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  • German justice minister receives death threats

    Date: 2016-06-05 21:59:08 GMT - Germany - World - SN:78 - ID:5049453

    BERLIN, June 5 (MENA) - German Justice Minister Heiko Maas has received death threats and a bullet casing in his postbox, but stressed in an article in the Sunday edition of the Bild tabloid that he would not be influenced by hate attacks from ....

  • UNAMA condemns attack on Afghanistan's Logar officials

    Date: 2016-06-05 21:58:37 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:77 - ID:5049409

    KABUL, June 5 (MENA) - The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) condemned Sunday's attack in Pul-e-Alam town of Logar Province in which seven civilians were killed and more than 20 injured. Three armed Taliban terrorists entered the ....

  • EU foreign policy chief presses Albania on reform package

    Date: 2016-06-05 21:36:57 GMT - Albania - World - SN:74 - ID:5049373

    TIRANA, June 5 (MEMA) - The European Union's foreign policy chief on Sunday called on Albania to pass a key judicial reform, considering it a decisive step for the country as it strives for EU membership, ABC News reported. The main opposition ....

  • 6 dead in armed attack in northern Kazakhstan

    Date: 2016-06-05 21:01:06 GMT - Kazakhstan - World - SN:71 - ID:5049241

    ASTANA, June 5 (MENA) - Six people are reported to have died in armed attacks on gun shops and a military base in Kazakhstan's city of Aktobe, including three of the attackers, FOX News reported. The spokesman for the Kazakh Interior Ministry, ....

  • France's Hollande says Euro 2016 threatened by terror

    Date: 2016-06-05 20:58:38 GMT - France - World - SN:69 - ID:5049273

    PARIS, June 5 (MENA) - French President Francois Hollande said Sunday the threat of extremism won't stop the European Championship soccer tournament from being successful, ABC News reported. Hollande said in an interview with France Inter radio ....

  • China, US exchange views on security issues

    Date: 2016-06-05 20:40:06 GMT - China - World - SN:67 - ID:5049153

    BEIJING, June 5 (MENA) - China and the United States had an in-depth exchange of views on security issues of common concern during an annual strategic security dialogue in Beijing on Sunday, Chinese media reported Sunday. The strategic security ....

  • Iraqi army seen as ill equipped to retake Mosul from Daesh despite US aid - report

    Date: 2016-06-05 15:26:59 GMT - USA - World - SN:52 - ID:5047289

    WASHINGTON, June 5 (MENA) - An exhausted and ill-equipped Iraqi Army faces daunting obstacles on the battlefield that will most likely delay for months a long-planned major offensive on Daesh stronghold of Mosul, the New York Times Quoted American ....

  • Turkey's army kills 27 Kurdish rebels

    Date: 2016-06-05 14:56:02 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:45 - ID:5046617

    ANKARA, June 5 (MENA) - Turkey's military says its forces have killed 27 Kurdish rebels in Hakkari province near the Turkish border with Iraq and Iran, according to Voice of America. In a statement issued Sunday, it said air strikes carried out ....

  • Iran rejects US charge on terror sponsoring

    Date: 2016-06-05 14:50:00 GMT - Iran - World - SN:44 - ID:5047393

    TEHRAN, June 5 (MENA) - Iran on Sunday rejected an annual US State Department report that called it the world's leading sponsor of terrorism, according to ABC News. Foreign Ministry spokesman Hossein Jaberi Ansari said the report is "false" and ....

  • Taliban Kill 7 in Afghan Court Shooting

    Date: 2016-06-05 14:31:36 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:42 - ID:5046633

    KABUL, June 5 (MENA) - Taliban militants stormed a court in east Afghanistan on Sunday, killing seven people including the top provincial prosecutor, the Wall Street Journal quoted officials as saying. Three assailants entered the appeal court ....

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