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  • Trump Organization denies any violation in Brazil investments

    Date: 2016-11-02 08:39:52 GMT - USA - World - SN:11 - ID:5884769

    WASHINGTON, Nov 2 (MENA) - The Trump Organization denied on Wednesday committing any violations, referring to a criminal probe into investments made by state pension funds in Trump Towers Rio. It is alleged that state agencies "favored, in a ....

  • UN chief fires South Sudan peacekeeping commander

    Date: 2016-11-01 22:40:22 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:108 - ID:5883897

    NEW YORK, Nov 1 (MENA) - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday sacked the commander of the peacekeeping force in South Sudan following a damning report showing failure to protect civilians during recent violence in Juba, France 24 reported. ....

  • Hollande: Louvre to offer shelter for treasures rescued from Iraq, Syria war zones

    Date: 2016-11-01 22:29:19 GMT - France - World - SN:106 - ID:5883653

    PARIS, Nov 1 (MENA) - The Louvre Museum is to offer a haven for world treasures rescued from war zones such as Syria and Iraq at a secure storage facility in northern France, The Guardian reported on Tuesday. The French president, François ....

  • Storming Mosul’s residential areas will likely result in mass casualties, Russia warns

    Date: 2016-11-01 21:18:04 GMT - Russia - World - SN:102 - ID:5883453

    MOSCOW, Nov 1 (MENA) - The plans of coalition forces and the Iraqi army to carry out an assault in residential areas of Mosul will likely result in mass civilian casualties, Russia’s Defense Ministry said, while noting there are no humanitarian ....

  • US-led coalition bomb Mosul on daily basis - Russian MoD

    Date: 2016-11-01 20:57:05 GMT - Russia - World - SN:101 - ID:5883429

    MOSCOW, Nov 1 (MENA) - Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Maj. Gen. Igor Konashenkov said Tuesday that the US-led coalition carried out 25 sorties conducting 21 strikes on Mosul over past 24 hours, Sputnik news agency reported. Coalition planes ....

  • Russian, Turkish chiefs of General Staff discuss Aleppo crisis

    Date: 2016-11-01 19:53:52 GMT - Russia - World - SN:98 - ID:5883265

    MOSCOW, Nov 1 (MENA) - The situation around Aleppo and at the Syrian-Iraqi border in the context of the operation for the liberation of Iraq’s Mosul was in focus of a meeting between Russia’s Chief of the General Staff Valery Gerasimov and his ....

  • IOM Iraq: 17,916 individuals displaced in first 2 weeks of Mosul operations

    Date: 2016-11-01 18:56:06 GMT - Iraq - World - SN:95 - ID:5883153

    BAGHDAD, Nov 1 (MENA) - A total of 17,916 Iraqi individuals were recorded displaced by military operations that began on October 17 around the Mosul region, according to the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the IOM Iraq ....

  • British Gymnastics bans four-time Olympic medallist over 'mocking Islam'

    Date: 2016-11-01 16:31:05 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:86 - ID:5882749

    LONDON, Nov 1 (MENA) - British four-time Olympic medallist Louis Smith has been suspended for two months by British Gymnastics over a video in which he appeared to mock Islam, the BBC Sport reported. The video, filmed by Smith but leaked to the ....

  • Warning as hundreds of jailed terrorists back on UK streets

    Date: 2016-11-01 13:09:46 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:57 - ID:5880269

    LONDON, Nov 1 (MENA) - The vast majority of convicted terrorists jailed over the past 15 years are now back on Britain's streets, Sky News reported on Tuesday. Around three-quarters of the 583 people imprisoned on terror charges in the years ....

  • Palestinian president meets Italian counterpart

    Date: 2016-11-01 12:59:46 GMT - palestine - World - SN:52 - ID:5880049

    RAMALLAH, Nov 1 (MENA) - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas met Tuesday with Italian President Sergio Mattarella. The two leaders are scheduled to hold bilateral talks, to be followed by a press conference on the latest developments between the ....

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