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  • UN General Debate kicks off in New York 3 last New York

    Date: 2014-09-24 14:59:19 GMT - USA - World - SN:124 - ID:1005225

    Declaring that far more must be done to anticipate problems and reach early political consensus, he appealed for crucial unity in the 15-member Security Council, the spearhead for UN action, stressing that when the body acts as one results follow, ....

  • UN General Debate kicks off in New York....2 Cairo

    Date: 2014-09-24 14:58:29 GMT - USA - World - SN:123 - ID:1005229

    Warning that the world’s “fasten seat belt” light is illuminated, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today opened the 69th annual debate of the United Nations General Assembly with a call for decisive leadership at a time when the ghosts of the Cold War ....

  • Obama calls for fighting Daesh terrorist group

    Date: 2014-09-24 14:40:07 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:118 - ID:1005357

    NEW YORK, Sept, 24 (MENA) – US President Barack Obama on Wednesday called for fighting Daesh terrorist group. In his statement at the 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Obama also pledged to maintain pressure on Daesh until its ....

  • Ban hails ‘bold’ announcements on tackling climate change as historic UN summit closes

    Date: 2014-09-24 14:03:52 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:111 - ID:1004513

    NEW YORK, Sept 24 (MENA) - Bold new actions to immediately tackle climate change were announced today by Government, business, finance and civil society leaders attending a historic Climate Summit convened by United Nations Secretary-General Ban ....

  • UNGA 69th session opens

    Date: 2014-09-24 13:44:11 GMT - USA - World - SN:105 - ID:1004945

    NEW YORK, Sept 24 (MENA) - The 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly opened here on Wednesday. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon delivered the opening address in which he touched upon the various political, economic and social ....

  • Pope Francis puts ex-Dominican envoy under house arrest

    Date: 2014-09-24 12:22:55 GMT - Vatican - World - SN:95 - ID:1003541

    VATICAN CITY, Sept 24 (MENA) - Pope Francis had ordered the arrest of a former Polish archbishop accused of child sex abuse in the Dominican Republic because the case was “so serious,” the Vatican said. Jozef Wesolowski, who was defrocked by a ....

  • UN climate summit pledges $2 bn for developing nations

    Date: 2014-09-24 12:21:47 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:94 - ID:1003577

    NEW YORK, Sept 24 (MENA) - World leaders meeting at the United Nations Climate Summit pledged USD 2 billion for a new fund aimed at helping developing nations confront the potentially devastating effects of rising temperatures. On Thursday, The ....

  • US drone strike in North Waziristan kills 10

    Date: 2014-09-24 10:45:47 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:78 - ID:1002465

    Islamabad, Sept 24 (MENA) - At least 10 people were killed in a US drone strike in North Waziristan on Wednesday, Geo TV said. The drone targeted a vehicle in Alwara Mandi in North Waziristan. The Pakistan military in June, 2014 launched ....

  • Iran condemns US double standard policy towards terrorism, extremism

    Date: 2014-09-24 08:20:00 GMT - Iran - World - SN:48 - ID:1001629

    TEHRAN, Sept 24 (MENA) - Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marziyeh Afkham urged Washington to avoid adopting dual-track approaches to terrorism in different countries, particularly towards the ISIL terrorist group in Iraq and Syria. Afkham ....

  • Air France-Transavia: Confusion over expansion plans

    Date: 2014-09-24 08:19:43 GMT - France - World - SN:47 - ID:1001473

    PARIS, Sept 24 (MENA) - Air France has denied that plans to expand its Transavia low-cost airline have been dropped following a 10-day strike by its pilots, the BBC reported Wednesday. The country's transport secretary, Alain Vidalies, had told ....

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