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  • Saudi-Russian cooperation has great potential - Russian energy minister

    Date: 2016-10-23 22:18:03 GMT - Russia - World - SN:93 - ID:5825113

    MOSCOW, Oct 23 (MENA) - Cooperation between Russia and Saudi Arabia in the sphere of energy demonstrates the potential for effective development, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said Sunday. "Cooperation between Russia and Saudi Arabia ....

  • Pope says he is pained by murder of innocents in Mosul

    Date: 2016-10-23 16:28:08 GMT - Vatican - World - SN:72 - ID:5823585

    VATICAN CITY, Oct 23 (MENA) - The pope said the cruelty of the fighting in the Iraqi city of Mosul “makes us cry, leaves us without words,” according to ABC News. Pope Francis told some 50,000 faithful gathered Sunday for the Angelus blessing ....

  • US presidential envoy: We support Iraqis in Nineveh

    Date: 2016-10-23 15:11:37 GMT - Iraq - World - SN:63 - ID:5823593

    ERBIL/IRAQ, Oct 23 (MENA) - US Special Presidential Envoy Brett McGurk stressed Sunday that his country continues its support for the Iraqis in Nineveh and Mosul. In a joint press conference with Nineveh Governor Nofal Sultan Akub after their ....

  • IPU meeting to convene in Geneva Monday

    Date: 2016-10-23 12:27:02 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:41 - ID:5822077

    GENEVA, Oct 23 (MENA) - The General Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) will convene here on Monday with Speaker of Egypt's House of Representatives Ali Abdel Aal attending. The meeting will be attended by a high-profile Egyptian ....

  • Opium crops spread in Afghanistan as Taliban gains ground, UN says

    Date: 2016-10-23 07:14:07 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:9 - ID:5820069

    KABUL, Oct 23 (MENA) - The cultivation of opium poppy in Afghanistan, the world's main source of heroin, has risen to its third-highest level in more than 20 years, the United Nations has said, as the Taliban insurgency gains ground, ABC News ....

  • Trump says he'll sue sexual misconduct accusers

    Date: 2016-10-22 22:01:00 GMT - USA - World - SN:81 - ID:5819629

    WASHINGTON, Oct 22 (MENA) – Donald Trump vowed Saturday to sue the women who have accused him of sexual misconduct in recent weeks, the CNN reported. "Every woman lied when they came forward to hurt my campaign," Trump said during remarks in ....

  • Colombia's largest airline cancels flights to Caracas

    Date: 2016-10-22 19:50:42 GMT - Colombia - World - SN:74 - ID:5819333

    BOGOTA, Oct 22 (MENA) – Colombia's largest airline has cancelled all flights to Caracas after what it said was a security breach involving one of its aircraft and Venezuela's air force, FOX News reported on Saturday. Avianca's spokeswoman Gilma ....

  • Hundreds march to protest bullfighting's return to Barcelona

    Date: 2016-10-22 19:47:32 GMT - Spain - World - SN:72 - ID:5819193

    MADRID, Oct 22 (MENA) – Hundreds of people have marched in Barcelona to protest the return of bullfighting to the city, ABC News reported on Saturday. Spain's Constitutional Court overruled Catalonia's regional ban on bullfighting Thursday, ....

  • Thousands of police officers stage a nearly weeklong protest in France

    Date: 2016-10-22 10:32:51 GMT - France - World - SN:31 - ID:5815865

    PARIS, Oct 22 (MENA) - French police staged protests in Paris and other cities for a fifth night on Friday, in a movement showing no sign of abating despite President Francois Hollande's government attempts to defuse tensions just months before a ....

  • Security measures in London transports tightened over suspected bomb discovery

    Date: 2016-10-22 10:04:17 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:26 - ID:5815605

    LONDON, Oct 22 (MENA) – British authorities intensified security measures in London transports over discovering an explosive device in the London Underground on Friday. A terror plot to target the London Underground was foiled after police found ....

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