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  • David Cameron meets Iranian president over Syria conflict

    Date: 2015-09-29 10:20:49 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:37 - ID:3433401

    LONDON, Sept 29 (MENA) – UK Prime Minister David Cameron has held face-to-face talks with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani as part of a bid to revive the Syrian peace process, according to the BBC Tuesday. The pair's meeting - which was brought ....

  • UNESCO celebrates day of OIC group

    Date: 2015-09-29 09:13:08 GMT - France - World - SN:29 - ID:3432405

    PARIS, Sept 28 (MENA) - UNESCO Group of the Member States of the Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC) has held a celebration here to discuss the contribution of the Islamic civilization to rapprochement among peoples. A number of experts of ....

  • Canad's PM refuses to take in more Syrian refugees

    Date: 2015-09-29 08:11:17 GMT - Canada - World - SN:25 - ID:3432913

    OTTAWA, Sept 29 (MENA) – Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper said Monday that Canada shouldn't take in more Syrian refugees just to "chase headlines" as he debated his two main rivals in next month's election, according to the New York ....

  • Abe, Putin agree to spur talks on territorial row

    Date: 2015-09-29 07:38:44 GMT - Russia - World - SN:21 - ID:3432781

    MOSCOW, Sept 29 (MENA) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed Monday to advance negotiations for a mutually acceptable solution to a long-standing territorial dispute that has prevented the two countries ....

  • Afghan forces launch bid to retake Kunduz from Taliban

    Date: 2015-09-29 07:04:06 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:18 - ID:3432541

    KABUL, Sept 29 (MENA) - Afghan forces have begun an operation to retake the city of Kunduz, which was seized by the Taliban on Monday, according to the BBC. Security forces have cleared the area around the central prison and the police ....

  • Daesh claims gunning down Italian aid worker in Bangladesh

    Date: 2015-09-29 07:01:42 GMT - Bangladesh - World - SN:17 - ID:3432401

    DHAKA, Sept 29 (MENA) – The so-called Islamic State has claimed responsibility for shooting dead an Italian aid worker in Bangladesh marking the expansion of the extremist group. The incident took place in the diplomatic zone in Bangladeshi capital, ....

  • Typhoon Dujuan kills two in Taiwan

    Date: 2015-09-29 06:54:49 GMT - Taiwan - World - SN:15 - ID:3432417

    TAIPEI, Sept 29 (MENA) - Two people have been killed by a powerful typhoon which swept Taiwan on Monday night, the BBC reported. About 1.8 million homes lost power during Typhoon Dujuan, which brought gusts of up to 227km/h (141mph). Thousands ....

  • Four British jihadists face UN sanctions

    Date: 2015-09-29 06:34:41 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:14 - ID:3432397

    LONDON, Sept 29 (MENA) - Four high-profile UK jihadists fighting or recruiting for Daesh militants in Syria are to be subjected to UN sanctions - at the UK's request, according to the BBC. The UN's updated sanctions list named the four as Omar ....

  • Obama, Putin swap barbs as they vied for global leadership -- Paper

    Date: 2015-09-28 22:53:30 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:118 - ID:3431893

    LONDON, Sept 28 (MENA) – Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin met on the sidelines of the United Nations general assembly on Monday after clashing with an exchange of blunt rhetoric as they vied for global leadership on Syria and the fight against Daesh, ....

  • Man armed with knife breached security at JFK Airport to try to meet Pope

    Date: 2015-09-28 22:31:09 GMT - USA - World - SN:113 - ID:3431889

    WASHINGTON, Sept 28 (MENA) – Hours after Pope Francis left New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport for Philadelphia, a man armed with a knife breached security hoping to "give the pope his business card," ABC News quoted prosecutors as ....

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