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  • Iran condemns terrorist attack in Kuwait

    Date: 2015-06-26 22:08:10 GMT - Iran - World - SN:95 - ID:2871697

    TEHRAN, June 26 (MENA) - Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marziyeh Afkham strongly condemned the Friday's terrorist attack on a Shiite Mosque in Kuwait City. The Iranian foreign ministry spokeswoman, meantime, sympathized with the families of ....

  • NK parliamentary speaker returns from trip to Russia

    Date: 2015-06-26 21:31:15 GMT - south korea - World - SN:92 - ID:2871641

    SEOUL, June 26 (MENA) - North Korea's parliamentary speaker returned home Friday from a trip to Russia to deepen bilateral ties, Yonhap News Agency said. Choe Thae-bok, chairman of the Supreme People's Assembly, the North's rubber-stamp ....

  • Hundreds rally against refugees in Czech city, others gather to support immigration

    Date: 2015-06-26 21:30:26 GMT - Czech - World - SN:91 - ID:2871645

    PRAGUE, June 26 (MENA) - Hundreds of far right supporters have rallied against immigration and Islam in the Czech Republic's second largest city Brno, while others gathered nearby in support of immigration, the Fox News reported. The rally ....

  • AL condemns attack on French gas factory

    Date: 2015-06-26 21:09:03 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:89 - ID:2871505

    CAIRO, June 26 (MENA) – Arab League Secretary General Nabil el Araby on Friday condemned an attack at a gas factory near Lyon in southeastern France. During a phone call with French Ambassador to Egypt Andre Parant, the AL chief expressed ....

  • British tourists among Tunisia terror attack victims

    Date: 2015-06-26 18:46:24 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:80 - ID:2871121

    LONDON, June 26 (MENA) - At least five British tourists are among 37 people who have been killed in a gun attack at a Tunisian beach resort, The Guardian quoted British foreign secretary Philip Hammond as saying Friday. The slaughter took place on ....

  • 34 killed, wounded in China accident

    Date: 2015-06-26 18:11:48 GMT - China - World - SN:76 - ID:2870757

    BEIJING, June 26 (MENA) - Twelve people were killed and 22 others wounded Friday in a car accident in the eastern Chinese province of Anhui. Ambulances rushed to the site to carry the injured to hospital. A probe was launched to identify the ....

  • Wife of France terrorist attack suspect arrested

    Date: 2015-06-26 15:17:41 GMT - France - World - SN:67 - ID:2869717

    PARIS, June 26 (MENA) - The wife of a suspect in a terrorist attack in southeastern France has been held by police. The suspected terrorist was identified as Yacine Salhi. The attacker rammed a car into a gas factory earlier Friday, killing ....

  • France PM orders tightening security measures near 'sensitive' sites

    Date: 2015-06-26 14:34:03 GMT - France - World - SN:64 - ID:2869497

    PARIS, June 26 (MENA) - French Prime Minister Manuel Valls ordered heightening security measures on Friday at "sensitive sites" near the gas factory that was attacked in eastern France, News 24 reported. Valls, who is on an official trip to South ....

  • AK party nominates national defense min. as parliament speaker

    Date: 2015-06-26 13:26:19 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:54 - ID:2868469

    ANKARA, June 26 (MENA) - The Justice and Development, or AK, Party nominated Defense Minister Ismet Yilmaz for parliament speaker, Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu announced Friday, according to Daily Sabah. Ismet Yilmaz, 53, is an MP from ....

  • Pakistan rejects allegations of involvement in attack on Afghan Parliament

    Date: 2015-06-26 12:37:08 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:46 - ID:2868145

    ISLAMABAD, June 26 (MENA) - Pakistan has rejected allegations that its intelligence agency Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) was involved in a recent attack on Afghan Parliament in Kabul. Qazi Khalilullah, spokesman for Pakistan’s Foreign ....

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