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  • 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 ....

  • Switzerland approves extradition of Naser Oric

    Date: 2015-06-25 21:01:02 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:116 - ID:2865509

    BERN, June 25 (MENA) - The Swiss government will extradite Muslim hero of Srebrenica Naser Oric to Bosnia, the Federal Office of Justice said on Thursday, according to the World Bulletin. "In simplified proceedings, the Federal Office of Justice ....

  • EU president notes lack of consensus on migrant quotas

    Date: 2015-06-25 20:32:41 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:114 - ID:2865437

    BRUSSELS, June 25 (MENA) - European Council President Donald Tusk said on Thursday that the EU state members have failed to reach consensus on the proposed introduction of mandatory quotas for migrants. “I can understand those who want this ....

  • Russia developing electronic system capable of disabling Cruise missile, enemy military satellites

    Date: 2015-06-25 19:22:55 GMT - Russia - World - SN:107 - ID:2865169

    MOSCOW, June 25 (MENA) - Russia is developing a new electronic warfare system, which can disable cruise missile, and other high-precision weaponry guidance systems and satellites used by enemy forces, Radio-Electronic Technologies Group, also known ....

  • UK population increases by 500,000, official figures show

    Date: 2015-06-25 11:42:22 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:45 - ID:2861881

    LONDON, June 25 (MENA) - The UK population grew by almost half a million last year to 64,596,800, according to figures from the Office for National Statistics. The "above average" increase of 491,100 from mid-2013 to mid-2014 included net migration ....

  • El Damaty, Hawwas honored in Praque

    Date: 2015-06-25 10:39:26 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:37 - ID:2861765

    CAIRO, June 25 (MENA) - Egyptian Minister of Antiquities Mamdouh El Damaty and ex-antiquities minister Dr. Zahi Hawass were awarded the Golden Memorial Medal of the Charles University in Prague on the fringe of the Abusir and Saqqara in the Year ....

  • South Africa may leave ICC over Bashir arrest row

    Date: 2015-06-25 10:29:35 GMT - South Africa - World - SN:36 - ID:2861201

    PRETORIA, June 25 (MENA) - South Africa has said it might leave the International Criminal Court (ICC) after a row over the court's attempt to have Sudan's president arrested there, the BBC reported. Omar al-Bashir was allowed to attend an African ....

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