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  • S. Korea, U.S. likely to announce suspension of combined military drills this week: source

    Date: 2018-06-17 08:25:19 GMT - south korea - World - SN:9 - ID:7447247

    SEOUL, June 17 (MENA) - South Korea and the United States are expected to announce their decision to suspend large-scale combined military exercises this week amid dialogue with North Korea, Yonhap quoted a government source here as saying ....

  • Russia launches Soyuz-2.1b carrier rocket with Glonass-M navigation satellite

    Date: 2018-06-17 07:27:49 GMT - Russia - World - SN:6 - ID:7447230

    MOSCOW, June 17 (MENA) - Russia launched a Soyuz-2.1b carrier rocket from the Plesetsk space center on Sunday to orbit a Glonass-M satellite, Sputnik News Agency reported quoting the Russian Defense Ministry as saying. "On Sunday, at 00:46 Moscow ....

  • 17 crushed to death after explosion at nightclub in Venezuela

    Date: 2018-06-16 17:44:06 GMT - Venezuela - World - SN:39 - ID:7446956

    CARACAS, June 16 (MENA) - AT least 17 people have been killed in a horror stampede at a city centre nightclub in Venezuela, the Daily Star reported on Saturday. Many teenagers are feared to be among those crushed to death after an explosion ....

  • Australia rules out moving its Israel embassy to Jerusalem

    Date: 2018-06-16 15:58:15 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:35 - ID:7446818

    LONDON, June 16 (MENA) - Australia will not move its embassy to Jerusalem, Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has said, despite strong support from the party’s base. The Liberal party’s youth arm had called on the government to relocate its ....

  • Chechen president: Business with Saudi Arabia, UAE strong

    Date: 2018-06-16 13:26:38 GMT - Russia - World - SN:27 - ID:7446517

    MOSCOW, June 16 (MENA) - Head of the Chechen Republic Ramzan Kadyrov said business with Saudi Arabia and the UAE is going stronger. At a working meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, the Chechen president said that "Saudi Arabia promises ....

  • First all-female terror cell jailed over plot to attack British Museum

    Date: 2018-06-16 12:44:15 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:25 - ID:7446563

    LONDON, June 16 (MENA) - A mother and daughter that formed Britain's first all-female Daesh terror cell have been jailed over a plot to attack the British Museum, The Telegraph reported. Rizlaine Boular, 22, planned to stab random members of the ....

  • Paramilitary forces' vehicle attacked in Pakistan's Quetta, 3 killed

    Date: 2018-06-16 10:40:22 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:20 - ID:7446397

    ISLAMABAD, June 16 (MENA) - Three servicemen were killed in a targeted attack on Quetta's Sariab Road on Eid day, Pakistani newspaper Dawn reported on Saturday. Initial reports suggest that a paramilitary forces vehicle was intercepted by ....

  • China announces anti-dumping measures on imported hydroiodic acid, ethanolamine

    Date: 2018-06-16 09:16:32 GMT - China - World - SN:14 - ID:7446278

    BEIJING, June 16 (MENA) - The Chinese Ministry of Commerce on Saturday announced that it will impose provisional anti-dumping measures on imported hydroiodic acid from the United States and Japan. A preliminary ruling by the ministry said that ....

  • Trump says Kim summit "direct, fruitful"

    Date: 2018-06-16 08:23:18 GMT - USA - World - SN:11 - ID:7446193

    WASHINGTON, June 16 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump on Saturday described summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore as direct and fruitful. "The talks were open, direct and fruitful,"said Trump in a video message broadcast by ....

  • Seoul welcomes Trump's plan to have phone conversation with Kim Jong-un

    Date: 2018-06-16 08:22:27 GMT - south korea - World - SN:10 - ID:7446205

    SEOUL, June 16 (MENA) - South Korea's presidential office on Saturday Cheong Wa Dae expressed optimism about US President Donald Trump's recent announcement that he would speak with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on the phone, deeming it "very ....

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