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  • How the War Ends in Syria: report

    Date: 2016-12-06 21:31:22 GMT - USA - World - SN:81 - ID:6098421

    NEW YORK, Dec 6 (MENA) - The civil war in Syria is over and it is time to stop the fighting, Peter W. Galbraith, a former United States ambassador to Croatia, said in an article published by the New York Times on Tuesday. Aided by Russia, Iran, ....

  • Libyan political agreement made no progress: UN envoy

    Date: 2016-12-06 21:01:55 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:80 - ID:6097973

    NEW YORK, Dec 6 (MENA) – UN envoy to Libya Martin Kobler said on Tuesday that a political agreement reached in the Moroccan city of Skhirat in December 2015 made no progress. "Cooperation within and between many Libyan institutions remains ....

  • Merkel re-elected to CDU party chairwoman

    Date: 2016-12-06 20:28:54 GMT - Germany - World - SN:78 - ID:6098113

    BERLIN, Dec 6 (MENA) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel won re-election as chairwoman of her Christian Democrats (CDU) on Tuesday with 89.5 percent of votes cast by just under 1,000 party delegates, giving her a boost as she seeks a fourth term in ....

  • Belgian authorities detain 8 over recruitment for Syria

    Date: 2016-12-06 19:46:30 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:76 - ID:6097969

    BRUSSELS, Dec 6 (MENA) - Belgian authorities have detained eight people during anti-terror raids centering on the recruitment of people to fight in Syria and financial support for Daesh group, Fox News reported. The prosecutor's office said ....

  • Lavrov says attack on Russian hospital in Aleppo was planned

    Date: 2016-12-06 11:54:01 GMT - Russia - World - SN:29 - ID:6094413

    MOSCOW, Dec 6 (MENA) - The attack on the Russian Defense Ministry’s mobile hospital in Aleppo was planned, TASS News Agency quoted Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov as saying on Tuesday. "We are confident that this attack was planned," the ....

  • Rouhani: Iran to not permit US to undermine nuclear deal

    Date: 2016-12-06 11:21:04 GMT - Iran - World - SN:27 - ID:6093181

    TEHRAN, Dec 6 (MENA) - The Iranian administration and people will not permit the US president-elect, Donald Trump to undermine the nuclear deal signed between Tehran and the six world powers last year, Iranian president Hassan Rouhani ....

  • Canada hosted more than 35,000 Syrian refugees in 2016

    Date: 2016-12-06 09:37:01 GMT - Canada - World - SN:19 - ID:6092889

    OTTAWA, Dec 6 (MENA) - Canada has welcomed more than 35,000 Syrian newcomers in the past year, the Foreign Ministry said. According to the latest Immigration and Citizenship statistics, at least 35,745 Syrian refugees have arrived in Canada since ....

  • Death toll grows to 36 at Oakland warehouse fire

    Date: 2016-12-06 08:56:34 GMT - USA - World - SN:16 - ID:6092653

    WASHINGTON, Dec 6 (MENA) - The death toll in the Oakland warehouse fire has grown to 36 and authorities say they expect the number to rise when they resume work later Monday following a temporary work stoppage. A wall is leaning inward, posing a ....

  • Abe's Pearl Harbor visit for remembrance, not apology: gov't

    Date: 2016-12-06 08:52:12 GMT - Japan - World - SN:15 - ID:6092317

    TOKYO, Dec 6 (MENA) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's historic visit to Pearl Harbor later this month is for the purpose of remembering the victims of the Japanese attack 75 years ago, not for apologizing for Japan's actions, Kyodo quoted the ....

  • Amnesty International urges Turkey to allow 24,000 displaced people to return to Diyarbakir.

    Date: 2016-12-06 06:21:47 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:4 - ID:6091961

    NEW YORK, Dec 6 (MENA) - Amnesty International on Tuesday called on Turkey to compensate and allow 24,000 people displaced under a curfew to return to their districts of the Kurdish-majority city of Diyarbakir, Sky New reported Tuesday. Turkish ....

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