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  • Iranian FM arrives in New York

    Date: 2014-09-17 14:30:46 GMT - USA - World - SN:92 - ID:957809

    NEW YORK, Sept 17 (MENA) - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif arrived on Wednesday in New York to resume nuclear talks with major powers. Zarif is due to participate also in the 69th session of the United Nations General ....

  • Zarif: Iran, world powers to start fresh round of nuclear talks

    Date: 2014-09-17 14:18:40 GMT - USA - World - SN:89 - ID:958433

    NEW YORK, Sept 17 (MENA) - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif announced that both Iran and the six major world powers are ready to begin a fresh round of nuclear talks in New York this evening, Fars News Agency reported on ....

  • Daesh threatens to target White House, US troops -- paper

    Date: 2014-09-17 13:35:48 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:78 - ID:958017

    LONDON, Sept 17 (MENA) – Daesh militants have threatened to target the White House and kill US troops in a new slickly made video response to Barack Obama's campaign to "degrade and destroy" the group, the Guardian said in a report Wednesday. A ....

  • UN reports one million children die on first day of life from mostly preventable causes

    Date: 2014-09-17 12:53:19 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:69 - ID:957821

    CAIRO, Sept 17 (MENA) - While child survival rates increased dramatically since 1990, one million babies each year do not see their second day of life, many succumbing to complications during labour and delivery that could be easily prevented with ....

  • Japan to donate over $10 million to Iraqi, Syrian refugees

    Date: 2014-09-17 10:11:00 GMT - Japan - World - SN:44 - ID:955921

    TOKYO, Sept 17 (MENA) - Japan plans to donate more than $10 million through international organizations to Iraqi and Syrian refugees displaced by the radical so-called Islamic State militant group, sources close to Japan-U.S. relations said Tuesday ....

  • Taliban kill six Afghan policemen in ambush

    Date: 2014-09-17 09:37:41 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:33 - ID:956041

    KABUL, Sept 17 (MENA) - A provincial security official says that Taliban fighters killed six Afghan policemen in an ambush in western Afghanistan, ABC news reported. Raouf Ahmadi, spokesman for the provincial police chief in Herat province, said ....

  • Bangladesh top court commutes death sentence of a senior Islamist

    Date: 2014-09-17 07:34:01 GMT - Bangladesh - World - SN:15 - ID:954593

    DHAKA, Sept 17 (MENA) - Bangladesh's Supreme Court has commuted a death sentence of an Islamist political leader whose conviction last year for war crimes during the nation's 1971 war for independence sparked deadly protests, ABC News reported ....

  • Canada imposes new sanctions on Russia World

    Date: 2014-09-17 05:40:42 GMT - Russia - World - SN:3 - ID:954205

    MOSCOW, Sept 17 (MENA) - Canada has imposed a new package of sanctions against Russia, the Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development told an Itar-Tass correspondent on Tuesday. Earlier, Foreign Minister John Baird said in the ....

  • UK, France FMs meet in Paris to discuss Daesh combat

    Date: 2014-09-16 21:09:26 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:135 - ID:953661

    LONDON, Sept 16 (MENA) - UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond met Tuesday with his French counterpart Laurent Fabius, in Paris. During this first bilateral meeting, the two ministers discussed, among other issues, the common fight against Daesh ....

  • 1 in 3 say 'Cameron should resign if Scotland votes Yes'

    Date: 2014-09-16 19:18:44 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:124 - ID:953089

    LONDON, Sept 16 (MENA) - Just one in three Brits think David Cameron should resign as Prime Minister if Scotland becomes independent, the latest ComRes/ITV News Index poll shows. Of those surveyed, 31% agreed Cameron should resign if Scotland ....

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