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  • Amnesty calls for UN inquiry into Yemen bloody conflict

    Date: 2015-09-25 13:22:54 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:48 - ID:3413933

    LONDON, Sept 25 (MENA) - The United Nations should investigate violations of international humanitarian law committed by all sides in Yemen's civil war, Amnesty International said on Friday, six months after the start of a Saudi-led military ....

  • UNICEF appealing for US$14mn to respond to refugee crisis in Europe

    Date: 2015-09-25 13:21:28 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:47 - ID:3413825

    GENEVA, Sept 25 (MENA) - UNICEF is appealing for US$14 million to respond to the refugee and migrant crisis in Europe, with US$6.5 urgently needed for the immediate response in the next 6 months. Refugee and migrant flows in Europe are at an ....

  • Berlin pledges 4 billion euros to regional states for refugees

    Date: 2015-09-25 13:19:03 GMT - Germany - World - SN:46 - ID:3413817

    BERLIN, Sept 25 (MENA) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel has announced that Berlin will give its regional states extra funding to deal with an influx of migrants, Deutsche Welle reported Friday. The government says it plans to pay 670 euros per ....

  • US should consider including Russia in anti-Daesh fight - Chuck Hagel

    Date: 2015-09-25 11:32:23 GMT - Russia - World - SN:36 - ID:3413081

    MOSCOW, Sept 25 (MENA) - Including Russia in the international coalition against Daesh is a worthwhile proposal, former US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel told Sputnik on Friday. Hagel also said that members of the UN Security Council should ....

  • UK Cabinet to MENA: Cameron discussed Syria with Obama

    Date: 2015-09-25 06:54:06 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:16 - ID:3412041

    LONDON, Sept 25 (MENA) – British Prime Minister David Cameron telephoned US President Barack Obama on Thursday on the situation in Syria and the current refugees' crisis. A spokesperson for the British Cabinet told MENA correspondent in London ....

  • Facebook goes down with 'Sorry, something went wrong' message

    Date: 2015-09-24 18:59:39 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:63 - ID:3410941

    LONDON, Sept 22 (MENA) - Facebook went offline for many users on Thursday, with the world's most popular social network telling users that "something went wrong", the Telegraph reported. When visiting Facebook.com, instead of seeing the normal ....

  • Hollande condoles with Saudi king over demise of pilgrims

    Date: 2015-09-24 17:52:00 GMT - France - World - SN:58 - ID:3410429

    PARIS, Sept 24 (MENA) – French President Francois Hollande has condoled with Saudi King Salman bin Abdel Aziz Al Saud over the demise of 717 pilgrims. In a statement, the French presidency said Hollande received the news of the stampede with deep ....

  • Jumblatt denounces Merkel remarks on including Assad in peace talks

    Date: 2015-09-24 15:51:41 GMT - Lebanon - World - SN:55 - ID:3410353

    BEIRUT, Sept 24 (MENA) - Progressive Socialist Party leader Walid Jumblatt criticized as “insulting” German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s remarks that Syrian President Bashar Assad be involved in any Syrian peace talks. “I just condemn the ....

  • Russian president condoles with Saudi king over Mina stampede victims

    Date: 2015-09-24 15:16:43 GMT - Russia - World - SN:52 - ID:3410169

    MOSCOW, Sept 24 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin condoled with the Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz al Saud over the death of the Mina stampede pilgrims. Putin offered also condolences to the families of the victims and hoped a speedy ....

  • 46 of Daesh members killed by Iraqi forces

    Date: 2015-09-24 14:17:41 GMT - Iraq - World - SN:46 - ID:3409925

    BAGHDAD, Sept 24 (MENA) - About 46 members of Daesh terrorist group were killed by the joint Iraqi forces and raids of planes affiliated to the international coalition in various parts of Iraq. The media centre of the Joint operation command, ....

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