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  • IOM raises concern over boat-sinking off Tunisia

    Date: 2018-06-05 14:52:41 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:48 - ID:7431697

    GENEVA, June 5 (MENA) - The weekend capsizing off Tunisia of an overloaded smuggling boat is now believed to have killed 112 migrants, making it the deadliest shipwreck in the Mediterranean Sea this year, the UN migration agency said in a statement ....

  • UN urges US to halt separations of migrant families

    Date: 2018-06-05 13:09:51 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:36 - ID:7431497

    GENEVA, June 5 (MENA) - The U.N. human rights office is calling on the Trump administration to "immediately halt" its policy of separating children from their parents after crossing U.S. border with Mexico, ABC news reported on Tuesday. Rights ....

  • Putin reiterates his stance on Russia's alleged involvement in US elections

    Date: 2018-06-05 10:53:40 GMT - Austria - World - SN:23 - ID:7431087

    VIENNA, June 5 (MENA) - The Russian government was not involved in private activities of businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin or in the interference in the US election race in 2016, President Vladimir Putin said in an interview aired by Austria’s ORF ....

  • Guatemala volcano death toll climbs to 69 as new explosion hampers rescue efforts

    Date: 2018-06-05 07:25:31 GMT - Guatemala - World - SN:11 - ID:7430841

    GUATEMALA CITY, June 5 (MENA) - Rescue workers struggled in perilous conditions to find bodies under rivers of ash and mud that swept down from Guatemala's Fuego volcano, as the number of fatalities from an eruption that partially buried buildings ....

  • Abe to urge Trump to snub Pyongyang’s position on abductions of Japanese when he meets Kim: sources

    Date: 2018-06-05 06:48:40 GMT - Japan - World - SN:5 - ID:7430845

    TOKYO, June 5 (MENA) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will urge US President Donald Trump to dismiss Pyongyang’s assertion that the issue of Japanese nationals abducted decades ago has been resolved when he meets with North Korean leader Kim ....

  • Russian court sentences Ukrainian journalist to 12 years in jail for spying

    Date: 2018-06-04 21:57:19 GMT - Russia - World - SN:85 - ID:7430570

    MOSCOW, June 4 (MENA) - A court in the Russian capital has convicted a Ukrainian journalist of spying and sentenced him to 12 years in prison, ABC News reported on Monday. Roman Sushchenko, a correspondent Ukrinform, Ukraine's state news agency, ....

  • Global-PRNewswire(5):Miami International Holdings Reports Record Activity for May 2018; MIAX Exchange Group Sets New Daily and Monthly Records

    Date: 2018-06-04 16:32:41 GMT - USA - World - SN:78 - ID:7430473

    Dear subscribers, following is a global bulletin published for PR ‎Newswire:‎ PRINCETON, New Jersey, June 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Miami International Holdings, Inc. today reported the May 2018 trading activity for its two fully electronic options ....

  • Trump says he has 'absolute right' to pardon himself

    Date: 2018-06-04 15:00:56 GMT - USA - World - SN:68 - ID:7430201

    WASHINGTON, June 4 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump declared that he has the authority to pardon himself in any Russia investigation. This question of pardoning has come up over the past few months as special counsel Robert Mueller and his ....

  • Putin signs law on sanctions against unfriendly states

    Date: 2018-06-04 13:08:09 GMT - Russia - World - SN:45 - ID:7429907

    MOSCOW, June 4 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a law on countermeasures against unfriendly actions of the United States and other foreign countries, TASS news agency reported on Monday. According to the document, the government ....

  • Death toll from Kabul suicide bombing rises to 14

    Date: 2018-06-04 11:12:04 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:27 - ID:7429615

    KABUL, June 4 (MENA) - The death toll from a suicide bombing targeting a gathering of Afghanistan's top clerics on Monday in Kabul rose to 14, Tolo News reported. Kabul police spokesman Hashmat Stanikzai said that 17 persons were also injured ....

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