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  • China opposes G7 policy of anti-Russia sanctions - spokesman

    Date: 2015-06-08 15:45:49 GMT - China - World - SN:83 - ID:2755361

    BEIJING, June 8 (MENA) - Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Hong Lei on Monday said Beijing objects to the sanctions policy used by G7 member states to pressure Russia over the Ukraine crisis. "China has repeatedly reiterated its established ....

  • Military cooperation agreement between Turkey, Qatar takes affect

    Date: 2015-06-08 15:44:34 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:81 - ID:2755309

    CAIRO, June 8 (MENA) - A military cooperation agreement permitting the deployment of Turkish troops in Qatar has gone into effect Monday. According to the Turkish newspaper Daily Sabah, the military cooperation agreement signed by Turkey and ....

  • French Parl. delegation arrives in Tehran

    Date: 2015-06-08 11:33:47 GMT - Iran - World - SN:47 - ID:2753177

    TEHRAN, June 8 (MENA) - A six-member delegation of the French Senate's Foreign Affairs Committee arrived in Tehran today to hold talks with a number of Iranian officials, Mehr News Agency reported. The French delegation, headed by French Senator ....

  • Turkey official results to announce 'within 11-12 days'

    Date: 2015-06-08 11:11:35 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:41 - ID:2752477

    ANKARA, June 8 (MENA) - The official results of the 25th Turkish parliamentary general election will be announced “within 11 or 12 days”, the supreme election committee chairman said. According to unofficial results, four political parties, ....

  • 19 militants, 7 soldiers killed in Pak clash

    Date: 2015-06-08 09:56:26 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:26 - ID:2752405

    ISLAMABAD, June 8 (MENA) - At least 19 militants, including top commanders, and seven soldiers have been killed in intense fighting between Pakistani troopers and Taliban insurgents in the country's restive northwest tribal area, The Times of India ....

  • Russia starts grain deliveries to Iran in oil-for-goods deal

    Date: 2015-06-08 09:49:12 GMT - Russia - World - SN:24 - ID:2751865

    MOSCOW, June 8 (MENA) - Russia has started grain deliveries to Iran, sending 100,000 tons, Russia's food safety regulator, Rosselkhoznadzor, said. RIA Novosti on Monday reported that Russian officials said in April that Russia was sending grain, ....

  • China cites human rights progress in report

    Date: 2015-06-08 09:11:00 GMT - China - World - SN:20 - ID:2751893

    BEIJING, June 8 (MENA) - China on Monday touted "tremendous achievements" in human rights, citing legal improvements, poverty alleviation, freedom of speech and protection for minorities, even as campaign groups point to a tough crackdown on dissent ....

  • Two dead in NE Nigeria suicide attack: police

    Date: 2015-06-08 08:45:42 GMT - Nigeria - World - SN:17 - ID:2751177

    ABUJA, June 8 (MENA) - A female suicide bomber killed two people and injured four others in northeast Nigeria, while two people were injured when a bomb exploded near a military checkpoint, News 24 quoted police as saying on Sunday. "A female ....

  • Back me or resign: David Cameron's ultimatum to Cabinet rebels over EU referendum

    Date: 2015-06-08 08:23:53 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:16 - ID:2751169

    LONDON, June 8 (MENA) - David Cameron has told his ministers that they will have to resign if they want to campaign and vote for Britain to leave the European Union, The Telegraph reported. Risking a major confrontation with members of his ....

  • S. Korea reports sixth death from MERS, 23 new cases

    Date: 2015-06-08 07:00:37 GMT - south korea - World - SN:8 - ID:2750737

    SEOUL, June 8 (MENA) - South Korea reported its sixth death from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) on Monday, along with 23 new cases that brought the total number of people diagnosed with the disease here to 87, Yonhap reported. The latest ....

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