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  • 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 ....

  • Police rescues children forced by Taliban to carry out bombings

    Date: 2015-06-07 19:46:36 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:86 - ID:2749953

    KABUL, June 7 (MENA) - Afghan security forces has rescued two children, who were forced by Taliban militants to carry out bombings in southern Helmand province, Khaama Press reported. Rahmatullah, a Taliban commander, took two children from ....

  • Turkey's ruling party projected to win 41% of vote

    Date: 2015-06-07 19:22:37 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:85 - ID:2749949

    ANKARA, June 7 (MENA) - Preliminary vote counting in Turkey’s parliamentary election has suggested voters have rejected the ruling party’s attempt to remake the constitution, The Guardian reported. With about 97% of the vote counted, Recep Tayyip ....

  • Unexploded WW2 mines disrupt France's Dover to Calais ferries

    Date: 2015-06-07 18:56:02 GMT - France - World - SN:79 - ID:2749817

    PARIS, June 7 (MENA) - Two unexploded World War Two mines discovered near the French port of Calais led to the cancellation of a number of cross-Channel ferries, the BBC reported. The bombs, which were more than 70 years old, were of British ....

  • Obama, Merkel firm on Russia sanctions

    Date: 2015-06-07 14:41:49 GMT - Germany - World - SN:49 - ID:2747869

    BERLIN, June 7 (MENA) - US and German leaders said sanctions on Russia should stay until it implements a deal to end fighting in Ukraine, the BBC reported. President Barack Obama and Chancellor Angela Merkel held talks as the G7 summit of ....

  • G-7 summit a chance for Obama, Merkel to mend relations

    Date: 2015-06-07 12:58:49 GMT - Germany - World - SN:33 - ID:2745305

    BERLIN, June 7 (MENA) - US President Obama arrived in Germany Sunday morning for the annual meeting of the heads of the world’s largest economic powers planning only a single extended, one-on-one get-together -- a stroll through a picturesque ....

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