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  • 10 fishermen dead in South African trawler tragedy

    Date: 2015-09-28 11:41:38 GMT - South Africa - World - SN:56 - ID:3427805

    PRETORIA, Sept 28 (MENA) - A South African rescue service says 10 fishermen died and three are missing after the crew of a fishing trawler abandoned their vessel in rough seas off the South African coast, according to ABC News. The National Sea ....

  • David Cameron to meet Iranian president over Syria conflict

    Date: 2015-09-28 11:19:14 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:54 - ID:3427657

    LONDON/NEW YORK, Sept 28 (MENA) - British Prime Minister David Cameron will hold face-to-face talks with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani as part of a bid to revive the Syrian peace process, the BBC reported. The pair will meet on Tuesday in New ....

  • International contact group on Syria may hold talks in October

    Date: 2015-09-28 10:32:58 GMT - Russia - World - SN:47 - ID:3427177

    MOSCOW, Sept 28 (MENA) - An international contact group on the Syrian crisis with Russia, Iran, Saudi Arabia, the United States, Turkey, and Egypt may meet in October, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov said Monday. “Four ....

  • No Iran-US talks over Syria: Zarif

    Date: 2015-09-28 10:29:06 GMT - Iran - World - SN:46 - ID:3427165

    TEHRAN, Sept 28 (MENA) - Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif said on Sunday there has been no negotiations taking place between Iran and the US over the issue of Syria. "We only talked on implementation of the nuclear Joint Comprehensive Plan ....

  • Hollande to visit Lebanon in October

    Date: 2015-09-28 09:00:34 GMT - Lebanon - World - SN:34 - ID:3426397

    BEIRUT, Sept 28 (MENA) - French President Francois Hollande announced that he will head for Lebanon in October to tackle the challenges that are confronting the country, particularly the one-and-a-half-year-long presidential deadlock, according to ....

  • Russia surprises US with accord on battling Daesh -- Newspaper

    Date: 2015-09-28 08:42:12 GMT - USA - World - SN:32 - ID:3426285

    NEW YORK, Sept 28 (MENA) - For the second time this month, Russia moved to expand its political and military influence in the Syria conflict and left the United States scrambling, this time by reaching an understanding, announced on Sunday, with ....

  • Britain to send 370 troops to help Somalia, South Sudan

    Date: 2015-09-28 07:58:52 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:29 - ID:3425977

    LONDON, Sept 28 (MENA) - Britain is preparing to send a total of up to 370 peacekeepers to aid African Union and United Nations efforts in Somalia and South Sudan, the Voice of America reported. Prime Minister David Cameron will formally announce ....

  • Japan to offer $810 mil to support refugees fleeing Syria, Iraq: NHK

    Date: 2015-09-28 07:48:32 GMT - Japan - World - SN:28 - ID:3425885

    TOKYO, Sept 28 (MENA) - Japan, which accepted just 11 asylum seekers out of 5,000 applications last year, will provide about $810 million in aid in response to refugees fleeing Syria and Iraq, public broadcaster NHK reported on Monday. Prime ....

  • Abe urges Iran to follow nuclear deal so Japan can boost investment

    Date: 2015-09-28 07:40:31 GMT - USA - World - SN:26 - ID:3425665

    NEW YORK, Sept 28 (MENA) - The leaders of Japan and Iran met Sunday on the sidelines of U.N. meetings in New York, with Tokyo proposing increased investment as an inducement for Tehran implementing a nuclear deal with six major powers, according to ....

  • Taliban attack northern Afghan city: Official

    Date: 2015-09-28 07:34:19 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:25 - ID:3425745

    KABUL, Sept 28 (MENA) - Taliban fighters launched a brazen attack on the capital of the northeastern Afghan province of Kunduz on Monday, triggering firefights with police and soldiers in an apparent bid to capture the city, Channel News Asia ....

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