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 2017-06-25 08:49 

Reuters

[ World ]

Brexit commission needed to draw poison from debate: Archbishop... +

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, called on Prime Minister Theresa May on Sunday to set up a cross-party commission to ...

 2017-06-25 08:44 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Headlines in Iranian English-language dailies on June 25... +

Tehran, June 25, IRNA - The following headlines appeared in local English language newspapers on Sunday:...

 2017-06-25 08:43 

Kuwait News Agency

Taliban attack kills 10 policemen in W. Afghanistan... +
 2017-06-25 08:42 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran urges regional states to keep vigilance in fighting terrorism... +

Tehran, June 24, IRNA Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi condemned the failed attempt to carry out terrorist attack in Beituallah al-Haram, saying that the Islamic Republic once again invites all regional nations to keep vigilance and take incessan...

 2017-06-25 08:39 

Press Trust of India

BJP ally to begin pro-farmer exercise from Mandsaur... +

New Delhi, Jun 25 (PTI) BJP ally and farmers' leader RajuShetti has attacked the government for not doing enough forthe community and said he will start a nationwide programmefrom July 7 in Mandsaur, which recently witnessed violentprotests by farmers...

 2017-06-25 08:34 

Reuters Canada

Brexit commission needed to draw poison from debate: Archbishop... +

LONDON (Reuters) - The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, called on Prime Minister Theresa May on Sunday to set up a cross-party commission to draw much of the poison from the debate over Britain's...

 2017-06-25 08:32 

Press Trust of India

AIR to launch FM station in Dehradun soon... +

New Delhi, Jun 25 (PTI) Public broadcaster All IndiaRadio (AIR) will soon launch an FM station in Dehradun, thecapital of Uttarakhand, with an state-of-the-art studio.A government official said Union Information andBroadcasting Minister M Venkaiah Naidu w...

 2017-06-25 08:23 

Central News Agency

Visitors flock to 'octopus' mailboxes in Kaohsiung... +

Taipei, June 25 (CNA) Two mailboxes adorned with ceramic figures in the shape of octopuses have been attracting attention in the fishing village of Keziliao in Kaohsiung....

 2017-06-25 08:18 

Bahrain News Agency

Saudi King performs Eid Al-Fitr prayer at Grand Mosque... +
 2017-06-25 08:18 

Kuwait News Agency

Oil tanker fire kills 120 people in E. Pakistan... +
 2017-06-25 08:12 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Deployment of US Marines in Norway Destabilizes Situation in the North: Russia... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - The US military base de facto set up in Norway is likely to destabilize the situation in the North and to destroy traditions of Russian-Norwegian good neighborhood, Russian Embassy in Oslo wrote on its Facebook account on Saturday....

 2017-06-25 08:12 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Egypt's Sisi Ratifies Deal Ceding Red Sea Islands to Saudi Arabia... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi on Saturday ratified an agreement that cedes sovereignty over two uninhabited Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia, brushing off widespread public criticism of the deal....

 2017-06-25 08:12 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Turkey's Erdogan Backs Qatar, Says Calls to Shut Base 'Disrespectful'... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday he backed Qatar's response to a list of demands issued by Arab states boycotting the Persian Gulf emirate, and said calls for a Turkish military base there to close were disrespec...

 2017-06-25 08:12 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Russia May Have Informed US of IRGC Missile Raid: General... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) US military jets scrambled four minutes after the first missile fired by the IRGC hit its target during a strike against Daesh (ISIL) terrorists in Syria on June 18, a top commander announced, saying Americans may have been informed of th...

 2017-06-25 08:03 

AP

AP analysis shows how gerrymandering benefited GOP in 2016... +

The 2016 presidential contest was awash with charges that the fix was in: Republican Donald Trump repeatedly claimed that the election was rigged against him, while Democrats have accused the Russians of stacking the odds in Trump's favor. Less attention ...

 2017-06-25 08:03 

Reuters Africa

Noves to stay on as France coach despite Bok battering... +

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Guy Noves will stay on as France coach despite the team's 3-0 whitewash by South Africa, the French Rugby Federation said.Saturday's 35-12 loss at Ellis Park was the 11th defeat...

