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  • 9 militants killed in US airstrikes in eastern Afghanistan

    Date: 2018-06-22 09:54:58 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:17 - ID:7454359

    KABUL, June 22 (MENA) - At least nine militants, including a Pakistani national, have been killed in two drone strikes in Afghanistan's eastern Kunar province, Khaama Press news agency reported Friday. The 201st Silab Corps of the Afghan Military ....

  • US VP, Afghan president discuss Trump’s South Asia strategy

    Date: 2018-06-22 09:35:27 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:16 - ID:7454311

    KABUL, June 22 (MENA) - US Vice President Mike Pence and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani have discussed the security situation in Afghanistan, including the Eid ceasefire with Taliban movement, Pajhwok news agency reported Friday. Pence spoke with ....

  • US ready to support direct negotiations between Afghan gov't, Taliban

    Date: 2018-06-21 22:45:07 GMT - USA - World - SN:105 - ID:7453813

    WASHINGTON, June 21 (MENA) - Ambassador Alice Wells, the US senior bureau official for South and Central Asian Affairs, has said the United States government is prepared to support, facilitate, and participate in direct negotiations between the ....

  • Trump: House immigration bill could stall

    Date: 2018-06-21 22:35:38 GMT - USA - World - SN:104 - ID:7453821

    WASHINGTON, June 21 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump expressed Thursday skepticism that any House immigration bill could get the necessary votes, blaming Democrats, Voice of America reported. Trump wrote on his Twitter account: "What is the ....

  • New Hungary legislation ‘shameful and blatantly xenophobic’: UNHCHR

    Date: 2018-06-21 22:15:46 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:102 - ID:7453786

    GENEVA, June 21 (MENA) - UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein has condemned the decision by the Hungarian Parliament to pass legislation that criminalizes individuals and groups deemed to be supporting asylum-seekers, refugees ....

  • UNHCR shocked by mass drownings off Libya, calls for urgent action

    Date: 2018-06-21 22:07:24 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:101 - ID:7453969

    GENEVA, June 21 (MENA) - UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, said on its website that it is shocked and saddened by reports that some 220 people drowned off Libya in recent days while attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea to Europe. According to ....

  • Iranian charged with plot to smuggle material from Illinois

    Date: 2018-06-21 21:54:21 GMT - USA - World - SN:100 - ID:7454030

    WASHINGTON, June 21 (MENA) - A federal indictment in the US accuses a 56-year-old Iranian businessman of trying to smuggle materials used in the missile industry and restricted under nuclear-nonproliferation rules from Illinois to Iran, ABC News ....

  • Survivors report 220 migrants drown off Libya in recent days - UNHCR

    Date: 2018-06-21 21:40:40 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:99 - ID:7454029

    NEW YORK, June 21 (MENA) - Survivors have reported that about 220 migrants drowned off the coast of Libya in the last few days while trying to reach Europe, putting the death toll this year on that route to more than 1,000, the United Nations said ....

  • Planning underway for Trump-Putin summit, White House officials say

    Date: 2018-06-21 20:47:52 GMT - Russia - World - SN:96 - ID:7453778

    MOSCOW, June 21 (MENA) - Planning is underway for a summit between US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin, according to White House officials, Voice of America reported. Media reports quote unnamed sources who say the ....

  • Global-PRNewseire(2):MediaCom is named Media Network of the Year at Cannes Lions 2018

    Date: 2018-06-21 20:14:44 GMT - France - World - SN:93 - ID:7453989

    Dear subscribers, following is a global bulletin published for PR ‎Newswire:‎ MediaCom is named Media Network of the Year at Cannes Lions 2018 Network outperforms all other media agencies after picking up Grand Prix, 2 Silver and 1 Bronze ....

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