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Drone strike in Waziristan kills 4
Afghanistan-Strike Islamabad, June. 15 (BNA) -- At least four suspected militants were killed and two others were wounded in a US drone strike on Wednesday in the Pakistani bordering tribal belt, said officials.
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Russian Premier Arrives in Geneva
Moscow, June 15. (BNA) – Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin arrived today in Geneva where he will take part in the 100th Conference of the International Labour Organisation.
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UK Unemployment total falls by 88,000
London, June. 15 (BNA) -- Unemployment in the UK has fallen by 88,000, while the number of people in work has increased by a similar number, new figures showed today. The quarterly fall was the biggest in more than a decade, taking the jobless total to 2.43 million. The number of people claiming Jobseeker's Allowance (JSA) jumped by 19,600 last month to 1.49 million, the worst figure for more than a year. Economic inactivity also increased, up by 39,000 in the three months to April to reach 9.37 million, more than a fifth of the working age population.
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Cameron holds Libya talks with NATO
London, June. 15 (BNA) -- British Prime Minister David Cameron was Wednesday holding talks on Libya with Nato Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen, amid growing signs of concern at the international community's failure to make a breakthrough in the conflict, it was announced today.
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Canada lifts all restrictions on Japanese foods as radiation fears eased
slug: Japan-Canada Tokyo, June. 15 (BNA) -- Canada has lifted all restrictions on food and animal feed imports from Japan, becoming the first country to withdrew all restrictions on the Japanese food following the March nuclear accident, the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries said here.
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تظاهر الاف اليونانيين ضد اجراءات تقشف حكومية جديدة
اثينا في 15 يونيو / بنا / تظاهر الاف اليونانيين اليوم قرب مقر البرلمان في العاصمة أثينا في اطار اضراب عام احتجاجا على اجراءات تقشف حكومية جديدة والتي من المقرر ان يناقشها البرلمان في وقت لاحق اليوم الاربعاء . ويحاول رئيس الوزراء اليوناني جورج باباندريو إقرار سياسات تقشف جديدة كجزء من شروط فرضتها حزمة إنقاذ الاتحاد الأوروبي وصندوق النقد الدولي لليونان.
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Spanish protest movement decamps from Madrid
Spain-Protest Madrid, June. 15 (BNA) -- Life in Spain has gone back to normal after the Spanish protest movement of May 15 (known as 15-M) that occupied Madrid's central Puerto del Sol square for nearly a month had vacated.
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Wim Heldens wins 2011 BP Portrait Award
London, June 15 (BNA) -- An artist who has painted his sitter for nearly 20 years has won the National Portrait Gallery's art prize.
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UK urges Sri Lanka war crimes probe
UK-SriLanka London, June. 15 (BNA) -- Britain renewed its calls for Sri Lanka today, to carry out an investigation into allegations of war crimes, following the broadcast on UK television of video footage apparently showing the summary execution of naked and bound prisoners.
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Defection of nine N. Koreans to S. Korea by boat in Yellow Sea
S.Korea-N.Korea Seoul, June. 15 (BNA) -- Nine North Koreans have defected to South Korea by a boat via the tense Yellow Sea border, said Yonhap News Agency on Wednesday, citing officials.
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