 2017-06-25 08:03 

AFP

Court says Ivanka Trump must testify in knock-off shoes suit... +

President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka must give testimony later this year in a lawsuit against her apparel company, which is accused of lifting designs from a celebrated Italian shoemaker, a US judge ruled.The global network of Agence France Presse...

 2017-06-25 08:01 

MehrNews.com

Iran condoles Pakistan over oil tanker explosion... +

TEHRAN, Jun. 25 (MNA) Iran has forwarded a message of condolences to government and nation of Pakistan over an oil tanker explosion claiming the lives of at least 120 people and injuring 130 on Sunday....

 2017-06-25 07:58 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) Sprinter Kim Kuk-young breaks nat'l 100m record... +

South Korean sprinter Kim Kuk-young broke his own national record in the men's 100m dash on Sunday....

 2017-06-25 07:57 

Reuters Africa

Boks find renewed belief in series sweep of France... +

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's revival in 2017 has been built on their intensity in defence and vigour at the breakdown, which was on display again in the dominant 35-12 victory over France at...

 2017-06-25 07:50 

Reuters Africa

Egypt's Sisi ratifies agreement transferring Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia... +

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has ratified a maritime demarcation agreement that sees his country cede sovereignty over two uninhabited Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia, the...

 2017-06-25 07:50 

Yonhap News

S. Korean lawmaker says time running out to form joint Korean squad for PyeongChang 2018... +

A South Korean lawmaker said Sunday time was running out for the two Koreas to form a join squad at next year's Winter Olympics south of the border, urging political leaders from both sides to make a quick decision....

 2017-06-25 07:49 

IANS

Modi recalls Emergency as darkest time... +

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday recalled the Emergency imposed on the country 42 years ago on June 25, and said it was the darkest time in the history of India....

 2017-06-25 07:49 

IANS

Modi lauds UP village for becoming free of open defection... +

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday congratulated the people of Mubarakpur, a small village in Uttar Pradesh, for becoming free of open defecation and said it was the best example 'Swatchh Bharat' movement....

 2017-06-25 07:49 

IANS

Three soldiers injured in Kashmir gunfight... +

A gunbattle broke out at the Delhi Public School (DPS) in Srinagar in the early hours of Sunday as security forces launched an offensive to flush out the militants who took refuge inside the campus after attacking Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) perso...

 2017-06-25 07:47 

Reuters Africa

Two hundred migrants rescued off Spanish coast... +

BARCELONA (Reuters) - More than 200 migrants found drifting in six dinghies off Spains southern coast were rescued on Saturday, the maritime rescue service said.Three boats were rescued in the Strait...

 2017-06-25 07:44 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

On Korean War anniversary, South urges North to end weapons development... +

South Korea marked the anniversary of the start of the 1950-53 Korean War on Sunday with a call for the North to halt development of its missiles and nuclear programmes. "The North continues provocative military actions ......

 2017-06-25 07:43 

Ynetnews

Turkish President Erdoan faints during Eid al-Fitr prayers due to low blood sugar... +

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoan fainted on Sunday morning during Eid al-Fitr prayers, Turkish media reported. Erdoan passed out because of low blood sugar and is now reportedly feeling better. "I had a little condition about my blood pressure, r...

 2017-06-25 07:42 

Reuters Africa

East Libyan forces claim control of central Benghazi neighbourhood... +

BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) - East Libyan forces said they had gained control on Saturday over one of two remaining districts of Benghazi where they faced armed resistance.The advance in the central Souq...

 2017-06-25 07:36 

Yonhap News

Gov't mulls raising diesel prices to curb fine dust... +

The government is considering a move to raise the price of diesel fuel with the aim of reducing fine dust emissions, government sources said Sunday....

 2017-06-25 07:34 

Reuters Africa

Olympic champs Rudisha, Kipruto lead Kenya team to London... +

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya's Olympic 800 metres champion David Rudisha, world 400m hurdles champion Nicholas Bett and former Olympic 3,000m steeplechase champion Ezekiel Kemboi have made the team for this...

 2017-06-25 07:32 

MehrNews.com

Iran beats Ukraine to secure spot among 8 top teams... +

TEHRAN, Jun. 25 (MNA) The second day of Mens U21 World Championships saw five teams, including Iran, securing places among top eight teams of the tournament....

