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  • Trump departs G7 ahead of climate change talks

    Date: 2018-06-09 18:50:40 GMT - Canada - World - SN:60 - ID:7437321

    OTTAWA, June 9 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump planned an early exit from the Group of Seven talks here Saturday, concluding his fraught visit to the yearly conference of industrialized nations several hours before his counterparts, CNN ....

  • Russia calls for investigation into Australian troops’ crimes in Afghanistan

    Date: 2018-06-09 18:07:55 GMT - Russia - World - SN:56 - ID:7437302

    MOSCOW, June 9 (MENA) - Moscow calls on the Australian and Afghan authorities to investigate the crimes committed by Australian troops in Afghanistan and bring those responsible to justice, TASS quoted the Russian Foreign Ministry as saying in a ....

  • Japan: 3 wounded in train stabbing

    Date: 2018-06-09 16:03:05 GMT - Japan - World - SN:47 - ID:7437123

    TOKYO, June 9 (MENA) - Police in Kanagawa Prefecture near Tokyo say they've received a report that several people have been stabbed on a Shinkansen bullet train, Japanese public broadcaster NHK reported Saturday. Emergency responders in Odawara ....

  • Russia never asked to be allowed back to G8, Lavrov says

    Date: 2018-06-09 15:58:37 GMT - Russia - World - SN:44 - ID:7437113

    MOSCOW, June 9 (MENA) - Moscow never asked to be allowed back to the Group of Eight (G8), Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said. While commenting on US President Donald Trump’s suggestion to bring Russia back to the G7, making it G8 once ....

  • Daesh continues resistance in Syria only in US-controlled areas - Russian MoD

    Date: 2018-06-09 11:22:48 GMT - Russia - World - SN:19 - ID:7436605

    MOSCOW, June 9 (MENA) - Pockets of resistance of the Daesh terrorist group in Syria are located only in areas controlled by the United States, Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Maj. Gen. Igor Konashenkov said on Saturday. Konashenkov stressed ....

  • Trump orders delivering assistance to Iraqi minorities through USAID

    Date: 2018-06-09 09:05:57 GMT - USA - World - SN:13 - ID:7436493

    WASHINGTON, June 9 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump directed the US government to distribute assistance to Iraq’s Christian and Yazidi communities, through USAID. “President Trump and Vice President Pence made restoring the rights and property ....

  • Taliban announces Eid ceasefire in response to Afghan president's initiative

    Date: 2018-06-09 07:12:11 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:9 - ID:7436427

    KABUL, June 9 (MENA) - The Taliban group announced that it has decided to declared ceasefire during the three days of Eid-ul-Fitr during which no attack will be carried out on Afghan forces, Khaama Press reported on Saturday. However, the ....

  • Spain's new gov't lifts controls imposed on Catalonia

    Date: 2018-06-08 21:32:22 GMT - Spain - World - SN:64 - ID:7436331

    MADRID, June 8 (MENA) - Spain’s new Socialist government said on Friday it had lifted financial controls on Catalonia and would seek dialogue with the region’s administration to relieve tensions over an independence bid which pitched the country ....

  • US service member killed in Somalia

    Date: 2018-06-08 21:12:10 GMT - USA - World - SN:63 - ID:7436322

    WASHGINTON, June 8 (MENA) - A US service member was killed Friday in southern Somalia, according to four US military officials. Four other US service members were wounded when the team came under attack by mortars and small arms from unknown ....

  • Guatemala probes possible negligence in wake of volcanic eruption

    Date: 2018-06-08 20:41:07 GMT - Guatemala - World - SN:60 - ID:7436304

    GUATEMALA CITY, June 8 (MENA) - Guatemala has opened an investigation into possible negligence in the wake of Sunday's volcanic eruption, as the death toll continues to climb. Guatemala's attorney general and head of the Public Ministry, Maria ....

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