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  • UN Secretary General: progress, civic participation go hand in hand.

    Date: 2015-09-15 10:30:26 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:37 - ID:3353889

    CAIRO, Sept 15 (MENA) - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, has said that progress and civic participation go hand in hand, and a confident nation gives citizens a say and a role in the development of their country, according to the UN. In his ....

  • U.S. expands criminal probe into FIFA

    Date: 2015-09-15 09:20:28 GMT - USA - World - SN:24 - ID:3353857

    WASHINGTON, Sept 15 (MENA) - The U.S. criminal investigation into FIFA, world soccer’s governing body, has expanded beyond the initial indictment revealed earlier this year, and American prosecutors now anticipate more charges against individuals ....

  • Daesh releases alarming new video on 9/11 anniversary

    Date: 2015-09-15 08:57:41 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:20 - ID:3353445

    KABUL, Sept 15 (MENA) - Daesh has released a chilling new video on the anniversary of 9/11 - threatening new attacks on the US, Daily Mail reported Tuesday. Extremists claim they are 'back in America' during the ten minute video, which also warns ....

  • U.S. calls for restraint in Nepal constitutional debate

    Date: 2015-09-15 08:54:03 GMT - USA - World - SN:19 - ID:3353249

    WASHINGTON, Sept 15 (MENA) - The United States called on Monday for security forces to exercise restraint in responding to protests over the drawing up of a new constitution in Nepal and for citizens to avoid violence, according to Daily Mail. A ....

  • North Korea says it is ready to use nuke weapons against U.S.

    Date: 2015-09-15 07:46:59 GMT - south korea - World - SN:11 - ID:3353129

    SEOUL, Sept 15 (MENA) - North Korea threatened Tuesday to use nuclear weapons against the United States as it announced that it has restarted operation of its nuclear reactor at Yongbyon complex, Yonhap news agency reported. North Korea has made ....

  • Egypt's UNESCO amb. participates in international conference on Islamic civilization

    Date: 2015-09-14 22:29:28 GMT - France - World - SN:111 - ID:3352333

    PARIS, Sept 14 (MENA) – Chairman of the Executive Board of UNESCO Mohamed Sameh Amr participated on Monday in the opening session of a two-day international conference on Islamic civilization and Ibn Al-Haytham, representing Islamic member ....

  • No secret talks on Assad's fate says Moscow

    Date: 2015-09-14 21:19:27 GMT - Russia - World - SN:106 - ID:3351829

    MOSCOW, Sept 14 (MENA) - Russia said on Monday it has not held any secret talks on the fate of Syrian President Bashar Assad, according to Sputnik news agency. The denial was made by presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov who dismissed such media ....

  • Labour leader appoints UK's new shadow cabinet

    Date: 2015-09-14 16:38:16 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:85 - ID:3350101

    LONDON, Sept 14 (MENA) - Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has unveiled what he called a "unifying" new shadow cabinet, naming his left-wing ally John McDonnell as shadow chancellor, the BBC reported. Defeated leadership rival Andy Burnham is shadow ....

  • UN Security Council should be expanded to 20 members - Lavrov

    Date: 2015-09-14 15:52:26 GMT - Russia - World - SN:79 - ID:3349381

    MOSOW, Sept 14 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said that the United Nations' Security Council should be expanded to include 20 members. "The issue of how to expand it - by permanent or non-permanent members, or by adding ....

  • British PM says strong justifications in place to launch airstrikes against Daesh in Syria

    Date: 2015-09-14 13:06:02 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:55 - ID:3348461

    LONDON, Sept 14 (MENA) - British Prime Minister David Cameron believes that there are strong justifications to launch airstrikes against Daesh terrorist group in Syria, said Cameron's spokesman. The British government is planning to vote toward ....

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