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  • Mogherini, EU top diplomats confer on migrants, ME peace process

    Date: 2015-09-25 19:17:52 GMT - France - World - SN:81 - ID:3415409

    PARIS, Sept 25 (MENA) - EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini on Friday met with French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, German Minister for Foreign Affairs Frank-Walter Steinmeier and UK Secretary of ....

  • French FM to take part in counterterrorism meeting in New York

    Date: 2015-09-25 18:51:04 GMT - France - World - SN:78 - ID:3415413

    PARIS, Sept 25 (MENA) - French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius will take part in a meeting on countering terrorism on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly session currently held in New York. In statements Friday, French Foreign Ministry ....

  • UN chief says member states formulated 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda

    Date: 2015-09-25 17:25:15 GMT - USA - World - SN:69 - ID:3415109

    NEW YORK, Sept 25 (MENA) - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday said that the member states have formulated the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. "The new agenda is a promise by leaders to all people everywhere. It is a universal, ....

  • Theft disrupts Kurdish oil flows to Turkey

    Date: 2015-09-25 16:55:36 GMT - Iraq - World - SN:66 - ID:3415085

    ERBIL, Iraq, Sept 25 (MENA) - The Kurdish government in northern Iraq said the flow of crude oil to a Turkish sea port was halted because of theft. The Kurdistan Regional Government said in a statement that saboteurs targeted a crude oil pipeline ....

  • Two Turkish soldiers, 34 Kurdish militants killed in clashes

    Date: 2015-09-25 15:09:32 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:57 - ID:3414233

    ANKARA, Sept 25 (MENA) - Two soldiers and 34 militants were killed in two separate attacks and a military operation in southeastern Turkey late on Thursday and early on Friday, Hurriyet daily news reported. The soldiers killed in two attacks ....

  • Amnesty calls for UN inquiry into Yemen bloody conflict

    Date: 2015-09-25 13:22:54 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:48 - ID:3413933

    LONDON, Sept 25 (MENA) - The United Nations should investigate violations of international humanitarian law committed by all sides in Yemen's civil war, Amnesty International said on Friday, six months after the start of a Saudi-led military ....

  • UNICEF appealing for US$14mn to respond to refugee crisis in Europe

    Date: 2015-09-25 13:21:28 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:47 - ID:3413825

    GENEVA, Sept 25 (MENA) - UNICEF is appealing for US$14 million to respond to the refugee and migrant crisis in Europe, with US$6.5 urgently needed for the immediate response in the next 6 months. Refugee and migrant flows in Europe are at an ....

  • Berlin pledges 4 billion euros to regional states for refugees

    Date: 2015-09-25 13:19:03 GMT - Germany - World - SN:46 - ID:3413817

    BERLIN, Sept 25 (MENA) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel has announced that Berlin will give its regional states extra funding to deal with an influx of migrants, Deutsche Welle reported Friday. The government says it plans to pay 670 euros per ....

  • US should consider including Russia in anti-Daesh fight - Chuck Hagel

    Date: 2015-09-25 11:32:23 GMT - Russia - World - SN:36 - ID:3413081

    MOSCOW, Sept 25 (MENA) - Including Russia in the international coalition against Daesh is a worthwhile proposal, former US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel told Sputnik on Friday. Hagel also said that members of the UN Security Council should ....

  • UK Cabinet to MENA: Cameron discussed Syria with Obama

    Date: 2015-09-25 06:54:06 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:16 - ID:3412041

    LONDON, Sept 25 (MENA) – British Prime Minister David Cameron telephoned US President Barack Obama on Thursday on the situation in Syria and the current refugees' crisis. A spokesperson for the British Cabinet told MENA correspondent in London ....

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