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  • Russian, French FMs discuss Syria, Ukraine, bilateral ties in phone talk

    Date: 2016-10-13 13:39:59 GMT - Russia - World - SN:58 - ID:5762421

    MOSCOW, Oct 13 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his French counterpart Jean-Marc Ayrault discussed the conflicts in Syria and Ukraine in which the French diplomat voiced readiness for honest dialogue with Russia, Sputnik news ....

  • Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej dead at 88 after 70-year influential reign

    Date: 2016-10-13 13:11:41 GMT - Thailand - World - SN:54 - ID:5762797

    BANGKOK, Oct 13 (MENA) – Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the world's longest reigning monarch, has died aged 88, ABC News quoted the palace as saying on Thursday. "His Majesty has passed away at Siriraj Hospital peacefully," the palace ....

  • Putin: Russia, India establishing cooperation in Uranium enrichment

    Date: 2016-10-13 10:48:06 GMT - Russia - World - SN:27 - ID:5761257

    MOSCOW, Oct 13 (MENA) - Russia is working on localizing of manufacturing of components for nuclear power plants in India, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in an interview with Sputnik and the IANS news agency on Thursday. "We are now working ....

  • Five terrorists arrested in Karachi

    Date: 2016-10-13 07:47:54 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:12 - ID:5760077

    ISLAMABAD, Oct 13 (MENA) - Five terrorists have been arrested in a police action on Thursday in Karachi city, GEO news TV reported. Personnel of police and intelligence agency conducted overnight raids in different areas of the metropolis and ....

  • EU commissioner says security environment is evolving rapidly, calls for applying effective measures

    Date: 2016-10-13 06:56:00 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:10 - ID:5759937

    BRUSSELS, Oct 13 (MENA) - EU Commissioner for Migration and Home Affairs Dimitris Avramopoulos said that security environment is evolving rapidly, a matter that necessitates applying effective measures. The BBC radio quoted Avramopoulos as ....

  • Two persons charged with planning terrorist act in Sydney

    Date: 2016-10-13 06:54:46 GMT - Australia - World - SN:9 - ID:5759981

    SYDNEY, Oct 13 (MENA) - Two teenage boys have been charged over allegedly preparing a terrorist act and being members of a terrorist organization, as police warn the threat of a terrorist attack on Australian soil remains "probable", The Guardian ....

  • Xi leaves for Cambodia, Bangladesh, BRICS summit

    Date: 2016-10-13 06:38:39 GMT - China - World - SN:8 - ID:5759901

    BEIJING, Oct 13 (MENA) - Chinese President Xi Jinping left Beijing Thursday morning for state visits to Cambodia and Bangladesh, and the 8th BRICS summit in Goa of India, Xinhua news agency reported Thursday. Xi was invited by Cambodian King ....

  • 3 South Koreans shot dead in Philippines

    Date: 2016-10-13 06:36:27 GMT - Philippines - World - SN:7 - ID:5759869

    MANILA, Oct 13 (MENA) - Philippine police said Thursday the bodies of three foreigners with gunshots to their heads have been found in a sugar cane field, and South Korea's Foreign Ministry identified them as its nationals, ABC news reported. One ....

  • Spanish counselor found dead in Islamabad

    Date: 2016-10-13 06:22:09 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:6 - ID:5759801

    ISLAMABAD, Oct 13 (MENA) - Spanish counselor John Jenner was found dead in his house in the Pakistani capital Islamabad in what police claim was an alleged suicide, Geo TV reported on Thursday. The counselor was found dead in his F7-2 residence ....

  • Russian minister: Military drills no threat to anyone

    Date: 2016-10-12 16:55:38 GMT - Russia - World - SN:58 - ID:5757533

    MOSCOW, Oct 12 (MENA) - Russian military exercises are usual combat training measures and are no signals or threats to other countries, something for which Russia is reproached in the West, Russia’s Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu said on Wednesday, ....

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