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  • 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 ....

  • UN chief calls on Security Council to take action on Syria

    Date: 2015-06-25 09:22:15 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:28 - ID:2860961

    NEW YORK, June 25 (MENA) - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called on the U.N. Security Council to take "urgent action" on Syria amid daily atrocities and rights abuses, warning the war-torn country would otherwise slip deeper into ....

  • Republican-led Congress hands Obama major win on trade

    Date: 2015-06-25 09:15:19 GMT - USA - World - SN:26 - ID:2860737

    WASHINGTON, June 25 (MENA) - The US Congress has granted President Barack Obama and his successor a powerful tool to get trade deals approved: so-called “fast-track” authority that shields proposed pacts from legislative meddling, Voice of America ....

  • Plane checked on Poland for explosives after bomb threat at Polish airport

    Date: 2015-06-25 08:53:09 GMT - Poland - World - SN:24 - ID:2860701

    WARSAW, June 25 (MENA) - A Polish airport received a suspected hoax bomb threat to a Ryanair flight that was due to take off this morning, according to media reports. Ryanair says that Modlin Airport in the Polish capital of Warsaw received an ....

  • Heat wave claims over 945 lives in Karachi

    Date: 2015-06-25 08:49:57 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:23 - ID:2860733

    ISLAMABAD, June 25 (MENA) – At least 945 people have died in the last four days as a result of a severe heat wave in Karachi, local media quoted doctors and officials as saying, with medics battling to treat patients as a state of emergency was ....

  • India to provide $1 billion for quake-hit Nepal's reconstruction: Sushma Swaraj

    Date: 2015-06-25 07:15:04 GMT - Nepal - World - SN:9 - ID:2860197

    KATHMANDU, June 25 (MENA) - External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday announced that India would provide an assistance of $1 billion for quake-hit Nepal's reconstruction, The Times of India reported . The external affairs minister ....

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