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  • Turkey no longer needs EU membership but won't quit talks - Erdogan

    Date: 2017-10-01 22:16:23 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:86 - ID:7018834

    ANKARA, Oct 1 (MENA) - Turkey no longer needs to join the European Union but will not unilaterally abandon the stalled EU accession talks, President Tayyip Erdogan told parliament on Sunday. "We will not be the side which gives up. To tell the ....

  • Daesh claims responsibility for Marseille terror attack

    Date: 2017-10-01 21:27:05 GMT - France - World - SN:82 - ID:7018955

    PARIS, Oct 1 (MENA) - Daesh have claimed responsibility for a terror attack which saw a man shouting 'Allahu Akbar' stab two women to death with a butcher's knife in Marseille. The victims, aged 17 and 20, suffered horrific injuries during the ....

  • Italy says to expel North Korea envoy over nuclear, missile tests

    Date: 2017-10-01 20:41:40 GMT - Italy - World - SN:79 - ID:7018742

    ROME, Oct 1 (MENA) - North Korea's ambassador to Italy will be expelled from the country in protest over Pyongyang's recent nuclear and ballistic missile tests, the Daily Mail quoted Italian Foreign Minister Angelino Alfano as saying on ....

  • 10 Afghan forces mistakenly killed in airstrike

    Date: 2017-10-01 20:25:02 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:78 - ID:7018824

    KABUL, Oct 1 (MENA) - Afghan officials say at least 10 security forces have been killed after the Afghan Air Force mistakenly dropped bombs on their checkpoint in southern Helmand province, Fox News reported. Gul Agha Muslim, a member of the ....

  • Negotiating with N. Korea waste of time, Trump says

    Date: 2017-10-01 20:10:35 GMT - USA - World - SN:77 - ID:7018741

    WASHINGTON, Oct 1 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump criticized Secretary of State Rex Tillerson for his attempts to open a dialogue with North Korea, claiming such efforts are a waste of time, Fortune Magazine reported Sunday. “I told Rex ....

  • Catalonia clashes: 465 injured as riot police charge polling stations in bid to stop vote

    Date: 2017-10-01 19:41:04 GMT - Spain - World - SN:75 - ID:7018712

    MADRID, Oct 1 (MENA) - Catalonia's health department has confirmed that 465 people had been treated due to clashes with police forces as they cracked down on attempts to hold a banned referendum on Catalan independence from Spain, The Independent ....

  • Head of UN food agency says world must step up Rohingya aid

    Date: 2017-10-01 16:09:33 GMT - Bangladesh - World - SN:59 - ID:7018417

    DHAKA, Oct 1 (MENA) - The head of the United Nations' food-assistance agency on Sunday urged the international community to step up its support for the relief operation for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh or risk "a massive catastrophic disaster," ....

  • Catalan referendum: 'Hundreds injured' in clashes

    Date: 2017-10-01 14:42:47 GMT - Spain - World - SN:53 - ID:7018389

    MADRID, Oct 1 (MENA) - Catalan officials say at least 337 people have been injured in clashes as police try to prevent voting in Catalonia's independence referendum, the BBC reported on Sunday. The Spanish government has pledged to stop a poll ....

  • Man shot dead by French army after killing two people at Marseille train station

    Date: 2017-10-01 14:40:30 GMT - France - World - SN:52 - ID:7018388

    MARSEILLE, Oct 1 (MENA) - A man armed with a knife killed two people at the main train station in the Mediterranean port city of Marseille on Sunday before being shot dead by soldiers patrolling there. “Two victims have been stabbed to death,” ....

  • SOHR: 3,000 people killed in September

    Date: 2017-10-01 14:00:00 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:47 - ID:7018328

    LONDON, Oct 1 (MENA) - The head of the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) Rami Abdul Rahman said Sunday that more than 3,000 persons, including 1,000 civilians, were killed in September, which is the highest monthly death toll ....

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