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  • Snap presidential elections kick off in Kazakhstan

    Date: 2019-06-09 05:53:40 GMT - Kazakhstan - World - SN:2 - ID:7972398

    NUR-SULTAN, June 9 (MENA) - Snap presidential elections kicked off in Kazakhstan on Sunday to elect a new president to replace resigned leader Nursultan Nazarbayev. Some 9,968 polling stations have been opened countrywide and abroad, according to ....

  • EU never renegotiate Brexit agreement - Michel Barnier

    Date: 2019-06-08 22:01:35 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:43 - ID:7972310

    LONDON, June 8 (MENA) - The European Union's Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier said the next prime minister will fail in any attempt to renegotiate the Brexit deal, before warning the new leader's choice is to accept the agreement, cancel Brexit or ....

  • G20 trade talks kick off in Japan

    Date: 2019-06-08 20:57:39 GMT - Japan - World - SN:41 - ID:7972309

    TOKYO, June 8 (MENA) - Ministers in charge of trade and digital economy from G20 countries will discuss trade issues on Sunday, the second day of their meeting in Tsukuba, north of Tokyo. As the chair country of the meeting, Japan is hoping to ....

  • Ukraine grounds 5 Russian aircraft over 'violation of flight rules'

    Date: 2019-06-08 14:56:03 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:28 - ID:7972054

    KIEV, June 8 (MENA) - The Podolsky District Court of Kyiv has grounded five Antonov An-124 Ruslan aircraft owned by Russian Volga-Dnepr Antonov over violation of flight rules. "Within the criminal proceedings under art. 281 of the Criminal Code ....

  • US leaves door open to China on trade talks at G20

    Date: 2019-06-08 14:11:59 GMT - Japan - World - SN:25 - ID:7971966

    TOKYO, June 8, (MENA) - The United States is open to further negotiations with China on their ongoing trade battle but any potential deal will wait until the two leaders meet at the end of the month, Japan Today reported, quoting Washington's top ....

  • Afghanistan: 15 killed in Taliban attack on Ghor

    Date: 2019-06-08 09:51:12 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:11 - ID:7971569

    KABUL, June 8 (MENA) - At least 15 members of the public uprising forces and civilians were killed in a Taliban attack on western Ghor province on Friday night, Tolo News quoted a member of Ghor Provincial Council as saying on Saturday. The clash ....

  • 4 Pakistan soldiers killed in IED blast

    Date: 2019-06-08 07:57:29 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:7 - ID:7971447

    ISLAMABAD, June 8 (MENA) - Four Pakistani soldiers were killed on Friday when their vehicle hit an improvised explosive device (IED) North Waziristan, Radio Free Europe reported. A military statement said four other soldiers were injured in the ....

  • 22 Taliban militants killed, injured in Afghan security operation

    Date: 2019-06-08 07:36:16 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:6 - ID:7971446

    KABUL, June 8 (MENA) - The Afghan forces inflicted heavy casualties on Taliban militants during an operation in central Logar province, Khaama Press news agency reported on Saturday. The Ministry of Interior in a statement said that the operation ....

  • IAEA urges nuclear-derived techniques to protect oceans

    Date: 2019-06-07 21:02:37 GMT - Austria - World - SN:51 - ID:7971309

    VIENNA, June 7 (MENA) - The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) celebrated on Friday World Oceans Day, calling for using nuclear-derived technique to protect them. In a statement, the IAEA said "oceans contain half of the oxygen we breathe ....

  • UN chief, Lavrov discuss Syria, Venezuela, Ukraine

    Date: 2019-06-07 19:15:19 GMT - Russia - World - SN:48 - ID:7971275

    MOSCOW, June 7 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres discuss4ed the situation in Syria, Venezuela and Donbass on the sidelines of the ongoing St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, the ....

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