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  • 271 African migrants rescued off Libyan coasts

    Date: 2015-09-22 12:15:57 GMT - Italy - World - SN:43 - ID:3399385

    ROME, Sept 22 (MENA) - Italian coastguard announced on Tuesday the rescue of 271 African migrants including women and children in Sicily Island, south of the country. It pointed out that the rescue operation was carried out by an Irish ship which ....

  • Japan, Russia agree to resume talks in Oct. to move forward isles' row

    Date: 2015-09-22 12:03:11 GMT - Japan - World - SN:36 - ID:3398881

    TOKYO, Sept 22 (MENA) - Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida and his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov has agreed to restart high-level negotiations in October on a World War II peace treaty that has long eluded the two countries because of a ....

  • Chinese president denies Beijing behind cyberattacks on US companies

    Date: 2015-09-22 11:27:25 GMT - USA - World - SN:33 - ID:3398889

    WASHINGTON, Sept 22 (MENA) - China's President Xi Jinping has denied US accusations that his government authorized cyberattacks on US companies to steal commercial secrets, in an interview with The Wall Street Journal. The interview comes after ....

  • Paper: Jihadists defecting from Daesh after failed promises of heroism, luxury cars

    Date: 2015-09-22 11:25:34 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:30 - ID:3398885

    LONDON, Sept 22 (MENA) - Jihadists are defecting from Daesh after their “Islamist utopia” of luxury cars and “heroism” never materialized, according to The Telegraph. Others have fled the terror group because of fears they were to be used as ....

  • S. Korea, U.S., Japan foreign ministers to meet next week

    Date: 2015-09-22 10:54:56 GMT - south korea - World - SN:23 - ID:3398445

    SEOUL, Sept 22 (MENA) - The top diplomats of South Korea, the United States and Japan will meet next week to discuss ways to boost trilateral cooperation in the face of growing security threats from North Korea, Yonhap news agency reported quoting ....

  • India turns to Israel to buy armed drones

    Date: 2015-09-22 09:12:16 GMT - India - World - SN:16 - ID:3398073

    NEW DELHI, Sept 22 (MENA) - India has accelerated plans to buy drones from Israel that can be armed, defence sources said, allowing the military to carry out strikes overseas with less risk to personnel. The news comes weeks after long-time ....

  • 13 Turkish soldiers injured in PKK bomb attack

    Date: 2015-09-22 08:38:06 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:15 - ID:3397705

    ANKARA, Sept 22 (MENA) - Thirteen Turkish soldiers have been injured Monday night when a planted handmade explosive was detonated as a military convoy was passing in the eastern province of Van, security sources said, according to Turkish ....

  • AL chief heads for New York to attend UN meeting

    Date: 2015-09-22 08:36:56 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:14 - ID:3397693

    CAIRO, Sept 22 (MENA) - Arab League Secretary General Nabil el Araby left Cairo Tuesday heading for New York to attend the United Nations General Assembly meeting. Arab foreign ministers will convene in New York on Sunday to review the issues to ....

  • Chinese president leaves for US visit, UN summits

    Date: 2015-09-22 08:16:57 GMT - China - World - SN:12 - ID:3397497

    BEIJING, Sept 22 (MENA) - Chinese President Xi Jinping left Beijing Tuesday afternoon for his U.S. visit and attendance at a series UN summits, according to Xinhuanet. Xi will pay the state visit to the United States from Sept. 22 to 25 at the ....

  • US advises nationals against travel to Burkina Faso, citing violence after coup

    Date: 2015-09-22 06:04:15 GMT - USA - World - SN:3 - ID:3396965

    WASHINGTON, Sept 22 (MENA) - The State Department has warned U.S. citizens against travel to Burkina Faso and advising Americans who are there to leave as soon as possible. The West African country's military carried out a coup last week, ....

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