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  • 6 killed in Mexico City in apparent revenge attack

    Date: 2014-06-11 07:54:50 GMT - Mexico - World - SN:18 - ID:771863

    MEXICO CITY, June 11 (MENA) - Six people, including two minors, were shot to death inside a Mexico City home in a possible dispute among drug gangs, ABC news reported on Wednesday. Mexico City Attorney General Rodolfo Rios said the killings late ....

  • Obama congratulates Israel’s new president-elect

    Date: 2014-06-11 07:12:07 GMT - Israel - World - SN:14 - ID:771865

    GAZA CITY, June 11 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama has congratulated Reuven Rivlin on his election as the next President of Israel, The Jerusalem Post newspaper reported. “Over more than six decades, the United States and Israel have developed ....

  • Malaysia FM to Attend Global Summit Themed 'End Sexual Violence in London

    Date: 2014-06-11 07:00:54 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:11 - ID:771813

    KUALA LUMPUR, June 11 (MENA) - Malaysian Foreign Minister Anifah Aman will attend a four-day Global Summit themed, 'End Sexual Violence in Conflict' in London, beginning Tuesday (June 10), Bernama news agency reported. This is at the invitation ....

  • Jen Psaki dismisses criticism from 'Russian propaganda machine'

    Date: 2014-06-11 05:36:52 GMT - USA - World - SN:9 - ID:771758

    WASHINGTON, June 11 (MENA) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's spokeswoman shrugged off a campaign to denigrate her personally in the Russian media and said she took it as "a badge of honor.", Voice of Russia channel reported on Wednesday. Jen ....

  • Obama fears shootings are ‘becoming the norm’ after new school attack

    Date: 2014-06-11 04:28:13 GMT - USA - World - SN:1 - ID:771734

    WASHINGTON, June 11 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama launched a heart-felt lament that gun attacks were “becoming the norm” after a gunman shot and killed a student at an Oregon high school on Tuesday, the latest in a spate of US shootings, CNN ....

  • Tennessee man accused of killing woman, dismembering body then eating corpse

    Date: 2014-06-10 20:20:30 GMT - USA - World - SN:156 - ID:771618

    WASHINGTON, June 10 (MENA) – US authorities said a Tennessee man was accused of killing a woman, dismembering her body and eating part of her corpse, Fox News reported. The suspect Gregory S. Hale, 37, was arrested at his home late Sunday and is ....

  • Thai military junta lifts curfew in 20 provinces

    Date: 2014-06-10 20:18:52 GMT - Thailand - World - SN:155 - ID:771634

    BANGKOK, June 10 (MENA) - Thailand's military government lifted a late-night curfew in 20 more provinces on Tuesday, but it remained in place in more than 50 others and in the capital, Bangkok, ABC News reported. The junta said it took the action ....

  • Gunman, student dead after shooting at Oregon high school, authorities say

    Date: 2014-06-10 19:46:28 GMT - USA - World - SN:150 - ID:771619

    WASHINGTON, June 10 (MENA) - Authorities in Oregon say a lone gunman entered a high school outside of Portland Tuesday morning and fatally shot a student with a rifle before he was found dead inside a school bathroom, Fox News reported. The ....

  • Gunmen kill 8 deminers, injure 3 in east Afghanistan

    Date: 2014-06-10 19:33:29 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:147 - ID:771594

    KABUL, June 10 (MENA) - Unidentified gunmen have shot dead eight deminers and wounded three others in Afghanistan's eastern province of Logar, local media reported. According to local Afghan officials, the incident took place around 11:00 a.m. ....

  • Ban welcomes elections in Kosovo

    Date: 2014-06-10 17:12:56 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:125 - ID:771375

    NEW YORK, June 10 (MENA) – UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon welcomed Tuesday conducting the elections of the Assembly of Kosovo on Sunday, the UN posted a statement to this effect on its website. "The Secretary-General welcomes the successful ....

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