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  • 1 killed, several injured in attack on French factory

    Date: 2015-06-26 10:48:52 GMT - France - World - SN:29 - ID:2866945

    PARIS, June 26 (MENA) - One person has been killed and several others have been injured in an attack on a factory near Grenoble in southeastern France, France 24 reported Friday According to local reports, an Islamist flag has been found at the ....

  • Hollande quits European Summit after terrorist attack on factory in France

    Date: 2015-06-26 10:40:42 GMT - France - World - SN:28 - ID:2867261

    PARIS, June 26 (MENA) - French President Francois Hollande left the European Summit held in Brussels and returned to Paris after the terrorist attack that targeted a factory in southeastern France, according to the Elysée. It is expected that ....

  • Former Russian PM dies at 86

    Date: 2015-06-26 09:52:57 GMT - Russia - World - SN:22 - ID:2866937

    MOSCOW, June 26 (MENA) - Yevgeny Primakov, former prime minister of the Russian government, who also served on the position of the foreign minister, died on June 26, 2015. He was 86 years old. "Yevgeny Maksimovich Primakov has passed away today ....

  • US human rights report slams Turkey, Iran

    Date: 2015-06-26 08:45:49 GMT - USA - World - SN:12 - ID:2866349

    NEW YORK, June 26 (MENA) - The US has highlighted impunity and weak administration of justice in Turkey in its annual human rights report. The report criticized the Turkish government for interfering with freedom of expression and assembly as ....

  • Rwanda intelligence chief Karenzi Karake granted bail by UK court

    Date: 2015-06-26 08:20:47 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:11 - ID:2866181

    LONDON, June 26 (MENA) - Rwanda's intelligence chief Karenzi Karake has been granted bail of £1m ($1.6m) by a court in London, the BBC reported Friday. Karenzi Karake was detained at London's Heathrow Airport on Saturday, in response to a ....

  • MENA agenda for Friday, June 26

    Date: 2015-06-26 06:27:53 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:1 - ID:2865849

    SKHIRAT, Morocco, Libya's warring factions start in Morocco a fresh round of UN-brokered peace talks aimed at putting an end to months of fighting in the North African state. TEHRAN, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif heads for Vienna, ....

  • Flooding hits Russia's Black Sea resort of Sochi, 1 person dead

    Date: 2015-06-25 21:44:46 GMT - Russia - World - SN:122 - ID:2865617

    MOSCOW, June 25 (MENA) - A flood caused by heavy rains has swept Russia's Black Sea resort of Sochi that hosted the 2014 Winter Games, killing one man and causing major damage and disruptions, according to Fox News. The regional branch of the ....

  • NATO to decide to invite Montenegro into alliance in December

    Date: 2015-06-25 21:43:05 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:121 - ID:2865621

    BRUSSELS, June 25 (MENA) - NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said Thursday the military alliance will decide in December on whether to include Montenegro, Sputnik reported. “We will decide on whether to invite Montenegro into NATO by the ....

  • Deal between Iran, world powers ‘90 percent’ ready – Moscow

    Date: 2015-06-25 21:40:29 GMT - Russia - World - SN:120 - ID:2865605

    MOSCOW, June 25 (MENA) - The text of a deal between Iran and six world powers is about 90 percent complete, Russia Today quoted Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov as saying on Thursday. He noted, however, that “this concerns the ....

  • Pentagon official: Russian nuke talk 'playing with fire'

    Date: 2015-06-25 21:09:46 GMT - USA - World - SN:118 - ID:2865537

    WASHINGTON, June 25 (MENA) - Russia is "playing with fire" by suggesting it would threaten the use of nuclear weapons in territorial disputes, and the Obama administration believes this is part of a Russian intimidation campaign against the NATO ....

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