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  • Russian UN envoy says US might have lost control over situation in Syria

    Date: 2016-09-18 08:34:16 GMT - USA - World - SN:22 - ID:5613265

    NEW YORK, Sept 18 (MENA) - The US might have lost control over the situation in Syria and cannot fulfill its pledge to separate between opposition and terrorists, Russian Ambassador to UN Vitaly Churkin was quoted by Tass News Agency as saying on ....

  • Elysee: Hollande, Sisi to meet Tuesday on fringe of UNGA meetings

    Date: 2016-09-18 08:28:55 GMT - France - World - SN:20 - ID:5613149

    PARIS, Sept 18 (MENA) - French President Francois Hollande will meet his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah El Sisi on Tuesday on the fringe of the 71st session of the UN General Assembly in New York, the Elysee Palace announced. The two leaders ....

  • Chinese PM leaves for UNGA meetings

    Date: 2016-09-18 07:26:20 GMT - China - World - SN:11 - ID:5612977

    BEIJING, Sept 18 (MENA) - Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang left for New York on Sunday to take part in the 71st session of the UN General Assembly. After the US visit, he will fly to Canada and Cuba at the invitation of leaders from both ....

  • Eight hurt in Minnesota mall knife attack, suspect killed

    Date: 2016-09-18 06:45:32 GMT - USA - World - SN:7 - ID:5612841

    WASHINGTON, Sept 18 (MENA) - Eight people were hurt in a knife rampage at a Minnesota mall, ABC news reported. The suspect was shot dead by an off-duty police officer, during the attack at the Crossroads Mall in St. Cloud that began at around 8 ....

  • NYPD finds likely pressure cooker 4 blocks from blast that hurt 29

    Date: 2016-09-18 06:18:29 GMT - USA - World - SN:5 - ID:5612733

    WASHINGTON, Sept 18 (MENA) -Authorities here have found an explosive device near the site of a Saturday night blast that injured more than two dozen people in the Chelsea neighborhood, CNN reported. At a news conference before the discovery of a ....

  • New York hit by 'intentional' explosion, 25 injured

    Date: 2016-09-18 06:11:18 GMT - USA - World - SN:3 - ID:5612709

    WASHINGTON, Sept 18 (MENA) - An explosion rocked the bustling Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan on Saturday night, injuring at least 25 people, CNN reported. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and other city officials said investigators had ruled ....

  • EU's Tusk says Brexit talks 'likely' early 2017

    Date: 2016-09-17 22:37:48 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:75 - ID:5611793

    LONDON, Sept 17 (MENA) - The UK is expected to launch formal talks to leave the European Union in January or February next year, European Council President Donald Tusk was quoted by The Guardian as saying on Saturday. Tusk said British Prime ....

  • French authorities says Paris hostage situation was 'false alarm'

    Date: 2016-09-17 17:48:11 GMT - France - World - SN:62 - ID:5611149

    PARIS, Sept 17 (MENA) - French police, that earlier stormed a central Paris church in a suspected hostage situation, have confirmed that the situation was a false alarm. The French capital authorities issued an alert of a possible hostage situation ....

  • Death toll from Pakistan mosque bombing rises to 36

    Date: 2016-09-17 15:16:06 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:53 - ID:5610705

    ISLAMABAD, Sept 17 (MENA) - A Pakistani official says the death toll from a suicide bombing at a mosque has risen to 36 after several of those wounded in the attack died in hospitals, ABC news reported. Pashin Gul, the head of the tribal police ....

  • Russia, US share goal of reaching peace in Syria, defeating terrorism - Putin

    Date: 2016-09-17 10:30:11 GMT - Kyrgyzstan - World - SN:29 - ID:5608829

    BISHKEK, Sept 17 (MENA) - Russia and the United States share a common goal of reaching peace in Syria and fighting terrorism, President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday. "Still, I assume that we have a common aspiration to reach peace in Syria, as ....

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