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  • UNSC to discuss interim MH17 investigation findings

    Date: 2014-09-19 18:22:07 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:82 - ID:971881

    NEW YORK, Sept 18 (MENA) - The UN Security Council will hold a meet Friday to discuss the investigation into the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash in eastern Ukraine, which killed 298 people in July, ITAR-TASS news agency reported. ....

  • Tajik president says 200 Tajik jihadists fight in Iraq, Syria

    Date: 2014-09-19 18:20:31 GMT - Tajikistan - World - SN:81 - ID:972049

    DUSHANBE, Sept 19 (MENA) - Tajikistan's president said Friday 200 Tajik nationals have joined terrorist militants in Iraq and Syria, Radio Free Europe reported. Addressing the ruling People's Democratic Party meeting, President Emomali Rahmon ....

  • Moscow raises questions over MH17 investigation findings

    Date: 2014-09-19 18:19:30 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:80 - ID:971889

    NEW YORK, Sept 19 (MENA) - Russian Permanent Representative to the United Nations Vitaly Churkin said Friday that Moscow has questions over a probe into the crash of a Malaysian Boeing airliner in Ukraine which killed 298 people in July, ITAR-TASS ....

  • Scotland's Salmond is politician of huge talent - Cameron

    Date: 2014-09-19 18:18:29 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:79 - ID:971885

    LONDON, Sept 19 (MENA) - UK Prime Minister David Cameron has issued a statement in response to Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond's resignation, praising the SNP leader's contribution to public life, the BBC reported. Cameron said: "Alex is a ....

  • Kuwait calls for N.Korea's cooperation with IAEA to abandon nuclear program

    Date: 2014-09-19 17:26:29 GMT - Kuwait - World - SN:78 - ID:971717

    KUWAIT CITY, Sept 19 (MENA) - Kuwait has called on North Korea to immediately cooperate with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and abandon all its nuclear activities in adherence to the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT), Kuwait's official ....

  • France's Sarkozy announces political comeback

    Date: 2014-09-19 17:25:23 GMT - France - World - SN:77 - ID:971701

    PARIS, Sept 19 (MENA) - Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has announced on Friday his return to politics, the BBC reported. On his Facebook page, he said he would seek the leadership of the opposition UMP party, widely seen as a first step ....

  • Annual OSCE human rights conference opens in Warsaw on Monday

    Date: 2014-09-19 17:18:46 GMT - Austria - World - SN:74 - ID:971713

    VIENNA, Sept 19 (MENA) - The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) will hold its annual meeting on Monday in Warsaw with participation of some 1,000 government representatives and civil society activists from the OSCE’s 57 ....

  • UK Labour pary announces plans for full constitutional convention

    Date: 2014-09-19 17:17:36 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:73 - ID:971649

    LONDON, Sept 19 (MENA) - Labour Party leader Ed Miliband announced Friday proposals for a full Constitutional Convention to address need for "further devolution" in England. In a statement issued Friday, the Party said "It is the next stage of ....

  • Scotland First Minister Alex Salmond resigns after losing independence referendum

    Date: 2014-09-19 17:03:12 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:71 - ID:971725

    LONDON, Sept 19 (MENA) - Scottish nationalist Alex Salmond has resigned as leader of his party and will quit as First Minister of his country after losing a referendum on independence from the United Kingdom. "For me as leader my time is nearly ....

  • Thousands of Muslims protest Daesh crimes in Berlin

    Date: 2014-09-19 16:02:08 GMT - Germany - World - SN:64 - ID:971385

    BERLIN, Sept 19 (MENA) - Thousands of Muslims participated in protests in Berlin Friday against crimes of Daesh group in Syria and Iraq. The rally, organized by main Islamic organizations in Germany, was meant to show rejection of all Muslims of ....

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