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  • US military commander: strikes disrupted Daesh abilities in Syria

    Date: 2014-09-26 20:18:11 GMT - USA - World - SN:108 - ID:1019849

    WASHINGTON, Sept 26 (MENA) - The Top US military officer said on Friday that the US and allied air strikes against Daesh fighters in Syria that began earlier this week have disrupted the militant group's command and control and logistics ....

  • Japan, Russia agree on Abe-Putin talks on fringes of APEC summit

    Date: 2014-09-26 20:09:39 GMT - Japan - World - SN:105 - ID:1019737

    TOKYO, Sept 26 (MENA) - Japan and Russia have agreed in principle that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and President Vladimir Putin should hold talks on the fringes of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum's summit in Beijing in November, Kyodo News ....

  • US conducted over 200 airstrikes against Daesh in Iraq - Hagel

    Date: 2014-09-26 20:09:07 GMT - USA - World - SN:104 - ID:1019669

    WASHINGTON, Sept 26 (MENA) - US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Friday The US, with the participation of France, have conducted over 200 airstrikes against Daesh in Iraq. In a joint press conference with Chairman of the joint chiefs of staff ....

  • UN confirms humanitarian crisis in eastern Ukraine - Russian Foreign Ministry

    Date: 2014-09-26 18:42:35 GMT - Russia - World - SN:96 - ID:1019461

    MOSCOW, Sept 26 (MENA) - The Russian Foreign Ministry said Friday the statement of the UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights of internally displaced persons Chaloka Beyani, who paid a visit to south-east of Ukraine confirms that the people there ....

  • Russia FM says global action against terrorism should abide by int'l law

    Date: 2014-09-26 18:37:22 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:95 - ID:1019621

    NEW YORK, Sept 26 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that any global action against terrorism should abide by international law and should have been agreed with its ally Damascus. "We believe that any action taken globally, ....

  • UKIP leader criticises government's plan for airstrikes against Daesh

    Date: 2014-09-26 18:32:09 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:93 - ID:1019445

    LONDON, Sept 26 (MENA) - UKIP leader Nigel Farage has criticised the government's plan for airstrikes against Daesh in Iraq, the BBC reported. "The trouble with bombing is you kill lots of civilians", said Farage. He stated that a successful ....

  • OSCE to organize project on combating human trafficking in Ukraine Monday

    Date: 2014-09-26 18:11:44 GMT - Austria - World - SN:92 - ID:1019429

    VIENNA, Sept 26 (MENA) - The OSCE Project Co-ordinator in Ukraine will hold a press conference to launch “Prevention of Human Trafficking in Ukraine through the Economic Empowerment of Vulnerable Persons” project on 29 September in Kyiv, OSCE ....

  • OIC Contact Group meeting on Rohingya adopts plan of action

    Date: 2014-09-26 18:10:33 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - World - SN:89 - ID:1019465

    JEDDAH, Sept 26 (MENA) - The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Contact Group meeting on Rohingya has adopted the action plan recommended by the OIC Special Envoy for Myanmar, Tan Sri Syed Hamid Albar, which calls on the Myanmar government to ....

  • Anastasiades calls for end to "anachronistic burden" of divided Cyprus

    Date: 2014-09-26 16:43:12 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:84 - ID:1019241

    NEW YORK, Sept 26 (MENA) – President Nicos Anastasiades said Friday Cyprus and its citizens deserve much more than a divided country, urging the adopting of his confidence building measures and Turkish cooperation on the issue of missing ....

  • French Muslims protest against terrorist acts

    Date: 2014-09-26 15:08:14 GMT - France - World - SN:79 - ID:1018957

    PARIS, Sept 26 (MENA) – Scores of French Muslims gathered outside Paris Grand Mosque Friday to slam terrorist crimes carried out under the name of their religion. The protesters stood a minute of silence to mourn French hostage Herve Gourdel, who ....

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