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  • Iran to buy Russian T-90 tanks

    Date: 2015-12-09 14:07:20 GMT - Iran - World - SN:83 - ID:3894402

    TEHRAN, Dec 9 (MENA) - Iran plans to buy the T-90 tanks from Russia and make further military equipment purchases, Iran Ground Force commander said. Commander of the Iranian Ground Force Brigadier General Ahmad Reza Pourdastan told local ....

  • Align trade and agricultural development policies better to achieve food security

    Date: 2015-12-09 13:52:54 GMT - Italy - World - SN:81 - ID:3894014

    ROME, Dec 9 (MENA) - Rules governing international trade of food and agricultural products should be crafted with an eye to improving countries' food security and other development objectives. For this, a pragmatic approach that would align ....

  • Iran halves natural gas flow to Turkey

    Date: 2015-12-09 12:55:34 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:70 - ID:3891630

    ANKARA, Dec 9 (MENA) - Iran has halved the volume of natural gas flows to Turkey, citing an increase in domestic consumption due to severe winter weather, Turkish newspaper Milliyet reported on Wednesday. It said the daily gas flow of some 28-30 ....

  • US seeks Sweden's support for efforts to fight Daesh

    Date: 2015-12-09 12:09:26 GMT - Sweden - World - SN:57 - ID:3893062

    STOCKHOLM, Dec 9 (MENA) - Sweden's Radio said the US government contacted Sweden's Defense Minister Peter Hultqvist to ask for support in the fight against the extremist group Isis, also known as IS or Daesh. The Nordic country was contacted via ....

  • Putin, Cameron probe achieving security in Middle East region

    Date: 2015-12-09 12:01:13 GMT - Russia - World - SN:55 - ID:3892830

    MOSCOW, Dec 9 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin had a phone conversation with British Prime Minister David Cameron where they discussed means of achieving security in the Middle East region in the context of settling the Syrian ....

  • Kandhar airport casualties up

    Date: 2015-12-09 11:49:58 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:52 - ID:3892834

    KANDHAR, Afghanistan, Dec 9 (MENA) - The Taliban have killed dozens of Afghan security forces and civilians during a lengthy siege on Kandahar airport, home to a large Nato military base in southern Afghanistan, The Daily Telegraph reported. The ....

  • Online 'spell-checker' could block jihadists' recruitment, says Google chief

    Date: 2015-12-09 11:47:13 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:51 - ID:3892318

    LONDON, Dec 9 (MENA) - High-tech companies should develop "spell-checkers" to censor Daesh on social media, the head of Google, the world's biggest internet search engine, has said. Eric Schmidt, Google's executive chairman, said new steps were ....

  • Malaysia accepts first of 3,000 Syrian migrants

    Date: 2015-12-09 11:40:21 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:48 - ID:3892462

    KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 8 (MENA) - Malaysia has received the first batch of Syrian migrants out of a total of 3,000 it plans to allow into the country, according to the BBC. The eight people have relatives working in Malaysia who appealed to ....

  • 18 killed in Taliban attack on Kandahar airport

    Date: 2015-12-09 11:18:53 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:45 - ID:3892162

    KABUL, Dec 9 (MENA) - At least 18 people have been killed and several hostages held as heavy fighting continues at the airport in the Afghan city of Kandahar, Khaama press reported quoting officials. The Taliban said it carried out the attack at ....

  • Ban calls for united efforts to reject corruption

    Date: 2015-12-09 11:12:05 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:40 - ID:3892294

    CAIRO, Dec 9 (MENA) - United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon in his message on the International Anti-corruption Day, 9 December 2015, in order to usher in a better future for all, called for united efforts to deliver a clear message around ....

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