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  • Belarus's amb. in Cairo proud as national wins Nobel award

    Date: 2015-10-09 15:05:33 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:65 - ID:3498193

    CAIRO, Oct 9 (MENA) - Belarus's Ambassador to Cairo Sergei Rachkov said has voiced happiness and pride after Belarusian journalist Svetlana Alexievich was awarded the 2015 Nobel Prize for Literature Thursday. This is the first award granted to a ....

  • 2 militants killed after attacking restaurant in Kabul

    Date: 2015-10-09 14:30:57 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:59 - ID:3498177

    KABUL, Oct 9 (MENA) - Two militants were killed after attacking a restaurant in the 3rd police district of Kabul city on Thursday night, Khaama Press quoted security officials as saying on Friday. The Afghan intelligence said the two militants ....

  • NATO 'steps up reconnaissance flights along Russia's border'

    Date: 2015-10-09 14:21:40 GMT - Russia - World - SN:58 - ID:3498157

    MOSCOW, Oct 9 (MENA) - NATO has ramped up its naval presence in the Baltic and Black Seas, Russia's envoy to the Western defense alliance said on Friday, the Sputnik reported. "We have registered a notable increase in the number of reconnaissance ....

  • Migrant arrivals in Greece 'surge' to 7,000 daily - IOM

    Date: 2015-10-09 12:07:54 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:44 - ID:3497001

    GENEVA, Oct 9 (MENA) - The number of migrants arriving on the Greek islands near Turkey has surged to about 7,000 a day in the past week, the BBC quoted migration experts working there as saying on Friday. The International Organization for ....

  • FAO to celebrate 70th anniversary next Friday

    Date: 2015-10-09 09:43:42 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:24 - ID:3496181

    CAIRO, Oct 9 (MENA) – The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) will celebrate next Friday its 70th anniversary at the presence of UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and several international figures. The event coincides with the World Food Day ....

  • Egypt, UN discuss boosting cooperation

    Date: 2015-10-08 20:58:31 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:97 - ID:3493745

    CAIRO, Oct 8 (MENA) – Minster of International Cooperation Sahar Nasr reviewed with UN resident coordinator Anita Nirody and director of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Egypt Ignacio Artaza boosting cooperation between the ....

  • Kerry, Lavrov discuss deconfliction in Syria, no tactical decisions made

    Date: 2015-10-08 20:33:04 GMT - Russia - World - SN:94 - ID:3494657

    MOSCOW, Oct 8 (MENA) – US Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov discussed on Thursday establishing mechanisms to avoid the two countries’ forces coming into conflict in Syria, but did not make any major decisions, ....

  • Kerry meets South Sudanese leaders on settling crisis

    Date: 2015-10-08 19:42:47 GMT - USA - World - SN:86 - ID:3493917

    WASHINGTON, Oct 8 (MENA) - US Secretary of State John Kerry held meetings on Thursday with South Sudanese leaders at the headquarters of the US Department of State on accelerating implementation of the Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in ....

  • Lavrov, Kerry discuss Ukraine, Syria crises over phone

    Date: 2015-10-08 19:26:11 GMT - Russia - World - SN:85 - ID:3494141

    MOSCOW, Oct 8 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US Secretary of State John Kerry discussed on Thursday in a phone call the coordination of efforts to stabilize the situation in Syria as well as the implementation of the Minsk ....

  • Syria conflict: Russian cruise missiles 'crash in Iran'

    Date: 2015-10-08 19:06:40 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:82 - ID:3494201

    LONDON, Oct 8 (MENA) - A number of cruise missiles fired from a Russian warship towards targets in Syria have reportedly crashed in Iran, The Independent reported Thursday. At least four missiles fell as they flew over Iran, two US officials said ....

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