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  • FM says Seoul has no plan to reverse THAAD deployment

    Date: 2017-06-26 09:04:11 GMT - south korea - World - SN:13 - ID:6869843

    SEOUL, June 26 (MENA) - South Korea will not reverse the planned deployment of an advanced US missile defense system, its top diplomat said Monday, reiterating the government's stance apparently aimed at easing uncertainty surrounding the agreement ....

  • Russia's FSB: Plotters of St. Petersburg metro attack used Telegram More:

    Date: 2017-06-26 08:43:21 GMT - Russia - World - SN:12 - ID:6869835

    MOSCOW, June 26 (MENA) - Russia's intelligence service FSB fixes total use by members of secret terrorist groups of messengers, and most actively they use the Telegram messenger, the service's PR Department told TASS on Monday. "The Federal ....

  • Poroshenko says US State Secretary, UN & NATO Secretaries General will visit Kiev in July

    Date: 2017-06-26 08:18:03 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:10 - ID:6869817

    KIEV, June 26 (MENA) - Ukrainian President Pyotr Poroshenko has announced visits to Ukraine by US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres in July, TASS News Agency ....

  • 5.5-magnitude earthquake hits Pakistan's north-eastern cities; no casualties

    Date: 2017-06-26 07:46:50 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:8 - ID:6869797

    ISLAMABAD, June 26 (MENA) - A 5.5-magnitude earthquake hits Pakistan's north-eastern cities on Monday, no reports of any casualties. Numerous cities in the country’s north-eastern region experienced earthquake tremors early Monday morning – the ....

  • Pakistani PM visits Bahawal Victoria Hospital; briefed on fire tragedy

    Date: 2017-06-26 06:27:34 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:6 - ID:6869735

    ISLAMABAD, June 26 (MENA) – Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif reached Bahawalpur Monday morning to condole with families of the oil tanker fire victims. According to Geo News, Sharif, accompanied by his wife Kulsoom Nawaz and brother Punjab ....

  • Colombia boat sinking: Six killed, 16 missing

    Date: 2017-06-26 06:16:44 GMT - Colombia - World - SN:5 - ID:6869737

    BOGOTA, June 26 (MENA) - At least six people died when a passenger boat sank on a reservoir in north-western Colombia, the BBC quoted officials as saying. They said that 133 people were rescued, but 16 are still missing after the four-deck ....

  • Trump ends White House tradition of celebrating Ramadan with iftar dinner

    Date: 2017-06-25 15:09:08 GMT - USA - World - SN:39 - ID:6869445

    WASHINGTON, June 25 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump’s government has not held an iftar dinner for the end of Ramadan, breaking a Muslim tradition held at the White House for more than two centuries, Washington Post reported Sunday. The iftar ....

  • 149 burnt to death as oil tanker catches fire in Pakistan's Bahawalpur

    Date: 2017-06-25 12:28:38 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:33 - ID:6869250

    ISLAMABAD, June 25 (MENA) - At least 149 people were burnt to death and scores injured after an oil tanker caught fire in Bahawalpur's Ahmedpur East town on Sunday morning, officials said. More than 117 people were reported injured. The injured ....

  • Six hurt as car strikes crowd in Newcastle Eid celebration

    Date: 2017-06-25 10:18:57 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:25 - ID:6869179

    LONDON, June 25 (MENA) - Six people, including two children, were injured when a car ploughed into a crowd of people outside a sports centre in Newcastle, the BBC reported. It happened at about 09:14 BST outside Westgate Sports Centre where an ....

  • 10 Afghan policemen killed by Taliban

    Date: 2017-06-25 10:11:16 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:23 - ID:6869169

    KABUL, June 25 (MENA) - Ten policemen were killed and four others injured on Sunday when Taliban militants attacked a checkpost in Afghanistan's Herat province, Russian Today reported. “A group of Taliban militants attacked the checkpoint near ....

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