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  • Dutch government ordered to cut carbon emissions in landmark ruling

    Date: 2015-06-24 15:33:47 GMT - Netherlands - World - SN:78 - ID:2857793

    THE HAGUE, June 24 (MENA) - A court in the Hague has ordered the Dutch government to cut its emissions by at least 25% within five years, in a landmark ruling expected to cause ripples around the world. To cheers and hoots from climate ....

  • Nasa's curiosity rover snaps image of pyramid found on Mars

    Date: 2015-06-24 15:30:52 GMT - USA - World - SN:75 - ID:2857797

    WASHINGTON, June 24 (MENA) - A mysterious 'pyramid' has been discovered on the surface of Mars that proves the existence of alien life claim a group of UFO hunters, according to Huffington Post. The pyramid-shaped object was found by the ....

  • Turkish parl prepares for electing new speaker

    Date: 2015-06-24 15:30:39 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:74 - ID:2857805

    ANKARA, June 24 (MENA) - The two parties which received the most votes in the June 7 parliamentary election among the four political parties that made their way to the national assembly have been mulling how to get their candidate elected as ....

  • Turkish FM confirms reconciliation talks with Israel in Italy

    Date: 2015-06-24 15:27:43 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:71 - ID:2857837

    ANKARA, June 24 (MENA) – Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu confirmed Wednesday that Foreign Ministry Undersecretary Feridun Sinirlioğlu and his Israeli counterpart Dore Gold met in Rome to seek reconciliation in the Turkish-Israeli ....

  • Chechen group with 15,000 fighters pledges allegiance to Daesh

    Date: 2015-06-24 14:28:09 GMT - USA - World - SN:65 - ID:2857261

    WASHINGTON, June 24 (MENA) - A Chechen terror organization which boasts “as many as 15,000” fighters has pledged its loyalty to Daesh groups, World Tribune newspaper reported. The Caucuses Emirate is responsible for over 900 attacks in Russia ....

  • Japan's PM to appoint new minister for Tokyo Olympics: sources

    Date: 2015-06-24 14:27:09 GMT - Japan - World - SN:64 - ID:2857253

    TOKYO, June 24 (MENA) – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will appoint former senior vice sports minister Toshiaki Endo to a new post of minister in charge of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, Kyodo cited ruling party sources as saying ....

  • Scandinavian ships rescue nearly 992 migrants in 24 hours

    Date: 2015-06-24 13:58:34 GMT - Libya - World - SN:60 - ID:2856665

    TRIPOLI, June 24 (MENA) – Boats from Norway and Denmark have picked up 992 migrants off the coast of Libya in the Mediterranean Sea in the last 24 hours, reports say. The Norwegian Siem Pilot vessel took aboard 671 stranded people from two ....

  • UK Queen might have to move out of Buckingham Palace amid repairs

    Date: 2015-06-24 13:18:14 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:59 - ID:2856669

    LONDON, June 24 (MENA) - The UK Queen may have to move out of Buckingham Palace for up to a year under plans to carry out £150million of urgently-needed work on her London residence, The Telegraph reported. Surveyors who have undertaken an ....

  • Egypt slams Somalia terrorist attack

    Date: 2015-06-24 13:14:55 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:56 - ID:2856645

    CAIRO, June 24 (MENA) - Egypt slammed on Wednesday the terrorist attack that hit the Somali capital of Mogadishu earlier in the day. Spokesman for the Egyptian Foreign Ministry Badr Abdel Aati conveyed Egypt's deepest condolences to the families ....

  • France summons US ambassador over spy claims

    Date: 2015-06-24 09:34:33 GMT - France - World - SN:26 - ID:2854437

    PARIS, June 24 (MENA) - France has summoned the US ambassador after claims the US National Security Agency (NSA) spied on the past three French presidents, Sky News reported Wednesday. Material released by WikiLeaks claims the NSA wiretapped former ....

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