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  • Britain honors victims of beach resort attack

    Date: 2015-07-03 15:04:48 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:47 - ID:2915397

    LONDON, July 3 (MENA) - People around Britain paused in streets and workplaces, in churches and mosques, in railway stations and at the Wimbledon tennis tournament Friday to honor the victims of an Islamic extremist's rampage at a Tunisian beach ....

  • Ormoc ferry tragedy in Philippines death rises to 51

    Date: 2015-07-03 15:03:31 GMT - Philippines - World - SN:56 - ID:2915745

    MANILA, July 3 (MENA) – The death toll from a capsized Philippine ferry rose to 51 on Friday, the Manila Bulletin cited coast guard official as saying. The latest figure of 192 passengers and crew raises the possibility that M/B Kim Nirvana was ....

  • China opposes US Pentagon report

    Date: 2015-07-03 14:20:37 GMT - China - World - SN:49 - ID:2915409

    BEIJING, July 3 (MENA) - The Chinese Foreign Ministry Friday said it opposes a Pentagon military report and urged the United States to give up cold-war attitudes. "We are dissatisfied with and opposed to some contents of the US report which ....

  • Russian defense ministry to cut first purchase of fifth generation fighter T-50

    Date: 2015-07-03 11:16:41 GMT - Russia - World - SN:33 - ID:2913977

    MOSCOW, July 3 (MENA) - Russian Deputy Defense Minister Yuri Borisov on Friday said a purchase order for fifth generation fighter T-50 has been furthered reduced. Russian air force will purchase only one squadron for first trial, but at the same ....

  • France refuses asylum request by Wikileaks founder Assange

    Date: 2015-07-03 10:43:36 GMT - France - World - SN:30 - ID:2913869

    PARIS, July 3 (MENA) - France on Friday rejected a request for asylum by Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, The Daily Mail reported. Assange has been living for the past three years in Ecuador's London embassy, where he took refuge to avoid ....

  • Pakistan summons Afghan ambassador to protest against recent incidents

    Date: 2015-07-03 10:28:01 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:28 - ID:2913849

    ISLAMABAD, July 3 (MENA) - The Pakistani Foreign Office on Friday summoned the Ambassador of Afghanistan to protest against the detention of two officers of the Pakistani Consulate in Kandahar, Geo TV reported. According to the Foreign Office ....

  • Iran takes possession of 13 ton hoard of gold upon deal in 2013

    Date: 2015-07-03 09:26:55 GMT - USA - World - SN:24 - ID:2913181

    WASHINGTON, July 3 (MENA) - Iran's Central Bank chief Valiollah Seif said his country took possession of a 13-ton hoard of gold - worth nearly $500 million - held up by sanctions after working out a deal on the sidelines of nuclear talks in Vienna, ....

  • 4 dead in 6.5-magnitude Xinjiang earthquake

    Date: 2015-07-03 08:31:56 GMT - China - World - SN:15 - ID:2913057

    BEIJING, July 3 (MENA) - Four people have been confirmed dead and 48 others injured in a 6.5-magnitude earthquake that struck northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region on Friday morning, Xinhua news agency reported. The quake rocked ....

  • UK flags to be flown at half-mast for Tunisia victims

    Date: 2015-07-03 07:59:07 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:13 - ID:2912917

    LONDON, July 3 (MENA) - British Prime Minister David Cameron has asked that all government departments, military bases and embassies lower their Union Flag to half-mast for an official day of mourning on Friday 3 July, said a statement on ....

  • MENA agenda for Friday, July 3

    Date: 2015-07-03 05:54:42 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:1 - ID:2912629

    CAIRO, Experts of the tripartite technical committee of the Ethiopian Grand Renaissance Dam continue meetings along with representatives of the French and Dutch consultancy firms for the third day to agree on a number of issues, outlines and ....

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