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  • Obama to lead U.N. effort to halt movement of terror recruits

    Date: 2014-09-22 08:59:33 GMT - USA - World - SN:39 - ID:986929

    NEW YORK, Sept 22 (MENA) - President Obama will preside this week over an unusual meeting of the United Nations Security Council poised to adopt a binding resolution that would compel all countries to put in place domestic laws to prosecute those ....

  • Tony Blair on Islamic State: 'Don't rule out ground troops'

    Date: 2014-09-22 08:25:14 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:33 - ID:986933

    LONDON, Sept 22 (MENA) - Former Prime Minister Tony Blair has said that sending in combat troops to fight Islamic State militants on the ground should not be ruled out. Blair said in a BBC interview: "Unless you're prepared to fight these people ....

  • Fiji's military ruler sworn in as elected leader

    Date: 2014-09-22 08:01:23 GMT - Fiji - World - SN:29 - ID:986433

    SUVA, Sept 22 (MENA) - Fiji's military ruler was sworn in as the South Pacific nation's elected leader Monday after results confirmed his big win in the first election since he led a coup eight years ago, the ABC News reported. Voreqe Bainimarama ....

  • Seoul seeking to extend peacekeeping missions in South Sudan, Lebanon

    Date: 2014-09-22 07:13:17 GMT - south korea - World - SN:22 - ID:986065

    SEOUL, Sept 22 (MENA) - South Korea is seeking to extend the deployment of its troops in South Sudan and Lebanon as part of its global peace keeping efforts, Yonhap said Monday. Currently, a 290-member South Korean contingent, named the "Hanbit" ....

  • S. Korea moving to hold FM talks with Iran in New York

    Date: 2014-09-22 06:51:11 GMT - south korea - World - SN:20 - ID:986085

    SEOUL, Sept. 22 (MENA) - South Korea's foreign minister is seeking to meet with his Iranian counterpart in New York this week with North Korea's nuclear weapons program likely to be on the agenda, Yonhap quoted government sources as saying ....

  • Obama congratulates Afghan president-elect and his rival on agreement on unity government

    Date: 2014-09-22 01:16:20 GMT - USA - World - SN:4 - ID:985637

    WASHINGTON, Sept 22 (MENA) – US President Barack Obama has called Afghan president-elect Ashraf Ghani and his rival Abdullah Abdullah congratulating them on reaching an agreement on a unity government in their war-torn country. Under the terms of ....

  • Kerry, Zarif discuss Iranian nuclear file

    Date: 2014-09-22 00:49:25 GMT - USA - World - SN:1 - ID:985613

    WASHINGTON, Sept 22 (MENA) - State Secretary John Kerry met on Monday with his Iranian counterpart Mohamad Javad Zarif for talks on the Iranian nuclear file. A State Department official said that the two sides discussed the progress achieved in ....

  • Thousands protest climate change in Paris

    Date: 2014-09-21 21:35:47 GMT - France - World - SN:159 - ID:985345

    PARIS, Sept 21 (MENA) - Nearly 5,000 people protested in Paris on Sunday, ahead of Tuesday's United Nations hosted summit in New York to discuss reducing carbon emissions that threaten the environment, France 24 reported. Activists said the ....

  • UK welcomes agreement to form Afghan unity gov't

    Date: 2014-09-21 21:20:41 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:156 - ID:985337

    LONDON, Sept 21 (MENA) - The UK Government welcomed Sunday the signing of an agreement to form a national unity government in Afghanistan, Sky News reported. A UK government spokesman said in a statement his country welcomes the agreement between ....

  • US criticizes efforts to intimidate Times reporter in Turkey

    Date: 2014-09-21 21:15:46 GMT - USA - World - SN:154 - ID:985317

    NEW YORK, Sept 21 (MENA) - US State Department criticized Turkey over attempts to intimidate and threaten a New York Times correspondent whose reporting about Turks recruited by Daesh has deeply offended Turkey’s president. Personal attacks ....

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