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  • Tens of thousands opposition supporters rally in Georgia

    Date: 2016-10-05 20:16:00 GMT - Georgia - World - SN:80 - ID:5719093

    TBILISI, Oct 5 (MENA) - Tens of thousands of supporters of a leading opposition party rallied Wednesday in the Georgian capital before the weekend's parliamentary election, ABC News reported. The United National Movement, led by former President ....

  • Russia suspends nuclear cooperation agreement with US

    Date: 2016-10-05 18:50:51 GMT - Russia - World - SN:72 - ID:5718725

    MOSCOW, Oct 5 (MENA) - An agreement between Russia's Rosatom nuclear corporation and the US Department of Energy on studying the feasibility of converting six Russian scientific reactors to low-enriched uranium fuel has been terminated, Sputnik ....

  • Two Russian warships head for Mediterranean

    Date: 2016-10-05 13:23:05 GMT - Russia - World - SN:44 - ID:5716229

    MOSCOW, Oct 5 (MENA) - Two Russian Black Sea warships equipped with Kalibr cruise missiles will reinforce the naval force in the Mediterranean, Sputnik news agency quoted Black Sea Fleet spokesman Capt. Nikolai Voskresensky as saying on ....

  • UK Independence Party leader standing down

    Date: 2016-10-04 22:25:17 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:114 - ID:5712769

    LONDON, Oct 4 (MENA) - UK Independence Party (UKIP) leader Diane James is standing down from the role 18 days after she was elected, the BBC reported Tuesday. In a statement, the MEP said she would not be "formalising my recent nomination". The ....

  • 56 Daesh militants killed in Nangarhar operations in Afghanistan

    Date: 2016-10-04 14:31:05 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:74 - ID:5710301

    KABUL, Oct 4 (MENA) - At least 56 loyalists of Daesh terrorist group were killed in the latest operations conducted in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan, Khaama Press quoted local officials as saying on Tuesday. The provincial police ....

  • 10 countries host half world's refugees: AI

    Date: 2016-10-04 13:47:36 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:64 - ID:5709413

    LONDON, Oct 4 (MENA) - Ten countries accounting for 2.5 percent of world GDP are hosting more than half the world's refugees, Amnesty International (AI) said on Tuesday as it slammed what it called the selfishness of wealthy nations, the Daily Mail ....

  • Putin to meet Erdogan in Turkey on Oct 10 -- Kremlin

    Date: 2016-10-04 13:30:57 GMT - Russia - World - SN:61 - ID:5709597

    MOSCOW, Oct 4 (MENA) - President Vladimir Putin will meet his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in Turkey on Monday, the Kremlin said, as the two countries mend ties shattered by Ankara's shooting down of a Russian warplane on the Syrian ....

  • Lavrov: Russian-US deal on Syria ruined by advocates of military solution

    Date: 2016-10-04 12:59:31 GMT - Russia - World - SN:55 - ID:5708613

    MOSCOW, Oct 4 (MENA) - Russia's cessation of hostilities agreement with the United States on Syria has been broken down by forces advocating a military solution in the conflict, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Tuesday, according to Sputnik ....

  • Paris climate deal: EU backs landmark agreement

    Date: 2016-10-04 12:39:33 GMT - France - World - SN:46 - ID:5708949

    STRASBOURG, Oct 4 (MENA) - The European Parliament has backed the ratification of the Paris climate deal, paving the way for the world's first global agreement, the BBC reported on Tuesday. The deal aims to limit greenhouse gas emissions and keep ....

  • 3 scientists win Nobel Prize in physics

    Date: 2016-10-04 12:33:14 GMT - Sweden - World - SN:42 - ID:5708905

    STOCKHOLM, Oct 4 (MENA) - British-born scientists David Thouless, Duncan Haldane and Michael Kosterlitz were awarded this year's Nobel Prize in physics on Tuesday for studies on exotic matter that could result in improved materials for electronics ....

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