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  • Spain closes 14-year mission in Afghanistan but leaves 25 troops in Kabul

    Date: 2015-10-25 07:21:45 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:9 - ID:3596993

    KABUL, Oct 25 (MENA) - Spain has closed its 14-year mission in Afghanistan but decided to leave 25 troops in Kabul, Khaama Press reported. The country’s armed forces lowered their flag during a ceremony in western Herat province on Friday. The ....

  • S. Korea fires warning shots at N. Korean patrol boat

    Date: 2015-10-25 07:07:41 GMT - south korea - World - SN:6 - ID:3596997

    SEOUL, Oct 25 (MENA) - South Korea has fired machine gun rounds at a North Korean patrol boat that crossed into its waters in the Yellow Sea, the South's military said Sunday, threatening the conciliatory mood created by the second round of family ....

  • Cameron turns to UN to secure EU deal

    Date: 2015-10-24 22:44:16 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:97 - ID:3596569

    LONDON, Oct 24 (MENA) - UK Prime Minister David Cameron is planning to go to the United Nations in New York to force the European Union to keep its referendum promises of a better deal for Britain, The Telegraph reported Saturday. The Prime ....

  • Five suspects held in Pakistan over terrorism charges

    Date: 2015-10-24 17:23:24 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:77 - ID:3595509

    ISLAM ABAD, Oct 24 (MENA) - The Pakistani police have arrested five persons in Peshawar on suspicion of links to terrorist groups, Radio Sawa reported. The suspects were passing near a Shia religious procession. They were taken to a police station ....

  • One dead, 80 injured in attack on Shia Ashura ritual in Bangladesh

    Date: 2015-10-24 17:22:18 GMT - Bangladesh - World - SN:75 - ID:3595513

    DHAKA, Oct 24 (MENA) - A bomb attack on Shia Muslims in Bangladesh has killed one person and wounded at least 80 others, the BBC reported. Police said three homemade devices were detonated amid thousands of worshippers gathering for the annual ....

  • Rain, floodwaters soak Texas

    Date: 2015-10-24 16:56:32 GMT - USA - World - SN:73 - ID:3595237

    NEW YORK, Oct 24 (MENA) - Heavy rains that brought a flood threat to North and Central Texas will spread into South Texas on Sunday as a stalled cold front causing the downpours is reinforced by remnants of Hurricane Patricia, CBS News reported ....

  • Lavrov: Russia ready to offer air support to Syrian opposition in anti-Daesh fight

    Date: 2015-10-24 15:41:13 GMT - Russia - World - SN:60 - ID:3594657

    MOSCOW, Oct 24 (MENA) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavorov said on Saturday that Russia is ready to provide air support, in the form of airstrikes, to help Syrian opposition forces, like the Free Syrian Army, who are fighting the Daesh group. ....

  • Ex-Japan PM urges focusing on bright side of ties with China

    Date: 2015-10-24 14:34:32 GMT - China - World - SN:54 - ID:3594309

    BEIJING, Oct 24 (MENA) - Former Japanese Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda said it is about time for politicians both in Japan and China to focus more on the bright side of the inseparable relations between the two countries, so as not to threaten the ....

  • Japan offers aid to Tajikistan for farm, infrastructure development

    Date: 2015-10-24 14:34:13 GMT - Tajikistan - World - SN:53 - ID:3594313

    TOKYO, Oct 24 (MENA) - Japan offered on Saturday to help Tajikistan with agriculture and infrastructure development, including providing around 900 million yen ($7.4 million) in grant aid to the Central Asian nation. The bilateral cooperation was ....

  • Russia, Iran agree to boost cooperation to ensure safety in the Middle East

    Date: 2015-10-24 14:19:02 GMT - Russia - World - SN:52 - ID:3594301

    MOSCOW, Oct 24 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov reached an agreement with his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif to increase cooperation to ensure safety and stability in the Middle East, the Russian news agency Sputnik ....

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