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  • Macron's party tops 1st round of France's elections

    Date: 2017-06-11 19:29:24 GMT - France - World - SN:66 - ID:6850450

    PARIS, June 11 (MENA) - French President Emmanuel Macron’s party has topped round one of France's legislative polls with 32.2% of the vote, ahead of conservatives (21.5%) and the far right (14%), according to an Ipsos estimate for France 24. The ....

  • French FM on working visit to Algeria Monday

    Date: 2017-06-11 16:10:38 GMT - Algeria - World - SN:52 - ID:6850331

    ALGIERS, June 11 (MENA) - French Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs Jean-Yves Le Drian will pay a working visit to Algeria on Monday and Tuesday, said Sunday a communiqué of the Foreign Ministry. In a statement Sunday, the ministry said that ....

  • Sessions to appear before Senate panel probing Russian links to election

    Date: 2017-06-11 10:22:13 GMT - USA - World - SN:17 - ID:6849473

    WASHINGTON, June 11 (MENA) - US Attorney General Jeff Sessions told Congress Saturday he will testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee investigating Russian interference in last year’s presidential election, VOA reported Sunday. Sessions ....

  • French voters head to polls for parliamentary elections amid intensive security measures

    Date: 2017-06-11 08:20:38 GMT - France - World - SN:12 - ID:6849394

    PARIS, June 11 (MENA) - Voting has begun in mainland France in the first round of its parliamentary election amid intensive security measures in anticipation of any terror attacks, Franch 24 reported. Surveys suggest the new party of President ....

  • Mastermind behind Tehran twin attacks killed: Iranian Intelligence Ministry

    Date: 2017-06-10 21:42:28 GMT - Iran - World - SN:66 - ID:6849244

    TEHRAN, June 10 (MENA) - The Iranian Intelligence Ministry has announced that the mastermind behind the Tehran terrorist attacks has been killed, Press TV reported. During a televised interview on Saturday, Iranian Intelligence Minister Mahmoud ....

  • No indication of terror attack in Amsterdam Central Station incident, police say

    Date: 2017-06-10 21:34:59 GMT - Netherlands - World - SN:65 - ID:6849240

    AMSTERDAM, June 10 (MENA) – A motorist drove into pedestrians in Amsterdam Saturday and injured eight people, according to police who said there was “no indication whatsoever” the incident was a terrorist attack, Fox News reported. Amsterdam police ....

  • 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 ....

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