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  • WFP mobilizes food for Syrians fleeing into Turkey, Iraq despite funding shortfalls

    Date: 2014-10-24 13:09:12 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:59 - ID:1190161

    ANKARA, Oct 24 (MENA) – The United Nations World Food Program (WFP) is providing food for tens of thousands of Syrians seeking refuge in Turkey and Iraq amid growing concern that the influx of new arrivals is further straining the agency’s ability ....

  • Seoul FM meets with White House security advisor in Washington

    Date: 2014-10-24 13:01:32 GMT - south korea - World - SN:58 - ID:1190293

    SEOUL, Oct 24 (MENA) - South Korea's foreign minister has held talks with the US presidential security advisor in Washington to discuss the situation on the Korean Peninsula and pressing global issues such as the Ebola outbreak, Yonhap said Friday, ....

  • IOM appeals for $295.5 million for Iraq emergency response

    Date: 2014-10-24 11:42:14 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:46 - ID:1189881

    GENEVA, Oct 24 (MENA) – The Internationial Organization for Migration (IOM) is appealing for USD 295.5 million as part of the UN’s USD 2.2 billion Strategic Response Plan (SRP) to provide life-saving assistance to five million vulnerable people in ....

  • Cameron: EU has secured 1 billion for Ebola fight

    Date: 2014-10-24 10:55:29 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:41 - ID:1189577

    LONDON, Oct 24 (MENA) - British Prime Minister David Cameron said that the European Union secured one billion euros ($1.25 billion) to fight the Ebola crisis in West Africa, according to ABC News. Cameron made the announcement as Friday's ....

  • Man accused of terrorism plotting in Britain

    Date: 2014-10-24 09:09:46 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:26 - ID:1188913

    LONDON, Oct 24 (MENA) - The British authorities have accused on Friday a man from Portsmouth of plotting terrorism acts. The man, 26 years old, is due to stand before Westminster Court in London today as per the fifth act of terrorism law for ....

  • NY doctor tests positive for Ebola

    Date: 2014-10-24 09:00:25 GMT - USA - World - SN:24 - ID:1188713

    NEW YORK, Oct 24 (MENA) - A New York doctor who recently returned from Ebola-hit Guinea in West Africa has tested positive for the disease, according to BBC. Dr Craig Spencer, who treated Ebola patients while working for the charity Medecins Sans ....

  • S. Korea, U.S. delay transfer of wartime troop control

    Date: 2014-10-24 07:54:43 GMT - south korea - World - SN:17 - ID:1188189

    SEOUL, Oct 24 (MENA) - South Korea and the United States agreed on Thursday to delay again a plan to give Seoul wartime control of its troops until it improves capabilities to counter nuclear and missile threats from North Korea. The allies did ....

  • Plane, vehicle collide at airport, no serious damage

    Date: 2014-10-24 07:29:07 GMT - Russia - World - SN:16 - ID:1187985

    MOSCOW, Oct 24 (MENA) - An Ural Airlines plane that was ready to take off for a flight to Moscow collided with a vehicle on the ground at Yekaterinburg's airport Koltsovo, an airport source told the Russian news agency TASS. The plane was not ....

  • US to take part in anti-Daesh coalition partners' conference in Kuwait

    Date: 2014-10-24 07:01:18 GMT - USA - World - SN:12 - ID:1187917

    WASHINGTON, Oct 24 (MENA) - "Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Richard Stengel will travel to Kuwait to lead the U.S. delegation for the October 27 conference of coalition partners focused on countering Daesh messaging ....

  • US hopes to reach nuclear deal with Iran: official

    Date: 2014-10-24 06:29:00 GMT - USA - World - SN:3 - ID:1187913

    WASHINGTON, Oct 24 (MENA) - The United States hopes to reach an agreement with Iran on its nuclear program, otherwise, the liability for failure will fully lie on Iran, US Under Secretary of State Wendy Sherman said, according to RIA NOVOSTI. "We ....

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