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  • Global-PRNewswire(1):Kuang-Chi GCI Fund to Invest $250m in Global Startups

    Date: 2016-10-31 09:00:23 GMT - China - World - SN:14 - ID:5871273

    Following Successful GCI Fund I, GCI Fund II Opened to Selected Investment Partners SHENZHEN, China, Oct. 31, 2016 /PRNewswire/MENA/ -- Kuang-Chi Group has launched its second Global Community of Innovation (GCI) fund, which will invest up to ....

  • S. Korea, U.S. hold joint amphibious drill amid N. Korean threats

    Date: 2016-10-31 07:54:53 GMT - south korea - World - SN:10 - ID:5870625

    SEOUL, Oct 31 (MENA) - Marines from South Korea and the United States kicked off an amphibious landing operation along the eastern coast, a military official said Monday, the latest in a series of military drills meant to demonstrate the resolve of ....

  • 7.1 magnitude quake hits central Italy

    Date: 2016-10-30 09:09:25 GMT - Italy - World - SN:10 - ID:5864265

    ROME, Oct 30 (MENA) - A strong earthquake measured 7.1 magnitude has struck central Italy, SkyNews reported. While there were no immediate reports of casualties on Sunday, damage was substantial. Sunday's earthquake followed a series of tremors to ....

  • Turkish court imposes travel ban on co-leader of pro-Kurdish party

    Date: 2016-10-30 09:08:29 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:9 - ID:5864117

    ANKARA, Oct 30 (MENA) - The co-leader of Turkey’s pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) was banned from traveling abroad by a Turkish court on grounds of being a member of an armed terrorist group. Figen Yuksekdag, co-chair of the leftist ....

  • US orders families of consulate workers in Istanbul to leave

    Date: 2016-10-29 23:03:45 GMT - USA - World - SN:83 - ID:5863561

    WASHINGTON, Oct 29 (MENA) - The US State Department is ordering family members of employees posted to the US Consulate General in Istanbul to leave because of security concerns, abc news reported. In a statement issued Saturday, the State ....

  • Serbian prime minister evacuated after weapons cache discovery

    Date: 2016-10-29 22:58:07 GMT - Serbia - World - SN:82 - ID:5863541

    BELGRADE, Oct 29 (MENA) - Serbian police on Saturday evacuated Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic to a "safe location" after discovering a weapons cache near the premier's family house on the outskirts of Belgrade, Deutsche Welle reported. The ....

  • India offers to buy 200 foreign combat jets - if they're Made-in-India

    Date: 2016-10-29 12:27:38 GMT - India - World - SN:40 - ID:5860837

    NEW DELHI, Oct 29 (MENA) - India is offering to buy hundreds of fighter planes from foreign manufacturers - as long as the jets are made in India and with a local partner, air force officials say. A deal for 200 single-engine planes produced in ....

  • 27 Daesh militants among 84 killed in Afghan forces operations: Afghan ministry

    Date: 2016-10-29 11:49:38 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:37 - ID:5860461

    KABUL, Oct 29 (MENA) - At least 84 militants including 27 loyalists of Daesh terrorist group were killed during the counter-terrorism operations in the past 24 hours, Afghan Ministry of Defense said Saturday. According to a statement by the ....

  • Russia accuses Ukraine, Lithuania & Poland of training terrorists

    Date: 2016-10-29 10:02:14 GMT - Russia - World - SN:27 - ID:5859773

    MOSCOW, Oct 29 (MENA) - A top Russian official has accused Ukraine, Lithuania and Poland of training terrorists. The three neighboring European countries have adopted 15 programs aimed at recruiting Russian youths, Russia Today channel quoted the ....

  • Indian high commission official leaves Pakistan

    Date: 2016-10-29 08:56:21 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:19 - ID:5859325

    ISLAMABAD, Oct 29 (MENA) - Indian High Commission official who was declared persona non grata by Pakistan left the country with his family on Saturday, Geo News quoted sources as saying. Surjeet Singh was declared persona non grata on October ....

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