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  • Key Macron ally François Bayrou quits French government

    Date: 2017-06-21 07:14:55 GMT - France - World - SN:12 - ID:6863617

    PARIS, June 21 (MENA) - French Justice Minister Francois Bayrou is leaving the government and will not be part of the next one after a reshuffle expected later on Wednesday, France 24 reported. "I have taken a decision not to be part of the next ....

  • Russia says ready to send tourists into space

    Date: 2017-06-20 21:55:40 GMT - Russia - World - SN:75 - ID:6863437

    MOSCOW, June 20 (MENA) – Director General of the Russian company Glavkosmos said Tuesday that the company, under the support of the Roscosmos state corporation, is ready to provide orbital flights on board the Soyuz spacecraft, with docking at the ....

  • US strikes on Syrian jet, drone mean 'open complicity with terrorists' – Moscow

    Date: 2017-06-20 21:52:23 GMT - Russia - World - SN:74 - ID:6863337

    MOSCOW, June 20 (MENA) - Russia accused the US-led coalition of complicity with terrorism after downing a drone operated by pro-regime forces in southern Syria, Sputnik news agency reported. Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said on Tuesday ....

  • Inter-agency humanitarian convoy delivers aid to Syria’s Harasta - UN

    Date: 2017-06-20 21:51:12 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:73 - ID:6863311

    GENEVA, June 20 (MENA) – An inter-agency humanitarian convoy successfully delivered aid for the first time since October 29, 2016 to the besieged East Harasta in Syria after an attempted delivery on Saturday was attacked, Office of the Spokesman of ....

  • Suicide bomber shot dead in Belgium

    Date: 2017-06-20 21:28:47 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:70 - ID:6863457

    BRUSSELS, June 20 (MENA) - Belgian police on Tuesday gunned down a suicide bomber, who was wearing an explosives belt at Brussels Central Station. The station was evacuated following the attack, the police said. (MENA) M I E/M A F ....

  • 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, ....

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