05 September 2015

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Greek police use teargas amid scuffles on islandGreek police use teargas amid scuffles on island (24)
Saturday, September 05, 2015 Angeliki Koutantou, Athens About 200 unregistered refugees trying to board a ship scuffled with police and coastguard officials on the Greek island of Lesbos yesterday, a coastguard spokesman told Reuters, with television footage showing the refugees throwing stones at police. Police used teargas to disperse the group, a reporter at the scene for the Greek news channel ANT1 said.
'US assurances put Riyadh at ease over Iran' (25)
Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir says US President Barack Obama has assured Riyadh about the favorable impacts of the recent nuclear agreement between Iran and the P5+1. Code: 203952 "The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia was satisfied with these assurances after having spent the last two months consulting with our allies," Jubeir said following a meeting between Obama and Saudi King Salman in Washington on Friday.
Hungary offering to bus migrants to Austrian borderHungary offering to bus migrants to Austrian border (18)
Bernadett Szabo/Reuters Migrants set off on foot for the border with Austria from Budapest, Hungary on Friday. By Griff Witte and Michael Birnbaum / The Washington Post BUDAPEST - Sending Europe's refugee crisis hurtling toward another country, Hungary's leaders backed down Friday from a confrontation with thousands of asylum-seekers, offering to bus the desperate migrants to the border with Austria.
Islamic Militants Destroy Ancient Tombs in Syria (4)
By Albert Aji (AP) - Islamic State militants destroyed three ancient tower tombs in the central city of Palmyra in the last few days, a Syrian government official said Friday. Tower tombs, built on high grounds, are a unique feature of the Roman-era caravan city. Maamoun Abdulkarim, head of the Antiquities and Museums Department in Damascus, said Friday the militants destroyed the tower tombs, including
What's new is that the lobbies lost (63)
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