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  • 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 ....

  • Polish plane makes emergency landing in Scotland

    Date: 2014-09-26 15:01:28 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:78 - ID:1018977

    LONDON, Sept 26 (MENA) - A Boeing 787 Dreamliner operated by the Polish airline LOT made an emergency landing Friday at Scotland's Glasgow Airport, ABC News reported. No injuries were reported, it added. Airport spokesman Brian McClean said that ....

  • Kerry, GCC foreign ministers discuss further steps to fight Daesh

    Date: 2014-09-26 13:18:52 GMT - USA - World - SN:65 - ID:1018053

    WASHINGTON, Sept 26 (MENA) - US Secretary of State John Kerry has met with Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) foreign ministers on the sidelines of the 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York. Kerry and the six Arab foreign ....

  • Spain, Morocco arrest 9 on suspicion of terrorism

    Date: 2014-09-26 12:06:47 GMT - Spain - World - SN:55 - ID:1017597

    MADRID, Sept 26 (MENA) - Spanish and Moroccan law enforcement officials have arrested nine people suspected of being part of a terrorist cell linked to the so-called Daesh group, the Spanish Interior Ministry said on Friday The ministry said the ....

  • No indications of US subway terror plot: officials

    Date: 2014-09-26 12:03:53 GMT - USA - World - SN:52 - ID:1017417

    WASHINGTON, Sept 26 (MENA) - New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said that trains are safe in the wake of reports of a Daesh terrorist plot against US subways, CNN reported Friday. "I have a simple message for all New Yorkers: There is no immediate ....

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