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  • UN Security Council rejects arms embargo on South Sudan

    Date: 2016-12-23 16:23:04 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:64 - ID:6206233

    NEW YORK, Dec 23 (MENA) - The UN Security Council has defeated a US-sponsored resolution that would have imposed an arms embargo on South Sudan and three key figures in the conflict in the world's newest nation, The New York Times reported. Seven ....

  • Malta PM: Hijackers of Libyan plane surrender; hostages released

    Date: 2016-12-23 15:17:40 GMT - Malta - World - SN:61 - ID:6205997

    VALLETTA, Dec 23 (MENA) - Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said Friday the hijackers of a Libyan plane have surrendered, been searched and taken in custody. This came after the hijackers freed the crew of the Afriqiyah Airways Airbus A320 ....

  • Libyan jet hijackers arrested, all passengers released

    Date: 2016-12-23 15:16:01 GMT - Malta - World - SN:60 - ID:6206229

    VALLETTA, Dec 23 (MENA) - The two hijackers of a Libyan jet gave themselves up to the Maltese authorities, local media in Malta reported. The 111 passengers and the crew have all been released, reports added. Government sources have confirmed ....

  • Putin calls amb. Karlov’s murder ‘assault’ on Russia-Turkey ties

    Date: 2016-12-23 14:25:48 GMT - Russia - World - SN:56 - ID:6205153

    MOSCOW, Dec 23 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday described the murder of the country’s ambassador in Ankara as an assault on Russia and its ties with Turkey, according to Sputnik news agency. Ambassador to Turkey Andrey Karlov ....

  • Global-PRNewswire(2):The Internationalization of Tongji SEM's Education Under the National Strategy of "One Belt One Road"

    Date: 2016-12-23 14:19:45 GMT - China - World - SN:55 - ID:6206029

    SHANGHAI, Dec. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/MENA/ -- In December, 2016, the 8th International Advisory Committee Meeting, School of Economics and Management, Tongji University was successfully held. Influential government officers, entrepreneurs, ....

  • Libyan plane hijackers demand political asylum in Malta

    Date: 2016-12-23 14:09:07 GMT - Libya - World - SN:54 - ID:6205885

    TRIPOLI, Dec 23 (MENA) - Director of the Libyan Afriqiyah Airways Abu Bakr Alfortah said Friday the two hijacker have demanded political asylum in Malta. Meanwhile, Malta's Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said two batches, including 65 people, have ....

  • Libyan plane hijackers release 25 passengers

    Date: 2016-12-23 13:45:21 GMT - Malta - World - SN:52 - ID:6205789

    VALLETTA, Dec 23 (MENA) - Hijackers of the Libyan plane in Malta have released 25 passengers, Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat announced on Friday. All of the released were children and women, Muscat added. The hijackers are believed to be ....

  • Libyan plane kidnapper demands release of Saif Gaddafi

    Date: 2016-12-23 13:28:23 GMT - Libya - World - SN:51 - ID:6205641

    TRIPOLI, Dec 23 (MENA) - One of the kidnappers of the Libyan airplane in Malta has demanded the release of Saif Gaddafi, the second son of late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi. The mentioned kidnapper was identified as Mousa Shaha, an informed ....

  • Libyan-Maltese intensive contacts on hijacked plane

    Date: 2016-12-23 13:22:07 GMT - Libya - World - SN:50 - ID:6205505

    TRIPOLI, Dec 23 (MENA) - The Libyan Foreign Minister in the government of National Accord, Mohamed Taher Siala, is making intensive contacts with his Maltese counterpart on the Libyan plane hijacked in the Mediterranean island, the Libyan Cabinet's ....

  • Libyan flight hijackers demand release of detainees

    Date: 2016-12-23 13:11:28 GMT - Malta - World - SN:48 - ID:6205417

    VALLETTA, Dec 23 (MENA) - Media reports said the two hijackers of an Afriqiyah Airways jet demanded the release of detainees in Libya. Reports added that the hijackers have freed the passengers with keeping the crew on board the hijacked plane, ....

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