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  • Former Uruguayan president Jorge Batlle dies at 88

    Date: 2016-10-25 06:33:08 GMT - Uruguay - World - SN:4 - ID:5832913

    MONTEVIDEO, Oct 25 (MENA) - Former President Jorge Batlle, an extroverted and irreverent politician who was a force in Uruguayan politics for half a century and led it during one of its worst economic recessions, died on Monday at the age of 88, ABC ....

  • Belgium allocates additional humanitarian aid to Jordan

    Date: 2016-10-24 22:40:50 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:113 - ID:5832377

    BRUSSELS, Oct 24 (MENA) – Belgium’s Minister of Development Cooperation Alexander De Croo on Monday allocated an additional 4 million euro in humanitarian aid for the hosting of Syrian war refugees in Jordan. He announced this today during a ....

  • Italy missions recover 16 bodies, save 2k lives

    Date: 2016-10-24 21:20:59 GMT - Italy - World - SN:109 - ID:5832329

    ROME, Oct 24 (MENA) - Italy's coast guard says it recovered the bodies of 16 people during a day of migrant rescues in the Mediterranean that saved another 2,200 lives. The coast guard said it coordinated 21 different rescue missions Monday for ....

  • Clinton on track for easy win -- magazine

    Date: 2016-10-24 20:54:36 GMT - USA - World - SN:104 - ID:5832033

    WASHINGTON, Oct 24 (MENA) - With 15 days before the elections, polls show Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is on track for an easy win, a magazine said, citing remarks by a Republican operative. Clinton enters the final 15 days ....

  • Perception that refugees are more prone to radicalization ‘wrong and dangerous’ – UN rights expert

    Date: 2016-10-24 20:46:09 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:101 - ID:5831921

    GENEVA, Oct 24 (MENA) - The United Nations expert on counter-terrorism and human rights has warned that migration policies which are restrictive or violate fundamental human rights may in fact create conditions conducive to terrorism, UN News Center ....

  • Assange to be blocked from internet till end of US election – lawyer

    Date: 2016-10-24 20:44:46 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:100 - ID:5831809

    LONDON, Oct 24 (MENA) - Julian Assange will be blocked from access to the internet until the end of the US presidential elections, his lawyer, Melinda Taylor, was quoted as saying by Sputnik on Monday. She added that the move is unlikely to affect ....

  • Ankara confirms Turkish forces participate in Mosul operation

    Date: 2016-10-24 19:53:29 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:93 - ID:5831329

    ANKARA, Oct 24 (MENA) - Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu confirmed on Monday that Turkish forces have participated in the military operation to free Mosul city. Turkish troops have killed 17 Daesh militants with artillery and mortar ....

  • Crew of Russian tanker released in Libya — Chechen leader

    Date: 2016-10-24 19:51:06 GMT - Russia - World - SN:91 - ID:5831193

    MOSCOW, Oct 24 (MENA) - The head of Russia’s Chechen Republic, Ramzan Kadyrov, has said all crew members of the Russian oil tanker The Mikhail Chebotaryov, detained in Libya on September 16, 2015, have been freed and are about to return to ....

  • Human rights violations linked to conflicts spread--Speaker

    Date: 2016-10-24 17:16:52 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:85 - ID:5830365

    GENEVA, Oct 24 (MENA) - Speaker of the Egyptian House of Representatives Ali Abdel Aal asserted that human rights violations are deeply linked to the spread of conflicts and violence acts. Disputes are related to human rights, he said, which, he ....

  • Plane on reconnaissance mission crashes in Malta--France

    Date: 2016-10-24 13:13:34 GMT - France - World - SN:59 - ID:5829145

    PARIS, Oct 24 (MENA) - A reconnaissance plane working for France's defense ministry crashed in a ball of flames at Malta's international airport on Monday, killing all five people on board, French Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian confirmed on ....

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