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  • Russian diplomatic source: Meeting between FMs of Russia, US, Saudi Arabia on Syrian crisis

    Date: 2015-10-19 12:10:48 GMT - Russia - World - SN:56 - ID:3561489

    MOSCOW, Oct 19 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, US Secretary of State John Kerry and Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Jubeir will most likely meet soon in Vienna, Austria, a diplomatic source told journalists Monday. The source did not ....

  • Despite progress, road traffic deaths remain too high

    Date: 2015-10-19 11:12:21 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:38 - ID:3560481

    GENEVA, Oct 19 (MENA) - Some 1.25 million people die each year as a result of road traffic crashes, according to the WHO's Global status report on road safety 2015, despite improvements in road safety. “Road traffic fatalities take an ....

  • Counter-extremism: David Cameron extends powers to block passports

    Date: 2015-10-19 10:14:07 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:31 - ID:3560345

    LONDON, Oct 19 (MENA) - More parents will be able to ask for their children's passports to be cancelled if they fear they could go overseas to join terror groups, the BBC reported. The power already covers under-16s, but will be widened to 16 and ....

  • British journalist for BBC found dead at airport in Istanbul

    Date: 2015-10-19 09:51:34 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:27 - ID:3559993

    LONDON, Oct 19 (MENA) - A former BBC journalist has been found dead in suspicious circumstances at an airport in Turkey, The Independent newspaper reported. Jacqueline Sutton, known as Jacky, died at Istanbul's Ataturk airport on her way to ....

  • Malaysia condemns attempts to alter character and status of Quds by Israel

    Date: 2015-10-19 09:39:06 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:24 - ID:3559789

    KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 19 (MENA) - Malaysia has once again condemned the provocation, escalating violence and all attempts to alter the character and status of the Holy City of Al Quds by Israel, said Malaysia's Permanent Representative to the United ....

  • Militant groups in Syria fighting each other for fund, control

    Date: 2015-10-18 17:44:29 GMT - Russia - World - SN:110 - ID:3556969

    MOSCOW, Oct 18 (MENA) - Fighting between different militant groups in Syria over territory control and funds are also on the rise, Russia Today quoted a Defense Ministry report as saying. Intercepted radio communications suggest that Daesh has ....

  • Operations in Syria have nothing to do with Ukrainian crisis - Moscow

    Date: 2015-10-18 17:43:41 GMT - Russia - World - SN:109 - ID:3555625

    MOSCOW, Oct 18 (MENA) - Spokeswoman of the Russian Foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova on Sunday denied that her country launched an air operation in Syria in order to divert attention from the Ukrainian crisis. Zakharov added that Moscow intervened ....

  • £150m legal bill for British troops just doing their duty

    Date: 2015-10-18 16:54:39 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:100 - ID:3554841

    LONDON, Oct 18 (MENA) - Taxpayers in Britain are facing a bill of almost £150 million to defend British soldiers who are being sued by enemy fighters for breaching their “human rights”, The Telegraph reported on Sunday. More than 2,000 separate ....

  • Pentagon: Khorasan leader killed in Syria airstrike

    Date: 2015-10-18 14:40:02 GMT - USA - World - SN:74 - ID:3555101

    WASHINGTON, Oct 18 (MENA) - An airstrike by the US-led coalition has killed Sanafi al Nasr, the leader of an al Qaeda offshoot called the Khorasan Group, a Pentagon spokesman said. The Pentagon said al Nasr organized routes for new recruits to ....

  • Trade min. to meet British companies looking forward to investing in Egypt

    Date: 2015-10-18 14:05:37 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:68 - ID:3554469

    CAIRO, Oct 18 (MENA) - Trade and Industry Minister Tarek Qabil will begin his visit to the British capital London Sunday where he will meet with a number of British officials including the ministers of trade and investment as well as the Middle East ....

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