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  • US airlines cancel thousands of flights ahead of hurricane matthew

    Date: 2016-10-06 19:55:41 GMT - USA - World - SN:61 - ID:5723721

    WASHINGTON, Oct 6 (MENA) - As Hurricane Matthew bears down on the southeastern US, residents of coastal communities in the south are not the only ones preparing their next move, the ABC News reported. Airlines and airports are working around the ....

  • Italian FM: EU should compromise with Turkey

    Date: 2016-10-06 19:43:55 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:60 - ID:5723713

    ANKARA, Oct 6 (MENA) - Italian Foreign Minister Paulo Gentiloni on Thursday said that the European Union and Turkey can find a compromise to an impasse threatening the future of a deal to stop thousands of migrants from crossing the Aegean Sea into ....

  • More than 130 reported dead in Haiti as extent of hurricane damage comes into focus

    Date: 2016-10-06 18:33:16 GMT - Haiti - World - SN:56 - ID:5723437

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Oct 6 (MENA) - The death toll from Hurricane Matthew rose to 136 in Haiti, local officials said Thursday, as rescue workers started getting a closer look at the extend of the devastation across the Caribbean nation, Fox News ....

  • 6.0 earthquake rocks southeastern Taiwan

    Date: 2016-10-06 18:02:58 GMT - Taiwan - World - SN:54 - ID:5723401

    TAIPEI, Oct 6 (MENA) - A powerful earthquake with preliminary magnitude of 6.0 struck off the coast of southeastern Taiwan on Thursday, Russia Today reported. According to the Central Weather Bureau of Taiwan, the earthquake occurred at 11:52 pm ....

  • 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 ....

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