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  • EU says 15,000 migrants to exit Libya in two months

    Date: 2017-12-14 18:18:45 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:81 - ID:7141016

    BRUSSELS, Dec 14 (MENA) - Around 15,000 African migrants will be repatriated from Libya in the next two months under an emergency plan to stop abuses there, EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said on Thursday. According to Canad's Digital ....

  • French crash: Children killed as school bus and train collide

    Date: 2017-12-14 18:00:52 GMT - France - World - SN:80 - ID:7141019

    PARIS, Dec 14 (MENA) - A train and a school bus have collided near Perpignan in southern France, killing at least four children, the interior ministry says. Another 19 people were reported to be injured, seven of them seriously, in the incident ....

  • Putin: Iraqi sovereignty must be respected

    Date: 2017-12-14 15:15:43 GMT - Russia - World - SN:65 - ID:7140667

    MOSCOW, Dec 14 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday that Russia believes that it essential to adhere to legal norms and maintain respect for the territorial integrity of the Republic of Iraq on the issue of independence for Iraqi ....

  • Daesh threatens attacks in US over Trump’s Jerusalem decision

    Date: 2017-12-14 14:23:39 GMT - USA - World - SN:55 - ID:7140533

    WASHINGTON, Dec 14 (MENA) - Daesh terrorist group on Thursday has threatened attacks in the US in response to President Donald Trump’s announcement to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Daesh said in a Telegram Messenger post that it ....

  • MiG-29SMT fighters leave Syria for Astrakhan region

    Date: 2017-12-14 13:23:16 GMT - Russia - World - SN:48 - ID:7140295

    MOSCOW, Dec 14 (MENA) - Crews of MiG-29SMT fighters arrived in the Astrakhan region after performing tasks on eliminating terrorists in the Syrian Arab Republic. Deputy Commander of the Russian Aerospace Forces Lieutenant General Sergei Dronov, ....

  • Putin holds traditional year-end press conference

    Date: 2017-12-14 12:29:33 GMT - Russia - World - SN:40 - ID:7140071

    MOSCOW, Dec 14 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin's 13th annual conference has kicked off on Thursday in his first major public appearance since announcing he would seek a new six-year term in March 2018 elections. This year, the number of ....

  • Over 6,700 Rohingya Muslims killed in one month, says aid group

    Date: 2017-12-14 12:05:28 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:38 - ID:7140121

    LONDON, Dec 14 (MENA) - International aid group Doctors Without Borders said its field survey has found at least 6,700 Rohingya Muslims were killed between August and September in a crackdown by Burma's security forces, The Independent reported ....

  • Putin vows to run as independent candidate in 2018 race

    Date: 2017-12-14 10:01:34 GMT - Russia - World - SN:26 - ID:7139943

    MOSCOW, Dec 14 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said at his annual news conference on Thursday he will run in the 2018 presidential election as an independent candidate, Tass news agency reported. "This will be a self-nomination," Putin ....

  • US politician facing sexual assault claims commits suicide

    Date: 2017-12-14 08:02:29 GMT - USA - World - SN:14 - ID:7139705

    WASHINGTON, Dec 14 (MENA) - A US state politician accused of sexually molesting a 17-year-old girl in a media expose earlier this week has taken his own life, Sky news reported. Kentucky Republican representative Dan Johnson was found dead inside ....

  • MSF: More than 6,700 Rohingya killed in Myanmar

    Date: 2017-12-14 06:18:41 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:5 - ID:7139615

    GENEVA, Dec 14 (MENA) - At least 6,700 Rohingya were killed in the month after violence broke out in Myanmar in August, Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) said in a report. Based on surveys of refugees in Bangladesh, the number is much higher than ....

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