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  • US considers harder line on Russia- US paper

    Date: 2015-06-06 13:56:40 GMT - USA - World - SN:62 - ID:2740729

    WASHINGTON, June 6 (MENA) - Obama administration officials are considering new deterrence strategies to rein in Russian meddling in Europe, in what some say would amount to an updated version of Cold War-era containment, the Wall Street Journal ....

  • Death toll from China sunken ship rises to 331

    Date: 2015-06-06 12:37:25 GMT - China - World - SN:56 - ID:2740717

    BEIJING, June 6 (MENA) - At least 331 people have been confirmed dead after rescuers lifted a Chinese cruise ship that capsized with 456 people on board on the Yangtze River in the Jianli county in central Hubei province five days ago. The ....

  • Japanese PM Abe in Ukraine for talks with Poroshenko

    Date: 2015-06-06 11:35:50 GMT - Japan - World - SN:46 - ID:2739965

    TOKYO, June 6 (MENA) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrived in Kiev late Friday for talks with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, in which he is expected to offer support for the stabilization of the crisis-hit country. Abe is visiting ....

  • 4 killed, 184 injured in blasts prior to Turkey party rally

    Date: 2015-06-06 09:12:15 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:26 - ID:2739053

    ANKARA, June 6 (MENA) - At least four people were killed and 184 people hospitalized on Friday after two explosions five minutes apart disrupted a Kurdish party election rally in southeast Turkey attended by thousands of people, according to Today's ....

  • Taliban launches dawn raid in remote Afghanistan province -- officials

    Date: 2015-06-06 08:59:34 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:19 - ID:2738933

    KABUL, June 6 (MENA) - Hundreds of Taliban insurgents launched a major assault at dawn on Saturday on a remote district in Afghanistan's northeastern Badakhshan province, according to ABC News. Some 300 Taliban fighters targeted the Yamgan ....

  • 11 dead, most climbers safe after quake hits Malaysia peak

    Date: 2015-06-06 08:34:22 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:16 - ID:2738749

    KUALA LUMPUR, June 6 (MENA) - The strong earthquake that jolted Malaysia's Mount Kinabalu killed 11 people with another eight missing on South-East Asia's highest peak, according to ABC News. Sabah state's tourism minister Masidi Manjun said ....

  • Iran Armed Forces will not allow inspections of military sites: Cmdr.

    Date: 2015-06-05 22:39:46 GMT - Iran - World - SN:113 - ID:2737801

    TEHRAN, June 5 (MENA) - A high-ranking Iranian commander says the Islamic Republic’s Armed Forces will not allow any inspection of the country’s military sites, Press TV reported Friday. “We will never allow any kind of visit to military centers, ....

  • Romania PM refuses to resign over corruption allegations

    Date: 2015-06-05 22:38:39 GMT - Romania - World - SN:112 - ID:2737805

    BUCHAREST, June 5 (MENA) – Romania's president called on the prime minister to resign on Friday over corruption allegations including forgery and money laundering, a demand that was quickly rebuffed in a dramatic political standoff, Telegraph ....

  • Beijing urges Washington to abide by one-China policy

    Date: 2015-06-05 20:30:09 GMT - China - World - SN:107 - ID:2737569

    BEIJING, June 5 (MENA) - The Chinese Foreign Ministry on Friday urged the US to abide by the one-China policy and to stop sending wrong signals about Taiwan. "The Chinese side holds a consistent and clear position on the Taiwan Question. We are ....

  • Iranian FM warns against revising framework nuclear deal

    Date: 2015-06-05 20:19:08 GMT - Russia - World - SN:106 - ID:2737545

    MOSCOW, June 5 (MENA) – Any attempts to revise the political framework deal on Iran’s nuclear program, reached in the Swiss city of Lausanne in April, would be followed by a failure of the negotiations, Sputnik News quoted Iranian Foreign Minister ....

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