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  • 7 dead, 59 injured in China kindergarten blast

    Date: 2017-06-15 15:08:22 GMT - China - World - SN:56 - ID:6856467

    BEIJING, June 15 (MENA) - An explosion at a kindergarten in eastern China on Thursday killed at least seven people and injured dozens of others, authorities said, as state media published images showing bloodied and unconscious victims, according to ....

  • Putin notes Syria operation provided Russian military with invaluable combat experience

    Date: 2017-06-15 14:39:59 GMT - Russia - World - SN:53 - ID:6856417

    MOSCOW, June 15 (MENA) - Advanced Russian weapons systems were put to the test during combat missions in Syria and the experience from their use is invaluable, Russian President Vladimir Putin said during his annual televised Q&A session. "It has ....

  • Lesotho Prime Minister Thomas Thabane's wife shot dead

    Date: 2017-06-15 14:33:37 GMT - Lesotho - World - SN:52 - ID:6856422

    MASERU, June 15 (MENA) - The estranged wife of incoming Lesotho Prime Minister Thomas Thabane has been shot dead two days before his inauguration. Lipolelo Thabane, 58, was travelling home with a friend when both women were shot by an unknown ....

  • Blast rocks kindergarten in China

    Date: 2017-06-15 12:46:11 GMT - China - World - SN:38 - ID:6856158

    BEIJING, June 15 (MENA) - An explosion rocked a kindergarten in eastern China on Thursday, leaving casualties, Xinhua reported. The blast occurred near the nursery, according to the Fengxian county government in Jiangsu province. (MENA) S R E/D ....

  • Trump’s decision to delegate Afghan war decisions to the Pentagon sparks scrutiny

    Date: 2017-06-15 11:24:20 GMT - USA - World - SN:28 - ID:6855865

    WASHINGTON, June 15 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump’s decision to delegate authority to the Pentagon to set troop levels in Afghanistan has raised concerns that a few thousand additional troops expected to deploy soon could be just the beginning ....

  • US not to repeat past mistakes in Afghanistan: Mattis

    Date: 2017-06-15 10:12:26 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:18 - ID:6855735

    KBAUL, June 15 (MENA) - United States Secretary of Defense James Mattis has said the United States will not repeat the mistakes occurred in the past in Afghanistan, the Afghan news agency Khaama Press reported. In a statement released after new ....

  • Putin likes Trump for his readiness to restore relations with Moscow

    Date: 2017-06-15 09:09:11 GMT - Russia - World - SN:13 - ID:6855637

    MOSCOW, June 15 (MENA) - Russia likes US President Donald Trump, because he spoke about his readiness to restore relations with Moscow, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in an interview with US filmmaker Oliver Stone. The Russian news agency ....

  • Global-PRNewswire(6):ALTAVE and Airstar Aerospace join forces to lead global market of tethered aerostats

    Date: 2017-06-14 22:23:35 GMT - Brazil - World - SN:103 - ID:6855392

    SAO JOSE DOS CAMPOS, Brazil, June 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/MENA/ -- ALTAVE – a Brazilian leading developer and manufacturer of aerostat based solutions – and Airstar Aerospace – a French leading designer and manufacturer of stratospheric and tethered ....

  • Al-Shabab group claims responsibility for killing 9 at Somalia restaurant

    Date: 2017-06-14 21:09:39 GMT - Somalia - World - SN:96 - ID:6855322

    MOGADISHU, Somalia, Jun 14 (MENA) – Somali Al-Shabab militant group claimed responsibility for an attack that killed nine people in the capital city of Mogadishu on Wednesday, the ABC News reported. Gunmen posing as military forces were holding ....

  • Pakistan providing sustenance to terrorism, India tells UN Human Rights Council

    Date: 2017-06-14 20:17:49 GMT - India - World - SN:93 - ID:6855312

    NEW DELHI, June 14 (MENA) - India on Wednesday slammed Pakistan for providing "sustenance" to the scourge of terrorism in Kashmir. Responding to Pakistan's statement at the 35th session of at the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC), India accused ....

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