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  • Suicide attack in Kandahar leaves 5 Afghan soldiers injured

    Date: 2014-06-07 08:56:24 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:19 - ID:765413

    KABUL, June 7 (MENA) - At least five Afghan national army (ANA) soldiers were injured following a suicide attack in southern Kandahar province of Afghanistan, Khaama Press reported. According to local government officials, the incident took place ....

  • Rice: US is leading with ‘lethal and non-lethal’ aid to Syria

    Date: 2014-06-06 21:48:35 GMT - France - World - SN:123 - ID:765110

    PARIS, June 6 (MENA) – US National Security Adviser Susan Rice said on Friday the United States was taking important steps in Syria by offering both "lethal and non-lethal" aid to the moderate opposition fighting a bloody civil war. “The United ....

  • China uses D-Day anniversary to blast Japan on war stance

    Date: 2014-06-06 21:09:02 GMT - Japan - World - SN:120 - ID:765103

    Tokyo, June 6 (MENA) - China on Friday used the 70th anniversary of the Invasion of Normandy, also known as D-Day, as an opportunity to lecture Japan on the importance of learning from history and accepting responsibility for its role in World War ....

  • 1,5 millions suffer from food insecurity in Mali: UN

    Date: 2014-06-06 20:48:39 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:116 - ID:765065

    BAMAKO, June 6 (MENA) - UN Regional Humanitarian Coordinator for the Sahel Robert Piper said Friday that food shortage crisis in Mali is deepened due to the worsening situation in the north and center of the Republic of Mali. One and a half ....

  • Obama chats with Putin about violence in Ukraine

    Date: 2014-06-06 17:43:05 GMT - France - World - SN:106 - ID:764973

    PARIS/NORMANDY, June 6 (MENA) - US President Obama met briefly on Friday with Vladimir Putin about the violence in Ukraine, the USA Today reported. The informal meeting came as Obama and other members of the Group of Seven nations threaten new ....

  • US warns on China air force modernization – Paper 2 last London

    Date: 2014-06-06 16:48:34 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:97 - ID:764913

    According to the Pentagon report, China conducted its “largest open sea exercise to date” last September when its three navy fleets took part in drills in the South China Sea – one of the growing number of signs that China’s military focus is ....

  • US warns on China air force modernization – Paper

    Date: 2014-06-06 16:47:46 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:96 - ID:764873

    LONDON, June 6 (MENA) - China is modernising its air force on an “unprecedented” scale and is “rapidly closing the gap with western air forces”, The Financial Times quoted the Pentagon as saying in its annual report on the capabilities of the ....

  • Obama meets briefly with Putin during D-Day commemorations in Normandy - US, French sources

    Date: 2014-06-06 15:25:20 GMT - France - World - SN:82 - ID:764794

    PARIS, June 6 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama briefly met with Russian President Vladimir Putin for 10 to 15 minutes on the sidelines of D-Day commemorations in Normandy, US and French sources revealed. The White House confirmed that the ....

  • Clinton: arming Syrian rebels was the right move

    Date: 2014-06-06 15:24:09 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:81 - ID:764800

    LONDON, June 6 (MENA) – Hillary Clinton favored arming Syria's rebels early in that country's civil war but was overruled by US President Barack Obama, the former secretary of state said in her new memoir obtained by CBS News. Clinton's ....

  • Ukraine partially closes border with Russia in Donetsk, Lugansk regions

    Date: 2014-06-06 15:14:41 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:78 - ID:764729

    KIEV, June 6 (MENA) - Ukraine's government has closed several checkpoints on the border with Russia in the Lugansk and Donetsk regions, explaining the measure by public security considerations, ItarTass news agency reported Friday. "To prevent ....

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