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  • Malaysia to request extradition of suspected oil tanker hijackers

    Date: 2015-06-20 09:25:03 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:30 - ID:2830457

    KUALA LUMPUR, June 20 (MENA) - Malaysia will request the extradition of the seven suspected hijackers of oil tanker MT Orkim Harmony for prosecution in the country, Home Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said Saturday. He said the request ....

  • US govt dismisses request by Osama bin Laden’s son for his father’s death certificate

    Date: 2015-06-20 09:06:39 GMT - USA - World - SN:28 - ID:2830241

    WASHINGTON, June 20 (MENA) - According to a recently leaked document, the son of al-Qaeda mastermind Osama bin Laden, Abdullah bin Laden, sent a letter to the US Embassy in Saudi Arabia to ask for his father's death certificate. In response, the ....

  • EU referendum to be held in October 2016, sources say

    Date: 2015-06-20 08:40:05 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:24 - ID:2830189

    LONDON, June 20 (MENA) - The in-out referendum on Britain’s membership of the European Union will take place in October next year, says The Daily Telegraph. Officials in Downing Street and the Foreign Office are understood to be exploring the ....

  • Mexico beer center attack leaves 10 dead

    Date: 2015-06-20 08:06:07 GMT - Mexico - World - SN:20 - ID:2829985

    MEXICO CITY, June 20 (MENA) - Gunmen have shot dead at least 10 people in a beer distribution center near the Mexican city of Monterrey and then stole from the bodies, the BBC reported Saturday. Seven people died at the scene. They were found ....

  • South Korea reports no new cases in MERS outbreak

    Date: 2015-06-20 07:25:43 GMT - south korea - World - SN:16 - ID:2829701

    SEOUL, June 20 (MENA) - South Korea has reported no new cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) for the first time in more than a fortnight, Yonhap News Agency reported Saturday. South Korea's Health Ministry announced on Saturday that ....

  • Bloomberg TV’s Peter Cook named new Pentagon press secretary

    Date: 2015-06-20 07:02:52 GMT - USA - World - SN:13 - ID:2829645

    WASHINGTON, June 20 (MENA) - Veteran Bloomberg Television correspondent Peter C. Cook will become the Pentagon’s new press secretary, according to The Washington Post. Cook will take the job in July. He will be a key figure in explaining the ....

  • Ohio man arrested on terrorism-related charges

    Date: 2015-06-20 06:43:51 GMT - USA - World - SN:6 - ID:2829577

    WASHINGTON, June 20 (MENA) - An Ohio man who authorities say had pledged allegiance to Daesh via Facebook and encouraged others to commit acts of terrorism in the United States, was arrested on terrorism-related charges near Cleveland, Fox News ....

  • US leaves out N. Korea from terrorism sponsors list

    Date: 2015-06-20 06:33:14 GMT - south korea - World - SN:4 - ID:2829549

    SEOUL, June 20 (MENA) - The United States left out North Korea from its list of states sponsoring terrorism despite calls for adding Pyongyang to the list in the wake of a massive hacking attack on Sony Pictures late last year. "The Democratic ....

  • Strong earthquake in Chile

    Date: 2015-06-20 06:30:25 GMT - Chile - World - SN:3 - ID:2829565

    WASHINGTON, June 20 (MENA) - A strong earthquake was registered off the coast of southern Chile late Friday, but the country's National Emergency Office said there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries, ABC News reported on its ....

  • Lifting of arms embargo remains key point in Iran nuclear talks – Moscow

    Date: 2015-06-19 20:47:30 GMT - Austria - World - SN:81 - ID:2829113

    VIENNA, June 19 (MENA) - The P5+1 group of international negotiators has so far been unable to agree on the issue of lifting the arms embargo against Iran, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said Friday, according to Sputnik News. There ....

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