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  • Hollande: Democracy is stronger than barbarism

    Date: 2016-09-08 14:37:50 GMT - France - World - SN:59 - ID:5570069

    PARIS, Sept 8 (MENA) – French President Francois Hollande delivered a keynote speech in Paris on Thursday in which he rejected the idea that the state should sacrifice civil liberties in the fight against terror and emphasised that French secularism ....

  • Russia says deal with US on Syria not yet finalized--Kremlin

    Date: 2016-09-08 13:41:28 GMT - Russia - World - SN:54 - ID:5569753

    MOSCOW, Sept 8 (MENA) - Russia and the United States have not yet finalized work on a mutually acceptable document on resolving the crisis on Syria, and a compromise is needed on a small number of issues, the Kremlin was quoted by the Indian Express ....

  • Obama: Trump not qualified, says public should follow up on his 'wacky ideas'

    Date: 2016-09-08 12:14:48 GMT - Laos - World - SN:44 - ID:5569077

    VIENTIANE, Sept 8 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama further reaffirmed his commitment Thursday that Donald Trump would be unsuitable for the White House and said the Republican presidential candidate has made contradictory statements. "I don't ....

  • Peshawar roadside blast leaves 8 people injured

    Date: 2016-09-08 11:43:08 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:38 - ID:5568477

    ISLAM ABAD, Sept 8 (MENA) - At least eight people were injured, including six policemen, when a roadside bomb exploded Thursday near a police station in Peshawar city, according to Daily Pakistan. The injured were moved to hospital for ....

  • UN aid chief calls for scaling up support to Afghanistan

    Date: 2016-09-08 11:19:50 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:34 - ID:5568613

    GENEVA, Sept 8 (MENA) - The UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Stephen O’Brien, has called on the international community to urgently scale up support to over one million Afghan people anticipated ....

  • Michael Fallon: We're paying price for Syria inaction

    Date: 2016-09-08 09:33:30 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:19 - ID:5567713

    LONDON, Sept 8 (MENA) – British Defense Secretary Michael Fallon has said the UK is paying the price for not acting sooner in Syria, according to ITV News. Appearing on Good Morning Britain on Thursday, Mr Fallon was questioned on why ....

  • Taliban push into provincial capital in southern Afghanistan

    Date: 2016-09-08 09:16:47 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:18 - ID:5567857

    KABUL, Sept 8 (MENA) - The Taliban pushed into the capital of Afghanistan's southern Uruzgan province on Thursday, triggering fierce clashes and sending all government officials fleeing from the city, an Afghan official said as quoted by ABC ....

  • Daesh makes terrorism threat facing US gravest since 9/11 attacks - paper

    Date: 2016-09-08 08:39:46 GMT - USA - World - SN:15 - ID:5567477

    WASHINGTON, Sept 8 (MENA) - The terrorist threat facing the US and its European allies is "bigger, wider and deeper" than at any point since the September 11 attacks 15 years ago, the White House’s top counterterrorism official said in a grim review ....

  • Rescue helicopter crashes in Slovakia, killing 4

    Date: 2016-09-08 08:14:40 GMT - Slovakia - World - SN:14 - ID:5567357

    BRATISLAVA, Sept 8 (MENA) - A helicopter operated by a rescue service has crashed in central Slovakia, killing all four people on board, according to the Daily Mail. The rescue service — Air-Transport Europe — says the crash occurred late ....

  • Ash Carter: Russia sowing seeds of global instability

    Date: 2016-09-07 21:51:26 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:121 - ID:5566581

    LONDON, Sept 7 (MENA) - U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter accused Russia on Wednesday of sowing seeds of global instability and questioned whether Moscow genuinely wants a viable cease-fire in Syria, New York Times reported. In a hard-hitting ....

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