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  • Three skydivers killed in 'mid-air collision' in Australia

    Date: 2017-10-13 16:35:11 GMT - Australia - World - SN:57 - ID:7037923

    CANBERRA, Oct 13 (MENA) - Three skydivers have died after they were involved in a suspected mid-air collision in Australia, Sky News reported Friday. The victims - two men in their 30s and a woman in her 50s - were taking part in a jump at ....

  • Egypt congratulates France on reaching final round of UNESCO election

    Date: 2017-10-13 14:39:52 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:47 - ID:7037676

    CAIRO, Oct 13 (MENA) - Egypt on Friday congratulated France's candidate to UNESCO director general post Audrey Azoulay on winning the runoff election to decide the runner up who will compete against Qatar's candidate in the final round. Egypt ....

  • "They have to pay," EU's Juncker says of Britain

    Date: 2017-10-13 14:20:09 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:46 - ID:7037682

    LONDON, Oct 13 (MENA) - Britain must commit to paying what it owes to the European Union before talks can begin about a future relationship with the bloc after Brexit, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said on Friday, the Daily Mail ....

  • Iranian warships to hold drills with Russian navy

    Date: 2017-10-13 13:56:52 GMT - Russia - World - SN:45 - ID:7037614

    MOSCOW, Oct 13 (MENA) - Commander of the Iranian Navy Habibollah Sayyari said Friday that three Iranian warships will head on Saturday to Russian coasts to hold joint navy drills previously agreed on with Russia. Sayyari explained that the one-day ....

  • Egypt competed with honor in UNESCO election -- Foreign Ministry

    Date: 2017-10-13 13:50:19 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:43 - ID:7037597

    CAIRO, Oct 13 (MENA) – Egypt has competed with honor in the UNESCO election to select a director general of the Paris-based body, Foreign Ministry’s spokesman Ahmed Abu Zeid said Friday. In a Tweet after France's win in a runoff vote against ....

  • China to continue cooperation with UNESCO: FM

    Date: 2017-10-13 12:59:06 GMT - China - World - SN:36 - ID:7037477

    BEIJING, Oct 13 (MENA) - China will continue to actively participate in and support the work of UNESCO, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Friday. Spokesperson Hua Chunying made the remarks when asked to comment on the decisions of the United ....

  • S. Korea, Denmark condemn North Korea provocations

    Date: 2017-10-13 12:55:21 GMT - south korea - World - SN:34 - ID:7037395

    SEOUL, Oct 13 (MENA) - The top diplomats of South Korea and Denmark "strongly" condemned North Korea's continued provocations on Friday, calling for Pyongyang to "fully" and "completely" comply with multiple UN Security Council resolutions, Yonhap ....

  • China welcomes reconciliation deal between Palestinian rivals

    Date: 2017-10-13 12:13:54 GMT - China - World - SN:30 - ID:7037367

    BEIJING, Oct 13 (MENA) - China welcomed the reconciliation deal signed Thursday between the Palestinian rivals, Fatah and Hamas, in Cairo, expressing appreciation for Egypt's efforts to promote the Palestinian unity. China sees this positive ....

  • More than 25 million people dying in agony without morphine every year

    Date: 2017-10-13 12:01:50 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:29 - ID:7037359

    LONDON, Oct 13 (MENA) - More than 25 million people, including 2.5 million children, die in agony every year around the world, for want of morphine or other palliative care, The Guardian reported on Friday. Poor people cannot get pain relief in ....

  • Police: Officer fatally shot by Gorkha protesters in India

    Date: 2017-10-13 10:49:16 GMT - India - World - SN:25 - ID:7037189

    NEW DELHI, Oct 13 (MENA) - One police officer was killed and other four were injured after being shot by members of a Gorkha organization demanding a new state be carved in the region of West Bengal state where they live, police said Friday. A top ....

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