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  • 2 Japanese ministers visit Yasukuni Shrine

    Date: 2015-10-18 08:03:43 GMT - Japan - World - SN:12 - ID:3550837

    TOKYO, Oct 18 (MENA) – Two Japanese Cabinet ministers visited war-linked Yasukuni Shrine on Sunday, a day after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent an offering in lieu of a visit to its annual autumn festival to avoid offending Japan’s regional ....

  • Obama's policy is not "realism" as Americans think -- Paper

    Date: 2015-10-18 07:18:05 GMT - USA - World - SN:9 - ID:3550737

    LOS ANGELES, Oct 18 (MENA) - Most Americans still think of Barack Obama as a foreign policy idealist. That is certainly how he presents himself: Just replay the tape of his recent speech to the United Nations General Assembly, Los Angeles Times said ....

  • German woman kidnapped in Afghanistan freed

    Date: 2015-10-17 21:20:52 GMT - Germany - World - SN:113 - ID:3550301

    BERLIN, Oct 17 (MENA) - Germany's Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said Saturday a German woman who was kidnapped two months ago in the Afghan capital, Kabul, has been freed, ABC News reported. The minister said in a statement that he was ....

  • Woman killed, several injured in Argentina earthquake

    Date: 2015-10-17 18:43:43 GMT - Argentina - World - SN:101 - ID:3549817

    BUENOS AIRES, Oct 17 (MENA) - A woman was killed and several people were injured when a magnitude 5.9 earthquake struck northwest Argentina on Saturday, Radio Sawa reported. Homes and schools have been destroyed by the earthquake. (MENA) M S ....

  • Scotland’s first minister condemns proposed UK military action in Syria

    Date: 2015-10-17 17:03:14 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:88 - ID:3549301

    ABERDEEN, Oct 17 (MENA) - Scotland's first minister Nicola Sturgeon has condemned proposals for British military action in Syria, warning that it could add to the "unimaginable human suffering there", the Irish Times reported Saturday. In her ....

  • Russia-US deal on safe flights over Syria may extend cooperation

    Date: 2015-10-17 14:49:13 GMT - Russia - World - SN:79 - ID:3548665

    MOSCOW, Oct 17 (MENA) - A proposed document on safe flights over Syria between Moscow and Washington could become a starting point for closer cooperation between the countries, Russian Deputy Defense Minister Anatoly Antonov said. "We believe ....

  • Egyptian expats in southern France carry out national role in parliamentary polls - diplomat

    Date: 2015-10-17 13:00:54 GMT - France - World - SN:63 - ID:3547621

    MARSEILLE, Oct 17 (MENA) - Egypt's Consul General in Marseille Tarek Youssef said that the voting in the first phase of the parliamentary elections is going on smoothly and swiftly. Youssef told MENA on Saturday that all measures were taken to ....

  • EU deal with Turkey looks tawdry

    Date: 2015-10-17 12:29:31 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:59 - ID:3547277

    LONDON, Oct 17 (MENA) - The EU package for Turkey agreed at the latest Brussels summit on the refugee crisis looks pretty desperate. The situation of Syrian refugees, the bulk of those braving death to try to make their way to Europe, is very ....

  • Obama condemns violence in al Quds

    Date: 2015-10-16 22:49:26 GMT - USA - World - SN:86 - ID:3544841

    WASHINGTON, Oct 16 (MENA) – US President Barack Obama expressed concern about the outbreak of violence in al Quds (Jerusalem), calling on regional leaders to “tamp down” on rhetoric that might feed “violence or anger or misunderstanding," Voice of ....

  • Russia to propose resumption of MH17 crash probe to Netherlands

    Date: 2015-10-16 22:13:31 GMT - Russia - World - SN:84 - ID:3544801

    MOSCOW, Oct 16 (MENA) – Russia will soon approach the Dutch Safety Board with a proposal to resume an investigation into Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 crash over Ukraine, Sputnik News quoted the Russian Foreign Ministry as saying on ....

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