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  • 68th FIFA Congress opens in Moscow

    Date: 2018-06-13 08:37:04 GMT - Russia - World - SN:18 - ID:7442177

    MOSCOW, June 13 (MENA) - The 68th FIFA Congress opened in Moscow on Wednesday, one day before the first match of the 2018 World Cup in Russia kicked off, Sputnik news agency reported. During the meeting, the delegates of FIFA member associations ....

  • Trump praises Kim Jong Un as 'strong,' 'funny,' 'smart' and a 'great negotiator' in Hannity interview

    Date: 2018-06-13 08:34:59 GMT - Singapore - World - SN:16 - ID:7442165

    SINGAPORE, June 13 (MEAN) - US President Donald Trump, in an interview Tuesday with Fox News’ Sean Hannity, complimented North Korean leader Kim Jong Un after their Singapore summit as a “strong guy” and a “great negotiator,” and argued his ....

  • Taliban supreme leader offers direct negotiations with US

    Date: 2018-06-13 07:59:20 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:13 - ID:7442155

    KABUL, June 13 (MENA) - The Taliban supreme leader Mullah Hebatullah Akhundzada has offered direct negotiations with the United States in a bid to end the ongoing conflict, Khaama Press reported. “The only path to rescuing ourselves from all ....

  • Rioters ransack Malian government buildings

    Date: 2018-06-13 06:27:45 GMT - Mauritania - World - SN:3 - ID:7442047

    BAMAKO, June 13 (MENA) - Rioters in southern Mali ransacked local government buildings on Monday following a dispute between workers and management at Randgold’s Loulo and Gounkoto gold mines, the government said, the official news agency ....

  • US-North Korea summit 'important milestone' for denuclearization: Guterres

    Date: 2018-06-12 21:07:31 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:81 - ID:7441917

    NEW YORK, June 12 (MENA) - Tuesday's historic summit between the leaders of the United States and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) has been hailed as "an important milestone" by the UN Secretary-General, the UN News Centre ....

  • Paris hostages freed, suspect arrested

    Date: 2018-06-12 19:29:25 GMT - France - World - SN:74 - ID:7441828

    PARIS, June 12 (MENA) - French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb said Tuesday that a hostage-taker has been arrested and his hostages freed, some four hours after holing up in a building in central Paris, Fox News reported. Collomb tweeted the ....

  • UK justice minister resigns over Brexit ahead of key votes

    Date: 2018-06-12 18:02:03 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:69 - ID:7441718

    LONDON, June 12 (MENA) - A junior member of Prime Minister Theresa May's government, resigned Tuesday over Brexit, emboldening pro-EU lawmakers ahead of key votes in Parliament on Britain's departure from the European Union, The Daily Star ....

  • Afghan forces to receive 50 helicopters from NATO in near future: Ghani

    Date: 2018-06-12 14:30:00 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:56 - ID:7441476

    KABUL, June 12 (MENA) - Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani said the Afghan armed forces will receive 50 helicopters from NATO in the near future, Khaama Press reported on Tuesday. Speaking to the officers and personnel of the 205th Atal Corps ....

  • UNSC welcomes temporary ceasefire between Afghan gov., Taliban

    Date: 2018-06-12 14:03:47 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:52 - ID:7441417

    KABUL/NEW YORK, June 12 (MENA) - The members of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) welcomed the announcement by the Government of Afghanistan on 7 June of a temporary ceasefire with the Taliban for the end of Ramadan and the Eid al‑Fitr ....

  • Trump: Dismantling nuclear weapons takes a period of time scientifically

    Date: 2018-06-12 13:30:41 GMT - Singapore - World - SN:46 - ID:7441277

    SINGAPORE, June 12 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump said that dismantling nuclear weapons takes a period of time. Some say 15 years scientifically, if you go rapidly, saying that he does trust Kim Jong Un. In an interview with the ABC News ....

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