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  • Migrant crisis: EU to boost Africa aid to stem influx

    Date: 2016-06-07 12:51:01 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:45 - ID:5058029

    BRUSSELS, June 7 (MENA) - The EU will shortly present a new aid plan to curb the influx of African migrants via Libya, building on the deal it reached with Turkey in March, the BBC reported. The European Commission will boost partnerships with ....

  • Nancy Pelosi endorses Hillary Clinton for president

    Date: 2016-06-07 12:44:19 GMT - USA - World - SN:41 - ID:5057829

    WASHINGTON, June 7 (MENA) - As voters prepare to head to the polls in her home state of California on Tuesday, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi endorsed likely Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton — saying she held out in part because ....

  • Kuwaiti emir consoles Turkish president on victims of Istanbul terrorist attack

    Date: 2016-06-07 12:31:02 GMT - Kuwait - World - SN:36 - ID:5057833

    KUWAIT CITY, June 7 (MENA) – Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah al Ahmad al Jaber al Sabah sent a cable of condolences to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan over the victims of the terrorist attack that took place in Istanbul that killed 11 people and ....

  • Silvio Berlusconi in hospital for heart problem

    Date: 2016-06-07 12:28:18 GMT - Italy - World - SN:33 - ID:5057045

    MILANO, June 7 (MENA) - Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has been taken to hospital with a heart problem, The BBC quoted a spokeswoman for his party as saying on Tuesday. The 79-year-old's condition was "nothing to worry about", ....

  • Fans travelling to Euro 2016 are warned 'stadiums, fan zones, bars and stations' could all be terror targets

    Date: 2016-06-07 12:27:46 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:32 - ID:5057669

    LONDON, June 7 (MENA) - The Foreign Office today warned that stadiums, bars and fan zones showing the matches could be targets for terror attacks, Daily Mail reported. Fans were warned to be vigilant during the tournament in France, which is on ....

  • EU referendum: Leave campaign closes gap to narrowest margin yet as latest poll shows Brexit vote will go down to the wire

    Date: 2016-06-07 11:39:17 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:21 - ID:5056997

    LONDON, June 7 (MENA) - This week’s ORB poll sends mixed signals about voters’ thinking on the EU referendum, the Telegraph reported. While topline figures suggest the Remain campaign has improved its vote share advantage over the Leave campaign ....

  • Merkel tops Forbes 100 Most Powerful Women list

    Date: 2016-06-07 11:37:39 GMT - Germany - World - SN:20 - ID:5056693

    BERLIN, June 7 (MENA) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel has held on to the top spot of the Forbes list of the 100 Most Powerful Women for the sixth consecutive time, Deutsche Welle reported. The annual list, released on Monday, features 100 ....

  • Car Bomb Attack Targeting Police Kills 11 People in Istanbul

    Date: 2016-06-07 09:35:03 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:13 - ID:5055710

    ISTANBUL, June 7 (MENA) - A rush-hour car bomb attack targeting a bus carrying riot police killed 11 people and wounded 36 others Tuesday, Istanbul's governor said. Speaking at the scene of the blast in the district of Beyazit, Istanbul Governor ....

  • Myanmar court sentences BBC reporter to jail, hard labor

    Date: 2016-06-07 07:32:10 GMT - Myanmar (Burma) - World - SN:9 - ID:5055302

    NAYPYIDAW, June 7 (MENA) - A BBC reporter in Myanmar has been jailed for three months with hard labor after being convicted of assaulting a police officer while covering a student protest, his lawyer said Tuesday. The ruling marks the first time ....

  • At least 5 injured in bomb attack on police bus in Istanbul

    Date: 2016-06-07 07:31:55 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:8 - ID:5055298

    ANKARA, June 7 (MENA) - An explosion hit Istanbul's Beyazit district at the Vezneciler metro station as a riot police shuttle bus was passing on Tuesday morning. The explosion took place at the metro station close to Istanbul University at around ....

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