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  • Death toll in Pakistan factory tragedy jumps to 49

    Date: 2015-11-07 20:17:14 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:105 - ID:3685957

    ISLAMABAD, Nov 7 (MENA) - More bodies of the victims of the a factory tragedy in Pakistan were recovered on Saturday, raising the death toll to 49, Geo News reported. Rescuers are of the view that there are still chances of survival of the ....

  • Two US officers arrested in fatal shooting of boy, 6

    Date: 2015-11-07 17:14:06 GMT - USA - World - SN:85 - ID:3685149

    NEW YORK, Nov 7 (MENA) - Two US law enforcement officers were arrested Friday in the shooting death of a 6-year-old boy, which occurred as both officers were working side jobs as city marshals, NBC News reported. Derrick Stafford, 32, and Norris ....

  • 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 ....

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