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  • Italy declines aid ship help, hands migrant rescue to Libya

    Date: 2018-06-24 22:37:52 GMT - Italy - World - SN:113 - ID:7458097

    ROME, June 24 (MENA) - The Italian government stepped up its efforts to discourage migration by telling a Spanish aid group it did not need help rescuing 1,000 migrants from six dinghies because it had passed responsibility for the Mediterranean Sea ....

  • French delegation detained in Turkey during election

    Date: 2018-06-24 22:32:27 GMT - France - World - SN:112 - ID:7458094

    PARIS, June 24 (MENA) - The French Communist Party said Sunday a delegation from its party, including a senator, which was in Turkey to observe the elections, has been released after being detained by Turkish authorities, ABC News reported. PCF ....

  • Merkel advocates bilateral, trilateral deals over migrants to EU

    Date: 2018-06-24 22:24:15 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:111 - ID:7458201

    BRUSSELS, June 24 (MENA) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel has sought to downplay expectations from this week's EU summit for a European solution, Deutsche Welle reported Sunday, quoting her as saying that the mini-summit of 16 EU leaders created "a ....

  • Jabhat al-Nusra plotting provocation in Syria’s Idlib - Russian reconciliation center

    Date: 2018-06-24 21:25:37 GMT - Russia - World - SN:105 - ID:7458075

    MOSCOW, June 24 (MENA) - Jabhat al-Nusra militants are plotting a provocation in Syria, a spokesman for the Russian Center for Reconciliation of the Opposing Parties in Syria was quoted by TASS news agency as saying on Sunday. "The Russian ....

  • Kabul upbeat about peace talks with Taliban

    Date: 2018-06-24 13:47:35 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:51 - ID:7457204

    KABUL, June 24 (MENA) - The Afghan government is confident of holding peace talks with Taliban militants despite a recent surge of attacks by insurgents, a palace spokesman said. Shah Hussain Murtazawi said the government's optimism stemmed from ....

  • Afghan intelligence kills Daesh leader responsible for recent deadly attacks in Jalalabad

    Date: 2018-06-24 11:48:46 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:36 - ID:7457203

    KABUL, June 24 (MENA) - A senior leader of Daesh terrorist group has been killed during an operation of the Afghan Intelligence, Afghan National Directorate of Security (NDS) said. The provincial government media office in a statement said Sunday ....

  • Macedonia’s accession to NATO to be mistake with consequences - Russian EU envoy

    Date: 2018-06-24 11:09:13 GMT - Russia - World - SN:32 - ID:7456992

    MOSCOW, June 24 (MENA) - Russia's Permanent Representative to the EU Vladimir Chizhov in an interview with the Ekathimerini newspaper expressed hope that the settlement of the name dispute between Athens and Skopje would contribute to stability in ....

  • EU package on negotiating table 'hopefully' in 10 days

    Date: 2018-06-24 09:52:36 GMT - Iran - World - SN:20 - ID:7456952

    TEHRAN, June 24 (MENA) - The Iranian deputy foreign minister said that the European sides will hopefully introduce a package of economic measures against US sanctions in 10 days to keep the nuclear deal alive, the Iranian news agency Mehr ....

  • Six arrested in Turkey over insulting Erdogan

    Date: 2018-06-24 09:33:24 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:18 - ID:7456951

    ANKARA, June 24 (MENA) - Turkey's state-run news agency says authorities have arrested six people for allegedly insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ahead of a campaign rally by his main opponent in Sunday's elections, ABC news reported. The ....

  • 522 migrant children reunited with their families, U.S. officials say

    Date: 2018-06-24 08:13:51 GMT - USA - World - SN:11 - ID:7456822

    WASHINGTON, June 24 (MENA) - The U.S. government said 522 children who were separated from their parents at the border have been reunited with their families. The reunions were announced late Saturday by the Department of Homeland ....

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