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  • Nine Afghan policemen killed, injured in attack in Farah province

    Date: 2018-06-20 12:10:32 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:27 - ID:7451495

    KABUL, June 20 (MENA) - Four Afghan policemen were killed and five others injured in an attack launched by gunmen in Afghanistan's western Farah province, an official said on Wednesday. The attack took place on the main high way between Farah and ....

  • Three killed, injured in attack in Pakistan's Quetta

    Date: 2018-06-20 11:51:10 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:24 - ID:7451526

    ISLAMABAD, June 20 (MENA) - A police official in Pakistan's southwest city of Quetta was seriously injured while his son and uncle were killed when unidentified gunmen opened fire at his vehicle on Wednesday, Pakistan's police said. The gunmen ....

  • Russia criticizes US pullout from UN Human Rights Council

    Date: 2018-06-20 11:12:08 GMT - Russia - World - SN:21 - ID:7451508

    MOSCOW, June 20 (MENA) - Russia's UN mission said in a statement that the US exit from the Council reflected Washington's unilateral approach to global affairs. It said the US had tried but failed to turn the body into an "obedient instrument for ....

  • Official: Taliban targets army checkpoints killing 30 troops

    Date: 2018-06-20 09:54:16 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:15 - ID:7451302

    KABUL, June 20 (MENA) - An Afghan official says at least 30 soldiers were killed when Taliban fighters targeted two checkpoints in western Badghis province, ABC News reported. Abdul Aziz Beg, head of the provincial council in Badghis, says ....

  • Afghan and Saudi officials hold talks on Taliban ceasefire

    Date: 2018-06-20 09:12:52 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:13 - ID:7451207

    KABUL, June 20 (MENA) - Afghan and Saudi National Security Advisers Mohammad Hanif Atmar and Mohammad bin Saleh al-Ghofaili held talks on a cooperation mechanism between Afghanistan, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and United States, Khaama ....

  • Two dead, four injured in Sweden shooting, not terrorism-related - police

    Date: 2018-06-19 22:44:03 GMT - Sweden - World - SN:93 - ID:7450742

    STOCKHOLM, June 19 (MENA) - Two people have died and four others remain hospitalized after a shooting in Sweden's third biggest city Malmo, euronews reported Tuesday. According to police, the incident was not terror-related. No motive for the ....

  • Merkel, Macron agree on eurozone budget

    Date: 2018-06-19 22:40:43 GMT - Germany - World - SN:92 - ID:7450786

    BERLIN, June 19 (MENA) - The leaders of Germany and France agreed Tuesday to create a Eurozone budget they hope will boost investment and provide a safety mechanism for the 19 nations using the euro currency, and also to seek a European solution to ....

  • 5 injured following explosion at London Tube station

    Date: 2018-06-19 22:27:35 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:89 - ID:7450989

    LONDON, June 19 (MENA) - Police were evacuated from a London Tube station during rush hour this evening after an explosion left five people injured, Metro reported Tuesday. Officers were called to the scene shortly after 19:00 local time this ....

  • US Withdraws From UN Rights Council

    Date: 2018-06-19 22:26:20 GMT - USA - World - SN:88 - ID:7451008

    WASHINGTON, June 19 (MENA) - The US withdrew from the UN Human Rights Council on Tuesday accusing it of a "chronic bias against Israel," a move that activists warned would make advancing human rights globally even more difficult, Voice of America ....

  • Migration is 'inevitable': UN chief

    Date: 2018-06-19 22:13:10 GMT - Norway - World - SN:87 - ID:7451004

    OSLO, June 19 (MENA) - UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said on Tuesday that migration, which is currently posing serious challenges to political leaders around the world, was “inevitable”. According to The Express Tribune, the topic is ....

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