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  • US Court orders paying $3m to family of person died in custody

    Date: 2015-10-05 15:48:03 GMT - USA - World - SN:62 - ID:3473065

    NEW YORK, Oct 5 (MENA) - The city of Los Angeles is poised to pay nearly $3 million to the family of a 56-year-old grandfather who died in police custody after a Los Angeles Police Department jail guard placed him in a chokehold, according to court ....

  • UN Geneva HQ to be opened to public Oct. 24

    Date: 2015-10-05 14:50:18 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:55 - ID:3471373

    GENEVA, Oct 5 (MENA) - The United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG) is scheduled October 24 to open the doors of the Palais des Nations to the public to celebrate the entry into force of the United Nations Charter in 1945. "We urge everyone to save ....

  • Najib denies meeting with Netanyahu in UN

    Date: 2015-10-05 12:54:22 GMT - Italy - World - SN:39 - ID:3471929

    ROME, Oct 5 (MENA) - Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak has denied the allegation that he held a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during the United Nations (UN) General Assembly in New York recently, media reports said. ....

  • Death toll of Pakistani pilgrims rises to 60 in Mina stampede

    Date: 2015-10-04 22:11:25 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:102 - ID:3468933

    ISLAMABAD, Oct 4 (MENA) - The number of Pakistani pilgrims killed in the Mina stampede has risen to 60, Geo news channel reported Sunday. As many as 49 Pakistani national were injured in the incident, the Ministry of Religious Affairs said on ....

  • France's Fabius urges stragglers to publish emissions data

    Date: 2015-10-04 22:07:47 GMT - France - World - SN:101 - ID:3468853

    PARIS, Oct 4 (MENA) - French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, who will chair December's UN-led climate talks in Paris, on Sunday urged countries which have yet to publish greenhouse gas emissions data to do so as soon as possible. "I invite all ....

  • Taliban says hanged military officer as revenge for executions

    Date: 2015-10-04 22:04:38 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:99 - ID:3468821

    ISLAMABAD, Oct 4 (MENA) - The Pakistani Taliban has hanged a military intelligence officer in retaliation for recent executions of militants by Pakistan, the militant group said in videos released on Sunday. The local Geo News said the videos could ....

  • Search in Indonesia fails to locate missing passenger plane

    Date: 2015-10-04 19:33:41 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:89 - ID:3468401

    JAKARTA, Oct 4 (MENA) - For a second day, searchers failed to locate a plane with 10 people on board that went missing in eastern Indonesia, Fox News reported Sunday. The search for the DHC-5 Twin Otter turboprop plane, owned by the Aviastar ....

  • Thousands protest Turkish President in Strasbourg

    Date: 2015-10-04 19:11:00 GMT - France - World - SN:87 - ID:3468221

    STRASBOURG, Oct 4 (MENA) - Thousands of people gathered at the Place Kleber, a square in central Strasbourg, France, to protest the presence of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdo─čan, who held a rally in the city on Sunday, Today's Zaman paper ....

  • 4 dead, 16 missing as typhoon Mujigae hits south China

    Date: 2015-10-04 18:37:06 GMT - China - World - SN:83 - ID:3467793

    BEIJING, Oct 4 (MENA) - One fisherman died and another 16 are missing as typhoon Mujigae, the 22nd typhoon this year, made landfall in South China's Guangdong Province on Sunday, Xinhua reported. As of 7:30 p.m., 35 cases of boat stranding and ....

  • Turkish journalists rally to protest diminishing media freedom

    Date: 2015-10-04 11:16:01 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:32 - ID:3464777

    ANKARA, Oct 4 (MENA) - Turkish journalists have held a demonstration in Istanbul to protest threats against journalists in the country. The protest was staged on Saturday with journalists gathering in the city’s Istiklal Square located on the ....

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