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  • Pakistan quake left at least 258 people dead

    Date: 2015-10-28 07:57:43 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:15 - ID:3618209

    ISLAMABAD, Oct 28 (MENA) - The quake which hit Pakistan on Monday left at least 258 people dead and more than 1,500 others injured, ABC News reported. Residents in a northwestern Pakistani town that was among the worst-affected by this week's ....

  • Lavrov, Kerry agree Mideast states should join Syria crisis settlement

    Date: 2015-10-27 21:12:09 GMT - Russia - World - SN:115 - ID:3616949

    MOSCOW, Oct 27 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US State Secretary John Kerry discussed on Tuesday the ongoing Syrian conflict and agreed that all main regional countries must take part in reconciliation efforts, the Russian ....

  • Ashton Carter: US to begin 'direct action on the ground' in Iraq, Syria

    Date: 2015-10-27 20:23:53 GMT - USA - World - SN:112 - ID:3616233

    WASHINGTON, Oct 27 (MENA) – The US will begin "direct action on the ground" against Daesh forces in Iraq and Syria, the NBC News quoted US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter as having said on Tuesday. In his testimony before the Senate Armed ....

  • Russia promises intensifying efforts to solve ME conflicts

    Date: 2015-10-27 13:51:35 GMT - Russia - World - SN:70 - ID:3614293

    MOSCOW, Oct 27 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Tuesday that his country seeks to intensify efforts with an aim of finding a political solution for conflicts in the Middle East and North Africa. Speaking at a press ....

  • Official: Iran sends more military advisers to Syria

    Date: 2015-10-27 13:19:19 GMT - Iran - World - SN:65 - ID:3614033

    TEHRAN, Oct 27 (MENA) - An Iranian official said the Iranian Revolutionary Guard has sent more military advisers to Syria to help President Bashar Assad, Military Times reported on Tuesday. Gen. Hossein Salami, the Guard's deputy leader, said ....

  • Britain to keep 450 troops in Afghanistan through 2016

    Date: 2015-10-27 13:18:53 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:64 - ID:3613649

    LONDON, Oct 27 (MENA) - Britain will extend the stay of about 450 soldiers in Afghanistan throughout 2016, the defense secretary said Tuesday following a similar announcement by the United States to extend its military presence there, ABC News ....

  • Over 700,000 migrants reached Europe's shores in 2015

    Date: 2015-10-27 11:16:41 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:48 - ID:3612701

    GENEVA, Oct 27 (MENA) - More than 700,000 refugees and migrants have reached Europe's Mediterranean shores so far this year, amid the continent's worst migration crisis since World War II, the UN refugee agency said Tuesday, according to Global ....

  • Visit of Saudi Arabia’s king to Russia before year end possible — Kremlin

    Date: 2015-10-27 10:28:16 GMT - Russia - World - SN:35 - ID:3612401

    MOSCOW, Oct 27 (MENA) - The Kremlin does not rule out that Saudi King Salman bin Abd al Aziz al Saud will visit Russia before the end of the year, Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters. "Such a possibility is studied through ....

  • Taliban threatens to continue fighting

    Date: 2015-10-27 10:22:21 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:33 - ID:3612205

    KABUL, Oct 27 (MENA) - Taliban threatened to continue fighting until the formation of an ‘Islamic system’ in Afghanistan, Afghan news agency Khaama reported on Tuesday. Mullah Akhtar Mohammad Mansour, the Supreme Leader of Taliban, has released an ....

  • Obama to visit Turkey, Philippines, Malaysia in November

    Date: 2015-10-27 08:03:15 GMT - USA - World - SN:17 - ID:3610881

    WASHINGTON, Oct 27 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama will travel to Turkey, the Philippines and Malaysia in November, The Washington Times reported Tuesday. The White House said Obama will be out of the country from Nov. 14 to Nov. 22 on his ....

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