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  • Obama calls Boehner lawsuit threat a 'stunt'

    Date: 2014-06-28 15:57:02 GMT - USA - World - SN:70 - ID:802441

    WASHINGTON, June 28 (MENA) - Despite Republican House Speaker John Boehner’s threat this week to sue President Obama over his use of executive orders, the president refused to apologize for his actions during an exclusive interview with ABC News ....

  • Argentine Vice-President Boudou charged in corruption case

    Date: 2014-06-28 12:43:28 GMT - Argentina - World - SN:45 - ID:801979

    BUENOS AIRES, June 28 (MENA) – Argentine Vice-President Amado Boudou has been charged in a corruption case, the BBC News reported. Boudou is suspected of using his influence when he was economy minister to ensure that a contract to print ....

  • Thai army promises elections in October 2015

    Date: 2014-06-28 11:44:21 GMT - Thailand - World - SN:39 - ID:802058

    BANGKOK, June 28 (MENA) -Thailand's military leader has promised a return to democracy but says elections will only take place after October 2015, the BBC reported. Gen Prayuth Chan-ocha said in a speech that an interim constitution would be ....

  • Moscow hopes military cooperation with Iraq will strengthen its defense capacity

    Date: 2014-06-27 22:52:59 GMT - Russia - World - SN:136 - ID:801472

    MOSCOW, June 27 (MENA) - Russia hopes that military-technical cooperation with Iraq will make it possible to strengthen the country's defense capacity and sovereignty, Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has said. "Russia's military-technical ....

  • UK premier greets Muslims over holy month of Ramadan

    Date: 2014-06-27 22:43:34 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:134 - ID:801463

    LONDON, June 27 (MENA) – UK Prime Minister David Cameron greeted the Muslim world over the advent of the holy fasting month of Ramadan. In a televised speech, Cameron sent his best wishes to Muslims in Britain and worldwide. “I want to send my ....

  • Obama extends best wishes to Muslims worldwide as Ramadan is set to begin

    Date: 2014-06-27 21:52:52 GMT - USA - World - SN:126 - ID:801447

    WASHINGTON, June 27 (MENA) – US President Barack Obama sent his best wishes to Muslims in the US and around the world on the start of the holy month of Ramadan, US News reported on Friday. Obama said in a statement that the US is grateful for ....

  • Sunday marks 1st day of Ramadan in France

    Date: 2014-06-27 20:33:39 GMT - France - World - SN:119 - ID:801355

    PARIS, June 27 (MENA) - The French Council of the Muslim Faith and the Grand Mosque in Paris announced on Friday that Sunday will mark the first day of the Muslims' holy fasting month of Ramadan in the France and Saturday is the last day of ....

  • Juncker is wrong person for European commission job, says David Cameron

    Date: 2014-06-27 19:50:58 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:115 - ID:801303

    LONDON, June 27 (MENA) – British prime minister David Cameron has launched a strong personal attack on Jean-Claude Juncker, declaring that the former prime minister of Luxembourg is the wrong person to lead the European commission, The Guardian ....

  • South Korea counters Japan's relook at Kono with films, articles

    Date: 2014-06-27 19:46:55 GMT - south korea - World - SN:113 - ID:801293

    SEOUL, June 27 (MENA) - South Korea's foreign ministry said Friday it has posted news articles and videos related to Korean women forced into sexual slavery by Japan during World War II in response to Japan's reexamination of its 1993 apology, ....

  • Kim Jong Un Swears ‘Merciless’ Retaliation if New Seth Rogen Film Released

    Date: 2014-06-27 17:51:25 GMT - USA - World - SN:101 - ID:801153

    WASHINGTON, June 27 (MENA) - North Korea's leader isn't pleased with the latest film from funnymen Seth Rogen and James Franco, in which the pair play assassins pretending to be TV newscasters in order to kill the North Korean president. A Kim ....

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