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  • China petrochemical plant inferno extinguished

    Date: 2015-07-17 07:12:32 GMT - China - World - SN:10 - ID:2999377

    BEIJING, July 17 (MENA) - A ferocious fire was put out 24 hours after it engulfed a petrochemical plant in east China's Shandong Province, according to the local fire control headquarters. At 7:24 a.m. on Friday, more than 900 firefighters worked ....

  • Four Marines, gunman killed at US naval base

    Date: 2015-07-16 20:24:53 GMT - USA - World - SN:97 - ID:2998477

    WASHINGTON, July 16 (MENA) - Four US Marines were killed and three other people were injured in a shooting incident in Chattanooga, Tennessee, ABC News reported on Thursday. According to the mayor and military officials, the gunman was also ....

  • Eurogroup approves launch of Greece bailout talks

    Date: 2015-07-16 18:44:41 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:93 - ID:2998193

    BRUSSELS, July 16 (MENA) - The Eurogroup is seeking 7 billion euros of bridge financing for Greece from the European Financial Stability Fund from which Greece will be able to pay back its arrears to the International Monetary Fund, the Euronews ....

  • German president, FM greet Muslims on Eidul Fitr

    Date: 2015-07-16 13:32:06 GMT - Germany - World - SN:48 - ID:2995985

    BERLIN, July 16 (MENA) - German President Joachim Gauck greeted Muslims on the occasion of Eidul Fitr (Lesser Bairam), hoping a happy feast for them. In his greeting message to the Muslims on Thursday, Gauck called for more confidence between ....

  • Putin, Obama did not reach agreement on Syria - Kremlin

    Date: 2015-07-16 11:07:23 GMT - Russia - World - SN:27 - ID:2995185

    MOSCOW, July 16 (MENA) - Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov denied that Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Barack Obama reached an agreement on the Syrian crisis during their phone conversation held yesterday. Dialogue between Moscow ....

  • Obama thanks Putin for Iran nuclear deal

    Date: 2015-07-16 06:09:29 GMT - USA - World - SN:1 - ID:2993341

    WASHINGTON, July 16 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama has thanked his Russian counterpart for his role in achieving a nuclear agreement with Iran. Washington says the two leaders also pledged during the talk to work to reduce tensions in Syria, ....

  • Turkish PM meets with political parties' leaders

    Date: 2015-07-15 15:00:19 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:75 - ID:2990993

    ANKARA, July 15 (MENA) - Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu met Wednesday with some political parties leaders including HDP co-leaders Selahattin Demirtaş and Figen Yüksekdağ for coalition talks. After the meeting the Prime Minister held a ....

  • Obama praises Putin for help clinching Iran deal

    Date: 2015-07-15 13:53:05 GMT - USA - World - SN:64 - ID:2990365

    WASHINGTON, July 15 (MENA) – US President Barack Obama praised Russian President Vladimir Putin for his role in the Iran nuclear deal saying there could now be an “opening” for further detente in the worst crisis in American-Russian relations since ....

  • Obama sending defense chief to Mideast to ally fears after Iran nuclear deal

    Date: 2015-07-15 13:24:40 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:57 - ID:2989457

    CAIRO, July 15 (MENA) - The expected visit by US Defense Secretary Ash Carter to the Middle East is aiming at alleying the fears of the US allies after Iran and major world powers reached a nuclear deal. The agreement would curb sensitive ....

  • French FM says to visit Iran

    Date: 2015-07-15 09:51:08 GMT - France - World - SN:26 - ID:2988645

    PARIS, July 15 (MENA) - Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius says he will pay a visit to Iran after Tehran signed a deal with world powers on Tehran's nuclear program. Fabius said on Wednesday that his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif ....

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