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  • Philippines halts workers’ deployment to Qatar

    Date: 2017-06-06 10:10:41 GMT - Philippines - World - SN:17 - ID:6843226

    MANILA, June 6 (MENA) - The Philippines on Tuesday halted the deployment of workers to Qatar as the gas-rich Gulf state grappled with a diplomatic crisis after its neighbors cut ties with Doha, The Star reported. Labor chief Silvestre Bello said ....

  • Special PIA flights to bring back Pakistani pilgrims from Doha

    Date: 2017-06-06 10:00:23 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:14 - ID:6843199

    ISLAMABAD, June 6 (MENA) - Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) will be operating special flights to Doha to bring back Pakistani pilgrims stranded there, Dawn news reported. In a statement issued on Monday, PIA CEO Nayyar Hayat had directed ....

  • Large cooperation opportunities with Egypt in several domains: Lithuanian amb.

    Date: 2017-06-06 09:49:20 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:12 - ID:6843060

    CAIRO, June 6 (MENA) – Lithuanian Ambassador in Cairo Arvydas Daunoravičius asserted that there are large cooperation opportunities with Egypt in several domains including education, information technology, communication, organic biology, chemical ....

  • China denies military choppers violation of India's airspace

    Date: 2017-06-06 07:20:39 GMT - China - World - SN:8 - ID:6842969

    BEIJING, June 6 (MENA) - China's Foreign Ministry on June 5 dismissed reports claiming that Chinese military helicopters had violated India’s airspace, saying that the Chinese military was just carrying out regular border patrols, The People's Daily ....

  • British police makes fresh raids in east London

    Date: 2017-06-05 13:27:18 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:60 - ID:6842118

    LONDON, June 5 (MENA) - Counter terrorism police have made two fresh raids on addresses in east London in connection with Saturday's deadly terror attack in the capital. The Metropolitan Police said officers entered properties in Newham and ....

  • 106th round of ILC kicks off in Geneva

    Date: 2017-06-05 13:14:59 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:55 - ID:6842030

    GENEVA, June 5 (MENA) - The 106th round of the International Labor Conference (ILC) kicked off here Monday and will run till June 16. The event witnesses the participation of about 4,000 persons from around the world as they represent the three ....

  • Oil prices jump amid Qatar diplomatic rift

    Date: 2017-06-05 09:37:31 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:27 - ID:6841551

    LONDON, June 5 (MENA) - Oil prices have risen after a political rift in the Middle East escalated with Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates severing ties with Qatar, Sky News reported. As a result, Brent crude, which is a ....

  • Pakistan has no plans to cut off ties with Qatar

    Date: 2017-06-05 08:11:54 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:19 - ID:6841416

    ISLAMABAD, June 5 (MENA) - Pakistan has no immediate plans to cut off diplomatic ties with Qatar, a spokesperson for the foreign ministry said on Monday as quoted by Geo News. “[The country] has no such plans,” said Nafees Zakaria, following ....

  • Donald Trump berates London mayor over response to terror attacks

    Date: 2017-06-04 18:47:17 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:47 - ID:6841035

    LONDON, June 4 (MENA) – US President Donald Trump has criticized the mayor of London, hours after seven people were killed and 48 injured in a terror attack in the centre of the city, The Guardian reported. “At least 7 dead and 48 wounded in ....

  • Seoul condemns terror attack in London

    Date: 2017-06-04 18:26:39 GMT - south korea - World - SN:46 - ID:6840979

    SEOUL, June 4 (MENA) - South Korea strongly condemned the apparent terrorist attack in London on Sunday, calling it a barbarous act that is uncivilized and inhumane, Yonhap reported. "We pray for those killed in the terrorist attack and offer our ....

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