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  • France will ask for resuming Palestinian-Israeli talks soon in Cairo

    Date: 2014-10-08 12:10:19 GMT - France - World - SN:56 - ID:1083413

    PARIS, Oct 8 (MENA) - French Foreign Ministry spokesman Romain Nadal said Paris will ask for a resumption of the indirect Palestinian-Israeli talks in Cairo soon during the Gaza reconstruction conference, slated for Sunday in Cairo. In statements ....

  • Moscow strongly condemns outside attempts to change regimes in sovereign states - Lavrov

    Date: 2014-10-08 12:08:25 GMT - Russia - World - SN:55 - ID:1083181

    MOSCOW, Oct 8 (MENA) - Moscow strongly condemns the attempts to change the regime in sovereign states from the outside, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said after talks with his Venezuelan counterpart Rafael Ramirez on Wednesday, TASS news ....

  • Kenya's President Kenyatta at ICC in The Hague

    Date: 2014-10-08 11:19:37 GMT - Netherlands - World - SN:47 - ID:1082829

    THE HAGUE, Oct 8 (MENA) - Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta has become the first sitting head of state to appear before the International Criminal Court in The Hague, the BBC reported. President Kenyatta is facing charges of crimes against ....

  • Belgium gets new gov't after nearly five months without one

    Date: 2014-10-08 09:21:16 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:29 - ID:1081961

    BRUSSELS, Oct 8 (MENA) - Belgium is at last about to have a government ending nearly five months without one since the May 25 elections, euronews reported. Four centre-right parties agreed on Tuesday to form a coalition consisting of three ....

  • Hammond leaves for US

    Date: 2014-10-08 09:21:07 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:28 - ID:1081937

    LONDON, Oct 8 (MENA) - UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond left for Washington Wednesday for talks with his US counterpart John Kerry. A spokesman for the UK Foreign Office said the talks in Washington will focus on efforts to counter Daesh ....

  • Kurds clash with Salafis in Hamburg, 14 injured

    Date: 2014-10-08 09:14:16 GMT - Germany - World - SN:27 - ID:1081945

    BERLIN, Oct 8 (MENA) - Police in the northern German city of Hamburg said 14 people were injured overnight in clashes between Kurdish protesters and members of a hard-line Islamic movement, ABC news reported. Police spokeswoman Karina Sadowsky ....

  • Turkey declares curfew in six provinces as riots unfold

    Date: 2014-10-08 09:11:40 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:25 - ID:1081969

    ANKARA, Oct 8 (MENA) - Turkish authorities have declared curfew in six provinces, including Diyarbakır, largest city in southeastern Turkey, as street demonstrations turned violent and police clashed with protesters. Sympathizers of the Kurdistan ....

  • Indian, Pakistani forces trade heavy gunfire, killing 1 civilian, wounding 18 others

    Date: 2014-10-08 07:43:55 GMT - India - World - SN:16 - ID:1081165

    NEW DELHI, Oct 8 (MENA) - An Indian official says at least on civilian was killed as Indian and Pakistani troops traded heavy cross-border fire between Indian-held Kashmir and Pakistan. Police officer K. Rajendran says the bullet and mortar ....

  • Rights Group: Thailand should investigate torture

    Date: 2014-10-08 07:39:57 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:15 - ID:1081161

    LONDON, Oct 8 (MENA) - Human rights group Amnesty International urged Thailand on Wednesday to investigate allegations that police tortured a pair of suspects who reportedly confessed to killing two British tourists on a southern island last month, ....

  • FM leaves for Indonesia to attend forum, meet with president-elect

    Date: 2014-10-08 07:12:04 GMT - south korea - World - SN:12 - ID:1081001

    SEOUL, Oct 8 (MENA) - South Korea Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se left for Indonesia on Wednesday to attend an international forum on democracy and hold a meeting with the country's president-elect, Yonhap reported quoting the foreign ministry as ....

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