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  • Reporter injured in shelling in Donetsk

    Date: 2015-06-14 22:05:01 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:127 - ID:2797653

    KIEV, June 14 (MENA) - An AFP contributor has sustained a leg injury and was taken to hospital after his house in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, came under shelling on Sunday, Russia Today reported. Aleksandr Gayuk told RT he was in hospital and ....

  • Greek bailout talks end without breakthrough in Brussels

    Date: 2015-06-14 21:58:56 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:125 - ID:2797605

    BRUSSELS, June 14 (MENA) - The European Commission said Sunday that weekend talks to find common ground between international creditors and Greece were unsuccessful and left a wide rift that needs to be closed within two weeks to avoid a possible ....

  • Two explosions kill two civilians, wound three in Afghanistan

    Date: 2015-06-14 21:40:54 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:124 - ID:2797545

    KABUL, June 14 (MENA) - Two landmine explosions claimed the lives of two civilians and left three others wounded in Afghanistan's Kandahar province on Sunday, Khaama Press reported. Officials said both explosions took place in Khalil Bagh ....

  • 2,000 refugees, mostly Syrians, arrive in Greece

    Date: 2015-06-14 21:26:21 GMT - Greece - World - SN:121 - ID:2797537

    ATHENS, June 14 (MENA) - Some 2,000 refugees, mostly from Syria, arrived at the Greek port of Piraeus near Athens on Sunday morning, Euronews reported. They arrived on a government-supplied ferry that brought them from the Greek island of ....

  • India grants citizenship to 4,300 refugees from Afghanistan, Pakistan

    Date: 2015-06-14 21:01:47 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:117 - ID:2797485

    NEW DELHI, June 14 (MENA) - India has granted at least 4,300 refugees from Afghanistan and Pakistan during the past one year, Khaama news agency reported Sunday. The citizenship to Hindus and Sikhs from Afghanistan and Pakistan were granted as ....

  • Reports of British teen suicide bomber 'very disturbing' - Cooper

    Date: 2015-06-14 19:57:59 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:110 - ID:2797229

    LONDON, June 14 (MENA) - UK Shadow home secretary Yvette Cooper has said the reports that a British teen has become the UK's youngest suicide bomber after being killed while with Daesh in Iraq are "very disturbing", ITV reported Sunday. "This is a ....

  • Iran won't allow foreign inspection of military sites: Commander

    Date: 2015-06-14 19:44:00 GMT - Iran - World - SN:107 - ID:2797169

    TEHRAN, June 14 (MENA) - A senior Iranian general has reaffirmed the country’s opposition to any inspection of its military sites, saying the Iranian nation will never allow world powers to impose their excessive demands on Iran, Press TV reported. ....

  • Floods kill 12 people, allow wild animals to escape from zoo in Georgia

    Date: 2015-06-14 19:01:36 GMT - Georgia - World - SN:97 - ID:2796805

    TBILISI, June 14 (MENA) - Severe flooding in the Georgian capital killed at least 12 people Sunday and triggered a big-game hunt across the city for lions, tigers, a hippopotamus and other dangerous animals that escaped from Tbilisi's ravaged zoo, ....

  • Kuwaiti emir receives president of Kurdistan region

    Date: 2015-06-14 11:36:57 GMT - Kuwait - World - SN:35 - ID:2793609

    KUWAIT CITY, June 14 (MENA) - Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah al Ahmad al Jaber al Sabah received visiting President of the Kurdistan Region Masoud Barzani and his accompanying delegation. The meeting took up means to boost bilateral ties and other ....

  • Scientific research minister leaves for Italy for talks on joint cooperation

    Date: 2015-06-14 11:35:25 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:33 - ID:2793473

    CAIRO, June 14 (MENA) - Minister of Scientific Research Sherif Hamad left here on Sunday for Milan on a four-day visit to Italy for talks with a number of heads of research centers and researchers on means of bolstering scientific cooperation ....

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