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  • Car strikes pedestrians outside Amsterdam station, 5 injured

    Date: 2017-06-10 20:28:53 GMT - Netherlands - World - SN:61 - ID:6849202

    AMSTERDAM, June 10 (MENA) – A car struck five pedestrians outside Amsterdam's main railway station, the Daily Mail quoted police spokeswoman Marjolein Koek as saying on Saturday. "There is no indication whatsoever that this is a terrorist ....

  • Lavrov, Tillerson agree Qatar crisis should be resolved through talks

    Date: 2017-06-10 20:13:02 GMT - Russia - World - SN:59 - ID:6849183

    MOSCOW, June 10 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov during a phone conversation with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Saturday stressed the need to settle Qatar crisis through negotiations, the parties expressed readiness to ....

  • 1,000 migrants rescued in Mediterranean; 2 dead

    Date: 2017-06-10 20:05:52 GMT - Spain - World - SN:58 - ID:6849167

    CAIRO, June 10 (MENA) – Two migrants died in the Mediterranean Sea on Saturday during a rescue operation that saved more than 1,000 others who were attempting the dangerous crossing to Europe, a Spanish aid group was quoted by ABC News as ....

  • 6 killed, 3 missing in heavy rains in China

    Date: 2017-06-10 19:21:13 GMT - China - World - SN:56 - ID:6849115

    BEIJING, June 10 (MENA) - At least six persons were killed and three others reported missing after torrential rains lashed southern parts of China, Xinhua quoted local officials as saying Saturday. Heavy rains, coupled with windstorms, caused ....

  • Theresa May's top two aides quit

    Date: 2017-06-10 15:53:02 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:47 - ID:6849029

    LONDON, June 10 (MENA) - Prime Minister Theresa May's two closest advisers have quit after the Conservatives failed to win a majority of MPs in the general election, the BBC reported. The BBC understands the PM was warned she faced a leadership ....

  • 'We want to do it quickly': Angela Merkel says EU is ready for Brexit negotiations

    Date: 2017-06-10 14:52:17 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:42 - ID:6848892

    LONDON, June 10 (MENA) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said Brexit negotiations should go ahead as scheduled in nine days' time - despite the UK being plunged into political turmoil by the General Election, The Telegraph reported. The ....

  • Spanish victim of London attacks died of stab to the back

    Date: 2017-06-10 13:30:00 GMT - Spain - World - SN:34 - ID:6848825

    MADRID, June 10 (MENA) - A British autopsy has concluded that Ignacio Echeverria, the Spaniard who confronted assailants during last weekend's attacks in London, died after being stabbed in the back, Spain's Foreign Ministry said. A Foreign ....

  • 13 Philippine marines killed in fighting with militants

    Date: 2017-06-10 11:17:23 GMT - Philippines - World - SN:24 - ID:6848626

    MANILA, June 10 (MENA) - Thirteen Philippine marines were killed in fierce fighting with militants allied with the Daesh group who have laid siege to a southern city of Marawi for nearly three weeks, the military said Saturday. Spokesman for the ....

  • 3 killed, 9 injured in Afghan mosque shooting

    Date: 2017-06-10 08:15:11 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:9 - ID:6848397

    KABUL, June 10 (MENA) - The Afghan Interior Ministry said at least three civilians had been shot and killed by gunmen inside a mosque in eastern Afghanistan, according to Baajafak" news agency. In a statement released Saturday the ministry said ....

  • Canadian ships dispatched to rescue storm-battered racing yachts

    Date: 2017-06-10 07:49:57 GMT - Canada - World - SN:8 - ID:6848378

    OTTAWA, June 10 (MENA) - Canada has dispatched several ships and planes to assist in a daring ocean rescue of three racing yachts that are being hammered by a massive storm in the mid-Atlantic, CTV news channel reported. According to Major Rhonda ....

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