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  • Pakistani forces kill 16 militants during offensive campaign

    Date: 2014-06-29 21:35:29 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:135 - ID:804195

    ISLAMABAD, June 29 (MENA) - Pakistani fighter jets Sunday killed 16 militants in airstrikes, the military said, as an offensive against Taliban insurgents in the country's north-west enters its third week, Voice of Russia reported. Military planes ....

  • Gunfire injures 9 people on Bourbon Street in New Orleans

    Date: 2014-06-29 21:28:45 GMT - USA - World - SN:131 - ID:804175

    WASHINGTON, June 29 (MENA) - Gunfire struck nine people on Bourbon Street in New Orleans early Sunday, CNN quoted police spokesman Frank Robertson. Superintendent of the New Orleans Police Department Ronal Serpas said Sunday that the shooting may ....

  • OIC establishes HQ of its independent permanent human rights commission

    Date: 2014-06-29 18:44:39 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - World - SN:98 - ID:804033

    JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, June 29 (MENA) - The Forty-first session of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Council of Foreign Ministers (CFM), held on June 18-19 decided to establish the permanent headquarters of the OIC Independent Permanent ....

  • Israel sends emergency delegation to US: Report

    Date: 2014-06-29 18:05:23 GMT - Israel - World - SN:90 - ID:803993

    GAZA CITY, June 29 (MENA) - A high-ranking Israeli delegation will leave Sunday morning for urgent talks in Washington as negotiations between world powers and Iran enter their final stages, Ynet news reported. Washington agreed to attend the ....

  • Prince Harry get his inheritance from Diana as he turns 30 in Sep.

    Date: 2014-06-29 16:46:58 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:81 - ID:803850

    LONDON, June 29 (MENA) - Prince Harry is set to receive £10 million of his mother Diana's inheritance when he celebrates his 30th birthday, Daily Mail Reported Sunday. He faces a £4 million deduction due to inheritance tax, but experts say he ....

  • Britons demand Euro exit: poll

    Date: 2014-06-29 16:24:42 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:79 - ID:803917

    LONDON, June 29 (MENA) - British voters agree with Prime Minister David Cameron that his failure to stop Jean-Claude Juncker becoming President of the EU Commission makes it much more likely the UK will finally cut its ties with Brussels, Daily Mail ....

  • UK mosques launch anti-terror campaign

    Date: 2014-06-29 16:09:04 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:78 - ID:803895

    LONDON, June 29 (MENA) - Mosques across Britain have joined hands to call on young Muslims citizens to stay away from the civil war in Syria. Imams involved in the nationwide anti-terror campaign are instead encouraging donations to the Syrian ....

  • 6.2-magnitude quake hits off Japan's Iwo Jima

    Date: 2014-06-29 08:49:30 GMT - Japan - World - SN:23 - ID:803125

    TOKYO, June 29 (MENA) - A 6.2-magnitude earthquake hit off the Japanese island of Iwo Jima on Sunday, Euro news reported quoting the US Geological Survey. The quake was situated 167km east-southeast of Iwo Jima, which is part of Japan’s Volcano ....

  • India building collapses kill 16, dozens feared trapped

    Date: 2014-06-29 07:38:16 GMT - India - World - SN:13 - ID:802981

    NEW DELHI, June 29 (MENA) - Two buildings have collapsed in different parts of India, killing a total of at least 16 people and leaving dozens trapped, the BBC reported on Sunday. In the capital Delhi, a four-storey building came down on ....

  • N. Korea fires 2 short-range missiles into East Sea

    Date: 2014-06-29 06:29:04 GMT - south korea - World - SN:9 - ID:802920

    SEOUL, June 29 (MENA) - North Korea fired two short-range missiles into the East Sea early Sunday, the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said, in the second such launch in three days, Yonhap reported. "North Korea fired each one missile presumed to be ....

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