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  • Germany prepares for Greek bankruptcy- German paper

    Date: 2015-06-12 13:18:14 GMT - Germany - World - SN:60 - ID:2783025

    BERLIN, June 12 (MENA) - The German government is weighing what to do if the Greek state goes bankrupt, the daily Bild reported on Friday. Citing several individuals familiar with the matter, the paper said German authorities were holding ....

  • S. Korea repeats demand for N. Korea to set free four detainees

    Date: 2015-06-12 13:09:59 GMT - south korea - World - SN:59 - ID:2783001

    SEOUL, June 12 (MENA) - The South Korean Unification Ministry said Friday that North Korea has refused to accept the South Korean government's letter of demand to set free four South Koreans detained in the North, including a New York University ....

  • China welcomes Myanmar ceasefire

    Date: 2015-06-12 12:37:40 GMT - China - World - SN:57 - ID:2782773

    BEIJING, June 12 (MENA) - China on Friday welcomed the ceasefire in northeast Myanmar, China.org.cn reported. "We hope the conflicting sides can show restraint and stop the war as soon as possible," said Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hong Lei, ....

  • Moscow urges Kiev to investigate attack on Russian consulate in Kharkiv

    Date: 2015-06-12 11:53:41 GMT - Russia - World - SN:50 - ID:2782529

    MOSCOW, June 12 (MENA) - Moscow urged Kiev authorities to thoroughly investigate Thursday's attack on the Russian consulate in Ukraine's second-largest city of Kharkiv, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement Friday, according to Sputnik ....

  • Pakistani minister refuses criticism against execution in Islamabad

    Date: 2015-06-12 11:49:04 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:49 - ID:2782345

    ISLAMABAD, June 12 (MENA) - Pakistan's Federal Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Friday said that the implementation on capital punishment is in accordance with the law while criticism against judiciary will not be tolerated in this ....

  • More Brits are trained in terrorism than ever, MI5 warns

    Date: 2015-06-12 09:49:18 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:34 - ID:2781749

    LONDON, June 12 (MENA) - The security service expressed concern over the Brits who have returned from fighting with ISIS – which was last month estimated at 450, Express reported. Their threat "comprises not just attack planning but ....

  • Kerry greets Queen Elizabeth II on her birthday

    Date: 2015-06-12 06:43:22 GMT - USA - World - SN:8 - ID:2780705

    WASHINGTON, June 12 (MENA) – On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, Secretary of State John Kerry greeted Queen Elizabeth II and the people of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland on her birthday that ....

  • No Iran-US talks on regional issues: Official

    Date: 2015-06-11 21:51:57 GMT - Iran - World - SN:114 - ID:2780293

    TEHRAN, June 11 (MENA) - A senior Iranian official says talks between Tehran and Washington are limited to the Islamic Republic's nuclear issue, noting that Iran would discuss regional issues only with its neighbors, Press TV reported. "Iran's ....

  • 36 killed in Nepal landslide

    Date: 2015-06-11 20:58:19 GMT - Nepal - World - SN:109 - ID:2780077

    KATHMANDU, June 11 (MENA) - At least 36 people were killed and 80 seriously injured in a landslide triggered by heavy rainfall in Nepal's Taplejung district, the DC Nepal reported Thursday. Continuous rain and flash floods since Wednesday have ....

  • Russia to promote single strategy to counter Daesh under UN auspices

    Date: 2015-06-11 20:23:56 GMT - Russia - World - SN:106 - ID:2779841

    MOSCOW, June 11 (MENA) - Russia will promote the creation of a single strategy to counter Daesh militants in the Middle East and North Africa under the auspices of the UN Security Council, the Sputnik cited Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov as ....

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