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  • Syrian refugees flight lands in UK

    Date: 2015-11-17 18:46:00 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:157 - ID:3751581

    GLASGOW, Nov 17 (MENA) - About 100 Syrian refugees have landed in the UK - the largest group to arrive since the government expanded its resettlement scheme in September, the BBC News reported. The group - thought to be mainly families - arrived ....

  • Putin orders Russian naval forces to cooperate with France in Syria

    Date: 2015-11-17 18:43:54 GMT - Russia - World - SN:156 - ID:3751689

    MOSCOW, Nov 17 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered Russian naval forces in the Mediterranean to work as allies with French warships in attacking Daesh targets in Syria as his military stepped up its offensive against the terrorist ....

  • Moscow to invoke UN charter's self-defense right - foreign ministry

    Date: 2015-11-17 18:36:46 GMT - Russia - World - SN:153 - ID:3751605

    MOSCOW, Nov 17 (MENA) - The Russian Foreign Ministry on Tuesday said Moscow would invoke its right to self-defense under the United Nations charter, following the crash of a Russian plane. The ministry added in a statement that Russia would act ....

  • Pressure grows for global response against Daesh after Paris attacks

    Date: 2015-11-17 17:14:09 GMT - USA - World - SN:146 - ID:3751089

    WASHINGTON, Nov 17 (MENA) - World leaders pledged to seize on the Paris attacks to deepen their involvement in what looked Monday to be turning into more of a global campaign against the growing threat of Daesh, Wall Street Journal reported on its ....

  • Putin, Hollande to meet in Moscow on Nov 26 - Kremlin

    Date: 2015-11-17 16:54:11 GMT - Russia - World - SN:143 - ID:3751097

    MOSCOW, Nov 17 (MENA) - Russian and French presidents Vladimir Putin and Francois Hollande will meet in Moscow on November 26 to coordinate action in the fight against terrorism, TASS quoted the Kremlin press service as saying Tuesday. "It was ....

  • Hollande to Meet Obama, Putin next week

    Date: 2015-11-17 16:51:41 GMT - France - World - SN:142 - ID:3750929

    PARIS, Nov 17 (MENA) - French President Francois Hollande will meet his US counterpart Barack Obama in Washington on November 26 and Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow on November 26, the Elysee said in a statement Tuesday. The meetings ....

  • UK ready to cooperate with Russia to arrest terrorists involved in airliner crash

    Date: 2015-11-17 16:27:32 GMT - Russia - World - SN:137 - ID:3750345

    MOSCOW, Nov 17 (MENA) - A spokesman for the British Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday that his country is ready to cooperate with Russia to arrest terrorists involved in the Russia airliner crash, which took place in Egypt's Sinai on October ....

  • Three persons arrested in Germany in connection with Paris attacks

    Date: 2015-11-17 14:43:27 GMT - Germany - World - SN:121 - ID:3749593

    BERLIN, Nov 17 (MENA) - German police said Tuesday three people have been arrested near the western city of Aachen in connection to the Paris attacks. German media reports said that the three were arrested in the town of Alsdorf, just northeast ....

  • After Paris attacks, America cannot abandon refugees in need - paper

    Date: 2015-11-17 14:27:29 GMT - USA - World - SN:115 - ID:3748989

    WASHINGTON, Nov 17 (MENA) - The Washington Post urged the US administration not to give up the Syrian refugees crisis after Friday's terror attacks in Paris. "The Paris attacks have shaken up the discussion on Syria. But the moral calculus ....

  • UN urges not to demonise refugees

    Date: 2015-11-17 14:25:37 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:114 - ID:3749189

    GENEVA, Nov 17 (MENA) - The United Nations urged European countries not to react to Friday's attacks in Paris by rejecting or blaming refugees, the vast majority of whom were fleeing persecution or conflict, The Independent reported on ....

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