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  • 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 ....

  • Protesters in Afghanistan gather to decry 'US, NATO occupation'

    Date: 2017-10-06 15:45:36 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:54 - ID:7026774

    KABUL, Oct 6 (MENA) - Protesters took to the streets of the Afghan capital, Kabul on Friday to demand an end to the "American occupation" as the country marks 16 years since the beginning of the US and NATO invasion, Russia Today reported. Hundreds ....

  • Russia thwarts terror plots with help of Egypt, other countries

    Date: 2017-10-06 15:43:54 GMT - Russia - World - SN:53 - ID:7026777

    MOSCOW, Oct 6 (MENA) - Russian special services’ cooperation with foreign partners, including Egypt, allowed thwarting a number of terrorist attacks in Russia, the Federal Security Service chief, Alexander Bortnikov, was quoted by Tass as ....

  • Catalan parliament to meet on Monday, defying Spain: Regional official

    Date: 2017-10-06 14:55:39 GMT - Spain - World - SN:50 - ID:7026697

    MADRID, Oct 6 (MENA) - Catalonia's parliament will meet on Monday in defiance of a legal process to clamp down on those who want independence for the region, the Catalan head of foreign affairs said on Friday. In a deepening standoff between ....

  • Al Nusra Front might replace Daesh, says Moscow

    Date: 2017-10-06 14:24:20 GMT - Russia - World - SN:48 - ID:7026632

    MOSCOW, Oct 6 (MENA) - Deputy Director of the Department for New Challenges and Threats of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Vladimir Andreev said Friday that if terrorist Daesh group was defeated Al Nusra Front might replace it. Andreev ....

  • Bill on Donbass reintegration contradicts Minsk Accords — Russian envoy

    Date: 2017-10-06 12:45:26 GMT - Russia - World - SN:38 - ID:7026458

    MOSCOW, Oct 6 (MENA) - Ukraine’s bill on the so-called reintegration of Donbass runs counter to the Minsk Accords, Russia’s envoy to the Contact Group for a settlement in the east of Ukraine, Russia's representative to the Minsk contact group Boris ....

  • Moscow hopes that US will view Iran nuclear deal as significant

    Date: 2017-10-06 12:30:17 GMT - Russia - World - SN:37 - ID:7026383

    MOSCOW, Oct 6 (MENA) - Moscow expects that Washington will regard the Iran nuclear deal as relevant, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov was quoted by TASS as saying after talks with Kazakhstani Foreign Minister Kairat Abdrakhmanov. The ....

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