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  • 60 militants killed during clashes with Afghan army soldiers

    Date: 2014-06-30 08:19:43 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:15 - ID:804481

    KABUL, June 30 (MENA) - At least 60 militants were killed during clashes with the Afghan national army (ANA) soldiers in various parts of Afghanistan, reported Khaama website. Officials in the ministry of defense of Afghanistan said the militants ....

  • N. Korean leader Kim guides test-launch of rockets: KCNA

    Date: 2014-06-30 07:08:15 GMT - North Korea - World - SN:8 - ID:804347

    PYONGYANG, June 30 (MENA) - North Korean state media reported Monday its leader Kim Jong-un has guided the recent test launches of ballistic rockets to boost deterrence. The North's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) said Kim "guided a ....

  • 1 killed in mosque attack in Thailand

    Date: 2014-06-30 06:52:43 GMT - Thailand - World - SN:4 - ID:804336

    BANGKOK, June 30 (MENA) - A group of gunmen on Monday opened fire at a mosque in Thailand's insurgency-plagued south, killing one man and injuring another after the start of Ramadan on the weekend, police said as quoted by the ABC. Police Col. ....

  • Combat will intensify after end of truce on Monday - Lugansk People's Republic head

    Date: 2014-06-29 22:35:40 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:144 - ID:804189

    KIEV, June 29 (MENA) - Combat actions in east Ukraine will only intensify after the truce comes to an end on Monday, Itar-TASS cited head of the self-proclaimed Lugansk People’s Republic Valery Bolotov as saying on Sunday. Kiev’s ....

  • 26 dead in India building collapse

    Date: 2014-06-29 22:34:18 GMT - India - World - SN:143 - ID:804188

    NEW DELHI, June 29 (MENA) – The death toll from an Indian building collapse rose to 26 people, according to latest news reports from New Delhi. Police in southern India detained five construction company officials Sunday as rescuers using gas ....

  • Eruption of Mount Sinabung's volcano in Indonesia

    Date: 2014-06-29 21:56:35 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:139 - ID:804190

    JAKARTA, June 29 (MENA) - Indonesia's Mount Sinabung in North Sumatra province erupted Sunday evening, gushing 4,000 meter-high cloud of ash and smoke into the air, an official said. The Voice of Russia reported that the Indonesian local ....

  • 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 ....

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