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  • Niger authorities: 52 migrants die during desert crossing

    Date: 2017-06-27 06:21:28 GMT - Niger - World - SN:8 - ID:6870583

    NIAMEY, June 27 (MENA) - Fifty-two migrants have been found dead in the deserts of central Niger, near Séguédine, the BBC reported Tuesday. A group of 75 set out in three vehicles but were abandoned by traffickers, who feared the security ....

  • Russian submarine successfully test-fires Bulava intercontinental missile

    Date: 2017-06-27 06:09:15 GMT - Russia - World - SN:6 - ID:6870574

    MOSCOW, June 27 (MENA) - The Russian Defense Ministry said that the Russian Northern Fleet’s Project 955 underwater missile cruiser Yuri Dolgoruky has successfully test-fired a Bulava missile from the Barents Sea and hit all the designated targets ....

  • Trump says N.Korea threat must be 'dealt with rapidly'

    Date: 2017-06-27 05:52:33 GMT - USA - World - SN:3 - ID:6870562

    WASHINGTON, June 27 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump called on Monday for the threat posed by North Korea’s nuclear and ballistic programs to be "rapidly" tackled, Sky News channel reported Tuesday. "The North Korean regime is causing ....

  • Russian navy test-fires submarine-launched missile

    Date: 2017-06-26 20:37:32 GMT - Russia - World - SN:48 - ID:6870507

    MOSCOW, June 26 (MENA) - The Russian military says it has successfully test-fired a submarine-launched intercontinental ballistic missile, ABC News reported on Monday. The Defense Ministry said the Yuri Dolgoruky nuclear-powered submarine ....

  • Lavrov urges US to prevent provocations against Syrian army

    Date: 2017-06-26 20:34:20 GMT - Russia - World - SN:47 - ID:6870497

    MOSCOW, June 26 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in a telephone conversation with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson urged Washington to take measures to prevent provocations against Syrian government troops, the Russian Foreign ....

  • Pakistan oil tanker blast: Death toll hits 157

    Date: 2017-06-26 19:22:26 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:46 - ID:6870467

    ISLAMABAD, June 26 (MENA) - Pakistan's prime minister cut short a trip abroad to rush to the side of victims of a massive fuel tanker fire as authorities on Monday raised the death toll from the blaze to 157, Fox News said. The truck, carrying ....

  • Suicide bombers kill 9 in Nigerian city of Maiduguri

    Date: 2017-06-26 19:09:55 GMT - Nigeria - World - SN:45 - ID:6870477

    ABUJA, June 26 (MENA) - Suicide bombers killed nine people and wounded 13 others in multiple blasts in northeast Nigeria's Maiduguri, police said on Monday, the latest in a spate of attacks in the city worst hit by the Islamist militant Boko Haram ....

  • Swede Johan Gustafsson, kidnapped by al-Qaeda, freed after six years

    Date: 2017-06-26 17:03:49 GMT - Sweden - World - SN:43 - ID:6870407

    STOCKHOLM, June 26 (MENA) – Hostage Johan Gustafsson, held by al-Qaeda in Mali since 2011, has been freed, the BBC quoted the Swedish government as saying on Monday. Gustafsson, 42, is being flown back to Sweden from Africa, Sweden's Foreign ....

  • Europe has been working to expose Russian meddling for years - Paper

    Date: 2017-06-26 13:14:14 GMT - USA - World - SN:30 - ID:6870220

    WASHINGTON, June 24 (MENA) - As the United States grapples with the implications of Kremlin interference in American politics, European countries are deploying a variety of bold tactics and tools to expose Russian attempts to sway voters and weaken ....

  • Firefighters make progress on fast-moving Santa Clarita blaze; 14 Freeway is reopened

    Date: 2017-06-26 10:21:14 GMT - USA - World - SN:19 - ID:6869957

    WASHINGTON, June 26 (MENA) - A car crash sparked a fire in Santa Clarita that quickly spread to 750 acres Sunday afternoon and triggered mandatory evacuations in some neighborhoods, Los Angeles Times reported, quoting authorities. At 7 p.m. ....

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