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  • UN refugee agency chief urges Europe to unite on asylum, migration

    Date: 2018-06-22 19:28:01 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:62 - ID:7455052

    GENEVA, June 22 (MENA) - United Nations refugee agency chief Filippo Grandi called on the European Union (EU) on Friday to "find a new and united approach" to migration and asylum, saying it was achievable, Euronews reported. Grandi, in a ....

  • 12 hurt when van with migrants flips in Croatia

    Date: 2018-06-22 18:17:13 GMT - Croatia - World - SN:59 - ID:7454991

    ZAGREB, June 22 (MENA) - Croatian police said a van carrying migrants has overturned in northwestern Croatia injuring twelve people, ABC News reported. The police said the accident happened early Friday when the Hungarian driver of the van lost ....

  • Kushner, Greenblatt meet with Netanyahu on peace plan, Gaza

    Date: 2018-06-22 18:11:32 GMT - USA - World - SN:58 - ID:7454908

    WASHINGTON, June 22 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump's main Middle East adviser - his son-in-law Jared Kushner and Special Representative for International Negotiations Jason Greenblatt - met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in ....

  • French police dismantle major Marseille drugs network

    Date: 2018-06-22 17:14:33 GMT - France - World - SN:55 - ID:7454960

    MARSEILLE, France, June 22 (MENA) - The French police said that they had smashed a major drug trafficking ring in the southern city of Marseille, a key hub in the trans-Mediterranean cannabis and cocaine trade where several people are killed each ....

  • New East Timor government marred by corruption allegations

    Date: 2018-06-22 17:08:54 GMT - East Timor - World - SN:51 - ID:7454862

    DILI, June 22 (MENA) - East Timor's president has refused to swear in 11 cabinet ministers because of corruption investigations in a rocky beginning for a new government formed after a protracted political stalemate in the young nation, ABC News ....

  • Russia may raise duties on cars as tit-for-tat measure following US restrictions

    Date: 2018-06-22 17:08:38 GMT - Russia - World - SN:50 - ID:7454927

    MOSCOW, June 22 (MENA) - Russian Economic Development Minister Maxim Oreshkin said on Friday that Russia may increase import duties on cars as a retaliatory measure to the US, TASS news agency reported. "It is being considered," he said, in ....

  • Trump calls on OPEC to increase oil production

    Date: 2018-06-22 17:08:27 GMT - USA - World - SN:49 - ID:7454904

    WASHINGTON, June 22 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump called Friday on the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) to increase oil production. Trump wrote on his twitter account, "Hope OPEC will increase output substantially. ....

  • Russia, Iran mull keeping Iranian nuclear deal in place

    Date: 2018-06-22 17:08:17 GMT - Russia - World - SN:48 - ID:7454906

    MOSCOW, June 22 (MENA) - Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov had a meeting with Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs Abbas Araghchi, according to a statement published by the Russian Foreign Ministry on ....

  • US reiterates commitment to political solution in Yemen

    Date: 2018-06-22 17:08:07 GMT - Yemen - World - SN:47 - ID:7454851

    WASHINGTON, June 22 (MENA) - US Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan has reiterated Washington’s commitment to reach a political solution to the Yemeni crisis, The US State Department posted on its website. Sullivan’s remarks came as he and ....

  • Italy requests Malta to receive migrant-rescue ship Lifeline

    Date: 2018-06-22 15:22:08 GMT - Italy - World - SN:40 - ID:7454810

    ROME, June 22 (MENA) - The Italian port authority made a formal request for Malta to allow the NGO-run migrant-rescue ship Lifeline to dock at a port on the Mediterranean island, government sources said, ANSA news agency reported on ....

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