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  • Airstrikes kill about 100 militants in Pakistan

    Date: 2014-06-15 06:52:00 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:18 - ID:778349

    ISLAMABAD, June 15 (MENA) - Pakistani military jets pounded militant hideouts in the northwestern tribal region bordering Afghanistan early Sunday morning, officials said as quoted by the Voice of America, killing as many as 100 militants in the ....

  • Western UNSC members block Russia’s draft resolution on Kiev embassy attack

    Date: 2014-06-15 06:00:37 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:12 - ID:778298

    NEW YORK, June 15 (MENA) - Western countries in the United Nations Security Council have blocked Moscow's draft resolution condemning the attack on the Russian embassy in Kiev, Novosti reported quoting a source in the UN. “Western delegations in ....

  • S.Korean president to visit Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan this week

    Date: 2014-06-15 05:34:03 GMT - south korea - World - SN:8 - ID:778270

    SEOUL, June 15 (MENA) - South Korean President Park Geun-hye is scheduled to visit Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan this week to promote her vision for a united Eurasia and expand economic cooperation with the Central Asian nations, Yonhap ....

  • UN chief condemns shooting of Ukrainian plane, 49 aboard killed

    Date: 2014-06-15 04:51:01 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:2 - ID:778251

    NEW YORK, June 15 (MENA) - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned in the strongest terms the downing of a Ukrainian military airplane today in the eastern city of Lugansk, killing all 49 people aboard. “The continuing violence in ....

  • Al Turki meets with Grand Mufti of Bosnia, Herzegovina

    Date: 2014-06-14 21:35:57 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - World - SN:114 - ID:778168

    MAKKAH AL-MUKARRAMAH, June 14 (MENA) - Muslim World League Chairman Abdullah Bin Abdulmohsen al Turki met Saturday with the Grand Mufti of Bosnia and Herzegovina Husein Kavazovic in Sarajevo. In a statement, the Muslim World League said Kavazovic ....

  • UK welcomes second round election in Afghanistan

    Date: 2014-06-14 19:28:03 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:103 - ID:778058

    LONDON, June 14 (MENA) - The UK Government welcomed Saturday Afghanistan's presidential election run-off. In a statement, Foreign Secretary William Hague said the Afghan people have once again shown the world their determination to have a say in ....

  • US aircraft carrier moves as Obama mulls options in Iraq

    Date: 2014-06-14 19:26:44 GMT - USA - World - SN:102 - ID:778057

    WASHINGTON, June 14 (MENA) - US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel ordered the USS George H.W. Bush aircraft carrier, to move from the northern Arabian Sea to the Arabian Gulf as President Barack Obama considers possible military options for ....

  • Ukrainian forces open artillery fire on Slavyansk

    Date: 2014-06-14 18:36:24 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:96 - ID:777975

    KIEV, June 14 (MENA) - Ukrainian armed forces opened artillery fire on central Slavyansk, the Donetsk region, a local militia source told Itar-Tass on Saturday. An area near a hospital was under fire. Shells hit several buildings near the ....

  • Ukrainian president declares a day of mourning

    Date: 2014-06-14 17:45:33 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:92 - ID:777916

    KIEV, June 14 (MENA) - President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko expresses deep condolences to the families of the killed Ukrainian soldiers and Ukrainian border guards on June 14, 2014, during the counterterrorist operations, Ukrainian Foreign Ministry ....

  • Thousands of Frenchmen support granting Snowden asylum in France

    Date: 2014-06-14 17:42:11 GMT - France - World - SN:91 - ID:777959

    PARIS, June 14 (MENA) - Over 150,000 French people have signed a petition to President Francois Hollande on granting whistleblower Edward Snowden asylum in France, Voice of Russia reported on Saturday. The petition saying that "France, country of ....

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