Irish property prices up 8.9% year-on-year in September

October 29, 2015 5:42 am· Comments Off on Irish property prices up 8.9% year-on-year in September 

DUBLIN, Oct. 28 — Irish residential property prices nationwide were up 8.9 percent in September compared to the same month last year, according to official figures from the Central Statistics Office (CSO) on Wednesday.

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Over 15,000 refugees currently in Slovenian centers

October 29, 2015 5:38 am· Comments Off on Over 15,000 refugees currently in Slovenian centers 

LJUBLJANA, Oct. 28 — Nearly 15,300 refugees have been placed by Wednesday morning at several centers across the country, the Slovenian Press Agency (STA) reported.

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Germany criticizes Austria for moving refugees to Bavarian border

October 29, 2015 5:38 am· Comments Off on Germany criticizes Austria for moving refugees to Bavarian border 

MOSCOW, Oct. 28 — Speaking after a cabinet meeting chaired by Chancellor Angela Merkel, de Maiziere stressed that moving groups of migrants to the Bavarian border and letting them cross over by themselves without warning German authorities in advance was not "how it is done among friends."

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Egypt to join Vienna talks on Syrian crisis

October 29, 2015 5:38 am· Comments Off on Egypt to join Vienna talks on Syrian crisis 

CAIRO, Oct. 28 — Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry will participate in a meeting on the Syrian crisis in Vienna on Friday, the foreign ministry announced Wednesday.

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Chinese state councilor meets UN General Assembly president

October 29, 2015 5:38 am· Comments Off on Chinese state councilor meets UN General Assembly president 

BEIJING, Oct. 28 — Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi met with United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) President Mogens Lykketoft on Wednesday.

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Cambodian PM makes TV address after two opposition lawmakers assaulted

October 29, 2015 5:38 am· Comments Off on Cambodian PM makes TV address after two opposition lawmakers assaulted 

PHNOM PENH, Oct. 28 — Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen delivered a rare televised address on Wednesday evening after two opposition lawmakers were badly beaten this week by an unidentified group of people.

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Chinese premier sends condolences to Afghanistan, Pakistan over earthquake

October 29, 2015 5:38 am· Comments Off on Chinese premier sends condolences to Afghanistan, Pakistan over earthquake 

BEIJING, Oct. 28 — Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Wednesday extended condolences to the chief executive of the Afghan government, Abdullah Abdullah, and Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif respectively over the recent powerful earthquake.

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Turkey confirms IS behind Ankara bombings

October 29, 2015 5:38 am· Comments Off on Turkey confirms IS behind Ankara bombings 

ANKARA, Oct. 28 — Turkey confirmed on Wednesday that the IS was behind the twin suicide bombings in the capital Ankara earlier in October that killed 102 people.

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Russia's Skolkovo innovation center unaffected by sanctions, geopolitics

October 29, 2015 5:38 am· Comments Off on Russia's Skolkovo innovation center unaffected by sanctions, geopolitics 

MOSCOW, Oct. 28 — Pekka Viljakainen underlined that US and European investors were involved in multiple Skolkovo-led projects.

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Nigerian troops rescue 338 hostages from Boko Haram

October 29, 2015 5:38 am· Comments Off on Nigerian troops rescue 338 hostages from Boko Haram 

ABUJA, Oct. 28 — A total of 338 hostages held by militant group Boko Haram have been rescued by troops who raided enclaves of the rebels near the Sambisa Forest located in Nigeria' s northeastern state of Borno, the army said on Wednesday.

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