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  • Indian president starts official visit to Athens

    Date: 2018-06-18 07:45:50 GMT - Greece - World - SN:10 - ID:7448294

    ATHENS, June 18 (MENA) - Indian President Ram Nath Kovind is in Athens for an official two-day visit at the invitation of President Prokopis Pavlopoulos, the Greek Kathimerini newspaper reported. He is scheduled to meet on Monday with ....

  • 3 dead, over 200 injured as M6.1 quake hits western Japan

    Date: 2018-06-18 06:47:52 GMT - Japan - World - SN:7 - ID:7448230

    TOKYO, June 18 (MENA) - A strong earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 hit Osaka and other parts of western Japan on Monday morning, leaving at least three people dead and more than 200 injured, disrupting rush-hour traffic and cutting off power, water ....

  • Macron, Sarraj of Libya mull elections, illegal immigration

    Date: 2018-06-17 22:44:04 GMT - France - World - SN:66 - ID:7448156

    PARIS, June 17 (MENA) - French President Emmanuel Macron had on Sunday a phone call with head of the Government of National Accord of Libya Fayez al-Sarraj to discuss elections in Libya, political and security conditions and combating illegal ....

  • Pittsburgh cartoonist says he was fired after 25 years for making fun of Trump

    Date: 2018-06-17 22:38:27 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:65 - ID:7448152

    LONDON, June 17 (MENA) - A cartoonist who lost his job at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette believes his searing portrayals of Donald Trump were the most likely cause of his firing, the Guardian reported on Sunday. Rob Rogers was terminated on ....

  • Trump faces Father’s Day pleas to end separations of migrant families

    Date: 2018-06-17 22:31:50 GMT - USA - World - SN:64 - ID:7448053

    WASHINGTON, June 17 (MENA) - Numerous Democratic lawmakers and immigration advocates used the Father’s Day holiday on Sunday to amplify calls for an end to US President Donald Trump administration’s policy of separating migrant families who cross ....

  • UNHCR warns against repeat of Aquarius disembarkation standoff

    Date: 2018-06-17 22:17:10 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:63 - ID:7447914

    GENEVA, June 17 (MENA) - UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, applauded Spain for its actions in bringing to an end a sea-rescue crisis on the Mediterranean after a ship, the Aquarius, was refused permission to land and disembark elsewhere more than 600 ....

  • 8 Kenyan police killed by roadside bomb in country's east

    Date: 2018-06-17 18:59:08 GMT - Kenya - World - SN:53 - ID:7448026

    NAIROBI, June 17 (MENA) - A Kenyan legislator said eight police officers have died in his constituency after the vehicle they were travelling in was hit by a roadside bomb planted by suspected extremists, ABC News reported on Sunday. Ahmed ....

  • Violent deaths overshadow Nicaragua crisis talks

    Date: 2018-06-17 17:18:41 GMT - Nicaragua - World - SN:46 - ID:7447943

    MANAGUA, June 17 (MENA) - At least eight people were killed in Managua, police sources said, raising to 178 the number of deaths in anti-government unrest that began two months ago in Nicaragua. Six of the dead were members of a single family ....

  • 5.2-magnitude earthquake in parts of Punjab

    Date: 2018-06-17 16:28:11 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:43 - ID:7447926

    ISLAMABAD, June 17 (MENA) - A 5.2-magnitude earthquake struck parts of Pakistan's Punjab. The epicenter of the earthquake was 42 kilometers west of DG Khan with a depth of 10 km, Geo News quoted the United States Geological Survey (USGS) as ....

  • Pope Francis presses for talks on Yemen amid humanitarian crisis

    Date: 2018-06-17 16:15:35 GMT - Vatican - World - SN:42 - ID:7447906

    VATICAN, June 17 (MENA) - Pope Francis is pressing for negotiations involving the sides in the Yemen conflict so the humanitarian crisis does not worsen. In public remarks, Francis said he was following "with worry the dramatic fate of the ....

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