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  • 12 militants killed in North Waziristan clash

    Date: 2015-07-05 19:21:07 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:99 - ID:2927921

    ISLAMABAD, July 5 (MENA) - At least 12 terrorists have been killed in a clash with Pakistani security forces in Datta Khel area of North Waziristan on Sunday, GEO TV reported. Four security personnel were also killed in exchange of fire. Some ....

  • Kerry on Iran talks: There are 'difficult issues,' US is prepared to walk away

    Date: 2015-07-05 19:02:16 GMT - USA - World - SN:96 - ID:2927845

    WASHINGTON, July 5 (MENA) - The six world powers and Iran "have never been closer" to a deal, US Secretary of State John Kerry said Sunday, but warned there still were a number of unresolved issues that might make the ongoing negotiations "go either ....

  • Cameron gives SAS green light to launch killing raids on terror leaders inside Syria, Iraq

    Date: 2015-07-05 17:27:28 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:86 - ID:2927249

    LONDON, July 5 (MENA) - British special forces have been given the green light to launch raids deep into Daesh-held territory in Syria and Iraq, senior UK intelligence sources have revealed, according to The Daily Mail. Amid growing alarm at the ....

  • France, Germany intervened over World Cup votes, says Sepp Blatter

    Date: 2015-07-05 16:42:59 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:81 - ID:2926629

    LONDON, July 5 (MENA) - Former FiFA president Sepp Blatter has said that France and Germany applied political pressure before the 2018 and 2022 World Cups were awarded to Russia and Qatar, respectively, according to The Guardian. Blatter told ....

  • Ban says UN ready to build a better future for all on 70th anniversary

    Date: 2015-07-05 09:57:10 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:28 - ID:2923777

    NEW YORK, July 5 (MENA) – The United Nations and the international community are experiencing an age of great difficulties and opportunities which will help define the future of the planet, the UN News Center quoted Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon ....

  • CIA predictions in 2000 on what life would be like in 2015

    Date: 2015-07-05 09:41:46 GMT - USA - World - SN:24 - ID:2923497

    WASHINGTON, July 5 (MENA) – Back in 2000, just before George W. Bush became president, the CIA published a 70-page report on what the world would be like in 2015, Business Insider said on Sunday. We're now halfway through the year and it turns ....

  • Memorials plan for Britons killed in terror attacks

    Date: 2015-07-05 09:04:05 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:19 - ID:2923249

    LONDON, July 5 (MENA) – The government is to fund two permanent memorials to UK victims of terror, the BBC quoted British Prime Minister David Cameron as saying. One will honour those who died in the Tunisia beach attack, and a second will ....

  • Voting under way in Greek bailout referendum

    Date: 2015-07-05 08:43:00 GMT - Greece - World - SN:17 - ID:2923257

    ATHENS, July 5 (MENA) - Polls have opened in the Greece bailout referendum, as voters decide whether to accept a deal offered by the country's creditors, Sky News reported Sunday. Opinion polls suggest the "Yes" and "No" camps are ....

  • Death toll from Pakistan train accident rises to 17

    Date: 2015-07-04 21:29:05 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:84 - ID:2922325

    ISLAMABAD, July 4 (MENA) - The death toll from a Pakistan rail accident has risen to 17, the army has said, the day after a special military train fell into a canal when a bridge partially collapsed, GEO TV reported Saturday. A senior officer ....

  • 6 dead, 49 rescued in China factory collapse

    Date: 2015-07-04 21:20:36 GMT - China - World - SN:82 - ID:2922281

    BEIJING, July 4 (MENA) – A shoe factory has collapsed in eastern China, killing six workers, the BBC quoted Chinese state media as saying on Saturday. More than 50 people were working in the factory in the city of Wenling, in Zhejiang province, ....

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