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  • Afghan forces eliminate Daesh hideouts

    Date: 2018-06-19 10:26:00 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:22 - ID:7449892

    KABUL, June 19 (MENA) - The Special Forces of the Afghan Intelligence and the National Directorate of Security (NDS) have eliminated the hideouts of Daesh which were used as launch pads during the deadly attacks on Nangarhar province in Eid ....

  • Forced displacement at record 68.5 million - UNCHR

    Date: 2018-06-19 07:52:07 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:12 - ID:7449606

    GENEVA, June 19 (MENA) - The United Nations Refugee Agency’s annual Global Trends survey found 68.5 million people had been driven from their homes across the world at the end of 2017, more people than the population of Thailand. Refugees who ....

  • 2 killed, 4 wounded in southern Sweden drive-by shooting

    Date: 2018-06-19 07:51:10 GMT - Sweden - World - SN:11 - ID:7449632

    STOCKHOLM, June 19 (MENA) - Three of the six men who were injured in a drive-by shooting in the center of Sweden's third-largest city, have died, Swedish authorities said Tuesday. Police in Malmo said two of the men — aged 18 and 29 — died ....

  • Afghan official says Taliban assault kills 4

    Date: 2018-06-19 06:27:19 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:4 - ID:7449496

    KABUL, June 19 (MENA) - An Afghan official says at least four security forces were killed when Taliban fighters targeted army and local police checkpoints in northern Kunduz province, NYT reported Tuesday. Nematullah Temori, spokesman for the ....

  • Pentagon suspends military exercise with S. Korea

    Date: 2018-06-19 05:45:38 GMT - USA - World - SN:1 - ID:7449467

    WASHINGTON, June 19 (MENA) - The Pentagon has "suspended all planning" as expected for August joint military exercises with South Korea and several allies in the region, to comply with President Donald Trump's desire to pull back on so-called "war ....

  • Spanish PM says no early elections to be held

    Date: 2018-06-18 22:41:22 GMT - Spain - World - SN:60 - ID:7449405

    MADRID, June 18 (MENA) - Spain's new Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez on Monday said he was unlikely to call a snap election and that he wanted to hold the next countrywide vote in 2020 when the current term is scheduled to end, Euronews reported on ....

  • US, S. Korea decides to suspend military drills

    Date: 2018-06-18 22:37:26 GMT - south korea - World - SN:59 - ID:7449406

    SEOUL, June 18 (MENA) - South Korea and the United States have decided to suspend the Ulchi Freedom Guardian (UFG) exercise slated for August, Seoul's defense ministry said, amid dialogue efforts to denuclearize North Korea. Shortly after his ....

  • US secretary of state may return soon to North Korea

    Date: 2018-06-18 21:44:56 GMT - USA - World - SN:57 - ID:7449381

    WASHINGTON, June 18 (MENA) - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he may return to North Korea to continue nuclear discussions "before terribly long." Pompeo was speaking Monday to the Detroit Economic Club. He said there's a lot of work to do ....

  • Trump directs creation of 'space force' as sixth branch of military

    Date: 2018-06-18 21:04:29 GMT - USA - World - SN:55 - ID:7449372

    WASHINGTON, June 18 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump declared Monday he will move to make a new branch of the military focused solely on space, CNBC network reported on Monday. "I am hereby directing the Department of Defense and Pentagon to ....

  • EU asylum applications drop by 44% in 2017

    Date: 2018-06-18 20:58:48 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:54 - ID:7449370

    LONDON, June 18 (MENA) - Applications for asylum in the European Union fell by 44 percent in 2017, according to the latest figures, Euronews reported Monday. This is the second year in a row that pressure on Europe's external border has ....

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