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  • Cameron admits launching airstrikes in Syria to Kill British Jihadists

    Date: 2015-09-07 16:13:43 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:78 - ID:3305801

    LONDON, Sept 7 (MENA) - Britain has for the first time killed two British members of Islamic State or Daesh in an unprecedented RAF drone strike in Syria, the prime minister revealed Monday. Reyaad Khan, from Cardiff, the target of the attack, ....

  • S. Korea, China reaffirm close coordination on N. Korean nuke

    Date: 2015-09-07 15:41:25 GMT - south korea - World - SN:70 - ID:3305105

    SEOUL, Sept 7 (MENA) - South Korean and Chinese nuclear envoys held talks here Monday on ways to bring North Korea back to the bargaining table, capitalizing on the mood of closer security ties between the two nations following President Park ....

  • UN security council is failing Syria, Ban Ki-moon admits

    Date: 2015-09-07 14:51:07 GMT - USA - World - SN:66 - ID:3304917

    NEW YORK, Sept 7 (MENA) - The UN secretary general, Ban Ki-moon, has admitted that the UN security council is failing Syria because of big power divisions which have prevented action to end a conflict that has cost hundreds of thousands of lives and ....

  • French president to open Tuesday conference on victims of ethnic, religious persecution

    Date: 2015-09-07 14:39:23 GMT - France - World - SN:64 - ID:3304377

    PARIS, Sept 7 (MENA) - French President Francois Hollande will open on Tuesday a conference on victims of ethnic and religious persecution in the Middle East. French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius and his Jordanian counterpart Nasser Judeh ....

  • Dick Cheney says the European refugee crisis is a 'direct consequence' of President Obama's failed foreign policy

    Date: 2015-09-07 06:01:09 GMT - USA - World - SN:5 - ID:3301037

    WASHINGTON, Sept 7 (MENA) - Former Vice President Dick Cheney blamed President Obama for the European refugee crisis on Sunday. While speaking on 'Fox News Sunday' with Chris Wallace, Cheney said the crisis is 'a direct consequence' of Obama's ....

  • Former Greek PM warns against return to 'corrupt' past

    Date: 2015-09-06 22:10:51 GMT - Greece - World - SN:106 - ID:3300781

    ATHENS, Sept 6 (MENA) - Former Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said Sunday the upcoming national election is a battle between his "honorable" government of the past seven months and "the dark period of corruption, cronyism and power networks" ....

  • Turkey's PM cuts short visit to follow up attack on military personnel

    Date: 2015-09-06 21:27:07 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:100 - ID:3300613

    ANKARA, Sept 6 (MENA) – Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu cut short a visit to the city of Konya after an attack against Turkish soldiers. Davutoglu returned back to the Turkish capital of Ankara to convene a security meeting, ABC News ....

  • Austria plans to close border as refugee crisis grows

    Date: 2015-09-06 21:21:16 GMT - Austria - World - SN:98 - ID:3300533

    VIENNA, Sept 6 (MENA) - Austria warned on Sunday that it planned to close its border again to refugees and migrants as thousands of people travelled across on their way to Germany, and splits on how to handle the crisis deepened across Europe, The ....

  • UN demands evacuation of thousands of refugees from Lesbos

    Date: 2015-09-06 20:03:05 GMT - Greece - World - SN:93 - ID:3300213

    ATHENS, Sept 6 (MENA) - The United Nations refugee agency has called for the emergency evacuation 17,000 refugees crammed on the Greek island of Lesbos, Euronews reported. The refugees are sleeping rough around the port area as they wait for the ....

  • Guatemalans heads for polls to pick up new president

    Date: 2015-09-06 20:01:40 GMT - Guatemala - World - SN:92 - ID:3300277

    GUATEMALA, Sept 4 (MENA) - Guatemalans are heading to the polls in presidential elections amid a deep political crisis, the BBC reported Sunday. Former President Otto Perez Molina resigned earlier this week and was swiftly arrested over a customs ....

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