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  • US sanctions Iraq-based company, says it backs Iran's IRGC

    Date: 2019-06-12 21:15:56 GMT - USA - World - SN:97 - ID:7978045

    WASHINGTON, June 12 (MENA) – The United States on Wednesday sanctioned an Iraqi company and two of its associates, which it said had helped Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps-Quds force evade sanctions by smuggling hundreds of millions of ....

  • Hostilities between US, North Korea will take time to melt away: Moon

    Date: 2019-06-12 18:11:47 GMT - south korea - World - SN:86 - ID:7977771

    SEOUL, June 12 (MENA) - Lasting peace on the Korean Peninsula means complete demolition of the residue of the Cold War in Northeast Asia, KBS World Radio quoted South Korean President Moon Jae-in as saying Wednesday. Moon made his remark in a ....

  • Afghanistan, US have coordination on peace: Ghani

    Date: 2019-06-12 16:49:18 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:78 - ID:7977767

    KABUL, June 12 (MENA) - Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said there is coordination between Afghanistan and the United States on the ongoing peace process -- which critics say has not made a tangible progress since it first started last year in ....

  • 62nd session of COPUOS kicks off in Vienna

    Date: 2019-06-12 13:21:36 GMT - Austria - World - SN:56 - ID:7977392

    VIENNA, June 12 (MENA) - Proceedings of the 62nd session of the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS) kicked off in Vienna Wednesday. The nine-day event is organized by the United Nations Office for Outer Space ....

  • Taliban militants suffer heavy casualties northern Afghanistan

    Date: 2019-06-12 08:43:10 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:14 - ID:7976799

    KABUL, June 12 (MENA) - Afghan security forces have inflicted heavy casualties on Taliban militants in northern Afghanistan, Khaama Press reported. Informed military sources said Wednesday the Afghan Special Forces killed 16 Taliban fighters in ....

  • Turkish pilots grounded from F-35 training – Pentagon

    Date: 2019-06-12 05:49:08 GMT - USA - World - SN:3 - ID:7976641

    WASHINGTON, June 12 (MENA) - Turkish pilots have been banned from training on F-35s at Luke Air Force Base in Arizona, the Pentagon said as quoted by The Hill newspaper. “The department is aware that the Turkish pilots ... are not flying,” ....

  • Trump says received new letter from Kim Jong Un

    Date: 2019-06-11 19:22:35 GMT - USA - World - SN:77 - ID:7976459

    WASHINGTON, June 11 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump said Tuesday he received a “beautiful” letter from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un amid their apparent impasse on nuclear talks, the Hill reported. Trump called the letter “very warm” and ....

  • Hundreds detained as Kazakhs protest 'rigged' election

    Date: 2019-06-11 10:12:15 GMT - Kazakhstan - World - SN:20 - ID:7975359

    NOR SULTAN, June 11 (MENA) - The Kazakh Interior Ministry said on Tuesday police detained about 200 people on Monday, in addition to 500 held a day earlier over protests which are illegal in the former Soviet republic unless explicitly allowed by ....

  • Lavrov urges Russia, US to adopt joint declaration on avoiding nuclear war

    Date: 2019-06-11 09:05:38 GMT - Russia - World - SN:16 - ID:7975344

    MOSCOW, June 11 (MENA) - The presidents of Russia and the United States should jointly declare that the use of nuclear weapons is unacceptable, TASS quoted Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov as saying during an international forum, the Primakov ....

  • Thai junta chief officially proclaimed prime minister after king's endorsement

    Date: 2019-06-11 08:57:23 GMT - Thailand - World - SN:14 - ID:7975347

    BANGKOK, June 11 (MENA) - Thailand’s junta leader has been officially proclaimed prime minister after the king endorsed Parliament’s vote to allow him to keep the position, ABC News reported. Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha knelt to a portrait of King ....

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