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  • Russia’s Lavrov to meet with Kerry, Mogherini, Stoltenberg at UN

    Date: 2015-09-26 10:20:56 GMT - Russia - World - SN:31 - ID:3417277

    NEW YORK, Sept 26 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has arrived in New York, where he will attend the 70th UN General Assembly session, TASS reported Saturday. His agenda consists of more than 50 events, including multilateral and ....

  • Daesh gaining ground in Afghanistan: UN report

    Date: 2015-09-26 06:31:48 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:15 - ID:3416321

    NEW YORK, Sept 26 (MENA) - The terrorist group of Daesh is making inroads in Afghanistan, winning over a growing number of sympathizers and recruiting followers in 25 of the country's 34 provinces, a UN report said. The militant group, which ....

  • UN adopts post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals

    Date: 2015-09-26 06:14:36 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:10 - ID:3416257

    NEW YORK, Sept 26 (MENA) - The 193-member General Assembly has adopted the new framework, "Transforming Our World: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development", composed of 17 goals and 169 targets to wipe out poverty, fight inequality and tackle ....

  • Egypt-Germany ties very imp.: Sisi tells Merkel

    Date: 2015-09-26 01:49:24 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:2 - ID:3416145

    NEW YORK, Sept 26 (MENA) - President Abdel Fattah El Sisi has expressed Egypt's interest in developing good ties with Germany describing bilateral relations as very important during a meeting he had with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on the side ....

  • Hollande, Sisi to meet in New York on Monday

    Date: 2015-09-25 23:39:48 GMT - France - World - SN:98 - ID:3416057

    PARIS, Sept 25 (MENA) - French President François Hollande will meet on Monday with Egyptian President Abdel Fatah El Sisi on the fringe of the 70th session of United Nations General Assembly in New York, a well-placed source at Elysee said on ....

  • US House Speaker says will resign in October

    Date: 2015-09-25 19:57:49 GMT - USA - World - SN:84 - ID:3415749

    WASHINGTON, Sept 25 (MENA) – John Boehner, the Ohio Republican, said in a news conference Friday afternoon he had decided only that morning to announce his plans to resign from Congress, the CNN reported. "Last night I started thinking about this ....

  • Merkel says changing world for better is possible

    Date: 2015-09-25 19:25:11 GMT - USA - World - SN:82 - ID:3415497

    NEW YORK, Sept 25 (MENA) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday that changing the world for the better is possible. In her speech at the UN Sustainable Development Summit on Friday, she said Germany pledged to eliminate poverty by ....

  • 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, ....

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