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  • Erdogan vows to take on Daesh fighters

    Date: 2014-10-01 18:03:29 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:121 - ID:1052645

    ANKARA, Oct 1 (MENA) – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has made his clearest remarks on the possibility of his military forces engaging with armed groups in Iraq and Syria, a day ahead of a parliamentary vote that may grant the government ....

  • Jens Stoltenberg takes up office as NATO Secretary General

    Date: 2014-10-01 17:54:01 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:118 - ID:1052637

    CAIRO, Oct 1 (MENA) - Jens Stoltenberg took up his post as NATO Secretary General on Wednesday (1 October 2014), said a press release by NATO on Wednesday. He will chair his first meeting of the North Atlantic Council (NAC) later today, it ....

  • Obama meets with Netanyahu at White House

    Date: 2014-10-01 17:43:16 GMT - USA - World - SN:116 - ID:1052349

    WASHINGTON, Oct 1 (MENA) – US President Obama is meeting with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday, the first sit-down between the two since the war in Gaza began and the start of a U.S.-led offensive against the so-called Islamic State in ....

  • Ukraine-EU gas talks to be held in Brussels on October 2 : Ukrainian minister

    Date: 2014-10-01 17:39:33 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:114 - ID:1052321

    MOSCOW, Oct 1 (MENA) - Gas talks between Ukraine and the EU will be held in Brussels on October 2, Ukrainian Energy and Coal Industry Minister Yuriy Prodan said on Wednesday. The tripartite gas talks with the participation of Russia may take place ....

  • Pakistan army chief says Afghan-US deal "good move for durable peace"

    Date: 2014-10-01 16:18:20 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:108 - ID:1051929

    KABUL, Oct 1 (MENA) - Pakistan’s Chief of Army Staff Gen. Raheel Sharif has said that the conclusion of the Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) between Kabul and Washington was "a good move for durable peace in Afghanistan". According to Pakistani ....

  • Anti-Daesh coalition destroying Syria infrastructure: Iran's Parl't Speaker

    Date: 2014-10-01 16:15:27 GMT - Iran - World - SN:106 - ID:1051961

    TEHRAN, Oct 1 (MENA) – Iran's Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani on Wednesday blamed the US-led anti-Daesh coalition for destruction of Syria infrastructure under the guise of attacking terrorist groups. Speaking in a local ceremony, he said that ....

  • Hong Kong protesters threaten to occupy government buildings

    Date: 2014-10-01 13:24:01 GMT - Hong Kong - World - SN:74 - ID:1050161

    VICTORIA, Oct 1 (MENA) - Student leaders of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong warned Wednesday that if the territory's leader doesn't resign by the end of Thursday they will step up their actions, including occupying several important government ....

  • Taliban kill 6, injure 15 in two Kabul attacks

    Date: 2014-10-01 09:33:02 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:33 - ID:1047689

    KABUL, Oct 1 (MENA) - Taliban militant movement claimed its responsibility Wednesday for carrying out two suicide attacks targeting Afghan army in Kabul, Sky news network reported. The terrorist attacks killed six and injured 15 of military ....

  • 14 die as two trains collide in India

    Date: 2014-10-01 07:52:36 GMT - India - World - SN:18 - ID:1047421

    NEW DELHI, Oct 1 (MENA) - Fourteen people were killed and over a dozen were injured late Tuesday when a train didn't stop at a red signal and collided with another train in Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur city, IANS reported Wednesday. The horrific ....

  • Spanish potholer rescued after 12 days trapped in Peru cave

    Date: 2014-10-01 07:50:18 GMT - Peru - World - SN:15 - ID:1047433

    LIMA, Oct 1 (MENA) - A Spanish caver has been freed after being trapped in a 400m deep cave in Peru for 12 days. Cecilio Lopez Sanchez was hoisted out of the cave near Chachapoyas in north-eastern Peru on Tuesday. Sanchez, a native of Madrid, ....

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