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  • Westward emigration created 'brain drain' eastern Europe -- paper

    Date: 2016-08-22 21:06:46 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:105 - ID:5473293

    LONDON, Aug 22 (MENA) - A British newspaper has claimed that continued westward emigration created a "brain drain" in the east of Europe which is suffering economically due to a lack of skilled workers and students. Daily Express said in a ....

  • Defense ministry: Russian planes return from Iranian air base after coping with tasks

    Date: 2016-08-22 18:33:39 GMT - Russia - World - SN:84 - ID:5471997

    MOSCOW, Aug 22 (MENA) - The Russian planes that participated in dealing strikes against militants’ facilities in Syria from the Iranian air base near Hamedan have coped with their tasks and returned to Russia, Russia Today quoted Russian Defense ....

  • Donald Trump blasts Clinton Foundation: ‘Most corrupt enterprise in political history’

    Date: 2016-08-22 15:14:12 GMT - USA - World - SN:67 - ID:5470917

    WASHINGTON, Aug 22 (MENA) - Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump launched an assault on the Clinton Foundation, saying that foreign donations and other ethical conflicts made Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton’s family charity “the most ....

  • Russian raids from Iran airbase 'over for now': Tehran

    Date: 2016-08-22 14:20:11 GMT - Iran - World - SN:62 - ID:5470921

    TEHRAN, Aug 22 (MENA) - Iran said Monday that Russian raids on jihadists in Syria from one of its airbases had ended for now, after accusing Moscow of "showing off" when it revealed the bombing runs. The Russian ambassador to Tehran, Levan ....

  • We will fight terrorist groups till end - Turkish FM

    Date: 2016-08-22 13:46:08 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:54 - ID:5470017

    ANKARA, Aug 22 (MENA) - Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Turkey played an "active role" in the fight against Daesh. He added the country would continue to support operations against Daesh. Speaking at a press conference with his Lithuanian ....

  • At least 20 people behind Thai bombings -- police

    Date: 2016-08-22 13:13:31 GMT - Thailand - World - SN:49 - ID:5470349

    BANGKOK, Aug 22 (MENA) - Thai police on Monday said at least 20 people were involved in carrying out a wave of deadly bombings in the country's south earlier this month, CBC News reported. National Police Chief Jakthip Chaijinda said that police ....

  • NATO Europe commander arrives in Ankara

    Date: 2016-08-22 12:09:06 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:43 - ID:5469613

    ANKARA, Aug 22 (MENA) - Supreme Allied Commander Europe (SACEUR) and US European Command (EURCOM) chief US Gen. Curtis Scaparrotti arrived here Monday to meet Chief of the Turkish General Staff Hulusi Akar. Scaparrotti had announced in July he ....

  • OIC secretary general visits Kabul

    Date: 2016-08-22 11:34:59 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - World - SN:38 - ID:5469405

    JEDDAH, Aug 22 (MENA) - Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Iyad Madani met with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani in the capital Kabul. According to an OIC Statement, Madani also met with Chief Executive Officer of ....

  • Turkey appoints new ambassador to Russia

    Date: 2016-08-22 11:27:24 GMT - Russia - World - SN:37 - ID:5469425

    ANKARA, Aug 22 (MENA) - Turkish authorities have appointed a new ambassador to Russia, Sputnik News Agency quoted a diplomatic source in Ankara as saying on Monday. "Yes, he has been appointed, the candidacy has been approved," the source said. ....

  • Taliban captures Khwajah Ghar district

    Date: 2016-08-22 11:14:57 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:34 - ID:5469201

    KABUL, Aug 22 (MENA) - Khwaja Ghar district of Afghanistan’s Takhar province has fallen to the Taliban, following heavy clashes between the insurgent group and the security forces, according to Khama Press. The fall of Khwajah Ghar district came ....

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