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  • Italian PM assigns Paolo Gentiloni as new FM

    Date: 2014-10-31 21:15:14 GMT - Italy - World - SN:101 - ID:1239529

    ROME, Oct 31 (MENA) - Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi appointed Paolo Gentiloni, a former communications minister, to be the new foreign minister, Fox News reported on Friday. Gentiloni, who was sworn in on Friday night by President Giorgio ....

  • UN: Death toll in eastern Ukraine conflict exceeds 4,000

    Date: 2014-10-31 21:03:08 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:100 - ID:1239449

    NEW YORK, Oct 31 (MENA) - More than 4,000 people have died in the conflict in eastern Ukraine since its beginning, the United Nations Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said in its weekly report published on Friday. “As of September ....

  • Mideast extremism rooted in foreign meddling: Iran's Zarif

    Date: 2014-10-31 20:19:29 GMT - China - World - SN:97 - ID:1239417

    BEIJING, Oct 31 (MENA) - Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said the rising threats of terrorism, extremism and narcotics across the Middle East are rooted in trans-regional interference, Press TV reported on Friday. Addressing the 4th ....

  • Erdogan slams world on 'much attention to Kobane', calls for buffer, no-fly zones in Syria

    Date: 2014-10-31 20:07:49 GMT - France - World - SN:96 - ID:1239117

    PARIS, Oct 31 (MENA) - President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday he believed that the coalition combating Daesh militants was focusing too much on the Syrian town of Kobani near the Turkish border and should turn its attention to other areas, Al ....

  • China-Russia coordination conducive to rebuilding Afghanistan - ambassador

    Date: 2014-10-31 19:06:50 GMT - China - World - SN:92 - ID:1239153

    MOSCOW, Oct 31 (MENA) - Chinese Ambassador to Russia Li Hui said his country stands ready to continue working with other countries to promote peace and development in Afghanistan and in the region, Xinhua reported on Friday. Both as permanent ....

  • Jihadist group fighter caught in shopping mall in Germany -- report

    Date: 2014-10-31 18:28:22 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:90 - ID:1238917

    LONDON, Oct 31 (MENA) - A man was set to go on trial in Germany on charges of traveling to Syria to fight for a jihadist group after he was captured when he returned to Germany on a shopping trip to Aldi shopping mall, The Telegraph reported on ....

  • Colombia coal mine collapse traps 12 men

    Date: 2014-10-31 18:19:03 GMT - Colombia - World - SN:89 - ID:1238989

    BOGOTA, Oct 31 (MENA) – Colombian authorities on Friday said a coal mine collapse has trapped 12 men, Fox News reported. Rescue will be difficult, officials added. The country's mining and energy ministry said the collapse occurred with a sudden ....

  • Dutch PM: more remains recovered from Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 disaster site in Ukraine

    Date: 2014-10-31 17:12:48 GMT - Netherlands - World - SN:84 - ID:1238793

    AMSTERDAM, Oct 31 (MENA) - The Dutch prime minister says investigators have recovered an unspecified number of human remains from the site in eastern Ukraine where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down, Fox News reported. Speaking at his ....

  • France welcomes Burkina Faso leader's resignation

    Date: 2014-10-31 16:55:26 GMT - France - World - SN:82 - ID:1238753

    PARIS, Oct 31 (MENA) - France welcomed on Friday the resignation of Burkina Faso's president Blaise Compaore after days of street protests against his bid to seek a new mandate, saying the move "allows a solution to be found to the crisis", Daily ....

  • British jets scramble to intercept Russian bombers over North Sea

    Date: 2014-10-31 16:32:33 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:76 - ID:1238541

    LONDON, Oct 31 (MENA) - Nato has sounded a warning after 26 Russian bombers, tankers and fighter jets on military exercises were intercepted around Europe in just 24 hours, Daily Mail reported Friday. Jets were scrambled by the RAF and allies in ....

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