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  • UK gov't lists advantages of Scotland as part of UK

    Date: 2014-06-19 17:29:13 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:96 - ID:787305

    LONDON, June 19 (MENA) – The UK government on Thursday listed nine reasons for Scotland to remain as part of the United Kingdom and rejecting independence in coming September's referendum. The first reason was security, according to the government. ....

  • British police call off security alert at London parliament

    Date: 2014-06-19 14:01:21 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:78 - ID:787027

    LONDON, June 19 (MENA) - British police called off a security alert at the Westminster parliament on Thursday after investigating a suspect device that was later found to pose no danger. Bomb disposal experts dealt with the device which was found ....

  • Suspicious package found in British parliament, police tell MENA

    Date: 2014-06-19 13:52:06 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:76 - ID:787028

    LONDON, June 19 (MENA) - British police forces announced a state of alert after a suspicious package was found near Westminster Hall. Police spokesman told MENA that a security alert was declared after finding a suspect device near the ....

  • Suicide bombers attack NATO vehicle parking lot in Afghanistan

    Date: 2014-06-19 13:03:43 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:63 - ID:786943

    KABUL, June 19 (MENA) - A group of militants attacked the NATO vehicle parking lot in Torkham early Thursday morning, local officials said. Spokesman for the border police forces Edris Momand said the attack was carried out around 4:30 am local ....

  • Taliban strike NATO trucks in east Afghanistan

    Date: 2014-06-19 10:50:03 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:42 - ID:786622

    KABUL, June 19 (MENA) - Afghan officials say three Taliban suicide bombers targeted NATO fuel trucks at the border with Pakistan, setting off a gunbattle with police guards, ABC news reported. A spokesman for the border police in eastern ....

  • Felipe VI calls for 'new Spain' as sworn in as king

    Date: 2014-06-19 10:24:16 GMT - Spain - World - SN:36 - ID:786498

    MADRID, June 19 (MENA) - Felipe VI has called for "a new Spain that we will build together" after being proclaimed the country's head of state in a ceremony in parliament, BBC reported. Earlier, King Felipe received the royal sash from his ....

  • US stands with Colombia in peace talks with rebels - Biden

    Date: 2014-06-19 10:02:55 GMT - Colombia - World - SN:33 - ID:786452

    BOGOTA, June 19 (MENA) - US Vice President Joe Biden said the United States stands with Colombia as it negotiates peace with leftist rebels, according to Voice of America. Biden was in Bogota Wednesday for talks with newly re-elected President ....

  • EU-Iran talks kick off in Vienna: Ashton Spokesperson

    Date: 2014-06-19 09:29:09 GMT - Austria - World - SN:27 - ID:786318

    VIENNA, June 19 (MENA) - Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and European Union foreign policy Chief Catherine Ashton started their meeting in the Austrian capital of Vienna on Thursday morning, said Michael Mann, Ashton’s ....

  • Bodies found after Malaysia capsize

    Date: 2014-06-19 07:31:03 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:15 - ID:786027

    KUALA LUMPUR, June 19 (MENA) - At least nine people have died and 27 are missing after a boat overloaded with Indonesians capsized off Malaysia, BBC reported Thursday. Officials said the passengers, believed to be illegal migrant workers, were ....

  • Benghazi suspect was planning more attacks: US ambassador to Libya

    Date: 2014-06-19 06:50:28 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:13 - ID:785950

    NEW YORK, June 19 (MENA) - The United States told the UN Security Council that a suspected ringleader of the deadly 2012 attack on its diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya had been planning to target more Americans and that justified his ....

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