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  • Peace agreement with Hezb-e-Islami signed in Kabul

    Date: 2016-09-22 13:26:14 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:61 - ID:5641277

    KABUL, Sept. 22 (MENA) - A draft peace agreement between Hezb-e-Islami party led by Gulbuddin Hekmatyar was signed between the Afghan government and the party in Kabul today. The signing of the agreement concluded in the presence of media during ....

  • 17,000 persons killed in India's Maharashtra because of hunger

    Date: 2016-09-22 12:44:14 GMT - India - World - SN:56 - ID:5640577

    NEW DELHI, Sept 22 (MENA) - More than 17,000 persons were killed in the Indian state of Maharashtra because of hunger during the Fiscal Year 2015/2016, according to an Indian official on Thursday. "This is shocking", remarked a bench of Justice ....

  • Juncker says rejecting Muslim refugees “unacceptable”

    Date: 2016-09-22 12:11:43 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:51 - ID:5639729

    BRUSSELS, Sept 22 (MENA) - European Commission President Jean Claude Juncker said Thursday that member States "must" show solidarity in sharing the burden of refugees who arrive in Europe. "Some countries do it, others say no because they are ....

  • Russian deputy FM: Moscow sees no alternative to ceasefire in Syria

    Date: 2016-09-22 11:44:21 GMT - Russia - World - SN:47 - ID:5640041

    MOSCOW, Sept 22 (MENA) - Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said that Moscow sees no alternative to the US-Russia-brokered cease-fire in Syria, Fox news reported. At a press conference on Thursday, Ryabkov said the deal was the best ....

  • Canadian company creates 1st smart earpiece language translator

    Date: 2016-09-22 10:41:53 GMT - Canada - World - SN:33 - ID:5638825

    OTTAWA, Sept 22 (MENA) - After two years of research and development, "Waverly Labs" has created the Pilot—the world’s first smart earpiece language translator, Sky news reported. Initially, Romance and Germanic languages, including English, ....

  • Greek ferries tied up in port for 48-Hour seamen's strike

    Date: 2016-09-22 10:14:35 GMT - Greece - World - SN:30 - ID:5639369

    ATHENS, Sept 22 (MENA) - Ferries between Greek islands and to the mainland will remain tied up in port as seamen walked off the job for a two-day strike to protest pension cuts being planned as part of the government's efforts to reform the economy ....

  • Nawaz, Rouhani discuss bilateral ties, regional situation

    Date: 2016-09-22 07:50:03 GMT - USA - World - SN:22 - ID:5638161

    NEW YORK, Sept 22 (MENA) – Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, who met here on Wednesday, discussed bilateral relations, regional situation and other issues of common concern, according to GEO TV. The two ....

  • Pakistan PM meets UN secretary general

    Date: 2016-09-22 07:06:04 GMT - USA - World - SN:19 - ID:5638001

    NEW YORK, Sept 22 (MENA) – Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif met the United Nations (UN) Secretary General Ban Ki-moon here on Wednesday and handed him dossiers containing evidences of brutalities in Indian-occupied Kashmir (IoK) by occupying ....

  • NATO won’t speculate on who struck aid convoy in Syria – Stoltenberg to RT

    Date: 2016-09-22 07:05:21 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:18 - ID:5637933

    NEW YORK, Sept 22 (MENA) - NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg refused to “speculate” on who bears responsibility for the attack on the UN-Red Crescent aid convoy near Aleppo. “The attack on the humanitarian convoy is morally totally ....

  • UK to increase aid to £100m to help war-torn Yemen

    Date: 2016-09-22 06:07:00 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:11 - ID:5637809

    LONDON, Sept 22 (MENA) - The UK is to increase the humanitarian aid it gives to Yemen to help millions who are suffering in the war-ravaged country, International Development Secretary Priti Patel has said, according to the BBC. She told the BBC ....

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