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  • Eurostar reports disruption in six trains with 'Migrants On Roofs'

    Date: 2015-09-02 10:33:58 GMT - France - World - SN:37 - ID:3270925

    PARIS, Sept 2 (MENA) - Rail services through the Channel Tunnel have been disrupted because of suspected migrants on the track and even on train roofs, Sky News reported. Some passengers on Eurostar were told people had managed to get on top of ....

  • Fire in Paris leaves at least eight people dead

    Date: 2015-09-02 06:47:52 GMT - France - World - SN:11 - ID:3269953

    PARIS, Sept 2 (MENA) - A fire in the center of Paris has left at least eight people dead, The Guardian reported, quoting French police. Four others are injured and in critical condition in one of the city’s worst fires for a decade. The eight ....

  • China rejects Japan's complaints over UN chief's attendance at military parade

    Date: 2015-09-01 21:36:44 GMT - south korea - World - SN:138 - ID:3269613

    BEIJING, Sept 1 (MENA) - China on Tuesday rejected the Japanese complaints over UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's plan to attend this week's huge military parade in Beijing marking the end of World War II, the Yonhap reported. Ban is among about ....

  • Greek coast guards seize weapon-laden ship bound for Libya from Turkey

    Date: 2015-09-01 20:49:37 GMT - Greece - World - SN:137 - ID:3269569

    ATHENS, Sept 1 (MENA) – The Greek coast guards detained a Bolivian-flagged freighter over carrying a container with an unknown quantity of undeclared weapons, the Athens News Agency (ANA) reported on Tuesday. The Bolivian-flagged freighter ....

  • Moscow vows to make every effort to achieve peace in Ukraine

    Date: 2015-09-01 19:07:20 GMT - Russia - World - SN:128 - ID:3269225

    MOSCOW, Sept 1 (MENA) - Moscow considers strict ceasefire regime in Donbass an important step in implementation of Minsk peace accords, Sputnik cited the Russian Foreign Ministry as saying in a statement Tuesday. Russia will continue to make all ....

  • Israel urges UN chief and assembly president to reject Palestinian attempt to raise flag

    Date: 2015-09-01 18:37:36 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:126 - ID:3268953

    NEW YORK, Sept 1 (MENA) - Israel is urging the United Nations secretary-general and General Assembly president to reject a Palestinian attempt to raise their flag at UN headquarters, Fox News reported Tuesday. Israel's UN ambassador Ron Prosor ....

  • Russia turns down Japan’s protest over Russian minister’s trip to disputed islands

    Date: 2015-09-01 18:15:29 GMT - Russia - World - SN:122 - ID:3268857

    TOKYO, Sept 1 (MENA) - The Russian side has turned down Japan's protest over the Russian agriculture minister's trip to Iturup, the biggest island in the Southern Kuril Archipelago, a source at the Russian embassy in Japan told TASS. "Today we ....

  • Nepal constitution protests leave five dead

    Date: 2015-09-01 17:19:02 GMT - Nepal - World - SN:117 - ID:3268653

    KATHMANDU, Sept 1 (MENA) - Nepalese police have shot dead five protesters in the south of the country angry at a draft constitution. Those killed belong to the Madhesi ethnic community, who are culturally close to Indians across the ....

  • Shots fired at Darmstadt main rail station in Germany

    Date: 2015-09-01 16:31:52 GMT - Germany - World - SN:112 - ID:3267329

    BERLIN, Sept 1 (MENA) - Darmstadt's main railway station was briefly evacuated after a man began threatening passengers with a knife, local media report Tuesday. Police are said to have opened fire in order to detain him. A policeman was ....

  • Britain must take in 10,000 refugees, says Labor's Yvette Cooper

    Date: 2015-09-01 13:59:16 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:78 - ID:3266525

    LONDON, Sept 1 (MENA) - UK's Labor leadership candidate and shadow home secretary Yvette Cooper said Tuesday her country must take in 10,000 refugees, the Telegraph reported. The Labor leadership candidate blamed ministers of "political ....

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