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  • Trump orders clampdown on Cuba travel and trade, curbing Obama detente

    Date: 2017-06-16 19:20:29 GMT - USA - World - SN:53 - ID:6857802

    WASHINGTON, June 16 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump on Friday ordered tighter restrictions on Americans traveling to Cuba and a clampdown on US business dealings with the island's military, saying he was canceling former President Barack Obama's ....

  • Lavrov surprised by Tillerson's concern over Russia-Turkey rapprochement

    Date: 2017-06-16 19:18:29 GMT - Russia - World - SN:52 - ID:6857792

    MOSCOW, June 16 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov was surprised by concern of the US colleague Rex Tillerson over rapprochement between Russia and Turkey, RIA Novosti reported. According to the Russian Minister, he does not see any ....

  • Taliban rejects report on Kandahar bombing

    Date: 2017-06-16 17:56:31 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:47 - ID:6857720

    KABUL, June 16 (MENA) - The Taliban group in Afghanistan rejected the reports regarding the deadly Kandahar bombing that left several people dead, including high level officials from Afghanistan and the United Arab Emirates, Khaama Press ....

  • US, China to hold 1st diplomatic, security dialogue in Washington next week

    Date: 2017-06-16 17:02:37 GMT - China - World - SN:45 - ID:6857729

    BEJING, June 16 (MENA) - China and the US will hold their first diplomatic and security dialogue next week in Washington. Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi will co-chair the dialogue with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Secretary of ....

  • German ex-chancellor Helmut Kohl dies at 87

    Date: 2017-06-16 16:24:39 GMT - Germany - World - SN:41 - ID:6857704

    BERLIN, June 16 (MENA) - Helmut Kohl, Germany's ex-chancellor and architect of reunification in 1990, has died at 87, the BBC reported Friday. Kohl led Germany for 16 years (from 1982 to 1998). He is credited with bringing East and West Germany ....

  • Afghan authorities accuse US forces of murdering civilian, 2 kids

    Date: 2017-06-16 15:47:12 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:38 - ID:6857583

    KABUL, June 16 (MENA) - Afghan authorities on Friday accused US forces of killing a civilian and his two sons. An Afghan police source said American troops opened fire on the three civilians after their vehicle struck a roadside bomb in Nangarhar ....

  • Man held by police outside parliament in London

    Date: 2017-06-16 12:26:39 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:29 - ID:6857370

    LONDON, June 16 (MENA) - A man was brought down with a Taser outside the Palace of Westminster after he reached for a knife when approached by officers, Scotland Yard has said. A bearded man, wearing black trousers and a grey sweatshirt, was seen ....

  • UN says aid to 9 million Syrian children is in peril

    Date: 2017-06-16 12:25:28 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:28 - ID:6857306

    CAIRO, June 16 (MENA) - The UN children's agency is warning that a critical funding shortfall is threatening aid to 9 million Syrian children, both in their country and among the refugees in neighboring states, ABC News reported. “This is the ....

  • Trump to limit Cuba travel, restrict business deals with military - US officials

    Date: 2017-06-16 08:27:36 GMT - USA - World - SN:14 - ID:6857028

    WASHINGTON, June 16 (MENA) - President Donald Trump on Friday will announce a plan to tighten rules on Americans traveling to Cuba and significantly restrict US companies from doing business with Cuban enterprises controlled by the military, senior ....

  • US Vice President Pence hires lawyer for Russia probes

    Date: 2017-06-16 08:12:13 GMT - USA - World - SN:12 - ID:6857002

    WASHINGTON, June 16 (MENA) - US Vice President Mike Pence has hired a lawyer known for defending government officials in high-profile investigations to help him with probes into whether there were ties between the election campaign of US President ....

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