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  • UK must do even more to help refugees - George Osborne

    Date: 2015-09-06 12:28:21 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:37 - ID:3297133

    LONDON, Sept 6 (MENA) - Britain "needs to do even more" to help refugees from Syria, Chancellor George Osborne has said, as he called for a "fundamental rethink" of how the UK uses its international aid budget, according to the BBC. Osborne told ....

  • Pope urges Catholic parishes to take in refugees

    Date: 2015-09-06 11:46:37 GMT - Vatican - World - SN:32 - ID:3296825

    VATICAN, Sept 6 (MENA) - Pope Francis is asking faithful throughout Europe to shelter refugees fleeing “death from war and hunger” in their countries. Francis said that the Vatican’s two parishes are taking in two families of refugees. He gave no ....

  • Saudi king winds up visit to US

    Date: 2015-09-06 08:42:52 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - World - SN:17 - ID:3295281

    JEDDAH, Sept 6 (MENA) - Saudi King Salman bin Abdel Aziz left the Washington after an official visit to the US where he met with US President Barack Obama. Both leaders tackled regional and international issues of mutual interest. At the end ....

  • Bucharest mayor detained on suspicion of taking bribes

    Date: 2015-09-06 08:40:40 GMT - Romania - World - SN:16 - ID:3295353

    BUCHAREST, Sept 6 (MENA) - Anti-corruption prosecutors in Romania have detained the influential mayor of Bucharest on suspicion that he took bribes of 25,000 euros ($28,000) from firms working for the city hall, ABC news reported. The ....

  • 10 people dead, several missing from capsized boat

    Date: 2015-09-06 08:24:24 GMT - south korea - World - SN:12 - ID:3295165

    SEOUL, Sept 6 (MENA) - The death toll from a capsized fishing boat off the country's south coast increased to 10 Sunday, as several others remained unaccounted for, Yonhap quoted coast guard officials as saying. The 9.77-ton boat Dolphin was ....

  • Taliban rocket kill a woman and her 3 children in Kunar province

    Date: 2015-09-06 08:23:52 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:11 - ID:3295053

    KABUL, Sept 6 (MENA) - A woman was killed along with her three children after a rocket fired by Taliban militants landed in a residential house in eastern Kunar province, Khaama Press reported. According to local government officials, the ....

  • 13 killed in Tajikistan crackdown after police station attacks

    Date: 2015-09-05 21:58:18 GMT - Russia - World - SN:109 - ID:3294373

    MOSCOW, Sept 5 (MENA) – Thirteen militants were killed on Saturday in Tajikistan, a day after their armed group allegedly carried out deadly attacks on police, France 24 quoted the interior ministry as saying. The operation by both the army and ....

  • Subdued demonstration in Paris backs migrants

    Date: 2015-09-05 18:10:41 GMT - France - World - SN:90 - ID:3293445

    PARIS, Sept 5 (MENA) - Thousands filled the Republique plaza in central Paris in support of the migrants, waving flags in solidarity, ABC News reported. French public opinion has been divided over how to handle the growing demands for asylum, ....

  • Special train brings some 250 migrants to Munich

    Date: 2015-09-05 15:59:13 GMT - Germany - World - SN:79 - ID:3292609

    MUNICH, Sept 5 (MENA) - A chartered train with some 250 migrants on board has arrived in Munich after traveling non-stop from Vienna, ABC News reported. Federal police spokesman Simon Hegewald said that a total of about 600 people who were trying ....

  • Ex-Czech president launches anti-immigrant petition

    Date: 2015-09-05 14:10:10 GMT - Czech - World - SN:65 - ID:3291861

    PRAGUE, Sep 5 (MENA) - Former Czech president Vaclav Klaus, a renowned Euro-skeptic, has launched an "Against Immigration" petition which calls "mass immigration a fundamental threat for the stability of Europe and individual EU member states," ABC ....

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