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  • Russia deploys new radar stations in Arctic

    Date: 2015-06-20 18:48:57 GMT - Russia - World - SN:89 - ID:2834193

    MOSCOW, June 20 (MENA) - Russia is deploying new radar stations on its islands in the Arctic Ocean, with Russian fighters aircraft expected to arrive there soon, the deputy commander of the Russian Aerospace Defense Forces said on Saturday. Such ....

  • 18 dead, 4 missing as dangerous storms sweep through China

    Date: 2015-06-20 17:43:39 GMT - China - World - SN:83 - ID:2833917

    BEIJING, June 20 (MENA) - Heavy storms that swept through several southern Chinese provinces this past week have killed 18 people and left four more missing, Fox News cited a report by the Ministry of Civil Affairs as saying. The storms have ....

  • Shanghai, Beijing, Hong Kong listed in global 10 most expensive cities

    Date: 2015-06-20 15:12:37 GMT - China - World - SN:65 - ID:2832785

    BEIJING, June 20 (MENA) - Shanghai, Beijing and Hong Kong have been listed in the top 10 most expensive cities in the world, while Tokyo has dropped out of the top 10, reports the online news web portal of Shanghai's China Business News. According ....

  • Thousands attend anti-austerity rally in London

    Date: 2015-06-20 13:33:14 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:51 - ID:2832041

    LONDON, June 20 (MENA) - Thousands of people are marching through central London as part of an anti-austerity demonstration, the BBC News reported. The march began after a rally outside the Bank of England and will end with another rally outside ....

  • 10 Afghan soldiers, 70 militants killed in newest military operations

    Date: 2015-06-20 10:24:28 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:33 - ID:2830901

    KABUL, June 20 (MENA) – Ten Afghan soldiers and 70 militants were killed in the newest military operations across the country, the Ministry of Defense announced on Saturday. A statement issued by the Ministry of Defense states that the 10 ....

  • Julian Assange's three-year stay in Ecuadorean embassy has cost taxpayer £11.1m

    Date: 2015-06-20 09:45:28 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:31 - ID:2830569

    LONDON, June 20 (MENA) - Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks founder who fled to the embassy of Ecuador three years ago today, has cost the taxpayer more than £11.1 million, according to The Daily Telegraph. Since he skipped bail and sought asylum ....

  • Malaysia to request extradition of suspected oil tanker hijackers

    Date: 2015-06-20 09:25:03 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:30 - ID:2830457

    KUALA LUMPUR, June 20 (MENA) - Malaysia will request the extradition of the seven suspected hijackers of oil tanker MT Orkim Harmony for prosecution in the country, Home Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said Saturday. He said the request ....

  • US govt dismisses request by Osama bin Laden’s son for his father’s death certificate

    Date: 2015-06-20 09:06:39 GMT - USA - World - SN:28 - ID:2830241

    WASHINGTON, June 20 (MENA) - According to a recently leaked document, the son of al-Qaeda mastermind Osama bin Laden, Abdullah bin Laden, sent a letter to the US Embassy in Saudi Arabia to ask for his father's death certificate. In response, the ....

  • EU referendum to be held in October 2016, sources say

    Date: 2015-06-20 08:40:05 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:24 - ID:2830189

    LONDON, June 20 (MENA) - The in-out referendum on Britain’s membership of the European Union will take place in October next year, says The Daily Telegraph. Officials in Downing Street and the Foreign Office are understood to be exploring the ....

  • Mexico beer center attack leaves 10 dead

    Date: 2015-06-20 08:06:07 GMT - Mexico - World - SN:20 - ID:2829985

    MEXICO CITY, June 20 (MENA) - Gunmen have shot dead at least 10 people in a beer distribution center near the Mexican city of Monterrey and then stole from the bodies, the BBC reported Saturday. Seven people died at the scene. They were found ....

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