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  • Armenia urges German lawmakers not to be intimidated by Turkey threats

    Date: 2016-06-01 16:11:09 GMT - Germany - World - SN:93 - ID:5024497

    BERLIN, June 1 (MENA) - The Armenian president on Wednesday urged German lawmakers not to be intimidated by Turkey ahead of their vote on branding the massacre of Armenians by Ottoman forces a "genocide" . On the eve of the Bundestag vote, ....

  • 8 Afghan soldiers, 40 militants killed amid soaring violence

    Date: 2016-06-01 16:00:11 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:89 - ID:5023889

    KABUL, June 1 (MENA) - At least 8 soldiers of the Afghan National Army (ANA) forces were killed in the latest counter-terrorism operations that led to the killing of at least 40 militants, Khaama Press reported on Wednesday. “The Afghan National ....

  • Russia's Rosatom nuclear agency signs contracts worth $10bln at ATOMEXPO

    Date: 2016-06-01 15:47:05 GMT - Russia - World - SN:86 - ID:5024381

    MOSCOW, June 1 (MENA) - Contracts signed by the Russian nuclear energy corporation Rosatom group of companies at the ATOMEXPO-2016 forum are worth $10 billion, Sputnik news agency quoted Rosatom CEO Sergei Kirienko as saying on ....

  • Netanyahu to meet in Russia with Putin for bilateral talks

    Date: 2016-06-01 15:01:14 GMT - Russia - World - SN:77 - ID:5023741

    MOSCOW, June 1 (MENA) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will visit Russia to discuss a wide range of international issues, including Syria, with Russian President Vladimir Putin next week, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov was quoted as ....

  • Kremlin reminds Erdogan Russia expects apology, compensation for downed Su-24 jet

    Date: 2016-06-01 13:55:24 GMT - Russia - World - SN:65 - ID:5023165

    MOSCOW, June 1 (MENA) - Moscow expects the Turkish leadership’s apology, explanation and compensation for the downed Russian Su-24 bomber in Syria and the death of Russian pilot, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Wednesday, according ....

  • Japan's PM Abe confirms Upper House elections to take place July 10

    Date: 2016-06-01 13:51:38 GMT - Japan - World - SN:62 - ID:5023177

    TOKYO, June 1 (MENA) - Speaking at a press conference in the capital city of Tokyo, Abe added that there would be no early elections to the lower house of the country’s parliament to avoid having two parliamentary votes at the same time. It is ....

  • 16 killed, injured due to attacks on UN peacekeepers in Mali

    Date: 2016-06-01 12:59:51 GMT - Mali - World - SN:52 - ID:5022677

    BAMAKO, June 1 (MENA) - The United Nations (UN) mission in Mali announced that four persons were killed in two separate attacks during the operations of the international troops in northern Gao city. Missile and mortar shells targeted the UN ....

  • Lavrov, Ayrault discuss Middle East settlement ahead of Paris conference

    Date: 2016-06-01 11:58:38 GMT - Russia - World - SN:44 - ID:5021977

    MOSCOW, June 1 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and his French counterpart Jean-Marc Ayrault have had a telephone conversation to discuss Middle East settlement ahead of the Paris conference on the issue. According to Tass news ....

  • German cabinet approves new anti-terrorism measures

    Date: 2016-06-01 11:19:51 GMT - Germany - World - SN:39 - ID:5021513

    BERLIN, June 1 (MENA) - Germany's interior minister says Chancellor Angela Merkel's Cabinet has approved a package of new measures to help fight terrorism, according to ABC News. Thomas de Maiziere told reporters Wednesday that one key feature of ....

  • Thailand jails country singer for seven years in royal insult case

    Date: 2016-06-01 07:29:04 GMT - Thailand - World - SN:10 - ID:5019789

    BANGKOK, June 1 (MENA) – Thailand on Wednesday jailed a country singer and political activist for 7-1/2 years, on grounds of insulting the monarchy in a public speech made three years ago. The conviction swells a list of prosecutions pushed by ....

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