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  • 2 civilians killed, 9 hurt in mortar attack in Afghanistan

    Date: 2018-06-23 15:07:57 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:39 - ID:7456193

    KABUL, June 23 (MENA) - Two civilians have been killed and nine others injured in a mortar shell attack in central Maidan Wardak province of Afghanistan, local officials said on Saturday. The attack occurred when mortar shells fired by Taliban ....

  • 4 Deash terrorists killed in clashes with Taliban eastern Afghanistan

    Date: 2018-06-23 08:51:44 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:14 - ID:7455434

    KABUL, June 23 (MENA) - A clash has taken place between the Taliban and militants affiliated with Daesh terrorist group in Afghanistan's eastern province of Afghanistan, Afghan news agency Khaama Press reported on Saturday. The 201st Silab Corps ....

  • Cyprus, UK sign program for bilateral military cooperation

    Date: 2018-06-23 08:25:06 GMT - Cyprus - World - SN:10 - ID:7455359

    NICOSIA, June 23 (MENA) - Cyprus’ Minister of Defense Savvas Angelides and British Minister of State for the Armed Forces Mark Lancaster have signed a program for bilateral military cooperation for the years 2018 and 2019 during their meeting in ....

  • First NHS-funded internet addiction center to be launched in Britain

    Date: 2018-06-23 07:21:25 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:5 - ID:7455328

    LONDON, June 23 (MENA) - A hospital in the UK is to be the first to set up an NHS-funded internet addiction center, said Sky News on Saturday. The west London center will start in the next couple of weeks and be aimed at people with gaming ....

  • Pentagon suspends war games with S. Korea

    Date: 2018-06-23 07:03:58 GMT - USA - World - SN:4 - ID:7455303

    WASHINGTON, June 23 (MENA) - The US has indefinitely suspended joint war games with South Korea, the Pentagon says, following a promise made by President Donald Trump at his North Korean summit this month. The exercises affected included Freedom ....

  • Bill Gates donates $4.1m to fight malaria

    Date: 2018-06-23 06:56:07 GMT - USA - World - SN:3 - ID:7455294

    WASHINGTON, June 23 (MENA) - Microsoft founder Bill Gates has donated $4.1 million to a lab creating mosquitoes that self-destruct by producing offspring that dies before reaching adulthood in an effort to fight malaria, reported Sky News channel on ....

  • Japanese FM to visit IAEA to discuss N. Korea denuclearization

    Date: 2018-06-23 06:49:01 GMT - Japan - World - SN:2 - ID:7455288

    TOKYO, June 23 (MENA) - Japanese officials are arranging a meeting between Foreign Minister Taro Kono and the head of the International Atomic Energy Agency, reported the Japanese radio NHK on Saturday. Kono plans to visit the IAEA headquarters ....

  • Trump extends North Korea state of emergency

    Date: 2018-06-22 22:20:19 GMT - USA - World - SN:74 - ID:7455178

    WASHINGTON, June 22 (MENA) – US President Donald Trump ordered Friday that the national emergency regarding the North Korean threat will be extended another year, The Washington Times reported. In a letter to Congress, Trump outlined the ....

  • UN passes draft resolution on withdrawal of Russian peacekeepers from Transnistria

    Date: 2018-06-22 20:33:15 GMT - Russia - World - SN:68 - ID:7455139

    MOSCOW, June 22 (MENA) - The United Nations General Assembly has passed a draft resolution urging immediate and complete withdrawal of Russian peacekeepers from Transnistria, TASS news agency reported on Friday. The draft was passed by a simple ....

  • UN refugee agency chief urges Europe to unite on asylum, migration

    Date: 2018-06-22 19:28:01 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:62 - ID:7455052

    GENEVA, June 22 (MENA) - United Nations refugee agency chief Filippo Grandi called on the European Union (EU) on Friday to "find a new and united approach" to migration and asylum, saying it was achievable, Euronews reported. Grandi, in a ....

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