 2017-06-25 07:31 

Reuters

[ World ]

Muslims in Asia pray for peace as Ramadan holy month ends... +

Muslims in Asia celebrated the Eid-al-Fitr religious holiday on Sunday with prayers for peace as they marked the end of Islam's holy month of Ramadan....

 2017-06-25 07:30 

Reuters Africa

Rugby-Etzebeth leads from the front as Boks batter France... +

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Lock Eben Etzebeth scored a try that epitomised the revival of South Africa following their disastrous 2016 as the Springboks made a clean sweep of the home series with France...

 2017-06-25 07:30 

UPI

UPI Almanac for Sunday, June 25, 2017... +

On June 25, 1950, North Korean forces invaded South Korea....

 2017-06-25 07:28 

Press Trust of India

Girl stuck in borewell pulled out dead... +

Hyderabad, Jun 25 (PTI) Rescue workers today pulled outdead the 14-month girl, who had accidentally slipped into anopen borewell in Telangana's Ranga Reddy district on Thursday.After about 58 hours of rescue operation involvingdifferent agencies, the ...

 2017-06-25 07:25 

Reuters Africa

Tens of thousands have fled violence in Congo Republic... +

BRAZZAVILLE (Reuters) - More than 80,000 people have fled their homes in Pool province surrounding Congo Republic's capital since the government began a military operation there last year, a joint U.N....

 2017-06-25 07:25 

Sputnik International

Russia to Take Retaliatory Measures in Case of US Withdrawal From INF Treaty... +

Russia will take retaliatory measures in case of the United States withdrawal from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF Treaty), Viktor Ozerov, the chairman of the defense and security committee of the Federation Council, the upper house of R...

 2017-06-25 07:21 

Central News Agency

President Tsai posts Eid al-Fitr greetings online... +

Taipei, June 25 (CNA) President Tsai Ing-wen () posted a message on her Facebook page Sunday, sending greetings to the Muslim community, which is celebrating Eid al-Fitr, the end of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan....

 2017-06-25 07:21 

Central News Agency

Taiwan offers assistance to China after Sichuan landslide... +

Taipei, June 25 (CNA) The Presidential Office on Sunday conveyed condolences to China over a deadly landslide in Sichuan Province and offered Taiwan's assistance, if necessary....

 2017-06-25 07:20 

Reuters Canada

Syria's more confident Assad gives Eid prayers in Hama... +

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad delivered prayers for Islam's Eid al-Fitr holiday in Hama on Sunday, the furthest he has traveled inside Syria in years, showing his growing confidence....

 2017-06-25 07:19 

Yonhap News

CJ completes construction of chili pepper plant in Vietnam... +

South Korea's leading processed food producer said Sunday it completed work on a chili pepper plant in Vietnam that could help local famers earn stable income....

 2017-06-25 07:19 

Reuters

Kershaw wins 11th as Dodgers blank Rockies... +

Kershaw wins 11th as Dodgers blank RockiesLOS ANGELES -- The Colorado Rockies had one shot at the Los Angeles Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw on Sat...

 2017-06-25 07:19 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

All Indonesian Muslims in Lebaran festive mood... +

Muslims in Indonesia seem to be in a festive mood of Eid al Fitr, better known as Idul Fitri or Lebaran celebration. The aura of the holiday spirit can now be felt in the Greater Jakarta areas where the normally congested ......

 2017-06-25 07:17 

Reuters Canada

Muslims in Asia pray for peace as Ramadan holy month ends... +

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Muslims in Asia celebrated the Eid-al-Fitr religious holiday on Sunday with prayers for peace as they marked the end of Islam's holy month of Ramadan.As at the start of Ramadan,...

 2017-06-25 07:17 

Ynetnews

IDF arrests 23 Israelis for trying to illegally enter site of Joseph's Tomb... +

The IDF arrested 23 Israelis on Sunday morning after they tried to make their way into Josephs Tomb in the city of Nablus despite a decree forbidding entry into area A of the West Bank. ...

 2017-06-25 07:16 

Bahrain News Agency

Kuwaiti Amir heads to India on private visit... +
 2017-06-25 07:16 

Bahrain News Agency

King performs Eid Al-Fitr prayers... +
 2017-06-25 07:16 

Yonhap News

Sailor at naval base found dead in suspected suicide... +

A Navy petty officer was found dead with a gunshot wound to the head Sunday in a suspected suicide case, the military said....

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