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  • New York Declaration calls for int'l conference, adoption of global compact on safe migration

    Date: 2016-09-20 21:44:03 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:106 - ID:5628513

    NEW YORK, Sept 20 (MENA) - World leaders have adopted a New York Declaration for refugees and migrants at the end of their meeting in New York. The declaration expresses the political will of world leaders to protect the rights of refugees and ....

  • Venezuela says US plane violated airspace

    Date: 2016-09-20 19:34:21 GMT - Venezuela - World - SN:95 - ID:5630269

    CARACAS, Sept 20 (MENA) - Venezuela said a U.S. military plane violated its airspace last week during a summit of Non-Aligned Movement of nations, ABC News reported Tuesday. Venezuelan Minister of Defense Vladimir Padrino said Tuesday that a U.S. ....

  • Lavrov meets with BRICS foreign ministers in New York

    Date: 2016-09-20 19:06:16 GMT - USA - World - SN:91 - ID:5630133

    NEW YORK, Sept 20 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov took part Tuesday in the already traditional ministerial meeting of the BRICS nations (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) on the UN General Assembly sidelines, Interfax News ....

  • Russia UN envoy: Syria deal not to result in UNSC resolution as US refuses to make it public

    Date: 2016-09-20 18:55:59 GMT - Russia - World - SN:89 - ID:5630117

    MOSCOW, Sept 20 (MENA) - There will be no resolution of the UN Security Council on the agreement on Syria that Russia and the United States reached as Washington is refusing to make the deal public, Sputnik quoted Russian UN Ambassador Vitaly ....

  • Obama delivers final speech to UNGA ... 2 last New York

    Date: 2016-09-20 18:04:41 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:82 - ID:5629697

    US President Barack Obama blamed radicalism and sectarian violence for the recent wave of corruption in the Middle East region and other parts of the world. He stressed that just diplomatic efforts, not the military ones, can be used to solve the ....

  • Obama delivers final speech to UNGA

    Date: 2016-09-20 17:50:54 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:81 - ID:5629681

    NEW YORK, Sept 20 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama has given his final speech to the UN General Assembly on Tuesday, making an passionate appeal for greater integration between nations in the face of global insecurity, The Telegraph ....

  • Russian, Syrian Air Forces did not strike UN aid convoy in Aleppo - Russian MoD

    Date: 2016-09-20 16:04:48 GMT - Russia - World - SN:62 - ID:5628421

    MOSCOW, Sept 20 (MENA) - Russian and Syrian warplanes did not launch airstrikes on an aid convoy that was attacked en route to Aleppo, the Russian Defense Ministry said, according to Russia Today. The ministry added that only the militants who ....

  • 51 companies pledge $650M in refugee support - White House

    Date: 2016-09-20 14:05:53 GMT - USA - World - SN:53 - ID:5627201

    MIAMI, Sept 20 (MENA) - More than four dozen U.S. businesses have pledged $650 million in support to help some of the world’s refugees, the White House announced Tuesday as President Barack Obama seeks to highlight the refugee plight before world ....

  • UN suspends aid to Syria after convoy attacked

    Date: 2016-09-20 12:29:10 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:44 - ID:5626257

    GENEVA, Sept 20 (MENA) - The United Nations suspended aid deliveries to Syria on Tuesday, hours after a convoy carrying humanitarian aid to rebel-held parts of Aleppo was attacked killing at least 12 people, USA Today reported. Jens Laerke, a ....

  • Lavrov to meet with counterparts from UK, Iraq, Syria on UN General Assembly sidelines More: http://tass.com/politics/900917

    Date: 2016-09-20 10:56:37 GMT - USA - World - SN:35 - ID:5625617

    NEW YORK, Sept 20 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will on Tuesday take part, on the sidelines of the 71st session of the UN General Assembly, in the ministerial discussion on Syria, as well as in multisided meetings of BRICS ....

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