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  • Iran, Germany officials eye closer economic ties

    Date: 2015-08-29 18:28:02 GMT - Iran - World - SN:95 - ID:3248677

    TEHRAN, Aug 29 (MENA) - Iran's Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani and German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier in a phone conversation on Saturday reviewed ways to expand economic cooperation between Tehran and Berlin. Larijani heading to the ....

  • U.S. envoy for Syria meets with Russian officials in Moscow

    Date: 2015-08-29 17:45:47 GMT - Russia - World - SN:91 - ID:3248661

    MOSCOW, Aug 29 (MENA) - The United States' newly appointed special envoy for Syria, Michael Ratney, met with Russian officials Friday to discuss ways to end the Syrian civil war. More than 240,000 people have died in the conflict, the United ....

  • S. Korean FM heads for US for GLACIER meetings

    Date: 2015-08-29 17:23:35 GMT - south korea - World - SN:86 - ID:3248069

    SEOUL, Aug 29 (MENA) - South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se on Saturday headed for Washington to take part in the foreign ministerial Conference on Global Leadership in the Arctic: Cooperation, Innovation, Engagement and Resilience (GLACIER), ....

  • Austria migrant lorry found with critically ill children

    Date: 2015-08-29 17:14:40 GMT - Austria - World - SN:78 - ID:3248045

    VIENNA, Ag 29 (MENA) - Three children have been found in a critical condition after being rescued from a lorry in Austria that contained 26 migrants, police were quoted by the BBC news as saying. The lorry was stopped in Braunau district and the ....

  • Migrant deaths on land and at sea strengthen calls for change in Europe

    Date: 2015-08-29 16:41:14 GMT - USA - World - SN:76 - ID:3248085

    WASHINGTON, Aug 29 (MENA) - The deaths en masse of scores of migrants on land and at sea prompted fresh calls on Friday for Europe to overhaul the way it responds to a never-before-seen influx of men, women and children that shows no sign of abating ....

  • How Nigerian Air Force plane crashed, killing all passengers, crew — Air Force

    Date: 2015-08-29 15:56:30 GMT - Nigeria - World - SN:69 - ID:3247697

    ABUJA, Aug 29 (MENA) - The Nigerian Air Force said all passengers and crew on board the Dornier-228 aircraft were killed in the crash that occurred Saturday morning. NAF spokesperson, Dele Alonge said that while the number of passengers and pilot ....

  • 2 arrests made in Bangkok bomb attack

    Date: 2015-08-29 13:41:51 GMT - Thailand - World - SN:55 - ID:3246781

    BANGKOK, Aug 29 (MENA) - Two men including a Turkish national were arrested Saturday in connection with last week's deadly bomb attack in Bangkok, the Japanese news agency Kyodo reported, quoting police and informed sources. The Turk was arrested ....

  • Treading line between war and peace, US special forces groom Afghan troops

    Date: 2015-08-29 13:41:20 GMT - USA - World - SN:54 - ID:3246777

    NEW YORK, Aug 29 (MENA) - The US isn’t quite at war in Afghanistan but isn’t exactly at peace either, Wall Street Journal reported Saturday. On the ground, US special-operations troops accompany Afghan counterparts once or twice a day on raids to ....

  • Turkey's president approves interim government

    Date: 2015-08-29 13:08:30 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:49 - ID:3246357

    ANKARA, Aug 29 (MENA) - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has approved the make-up of the provisional cabinet that will run the country until November 1 elections, including for the first time two pro-Kurdish party MPs. "Our president ... ....

  • Egyptian-Chinese laboratory for new energy researches to be implemented - ASRT

    Date: 2015-08-29 11:47:18 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:44 - ID:3246101

    CAIRO, Aug 29 (MENA) - The Head of the Academy of Scientific Research and Technology (ASRT) Mahmoud Saqer announced that the Egyptian-Chinese laboratory for researches in the new energy field will be implemented soon. In statements on Saturday ....

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