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  • China, Taiwan leaders hold historic talks, agree to set up hotline

    Date: 2015-11-07 16:57:43 GMT - Singapore - World - SN:81 - ID:3685193

    SINGAPORE, Nov 7 (MENA) - The top leaders of China and Taiwan held a historic summit in Singapore on Saturday in which they upheld the "one-China principle" -- recognizing both sides are part of China despite each claiming to be its legitimate ....

  • Haitians protest against presidential poll results

    Date: 2015-11-07 16:25:00 GMT - Haiti - World - SN:79 - ID:3684969

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Nov 7 (MENA) - Thousands of people have taken to the streets in Haiti to protest against the preliminary results of the presidential election, Euro News reported Saturday. According to official figures, the ruling party candidate ....

  • Ebola outbreak: Sierra Leone declared free of disease

    Date: 2015-11-07 14:21:20 GMT - Sierra Leone - World - SN:60 - ID:3684013

    FREETOWN, Nov 7 (MENA) - Sierra Leone has officially been declared free of Ebola by the World Health Organization (WHO). Thousands of people took to the streets of the capital, Freetown, at the stroke of midnight - marking 42 days without a single ....

  • Putin associate found dead in DC Hotel

    Date: 2015-11-07 13:20:19 GMT - Russia - World - SN:53 - ID:3683401

    MOSCOW, Nov 7 (MENA) - A prominent Russian millionaire with high-level ties to the Kremlin has been found dead inside a Washington hotel, a Russian official and a senior US official told ABC News. Mikhail Lesin, the former head of media affairs ....

  • Protests in Taipei over historic meeting by Chinese, Taiwanese leaders

    Date: 2015-11-07 09:20:58 GMT - Taiwan - World - SN:13 - ID:3681021

    TAIPEI, Nov 7 (MENA) – Dozens of protesters get into streets in Taipei, and tried to storm into the parliament ahead of a meeting between Taiwan's President Ma Ying-jeou and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping. Meantime, protesters gathered at ....

  • Daesh plotting to infiltrate, destabilize Balkans, intelligence suggests

    Date: 2015-11-07 09:14:38 GMT - USA - World - SN:9 - ID:3681017

    WASHINGTON, Nov 7 (MENA) - There is growing intelligence that the Daesh terrorist group may be setting its eye on infiltrating and destabilizing the Balkans, The Washington Times reported. A senior diplomatic official from the region tells The ....

  • Weapons inspectors determine mustard gas used in Syria

    Date: 2015-11-06 22:44:20 GMT - Netherlands - World - SN:87 - ID:3680545

    THE HAGUE, Nov 6 (MENA) - Inspectors have conclusively identified mustard gas as the toxic agent used in an attack by insurgents in northern Syria this past summer, according to a statement released Friday by an international chemical weapons ....

  • EU has to haggle for Turkey’s help in stemming flow of migrants -- paper

    Date: 2015-11-06 22:30:56 GMT - USA - World - SN:86 - ID:3680501

    WASHINGTON, Nov 6 (MENA) – The European Union is still discovering the cost of securing Turkey’s help to stem the flow of asylum seekers into the bloc, the Wall Street Journal said on Friday. Many in Brussels fear the full price could be ....

  • About 400 Kashmir separatists detained ahead of Modi's visit

    Date: 2015-11-06 16:18:44 GMT - India - World - SN:69 - ID:3678989

    NEW DELHI, Nov 6 (MENA) - About 400 separatists were detained in Kashmir Friday to prevent them from staging a protest march during a visit scheduled to be paid by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the disputed territory on Saturday. Modi is ....

  • Russia slams Charlie Hebdo over A321 cartoon

    Date: 2015-11-06 12:21:42 GMT - Russia - World - SN:48 - ID:3678125

    MOSCOW, Nov 6 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova has slammed the latest French publication of a Charlie Hebdo cartoon illustrating the Russian A321 passenger jet crash over Sinai, Sputnik news agency reported on ....

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