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  • 18 Daesh loyalists killed, 11 wounded in Kabul's Nangarhar

    Date: 2016-06-05 14:30:28 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:41 - ID:5046213

    KABUL, June 5 (MENA) - At least 18 loyalists of Daesh terrorist group were killed and 11 others were wounded during an airstrike in eastern Nangarhar province, Afghanistan's Ministry of Defense (MoD) was quoted by Khaama Press as saying on ....

  • Advance on Fallujah has slowed; Iraq’s Shiite militias want to step in

    Date: 2016-06-05 13:56:59 GMT - USA - World - SN:35 - ID:5046629

    WASHINGTON, June 5 (MENA) - Only a few days ago, the Daesh terrorist group ruled this verdant Iraqi farmland. By Saturday, the area was firmly controlled by powerful Shiite militias, which delivered swift blows to the extremists and severed their ....

  • US Navy officer arrested for drunk driving in Okinawa

    Date: 2016-06-05 08:15:39 GMT - Japan - World - SN:13 - ID:5044317

    TOKYO, June 5 (MENA) - A US Navy officer was arrested Sunday on suspicion of drunk driving in Okinawa, where a US base worker's alleged involvement in the death of a local woman last month has sparked anger among residents, Kyodo reported. The ....

  • Facebook asserts not using phone's microphone to eavesdrop

    Date: 2016-06-05 07:01:28 GMT - USA - World - SN:8 - ID:5044057

    WASHINGTON, June 5 (MENA) – Facebook wants you to know that it’s not listening to you through your cell phone’s microphone, Time Magazine reported on Sunday. In a Thursday post on its website, the social media network countered recent claims ....

  • 3 Minnesota found guilty of plotting to join Daesh

    Date: 2016-06-04 20:40:33 GMT - USA - World - SN:93 - ID:5043537

    WASHINGTON, June 4 (MENA) – Three Somali-Minnesotan men in their early twenties were found guilty Friday of plotting to travel to Syria to join Daesh, ABC News reported on Saturday. The most serious of the crimes Mohamed Farah, 22, Abdirahman ....

  • Obama mourns boxing legend Muhammad Ali

    Date: 2016-06-04 20:05:09 GMT - USA - World - SN:90 - ID:5043325

    WASHINGTON, June 4 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama said he and first lady Michelle Obama mourned boxing legend Muhammad Ali who denied on Friday at the age of 74, CNN reported. "We're also grateful to God for how fortunate we are to have known ....

  • Beijing calls on Washington, Tokyo to stop 'accusations' on South China Sea issue

    Date: 2016-06-04 20:02:59 GMT - China - World - SN:89 - ID:5043329

    BEIJING, June 4 (MENA) - China's Foreign Ministry said Saturday remarks by US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter and Japanese Defense Minister Gen Nakatani on the South China Sea issue "are full of groundless accusations against China's legitimate ....

  • One dead, 14 missing after leisure boat capsizes in China

    Date: 2016-06-04 18:11:01 GMT - China - World - SN:80 - ID:5042533

    BEIJING, June 4 (MENA) - A child was confirmed dead and 14 other people went missing after a leisure boat capsized on a lake in southwest China's Sichuan Province Saturday, Xinhua news agency reported. The child was one of the four people who ....

  • 1 dead in building collapse at Thai island resort

    Date: 2016-06-04 16:34:14 GMT - Thailand - World - SN:75 - ID:5042517

    BANGKOK, June 4 (MENA) - A woman who was one of six Thai tourists at a beach resort in eastern Thailand was killed Saturday when the building in which they were staying collapsed, police said. The other five people in the woman’s party, all Thai, ....

  • Cybercrime costs global economy $500Bln -- Medvedev

    Date: 2016-06-04 15:33:17 GMT - Russia - World - SN:65 - ID:5041253

    MOSCOW, June 4 (MENA) - The global economy loses on average $500 billion to cybercrime, with growing costs for the Russian economy, Russia’s Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev was quoted by Sputnik as saying. "The global cost of cybercrime is ....

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