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  • Pentagon suspends military exercise with S. Korea

    Date: 2018-06-19 05:45:38 GMT - USA - World - SN:1 - ID:7449467

    WASHINGTON, June 19 (MENA) - The Pentagon has "suspended all planning" as expected for August joint military exercises with South Korea and several allies in the region, to comply with President Donald Trump's desire to pull back on so-called "war ....

  • Spanish PM says no early elections to be held

    Date: 2018-06-18 22:41:22 GMT - Spain - World - SN:60 - ID:7449405

    MADRID, June 18 (MENA) - Spain's new Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez on Monday said he was unlikely to call a snap election and that he wanted to hold the next countrywide vote in 2020 when the current term is scheduled to end, Euronews reported on ....

  • US, S. Korea decides to suspend military drills

    Date: 2018-06-18 22:37:26 GMT - south korea - World - SN:59 - ID:7449406

    SEOUL, June 18 (MENA) - South Korea and the United States have decided to suspend the Ulchi Freedom Guardian (UFG) exercise slated for August, Seoul's defense ministry said, amid dialogue efforts to denuclearize North Korea. Shortly after his ....

  • US secretary of state may return soon to North Korea

    Date: 2018-06-18 21:44:56 GMT - USA - World - SN:57 - ID:7449381

    WASHINGTON, June 18 (MENA) - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he may return to North Korea to continue nuclear discussions "before terribly long." Pompeo was speaking Monday to the Detroit Economic Club. He said there's a lot of work to do ....

  • Trump directs creation of 'space force' as sixth branch of military

    Date: 2018-06-18 21:04:29 GMT - USA - World - SN:55 - ID:7449372

    WASHINGTON, June 18 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump declared Monday he will move to make a new branch of the military focused solely on space, CNBC network reported on Monday. "I am hereby directing the Department of Defense and Pentagon to ....

  • EU asylum applications drop by 44% in 2017

    Date: 2018-06-18 20:58:48 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:54 - ID:7449370

    LONDON, June 18 (MENA) - Applications for asylum in the European Union fell by 44 percent in 2017, according to the latest figures, Euronews reported Monday. This is the second year in a row that pressure on Europe's external border has ....

  • Trump: US not to be migrant camp

    Date: 2018-06-18 20:48:59 GMT - USA - World - SN:53 - ID:7449255

    WASHINGTON, June 18 (MENA) - Facing rising outrage from some Republicans as well as Democrats over the forced separation of migrant children and parents at the U.S.-Mexico border, US President Donald Trump dug in again falsely blaming Democrats and ....

  • Top Russian, US diplomats discuss Syria, North Korea

    Date: 2018-06-18 18:18:34 GMT - Russia - World - SN:44 - ID:7449223

    MOSCOW, June 18 (MENA) - Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has had a call with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to discuss Syria, North Korea and plans for future US-Russian contacts, Business Insider reported on Monday. The Russian ....

  • Baby born on Paris suburban train gets free rides until 25

    Date: 2018-06-18 16:29:12 GMT - France - World - SN:38 - ID:7449050

    PARIS, June 18 (MENA) – The Paris public transport company RATP says a baby boy born in a suburban train will get free rides in the French capital until he is 25, the Daily Mail reported on Monday. Live-tweeting the event Monday, the RATP said ....

  • 38th session of UN Human Rights Council opens

    Date: 2018-06-18 11:39:26 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:26 - ID:7448631

    GENEVA, June 18 (MENA) - The 38th session of the United Nations Human Rights council opened here on Monday with a speech for UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein on the human rights conditions in various world ....

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