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  • Pakistan Lahore mosque collapse death toll rises to 24

    Date: 2014-09-10 08:49:11 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:33 - ID:914893

    ISLAMABAD, Sept 10 (MENA) - Pakistani rescue workers and residents search for worshippers in the rubble of a collapsed mosque in Lahore on September 9, 2014, the BBC reported Wednesday. Emergency teams in the Pakistani city of Lahore say they ....

  • 23 dead, 32 injured in Haiti bus accident

    Date: 2014-09-10 06:48:29 GMT - Haiti - World - SN:12 - ID:914765

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Sept 20 (MENA) - Authorities in Haiti say 23 people died and 32 were injured in a bus accident west of the capital of Port-au-Prince, ABC news reported. Nadia Lochard with the Civil Protection Agency said the bus went down a ravine ....

  • French consultations with Egypt, Norway on Gaza rebuild conf.

    Date: 2014-09-09 19:55:20 GMT - France - World - SN:150 - ID:914503

    PARIS, Sept 9 (MENA) - France expressed readiness to participate in the preparations for a conference for the reconstruction of Gaza in coordination with Egypt and Norway. Paris contacted Egyptian and Norwegian sides on the means to reconstruct ....

  • UNSC holds session on foreign fighters joining Deash on Sept 24

    Date: 2014-09-09 19:18:56 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:143 - ID:914468

    NEW YORK, Sept 9 (MENA) - The UN Security Council will hold a session on September 24 on the phenomenon of foreign fighters joining Daesh, US Permanent Representative to the United Nations Samantha Power has said. US President Barack Obama will ....

  • Cameron and Miliband to skip PMQs and head to Scotland

    Date: 2014-09-09 19:09:33 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:140 - ID:914447

    LONDON, Sept 9 (MENA) - David Cameron and Ed Miliband will skip their weekly Prime Minister's Questions clash to travel to Scotland, the BBC reported. Both leaders, and Lib Dem's Nick Clegg will head north to to tell the Scottish people: "We want ....

  • French president to visit Iraq on Friday

    Date: 2014-09-09 19:05:44 GMT - France - World - SN:139 - ID:914428

    PARIS, Sept 9 (MENA) - French President Francois Hollande is going to Iraq on Friday to help prepare an international conference in support of the country's efforts to fight off violent extremists advancing in the country, The ABC News ....

  • Chinese official urges US, China to control military disputes

    Date: 2014-09-09 16:28:57 GMT - China - World - SN:115 - ID:914095

    BEIJING, Sept 9 -- A senior Chinese military official on Tuesday urged the United States and China to control their disputes properly, People's Daily Online reported. Fan Changlong, vice chairman of China's Central Military Commission, told ....

  • Formation of Iraqi govt important step in tackling Daesh threat, says UK FM

    Date: 2014-09-09 15:13:35 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:101 - ID:913901

    LONDON, Sept 9 (MENA) - British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond praised the formation of an Iraqi government as an important step in tackling the threat posed by Daesh, a press release by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office said Tuesday. "The ....

  • Cameron under growing pressure to ask Queen to speak out about Scottish referendum- Telegraph

    Date: 2014-09-09 14:58:35 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:94 - ID:914002

    LONDON, Sept 9 (MENA) - UK Prime Minister David Cameron "is under growing pressure to ask the Queen to speak out in support of the Union as another opinion poll confirms a surge in support for Scottish independence," The Daily Telegraph ....

  • US, Israel fire 'Arrow 2' interceptor

    Date: 2014-09-09 13:13:21 GMT - Israel - World - SN:76 - ID:913885

    GAZA CITY, Sept 9 (MENA) - Israel's Ministry of Defense together with the US Missile Defense Agency test fired an Arrow 2 interceptor in central Israel on Tuesday morning, The Jerusalem Post reported. The trial was aimed at examining the ....

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