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  • S. Korea reports 14 new cases of MERS, bringing total to 122

    Date: 2015-06-11 08:55:46 GMT - south korea - World - SN:28 - ID:2774625

    SEOUL, June 11 (MENA) - South Korea on Thursday confirmed 14 new cases of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), bringing to 122 the total number of people diagnosed with the potentially deadly disease, according to Yonhap News Agency. Out of ....

  • Australia PM Tony Abbott urges regional action against Daesh

    Date: 2015-06-11 07:46:42 GMT - Australia - World - SN:20 - ID:2774173

    SYDNEY, June 11 (MENA) - Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has urged Asia Pacific nations to fight jihadist groups, saying Daesh has global ambitions, BBC news reported. At a conference in Sydney on countering terrorist propaganda, he said ....

  • Britain sends military training teams to Nigeria

    Date: 2015-06-10 22:12:00 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:148 - ID:2773297

    LONDON, June 10 (MENA) - Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron announced that UK will increase support to the Nigerian Forces "as part of our global commitment to developing security and stability." Speaking in the House of Commons, Cameron ....

  • Blaze in Ukraine's BRSM-Nafta oil depot kills 4

    Date: 2015-06-10 22:10:56 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:146 - ID:2773185

    KIEV, June 10 (MENA) - The Ukrainian government said the country's BRSM-Nafta oil depot near the capital, Kiev, has caught fire, killing at least four people and injuring a dozen others, Interfax news agency reported. Interior Minister Arsen ....

  • Egypt calls for including social, peace issues in ILO's declaration

    Date: 2015-06-10 15:15:30 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:93 - ID:2771101

    GENEVA, June 10 (MENA) – Egypt called on the International Labor Organisation to extend the scope of its centennial declaration to include social and peace issues, Minister of Manpower and Immigration Nahed el Ashri said on Wednesday. The ....

  • Jordanian king leaves Amman on visit to Kazakhstan

    Date: 2015-06-10 15:06:36 GMT - Jordan - World - SN:89 - ID:2771057

    AMMAN, June 10 (MENA) - Jordanian King Abdullah II left here Wednesday to Kazakhstan at the invitation of Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev to participate in the fifth Congress of Leaders of World and Traditional Religions hosted by Kazakh ....

  • France condemns terrorist attack in Luxor

    Date: 2015-06-10 14:49:46 GMT - France - World - SN:87 - ID:2771073

    PARIS, June 10 (MENA) – France deplored on Wednesday the terrorist attack that occurred outside the famed ancient Karnak temple in Luxor. Spokesman for French Foreign Ministry Roman Nadal said that his country is contacting the Egyptian authorities ....

  • Egypt's diplomat denies volleyball team held in Istanbul airport

    Date: 2015-06-10 12:10:39 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:54 - ID:2767649

    ANKARA, June 10 (MENA) – Egyptian General Consul in Istanbul Shahira Assi denied media reports claiming an Egyptian volleyball team was held in Istanbul's main airport. The team is schedule to head for Almaty, Kazakhstan, later Wednesday to take ....

  • Moderate rebels take key southern base in Syria, dealing blow to Assad

    Date: 2015-06-10 11:46:30 GMT - USA - World - SN:45 - ID:2767693

    WASHINGTON, June 10 (MENA) - Rebels announced the capture of a strategic army base in southern Syria on Tuesday, the latest of several sweeping offensives by forces battling President Bashar al Assad, according to the Washington Post. A coalition ....

  • S. Korea, Japan to meet over wartime sex slaves

    Date: 2015-06-10 08:05:50 GMT - south korea - World - SN:13 - ID:2766113

    SEOUL, June 10 (MENA) - South Korea and Japan will meet again this week over Seoul's demand that Tokyo apologize for its wartime sex slavery, the Korean news agency Yonhap reported Wednesday, quoting the Foreign Ministry. The eighth round of ....

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