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  • Robbery suspect surrenders after 11 hostages taken at Florida bank

    Date: 2016-12-01 22:51:35 GMT - USA - World - SN:95 - ID:6068561

    WASHINGTON, Dec 1 (MENA) - A suspect with a criminal history stormed a bank in Florida and took 11 hostages during a standoff that lasted hours before he surrendered, police said Thursday. Nicholas Daquan Humphrey, 23, pointed his gun at ....

  • French president says he will not seek re-election

    Date: 2016-12-01 21:48:16 GMT - France - World - SN:91 - ID:6068325

    PARIS, Dec 1 (MENA) - France's President Francois Hollande said Thursday he would not seek a second term in next year's presidential election, ending months of speculation, France 24 TV channel reported. Hollande, 62, made the surprise ....

  • Daesh could be defeated in 2017, Italy FM says

    Date: 2016-12-01 18:59:01 GMT - Italy - World - SN:79 - ID:6067673

    ROME, Dec 1 (MENA) - Deash terrorist group could be defeated in 2017, Italian foreign minister Paolo Gentiloni said Thursday in his opening remarks at the Med Dialogues 2016 conference underway in the Italian capital. ''I think that 2017 could be ....

  • Putin discusses with Russian Security Council Syria, Federal Assembly address

    Date: 2016-12-01 18:45:30 GMT - Russia - World - SN:78 - ID:6067685

    MOSCOW, Dec 1 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin conferred on Thursday with permanent members of the Russian Security Council. The Russian president discussed with them the implementation of provisions he outlined in his ....

  • Moscow needs no mediators in talks with Syrian opposition - Russian official

    Date: 2016-12-01 17:50:32 GMT - Russia - World - SN:76 - ID:6067625

    MOSCOW, Dec 1 (MENA) - Russia does not need mediators in negotiations with the Syrian opposition, Sputnik news agency quoted Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov as saying on Thursday. Earlier in the day, The Financial Times newspaper ....

  • Russia does not rule out meeting between Lavrov, Mistura in Rome Friday

    Date: 2016-12-01 15:58:29 GMT - Russia - World - SN:69 - ID:6066709

    MOSCOW, Dec 1 (MENA) – Russia's Foreign Ministry does not rule out a meeting between Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and UN envoy to Syria Stefan de Mistura in Rome on Friday, RIA Novosti reported on Thursday. Earlier, Deputy Russian Foreign ....

  • UNICEF: Adolescent HIV infections could rise by 60 per cent by 2030

    Date: 2016-12-01 13:22:03 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:44 - ID:6065021

    Geneva, Dec 1 (MENA) - New HIV infections among adolescents could rise by 60 percent to reach 400,000 new cases annually by 2030 if progress on reaching the especially vulnerable population remains at its current pace, UNICEF said Thursday. The ....

  • Beijing to bid farewell to coal mining in four years

    Date: 2016-12-01 08:06:04 GMT - China - World - SN:11 - ID:6062461

    BEIJING, Nov 30 (MENA) - Beijing will close its last three coal mines in the next four years and entirely quit coal mining by 2020, sources with the Beijing Municipal Commission of Development and Reform said Thursday. In 2016, Beijing closed two ....

  • Clashes over canal project leave 11 hurt in Nicaragua

    Date: 2016-12-01 07:28:08 GMT - Nicaragua - World - SN:9 - ID:6062449

    MANAGUA, Dec 1 (MENA) - Federal police and demonstration leaders said that eleven people have been injured in Nicaragua after clashes broke out between police and protesters who oppose the construction of a massive interoceanic canal project in the ....

  • Global-PRNewswire(4):Celebrated General Aref Alzaben becomes Senior Advisor for Middle East Affairs at GovSource, Inc.

    Date: 2016-11-30 21:33:44 GMT - USA - World - SN:93 - ID:6061869

    RESTON, Virginia, Nov. 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/MENA -- GovSource, Inc. (GSI) is a global award-winning leader in military training and education related services. Brigadier General (R) Aref Alzaben, following a 32-year career in the Jordanian ....

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