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  • 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 ....

  • Davutoglu heads security meeting at cabinet's headquarters

    Date: 2014-09-26 10:59:35 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:46 - ID:1016981

    ANKARA, Sept 26 (MENA) – Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu held a meeting on Friday with Interior Minister Efkan Ala and Intelligence Chief Hakan Fidan. The meeting touched on the security measures on the Turkish borders with Iraq and ....

  • Zero Hunger not just dream, says FAO Director-General

    Date: 2014-09-26 10:46:03 GMT - Italy - World - SN:44 - ID:1017301

    ROME/NEW YORK, Sept 25 (MENA) - Global peace and sustainable development cannot be achieved without ending hunger, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva told participants at a high-level UN meeting in New York Friday. "Food security might ....

  • British public 'back military action' against Daesh in Iraq, Syria

    Date: 2014-09-26 09:47:39 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:41 - ID:1016793

    LONDON, Sept 26 (MENA) - A YouGov poll has suggested the majority of the British public back RAF air strikes targeting Daesh in Iraq and in Syria, The Independent reported. The poll conducted for The Sun comes hours before MPs prepare to vote on ....

  • Japan pledges $50 million in humanitarian aid to stem Daesh crisis

    Date: 2014-09-26 09:46:52 GMT - USA - World - SN:40 - ID:1016785

    NEW YORK, Sept 26 (MENA) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledged $50 million in emergency aid for the Daesh-induced humanitarian crisis in the Middle East in his address to the UN General Assembly, Kyodo News Agency reported. The Daesh is ....

  • N. Korean leader suffering from gout: source

    Date: 2014-09-26 09:31:42 GMT - south korea - World - SN:37 - ID:1016945

    SEOUL, Sept 26 (MENA) - North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is believed to be suffering from gout due to his poor management of his health as well as family traits, Yonhap News Agency quoted a source familiar with North Korea affairs said ....

  • Austria asserts backing to Palestinians, two-state solution

    Date: 2014-09-26 09:28:57 GMT - Austria - World - SN:28 - ID:1016301

    VIENNA, Sept 26 (MENA) – Top Austrian officials asserted their country's support for the Palestinians inside the European Union. Austrian President Heinz Fischer and Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz told Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on ....

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