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  • Five due in court on Syria-related terror charges

    Date: 2015-06-16 09:16:02 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:23 - ID:2805973

    LONDON, June 16 (MENA) - Two men and three women accused of Syria-related terrorism offences are due to appear at a London court later, the BBC reported. West Midlands Police said they faced charges including preparing to travel to Syria to ....

  • Paper: Nouri al Maliki undermines U.S. interests in Iraq, plots return to power

    Date: 2015-06-16 08:43:23 GMT - USA - World - SN:19 - ID:2806081

    WASHINGTON, June 16 (MENA) - Iraq’s former prime minister is playing a critical, backroom role in undermining the Obama administration’s push for a more inclusive government in Baghdad, U.S. and Iraqi officials say, warning that Shiite hard-liner ....

  • U.S. Air Force to boost presence in Europe amid Russia tensions

    Date: 2015-06-16 08:36:34 GMT - USA - World - SN:18 - ID:2805977

    NEW YORK, June 16 (MENA) - The U.S. Air Force plans to further increase the number of forces it brings to Europe amid tensions with Russia and could deploy stealthy F-22 fighter jets as a show of force, Wall Street Journal reported quoting Service ....

  • Bangladesh upholds death sentence for war collaborator

    Date: 2015-06-16 07:51:10 GMT - Bangladesh - World - SN:17 - ID:2805981

    DHAKA, June 16 (MENA) - Bangladesh's Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld the death sentence for a top leader of an Islamist party for war crimes and crimes against humanity during the country's independence war against Pakistan in 1971, according to ABC ....

  • Georgia declares national mourning over flood victims - Georgian amb.

    Date: 2015-06-16 07:50:52 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:16 - ID:2805869

    CAIRO, June 16 (MENA) - Georgian Ambassador in Cairo Archil Dzuliashvili said his country declared national mourning over recent Tbilisi flood victims. In statements to MENA Tuesday, Dzuliashvili said at least 12 people were killed and 24 others ....

  • S. Korea, U.S. formally sign civil nuclear energy cooperation pact

    Date: 2015-06-16 07:34:25 GMT - south korea - World - SN:13 - ID:2805733

    SEOUL, June 16 (MENA) - South Korea and the United States signed a civilian nuclear energy cooperation agreement Monday, bringing a formal end to years of tough negotiations that had required the pushing back of an initial deadline, according to ....

  • S. Korea reports three more MERS deaths, 4 new cases

    Date: 2015-06-16 07:34:10 GMT - south korea - World - SN:12 - ID:2805729

    SEOUL, June 16 (MENA) - South Korea reported three more deaths from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) Tuesday, bringing the death toll to 19, according to Yonhap News Agency The country also reported four new cases of the viral respiratory ....

  • UN chief describes human crisis in Yemen as "catastrophic"

    Date: 2015-06-16 06:08:42 GMT - USA - World - SN:2 - ID:2805569

    WASHINGTON, June 16 (MENA) - UN chief Ban Ki-moon has called for an immediate humanitarian truce in Yemen as peace talks began in Geneva and a Saudi-led Arab coalition continued aerial bombardments of the ravaged country, New York Times ....

  • West Yorkshire Police confirm missing family from Bradford

    Date: 2015-06-15 21:56:08 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:123 - ID:2805021

    LODNON, June 15 (MENA) - West Yorkshire Police can confirm that they received a report that 12 people- 3 adults and 9 children- from the Bradford area are missing, said a statement on Monday. The adults are three sisters; namely, Khadija, Sugra ....

  • France PM urges showing real image of Islam

    Date: 2015-06-15 21:37:22 GMT - France - World - SN:121 - ID:2804793

    PARIS, June 15 (MENA) - French Prime Minister Manuel Valls called on Muslims in France to combat extremism by showing the real image of Islam. "We must say all of this is not Islam," Valls told at a conference that was intended to foster stronger ....

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