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  • US ends 70 years of military presence

    Date: 2018-06-29 15:09:30 GMT - USA - World - SN:53 - ID:7465996

    WASHINGTON, June 29 (MENA) - The United States formally ended seven decades of military presence in South Korea's capital Friday with a ceremony to mark the opening of a new headquarters farther from North Korean artillery range, The New York Times ....

  • EU parliament president: €500m not enough for stopping migrants

    Date: 2018-06-29 14:58:38 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:51 - ID:7465909

    BRUSSELS, June 29 (MENA) - President of the European Parliament Antonio Tajani said Friday that the deal reached by EU leaders to cut illegal migrant routes is not meeting the needed requirements. "EU leaders agree to more funding to close ....

  • Kremlin stresses Macedonia’s potential NATO membership is Skopje’s sovereign decision

    Date: 2018-06-29 14:30:29 GMT - Russia - World - SN:48 - ID:7465911

    MOSCOW, June 29 (MENA) - Macedonia’s possible accession to NATO is that country’s domestic issue, but Moscow’s attitude towards the process of moving the alliance’s infrastructure closer to Russia’s borders has remained unchanged, TASS cited Russian ....

  • Eight killed by huge fireball in China

    Date: 2018-06-29 13:28:37 GMT - China - World - SN:42 - ID:7465819

    BEIJING, June 29 (MENA) - Eight people, including three generations from one family, were reported dead after a collision between a truck and a petrol tanker caused a firebomb that one witness compared to an atomic bomb in residential area of ....

  • Parl't votes down no-confidence motion against gov't

    Date: 2018-06-29 12:46:05 GMT - Bulgaria - World - SN:39 - ID:7465732

    SOFIA, June 29 (MENA) - Bulgarian Parliament voted down a no-confidence motion against the Government of Boyko Borissov on Friday, the Bulgarian news agency reported. The motion was tabled by 80 MPs of the opposition BSP for Bulgaria party over a ....

  • Russia files lawsuit with WTO against US duties on steel and aluminum

    Date: 2018-06-29 12:27:02 GMT - Russia - World - SN:38 - ID:7465727

    MOSCOW, June 29 (MENA) - Russia filed a lawsuit with the World Trade Organization (WTO) against duties imposed by the United States on steel and aluminum, TASS news agency reported. Russia also requested consultations with the United States in ....

  • Trump hopes meeting with Putin will improve peace, security: US State Department

    Date: 2018-06-29 09:37:56 GMT - Russia - World - SN:18 - ID:7465448

    MOSCOW, June 29 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump hopes his forthcoming meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin will reduce tensions in bilateral relations and lead to constructive cooperation between Moscow and Washington that will ....

  • Kang, Pompeo discuss denuclearization strategy in phone conversation

    Date: 2018-06-29 09:13:23 GMT - south korea - World - SN:16 - ID:7465456

    SEOUL, June 29 (MENA) - South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had a phone conversation on Friday to coordinate strategies for denuclearization and permanent peace on the Korean Peninsula, Kang's ministry ....

  • EU reaches agreement deal on migration at summit meeting

    Date: 2018-06-29 09:10:53 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:15 - ID:7465454

    BRUSSELS, June 29 (MENA) - European Union leaders, after marathon talks overnight, announced early Friday that they had reached a compromise deal on the issue of migration, which has created a political crisis that threatens to undermine the bloc, ....

  • Afghan officials: Taliban kill police commander in Kabul

    Date: 2018-06-29 08:33:13 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:11 - ID:7465311

    KABUL, June 29 (MENA) - An unknown gunman shot and killed a special forces commander with Afghanistan's police as he picnicked with his family in the capital, Afghan officials said. Interior Ministry spokesman Najb Danish said Friday the ....

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