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  • Iran, Russia stress political solutions to regional crises

    Date: 2015-10-18 10:55:01 GMT - Russia - World - SN:41 - ID:3552953

    MOSCOW, Oct 18 (MENA) - In a phone conversation with Russian special envoy for the Middle East on Sat., Iran’s Amir-Abdollahian stressed the need to follow political strategies in settling conflicts in the region, Mehr News Agency ....

  • Iran, Russia agree on diplomacy to resolve Mideast crises

    Date: 2015-10-18 10:26:43 GMT - Iran - World - SN:32 - ID:3552169

    TEHRAN, Oct 18 (MENA) - Iran and Russia agree that diplomacy is the most effective way to resolve current crises in the Middle East, officials from both sides have said. Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein ....

  • Cameron pledges £5m for local groups to fight 'poison of extremism'

    Date: 2015-10-18 10:16:58 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:30 - ID:3552137

    LONDON, Oct 18 (MENA) – British Prime Minister David Cameron has pledged £5 million of funding to help local groups root out the "poison" of extremism in British communities, ITV Network reported on Sunday. Cameron attacked the "passive ....

  • 2 Japanese ministers visit Yasukuni Shrine

    Date: 2015-10-18 08:03:43 GMT - Japan - World - SN:12 - ID:3550837

    TOKYO, Oct 18 (MENA) – Two Japanese Cabinet ministers visited war-linked Yasukuni Shrine on Sunday, a day after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent an offering in lieu of a visit to its annual autumn festival to avoid offending Japan’s regional ....

  • Obama's policy is not "realism" as Americans think -- Paper

    Date: 2015-10-18 07:18:05 GMT - USA - World - SN:9 - ID:3550737

    LOS ANGELES, Oct 18 (MENA) - Most Americans still think of Barack Obama as a foreign policy idealist. That is certainly how he presents himself: Just replay the tape of his recent speech to the United Nations General Assembly, Los Angeles Times said ....

  • German woman kidnapped in Afghanistan freed

    Date: 2015-10-17 21:20:52 GMT - Germany - World - SN:113 - ID:3550301

    BERLIN, Oct 17 (MENA) - Germany's Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said Saturday a German woman who was kidnapped two months ago in the Afghan capital, Kabul, has been freed, ABC News reported. The minister said in a statement that he was ....

  • Woman killed, several injured in Argentina earthquake

    Date: 2015-10-17 18:43:43 GMT - Argentina - World - SN:101 - ID:3549817

    BUENOS AIRES, Oct 17 (MENA) - A woman was killed and several people were injured when a magnitude 5.9 earthquake struck northwest Argentina on Saturday, Radio Sawa reported. Homes and schools have been destroyed by the earthquake. (MENA) M S ....

  • Scotland’s first minister condemns proposed UK military action in Syria

    Date: 2015-10-17 17:03:14 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:88 - ID:3549301

    ABERDEEN, Oct 17 (MENA) - Scotland's first minister Nicola Sturgeon has condemned proposals for British military action in Syria, warning that it could add to the "unimaginable human suffering there", the Irish Times reported Saturday. In her ....

  • Russia-US deal on safe flights over Syria may extend cooperation

    Date: 2015-10-17 14:49:13 GMT - Russia - World - SN:79 - ID:3548665

    MOSCOW, Oct 17 (MENA) - A proposed document on safe flights over Syria between Moscow and Washington could become a starting point for closer cooperation between the countries, Russian Deputy Defense Minister Anatoly Antonov said. "We believe ....

  • Egyptian expats in southern France carry out national role in parliamentary polls - diplomat

    Date: 2015-10-17 13:00:54 GMT - France - World - SN:63 - ID:3547621

    MARSEILLE, Oct 17 (MENA) - Egypt's Consul General in Marseille Tarek Youssef said that the voting in the first phase of the parliamentary elections is going on smoothly and swiftly. Youssef told MENA on Saturday that all measures were taken to ....

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