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  • 23 killed in Taliban, Daesh clashes in Afghan Nangarhar

    Date: 2015-09-04 11:43:13 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:42 - ID:3285725

    KABUL, Sept 4 (MENA) - At least 23 militants were killed when armed clashes erupted between Taliban and Daesh affiliates in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan, the local Khaama reported Friday. Local government officials said the clashes ....

  • Over 5,000 refugees arrive to Greece daily - IOM

    Date: 2015-09-04 11:02:49 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:38 - ID:3285541

    GENEVA, Sept 4 (MENA) - The International Organization for Migration (IOM) on Friday said its team in Greece estimated that over 5,000 migrants and refugees a day have crossed the Aegean Sea into the country over the past week. In a statement, ....

  • 'Militants' killed in Kashmir battle

    Date: 2015-09-03 19:41:49 GMT - India - World - SN:128 - ID:3283317

    NEW DELHI, Sept 3 (MENA) - At least five suspected militants have been killed in two separate gun battles with security forces in Indian-administered Kashmir, authorities said. Two Indian soldiers were also killed in the incidents in Kupwara and ....

  • Russian FM to hold meeting with FMs of Sudan, South Sudan

    Date: 2015-09-03 16:34:01 GMT - Russia - World - SN:101 - ID:3281921

    MOSCOW, Sept 3 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will meet with his Sudanese and South Sudanese counterparts Ibrahim Ahmed Ghandou and Barnaba Benjamin respectively here between 9 to 11 September, according to the Russian Foreign ....

  • France, Germany propose fairer distribution of migrants throughout Europe

    Date: 2015-09-03 15:17:22 GMT - France - World - SN:97 - ID:3281389

    PARIS, Sept 3 (MENA) – French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel agreed on reviewing laws on the right of asylum and a fairer distribution of migrants throughout the European Union. In a statement on Thursday, the ....

  • UN Commission of Inquiry on Syria: No end in sight for Syrian civilians

    Date: 2015-09-03 12:50:35 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:70 - ID:3280309

    GENEVA, Sept 3 (MENA) - With no end in sight, the conflict in the Syrian Arab Republic continues to intensify, subjecting civilians of all backgrounds to crimes against humanity and war crimes, a group of UN experts warned today. These ....

  • Refugee petition exceeds 100,000 threshold

    Date: 2015-09-03 12:17:28 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:67 - ID:3279817

    LONDON, Sept 3 (MENA) - A petition calling on the UK to accept more asylum seekers and refugees could be debated by Parliament after securing more than 100,000 signatures. It says the UK "is not offering proportional asylum" in comparison with ....

  • China flexes muscles with World War II military extravaganza

    Date: 2015-09-03 12:11:03 GMT - China - World - SN:65 - ID:3280001

    BEIJING, Sept 3 (MENA) - With swarms of fighter jets and helicopters flying overhead, some 12,000 troops marched through the center of Beijing as China marked the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II with its biggest ever display of military ....

  • Nuclear power likely to generate 12 pct of UAE's energy needs

    Date: 2015-09-03 12:05:26 GMT - south korea - World - SN:63 - ID:3279653

    SEOUL, Sept 3 (MENA) - The United Arab Emirates (UAE) observed Wednesday the start of construction on the fourth nuclear reactor in the UAE's Al Gharbia region, ENEC said in an e-mailed statement, according to Xinhuanet. Energy Minister Suhail Al ....

  • War stops 13 million from going to school in Middle East, North Africa: U.N

    Date: 2015-09-03 10:26:25 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:42 - ID:3278781

    LONDON, Sept 3 (MENA) - Millions of displaced children are being deprived of a basic education, according to a startling report from the United Nation’s (UN) children’s agency, Unicef, which adds how the hopes of an entire generation are at stake ....

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