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  • Over 272,000 migrants, refugees arrive to Europe in 2016 -- IOM

    Date: 2016-08-30 14:37:40 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:64 - ID:5516889

    GENEVA, Aug 30 (MENA) - Over 272,000 migrants and refugees have arrived to Europe, especially Greece and Italy, during the first two thirds of 2016, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said on Tuesday. In its weekly report, the ....

  • Security forces dismantle booby-trapped car near mosque in Russia

    Date: 2016-08-30 13:05:31 GMT - Russia - World - SN:47 - ID:5515813

    MOSCOW, Aug 30 (MENA) - Russian security forces dismantled a booby-trapped car near a mosque in the Republic of Ingushetia in Russia's North Caucasus region. Russia Today channel quoted the security apparatus as saying Tuesday that sappers ....

  • UN Security Council to convene meeting on Israeli settlement building

    Date: 2016-08-30 11:16:39 GMT - USA - World - SN:33 - ID:5514741

    NEW YORK, Aug 30 (MENA) - Palestinian Ambassador to the UN Riyad Mansour said the UN Security Council will hold a meeting on October 14 to address Israeli settlement building, The Jerusalem Post said Tuesday. News of the upcoming meeting emerged ....

  • Car bomb goes off near president's palace in Mogadishu

    Date: 2016-08-30 11:04:58 GMT - Somalia - World - SN:29 - ID:5514901

    MOGADISHU, Aug 30 (MENA) - A car bomb has gone off near the president’s residence in Mogadishu, Somalia, police said, partly destroying nearby hotels, according to Euro News. “A suicide car bomb exploded outside the presidential palace. So far ....

  • Do more for S.Sudan refugees, says a top UN official

    Date: 2016-08-30 11:02:46 GMT - Uganda - World - SN:27 - ID:5514541

    KAMPALA, Aug 30 (MENA) - The international community must respond to the refugee crisis caused by fighting in South Sudan in the same way it responded to the crisis in Europe, the UN refugee chief said in Uganda on Monday, according to the Daily ....

  • Washington Post: As its proxies advance in Syria, Turkey warns Kurds to pull back

    Date: 2016-08-30 10:09:30 GMT - USA - World - SN:25 - ID:5514725

    WASHINGTON, Aug 30 (MENA) - Syrian rebels, backed by Turkey and the United States, pushed deeper toward US-backed Kurdish positions in northern Syria on Monday, as Turkey’s foreign minister warned the Kurds to "immediately" pull back east of the ....

  • Taliban appoints new military chief as new leader

    Date: 2016-08-30 09:59:06 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:23 - ID:5514729

    KABUL, Aug 30 (MENA) - Taliban officials said the extremist group has appointed a new military chief as the insurgents try to gain ground rather than talk peace under a new leadership, ABC News reported Tuesday. The officials said in telephone ....

  • NYT: Hillary Clinton piles up research in bid to needle Donald Trump at first debate

    Date: 2016-08-30 09:46:36 GMT - USA - World - SN:22 - ID:5514561

    NEW YORK, Aug 30 (MENA) - US presidential election nominee Hillary Clinton’s advisers are talking to candidate Donald J. Trump’s ghostwriter of “The Art of the Deal,” seeking insights about Trump’s deepest insecurities as they devise strategies to ....

  • Hurricane Madeline threatens Obama's Hawaii travel

    Date: 2016-08-30 08:05:02 GMT - USA - World - SN:15 - ID:5513885

    WASHINGTON, Aug 30 (MENA) - US weather forecasters said that hurricane Madeline is expected to pass near Hawaii midweek, threatening dangerous flooding and disruptions to a planned visit by US President Barack Obama, Sky News reported ....

  • Russian Defense Ministry: 4 new Syrian towns join reconciliation agreement

    Date: 2016-08-30 07:46:56 GMT - Russia - World - SN:13 - ID:5513701

    MOSCOW, Aug 29 (MENA) – Four new Syrian towns in the countryside of Latakia have joined the reconciliation agreement over the past 24 hours, the Russian center for reconciliation of the warning sides said in a news bulletin that was published by the ....

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