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  • US judge orders Paul Manafort jailed before trial, citing new obstruction charges

    Date: 2018-06-15 19:04:54 GMT - USA - World - SN:55 - ID:7445978

    NEW YORK, June 15 (MENA) - A federal judge revoked the bail of Paul Manafort, the US president's former campaign chairman, and sent him to jail on Friday to await trial, citing new charges that Manafort had tried to influence the testimony of two of ....

  • Empty seats at Uruguay's World Cup win over Egypt spark Fifa investigation - report

    Date: 2018-06-15 18:50:14 GMT - Russia - World - SN:53 - ID:7445963

    MOSCOW, June 15 (MENA) - Fifa is looking into why there were more than 6,000 unoccupied seats at Uruguay’s 1-0 win against Egypt on Ekaterinburg's first day of World Cup action. Although the two looming ends of the ground were largely full, there ....

  • Trump: I want people to 'sit up to attention' like they do for Kim

    Date: 2018-06-15 17:55:01 GMT - USA - World - SN:49 - ID:7445882

    WASHINGTON, June 15 (MENA) – President Donald Trump has told reporters he wants people in the US to "sit up to attention" like they do for North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Sky News reported on Friday. Speaking to the media outside the White ....

  • France considers minesweeping operation in Yemen

    Date: 2018-06-15 17:26:57 GMT - France - World - SN:48 - ID:7445892

    PARIS, June 15 (MENA) - France is studying the possibility of carrying out a minesweeping operation to provide access to the Yemeni port of Hodeidah once an Arab-led coalition has completed its military operations, US News quoted France's Defence ....

  • Putin discusses aspects of extending OPEC + deal with Russia’s Security Council

    Date: 2018-06-15 17:08:19 GMT - Russia - World - SN:46 - ID:7445876

    MOSCOW, June 15 (MENA) - the Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Friday that Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed aspects of extending the OPEC + deal with the permanent members of Russia’s Security Council, TASS news agency ....

  • Danish court orders ministry to compensate Iraqi civilians

    Date: 2018-06-15 15:34:06 GMT - Denmark - World - SN:39 - ID:7445789

    COPENHAGEN, June 15 (MENA) - A Danish court on Friday ordered the country's Defense Ministry to compensate 18 Iraqi civilians detained by Iraqi security troops during a 2014 military operation in Iraq in which Danish soldiers assisted. According ....

  • Taliban chief Mullah Fazlullah killed in US drone strike, confirms Afghanistan

    Date: 2018-06-15 10:17:06 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:25 - ID:7445383

    KABUL, June 15 (MENA) - Afghan Ministry of Defense spokesman Mohammad Radmanish on Friday confirmed that Taliban leader Mullah Fazlullah was killed in a US drone strike in Afghanistan's northeastern Kunar province on June 13, the local GEO News ....

  • S. Korea, US to decide soon on whether to suspend joint military exercises

    Date: 2018-06-15 09:48:55 GMT - south korea - World - SN:23 - ID:7445306

    SEOUL, June 15 (MENA) - South Korea and the United States have launched discussions about whether to suspend joint military exercises and will announce a decision in the near future, South Korean news agency Yonhap quoted a senior presidential ....

  • S. Korea jails ex-spy chiefs for bribing former president

    Date: 2018-06-15 09:31:29 GMT - south korea - World - SN:21 - ID:7445320

    SEOUL, June 15 (MENA) - Three South Korean former spy chiefs were sentenced to jail on Friday for bribing disgraced ex-president Park Geun-hye with millions of dollars from the country's intelligence agency. The trio were convicted of funnelling ....

  • Venezuelan president appoints VP

    Date: 2018-06-15 08:23:46 GMT - Cuba - World - SN:12 - ID:7445206

    HAVANA, June 15 (MENA) - Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro appointed Delcy Rodriguez as Executive Vice President of the Republic, who was serving until now as President of the National Constituent Assembly, Prensa Latina state agency ....

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