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  • Deputy PM of Kyrgyzstan dies in car crash

    Date: 2017-10-07 08:07:09 GMT - Kyrgyzstan - World - SN:10 - ID:7027179

    BISHKEK, Oct 7 (MENA) - Kyrgyz Deputy Prime Minister Temir Jumakadyrov has died on Saturday in a car crash near Bishkek. His driver and his assistant were killed in the collision as well, Russia Today channel reported, quoting a statement by the ....

  • 7 dead, 1 injured in military helicopter crash in Mexico

    Date: 2017-10-07 06:51:35 GMT - Mexico - World - SN:6 - ID:7027109

    MEXICO CITY, Oct 7 (MENA) - Seven army personnel are presumed dead after a helicopter crashed in the north of the town of el Salto in the mountainous state of Durango during a training flight, Mexico’s Defense Department said. In a statement, the ....

  • Iran says missile program 'non-negotiable'

    Date: 2017-10-06 22:51:18 GMT - Iran - World - SN:91 - ID:7027072

    TEHRAN, Oct 6 (MENA) – Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi said Iran’s missile program is for defensive purposes and is not open to any negotiations, Press TV reported. Qassemi on Friday firmly rejected a report quoting unnamed ....

  • US move to quit Iran deal may spark showdown surpassing N. Korean spat — Russian official

    Date: 2017-10-06 20:50:14 GMT - Russia - World - SN:81 - ID:7027043

    MOSCOW, Oct 6 (MENA) - Washington’s refusal to back the Iran nuclear deal is an attack on one of the world community’s biggest achievements in recent years, it is high time for its European and Middle East allies to speak out to prevent a potential ....

  • Trump expresses grief over victims of Las Vegas attack

    Date: 2017-10-06 19:50:14 GMT - USA - World - SN:78 - ID:7026988

    WASHINGTON, Oct 6 (MENA) - Declaring it a "very, very sad day" for himself and the nation, US President Donald Trump has visited a Las Vegas hospital, in a city reeling from the worst mass killing in modern US history. Trump met with survivors ....

  • Saudi King: Stability in Yemen, Syria possible when Iran stops expansionist policies

    Date: 2017-10-06 19:32:56 GMT - Russia - World - SN:76 - ID:7026985

    MOSCOW, Oct 6 (MENA) – Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz asserted on Friday that Iran should stop its "expansionist policies" to find peace and stability in Yemen and Syria. The King made the remarks during a meeting with Russian Premier Dmitry ....

  • 2,700 Tunisian illegal immigrants reached Italy in 2017 - IOM

    Date: 2017-10-06 19:23:56 GMT - Tunisia - World - SN:73 - ID:7026928

    TUNIS, Oct 6 (MENA) - Some 2,700 illegal immigrants from Tunisia have reached the Italian coast from January 1 till September 2017, Spokesman and Coordination Office for the Mediterranean of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) Flavio ....

  • Final results show 90% voted for Catalonia secession

    Date: 2017-10-06 18:48:46 GMT - Spain - World - SN:69 - ID:7026929

    MADRID, Oct 6 (MENA) - The final results of Catalonia's recently-held independence referendum showed that 90.18 per cent of voters backed secession from Spain, the region's government has said. Madrid has vowed to ignore the result after Spain's ....

  • Nobel peace prize gives hope: ICAN

    Date: 2017-10-06 18:46:37 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:68 - ID:7026874

    GENEVA, Oct 6 (MENA) - The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) said it is a great honor for it to be awarded the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize . In a statement by on Friday, ICAN said "this prize is a tribute to the tireless efforts ....

  • UNESCO chief welcomes awarding Nobel Peace Prize to ICAN

    Date: 2017-10-06 16:29:52 GMT - France - World - SN:62 - ID:7026825

    PARIS, Oct 6 (MENA) - UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova welcomed the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to the International Campaign for the Abolition of Nuclear Weapons (ICAN). "It is a resounding call to global responsibility and a stronger ....

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