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  • 38th session of UN Human Rights Council opens

    Date: 2018-06-18 11:39:26 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:26 - ID:7448631

    GENEVA, June 18 (MENA) - The 38th session of the United Nations Human Rights council opened here on Monday with a speech for UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein on the human rights conditions in various world ....

  • Afghan president extends ceasefire with Taliban for another 10 days

    Date: 2018-06-18 10:00:19 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:20 - ID:7448486

    KABUL, June 18 (MENA) - Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has extended the unilateral ceasefire with Taliban for another 10 days, a statement from Presidential Palace said on Monday. The decision was made during a meeting of National ....

  • Philippine airstrikes target Daesh militants near Marawi

    Date: 2018-06-18 09:35:07 GMT - Philippines - World - SN:18 - ID:7448438

    MANILA, June 18 (MENA) - A Philippine military official said airstrikes and ground assaults have targeted a group of Daesh-linked militants, including their leader, who helped lead a five-month siege in southern Marawi city last year, ABC News ....

  • Macron to meet Vatican Pope June 26

    Date: 2018-06-18 09:29:48 GMT - France - World - SN:17 - ID:7448348

    PARIS, June 18 (MENA) - French President Emmanuel Macron will meet Vatican Pope Francis during his visit to Rome on June 26, the Elysee Palace announced Monday. The Vatican had announced the visit early in May. Last year, Pope Francis ....

  • 1 dead, 3 injured in van crash at end of Dutch pop festival

    Date: 2018-06-18 08:28:27 GMT - Netherlands - World - SN:16 - ID:7448320

    AMSTERDAM, June 18 (MENA) - A van has run into a small group of pop fans at a festival in the Netherlands, killing one and injuring three, before fleeing the scene, Business Insider reported Monday. Police in the province of Limburg say that ....

  • Shooting in busy supermarket in Washington leaves 1 dead

    Date: 2018-06-18 08:21:24 GMT - USA - World - SN:15 - ID:7448313

    WASHINGTON, June 18 (MENA) - A shooting at the Walmart in Tumwater, Washington has left one man dead and two others injured after police scrambled to the scene on Littlerock Road, Express reported Monday. Emergency operators have confirmed to ....

  • Peace convoy arrives in Afghan capital after 40-day march

    Date: 2018-06-18 08:18:44 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:14 - ID:7448335

    KABUL, June 18 (MENA) - Dozens of Afghans have arrived in Kabul after trekking across the country on foot calling for an end to the 17-year war, ABC News reported. The Helmand Peace Convoy reached the capital on Monday after traveling more than ....

  • S.Korea to stage two-day regular drills to check Dokdo defense

    Date: 2018-06-18 08:09:49 GMT - south korea - World - SN:13 - ID:7448319

    SEOUL, June 18 (MENA) - South Korea's Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force and Coast Guard will stage regular maritime drills this week with an aim to better safeguard the country's easternmost islets of Dokdo, Yonhap reported quoting officials as saying ....

  • More than 210 injured in Osaka-area earthquake

    Date: 2018-06-18 07:59:17 GMT - Japan - World - SN:12 - ID:7448292

    TOKYO, June 18 (MENA) - Authorities in western Japan said the number of people treated for injuries suffered in a strong earthquake Monday morning now exceeds 210, ABC News reported. The magnitude 6.1 earthquake near the major city of Osaka ....

  • 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 ....

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