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  • French FM embarks on 2-day African tour Thursday

    Date: 2018-06-06 16:36:32 GMT - France - World - SN:65 - ID:7433425

    PARIS, June 6 (MENA) - French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian will embark on a two-day tour in Africa on Thursday, during which he is expected to visit Congo, Chad and Ethiopia. This tour comes within the framework of the constant and close ....

  • May raises 'concerns' with Netanyahu over loss of life in Gaza protests

    Date: 2018-06-06 16:32:51 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:64 - ID:7433404

    LONDON, June 6 (MENA) - British Prime Minister Theresa May has told Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu that she is "concerned about the loss of Palestinian lives" in the Gaza protests, Sky News reported on Wednesday. The British prime minister said the ....

  • Massive fire breaks out at luxury London hotel

    Date: 2018-06-06 16:25:39 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:63 - ID:7433467

    LONDON, June 6 (MENA) - Dozens of firefighters are battling a massive blaze that broke out at a luxury hotel in West London on Wednesday, officials, quoted by ABC News, said. The London Fire Brigade said 120 firefighters and 20 fire engines were ....

  • Facebook reveals data-sharing deals with Huawei, other Chinese tech makers

    Date: 2018-06-06 12:33:14 GMT - USA - World - SN:38 - ID:7432717

    WASHINGTON, June 6 (MENA) - Facebook has data-sharing partnerships with Chinese electronics companies including Huawei, a telecommunications giant that's been flagged to the US as a national security threat, the social media giant said. “Huawei ....

  • Explosion rocks voter registration center in Afghanistan's Baghlan

    Date: 2018-06-06 08:40:51 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:14 - ID:7432491

    KABUL, June 6 (MENA) - An explosion hit a voter registration center in the capital of northwestern Baghlan province on Wednesday morning, Pajhwok Afghan news reported. An eyewitness said the blast took place in the Dasht-i-Alwan area of ....

  • Taliban commander among 4 killed in US airstrikes in Maidan Wardak

    Date: 2018-06-06 06:56:05 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:7 - ID:7432359

    KABUL, June 6 (MENA) - At least four militants including a local commander of the Taliban group were killed in the US airstrike in central Maidan Wardak province of Afghanistan, the Afghan Khaama Press reported. The 203rd Thunder Corps of the ....

  • Putin: Sanctions harm all, everybody wants them to go

    Date: 2018-06-05 21:19:01 GMT - Russia - World - SN:83 - ID:7432083

    VIENNA, June 5 (MENA) - Sanctions are harmful to all and everybody, including Russia, is interested in their cancellation, TASS news agency quoted Russian President Vladimir Putin as saying after talks with Austrian President Alexander Van der ....

  • China offers to buy $70 bln of US products to fend off trade tariffs - report

    Date: 2018-06-05 21:09:49 GMT - USA - World - SN:82 - ID:7432085

    NEW YORK, June 5 (MENA) - China offered to purchase nearly $70 billion of US farm, manufacturing and energy products if the Trump administration abandons threatened tariffs, The Wall Street Journal reported, according to people briefed on the latest ....

  • Greek authorities rescue 34 migrants from islet in river

    Date: 2018-06-05 16:48:21 GMT - Greece - World - SN:63 - ID:7431914

    ATHENS, June 5 (MENA) - Greek authorities say they have rescued 34 migrants, including seven children, who were trapped on an islet on the border river that separates Greece from Turkey, The Washington Post reported Tuesday. Police said the ....

  • IOM raises concern over boat-sinking off Tunisia

    Date: 2018-06-05 14:52:41 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:48 - ID:7431697

    GENEVA, June 5 (MENA) - The weekend capsizing off Tunisia of an overloaded smuggling boat is now believed to have killed 112 migrants, making it the deadliest shipwreck in the Mediterranean Sea this year, the UN migration agency said in a statement ....

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