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  • MSF urges Turkey to open border to Syrians fleeing fighting

    Date: 2016-06-02 22:35:02 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:113 - ID:5032937

    GENEVA, June 2 (MENA) - International medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres on Thursday urged Turkey to open its border to some 100,000 displaced Syrians trapped by fighting including a recent Daesh advance. According to a statement, MSF, ....

  • British warplanes shell Daesh's sites in Fallujah

    Date: 2016-06-02 18:20:32 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:87 - ID:5031433

    LONDON, May 2 (MENA) - British forces have continued to conduct air operations in the fight against Daesh in Fallujah, along with providing aerial support to the Iraqi forces in its battle to restore the city. With Iraqi ground forces continuing ....

  • Militias in Libya advance on Daesh stronghold of Surt with separate agendas

    Date: 2016-06-02 18:14:49 GMT - USA - World - SN:85 - ID:5031713

    NEW YORK, June 2 (MENA) - Fighters aligned with Libya’s United Nations-backed unity government are advancing along the Mediterranean coast toward the Daesh stronghold of Surt, signaling the first major assault on territory that, since last year, has ....

  • Russia seeks Syrian settlement through national dialog — Lavrov

    Date: 2016-06-02 17:59:46 GMT - Russia - World - SN:84 - ID:5031425

    MOSCOW, June 2 (MENA) - Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Thursday Moscow will seek a national dialogue in Syria, TASS news agency reported. The foreign minister marked efforts of the Russian Orthodox Church to protect Christians ....

  • Armenia hails Germany’s adoption of resolution on genocide recognition

    Date: 2016-06-02 14:14:36 GMT - Armenia - World - SN:58 - ID:5030093

    YEREVAN, June 2 (MENA) – Armenia welcomes the decision of Germany’s Bundestag on Thursday to pass a resolution on recognizing the Ottoman era genocide against Armenians and other Christian minorities, Tass quoted Armenia’s Foreign Minister Eduard ....

  • Criminal gangs use 13 ports in UK as hotspots - The Telegraph

    Date: 2016-06-02 13:27:48 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:51 - ID:5029381

    LONDON, June 2 (MENA) - Criminal gangs are using more than a dozen ports on Britain’s coastline to smuggle hundreds of migrants into the UK, The Telegraph reported on Thursday. Smugglers are increasingly targeting small harbours that are not ....

  • Turkey recalls Germany ambassador after genocide vote

    Date: 2016-06-02 13:23:11 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:48 - ID:5029509

    ANKARA, June 2 (MENA) – The German Parliament overwhelmingly voted Thursday to label the killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turks a century ago as genocide, prompting Turkey to recall its ambassador to Germany, ABC News reported. The motion, which ....

  • German MPs recognize Armenian 'genocide'

    Date: 2016-06-02 12:10:10 GMT - Germany - World - SN:39 - ID:5029005

    BERLIN, June 2 (MENA) – The German parliament has approved a resolution declaring that the mass killing of Armenians by Ottoman Turks during World War One was a "genocide," the BBC reported on Thursday. Turkey is bitterly opposed to the Bundestag ....

  • Gunman, one dead at UCLA campus

    Date: 2016-06-01 21:07:51 GMT - USA - World - SN:109 - ID:5025977

    WASHINGTON, June 1 (MENA) - Police said that two men are dead, including a gunman, following a shooting at the University of California, Los Angeles, the BBC reported. Investigators do not believe there are any outstanding suspects and a ....

  • Lavrov, Kerry discuss joint operations against violators of Syrian truce

    Date: 2016-06-01 18:59:11 GMT - Russia - World - SN:101 - ID:5025745

    MOSCOW, June 1 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his US counterpart John Kerry discussed Russia's proposals on joint operations against groups violating ceasefire regime in Syria, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on ....

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