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  • Afghan insurgents kill NATO member in attack on US base

    Date: 2015-09-23 14:59:14 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:52 - ID:3406137

    KABUL, Sept 23 (MENA) - Afghan militants killed a NATO coalition force member during an attack on the US air base at Bagram, outside Kabul, NATO said in a statement on Wednesday. The attack on the main military airfield in Afghanistan took place ....

  • UN security council must be revamped, Annan warns

    Date: 2015-09-23 14:44:01 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:51 - ID:3406109

    LONDON, Sept 23 (MENA) - The UN security council must take in new permanent members or risk becoming increasingly irrelevant on the international stage, former UN secretary general Kofi Annan has warned. In an interview with the Guardian, Annan ....

  • Sisi participates in 70th session of UN General Assembly

    Date: 2015-09-23 13:44:12 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:46 - ID:3405101

    NEW YORK, Sept 23 (MENA) - President Abdel Fattah El Sisi will participate in the meetings of the 70th session of the UN General Assembly, to be held on September 25-27 at the UN headquarters in New York. More than 150 world leaders and officials ....

  • More than 2,500 refugees land on Lesbos on Wednesday-witness

    Date: 2015-09-23 13:38:03 GMT - Greece - World - SN:45 - ID:3405437

    ATHENS, Sept 23 (MENA) - More than 2,500 people, mainly Afghan refugees, arrived on the Greek island of Lesbos on Wednesday morning in the space of three hours, a witness said, according to the Daily Mail. About 40 rubber dinghies each carrying ....

  • Iran's Supreme Leader condemns Israeli assaults on Al Aqsa Mosque

    Date: 2015-09-23 11:19:06 GMT - Iran - World - SN:28 - ID:3404621

    TEHRAN, Sept 23 (MENA) - Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei strongly condemned the ongoing Israeli assaults on AL Aqsa Mosque, labeling them as sacrilegious acts. The mischievous policies adopted by the US and the crimes committed ....

  • Russia expands military presence in Syria, satellite photos show

    Date: 2015-09-23 10:27:49 GMT - USA - World - SN:24 - ID:3404261

    WASHINGTON, Sept 23 (MENA) - Russian forces appear to be expanding their military presence in Syria through the development of two additional bases that pose new challenges for the Obama administration as it struggles to avert a clash with Moscow in ....

  • Michel Kafando 'back in charge'

    Date: 2015-09-23 10:27:19 GMT - Burkina Faso - World - SN:23 - ID:3404353

    OUAGADOUGOU, Sept 23 (MENA) - Burkina Faso's interim President Michel Kafando has said he is back in charge and civilian rule restored nearly a week after a coup, the BBC reported on Wednesday. His announcement came as coup leader Gen Gilbert ....

  • Putin opens grand mosque in Moscow

    Date: 2015-09-23 10:13:13 GMT - Russia - World - SN:19 - ID:3404149

    MOSCOW, Sept 23 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin opened Wednesday the Moscow Cathedral Mosque, one of the largest mosques in Europe. Putin inaugurated the main mosque of Moscow after the global renovation in the company of several ....

  • NATO soldier killed in militants attack in the vicinity of Bagram Airfield

    Date: 2015-09-23 09:42:32 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:18 - ID:3403937

    KABUL, Sept 23 (MENA) - A service member of the NATO-led Resolute Support (RS) mission was killed in an attack in the vicinity of Bagram Airfield in northern Parwan province of Afghanistan, the Afghan news agency Khaama Press (KP) reported. A ....

  • Selfies are killing more people than shark attacks

    Date: 2015-09-23 09:18:18 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:15 - ID:3403941

    LONDON, Sept 23 (MENA) - More people have died while trying to take a ‘selfie’ than from shark attacks this year, The Independent reported Wednesday. So far, 12 people have lost their lives while trying to take a photo of themselves. But the ....

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