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  • Record 218,000 migrants crossed Mediterranean in October—UN

    Date: 2015-11-02 11:39:46 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:35 - ID:3649841

    GENEVA, Nov 2 (MENA) - More than 218,000 migrants and refugees crossed the Mediterranean to Europe in October — a monthly record and nearly the same number as in the whole of 2014, the United Nations said Monday. “Last month was a record month ....

  • Kerry to visit London this week

    Date: 2015-11-02 11:04:44 GMT - Kazakhstan - World - SN:26 - ID:3649145

    ASTANA, Nov 2 (MENA) - US Secretary of State John Kerry will visit London this week to discuss the situation in Syria and other matters, his spokesman said on Monday. "While in London, he will meet with British Foreign Secretary Hammond to ....

  • EU says attacks on journalists are attacks on freedom of expression

    Date: 2015-11-02 10:06:33 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:16 - ID:3648749

    BRUSSELS, Nov 2 (MENA) - The European Union stressed Monday that attacks on journalist are not only attacks on the victims, but also on freedoms of the expression and the media. "While we mark the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes ....

  • Rescuers find 12 large parts of Russian A321 plane's fuselage in Sinai

    Date: 2015-11-02 07:47:14 GMT - Russia - World - SN:10 - ID:3648109

    MOSCOW, Nov 2 (MENA) - At the current time, 12 parts of the fuselage and personal belongings have been found, Novosti news agency reported. The Russian search and rescue teams plan on finishing their operations at the A-321 crash site on Egypt’s ....

  • Park, Abe agree to speed up talks to resolve issue of former sex slaves

    Date: 2015-11-02 07:15:57 GMT - south korea - World - SN:9 - ID:3647897

    SEOUL, Nov 2 (MENA) - President Park Geun-hye and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe agreed Monday to speed up negotiations to quickly resolve the issue of former South Korean sex slaves for Japan's World War II soldiers, Yonhap quoted Cheong Wa Dae ....

  • French president arrives in China

    Date: 2015-11-02 07:15:27 GMT - China - World - SN:8 - ID:3647965

    BEIJING, Nov 2 (MENA) - French President Francois Hollande arrived in Chongqing in southwest China on Monday on a two-day state visit to China at the invitation of his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping to boost difficult climate negotiations, skynews ....

  • Bodies of Russian plane crash victims arrive in Saint Petersburg

    Date: 2015-11-02 05:59:05 GMT - Russia - World - SN:1 - ID:3647729

    MOSCOW, Nov 2 (MENA) - A Russian Emergencies Ministry plane has brought from Cairo to St. Petersburg some 144 bodies of the Russian plane which crashed in central Sinai on Saturday, Russia Today channel reported. The Il-76 aircraft landed at at ....

  • Refugees targeted in violent attacks across Germany

    Date: 2015-11-01 21:29:17 GMT - Germany - World - SN:124 - ID:3647309

    BERLIN, Nov 1 (MENA) - Around 20 attackers ganged up on two refugees standing outside a shelter in Wismar on the Baltic Sea, Deutsche Welle‎ quoted German police as saying Sunday. Three more refugees were injured in Magdeburg, some 200 kilometers ....

  • British Home Secretary does not rule out leading campaign to EU quit

    Date: 2015-11-01 21:26:39 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:123 - ID:3647285

    LONDON, Nov 1 (MENA) - British Home Secretary Theresa May has not ruled out leading the campaign to quit Europe in the wake of Nigel Farage's comments that he would be "delighted" if she did so, Daily Mail reported Sunday. The Home Secretary ....

  • German FM says solution could be reached to Syrian crisis

    Date: 2015-11-01 20:06:46 GMT - Germany - World - SN:119 - ID:3647109

    BERLIN, Nov 1 (MENA) – German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said he believes a solution could be reached to the Syrian crisis after the Geneva conference had been held. Speaking to German newspaper Bild am Sonntag, Steinmeier said ....

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