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  • Germany's FM urges new peace talks during Afghan visit

    Date: 2015-08-30 09:58:31 GMT - Germany - World - SN:35 - ID:3251009

    BERLIN, Aug 30 (MENA) – German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, on an unannounced visit to Afghanistan, has urged the government to continue peace talks with the rebel Taliban, Deutsche Welle reported. Speaking after his arrival on ....

  • British home secretary wants to change EU immigration rules so only migrants with a job can come to Britain

    Date: 2015-08-30 09:57:27 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:34 - ID:3250217

    LONDON, Aug 30 (MENA) - Home Secretary Theresa May wants to change the meaning of 'free movement' in the EU to stop migrants without confirmed jobs coming to Britain, The Telegraph reported Sunday. The Home Secretary claims the policy should ....

  • Egyptian Cultural Club opens in New York coinciding with Egypt's participation at UNGA

    Date: 2015-08-30 09:46:42 GMT - USA - World - SN:33 - ID:3250633

    NEW YORK, Aug 30 (MENA) - An Egyptian Cultural Club will open in New York on the fringe of the UN General Assembly meetings and Egypt's participation with a high-profile delegation next month. In statements on Sunday, Michael Morgan, a prominent ....

  • Libyan political dialogue in Geneva Thursday

    Date: 2015-08-30 08:58:47 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:25 - ID:3250393

    GENEVA, Aug 30 (MENA) – Participants in Skhirat dialogue will hold two-day round of political dialogue at the United Nations Office at Geneva on Thursday to finalize the Libyan Political Agreement for its signing a few days later, the United ....

  • S. Korea's suicide rate ranks first among OECD members

    Date: 2015-08-30 08:18:58 GMT - south korea - World - SN:17 - ID:3250245

    SEOUL, Aug 30 (MENA) - South Korea has the highest suicide rate among the members of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and its people were less confident about their health, Yonhap quoted a report Sunday. An average ....

  • Ban urges world states to sign, ratify Nuclear Test Ban

    Date: 2015-08-30 05:44:53 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:4 - ID:3249717

    NEW YORK, Aug 30 (MENA) - UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon urged all states to sign, ratify Nuclear Test Ban as "critical step on road to nuclear-free world" In a statement marking the fifth International Day against Nuclear Tests, United ....

  • Hungary says anti-migrant barrier along Serb border complete

    Date: 2015-08-29 22:01:25 GMT - Hungary - World - SN:119 - ID:3249481

    BUDAPEST, Aug 29 (MENA) – A razor-wire barrier along Hungary's border with non-EU member Serbia, aimed at keeping out migrants, has been completed, FRANCE 24 quoted the Hungarian defence ministry as saying on Saturday. "Two days before the August ....

  • Paris train attack 'shocking reminder' of threats facing whole Europe - UK Home Secretary

    Date: 2015-08-29 21:58:31 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:116 - ID:3249333

    LONDON, Aug 29 (MENA) - UK Home Secretary Theresa May on Saturday said the Paris train attack was "a shocking reminder" of the threats facing whole Europe. "Only by working together can we protect our citizens and defeat those who want to harm ....

  • Pakistan army says its airstrikes kill 14 suspected militants in troubled tribal region

    Date: 2015-08-29 20:47:38 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:111 - ID:3249357

    ISLAMABAD, Aug 29 (MENA) – The Pakistani military said its latest airstrikes in a troubled tribal region near Afghanistan have killed 14 suspected militants, FOX News reported on Saturday. The military said in a statement that 14 "terrorists" ....

  • 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 ....

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