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  • Britain sends military training teams to Nigeria

    Date: 2015-06-10 22:12:00 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:148 - ID:2773297

    LONDON, June 10 (MENA) - Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron announced that UK will increase support to the Nigerian Forces "as part of our global commitment to developing security and stability." Speaking in the House of Commons, Cameron ....

  • Blaze in Ukraine's BRSM-Nafta oil depot kills 4

    Date: 2015-06-10 22:10:56 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:146 - ID:2773185

    KIEV, June 10 (MENA) - The Ukrainian government said the country's BRSM-Nafta oil depot near the capital, Kiev, has caught fire, killing at least four people and injuring a dozen others, Interfax news agency reported. Interior Minister Arsen ....

  • Egypt calls for including social, peace issues in ILO's declaration

    Date: 2015-06-10 15:15:30 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:93 - ID:2771101

    GENEVA, June 10 (MENA) – Egypt called on the International Labor Organisation to extend the scope of its centennial declaration to include social and peace issues, Minister of Manpower and Immigration Nahed el Ashri said on Wednesday. The ....

  • Jordanian king leaves Amman on visit to Kazakhstan

    Date: 2015-06-10 15:06:36 GMT - Jordan - World - SN:89 - ID:2771057

    AMMAN, June 10 (MENA) - Jordanian King Abdullah II left here Wednesday to Kazakhstan at the invitation of Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev to participate in the fifth Congress of Leaders of World and Traditional Religions hosted by Kazakh ....

  • France condemns terrorist attack in Luxor

    Date: 2015-06-10 14:49:46 GMT - France - World - SN:87 - ID:2771073

    PARIS, June 10 (MENA) – France deplored on Wednesday the terrorist attack that occurred outside the famed ancient Karnak temple in Luxor. Spokesman for French Foreign Ministry Roman Nadal said that his country is contacting the Egyptian authorities ....

  • Egypt's diplomat denies volleyball team held in Istanbul airport

    Date: 2015-06-10 12:10:39 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:54 - ID:2767649

    ANKARA, June 10 (MENA) – Egyptian General Consul in Istanbul Shahira Assi denied media reports claiming an Egyptian volleyball team was held in Istanbul's main airport. The team is schedule to head for Almaty, Kazakhstan, later Wednesday to take ....

  • Moderate rebels take key southern base in Syria, dealing blow to Assad

    Date: 2015-06-10 11:46:30 GMT - USA - World - SN:45 - ID:2767693

    WASHINGTON, June 10 (MENA) - Rebels announced the capture of a strategic army base in southern Syria on Tuesday, the latest of several sweeping offensives by forces battling President Bashar al Assad, according to the Washington Post. A coalition ....

  • S. Korea, Japan to meet over wartime sex slaves

    Date: 2015-06-10 08:05:50 GMT - south korea - World - SN:13 - ID:2766113

    SEOUL, June 10 (MENA) - South Korea and Japan will meet again this week over Seoul's demand that Tokyo apologize for its wartime sex slavery, the Korean news agency Yonhap reported Wednesday, quoting the Foreign Ministry. The eighth round of ....

  • US, al Qaeda fighting on same side thanks to Daesh - report

    Date: 2015-06-09 22:26:39 GMT - USA - World - SN:144 - ID:2765401

    WASHINGTON, June 9 (MENA) - Al Qaeda affiliates are forging alliance with local armed groups in Yemen and Syria that put al Qaeda and the US on the same side, read a report by Ben Hubbard of The New York Times. In recent weeks, the Qaeda ....

  • RAF Typhoons intercept two Russian military aircraft

    Date: 2015-06-09 22:16:33 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:142 - ID:2765421

    LONDON, June 9 (MENA) - RAF Typhoons have intercepted and shadowed two Russian military aircraft over the Baltic Sea, The Telegraph reported Tuesday. The jets were scrambled from Amari Air base in Estonia yesterday after the planes approached ....

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