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  • 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 ....

  • Britain wins bid to grant chemical weapons watchdog new powers

    Date: 2018-06-27 22:42:32 GMT - Netherlands - World - SN:103 - ID:7463139

    THE HAGUE, June 27 (MENA) - Britain has won its bid to give the world chemical weapons watchdog the power to assign blame for attacks with banned substance, Mirror reported. A proposal to grant the power to the Organisation for the Prohibition of ....

  • Maltese premier announces migrant distribution deal with other EU countries

    Date: 2018-06-27 22:30:50 GMT - Malta - World - SN:102 - ID:7463107

    VALLETTA, June 27 (MENA) - Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said Malta has secured commitments from seven EU countries to take in migrants from the Lifeline, which has been given permission to disembark people on the island, Malta Today reported ....

  • Libyan militia leader gets 22-year sentence in Benghazi attacks that killed US ambassador

    Date: 2018-06-27 22:18:06 GMT - USA - World - SN:101 - ID:7463284

    WASHINGTON, June 27 (MENA) - A Libyan militia leader convicted in the deadly 2012 Benghazi attacks that killed a US ambassador and three other Americans was sentenced to 22 years in prison Wednesday by a federal judge in the District of Columbia, ....

  • Putin-Trump summit agreed, date and venue to be announced tomorrow: Putin aide

    Date: 2018-06-27 20:47:48 GMT - Russia - World - SN:97 - ID:7463101

    MOSCOW, June 27 (MENA) - The summit of Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump has been agreed and its date and place will be announced on June 28, Kremlin aide Yury Ushakov said on Wednesday. "This issue has been discussed ....

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