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  • UNICEF welcomes release of 70 Kurdish children

    Date: 2014-10-03 19:20:20 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:89 - ID:1063973

    NEW YORK, Oct 3 (MENA) - UNICEF welcomed on Thursday the release of 70 Kurdish children after 120 days of captivity. The children were kidnapped on May 29 while traveling from their home-town of Ai’n Al Arab in the northern Syrian governorate of ....

  • British PM greets Muslims on Eidul Adha

    Date: 2014-10-03 18:14:58 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:85 - ID:1063781

    LONDON, Oct 3 (MENA) - British Prime Minister David Cameron has greeted all Muslims in Britain and all over the world on the occasion of Eidul Adha. Posting a message on his Facebook, Cameron said "I want to send my best wishes to Muslims in ....

  • Regional efforts key to anti-Daesh campaign: Iran diplomat

    Date: 2014-10-03 17:17:15 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:80 - ID:1063601

    ANKARA, Oct 3 (MENA) - Iran’s ambassador to Turkey has emphasized the importance of cooperation among Middle Eastern countries to counter the threats posed by Takfiri Daesh terrorists operating in the strategic region, according to Press TV. "The ....

  • Sweden to recognise state of Palestine

    Date: 2014-10-03 15:20:48 GMT - Sweden - World - SN:76 - ID:1063221

    STOCKHOLM, Oct 3 (MENA) - Sweden is to recognize the state of Palestine, the BBC reported, citing Prime Minister Stefan Lofven as saying. Sweden is the first long-term EU member country to do so. "The conflict between Israel and Palestine can ....

  • Canada to launch airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Iraq

    Date: 2014-10-03 15:09:58 GMT - Canada - World - SN:69 - ID:1063269

    OTTAWA, Oct 3 - Canada plans to launch airstrikes against the Islamic State militant group in Iraq following a US request, Fox News reported Friday. A senior government official said Prime Minister Stephen Harper will announce details later ....

  • UK deputy PM greets Muslims on Eidul-Adha

    Date: 2014-10-03 13:28:13 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:56 - ID:1062237

    LONDON, Oct 3 (MENA) – British Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg greeted Friday Muslims of UK and all over the world on the advent of Eidul-Adha. The leader of the Liberal Democrats Clegg also wished safety for all pilgrims during Hajj. ....

  • Hong Kong protesters threaten talks boycott

    Date: 2014-10-03 13:00:04 GMT - Hong Kong - World - SN:53 - ID:1062353

    HONG KONG, Oct 3 (MENA) - Leaders of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong have threatened to call off talks with the government after demonstrators were involved in scuffles with pro-Beijing supporters, the BBC reported. The government must prevent ....

  • Russia achieves nuclear parity with US - paper

    Date: 2014-10-03 12:27:36 GMT - Russia - World - SN:49 - ID:1062153

    MOSCOW, Oct 3 (MENA) - For the first time since the beginning of the century, Russia caught up with the United States on the number of all carriers of nuclear weapons, Pravda ‎Newspaper reported on Friday. Moscow provided the information on the ....

  • S. Korea asks nationals in Turkey near Syrian border to evacuate

    Date: 2014-10-03 12:00:39 GMT - south korea - World - SN:47 - ID:1061889

    SEOUL, Oct 3 (MENA) -- South Korea asked its people staying in southern Turkey near the border with Syria to leave the area, Yonhap quoted an official as saying Friday. The foreign ministry recommended South Koreans who are staying within 10 ....

  • Magnitude 5.7 earthquake jolts central Philippines

    Date: 2014-10-03 11:53:56 GMT - Philippines - World - SN:44 - ID:1061893

    MANILA, Oct 3 (MENA) - A magnitude 5.7 earthquake jolted the central Philippines on Friday, sending workers out of their offices and causing cracks on a building's wall. There were no immediate reports of casualties, ABC News reported. The ....

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