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  • Italy urges more int'l diplomatic efforts on Libya

    Date: 2015-11-30 22:16:30 GMT - Italy - World - SN:132 - ID:3837150

    ROME, Nov 30 (MENA) – Italy's foreign minister called Monday for exerting more international diplomatic efforts to urge Libyan rivals to agree to a political deal reached by the United Nations. Paolo Gentiloni made the appeal in a message sent to ....

  • Air France's Boeing 777 makes emergency landing in Russia's St. Petersburg

    Date: 2015-11-30 21:47:36 GMT - Russia - World - SN:127 - ID:3836785

    MOSCOW, Nov 30 (MENA) - Air France's Boeing 777 airliner heading from Paris to Beijing made an emergency landing at St. Petersburg's Pulkovo Airport on Monday due to apparent engine failure, Sputnik reported. The airliner was carrying 269 ....

  • Johannesburg to host FOCAC Friday

    Date: 2015-11-30 19:29:34 GMT - South Africa - World - SN:115 - ID:3836773

    JOHANNESBURG, Nov 30 (MENA) – The South African capital Johannesburg will host the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) on Friday. Egypt will take part in the two-day summit with a delegation headed by Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry. The ....

  • Turkey says won’t apologize for shooting down Russian jet

    Date: 2015-11-30 18:16:11 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:108 - ID:3836657

    ANKARA, Nov 30 (MENA) - Turkey will not apologize for downing an aircraft that violated its airspace but the country is ready to hold talks with Russia, the Turkish premier was quoted as saying by Anadolu Agency on Monday. Addressing a joint ....

  • Suspect of Paris terror attack has fled to Syria - paper

    Date: 2015-11-30 18:01:14 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:104 - ID:3835754

    LONDON, Nov 30 (MENA) - One of the suspects of the Paris terror attacks is believed to have escaped to Syria, The Independent quoted a source close to the investigation as saying Monday Salah Abdeslam, born in Brussels, has been on the run since ....

  • Russia-Turkey 2016 Cooperation Year cancelled

    Date: 2015-11-30 18:00:32 GMT - Russia - World - SN:103 - ID:3836202

    MOSCOW, Nov 30 (MENA) – Russia will cancel the Year of Russian-Turkish Cooperation, scheduled for 2016, RIA Novosti quoted Olga Golodets, Russian deputy prime minister, as saying on Monday. “The decision was made as part of restrictive measures ....

  • Abbas urges more int'l efforts to realize peace

    Date: 2015-11-30 17:11:54 GMT - palestine - World - SN:99 - ID:3835950

    RAMALLAH, Nov 30 (MENA) – Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas called Monday on the international community to exert more efforts to achieve peace in the Middle East according to a French initiative. "The international community is required today ....

  • Russian deputy FM meets Palestinian envoy

    Date: 2015-11-30 16:36:54 GMT - Russia - World - SN:91 - ID:3835926

    MOSCOW, Nov 30 (MENA) - Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov discussed here on Monday with Palestinian president's special envoy Ahmed Majdalani the current situation in the Palestinian territories and means to ease tension with ....

  • US senators call for massive troop deployment in Syria, Iraq

    Date: 2015-11-30 16:14:37 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:85 - ID:3835830

    LONDON, Nov 30 (MENA) - Two Republican senators have called for Washington to nearly triple military force levels in Iraq to 10,000, and send an equal number of troops to Syria to fight Daesh terrorist group, according to The Independent. John ....

  • Obama expresses regret to Putin over Turkey downing Russian Su-24 in Syria

    Date: 2015-11-30 16:09:02 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:81 - ID:3835798

    MOSCOW, Nov 30 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama has expressed regret to Russian leader Vladimir Putin over the downing of Russia’s Su-24 Fencer by a Turkish fighter last week, Sputnik News Agency quoted Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov as saying ....

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