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  • Albania ex-minister jailed for abuse of office

    Date: 2016-09-15 21:32:11 GMT - Albania - World - SN:77 - ID:5603409

    TIRANA, Sept 15 (MENA) - An Albanian court has sentenced former labor minister Spiro Ksera to 20 months in jail for abuse of office. Ksera, 49, minister of labor, social affairs and equal opportunities until 2013, was convicted for setting aside ....

  • US warplanes launch 150 airstrikes against Daesh in Libya

    Date: 2016-09-15 20:25:57 GMT - USA - World - SN:75 - ID:5603269

    WASHINGTON, Sept 15 (MENA) – US warplanes have launched 150 airstrikes against Daesh targets in Libya, the US Army Command said on Thursday. In early August, the US started what US officials say will be a sustained offensive against the militant ....

  • MH370 search: Tanzania debris 'part of missing plane'

    Date: 2016-09-15 20:13:16 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:73 - ID:5603301

    KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 15 (MENA) - A large item of debris found off the coast of Tanzania belongs to the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, Australian investigators said Thursday. The fragment, said to be the inboard section of the right, outboard ....

  • Pakistan, US worked together to eliminate al Qaeda: US envoy

    Date: 2016-09-15 20:08:24 GMT - USA - World - SN:72 - ID:5603273

    WASHINGTON, Sept 15 (MENA) - US special envoy for Pakistan and Afghanistan Richard Olson said on Thursday that Pakistani worked with US to eliminate terrorist organization al Qaeda. In his testimony to the US Senate's Foreign Relations Committee, ....

  • Serbia detains 2 smuggling suspects, 71 migrants

    Date: 2016-09-15 19:37:16 GMT - Serbia - World - SN:71 - ID:5603261

    BELGRADE, Sept 15 (MENA) - Serbian authorities say that joint police and army patrols have caught 71 migrants and arrested two people smugglers who transported them in vans and cars, Russia Today reported. A police statement said Thursday that a ....

  • Elderly resident shoots three at Wyoming senior complex

    Date: 2016-09-15 19:01:57 GMT - USA - World - SN:68 - ID:5603145

    WASHINGTON, Sept 15 (MENA) - A 77-year-old man has shot three people at the senior citizens' complex where he lived in the US state of Wyoming, killing one person and wounding two, the BBC reported. Larry Rosenberg, who was armed with a rifle ....

  • US sanctions two Daesh financial facilitators

    Date: 2016-09-15 18:56:59 GMT - USA - World - SN:67 - ID:5603133

    WASHINGTON, Sept 15 (MENA) - The US Department of Treasury sanctioned two “financial facilitators” of the so-called Daesh for providing support and services to the group. Mohamad Alsaied Alhmidan, of Turkey, “provided logistical support and ....

  • UN's Ban Ki-moon makes aid plea for Syria

    Date: 2016-09-15 18:54:02 GMT - USA - World - SN:66 - ID:5603077

    NEW YORK, Sept 15 (MENA) - UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has urged Russia and the US to push all warring sides in Syria to allow safe passage for desperately needed aid, the BBC reported on Thursday. Russia said the Castello Road -- the key ....

  • 23,000 migrants reached Italy in August - Frontex

    Date: 2016-09-15 17:12:42 GMT - Poland - World - SN:63 - ID:5602737

    WARSAW, Sept 15 (MENA) - Some 23,000 irregular migrants arrived in Italy in August, the European Union's border agency said on Thursday, most crossing the Mediterranean on what has become the main immigration route into Europe. The vast majority of ....

  • Sudan seeks boosting oil cooperation with Russia - amb.

    Date: 2016-09-15 17:01:12 GMT - Russia - World - SN:61 - ID:5602573

    MOSCOW, Sept 15 (MENA) - Sudan's Ambassador to Russia Nader Youssef Bakr on Thursday expressed his country's readiness to enhance energy cooperation with Russia. Investment opportunities will be mulled with the Russian side, in light of its ....

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