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  • 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 ....

  • EU must show humanity toward refugees - Swedish FM

    Date: 2015-09-05 14:08:58 GMT - Sweden - World - SN:63 - ID:3291857

    STOCKHOLM, Sept 5 (MENA) - Sweden's Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom on Saturday welcomes a decision to pick up thousands of refugees walking from Hungary to Austria and to drive them by bus across the border. "We have all seen terrible ....

  • Missing Turkish soldier found in Daesh hospital in Syria

    Date: 2015-09-05 13:55:39 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:58 - ID:3291473

    ANKARA, Sept 5 (MENA) – A Turkish soldier who went missing on Tuesday following cross-border fire from Daesh-held territory in neighboring Syria was found at a Daesh hospital in Syria, the Turkish newspaper Cumhuriyet reported Saturday. Sources ....

  • Afghan president opens meeting of donor countries with positive progress report

    Date: 2015-09-05 11:11:13 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:45 - ID:3290625

    KABUL, Sept 5 (MENA) - Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani has opened a conference of donors to his country's reconstruction after almost 40 years of war, telling them he has made progress on a range of major challengers including security and ....

  • Merkel: Germany can cope with refugees without raising taxes

    Date: 2015-09-05 11:08:39 GMT - Germany - World - SN:43 - ID:3290309

    BERLIN, Sept 5 (MENA) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that Berlin can cope with a record-breaking influx of refugees and migrants this year without raising taxes and without jeopardizing its goal of a balanced budget, the Guardian reported. ....

  • Many obstacles are seen to US taking in large number of Syrian refugees

    Date: 2015-09-05 10:57:37 GMT - USA - World - SN:39 - ID:3290525

    NEW YORK, Sept 5 (MENA) - In late spring, with the war in Syria grinding into its fifth year amid an ever-deepening humanitarian catastrophe for millions of refugees, 14 United States senators wrote a letter to President Obama urging that at least ....

  • Austria expects 10,000 refugees coming from Hungary

    Date: 2015-09-05 10:44:10 GMT - Austria - World - SN:35 - ID:3290485

    VIENNA, Sept 5 (MENA) - The Austrian Interior Ministry expected that 10,000 refugees will arrive from Hungary. Already, 4,000 refugees arrived in Austria, the ministry said. The ministry added that Austria took the necessary measures to ....

  • Austria, Iran share economic, political interests: Fischer

    Date: 2015-09-05 07:35:28 GMT - Austria - World - SN:16 - ID:3289065

    VIENNA, Sept 5 (MENA) - Austrian President Heinz Fischer has said that Tehran and Vienna share numerous political and economic interests, calling on the two countries to help boost ties in both fields, the Tehran Times reported on ....

  • Germany, Austria agree on receiving refugees piling in Hungary

    Date: 2015-09-05 07:09:06 GMT - Austria - World - SN:13 - ID:3288917

    VIENNA, Sept 5 (MENA) - Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann announced reaching an agreement with German Chancellor Angela Merkel allowing the refugees piling in Hungary to travel to Austria and Germany after talks with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor ....

  • Japan eyes sending foreign minister to Iran, seeks investment pact

    Date: 2015-09-04 20:57:53 GMT - Japan - World - SN:86 - ID:3288473

    TOKYO, Sep 4 (MENA) - Japan is making arrangements to send Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida to Iran in late October at the earliest and set up a joint committee between the countries to deal with energy and infrastructure development and other ....

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