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  • Macedonia’s accession to NATO to be mistake with consequences - Russian EU envoy

    Date: 2018-06-24 11:09:13 GMT - Russia - World - SN:32 - ID:7456992

    MOSCOW, June 24 (MENA) - Russia's Permanent Representative to the EU Vladimir Chizhov in an interview with the Ekathimerini newspaper expressed hope that the settlement of the name dispute between Athens and Skopje would contribute to stability in ....

  • EU package on negotiating table 'hopefully' in 10 days

    Date: 2018-06-24 09:52:36 GMT - Iran - World - SN:20 - ID:7456952

    TEHRAN, June 24 (MENA) - The Iranian deputy foreign minister said that the European sides will hopefully introduce a package of economic measures against US sanctions in 10 days to keep the nuclear deal alive, the Iranian news agency Mehr ....

  • Six arrested in Turkey over insulting Erdogan

    Date: 2018-06-24 09:33:24 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:18 - ID:7456951

    ANKARA, June 24 (MENA) - Turkey's state-run news agency says authorities have arrested six people for allegedly insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ahead of a campaign rally by his main opponent in Sunday's elections, ABC news reported. The ....

  • 522 migrant children reunited with their families, U.S. officials say

    Date: 2018-06-24 08:13:51 GMT - USA - World - SN:11 - ID:7456822

    WASHINGTON, June 24 (MENA) - The U.S. government said 522 children who were separated from their parents at the border have been reunited with their families. The reunions were announced late Saturday by the Department of Homeland ....

  • 5 killed in suspected Boko Haram extremist attack in Nigeria

    Date: 2018-06-23 19:01:10 GMT - Nigeria - World - SN:58 - ID:7456489

    ABUJA, June 23 (MENA) - A member of a civilian self-defense group said five people have been killed in an attack by suspected Boko Haram extremists in northern Nigeria, ABC news reported. Maina Shettima said that the bodies were found Saturday ....

  • Malaysia's Anwar Ibrahim hospitalized after his return from Turkey

    Date: 2018-06-23 18:27:40 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:54 - ID:7456444

    KUALA LUMPUR, June 23 (MENA) - Malaysia’s prime minister-in-waiting, Anwar Ibrahim, was rushed to hospital after he complained of a pain in his shoulder and back on his return from Turkey, Euronews reported on Saturday. "He (Anwar) is being ....

  • Spanish says 569 migrants crossing the Mediterranean rescued

    Date: 2018-06-23 17:23:03 GMT - Spain - World - SN:47 - ID:7456327

    MADRID, June 23 (MENA) - Spanish authorities said they have rescued 569 migrants crossing the Mediterranean from North Africa to Spain by boat. Spain's Maritime Rescue Service said those rescued Saturday included 264 people in 16 boats in the ....

  • Malta tells aid boat with migrants to go away

    Date: 2018-06-23 16:59:52 GMT - Malta - World - SN:46 - ID:7456328

    VALLETTA, June 23 (MENA) - Malta's premier is telling a German aid group to reroute its rescue ship away from the Mediterranean island to avoid further escalation of another European standoff over helping migrants. The German NGO Mission Lifeline ....

  • Pakistani Taliban choose new chief in place of Fazlullah

    Date: 2018-06-23 15:08:34 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:40 - ID:7456207

    ISLAMABAD, June 23 (MENA) - Pakistani Taliban militants chose a religious scholar as their new chief in place of Mullah Fazlullah, the insurgent leader who ordered the assassination of Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai and was killed earlier ....

  • 2 civilians killed, 9 hurt in mortar attack in Afghanistan

    Date: 2018-06-23 15:07:57 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:39 - ID:7456193

    KABUL, June 23 (MENA) - Two civilians have been killed and nine others injured in a mortar shell attack in central Maidan Wardak province of Afghanistan, local officials said on Saturday. The attack occurred when mortar shells fired by Taliban ....

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