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  • Japan, S. Korea FMs meet amid rows over WWII issues

    Date: 2015-06-21 10:24:40 GMT - Japan - World - SN:27 - ID:2836429

    TOKYO, June 21 (MENA) - Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida met Sunday in Tokyo with his South Korean counterpart Yun Byung Se, who is making the first visit to Japan by a South Korean foreign minister in four years, amid bilateral relations ....

  • Hundreds of protesters demand release of political prisoners in Venezuela

    Date: 2015-06-21 09:55:00 GMT - Venezuela - World - SN:26 - ID:2835701

    CARACAS, June 21 (MENA) – Around 400 protesters rallied in Venezuela’s capital Caracas on Saturday demanding the release of political prisoners, Euronews reported on Sunday. Many of those jailed have been on hunger strike for the past few ....

  • Millionaires prepare to launch £20million non-political campaign for Britain to quit EU

    Date: 2015-06-21 09:43:35 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:25 - ID:2835677

    LONDON, June 21 (MENA) - A major £20million campaign funded by some of the country’s richest entrepreneurs and business people to persuade Britons to leave the European Union will launch in September, the Telegraph newspaper reported. The ....

  • UK spies join battle to stop Libyan traffickers as Cameron ramps up migrant crisis fight

    Date: 2015-06-21 09:42:14 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:24 - ID:2835673

    LONDON, June 21 (MENA) - A special team of communication experts and intelligence analysts based at GCHQ in Cheltenham will form a network with European agencies to “identify organized crime groups smuggling migrants to the Libyan coast, identify ....

  • Blast hits commuter bus in Istanbul

    Date: 2015-06-21 09:11:44 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:23 - ID:2835513

    ANKARA, June 21 (MENA) - A blast ripped through a passenger bus in the Turkish city of Istanbul Sunday morning with no death cases reported. Turkish media reported that the driver of the bus was critically injured and rushed to ....

  • S. Korea reports 3 new cases of MERS, but no additional death

    Date: 2015-06-21 07:36:20 GMT - south korea - World - SN:13 - ID:2835093

    SEOUL, June 21 (MENA) - South Korea reported three more cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) Sunday, bringing the total number of people diagnosed with the disease here to 169, Yonhap news agency reported. The new cases, including a ....

  • Death toll from tainted liquor in Mumbai reaches 92

    Date: 2015-06-21 07:36:09 GMT - India - World - SN:12 - ID:2835085

    NEW DELHI, June 21 (MENA) - Eight more people died in Mumbai from drinking tainted liquor, raising the death toll to 92 in the worst such incident in India in more than a decade, ABC news reported quoting police. The eight men died late Saturday, ....

  • US terror report: Deaths from terror attacks 'increased 81 pct in 2014'

    Date: 2015-06-20 21:44:10 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:100 - ID:2834545

    LONDON, June 20 (MENA) – The rise of Daesh and the Nigerian terror group Boko Haram were responsible for an 81 percent increase in global terrorism last year, The Telegraph quoted a report by the US State Department on Saturday. The sharp ....

  • 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 ....

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