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  • Turkey holiday resort Antalya hit by rocket - Sky News

    Date: 2016-10-14 08:42:59 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:14 - ID:5766817

    ANKARA, Oct 14 (MENA) - The southern Turkish holiday resort region of Antalya has been hit by a missile, Sky News reported on Friday. It is not thought anyone was injured in the incident. The province of Antalya is next to the popular tourist ....

  • Hurricane Matthew death toll rises to at least 22 across Southeast

    Date: 2016-10-14 08:38:23 GMT - USA - World - SN:13 - ID:5766569

    WASHINGTON Oct 14 (MENA) - Hurricane Matthew has left at least 11 dead in North Carolina, Gov. Pat McCrory said Monday, pushing the death toll across the Southeast to at least 22 even as the weakening storm still carried dangers of flooding, The ....

  • Obama in talks with advisers on military options in Syria

    Date: 2016-10-13 20:03:08 GMT - USA - World - SN:99 - ID:5765289

    WASHINGTON, Oct 13 (MENA) – US President Barack Obama is expected to chair a meeting with his foreign policy aides to mull military and other options in Syria, Sky News cited US officials as saying Thursday. The officials added that options ....

  • Thai Embassy in Cairo mourns death of King Bhumibol

    Date: 2016-10-13 16:40:32 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:85 - ID:5764353

    CAIRO, Oct 13 (MENA) - Thailand's Embassy in Cairo mourned on Thursday the death of King Bhumibol Adulyadej who passed away at the age of 88 as a result of his deteriorating health. "His Majesty has passed away at Siriraj Hospital peacefully," ....

  • Kremlin on possible Syria intervention by UK: Fight against terrorism or Assad?

    Date: 2016-10-13 14:46:15 GMT - Russia - World - SN:68 - ID:5763649

    MOSCOW, Oct 13 (MENA) - It is necessary to clarify the motives behind London’s possible military intervention in Syria, Sputnik news agency quoted Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov as saying on Thursday. Earlier in the day, UK Foreign Secretary ....

  • Iran deploys warships off Yemen coast in Gulf of Aden

    Date: 2016-10-13 14:27:24 GMT - Iran - World - SN:65 - ID:5762789

    TEHRAN, Oct 13 (MENA) - Iran sent two warships to the Gulf of Aden on Thursday, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported, establishing a military presence in waters off Yemen where the U.S. military launched cruise missile strikes on areas ....

  • Russian diplomat warns against supplying air defense systems to Syrian militants

    Date: 2016-10-13 14:24:05 GMT - Russia - World - SN:64 - ID:5763645

    MOSCOW, Oct 13 (MENA) - Russia will not allow anyone to jeopardize the lives of its servicemen in Syria, and hopes regional sponsors of Syrian oppositionists will not respond to the call to supply air defense systems to them, Russian Foreign ....

  • Thailand's crown prince to be new monarch - Thai PM

    Date: 2016-10-13 14:05:41 GMT - Thailand - World - SN:61 - ID:5763513

    BANGKOK, Oct 13 (MENA) - Thailand's Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn will be the new monarch, the BBC quoted the Thai prime minister as having said. In a televised address to the nation, Prayut Chan-ocha said Thailand would hold a one-year ....

  • Russian, French FMs discuss Syria, Ukraine, bilateral ties in phone talk

    Date: 2016-10-13 13:39:59 GMT - Russia - World - SN:58 - ID:5762421

    MOSCOW, Oct 13 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his French counterpart Jean-Marc Ayrault discussed the conflicts in Syria and Ukraine in which the French diplomat voiced readiness for honest dialogue with Russia, Sputnik news ....

  • Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej dead at 88 after 70-year influential reign

    Date: 2016-10-13 13:11:41 GMT - Thailand - World - SN:54 - ID:5762797

    BANGKOK, Oct 13 (MENA) – Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the world's longest reigning monarch, has died aged 88, ABC News quoted the palace as saying on Thursday. "His Majesty has passed away at Siriraj Hospital peacefully," the palace ....

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