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  • Suicide bomber targets Afghans celebrating truce, killing 10

    Date: 2018-06-17 11:45:52 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:20 - ID:7447575

    KABUL, June 17 (MENA) - A suicide bomber struck in Afghanistan's eastern city of Jalalabad on Sunday, killing at least 10 people in the second attack in as many days targeting Taliban fighters, security forces and civilians celebrating a holiday ....

  • Taliban fighters ordered to avoid government-controlled areas

    Date: 2018-06-17 11:36:03 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:19 - ID:7447481

    KABUL, June 17 (MENA) - The Taliban group has ordered its fighters to refrain from moving in areas and cities controlled by the government after a deadly explosion ripped through a gathering of Taliban, civilians, and security forces in Nangarhar ....

  • UN rights council to start 38th session in Geneva on Monday

    Date: 2018-06-17 10:55:03 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:16 - ID:7447442

    GENEVA, June 17 (MENA) - The United Nations Human Rights Council will hold its thirty-eighth regular session from 18 June to 6 July 2018 in Geneva. Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, will open the session ....

  • Aquarius migrants arrive in Spanish port

    Date: 2018-06-17 09:34:01 GMT - Spain - World - SN:12 - ID:7447287

    MADRID, June 17 (MENA) - The first boat in a naval convoy carrying a total of 629 rescued migrants and refugees has arrived in the Spanish port of Valencia, ending a nine-day sea voyage, RTE News reported. Spain offered to help the group of ....

  • Death toll from suicide bombing in Afghanistan climbs to 36

    Date: 2018-06-17 08:46:25 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:10 - ID:7447301

    KABUL, June 17 (MENA) - The death toll from a suicide bombing against a gathering of Taliban fighters celebrating a holiday cease-fire in Afghanistan has risen to 36, ABC News reported quoting an official as saying on Sunday. Najibullah Kamawal, ....

  • 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 ....

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