2016-06-11 19:03:02 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:70 - ID:5080757

    KABUL, June 11 (MENA) - The Pakistani Army Chief General Raheel Sharif has asked the United States to target the hideouts of Pakistani Taliban, Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) hideouts and the group's leader Mullah Fazlullah in Afghanistan, khaama ....

  • China's millionaire population ranks 2nd globally: Report

    Date: 2016-06-11 18:56:20 GMT - China - World - SN:68 - ID:5080697

    BEIJING, June 11 (MENA) - The number of millionaire families around the world is up five percent from the year previous, and has reached 18.5 million families in 2015, a BCG survey said according to People's Daily of China. The Boston-based ....

  • US had extensive contact with Khomeini before Iran revolution - report

    Date: 2016-06-11 18:06:20 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:64 - ID:5080377

    LONDON, June 11 (MENA) - Iranian leaders have reacted with fury to reports that newly declassified US diplomatic cables revealed extensive contacts between founder of Iran and the leader of the 1979 revolution Mousavi Khomeini and the the ....

  • Kiev passes to Msocow papers for exchange of Ukrainians sentenced in Russia

    Date: 2016-06-11 16:20:04 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:61 - ID:5080257

    KIEV, June 11 (MENA) - Ukraine has prepared and passed on to the Russian side the papers necessary to return home its citizens Yuri Soloshenko and Gennady Afanasyev, who were sentenced in Russia, TASS quoted Ukraine's Minister of Justice Pavel ....

  • 3,000 extremists arrested in Bangladesh

    Date: 2016-06-11 16:19:15 GMT - Bangladesh - World - SN:60 - ID:5080217

    DHAKA, June 11 (MENA) - Bangladesh police have arrested more than 3,000 people in a sweeping nationwide crackdown following a spate of gruesome murders, Sky News reported. Those detained include 37 suspected Islamist militants and hundreds of ....

  • Afghanistan welcomes broader US military role against Taliban

    Date: 2016-06-11 15:51:14 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:59 - ID:5080081

    KABUL, June 11 (MENA) - Afghanistan on Saturday hailed Washington's decision to expand the US military's authority to tackle a resurgent Taliban insurgency, saying the support will boost the capacity of struggling local forces, Geo News ....

  • Merkel says to raise concerns on China's steel production, new NGO law

    Date: 2016-06-11 15:48:02 GMT - Germany - World - SN:58 - ID:5080021

    BERLIN, June 11 (MENA) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday she would raise concerns about Chinese steel production and a new Chinese law that restricts non-governmental organisations during a pending trip to Beijing, Euro News ....

  • Brexit could lead to EU break-up - Swedish FM

    Date: 2016-06-11 15:45:08 GMT - Sweden - World - SN:57 - ID:5080085

    STOCKHOLM, June 11 (MENA) - The Sweden's foreign minister has warned that the Britain's EU referendum could lead to the break-up of the EU itself, the BBC News reported. Margot Wallstrom told the BBC a domino effect of demands for referendums ....

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