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  • EU, US, Turkey urge Libyan rivals to finalize presidency consultations

    Date: 2015-10-06 20:03:17 GMT - Libya - World - SN:67 - ID:3481097

    TRIPOLI, Oct 6 (MENA) – The envoys and ambassadors of the EU, the US, Turkey and other countries urged the Libyan rivals to speed up their consultations on choosing the members of the presidential council. In a joint statement on Tuesday, ....

  • WWII-era bomb found near Munich's Popular Deutsches Museum

    Date: 2015-10-06 19:17:55 GMT - Germany - World - SN:64 - ID:3481025

    MUNICH, Oct 6 (MENA) – Munich's Popular Deutsches Museum was evacuated on Tuesday after a World War II-era bomb was found in a courtyard at construction site, Fox News reported. The museum's spokesman Gerrit Faust said that the 250-kilogram bomb ....

  • Russian airstrikes coordinated with Syrian army, says spokesman

    Date: 2015-10-06 18:45:15 GMT - Russia - World - SN:62 - ID:3480745

    MOSCOW, October 6 (MENA) – The Russian airstrikes are being carried out in coordination with the Syrian army, unlike those launched by the US-led coalition, Russia's Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova said Tuesday. According to Russia ....

  • US sees Russian drive against CIA-backed rebels in Syria challenge to Obama

    Date: 2015-10-06 16:00:15 GMT - USA - World - SN:52 - ID:3480361

    WASHINGTON, Oct 6 (MENA) - Russia has targeted Syrian rebel groups backed by the Central Intelligence Agency in a string of airstrikes running for days, leading the US to conclude that it is an intentional effort by Moscow, American officials ....

  • Taliban takes responsibility of suicide attacks in Kabul

    Date: 2015-10-06 14:37:45 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:45 - ID:3479981

    KABUL, Oct 6 (MENA) - Taliban claimed responsibility for twin suicide bombings in Kabul on Monday evening near the Afghan parliament and the Russian Embassy. Taliban said in a statement Tuesday that the attack on the Russian embassy targeted a ....

  • Turkish PM holds security meeting over Russia airspace violation

    Date: 2015-10-06 11:25:04 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:28 - ID:3477821

    ANKARA, Oct 6 (MENA) – Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu chaired a security meeting on late Monday with his deputies Tugrul Turkes and Yalcin Akdogan after a Russian fighter jet violated Turkey's airspace over the weekend near the Syrian ....

  • Data transfer pact between US and Europe is ruled invalid

    Date: 2015-10-06 11:22:57 GMT - USA - World - SN:26 - ID:3477829

    NEW YORK, Oct 6 (MENA) - Europe’s highest court ruled on Tuesday that a widely used international agreement for moving people’s digital data between the European Union and the United States was invalid. The decision, by the European Court of ....

  • Russia to consider air operation in Iraq if it gets request from Baghdad — lawmaker

    Date: 2015-10-06 10:50:06 GMT - Russia - World - SN:24 - ID:3477361

    MOSCOW, Oct 6 (MENA) - The speaker of the upper house of Russia’s parliament (Federation Council) Valentina Matviyenko believes that Russia will consider the political and military expediency of its participation in an air operation in Iraq, should ....

  • Over 1,800 migrants rescued from six boats adrift off Libya

    Date: 2015-10-06 10:14:25 GMT - Libya - World - SN:23 - ID:3477365

    TRIPOLI, Oct 6 (MENA) - Over 1,800 migrants were rescued on Monday from six vessels found adrift in the Mediterranean, off the coast of Libya, Italy's coast guard said in a statement, according to Daily Times. A total of 1,830 people were brought ....

  • Turkey summons Russian ambassador a second time

    Date: 2015-10-06 09:28:50 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:19 - ID:3476945

    ANKARA, Oct 6 (MENA) - The Russian ambassador to Turkey has been summoned by the Turkish Foreign Ministry in Ankara for a second time over a repeated incident of the Russian Air Force violating the country's airspace, a source in the Turkish Foreign ....

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