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  • German cabin crew to strike at Lufthansa's Eurowings

    Date: 2016-10-26 11:05:27 GMT - Germany - World - SN:29 - ID:5841425

    BERLIN, Oct 26 (MENA) - A German union called on cabin crew at Lufthansa's budget unit Eurowings to stage a strike on Thursday after wage talks collapsed, the Daily Mail reported on Wednesday. Union UFO said in a statement it would publish ....

  • WFP alarmed at growing rates of hunger, malnutrition in war-torn Yemen

    Date: 2016-10-25 17:07:47 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:94 - ID:5838109

    CAIRO, Oct 25 (MENA) - The World Food Programme (WFP) is increasingly concerned about a deteriorating food security situation and growing rates of child malnutrition in Yemen, particularly in hard-to-reach areas, according to a statement. A ....

  • US likely to continue hostile policy towards Russia under new president: Russian diplomat

    Date: 2016-10-25 13:15:21 GMT - Russia - World - SN:67 - ID:5835889

    MOSCOW, Oct 25 (MENA) - It is highly probable that the United States’ new administration will continue a hostile policy towards Russia and keep its anti-Russian sanctions in place, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov was quoted by Russian ....

  • UNHCR spokesman: Mediterranean death toll soars, 2016 is deadliest year yet

    Date: 2016-10-25 11:16:17 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:41 - ID:5834541

    GENEVA, Oct 25 (MENA) - The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is alarmed at the high death toll being seen this year among refugees and migrants crossing the Mediterranean, the UNHCR spokesman said. Already, and with two ....

  • Former Uruguayan president Jorge Batlle dies at 88

    Date: 2016-10-25 06:33:08 GMT - Uruguay - World - SN:4 - ID:5832913

    MONTEVIDEO, Oct 25 (MENA) - Former President Jorge Batlle, an extroverted and irreverent politician who was a force in Uruguayan politics for half a century and led it during one of its worst economic recessions, died on Monday at the age of 88, ABC ....

  • Belgium allocates additional humanitarian aid to Jordan

    Date: 2016-10-24 22:40:50 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:113 - ID:5832377

    BRUSSELS, Oct 24 (MENA) – Belgium’s Minister of Development Cooperation Alexander De Croo on Monday allocated an additional 4 million euro in humanitarian aid for the hosting of Syrian war refugees in Jordan. He announced this today during a ....

  • Italy missions recover 16 bodies, save 2k lives

    Date: 2016-10-24 21:20:59 GMT - Italy - World - SN:109 - ID:5832329

    ROME, Oct 24 (MENA) - Italy's coast guard says it recovered the bodies of 16 people during a day of migrant rescues in the Mediterranean that saved another 2,200 lives. The coast guard said it coordinated 21 different rescue missions Monday for ....

  • Clinton on track for easy win -- magazine

    Date: 2016-10-24 20:54:36 GMT - USA - World - SN:104 - ID:5832033

    WASHINGTON, Oct 24 (MENA) - With 15 days before the elections, polls show Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is on track for an easy win, a magazine said, citing remarks by a Republican operative. Clinton enters the final 15 days ....

  • Perception that refugees are more prone to radicalization ‘wrong and dangerous’ – UN rights expert

    Date: 2016-10-24 20:46:09 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:101 - ID:5831921

    GENEVA, Oct 24 (MENA) - The United Nations expert on counter-terrorism and human rights has warned that migration policies which are restrictive or violate fundamental human rights may in fact create conditions conducive to terrorism, UN News Center ....

  • Assange to be blocked from internet till end of US election – lawyer

    Date: 2016-10-24 20:44:46 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:100 - ID:5831809

    LONDON, Oct 24 (MENA) - Julian Assange will be blocked from access to the internet until the end of the US presidential elections, his lawyer, Melinda Taylor, was quoted as saying by Sputnik on Monday. She added that the move is unlikely to affect ....

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