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  • 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 ....

  • Russia hasn't used warplanes in Syria's Aleppo for 16 days - defense minister

    Date: 2016-11-01 11:27:59 GMT - Russia - World - SN:34 - ID:5879721

    MOSCOW, Nov 1 (MENA) - The beginning of the political process in Syria has been postponed indefinitely because of the actions of the "moderate opposition" in Aleppo, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu was quoted by Tass Russian News Agency as ....

  • U.S. envoy hopes for continued cooperation with S. Korea on denuclearization

    Date: 2016-11-01 08:26:36 GMT - south korea - World - SN:10 - ID:5878097

    SEOUL, Nov 1 (MENA) - The top U.S. nuclear envoy voiced hope on Tuesday to keep working closely with South Korea in their united effort to bring about the denuclearization of North Korea, Yonhap News Agency said. Joseph Yun made the remarks ....

  • Indonesian rescuers locate missing plane, recover 4 bodies

    Date: 2016-11-01 08:24:09 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:8 - ID:5877837

    JAKARTA, Nov 1 (MENA) - Four bodies were recovered Tuesday from the wreckage of a cargo plane that crashed in Indonesia's remote, mountainous Papua province a day earlier, Indonesia's search and rescue agency was quoted by ABC News as ....

  • OIC chief resigns for health reasons, IINA reports

    Date: 2016-10-31 21:08:22 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - World - SN:95 - ID:5877001

    JEDDAH, Oct 31 (MENA) - Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation Iyad Madani has resigned for "health reasons," the Islamic International News Agency (IINA) reported. IINA quoted an official source as saying Monday that Saudi ....

  • EU welcomes electing Michel Aoun as Lebanon president

    Date: 2016-10-31 20:44:06 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:94 - ID:5876729

    BRUSSELS, Oct 31 (MENA) – The European Union on Monday welcomed the election of Michel Aoun as the President of Lebanon. The election of Michel Aoun as President of the Republic of Lebanon more than two years after the end of term of his ....

  • Bahraini Amb. No dispute with Moscow over Syrian crisis

    Date: 2016-10-31 16:38:42 GMT - Russia - World - SN:62 - ID:5874689

    MOSCOW, Oct 31 (MENA) - The differences in the views of Russia and Bahrain on the Syrian conflict will not hinder the development of strategic relations between the two countries, Bahrain's ambassador to Russia Ahmed Abdulrahman Saati told Sputnik ....

  • 19 Afghan civilians including children rescued from ISIS prison

    Date: 2016-10-31 14:41:02 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:58 - ID:5874449

    KABUL, Oct 31 (MENA) - At least 19 civilians including children were rescued from a prison run by the loyalists of Daesh terrorist group in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan, according to Khaama Press. The civilians were released during ....

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