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  • AI urges transfer of jailed activist in Iran to cancer treatment center

    Date: 2018-07-06 20:26:18 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:62 - ID:7476772

    LONDON, July 6 (MENA) - Amnesty International has urged Iranian authorities to transfer imprisoned human rights activist Arash Sadeghi to a cancer treatment center. "Iranian human rights defender Arash Sadeghi has been diagnosed with a bone tumor ....

  • Macron to attend FIFA World Cup semifinal in Russia

    Date: 2018-07-06 19:13:14 GMT - France - World - SN:58 - ID:7476767

    PARIS, July 6 (MENA) – French President Emmanuel Macron will travel to Russia to watch the FIFA World Cup semifinal that the national team of France will play on July 10, Tass quoted the Elysee Palace as saying on Friday. "President Macron will ....

  • 30 killed when bus in Cameroon drives into a river

    Date: 2018-07-06 16:44:09 GMT - Cameroon - World - SN:50 - ID:7476550

    YAOUNDE, July 6 (MENA) - Authorities in Cameroon said at least 30 people are dead after a bus crashed on the road that links the political capital, Yaounde, with the western regional capital, Bafoussam, ABC News reported. Governor Naseri Paul Bea ....

  • Iran reiterates its commitment to nuclear deal - Lavrov

    Date: 2018-07-06 16:42:02 GMT - Austria - World - SN:49 - ID:7476577

    VIENNA, July 6 (MENA) - Iran has once again pledged it will not abandon the nuclear deal despite Washington’s withdrawal from it, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Friday after a ministerial meeting of the Joint Commission of the Joint ....

  • Netherlands expels two Iranian embassy staff

    Date: 2018-07-06 16:14:50 GMT - Netherlands - World - SN:46 - ID:7476469

    AMSTERDAM, July 6 (MENA) - The Netherlands has expelled two Iranian embassy staff, RadioFarda quoted the Dutch Intelligence service AIVD as saying on Friday. "We can confirm that the Netherlands has expelled two persons accredited to the Iranian ....

  • Vatican Pope denounces 'sterile hypocrisy' of anti-migrant policies

    Date: 2018-07-06 13:29:19 GMT - Vatican - World - SN:37 - ID:7476190

    VATICAN CITY, July 6 (MENA) - Pope Francis thanked aid groups that rescue and care for migrants on Friday and denounced the "sterile hypocrisy" of those who turn a blind eye to the world's poor seeking security and a dignified life, ABC ....

  • Afghan army arrests 25 armed men in Faryab province

    Date: 2018-07-06 11:15:55 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:29 - ID:7476004

    KABUL, July 6 (MENA) - A group of 25 armed men were arrested in a crackdown by the Afghan National Army’s Special Force Unit in Faryab province, an army official confirmed. The operation was conducted at a house near Faryab Airport in Maimana ....

  • Cyprus protests at UN against Turkey’s violations of airspace, territorial waters

    Date: 2018-07-06 10:55:23 GMT - Cyprus - World - SN:26 - ID:7475882

    NICOSIA, July 6 (MENA) - Nicosia has protested at UN level against Turkey’s infringements of the Republic of Cyprus’ airspace and territorial waters in April, Cyprus News Agency reported Friday. Cyprus’s Permanent Representative at the UN, ....

  • Iran FM, EU foreign policy chief discuss nuclear deal

    Date: 2018-07-06 09:52:07 GMT - Iran - World - SN:20 - ID:7475818

    TEHRAN, July 6 (MENA) - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and European Union (EU) High Representative Federica Mogherini met in Vienna, hours before the start of another meeting of the Joint Commission which is going to be held there, ....

  • Thai authorities say boat death toll rises to 17

    Date: 2018-07-06 09:37:42 GMT - Thailand - World - SN:19 - ID:7475837

    BANGKOK, July 6 (MENA) - Thai authorities said the death toll in a boat accident off the coast of Phuket has climbed to 17, ABC News reported on Friday. The chief of the Phuket Provincial Disaster Prevention and Mitigation said Friday afternoon ....

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