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  • Russia starts grain deliveries to Iran in oil-for-goods deal

    Date: 2015-06-08 09:49:12 GMT - Russia - World - SN:24 - ID:2751865

    MOSCOW, June 8 (MENA) - Russia has started grain deliveries to Iran, sending 100,000 tons, Russia's food safety regulator, Rosselkhoznadzor, said. RIA Novosti on Monday reported that Russian officials said in April that Russia was sending grain, ....

  • China cites human rights progress in report

    Date: 2015-06-08 09:11:00 GMT - China - World - SN:20 - ID:2751893

    BEIJING, June 8 (MENA) - China on Monday touted "tremendous achievements" in human rights, citing legal improvements, poverty alleviation, freedom of speech and protection for minorities, even as campaign groups point to a tough crackdown on dissent ....

  • Two dead in NE Nigeria suicide attack: police

    Date: 2015-06-08 08:45:42 GMT - Nigeria - World - SN:17 - ID:2751177

    ABUJA, June 8 (MENA) - A female suicide bomber killed two people and injured four others in northeast Nigeria, while two people were injured when a bomb exploded near a military checkpoint, News 24 quoted police as saying on Sunday. "A female ....

  • Back me or resign: David Cameron's ultimatum to Cabinet rebels over EU referendum

    Date: 2015-06-08 08:23:53 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:16 - ID:2751169

    LONDON, June 8 (MENA) - David Cameron has told his ministers that they will have to resign if they want to campaign and vote for Britain to leave the European Union, The Telegraph reported. Risking a major confrontation with members of his ....

  • S. Korea reports sixth death from MERS, 23 new cases

    Date: 2015-06-08 07:00:37 GMT - south korea - World - SN:8 - ID:2750737

    SEOUL, June 8 (MENA) - South Korea reported its sixth death from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) on Monday, along with 23 new cases that brought the total number of people diagnosed with the disease here to 87, Yonhap reported. The latest ....

  • US reports 22 air strikes against Isis in Syria and Iraq

    Date: 2015-06-08 06:57:08 GMT - USA - World - SN:7 - ID:2750821

    WASHINGTON, June 8 (MENA) - The United States and its allies carried out 22 air strikes against Islamic States militants in Syria and Iraq during a 24-hour period to Sunday, a US military statement said. Five of the 11 air raids in Syria targeted ....

  • Romania PM calls graft probe 'coup d'etat'

    Date: 2015-06-07 22:44:41 GMT - Romania - World - SN:108 - ID:2750509

    BUCHAREST, June 7 (MENA) - Romania's Prime Minister Victor Ponta on Sunday called corruption allegations against him tantamount to a "coup d'etat" and again vowed he would not resign, ABC News reported. "The goal of these accusations is to ....

  • Over 1,700 Ukrainian servicemen killed in conflict in Donbass: presidential adviser

    Date: 2015-06-07 22:43:47 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:107 - ID:2750501

    KIEV, June 7 (MENA) - Ukrainian presidential adviser Yuri Biryukov said that as many as 1,723 Ukrainian servicemen has been officially reported killed in the force operation in eastern regions, however this statistics doesn’t include those whose ....

  • NY State offers $100,000 reward for capture of escaped prisoners

    Date: 2015-06-07 22:37:59 GMT - USA - World - SN:106 - ID:2750505

    WASHINGTON, June 7 (MENA) - New York State is offering a $100,000 reward for information leading to the apprehension and arrest of Richard Matt and David Sweat, the two convicted murderers who escaped from an upstate maximum security prison, ABC ....

  • French police arrest 2 suspects in thwarted terror plot

    Date: 2015-06-07 20:21:48 GMT - France - World - SN:91 - ID:2750081

    PARIS, June 7 (MENA) - France's interior minister Bernard Cazeneuve on Sunday said the police arrested two men suspected of assisting a 24-year-old Algerian student accused of plotting a terrorist attack on a church near Paris in April, ABC News ....

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