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  • Portugal plane crashes while putting out fire

    Date: 2017-06-20 21:07:11 GMT - Portugal - World - SN:68 - ID:6863304

    LISBON, June 20 (MENA) - A water-bombing plane said to have been flown by a British pilot has crashed while fighting the devastating forest fires which have killed dozens in Portugal, the Daily Mail reported Tuesday. A loud explosion was heard in ....

  • Explosion in Afghanistan leaves judge dead, 3 civilians wounded

    Date: 2017-06-20 14:33:49 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:50 - ID:6862973

    KABUL, July 20 (MENA) - An explosion took place in Jalalabad city, the provincial capital of eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan earlier today, leaving at least four people dead and wounded, Khaama Press reported. The incident took place in ....

  • Malaysia condemns mosque attack in London

    Date: 2017-06-20 14:28:20 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:47 - ID:6862482

    KUALA LUMPUR, June 20 (MENA) - Malaysia condemned on Monday the terror attack that targeted Muslim worshipers near Finsbury Park in northern London, killing one person and injuring 10 other according to the latest reports. Malaysian Ministry of ....

  • 70% of Americans trust government to protect them from terrorism - Poll

    Date: 2017-06-20 12:36:39 GMT - USA - World - SN:39 - ID:6862609

    WASHINGTON, June 20 (MENA) - Seventy percent of Americans have "a great deal" or "a fair amount" of confidence in the US government to protect its citizens from future acts of terrorism according to a new Gallup poll, The Washington Times reported ....

  • French defense minister quits over new EU fake jobs inquiry

    Date: 2017-06-20 10:21:56 GMT - France - World - SN:25 - ID:6862499

    PARIS, June 20 (MENA) - French Defense Minister Sylvie Goulard announced her resignation on Tuesday over a fake jobs scandal that has hit her small centrist MoDem party, allied with President Emmanuel Macron's party, France 24 reported. Goulard, ....

  • Putin, Brazilian president to discuss economic cooperation

    Date: 2017-06-20 10:19:52 GMT - Russia - World - SN:24 - ID:6862384

    MOSCOW, June 20 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin will have talks Wednesday with his Brazilian counterpart Michel Temer on boosting economic cooperation between the two countries, according to the Kremlin press office. In the statement ....

  • Moon deplores North Korea's rights violations after U.S. student's death

    Date: 2017-06-20 08:29:56 GMT - south korea - World - SN:13 - ID:6862286

    SEOUL, June 20 (MENA) - South Korean President Moon Jae-in deplored North Korea's human rights violations Tuesday, expressing condolences to the family of a US student who died following 17 months of captivity in the communist North, the Korean news ....

  • Death of detained U-Va. student could lead to North Korea travel ban

    Date: 2017-06-20 08:20:11 GMT - USA - World - SN:12 - ID:6862287

    WASHINGTON, June 20 (MENA) - Otto Warmbier, 22, was in a coma when he was returned to his family in Ohio last week after being held in North Korea for nearly a year and a half after he allegedly tried to steal a propaganda poster. His death on ....

  • UN official: Increase in refugees, asylum seekers proves 'disheartening failure of international diplomacy'

    Date: 2017-06-20 08:08:45 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:11 - ID:6862281

    GENEVA, June 2 (MENA) - UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi said the increase in the number of refugees and asylum seekers proved a disheartening failure of international diplomacy, the BBC reported Tuesday. "The world seems to have ....

  • US responds to Russian threat after shoot-down of Syrian jet

    Date: 2017-06-19 21:54:04 GMT - USA - World - SN:85 - ID:6862117

    WASHINGTON, June 19 (MENA) - US pilots operating over Syria won't hesitate to defend themselves from Russian threats, a Pentagon spokesperson said Monday in the latest escalation between the two superpowers since a US jet shot down a Syrian aircraft ....

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