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  • Russian FM, African Union envoy discuss terrorist threat in Africa

    Date: 2014-09-08 20:21:45 GMT - Russia - World - SN:157 - ID:912795

    MOSCOW, Sept 8 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov met with African Union Special Envoy for Western Sahara Joaquim Chissano on Monday to discuss the growing terrorist threat in Africa, ITAR-TASS quoted the Russian Foreign Ministry as ....

  • Respiratory virus hospitalizes hundreds of kids in US

    Date: 2014-09-08 20:12:29 GMT - USA - World - SN:156 - ID:912791

    WASHINGTON, Sept 8 (MENA) – Children's hospitals in Denver are experiencing an alarming spike in a severe respiratory illness-especially among very young children and those with asthma - that may be caused by an uncommon viral pathogen, The Denver ....

  • Luton Airport suspect package destroyed in controlled explosion

    Date: 2014-09-08 19:39:33 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:150 - ID:912775

    LONDON, Sept 8 (MENA) - A controlled explosion has been carried out at London Luton Airport after a "suspect package" was found, the BBC reported on Monday. The airport said people were sent out of the terminal after the discovery in the ....

  • Iran deputy FM in S. Africa for talks

    Date: 2014-09-08 16:51:00 GMT - South Africa - World - SN:122 - ID:912518

    TEHRAN, Sept 8 (MENA) - Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian has arrived in Pretoria, South Africa’s capital, Fars news agency reported. Amir Abdollahian is in the South African capital, Pretoria, to attend Iran-South Africa ....

  • Rebels 'free 1,200 captives': Poroshenko

    Date: 2014-09-08 16:32:59 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:117 - ID:912520

    KIEV, Sept 8 (MENA) - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said that pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine have released 1,200 prisoners, the BBC reported Monday. The releases followed Friday's ceasefire deal, he said, which included an exchange of ....

  • New US ambassador to Moscow presents diplomatic credentials

    Date: 2014-09-08 15:43:43 GMT - Russia - World - SN:107 - ID:912425

    MOSCOW, Sept 8 (MENA) – Newly appointed US ambassador to Russia John Tefft presented his diplomatic credentials Monday, RIA Novosti quoted the Russian Foreign Ministry as saying in a brief statement. "On September 8, Russian Deputy Foreign ....

  • London Luton airport evacuated after suspicious item found

    Date: 2014-09-08 14:57:23 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:100 - ID:912367

    LONDON, Sept 8 (MENA) - London Luton airport has been evacuated following a security alert, disrupting air travel for thousands of passengers, the Guardian reported on Monday. A spokeswoman for the airport said "London Luton airport has evacuated ....

  • Russia's Duma unlikely to send observers to Ukraine elections

    Date: 2014-09-08 14:18:06 GMT - Russia - World - SN:97 - ID:912201

    MOSCOW, Sept 8 (MENA) - Russia's parliamentary lower house is unlikely to send observers to monitor the early parliamentary elections planned in Ukraine for October 26, ITAR-TASS quoted a committee chief as saying on Monday. "The elections will not ....

  • Obama calls on Afghan candidates to complete power-sharing deal soon

    Date: 2014-09-08 13:53:39 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:90 - ID:912205

    KABUL, Sept 8 (MENA) - The US President Barack Obama has told presidential candidates Dr. Abdullah Abdullah and Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai to complete a power-sharing deal as soon as possible so the country can form a new government. “The ....

  • Arab states skeptical of US plan to combat so-called Islamic State militants

    Date: 2014-09-08 13:40:20 GMT - USA - World - SN:81 - ID:912198

    WASHINGTON, Sept 8 (MENA) - A chief element of President Barack Obama's plans to combat the so-called Islamic State militants is to line up a coalition of Arab nations to help, according to The Wall Street Journal. Arab officials, so far, have ....

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