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  • 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 ....

  • UK aid worth £568 mln heading for Somalia despite cash 'certain to go to Daesh' - British paper

    Date: 2016-12-05 22:41:45 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:91 - ID:6090233

    LONDON, Dec 5 (MENA) - A report by the British Express newspaper said Monday Taxpayer cash worth more than half a billion pounds is heading for war-torn Somalia, despite the Government admitting the money is "certain" to be used by terror groups ....

  • Russian diplomat believes EU avoiding anti-terrorism cooperation with Russia

    Date: 2016-12-05 22:34:09 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:90 - ID:6090297

    BRUSSELS, Dec 5 (MENA) – The European Union is using all types of pretexts to avoid pooling efforts with Russia against a common enemy of international terrorism, Tass news agency quoted Russia’s Permanent Representative to the European Union ....

  • Russia: Calls to stop operation in Aleppo look like attempt to shelter terrorists

    Date: 2016-12-05 21:35:35 GMT - Russia - World - SN:84 - ID:6090993

    MOSCOW, Dec 5 (MENA) – London’s and Paris’ calls to stop the operation in Eastern Aleppo look like an attempt to shelter and spare terrorists they are ‘overseeing’ who are suffering defeat, Tass news agency quoted the Russian foreign ministry as ....

  • Russia, China veto UNSC resolution on Aleppo ceasefire

    Date: 2016-12-05 21:23:20 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:83 - ID:6091489

    NEW YORK, Dec 5 (MENA) - Russia and China have vetoed a UN Security Council resolution on immediate seven-day ceasefire in the Syrian city of Aleppo, which was submitted by Egypt, New Zealand and Spain. Russian Foreign Minister earlier described ....

  • Italian politics enters phase of uncertainty after Renzi loss - paper

    Date: 2016-12-05 21:14:52 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:82 - ID:6090249

    LONDON, Dec 5 (MENA) - The surprisingly heavy defeat of Matteo Renzi in the referendum opens up a new phase in Italian politics that will be laden with uncertainty and potential pitfalls for the eurozone’s third-largest economy, The Financial Times ....

  • Prime Minister Valls set to announce French presidential bid

    Date: 2016-12-05 18:55:44 GMT - France - World - SN:75 - ID:6090685

    PARIS, Dec 5 (MENA) - Socialist French Prime Minister Manuel Valls is to announce later on Monday that he will run for president in next year’s election, France 24 reported. Valls’ office issued a statement that he would make a declaration at ....

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