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  • Pentagon to suspend Turkey's F-35 pilot training

    Date: 2019-06-07 18:04:30 GMT - USA - World - SN:46 - ID:7971205

    WASHINGTON, June 7 (MENA) - Acting US Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan is taking significant steps toward cutting Turkey out of the F-35 fighter jet program over concerns about Ankara’s plans to purchase a Russian missile system. Shanahan ....

  • New York man arrested in alleged Times Square grenade plot

    Date: 2019-06-07 17:09:40 GMT - USA - World - SN:45 - ID:7971197

    WASHINGTON, June 7 (MENA) - A New York man was arrested after allegedly discussing a plot to acquire grenades and detonate them in Times Square, one of midtown Manhattan's most crowded crossroads, Voice of America reported. The man, who lives in ....

  • Four million Venezuelans have fled crisis – UN

    Date: 2019-06-07 16:41:09 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:41 - ID:7971151

    GENEVA, June 7 (MENA) - Four million Venezuelan refugees and migrants have fled an economic and political crisis in their homeland, all but 700,000 of them since the end of 2015, Euronews reported on Friday. The "alarming" figure highlights the ....

  • Chinese president calls for open world economy, green development at SPIEF

    Date: 2019-06-07 15:43:46 GMT - China - World - SN:40 - ID:7971099

    BEIJING/ST PETERSBURG, June 7 (MENA) - Chinese President Xi Jinping here on Friday called for joint efforts in creating an open world economy, people-oriented and inclusive societies, and a beautiful homeland with harmonious coexistence between ....

  • US economy added only 75,000 jobs in May

    Date: 2019-06-07 15:22:53 GMT - USA - World - SN:38 - ID:7971093

    WASHINGTON, June 7 (MENA) - The US economy added only 75,000 jobs in May, a surprisingly low number that was well below what experts had predicted, CNN reported. The unemployment rate remained at 3.6%, however, meaning that joblessness is still ....

  • Boris Johnson wins bid to quash court summons over £350m a week Brexit claim

    Date: 2019-06-07 15:20:35 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:37 - ID:7971029

    LONDON, June 7 (MENA) - Boris Johnson will not appear in court over allegations he committed misconduct in a public office by "misleading the public" about Brexit, after winning a legal challenge, the Independent reported on Friday. His lawyer ....

  • Afghan forces kill 15 Taliban militants in Nerkh district

    Date: 2019-06-07 14:50:50 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:33 - ID:7971072

    KABUL, June 7 (MENA) - The Afghan security forces have killed 15 Taliban militants during an operation in Wardak province, Khaama press reported Friday. The 203rd Thunder Corps in a statement said Thursday that the security forces conducted the ....

  • Russia’s Putin says Huawei is being unceremoniously pushed out of the global market

    Date: 2019-06-07 14:40:53 GMT - Russia - World - SN:32 - ID:7971059

    MOSCOW, June 7 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said Chinese telecom giant Huawei was at risk of being pushed out of the global market, CNBC reported. Speaking at the St Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) on Friday, Putin ....

  • Trial opens in Germany of couple in extremist ricin plot

    Date: 2019-06-07 14:12:59 GMT - Germany - World - SN:30 - ID:7970956

    BERLIN, June 7 (MENA) - A 30-year-old Tunisian and his 43-year-old German wife have gone on trial on charges they were preparing a biological attack in the name of the Daesh group, Fox Nees reported. Sief Allah H. and Yasmin H. are alleged to ....

  • US, Russian warships nearly collide in the Pacific

    Date: 2019-06-07 14:03:21 GMT - USA - World - SN:28 - ID:7971024

    WASHINGTON, June 7 (MENA) The United States and Russian navies are at odds over an apparent near collision in the Pacific Friday with each side blaming the other, CNN reported. The US and Russian warships came somewhere between 50 feet and 165 ....

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