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  • UN suspends aid to Syria after convoy attacked

    Date: 2016-09-20 12:29:10 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:44 - ID:5626257

    GENEVA, Sept 20 (MENA) - The United Nations suspended aid deliveries to Syria on Tuesday, hours after a convoy carrying humanitarian aid to rebel-held parts of Aleppo was attacked killing at least 12 people, USA Today reported. Jens Laerke, a ....

  • Lavrov to meet with counterparts from UK, Iraq, Syria on UN General Assembly sidelines More: http://tass.com/politics/900917

    Date: 2016-09-20 10:56:37 GMT - USA - World - SN:35 - ID:5625617

    NEW YORK, Sept 20 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will on Tuesday take part, on the sidelines of the 71st session of the UN General Assembly, in the ministerial discussion on Syria, as well as in multisided meetings of BRICS ....

  • UK PM urges global measures to tackle 'uncontrolled migration'

    Date: 2016-09-19 19:07:40 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:93 - ID:5623301

    LONDON, Sept 19 (MENA) - UK Prime Minister Theresa May has called for a global clampdown on "uncontrolled migration", saying it is the right and the duty of countries to control their borders, the BBC News reported. At the UN summit in New York, ....

  • Malaysia states commitment to strengthen NAM

    Date: 2016-09-19 19:07:02 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:92 - ID:5623049

    KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 19 (MENA) - Malaysia stated commitment and initiatives to strengthen the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) during its two-day summit in Margarita Island, Venezuela, Bernama news agency reported. Deputy Foreign Minister Datuk Seri ....

  • Australian Defense Minister says air strikes will continue despite botched operation

    Date: 2016-09-19 19:06:08 GMT - Australia - World - SN:90 - ID:5622969

    SYDNEY, Sept 19 (MENA) - Australia will continue conducting air strikes in Syria as part of the US-led international coalition, the Austrian Defense Ministry announced on Monday. The announcement came following a botched operation that killed ....

  • Britain confirms it took part in airstrike in Deir ez-Zor

    Date: 2016-09-19 17:32:22 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:80 - ID:5622245

    LONDON, Sept 19 (MENA) - The British Defense Ministry confirmed on Monday that the UK participated in the US-led coalition's airstrike in Deir ez-Zor in Syria, leaving scores of Syrian soldiers dead. Last Saturday, more than 60 Syrian soldiers ....

  • New York bombing suspect named as Ahmad Khan Rahami

    Date: 2016-09-19 15:08:45 GMT - USA - World - SN:67 - ID:5621393

    WASHINGTON, Sept 19 (MENA) - New York officials are looking for Ahmad Khan Rahami, a naturalised US citizen who was born in Afghanistan for questioning over Saturday's blast in the Chelsea area of Manhattan. The bomb injured 29 people and another ....

  • Moscow urges taking urgent steps to halt funding extremists in Middle East, Africa

    Date: 2016-09-19 15:07:21 GMT - Russia - World - SN:66 - ID:5620817

    MOSCOW, Sept 19 (MENA) - The Russian Foreign Ministry urged taking urgent steps to stop financing the extremists in the Middle East and North Africa from abroad. This remark came on the occasion of the participation of Russian Foreign Minister ....

  • Sisi seeks bringing viewpoints closer to form regional protection force in South Sudan

    Date: 2016-09-19 14:01:49 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:59 - ID:5621049

    NEW YORK, Sept 19 (MENA) - President Abdel Fattah El Sisi, during his chairmanship of the AU Peace and Security Council summit on the sidelines of the UN general assembly later in the day, will seek to get viewpoints closer and reach a consensus ....

  • Trump’s trade policies would send US into recession, study says

    Date: 2016-09-19 13:23:57 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:55 - ID:5620517

    LONDON, Sept 19 (MENA) - US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s protectionist trade policies would send the US into recession, result in the loss of almost 4.8m private sector jobs and lead to shortages of consumer goods such as ....

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