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  • Khan and Xi discuss bilateral ties during SCO summit

    Date: 2019-06-14 11:04:01 GMT - Kyrgyzstan - World - SN:22 - ID:7979987

    BISHKEK, June 14 (MENA) - Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan and Chinese President Xi Jinping discussed bilateral ties and international issues on Friday at a meeting on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit in ....

  • 2 militants killed in encounter in Jammu & Kashmir's Pulwama district

    Date: 2019-06-14 10:05:39 GMT - India - World - SN:20 - ID:7979999

    NEW DELHI, June 14 (MENA) - Two militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Friday, Indian newspaper the Economic Times quoted police as saying. According to a police official, security ....

  • Trump tweets: White House press secretary to leave her post this month

    Date: 2019-06-13 22:30:57 GMT - USA - World - SN:98 - ID:7979653

    WASHINGTON, June 13 (MENA) - White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders will leave her position at the end of the month, capping a tumultuous tenure as the President's chief spokeswoman in which she largely redefined the role, CNN ....

  • US amb. to UN decries attacks on oil tankers in Gulf of Oman

    Date: 2019-06-13 22:19:06 GMT - USA - World - SN:96 - ID:7979609

    NEW YORK, June 13 (MENA) – US ambassador to the United Nations Jonathan Cohen has denounced the targeting of two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, VOA reported Thursday. He condemned the attacks during a Security Council meeting about the region, ....

  • Daesh bomber kills 9 in eastern Afghanistan

    Date: 2019-06-13 20:30:55 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:91 - ID:7979576

    KABUL, June 13 (MENA) – A suicide blast has killed at least nine people and wounded 13 at a police checkpoint in eastern Afghanistan, VOA reported Thursday. Provincial officials said security personnel and civilians are among the victims of the ....

  • Pompeo says intelligence points to Iran in tanker attack in Gulf of Oman

    Date: 2019-06-13 19:57:08 GMT - USA - World - SN:88 - ID:7979561

    WASHINGTON, June 13 (MENA) – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday that intelligence reviewed by American officials showed that Iran was responsible for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, a critical waterway for the transit of ....

  • EU urges ‘restraint’ after tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman

    Date: 2019-06-13 15:46:36 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:67 - ID:7979016

    BRUSSELS, June 13 (MENA) - The European Union (EU) on Thursday called for "maximum restraint" to avoid escalation after two tankers were reportedly attacked in the Gulf of Oman, forcing their crews to evacuate the vessels. The incident, the ....

  • Pakistan condemns terrorist attack on Abha airport

    Date: 2019-06-13 14:55:02 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:60 - ID:7978885

    ISLAMABAD, June 13 (MENA) - Pakistan strongly condemned the terrorist attack on Saudi Arabia's Abha International Airport with a hostile projectile launched by the Houthi militia on Monday morning. The attack left 26 civilians injured, including ....

  • Japanese ship attacked in Strait of Hormuz

    Date: 2019-06-13 10:31:54 GMT - Japan - World - SN:29 - ID:7978525

    TOKYO, June 13 (MENA) - Industry Minister Hiroshige Seko said Thursday at least one Japanese tanker was attacked around the Strait of Hormuz, Japanese news agency Kyodo news reported. The ship is operated by Tokyo-based Kokuka Sangyo Co., ....

  • Putin: Russia-US relations are getting 'worse and worse'

    Date: 2019-06-13 07:59:14 GMT - Russia - World - SN:17 - ID:7978330

    MOSCOW, June 13 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said in an interview published on Thursday that relations between Moscow and Washington were getting "worse and worse", noting that the current US administration had imposed dozens of ....

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