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  • French defense min. visits Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier in Mediterranean

    Date: 2016-10-06 17:35:45 GMT - France - World - SN:52 - ID:5723005

    PARIS, Oct 6 (MENA) - French Defense Minister Jean-Yves Odrian on Thursday visited the Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier which docks in the eastern part of the Mediterranean Sea to take part in the operations of an international coalition against ....

  • France tells Russia no justification for Aleppo bombing

    Date: 2016-10-06 16:57:19 GMT - France - World - SN:50 - ID:5723145

    PARIS, Oct 6 (MENA) - France's foreign minister told Russia Friday there was no justification for the fierce assault on Syria's Aleppo, as Moscow said it was ready to "work on" a French-drafted UN resolution seeking to allow aid into the besieged ....

  • Man arrested at Cairo airport over fund smuggling attempt

    Date: 2016-10-06 16:47:37 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:48 - ID:5723149

    CAIRO, Oct 6 (MENA) - Security authorities at Cairo International Airport have arrested a passenger while trying to smuggle EGP 46,000 to Saudi Arabia, a security source said on Thursday. The man, an Egyptian national who is working as a ....

  • UN Security Council backs Guterres as next Secretary-General

    Date: 2016-10-06 15:53:29 GMT - USA - World - SN:44 - ID:5722849

    NEW YORK, Oct 6 (MENA) - Former Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Guterres is poised to become the next United Nations Secretary-General after recieving endorsement from the UN Security Council, News reports said on Thursday. For the past few ....

  • A President Trump could destroy the world economy -- paper

    Date: 2016-10-06 15:37:34 GMT - USA - World - SN:41 - ID:5722181

    WASHINGTON, Oct 6 (MENA) - As Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks of “bringing back” American jobs by repudiating international trade agreements and resorting instead to pressure tactics, he is risking destroying the world economy ....

  • EU parliament urges Russia, Assad regime to stop shelling civilians

    Date: 2016-10-06 13:03:52 GMT - France - World - SN:31 - ID:5721949

    STRASBOURG, Oct 6 (MENA) - The European Parliament urged all parties in the Syrian war, and especially Russia and the Assad regime, to stop bombing civilians, in a resolution voted on Thursday. The parliament lawmakers condemned the recent ....

  • NSA contractor arrested over stealing secret information

    Date: 2016-10-06 06:42:34 GMT - USA - World - SN:9 - ID:5719977

    WASHINGTON, Oct 6 (MENA) - A government contractor was arrested in August for allegedly stealing top secret intelligence, the Department of Justice announced Wednesday. According to a criminal complaint, Harold Thomas Martin III, 51, was charged ....

  • US woman killed in Ethiopia

    Date: 2016-10-06 05:29:12 GMT - USA - World - SN:3 - ID:5719745

    WASHINGTON, Oct 6 (MENA) - A US citizen has been killed in Ethiopia amid large anti-government protests, the CNN reported. A van travelling on Addis Ababa's outskirts was hit by stones "thrown by unknown individuals", the US embassy in the ....

  • Portugal's Antonio Guterres set to be UN secretary general

    Date: 2016-10-05 20:51:44 GMT - USA - World - SN:83 - ID:5719321

    NEW YORK, Oct 5 (MENA) - Former Portuguese Prime Minister António Guterres looks set to be installed as the new UN secretary general. The 15-member Security Council cast secret ballots for each of the ten candidates, Euronews reported. The ....

  • Haiti postpones presidential election amid storm

    Date: 2016-10-05 20:25:58 GMT - Haiti - World - SN:81 - ID:5719105

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Oct 5 (MENA) - Officials in Haiti said they're indefinitely postponing a presidential election scheduled for Sunday after Hurricane Matthew caused extensive damage in the southwest part of the country, The New York Times ....

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