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  • Taliban says it shot down US military plane at Afghanistan's at Jalalabad airport, killing 11

    Date: 2015-10-02 07:26:53 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:9 - ID:3452793

    KABUL, Oct 2 (MENA) - The Taliban claim to have shot down a US military transport plane in eastern Afghanistan, killing 11 people, the ABC reported. The C-130 crashed close to midnight local time at Jalalabad airport. "The crew and passengers ....

  • Eleven dead as US plane crashes at Afghanistan airport

    Date: 2015-10-02 07:24:53 GMT - USA - World - SN:8 - ID:3452809

    WASHINGTON, Oct 2 (MENA) - An American C-130 transport plane has crashed at Jalalabad airport in Afghanistan, killing six crew members and five civilian contractors, a US military spokesman has said. The Taliban claimed it shot down the Hercules ....

  • Syria conflict: Russia launches fresh strikes

    Date: 2015-10-01 20:23:08 GMT - Russia - World - SN:90 - ID:3452249

    MOSCOW, Oct 1 (MENA) - Russia says it has launched air strikes in Syria for a second day, targeting militants from Daesh, BBC reported Thursday. The defense ministry said its jets had destroyed a Daesh ammunition depot and control ....

  • Iranian FM meets Latin American, European, Asian counterparts in New York

    Date: 2015-10-01 16:37:58 GMT - Iran - World - SN:77 - ID:3451189

    TEHRAN, Oct 1 (MENA) - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met with European, Asian and Latin American foreign ministers on the sidelines of the 70th session of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly held in New York. Zarif held ....

  • S. Korea, Iran to expand cooperation

    Date: 2015-10-01 11:23:41 GMT - south korea - World - SN:43 - ID:3448577

    SEOUL, Oct 1 (MENA) - Iran's top diplomat has requested more investment by South Korean firms in his country as the lifting of UN-led sanctions nears, according to the Foreign Ministry in South Korea. Meeting with his South Korean counterpart Yun ....

  • Russian FM, OIC chief discuss crises in ME

    Date: 2015-10-01 11:12:14 GMT - Russia - World - SN:38 - ID:3447733

    MOSCOW, Oct 1 (MENA) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergy Lavrov held a meeting on Thursday with Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Iyad Ameen Madani to discuss various Middle East crises and their potential political ....

  • Lavrov advises US reporters not to listen to Pentagon about Russian air strikes in Syria

    Date: 2015-10-01 11:03:07 GMT - Russia - World - SN:33 - ID:3448313

    MOSCOW, Oct 1 (MENA) - Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov advised Western journalists to apply to Russia's Defense Ministry for information about the Russian military operation in Syria, in response to US reporters' question on the Syria ....

  • Russia: Operation in Syria fully financed by Moscow

    Date: 2015-10-01 10:42:42 GMT - Russia - World - SN:32 - ID:3448005

    MOSCOW, Oct 1 (MENA) – Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskovsaid that the operation of the Russian Armed Forces in Syria is fully financed by Moscow, TASS reported on Thursday. Answering a question on whether the operation of Russian ....

  • UK jihadist Aseel Muthana added to UN sanctions list

    Date: 2015-10-01 08:38:07 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:22 - ID:3447101

    LONDON, Oct 1 (MENA) - A fifth UK jihadist fighting for Daesh militants in Syria has been added to a UN sanctions list, the BBC reported on Thursday. Aseel Muthana, from Cardiff, followed his older brother Nasser - who is already on the UN's list ....

  • Global 2: Apply Now for the 2016 Mandela Washington Fellowship

    Date: 2015-10-01 08:26:09 GMT - USA - World - SN:21 - ID:3447213

    WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Applications for the 2016 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders are being accepted now through Wednesday, November 11, 2015. Logo - ....

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