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  • Taliban suffer heavy casualties in Ghazni airstrikes

    Date: 2018-06-28 13:21:12 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:57 - ID:7463849

    KABUL, June 28 (MENA) - Taliban militants suffered heavy casualties during airstrikes conducted by the Afghan Air Force in southeastern Ghazni province of Afghanistan, Khaama Press reported. The 203rd Thunder Corps of the Afghan Military in the ....

  • UK Home Office pays out £21m after mistakenly detaining 850 people

    Date: 2018-06-28 13:14:40 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:55 - ID:7464308

    LONDON, June 28 (MENA) - The UK Home Office mistakenly detained more than 850 people between 2012 and 2017, some of whom were living in the UK legally, and the government was forced to pay out more than £21m in compensation as a result, officials ....

  • Confirmed: Trump-Putin summit to be held on July 16 in Helsinki

    Date: 2018-06-28 12:52:50 GMT - Russia - World - SN:49 - ID:7464306

    MOSCOW, June 28 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin have scheduled a bilateral meeting for July 16 in Helsinki, Finland. The White House said in a press release on Thursday "President Donald J. Trump and ....

  • 5 dead, 2 injured as chartered plane crashes in Mumbai, rescue operations on

    Date: 2018-06-28 11:58:52 GMT - India - World - SN:42 - ID:7463983

    NEW DELHI, June 28 (MENA) - Five people were killed and two injured as a chartered plane crashed in an open area in Mumbai's Ghatkopar area on Thursday, India Today reported. The dead include two pilots, two aircraft maintenance engineers on ....

  • Eight killed In peace convoy explosion in Afghanistan

    Date: 2018-06-28 11:26:32 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:37 - ID:7463986

    KABUL, June 28 (MENA) - At least eight people were killed in an explosion at a youth peace convoy in Charkh district in central Logar province in Afghanistan, local military officials confirmed. In addition, four other people were wounded, TOLO ....

  • Iran’s Abadan refinery catches fire, six injured

    Date: 2018-06-28 09:40:55 GMT - Iran - World - SN:28 - ID:7463744

    TEHRAN, June 28 (MENA) - An Iranian oil refinery caught fire late Wednesday in the southwestern part of the country, Al Arabiya reported. About six people were injured. Firefighters on the scene at the Abadan refinery have brought the blaze ....

  • Apple, Samsung settle long-running patent dispute

    Date: 2018-06-28 09:29:30 GMT - USA - World - SN:25 - ID:7463615

    WASHINGTON, June 28 (MENA) - Apple and Samsung have finally settled one of the tech industry's longest-running patent disputes, Financial Times reported. Seven years after Apple sued Samsung alleging that it stole the iPhone's design with its ....

  • S. Korea rejects US' renewed demand over cost sharing for strategic assets

    Date: 2018-06-28 08:41:41 GMT - south korea - World - SN:20 - ID:7463577

    SEOUL, June 28 (MENA) – South Korea has rejected a renewed demand from the United States for sharing the costs of deploying its strategic assets on and around the Korean Peninsula, the South Korean news agency Yonhap reported Thursday. The US ....

  • 16 Taliban militants killed, injured in clashes with Afghan forces in Nangarhar

    Date: 2018-06-28 08:16:32 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:13 - ID:7463567

    KABUL, June 28 (MENA) – At least seven Taliban militants were killed and nine others injured in clashes with Afghan forces in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan, Khaama Press reported on Thursday. The provincial government media office in ....

  • Pompeo decries Iranian gov. tactics of suppression, imprisonment of protesters

    Date: 2018-06-27 22:48:33 GMT - USA - World - SN:104 - ID:7463200

    WASHINGTON, June 27 (MENA) - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday condemned the Iranian government's tactics of suppression, imprisonment of protesters and the denial of Iranians’ frustrations, news media reported. The Iranian ....

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