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  • Austria offers to host Putin-Trump meeting - White House

    Date: 2018-06-08 11:36:01 GMT - Russia - World - SN:19 - ID:7435634

    MOSCOW, June 8 (MENA) - Austria has informed the United States that it was ready to host a meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart Donald Trump, a source in the National Security Council at the White House told TASS ....

  • Austria expels imams, closes 7 mosques

    Date: 2018-06-08 09:57:00 GMT - Austria - World - SN:17 - ID:7435516

    VIENNA, June 8 (MENA) - Austria could expel up to 60 Turkish-funded imams and their families as part of a crackdown on "political Islam", Austrian Interior Minister Herbert Kickl was quoted by The Local Austria as saying on Friday. "The circle ....

  • Putin arrives in Beijing for state visit

    Date: 2018-06-08 07:51:23 GMT - Russia - World - SN:10 - ID:7435395

    MOSCOW, June 8 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has arrived in Beijing for a state visit at the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping, TASS new agency reported on Friday. The Kremlin earlier reported that Putin would hold talks with ....

  • US and Russian top military brass to meet in Helsinki

    Date: 2018-06-07 21:54:38 GMT - Russia - World - SN:87 - ID:7435248

    MOSCOW, June 7 (MENA) - The top military command of the United States and Russia will meet in Helsinki on Friday, Sputnik News Agency reported. The Finnish Defence Forces said it will organise a meeting between the High Command of the US Armed ....

  • Trump will invite Kim Jong Un to US if summit goes well

    Date: 2018-06-07 19:58:21 GMT - USA - World - SN:78 - ID:7435182

    WASHINGTON, June 7 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump said he will invite Kim Jong Un to the US if their summit in Singapore is a success, CNN reported. The US president is due to meet the North Korean leader in face-to-face talks on ....

  • Trump welcomes Japan's prime minister to White House ahead of North Korea summit

    Date: 2018-06-07 17:59:48 GMT - USA - World - SN:68 - ID:7434834

    WASHINGTON, June 7 (MENA) – US President Trump hosted Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the White House for key talks on next week’s high-stakes denuclearization summit with North Korea, The Washington Times reported. Conferring with Abe in ....

  • Spain’s most gender-balanced government in history takes office

    Date: 2018-06-07 17:34:27 GMT - Spain - World - SN:67 - ID:7434874

    MADRID, June 7 (MENA) - The ministers of the new Socialist Party (PSOE) government of Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez were officially sworn in at the Zarzuela royal palace in the presence of King Felipe VI. The new lineup has the highest number of ....

  • US drones target Daesh hideouts in Kunar province

    Date: 2018-06-07 12:44:37 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:34 - ID:7434511

    KABUL, June 7 (MENA) - The US forces carried out a series of airstrikes on Daesh hideouts in eastern Kunar province of Afghanistan, leaving at least two militants dead. The 201st Silab Corps of the Afghan Military in the East said the airstrikes ....

  • Afghan president declares ceasefire with Taliban until June 20

    Date: 2018-06-07 09:50:10 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:17 - ID:7434046

    KABUL, June 7 (MENA) – Afghan President Ashraf Ghani announced a ceasefire with the Taliban starting from Thursday until June 20. The Afghan leader, however, stressed that fighting would continue against other militant groups, such as ....

  • 7 killed, wounded in mosque attack in eastern Afghanistan

    Date: 2018-06-07 06:38:20 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:4 - ID:7433825

    KABUL, June 7 (MENA) – Afghan officials said four people were killed and another three wounded by gunfire when they were praying in a mosque in Afghanistan's eastern Khost province, ABC News reported Thursday. ABC News quoted spokesman for the ....

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