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  • Japan sets up MERS task forces in S. Korea

    Date: 2015-06-09 08:31:09 GMT - Japan - World - SN:24 - ID:2758685

    TOKYO, June 9 (MENA) - Japan has set up task forces at its diplomatic missions in South Korea for the safety of its nationals due to the spread of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) oronavirus there, Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida said Tuesday. ....

  • Strong magnitude 5.2 quake felt in Athens, no reports of damage or injuries

    Date: 2015-06-09 08:01:38 GMT - Greece - World - SN:20 - ID:2758437

    ATHENS, June 9 (MENA) - A magnitude-5.2 earthquake rattled Greece's capital early Tuesday, but there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries, Fox News reported. The Geodynamic Institute in Athens said the quake occurred at 4:09 a.m. (0109 ....

  • 1 killed, 2 injured in coal mine collapse in Turkey

    Date: 2015-06-09 07:51:34 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:19 - ID:2758673

    ANKARA, June 9 (MENA) - A miner died and two others injured after a collapse occurred in a coal mine in the Turkish city of Amasya. An investigation has been launched into the collapse. Two of the injured miners were rushed to the hospital to ....

  • Indian police kill 12 Maoist Rebels in Eastern Stronghold

    Date: 2015-06-09 07:18:37 GMT - India - World - SN:15 - ID:2758405

    NEW DELHI, June 9 (MENA) - Police killed at least 12 Maoist rebels in a clash early Tuesday in one of their strongholds in eastern India, abc reported Tuesday. The police attacked the rebels as they were on their way to extort money from several ....

  • 7 Ukranian soldiers killed in landmine blast

    Date: 2015-06-08 20:55:29 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:133 - ID:2757673

    KIEV, June 8 (MENA) - At least seven Ukrainian soldiers died on Monday when their truck hit a mine in eastern Ukraine, Russia Today reported. The blast occurred about 15 km west of Donetsk city, said a statement by Ukrainian army. The landmine ....

  • ‘Great shrinking Britain’ leaves US navy relying on French ship

    Date: 2015-06-08 20:08:21 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:127 - ID:2757597

    LONDON, June 8 (MENA) – America has been forced to turn to France to plug a critical gap in US navy capabilities in the Gulf because the Royal Navy has no active aircraft carriers to send, the Times reported on Monday. When the American aircraft ....

  • Tajikistan lifts blocks on Facebook, YouTube

    Date: 2015-06-08 19:14:34 GMT - Tajikistan - World - SN:118 - ID:2757309

    DUSHANBE, June 8 (MENA) - Tajikistan on Monday lifted blocks on websites including Facebook and YouTube it imposed after a police chief appeared in an online video announcing his defection to Daesh, Russia Today reported. Internet providers ....

  • Russia-US relations in ‘spiral of confrontation’

    Date: 2015-06-08 18:20:58 GMT - Russia - World - SN:107 - ID:2756865

    MOSCOW, June 8 (MENA) – Russian Foreign Ministry said that Russia reserves the right to respond to any unfriendly steps in relations with the United States, Sputnik News reported on Monday. “We reserve the right to respond appropriately to all ....

  • G7 to lift anti-Russia sanctions when Ukraine ceasefire holds, says Merkel

    Date: 2015-06-08 16:27:54 GMT - Russia - World - SN:89 - ID:2756045

    BERLIN, June 8 (MENA) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that sanctions against Russia will be lifted when the ceasefire in Ukraine holds. “We all agreed that the lifting of sanctions should be tied to the implementation of Minsk,” Merkel said ....

  • Turkey elections: Erdogan says no party can rule alone

    Date: 2015-06-08 16:26:37 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:87 - ID:2756009

    ANKARA, June 8 (MENA) - Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said the inconclusive election result means no party can govern alone, the BBC reported. His party, AKP, is meeting to try to form a government after losing its majority in a ....

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