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  • 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 ....

  • Explosion targets vehicle in Kabul, no casualties reported: officials

    Date: 2017-06-14 19:32:32 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:90 - ID:6855289

    KABUL, June 14 (MENA) - An explosion took place in Kabul city on Wednesday but the security officials are saying that no one was hurt in the incident. The Ministry of Interior (MoI) acting spokesman Najib Danish confirmed the incident has taken ....

  • Death toll of London fire rises to 12

    Date: 2017-06-14 16:35:42 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:83 - ID:6855127

    LONDON, June 14 (MENA) - The death toll of the huge fire that raged through the night at a west London 24-storey tower block rose to 12 on Wednesday, the UK police said as quoted by the BBC. “This is going to be a long and complex recovery ....

  • Alleged shooter identified as James T. Hodgkinson

    Date: 2017-06-14 16:03:46 GMT - USA - World - SN:79 - ID:6855077

    WASHINGTON, June 14 (MENA) - The man who allegedly opened fire at a congressional baseball practice in Virginia has been identified as James T. Hodgkinson, NBC News reported on Wednesday. Hodgkinson was a 66-year-old man from Belleville, ....

  • Syrian ceasefire joined by 47 settlements in Idlib Province in 24 hours

    Date: 2017-06-14 14:18:16 GMT - Russia - World - SN:57 - ID:6854318

    MOSCOW, June 14 (MENA) - A total of 47 settlements in the Syrian province of Idlib joined the ceasefire in the last 24 hours, at the same time, Russia registered four ceasefire violations in Syria's de-escalation zones, the Russian Defense Ministry ....

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